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Humidity switches molecular diode off and on

An international group of scientists has developed the first switchable molecular diode. You can turn this on and off through humidity. Vice versa, it is a humidity sensor at the nanoscale.

Posted: Dec 4th, 2017

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Engineering electron pathways in 2D-topological insulators

Scientists reported new insight into the electronic conduction and interference on 2D-topological insulators - an exotic kind of insulators that conduct only at the edge and that could be key for the development of a new generation of electronic devices.

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2017

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Fighting myocardial infarction with nanoparticle tandems

How can damaged cardiac tissue following a heart attack best be treated with replacement muscle cells? A research team is now presenting an innovative method on mice: Muscle replacement cells, which are to take over the function of the damaged tissue, are loaded with magnetic nanoparticles.

Posted: Dec 1st, 2017

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Metamaterial with a twist

Scientists have designed a three-dimensional material that converts linear compression forces into a rotation movement.

Posted: Dec 1st, 2017

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