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Improved ruthenium nanocatalyst branches out and outperforms

By creating branched nanoparticles from the metal ruthenium, researchers developed a way to increase the speed of catalysis while maintaining the catalyst's stability. Because they have precise control over the nanoparticle?s crystal structure, they can create a reaction that is both highly active and highly stable.

Feb 6th, 2020

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A new way to trace nanoparticles inside the skin

Scientists have conducted a series of experiments with upconversion luminescent nanoparticles and various models of human skin to determine how many nanoparticles penetrated the skin and how quickly and deep they moved.

Feb 5th, 2020

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Machine learning accelerates metamaterial design

Scientists used machine learning techniques to analyze databases of information. The computer program predicted the ideal metamaterial design for absorbing low-energy light. Conventional models would have taken more than two thousand years to find the best metamaterial.

Feb 5th, 2020

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