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2-D materials' crystalline defects key to new properties

Understanding how atoms 'glide' and 'climb' on the surface of 2-D crystals like tungsten disulphide may pave the way for researchers to develop materials with unusual or unique characteristics, according to an international team of researchers.

Posted: Sep 24th, 2014

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Magnetic field opens and closes nanovesicle

Chemists and physicists managed to open and close nanovesicles using a magnet. This process is repeatable and can be controlled remotely, allowing targeted drug transport in the body, for example.

Posted: Sep 24th, 2014

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Stabilization of highly reactive reagents upon nanoscale encapsulation

Researchers have demonstrated that the radical initiators used widely in the synthesis of polymers and organic compounds can be remarkably stabilized against light irradiation and heat through encapsulation by a molecular capsule. They have also revealed that the stabilized initiators can be used for usual polymer synthesis.

Posted: Sep 24th, 2014

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Nanorama car workshop

Nanomaterials and ultra-fine particles in car workshops - learn how to handle them safely by exploring the 'Nanorama Car Workshop'.

Posted: Sep 23rd, 2014

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