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New 'gold standard' for flexible electronics

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:00
Simple, economical process makes large-diameter, high-performance, thin, transparent, and conductive foils for bendable LEDs and more.

Symposium explores possibilities of origami nanomachines

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:00
Origami usually brings to mind folded paper cranes, but scientists see in origami the promise of nanoscale machinery.

Nanoparticles as food additives: improving risk assessment

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:00
The anticaking agent E551 silicon dioxide, or silica, has been used widely in the food industry over the past 50 years, and was long thought to be quite safe. Now, however, researchers have discovered that these nanoparticles can affect the immune system of the digestive tract.

Highly sensitive nanofiber-embedded touchscreens

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:00
Researchers have demonstrated the fabrication of transparent and flexible cellulose nanofiber films with high k values by incorporating ultralong metal nanofibers.

Nanosheets may produce more durable and longer lasting lithium-ion batteries

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:00
The team invented a generalized method of producing anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. The anodes are made from ultrathin metal oxide nanosheets, which are ultrathin, two-dimensional materials with excellent electrochemical and mechanical properties.