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Tricky feat with stand-up molecule

Researchers have achieved a new level of precision working with single molecules. They succeeded in placing an ultrathin molecule in an upright position on a flat layer of silver atoms - and the molecule remained standing instead of reverting to its naturally favoured position.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2018

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Sintering atomically thin materials with ceramics now possible

For the first time, researchers have created a nanocomposite of ceramics with a two-dimensional material that opens the door to new designs of nanocomposites with a variety of applications, such as solid-state batteries thermoelectrics, varistors, catalysts, chemical sensors and much more.

Posted: Jun 26th, 2018

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Shining a light on gene regulation

This promising method involves coating nanoparticles with gene-regulatory agents and then exposing them to a dose of laser light to unleash that material.

Posted: Jun 26th, 2018

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