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Heat in graphene propagates as a wave

Researchers have shed new light on the mechanisms of thermal conductivity in graphene and other two-dimensional materials. They have demonstrated that heat propagates in the form of a wave, just like sound in air.

Mar 6th, 2015

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Temperature behaves in strange and unexpected ways in graphene

A collaboration of physicists and chemists has discovered that temperature behaves in strange and unexpected ways in graphene, a material that has scientists sizzling with excitement about its potential for new technological devices ranging from computing to medicine.

Mar 6th, 2015

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Skyrmions get a sonic touch

The use of sound waves to probe nanoscale magnetic whirls called skyrmions could help to develop next-generation memory and data storage technology.

Mar 6th, 2015

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Spinning cotton into capacitive yarn

While the pattern for making a wearable fabric battery has already been laid out, it's now time to select the threads that will turn a textile into an energy storage device.

Mar 5th, 2015

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Medical nanoparticles for the local treatment of lung cancer

Researchers have developed nanocarriers that site-selectively release medicines/drugs at the tumor site in human and mouse lungs. The scientists report that this approach led to a significant increase in the effectiveness of current cancer medicines in lung tumour tissue.

Mar 5th, 2015

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