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Assembling nanomachines in bacteria

A new study reveals how a specific structure in flagellum and injectisome, the export gate complex, dynamically assembles and how preventing this assembly could make bacteria innocuous.

Aug 9th, 2017

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Scalable nanowire photonic crystals

Researchers demonstrate the bottom-up synthesis of InGaN nanowire photonic crystals with precisely controlled size, spacing, and morphology, which can serve as the fundamental building blocks of a new generation of photonic crystal devices and systems.

Aug 9th, 2017

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Nanocrystalline LEDs: Red, green, yellow, blue...

The color of the light emitted by an LED can be tuned by altering the size of their semiconductor crystals. Researchers have now found a clever and economical way of doing just that, which lends itself to industrial-scale production.

Aug 7th, 2017

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Microbot origami can capture, transport single cells (w/video)

Researchers have developed a way to assemble and pre-program tiny structures made from microscopic cubes to change their shape when actuated by a magnetic field and then, using the magnetic energy from their environment, perform a variety of tasks - including capturing and transporting single cells.

Aug 4th, 2017

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