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Nanomaterials news, February 2015

Adding about one per cent of nanoparticles by weight makes the solar cells more efficient, according to the findings of a team of scientists.

Announcing Engineering Advances

A new initiative involving Elsevier’s engineering journals, editors, authors and referees – titled Engineering Advances.

Adding MgO nanoparticles to polymer composite scaffolds helps bone-forming cells stick.

Scientists are interested in using gels to deliver drugs designed to release their payload over a specified time period.

University of Pennsylvania researchers have made an advance in manufacturing one such material, molybdenum disulphide.

Specialized peptides binds with nanoparticles to help improve lithium-ion batteries.

Biomimetic nanosheets based on microbial armor.

Scientists have shown that gold nanotubes have many applications in fighting cancer.

Welcome to the Virtual Microscope, the integrated browser based slide viewer that provides access to high resolution whole slide images.

The 2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has been awarded to the ground-breaking chemical engineer Dr Robert Langer.

Materials Today lead the way to make it simple for authors to publicly share peer-reviewed, curated, formatted, indexed, citable raw research data.

We’re celebrating the International Year of Light with a video contest where we ask you to tell us what light means to you.

Using a medium to compress and shorten intense laser pulses.

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