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Molecular motor-powered biocomputers

A recently launched research project aims to develop a biocomputer based on highly efficient molecular motors that will use a fraction of the energy of existing computers, and that can tackle problems where many solutions need to be explored simultaneously.

Posted: Mar 20th, 2017

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Special nanopowders for the synthesis of new aluminum alloys

Researchers have produced special nanopowders, which are used as modifying additives in the production of aluminum alloys. This method will significantly improve the operational properties of the foundry products, and reduce the energy costs for its final processing.

Posted: Mar 20th, 2017

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Light-controlled gearbox for nanomachines

Researchers have succeeded in developing a complex molecular motor that can work in one direction and its opposite. The system can even be controlled precisely, in the same way as a gearbox.

Posted: Mar 20th, 2017

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Star-spangled find may lead to advanced electronics

In a new paper, scientists describe a material that, when heated to about 450 degrees Celsius, transforms from an atomically thin, two-dimensional sheet into an array of one-dimensional nanowires, each just a few atoms wide.

Posted: Mar 20th, 2017

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