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Nanodiamonds to boost treatment of chemoresistant leukemia

By binding multiple molecules of a common leukemia drug with nanodiamonds, scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) managed to boost the delivery of the drug to leukemic cells and retain the drug within the cells to combat the cancer.

Posted: Sep 11th, 2013

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New magnetic semiconductor material holds promise for spintronics

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a new compound that can be integrated into silicon chips and is a dilute magnetic semiconductor -- meaning that it could be used to make "spintronic" devices, which rely on magnetic force to operate, rather than electrical currents.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2013

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Nanobiomaterials: Development and applications

'Nanobiomaterials: Development and Applications' gives you a broad, interdisciplinary view of current developments as well as new findings and applications in bionanomaterials. The book brings together the work of international contributors who are actively engaged at the forefront of research in their respective disciplines.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2013

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A novel kind of flexible, transparent and self-standing silicon nanowires paper

Researchers in China present a simple synthetic strategy by gas flow directed assembly of a unique interlocking alignment of the Si nanowires (SiNWs) to produce, for the first time, a flexible transparent and self-standing silicon nanowires paper, which consists of interconnected SiNWs with the diameter of about 10 nm via simply free-catalyst thermal evaporation in a vertical high-frequency induction furnace.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2013

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New technique efficiently resolves chemistry of nanoparticles

A new technique lets scientists efficiently resolve elements' locations in three dimensions. The technique combines scanning transmission electron microscopy and X-ray energy dispersive spectrometry with a new detector arrangement and a brighter electron beam. The result is a three-dimensional map of the elements' placement on a sample smaller than a single blood cell.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2013

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Motorised microscopic matchsticks move in water with sense of direction

Chemists, physicists and computer scientists at the University of Warwick have come together to devise a new powerful and very versatile way of controlling the speed and direction of motion of microscopic structures in water using what they have dubbed chemically 'motorised microscopic matchsticks'.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2013

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Scientists demonstrate new method for harvesting energy from light

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated a new mechanism for extracting energy from light, a finding that could improve technologies for generating electricity from solar energy and lead to more efficient optoelectronic devices used in communications.

Posted: Sep 9th, 2013

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