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Nanotechnology: Facile synthesis of nanoparticles

Nanostructured materials have garnered great interest worldwide due to their unique size-dependent properties for chemical, electronic, structural, medical and consumer applications.



Nanotechnology: Promising uses for graphene

A recent paper describes the first direct measurement of a fundamental property of graphene, known as quantum capacitance, using an electrochemical gate method.



Employing nanotechnology against pollution

A new study provides an overview of current practices, research findings, societal issues, potential environment, health, and safety implications, and possible future directions for nanoremediation.



Nanotechnology combats fatal brain infections

Doctors may get a new arsenal for meningitis treatment and the war on drug-resistant bacteria and fungal infections with novel peptide nanoparticles developed by scientists.



Linking nanotechnology with biology

The recent explosion in the development of nanomaterials with enhanced performance characteristics for use in commercial and medical applications has increased the likelihood of people coming into direct contact with these materials.



Nanotechnology molecular gear developed

Scientists have scored a breakthrough in nanotechnology by becoming the first in the world to invent a molecular gear of the size of 1.2nm whose rotation can be deliberately controlled.



Nanotechnology glues particles together

Researchers at New York University have created a method to precisely bind nano- and micrometre-sized particles together into larger-scale structures with useful materials properties.



Nanotechnology wonderland on graphene

Scientists have demonstrated the formation of interconnected carbon nanostructures on graphene substrate in a simple assembly process that involves heating few-layer graphene sheets to sublimation using electric current that may eventually lead to a new paradigm for building integrated carbon-based devices.



Treating cardiovascular disease with nanotechnology

Scientists and engineers and other researchers have developed a nanoparticle that can attack plaque - a major cause of cardiovascular disease.



Nanoscale zipper cavity is nanotechnology advance

Physicists have developed a nanoscale device that can be used for force detection, optical communication, and more.



Nanotechnology: ensuring ideas result in safe food products

With nanotechnology, the scientific world is delving even deeper into us as well as into the environment around us. This calls for new expertise and instrumentation capable of working on samples many times smaller than before.



Promising new nanotechnology

Researchers have shown that a new nano-engineered gel inhibits the formation of scar tissue at the injury site and enables the severed spinal cord fibres to regenerate and grow.



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