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Nanomaterial-based catalyst improves drug and pesticide production

Scientists have developed a new catalyst material, graphene containing oriented metal nanoparticles, for organic reactions in the manufacture of drugs and pesticides. Aside from the material itself, the work's main contribution lies in the single-step process by which it is obtained.

Nov 17th, 2015

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3-D mapping a new drug-delivery tool

Scientists have developed a new method that can 'see' inside dispersed cubosomes (dispersed cubic liquid crystalline phases) with unprecedented detail. The breakthrough can help to improve their design significantly for better drug or nutrient delivery.

Nov 17th, 2015

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A new symmetry underlies the search for new materials

A new type of symmetry operation has the potential to quicken the search for new advanced materials that range from tougher steels to new types of electronic, magnetic, and thermal materials. With further developments, this technique could also impact the fields of computational materials design.

Nov 17th, 2015

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The Rusnanoprize 2015 laureates have been announced

The 2015 RUSNANOPRIZE Nanotechnology International Prize was awarded to Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Professor of Drexel University, Director of the Anthony J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute and Dr. Patrice Simon, Professor of Paul Sabatier University.

Nov 13th, 2015

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