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Moths’ eyes inspire design of antireflective coating for solar panels, smartphones and tablet computers

New technology for imaging nanoparticles takes gold

A new optical imaging technology uses a glass slide covered with gold nanodiscs to detect nanoparticles as small as 25nm in diameter.

framework evaluates how a single nanowire grows and effects of different growth factors

Researchers have developed a new form of 3D printing that works by using a nozzle of compressed gas to fire titanium alloy particles at a substrate.

By coating self-assembled DNA structures with silica, researchers were able to use them as scaffolds for the construction of 3D nano-superconductors.

Researchers have developed a lead-free magnetic double perovskite, which raises the possibility of coupling spintronics with optoelectronics.

Researchers have discovered that adding potassium ions to the electrolyte in lithium-metal batteries can prevent the growth of dendrites.

Localized surface plasmons on aluminum nanoparticles can power the conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide by graphite.

Researchers have found a way to construct transistors out of non-toxic quantum dots and then assemble them into functional logic circuits.

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Researchers have developed an electrochemically assisted membrane whose permeability to gases such as carbon dioxide can be switched on and off at will.

A novel current collector for lithium-ion batteries, comprising a copper-coated polymer, weighs 80% less and can also help prevent battery fires.

polymer scaffolds embedded with magnetic nanoparticles trigger stem cell differentiation and tendon regeneration

By adding a zeolite and tweaking the design, researchers have boosted the output of a system that can extract drinkable water directly from the air.

Researchers have developed a new magnetic material that, together with a special process to access it, can offer greater data storage densities than ever.

A novel deposition method that utilizes liquid gallium is able to produce very large-scale 2D molybdenum disulphide without any grain boundaries.

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