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Researchers Prove that Glass can Bend and Flex on a Nanoscale

A new glass technology capable of adding a new level of flexibility to the microscopic world of medical devices has been developed by Brigham Young University researchers. Headed by Aaron Hawkins,... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Researchers Develop Innovative Nano-Capillary Rise Model to Decipher Fracking

In the last decades, hydraulic fracturing or “fracking,” a method of oil and gas extraction, has taken the global energy industry by storm. In this technique, small gas and oil deposits... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Researchers Reveal Atomic Positions and Local Electronic Properties of 2D MXene

Scientists have long been searching for electrically conductive materials for cost-effective energy-storage devices. Two-dimensional (2D) ceramics known as MXenes are candidates. MXenes, unlike most... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Sandia Researchers Develop 3D Metasurfaces Possessing Optical Possibilities

Metamaterials are not found in nature, but they do have the potential for a world of applications with their ability to bend light to keep satellites cooler, make ultra-efficient cell phone antennas... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Harvard Researchers Build Small, Hand-Held Spectrometer Using Meta-Lenses

New hand-held spectrometers matching the same performance capacity of large, benchtop instruments have been designed by physicists from Harvard University. The details of the innovation are published... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Researchers Develop Silicon Nanoantenna that Scatters Light in Particular Direction

A group of physicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), ITMO University, and The University of Texas at Austin have created a unique nanoantenna with the ability to scatter... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Researchers Demonstrate Ability to Manipulate Vibrations of Nanometer-Scale-Thickness Drum

Scientists at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, have successfully manipulated the vibrations of a graphene drum of a nanometer scale thickness, achieving the most versatile... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Nanomaterials Researchers Develop Ultrathin Film for Wearable Electronic Devices

An international group of nanomaterials researchers from Korea University and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have developed a simple and affordable method to produce an ultrathin film,... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Researchers Use Nanoprobes to Compare Mechanical Responses of Healthy and Cancerous Cells

Giving blood cells a gentle squeeze can reveal a great deal about their health. To find out more, researchers in France have used a tiny force probe to compare the mechanical responses of healthy and... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Researchers Solve Architecture of Nuclear Pore Complex’s Complicated Inner Ring

Not just anything is allowed to enter the nucleus, the heart of eukaryotic cells where, among other things, genetic information is stored. A double membrane, called the nuclear envelope, serves as a... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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