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Nanomaterials news, July 2020

Using the hyper-Rayleigh scattering optical activity technique, physicists can now 'see' the twist of a single nanoparticle floating freely in a liquid.

Healing wounds using honey and silk

An update on an ancient remedy has potential for effective scar-free healing of wounds

Graphene oxide-wrapped nanospheres can help destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria and antibiotic-resistance genes in wastewater treatment plants.

By investigating insect surfaces, researchers have identified a nanostructure that can be used to engineer better water-repellent coatings

Doped graphene nanoribbons could help in quantum computing

Researchers have used an electron microscope to observe the individual steps of growing indium oxide on graphene at atomic-scale resolution.

Researchers have synthesized a new form of melanin enriched with selenium for protecting human tissue against harmful radiation.

By studying the 2D material gallium telluride in real time using ultrafast electron diffraction, researchers have discovered that it breaks Friedel's Law.

For the first time, researchers have observed a quantum fluid known as the fractional quantum Hall state in a 2D semiconductor.

Scientists have developed a novel instrument for studying quantum materials that can make three kinds of atom-scale measurements simultaneously.

A carbon nanotube film possesses a combination of thermal, electrical and physical properties that could make it of use for next-generation smart fabrics.

Researchers have identified a small number of impurity atoms that may contribute to the strength of enamel, but also make it more soluble.

Researchers have developed a novel form of non-volatile computer memory, based on sliding atomically thin layers of metal over one another.

micropatterned substrate boosts perovskite light absorption

2D germanane has potential to deliver active agents directly to tumors

A new technique for making heterostructured materials uses ball milling to smash structurally incommensurate solids and then reassemble them.

Researchers have identified which pairs of atoms in a nanoparticle of palladium and platinum are the most active in breaking down car exhaust gases.

Smart medicines could generate drugs and imaging agents when they come into contact with diseased tissues

A light-powered metal catalyst, comprising tiny spheres of aluminum dotted with specks of palladium, can break the strong chemical bonds in fluorocarbons.

Materials called metal-organic frameworks can be spun into fibres to filter particulate pollutants from air

Researchers have developed smart adaptive clothing by showing that graphene can control thermal radiation from textile surfaces.

Researchers have developed a new abrasion-based method for producing heterostructure devices based on 2D materials such as graphene.

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