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A sweat nanosensor assesses your health

Made from state-of-the-art silicon transistors, an ultra-low power sensor enables real-time scanning of the contents of liquids such as perspiration. Compatible with advanced electronics, this technology boasts exceptional accuracy - enough to manufacture mobile sensors that monitor health.

May 15th, 2015

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New shortcut to solar cells

Scientists have found a way to simplify the manufacture of solar cells by using the top electrode as the catalyst that turns plain silicon into valuable black silicon.

May 13th, 2015

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Researchers build new fermion microscope

A team of physicists has built a microscope that is able to see up to 1,000 individual fermionic atoms. The researchers devised a laser-based technique to trap and freeze fermions in place, and image the particles simultaneously.

May 13th, 2015

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Nanotechnology improves methods for detecting polluting emissions

Researchers used a copper oxide nanowire decorated with palladium nanoparticles to detect carbon monoxide, a common industrial pollutant. The sensor was tested in conditions similar to ambient air since future devices developed from this method will need to operate in these conditions.

May 13th, 2015

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