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Panning for nanosilver in laundry wastewater

Silver nanoparticles are being used in clothing for their anti-odor abilities but some of this silver comes off when the clothes are laundered. The wastewater from this process could end up in the environment, possibly harming aquatic life, so researchers have attempted to recover the silver.

Dec 20th, 2017

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The coldest chip in the world

Physicists have succeeded in cooling a nanoelectronic chip to a temperature lower than 3 millikelvin. They used magnetic cooling to cool the electrical connections as well as the chip itself.

Dec 20th, 2017

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Biofilms as construction workers

A new study describes processes from the field of biology that utilize biofilms as ?construction workers? to create structural templates for new materials that possess the properties of natural materials.

Dec 19th, 2017

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