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Nanomaterials news, July 2017

A little fluorine can turn two-dimensional hexagonal boron nitride from an insulator to a semiconductor with magnetic properties.

Submissions are being accepted for the 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Researchers in Developing Countries.

Find out who will receive one of the 2016 Acta student awards.

By depositing bismuth onto a silicon carbide substrate, scientists have created a topological insulator that can work at room temperatures.

New electrode designs based on a highly conductive, two-dimensional transition metal carbide could produce fast-charging batteries.

Scientists have produced the most detailed study yet of the thermal effects of semiconducting metal-nitride nanowires.

Converting an organic polymer to carbon via heating offers a novel way to fix catalyst nanoparticles onto electrode surfaces.

Carbon nanofiber electrodes coated with a conductive polymer and bacteria can generate electricity while cleaning wastewater.

A novel membrane made from graphene can filter molecules from aqueous solutions up to 10 times faster than state-of-the-art membranes.

A novel composite material shows promise as a catalyst for the degradation of environmentally-harmful synthetic dye pollutants.

Halide perovskite semiconductors can emit multiple, bright colors from a single nanowire at resolutions as small as 500nm.

Scientists have created a novel 2D material in which electrons travel in one direction with one type of spin, which could be useful for spintronics.

A novel ‘sugar-coated’ nanomaterial can promote the growth of new bone, as well as other bodily tissues, with minimal use of growth factor.

Scientists have shown how 3D selective laser sintering can be used to make fingertip-size blocks of graphene foam.

A new low-temperature catalyst can produce high-purity hydrogen gas while simultaneously using up carbon monoxide.

Copper-containing mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles are versatile, multifunctional and can carry active agents to the site of bone damage

Materials manufacturer OCSiAl has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build a plant for single wall carbon nanotubes.

Mimicking useful properties of melanin-like materials.

A novel chemical process can deposit nanomaterials on graphene without changing the properties and arrangement of its carbon atoms.

A new way to create extremely thin electrically conducting sheets within crystals could lead to reconfigurable electronic circuits.

Assemblies of metallic nanoparticles at multiple length scales behave like bulk magnets and display shape-dependent behavior.

Tracking and controlling dynamic molecular vibrations.

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