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The hunt for white aluminium

When the technical sciences meet world-famous Danish design, you get - the colour white. Designers are working with scientists to develop a method for creating white aluminium surfaces USING nanopores. Something which has never been achieved before, but which designers the world over have been hankering after for a very long time.

Posted: May 29th, 2014

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Ebbesen, Hell and Pendry share 2014 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience

The 2014 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience is shared between Thomas W. Ebbesen, Universite Louis Pasteur, Universite de Strasbourg, France, Stefan W. Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany, and Sir John B. Pendry, Imperial College London, UK.

Posted: May 29th, 2014

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An overview of journals publishing nanotechnology articles

This report studies the number of nanotechnology articles published in ISI-indexed journals, and investigates the ascending or descending trend of the publication of such articles in ISI-indexed journals. The report also lists conferences in which the highest number of nanotechnology articles have been presented.

Posted: May 28th, 2014

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Better catalysts for the petrochemical industry

When crude oil is refined to fuels and chemicals, help is at hand - in the form of so-called catalysts. Scientists now provide a reference parameter for the performance of an important class of catalysts for petrochemical production.

Posted: May 28th, 2014

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'Nanodaisies' deliver drug cocktail to cancer cells

Biomedical engineering researchers have developed daisy-shaped, nanoscale structures that are made predominantly of anti-cancer drugs and are capable of introducing a 'cocktail' of multiple drugs into cancer cells.

Posted: May 28th, 2014

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Leaving the islands

In a recent study, the desorption of oxygen molecules from a silver surface was successfully visualized for the first time. The effects account for the shortcomings of conventional models of desorption.

Posted: May 28th, 2014

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