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Materials chemistry news, September 2014

Researchers have developed full color display technology using aluminum nanorods that are able to identify colors and blend into the background.

Researchers have studied colloidal solid-solid transitions and discovered a surprising mechanism that facilitates one of these routes.

A team of researchers has developed a novel method for controllably constructing precise internanotube junctions.

Researchers have developed anew method for the synthesis of an ultrahard material that exceeds diamond in hardness.

Researchers have developed a light detector that could revolutionise chemical sensing and night vision technology.

For the first time, researchers have been able to open a kind of window into the inner workings of a lithium-ion battery.

Graphene could lead to devices in high-frequency electronics.

A new route to making graphene has been discovered that could make the 21st century's wonder material easier to ramp up to industrial scale.

Researchers have for the first time provided direct evidence of a water-mediated reaction mechanism for the catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide.

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Scientists, have tapped oil and water to create scaffolds of self-assembling, synthetic proteins called peptoid nanosheets.

Jack Lemons has been awarded the highly acclaimed international 2015 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal Award.

Researchers have created dynamic nanoparticles (NPs) that could provide an arsenal of applications to diagnose and treat cancer.

University of Illinois engineers are bringing a touch of color to glucose monitoring.

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