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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.

2013-11-04 13:44:53

An international team of researchers has used pioneering electron microscopy techniques to discover an important mechanism behind the reaction of metallic nanoparticles with the environment.

2013-10-31 23:31:18

NanoMaterials will attend the “Automechanika Shanghai”, an international trade fair held in Shanghai New International Expo Center between Dec 10-13.

2013-10-30 15:40:18

Taking inspiration from the human immune system, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have created a new material that can be programmed to identify an endless variety of molecules.

Using Gold Nanoparticles To Convert Carbon Dioxide To Carbon Monoxide
2013-10-25 09:25:35

It’s a 21st-century alchemist’s dream: turning Earth’s superabundance of carbon dioxide — a greenhouse gas — into fuel or useful industrial chemicals.

Nanoparticles Mixed To Make Multifunctional Materials
2013-10-21 06:34:23

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a general approach for combining different types of nanoparticles to produce large-scale composite materials.

2013-10-16 09:08:08

Scientists at Rice University are enhancing the natural antioxidant properties of an element found in a car’s catalytic converter to make it useful for medical applications.


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  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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