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Researchers develop technique to measure quantity, risks of engineered nanomaterials delivered to cells

Scientists at the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology at Harvard School of Public Health have discovered a fast, simple, and inexpensive method to measure the effective density of engineered nanoparticles in physiological fluids, thereby making it possible to accurately determine the amount of nanomaterials that come into contact with cells and tissue in culture.

Posted: Mar 28th, 2014

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Revolutionary solar cells double as lasers

Latest research finds that the trailblazing perovskite material used in solar cells can double up as a laser, strongly suggesting the astonishing efficiency levels already achieved in these cells is only part of the journey.

Posted: Mar 28th, 2014

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Need your dielectric to stick to graphene? Just add water

An application highly desired by the semiconductor industry is graphene's potential role as a replacement for silicon as a substrate in microchips. Thanks to an innovative technique for applying dielectrics (insulating layers) onto graphene, that goal is a bit closer to reality.

Posted: Mar 28th, 2014

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