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Scientists call for new tools to explore the world's microbiomes

In October, an interdisciplinary group of scientists proposed forming a Unified Microbiome Initiative to explore the world of microorganisms that are central to life on Earth and yet largely remain a mystery. An article describes the tools scientists will need to understand how microbes interact with each other and with us.

Posted: Jan 6th, 2016

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Leaf-mimicking device harnesses light to purify water

For years, scientists have been pursuing ways to imitate a leaf's photosynthetic power to make hydrogen fuel from water and sunlight. In a new twist, a team has come up with another kind of device that mimics two of a leaf's processes to harness solar energy to purify water.

Posted: Jan 6th, 2016

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Using nanoparticles to combat arteriosclerosis

A method for guiding replacement cells to diseased vascular segments using nanoparticles. The scientists demonstrated in mice that the fresh cells actually exert their curative effect in these segments.

Posted: Jan 6th, 2016

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Nanowalls for smartphones

Researchers have now used 3D print technology to create a new type of transparent electrode, which takes the form of a grid made of gold or silver 'nanowalls' on a glass surface. The walls are so thin that they can hardly be seen with the naked eye.

Posted: Jan 6th, 2016

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The world's smallest hard ferrite nanomagnet

Scientists have successfully developed the world's smallest nanomagnet, a single-digit nanosize hard ferrite magnet composed of iron oxide. Being composed of iron and oxygen, the magnet is eco-friendly, low cost, and suitable for mass production.

Posted: Jan 5th, 2016

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