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Researchers in Finland and The Netherlands demonstrated that it is possible to grow and wire a single platinum nanoparticle using a single-walled carbon nanotube, thus providing a bottom-up approach to building nanoelectrodes.
Apr 5th, 2006
Researchers in Switzerland succeeded in the large-scale production of carbon-coated copper nanoparticles. These carbon/copper nanocomposites could be used as novel, low-cost sensor materials and offer a metal-based alternative to the currently used brittle oxidic spinels or perovskites.
Apr 4th, 2006
Carbon nanotubes ((CNTs) are five times less dense than steel and approximately 30 times stronger. Their mechanical properties make them ideal candidates for the mechanical reinforcement of polymers.
Apr 3rd, 2006
Greatly expanding on previously reported work on platinum nanostructures, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories just released a new paper describing a range of novel platinum nanostructures with potential applications in fuel and solar cells as well as nanotags in biomedicine.
Mar 31st, 2006
The race to patent anything related to nanotechnology continues to produce a flood of patents in the U.S., with the number of patents on average growing by over 30% every year since 2000.
Mar 30th, 2006
French and U.S. researchers designed a nanomechanical DNA switch controlled by the rate of temperature variation, thereby providing a flexible, scalable alternative to simultaneous chemical control of different DNA switches at equilibrium.
Mar 29th, 2006
A new method for preparation of a double-layered nanoporous membrane suitable for virus filtration was developed.
Mar 28th, 2006
Researchers in the Netherlands investigated novel milk protein nanotubes with potentially interesting applications in the food and pharma industries.
Mar 27th, 2006