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October 21, 2014
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Solid nanoparticles can deform like a liquid
Boston MA (SPX) Oct 15, 2014
A surprising phenomenon has been found in metal nanoparticles: They appear, from the outside, to be liquid droplets, wobbling and readily changing shape, while their interiors retain a perfectly stable crystal configuration. The research team behind the finding, led by MIT professor Ju Li, says the work could have important implications for the design of components in nanotechnology, such as metal contacts for molecular electronic circuits. The results, published in the journal Nature Materi ... read more
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Nanoparticles get a magnetic handle
A long-sought goal of creating particles that can emit a colorful fluorescent glow in a biological environment, and that could be precisely manipulated into position within living cells, has been ac ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Crystallizing the DNA nanotechnology dream
DNA has garnered attention for its potential as a programmable material platform that could spawn entire new and revolutionary nanodevices in computer science, microscopy, biology, and more. Researc ... more
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Electric charge along microbial nanowires imaged
The claim by microbiologist Derek Lovley and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst that the microbe Geobacter produces tiny electrical wires, called microbial nanowires, has been mir ... more
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Nanoparticles Break the Symmetry of Light
Nanoparticles can emit light into ultra-thin glass fibres. Physicists at the Vienna University of Technology have now managed to select the direction of the light using an unusual kind of coupling b ... more


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DNA nano-foundries cast custom-shaped metal nanoparticles
Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have unveiled a new method to form tiny 3D metal nanoparticles in prescribed shapes and dimensions using ... more
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Smallest world record has 'endless possibilities' for bio-nanotechnology
Scientists from the University of Leeds have taken a crucial step forward in bio-nanotechnology, a field that uses biology to develop new tools for science, technology and medicine. The new study, p ... more
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Fast, cheap nanomanufacturing
Luis Fernando Velasquez-Garcia's group at MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) develops dense arrays of microscopic cones that harness electrostatic forces to eject streams of ions. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Australian volcanic mystery explained

Scientists create possible precursor to life

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

The breathing sand

Autism autism evolved recently in human history

Mediterranean, Semi-Arid Ecosystems Prove Resistant to Climate Change

WSU researchers see how plants optimize their repair

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Researchers develop transparent nanoscintillators for radiation detection
A University of Texas at Arlington research team says recently identified radiation detection properties of a light-emitting nanostructure built in their lab could open doors for homeland security a ... more
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A new dimension for integrated circuits: 3-D nanomagnetic logic
Electrical engineers at the Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM) have demonstrated a new kind of building block for digital integrated circuits. Their experiments show that future computer chips cou ... more
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All directions are not created equal for nanoscale heat sources
Thermal considerations are rapidly becoming one of the most serious design constraints in microelectronics, especially on submicron scale lengths. A study by researchers from the University of Illin ... more
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Penn Team Studies Nanocrystals by Passing Them Through Tiny Pores
An interdisciplinary team of University of Pennsylvania researchers has now applied a cutting-edge technique for rapid gene sequencing toward measuring other nanoscopic structures. By passing nanosc ... more
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Nanoparticles give up forensic secrets
A group of researchers from Switzerland has thrown light on the precise mechanisms responsible for the impressive ability of nanoparticles to detect fingermarks left at crime scenes. Publishin ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
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Hubble uses gravity lense to find extremely distant galaxy

UH Manoa studies effects of long-term space travel

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Mysterious Midcontinent Rift is a Geological Hybrid

INTERN DAILY

A Heartbeat Away? Hybrid "Patch" Could Replace Transplants
TAU researcher harnesses gold nanoparticles to engineer novel biocompatible cardiac patch. Because heart cells cannot multiply and cardiac muscles contain few stem cells, heart tissue is unable to r ... more
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World's smallest reference material is big plus for nanotechnology
If it's true that good things come in small packages, then the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can now make anyone working with nanoparticles very happy. NIST recently issued R ... more
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Engineers show light can play seesaw at the nanoscale
University of Minnesota electrical engineering researchers have developed a unique nanoscale device that for the first time demonstrates mechanical transportation of light. The discovery could have ... more
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Smallest possible diamonds form ultra-thin nanothreads
For the first time, scientists have discovered how to produce ultra-thin "diamond nanothreads" that promise extraordinary properties, including strength and stiffness greater than that of today's st ... more
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Oxides Discovered by CCNY Team Could Advance Memory Devices
The quest for the ultimate memory device for computing may have just taken an encouraging step forward. Researchers at The City College of New York led by chemist Stephen O'Brien have discovered new ... more
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Nanotubes help healing hearts keep the beat
Carbon nanotubes serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through new pediatric heart-defect patches invented at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital. A team led by ... more
TIME AND SPACE

New 'star' shaped molecule breakthrough
Scientists at The University of Manchester have generated a new star-shaped molecule made up of interlocking rings, which is the most complex of its kind ever created. Known as a 'Star of Davi ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar

Successful test for India's Nirbhay cruise missile

Israeli minister airs Iran nuclear concerns at Pentagon

More sightings of 'foreign sub' as Sweden says it could use force

India says no compromise with China on territory

Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants: officials

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Nanoribbon film keeps glass ice-free

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Rice rolls 'neat' nanotube fibers

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Magnetic nanocubes self-assemble into helical superstructures

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Decoding the role of water in gold nanocatalysis

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Nano-pea pod model widens electronics applications

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Nanotechnology aids in cooling electrons without external sources

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Peptoid Nanosheets at the Oil/Water Interface

SOLAR DAILY

New synthesis method may shape future of nanostructures, clean energy

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Nanoscale assembly line

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UO-Berkeley Lab unveil new nano-sized synthetic scaffolding technique

Engineers develop new sensor to detect tiny individual nanoparticles

New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits

Shaping the Future of Nanocrystals

Introducing the multi-tasking nanoparticle

Electron microscopy enables imaging of gold nanoparticles

New Properties of Rotating Superfluids Discovered in Helium Nanodroplets

Calculations with Nanoscale Smart Particles

Bacterial nanowires: Not what we thought they were

Sun's activity influences natural climate change

Eco-friendly 'pre-fab nanoparticles' could revolutionize nano manufacturing

Self-assembly of gold nanoparticles into small clusters

Super-Black Nano-Coating to Be Tested for the First Time in Space

Raytheon partners with university of technology research

A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos

Low cost technique improves properties of nanomaterials

NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast

Nano-sized Chip Sniffs Out Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs

Rice nanophotonics experts create powerful molecular sensor

"Nanocamera" takes pictures at distances smaller than light's own wavelength

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