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Splitting Water Into Hydrogen And Oxygen Using Nanoparticles, Sunlight
2013-12-16 04:24:52

University of Houston researchers, writing in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, report they have found a catalyst that can quickly generate hydrogen from water using sunlight, potentially creating a clean and renewable energy source.

2013-12-10 10:31:27

University of Oregon chemists studying the structure of ligand-stabilized gold nanoparticles have captured fundamental new insights about their stability.

NASA Nanoparticle Measuring Device
2013-12-06 09:53:08

NASA researchers have scaled down the heavy, inefficient machinery for measuring nanoparticles.

Nanomedicine May One Day Be Delivered Orally
2013-11-28 04:43:35

Researchers have developed a new type of nanoparticle that can be absorbed through the digestive tract, bringing the cutting-edge treatment method one-step closer to being administered orally instead of through injections.

ISS Genius Material Experiment
2013-11-27 14:16:07

Scientists are working to create 'genius materials' in an experiment onboard the International Space Station (ISS).

2013-11-25 14:34:47

A recent study led by researchers of the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) achieved the highest force sensitivity ever observed with a nano-mechanical resonator.

X-rays Reveal Unexpected Property Of Widely Used Nanoparticles
2013-11-12 15:02:07

A new chapter has been opened in our understanding of the chemical activity of nanoparticles says a team of international scientists.

Penn Researchers Add Another Tool In Their Directed Assembly Toolkit
2013-11-12 12:43:22

An interdisciplinary team of University of Pennsylvania researchers has already developed a technique for controlling liquid crystals by means of physical templates and elastic energy, rather than the electromagnetic fields that manipulate them in televisions and computer monitors.

2013-11-07 14:06:36

Nanoparticles filled with chemotherapeutic drugs can kill drug-resistant breast cancer cells.


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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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