Hybrid electronic transport in peptides

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Researchers show that ionic and electronic conduction occur simultaneously in self-assembled peptide nanostructures.

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Functionalizing microstructuring surfaces without distortion

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A team at the University of Central Florida has developed an alternative route for functionalizing polymers using water-based chemistry.

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Investigating quantum dot photoluminescence

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Researchers have observed drastic shifts in the photoluminescence emission spectra of quantum dots.

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Nano-confinement reduces the chaos of DNA interactions: Bringing order to chemotherapy

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Researchers at Texas A&M have observed dynamics that could otherwise be discounted as noise in DNA/small molecule interactions.

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Ultrasmall plasmonic Ag clusters are supported!

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Employing s-SHG and s-CRD spectroscopy, German scientists shed light on silver cluster as small as tens of atoms.

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Imaging with non-toxic quantum dots

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North American researchers have prepared luminescent core-shell nanoparticles from non-toxic silicon for use in biomedical imaging.

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Microscopic switch shines a light on drug delivery

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Researchers in Australia have developed a microscopic on-off light to help investigate how drug delivery systems interact with cells.

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Computations and experiments predict a precision structural model for fullerenols

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Researchers from CAS and other collaborative research institutions have proposed a precision structural model for fullerenols.

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Nanoprobes allow a new kind of cancer detection

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Researchers have reported a new method for detecting cancer cells, using SERS and fluorescence dual-encoded magnetic nanoprobes.

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Conductive coatings for flexible touchscreens

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Researchers adapt mobile phones and smart phones to the carrying habits of their users.