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Scientists have discovered that silicon contamination is the reason why graphene often doesn't perform as well as predicted.

bridging the gaps between aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes with metal atoms boosts electrical conductivity in a new direction

Nanoantibiotics could provide new ways of treating drug-resistant 'superbugs' and reducing the amounts of traditional antibiotics used

A novel thin-film material can rapidly transition from an electricity-transmitting metal to an insulator without changing its atomic structure.

making tiny, nanoscale holes into graphene sheets and removing them again could hold the key to manufacturing high-quality structures

Physicists have found the first evidence for a 2D material that can become a magnetic topological insulator even when it is not placed in a magnetic field.

better understanding of stability of perovskites will aid application in large-area or flexible solar energy systems

By combining epoxy with graphene foam, scientists have produced a stiff, conductive composite material for electronic applications.

Find out the recipients of the 2018 Extreme Mechanics Letters Young Investigator Award.

Bacteria and graphene nanoribbons help generate electricity on a mushroom

Bone-forming and -resorbing cells prefer nanoparticles of specific size, surface charge, and composition

Scientists have dramatically improved the response of graphene to light by self-assembling a mesh of polymer nanowires that conduct electricity.

Congratulations to Prof M Stanley Whittingham.

Hydrogen ions controlled by an electric voltage can be used to change the magnetic properties of a magnetic layer in a spintronics device.

Using an x-ray analysis technique, scientists have discovered that the metal-insulator transition in magnetite is a two-step process.

Scientists have used a process called ball-milling to help create 3D heterostructures from various 2D transition metal dichalcogenides.

Ultrafast X-ray laser pulses have revealed that the insulator-to-metal transition of vanadium dioxide is more complicated than originally thought.

A novel technique can produce films made from carbon nanotubes and a 2D material called MXene that can block electromagnetic interference.

Scientists have combined silk proteins with carbon nanotubes to produce a composite material for use in flexible electronics and biomedical devices.

Researchers have used a mussel-inspired polymer to produce graphene-based liquid crystalline fibers with impressive mechanical and electrical properties.

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