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Nanoelectromechanical sensors based on suspended 2D materials

Nanoelectromechanical sensors based on suspended 2D materials

An international team of researchers have recently published a review article on nanoelectromechanical (NEMS) sensors based on suspended two-dimensional (2D) materials in the journal Research (“Nanoelectromechanical Sensors Based on Suspended 2D Materials”), an open-access multidisciplinary…

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Harvard’s Wyss Institute launches Torus Bio systems to develop, commercialize DNA nanotechnology

Harvard’s Wyss Institute launches Torus Bio systems to develop, commercialize DNA nanotechnology

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced today that Cambridge, MA-based Torus BiosystemsTM, Inc., will develop and commercialize DNA nanotechnology developed at the Wyss Institute by Peng Yin and David Zhang.…

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Nano-X Imaging IPO: Health Tech Stock Hits Market 

Nano-X Imaging IPO: Health Tech Stock Hits Market 

The Nano-X Imaging IPO is the latest health tech company to hit the market. Offering a lower-cost than traditional medical imaging technology, the company has strong investor support as the industry becomes more digital. In…

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Scientists Demonstrate Tunable, Atomically Thin Semiconductors

Scientists Demonstrate Tunable, Atomically Thin Semiconductors

To tune the band gap, a key parameter in controlling the electrical conductivity and optical properties of semiconductors, researchers typically engineer alloys, a process in which two or more materials are combined to achieve properties…

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Tunnelling Nanotubes Regulate Blood Supply to Keep Vision Intact

Tunnelling Nanotubes Regulate Blood Supply to Keep Vision Intact

A new mechanism of blood redistribution that is essential for the proper functioning of the adult retina has just been discovered in vivo by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM). Their…

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Sussex Team Develops New Way to Check Nanomaterial Quality

Sussex Team Develops New Way to Check Nanomaterial Quality

Polymers reinforced with ultra-fine strands of carbon fibers epitomize composite materials that are “light as a feather and strong as steel,” earning them versatile applications across several industries. Adding materials called carbon nanotubes can further…

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Cellulose Nanocrystals Make Carbon-Fiber Composites Strong as Steel

Cellulose Nanocrystals Make Carbon-Fiber Composites Strong as Steel

Polymers reinforced with ultra-fine strands of carbon fibers epitomize composite materials that are “light as a feather and strong as steel,” earning them versatile applications across several industries. Adding materials called carbon nanotubes can further…

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The Key To Better Batteries Is Soft Solid Electrolytes, Say Researchers

The Key To Better Batteries Is Soft Solid Electrolytes, Say Researchers

he bane of battery scientists are little things called dendrites — little spikes of lithium that can pierce battery cells and lead to fires or explosions. Like the stalagmites and stalactites found in underground caves,…

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Researchers demonstrate the production of viral parts within artificial cells

Researchers demonstrate the production of viral parts within artificial cells

Scientists searching for better diagnostic tests, drugs or vaccines against a virus must all begin by deciphering the structure of that virus. And when the virus in question is highly pathogenic, investigating, testing or developing…

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Elon Musk claims his Neuralink chip will allow you to stream music directly to your brain

Elon Musk claims his Neuralink chip will allow you to stream music directly to your brain

Elon Musk‘s mysterious Neuralink startup is working on a brain-computer interface that will allow wearers to stream music directly to their brain, the technology entrepreneur has claimed. Mr Musk, who also heads SpaceX and Tesla,…

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