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2010-07-07 16:38:20

Imagine being able to drop a toothpick on the head of one particular person standing among 100,000 people in a stadium.

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2010-06-23 09:42:09

Process for manufacturing nanoelectronic 'mini-circuits' developed.

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2010-06-17 07:26:49

Scientists can now peer into the inner workings of catalyst nanoparticles 3,000 times smaller than a human hair within nanoseconds.

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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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2010-06-14 08:45:52

Material’s fluctuating response to a magnetic field could lead to switchable superconducting wires.

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2010-06-11 07:15:30

Scientists have made a breakthrough toward creating nanocircuitry on graphene, widely regarded as the most promising candidate to replace silicon as the building block of transistors.

2010-06-10 13:01:37

After running a series of complex computer simulations, researchers have found that flaws in the structure of magnetic nanoscale wires play an important role in determining the operating speed of novel devices using such nanowires to store and process information.

2010-06-01 19:24:43

A team of Duke University chemists has perfected a simple way to make tiny copper nanowires in quantity.

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2010-05-10 11:19:44

In two new papers, Rice University researchers report using ultracentrifugation (UCF) to create highly purified samples of carbon nanotube species.

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2010-04-23 12:40:00

Scientists take first step toward controlling the growth of nanomaterials without catalysts.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.