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Cell membrane inspires new ultrathin electronic film

Researchers have developed a new method to build large areas of semiconductive material that is just two molecules thick and a total of 4.4 nanometers tall. The films function as thin film transistors, and have potential future applications in flexible electronics or chemical detectors.

Posted: May 3rd, 2018

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A new approach to study properties of nanodroplets

Researchers have found new methods to measure the internal pressure and surface tension of nano-sized drops of liquid like those involved in cloud formation and airborne pollutants to study how they behave in different environments.

Posted: May 2nd, 2018

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It all comes down to roughness

Researchers have explained how the surface characteristics of microspheres affect rapid increases in the viscosity of suspensions, thus laying the groundwork for applications such as smoothly flowing cement.

Posted: May 2nd, 2018

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Nanodiamond turns into controllable light source

Researchers have developed a controlled light source based on nanodiamond. Experiments have shown that diamond shell doubles the emission speed light sources and helps to control them without any additional nano- and microstructures.

Posted: May 2nd, 2018

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Organic printing nanoinks may restore sight to blind people

Fabricated using cheap and widely-available organic pigments used in printing inks and cosmetics, a simple retinal prosthesis consists of tiny pixels like a digital camera sensor on a nanometric scale. Researchers hope that it can restore sight to blind people.

Posted: May 2nd, 2018

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