Flexible transparent electrodes made from nanowire networks

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Shu-Hong Yu and his research group from USTC propose a new nanowire assembly strategy to fabricate flexible transparent electrodes.

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Detecting a heart attack with gold nanoparticles

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Researchers have developed a colloidal gold test strip for Cardiac troponin I detection based on microplasma generated gold nanoparticles.

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Light sensors for artificial limbs

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Researchers shine light into muscle to detect instructions for artificial limbs.

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Laser testing solar cells

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Scientists NPL have developed a new method for detecting defects in solar cells using a technique called ‘compressed sensing’.

Plasma etching for better vascular grafts

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A Montreal-based research group have developed aligned electrospun PET nanofiber mats that mimic the media layer of arteries.

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Artificial evolution for medical applications

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2014 Karl Heinz Beckurts Award goes to Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx.

Breakthrough in whispering gallery mode sensors

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Researchers have demonstrated free-space laser excitation of whispering gallery modes in vertically suspended oil droplets, recording Q-factors of over 105.

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ChemNanoMat opens for submissions

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ChemNanoMat is the latest journal to be launched by Wiley-VCH and opened for submissions at the beginning of November.

Lanthanide nanoprobes for biomedical applications

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Lanthanide(III) complexes have steadily found increasing use in both biosensing and bioimaging due to their advantageous emission properties.

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Graphene tubes in electrocatalysis

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A group of researchers have developed a new hybrid catalyst technology to reduce oxygen at fuel cell cathodes.

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