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Nanotechnology researchers from U.S. and Korea collaborate on graphene research

Nanotechnology researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) and the Republic of Korea's national metrology institute - the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) - have recently developed a unique nanoscale measurement technique and used it to observe structural disorder in graphene that is fabricated on a silicon carbide substrate.

Posted: Nov 8th, 2013

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Graphene - a primer

Graphene has been the subject of a scientific explosion since the ground-breaking experiments on this novel material less than 10 years ago.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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Nanoparticle-seeded bio patch can regrow bone

Researchers at the University of Iowa have created a bio patch to regenerate missing or damaged bone by putting DNA into a nano-sized particle that delivers bone-producing instructions directly into cells.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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Nano-antennas enable a mini spectrometer integrated into your mobile phone

Researchers are developing a novel type of an ultra-tiny spectrometer that fits into your mobile phone. The novelty here are metallic nano-antennas for harvesting, filtering and amplifying of incoming photons. In addition, thin-film manufacturing technology makes this sensor affordable for mass production.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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Nanosilver-coated fibers - the answer for wearable electronics? (w/video)

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have developed a way to print silver directly onto fibres. This new technique could make integrating electronics into all types of clothing simple and practical. This has many potential applications in sports, health, medicine, consumer electronics and fashion.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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