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Researchers have raised hopes for potentially creating a clean and renewable source of energy after they split water into hydrogen, oxygen by using light, nanoparticles.
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Researchers have developed sperm-based biobots that can be used to fertilise individual eggs or to deliver targeted doses of drugs to them.
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Next-generation lithium-ion batteries made with iron oxide nanoparticles could extend the driving distance of electric cars, scientists have found.
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Scientists have developed the first self-healing polymer that spontaneously and independently repairs itself without any intervention.
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Researchers have demonstrated that the silver nanoparticles used in many consumer products can adversely affect plants and micro organisms.
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Scientists including one of Indian origin, have created liquid metal marbles coated in nanoparticles, which they hope will advance research in soft electronics and industrial sensing technologies.
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After devoting 12 years to the project, scientists have fabricated the first-ever device to measure molecules one at a time.
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Terming nanoparticles as the latest answer to combating corrosion, a senior scientist Thursday urged the industries concerned to use them as a "smart coating" option.
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In a new study, scientists including one of Indian origin, have tried to make a semiconductor-graphene-metal film that could help detect even very low-level concentration of organic contaminations in water.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 13:00
A new method, dubbed “repair-and-go” could soon be able to heal small-scale scratches on digital device surfaces, researchers say.
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The team of researchers at the University of Notre Dame in the US has developed an inexpensive "solar paint" that uses semiconducting nanoparticles to produce energy.
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Scottish scientists have claimed that candle flames contain millions of tiny diamond particles.
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