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Graphene research: numerous products, no acute dangers

The Graphene Flagship: The largest EU research initiative ever launched has come to a successful end.

Today, 08:57 UTC

A nanosensor for brain chemistry analysis

A new nanoscale sensor greatly outperforms standard technologies by monitoring areas 1,000 times smaller and tracking subtle changes in the chemical content of biological tissue with sub-second resolution.

Today, 07:48 UTC

Angle-dependent holograms made possible by metasurfaces

Researchers develop metasurface technology for angle-dependent holograms, offering vast applications in VR, AR, and more.

February 21, 2024

Nanoscale manipulation of exciton-trion interconversion in a MoSe2 monolayer via tip-enhanced cavity-spectroscopy

In a significant advancement for next-generation semiconductors, scientists have made groundbreaking discoveries in the field of two-dimensional semiconductors.

February 21, 2024

Researchers develop world's most efficient quantum dot solar cell

A novel ligand exchange technique enables the synthesis of organic cation-based perovskite quantum dots, ensuring exceptional stability while suppressing internal defects in the photoactive layer of solar cells.

February 21, 2024

Electrons become fractions of themselves in graphene

An exotic electronic state observed by physicists could enable more robust forms of quantum computing.

February 21, 2024

Berlin Nanotechnology Institute launches Artist-in-Residency Program inspiring new perspectives on science

The residency program is open to Berlin-based artists working in any discipline.

February 21, 2024

Spinning, magnetic micro-robots help researchers probe immune cell recognition

The robot gives scientists a new, highly adaptable way to study immune cells and to aid in the design of immunotherapies against cancer, infection, or autoimmune diseases.

February 21, 2024

Membrane technology: Looking deep into smallest pores

Researchers found that vertically aligned carbon nanotubes of specific pore geometry and pore surface structure are suited for use as highly selective membranes.

February 21, 2024

Unraveling the pH-dependent oxygen reduction performance on single-atom catalysts

A group of researchers has answered some pressing questions regarding a new, promising class of catalysts known as single-atom catalysts.

February 21, 2024

Breakthrough optical platform unlocks secrets of natural swarm intelligence for next-gen collective microrobotics (w/videos)

A customizable synthetic active matter system using holographic optical traps can replicate complex biological swarm behaviors like flocking and schooling. Findings unlock key principles governing emergent order in groups, enabling creation of ultra-responsive collective micro- and nanorobotic systems.

February 21, 2024

Cybersecurity for satellites is a growing challenge, as threats to space-based infrastructure grow

This emerging battleground highlights the urgent need for robust cybersecurity measures to protect our space assets from sophisticated attacks that threaten global stability and security.

February 20, 2024

Plastic recycling with a protein anchor

Researchers have introduced a biohybrid catalyst that oxidizes polystyrene microparticles to facilitate their subsequent degradation.

February 20, 2024

Researchers master solvent-free nanoparticle arrangement for sensors and electronics

Scientists ditch solvents! Breakthrough dry method arranges nanoparticles for next-gen sensors, electronics, and more.

February 20, 2024

The Radcliffe Wave is waving

Astronomers report oscillation of our giant, gaseous neighbor.

February 20, 2024

Nanomaterial biosensor accurately and efficiently determines meat freshness

Employing a porous graphene electrode with zinc oxide nanoparticles, biosensor identifies aging byproducts in meat.

February 20, 2024

It's the spin that makes the difference

Magnetic effects at the origin of life?

February 20, 2024

New non-toxic method for producing high-quality graphene oxide

Researchers have found a new way to synthesize graphene oxide which has significantly fewer defects compared to materials produced by most common method.

February 20, 2024