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Researchers take exploration of key 'building block' particles into space

As part of SpaceX's CRS-19 resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), researchers are set to begin a new scientific investigation to explore how a group of microscopic particles considered key 'building blocks' for materials and products here on Earth, known as colloidal particles, behave and form in zero-gravity.

Jan 8th, 2020

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Nanobubbles in nanodroplets

Researchers observed the ultrafast reaction of nanodroplets of helium after excitation with extreme ultraviolet radiation (XUV) using a free-electron laser in real time.

Jan 8th, 2020

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Nano antennas for data transfer

For the first time, physicists have successfully converted electrical signals into photons and radiated them in specific directions using a low-footprint optical antenna that is only 800 nanometres in size.

Jan 8th, 2020

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Nanopharmaceuticals in the environment

Nanomedicine is making headways. However, the tiny nanoparticles that are being used as carriers for drugs could find their way into water, soil and air. Researchers are investigating potential risks.

Jan 7th, 2020

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