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2013-04-22 11:28:59

In a new study performed at the Center for Nanoscale Materials at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, researchers have for the first time seen the self-assembly of nanoparticle chains in situ, that is, in place as it occurs in real-time.

Science Uses X-Rays To Unlock Mystery Of Picasso Paint
2013-02-07 14:27:31

The best way to win any decades-long debate is science, science, and more science. If, for example, you’re able to hire a team of technicians to operate a powerful X-Ray to prove your point, there’s almost no way you’ll lose.

2012-08-13 14:55:35

For the first time X-ray scientists have combined high-resolution imaging with 3-D viewing of the surface layer of material using X-ray vision in a way that does not damage the sample.

2012-05-24 19:40:04

Quantum physics and plant biology seem like two branches of science that could not be more different, but surprisingly they may in fact be intimately tied.

2012-03-13 09:01:57

While diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, they’re also well-loved by scientists working to enhance the performance of electronic devices.

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2010-10-19 09:48:35

For the first time scientists have been able to watch nanoparticles grow from the earliest stages of their formation.

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2010-06-15 11:50:00

A scientist at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has created visible-light catalysis, using silver chloride nanowires decorated with gold nanoparticles, that may decompose organic molecules in polluted water.

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2010-05-17 15:07:35

A collaboration between the Advanced Photon Source and Center for Nanoscale Materials at US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has "seen" the crystallization of nanoparticles in unprecedented detail.