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January 07, 2021
Researchers have discovered that carbon nanotube membrane pores could enable ultra-rapid dialysis processes that would greatly reduce treatment time for hemodialysis patients.
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January 07, 2021
Researchers have developed a new technique for eliminating tough blood clots by using engineered nanodroplets and an ultrasound "drill" to break up the clots from the inside out.
December 18, 2020
Researchers have gained insights into building stronger and tougher ceramics by studying nanoscale structural defects in the shells of bivalve mollusks.
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December 31, 2020
Researchers have found that nanoscale variations in the density of membranes that filter minerals from water influence their performance. This discovery could increase membrane efficiency by 30% to 40%.
December 21, 2020
Researchers have designed and synthesized a catalyst that could help make hydrogen a viable source of energy. The catalyst consists of 1.5-nanometer-diameter nickel clusters deposited onto a 2D substrate made of boron and nitrogen.
December 18, 2020
Researchers have achieved a new world-record efficiency for two-junction solar cells by creating a solar cell that converts 32.9% of sunlight into electricity. The solar cell contains 2D planar structures called quantum wells.
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December 10, 2020
Researchers have developed a new technology, called Artificial Chemist 2.0, that allows users to go from requesting a custom quantum dot to completing the relevant R&D and beginning manufacturing in less than an hour.
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December 08, 2020
Researchers have discovered a new, two-dimensional transistor that is made of graphene and molybdenum disulfide and could help usher in a new era of computing.
November 18, 2020
Scientists have discovered how applying artificial intelligence can lead to an easier process for creating nanomaterials with flame spray pyrolysis, a technology that enables the manufacturing of nanomaterials in high volumes.
November 30, 2020
Researchers have developed antennas that are so thin they can be sprayed into place and are robust enough they can provide a strong signal at bandwidths that will be used by fifth-generation (5G) mobile devices.