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Biochemical signals prompt self-configuring nanomaterials

Nanomaterials with electrical connections triggered by biochemical signals.

A novel iron-based alloy has promising magnetic properties for spintronics applications, provided it’s created in layers less than 200nm thick.

A six-atom thick bilayer of tungsten diselenide exhibited a 100-fold increase in photoluminescence when subjected to strain.

A new type of optical magnetometer, the NV magnetoscope, can map a unique feature of superconductive materials known as the Meissner effect.

Combination of sulfolane and a metal salt makes a stable electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries that overcomes shortcomings of conventional electrolytes.

Ceramic transition metal nanoparticle complexes coated with amino acids combine optical properties and chiral asymmetry.

Giant photo-effect in graphene decorated with Pt nanoparticles boosts proton transport and hydrogen generation.

The Acta Journals are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Reviewer awards for excellence in reviewing in 2017.

New sensing strategy enables biological targets to be tracked and imaged in vitro and in vivo with high spatial and temporal accuracy.

New soft, smart glucose detectors can by monitor glucose levels directly and in real-time in tears and sweat.

A new designer's toolkit can build various levels of complexity into nanoparticles using a simple, mix-and-match process.

Researchers have fabricated silicon microparticles of various shapes and sizes that can reversibly assemble and disassemble in water.

Engineers have discovered that zirconium tritelluride nanoribbons can carry a current density 50 times greater than conventional copper interconnects.

By photodoping silicon cylinders, researchers have built the first metal-free, dynamically tunable metamaterial for controlling electromagnetic waves.

A new algorithm for predicting exotic materials helped to reduce the time needed to develop a thermoelectric material from 15 years to 15 months.

Salt aids the creation of 2D materials by lowering the energetic barrier that otherwise prevents the component molecules from reacting with each other.

Defects in two-dimensional materials can enhance their physical, electrochemical, magnetic, energy and catalytic properties.

Lithium-ion battery technology is starting to reach its physical limits.

A novel X-ray nanoprobe beamline can observe materials down to a scale of just 10nm and capture multiple images of different material properties.

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