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Removing heavy metals from water with MOFs

Their unprecedented internal surface areas and easy chemical tunability allow MOFs to 'pull' water vapor and other gases from air. These same features make them promising materials also for selectively removing heavy metals from water.

Posted: Mar 14th, 2018

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Magnetism has the pull to transform our digital lives

Digital memory and security could be transformed according to new research, which has for the first time showed that antiferromagnets can be easily controlled and read by switching the direction of ordinary electrical currents at super-fast speed.

Posted: Mar 13th, 2018

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New nanotechnology workplace design recommendations

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) launched four new products this week intended to provide options to companies for controlling possible exposure of their workers to nanomaterials on the job.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2018

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Extracellular vesicles could be personalized drug delivery vehicles

Creating enough nanovesicles to inexpensively serve as a drug delivery system may be as simple as putting the cells through a sieve, according to an international team of researchers who used mouse autologous immune cells to create large amounts of fillable nanovesicles to deliver drugs to tumors in mice.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2018

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