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Nanostructures can pose big measurement problems
Materials scientists will tell you that to best understand, characterize and eventually utilize the properties of a specific material, you have to be able to define how the atoms within it are arranged. View News Article (2007-04-30)

DNA gets new twist: Carnegie Mellon scientists develop unique 'DNA nanotags'
Carnegie Mellon University scientists have married bright fluorescent dye molecules with DNA nanostructure templates to make nanosized fluorescent labels that hold considerable promise for studying fundamental chemical and biochemical reactions in single molecules or cells. View News Article (2007-01-29)

Nanostructure boosts efficiency in energy transport
Overcoming a critical conductivity challenge to clean energy technologies, Boston College researchers have developed a titanium nanostructure that provides an expanded surface area and demonstrates significantly greater efficiency in the transport of electrons. View News Article (2009-03-03)

Biomimetic dew harvesters
Insects are full of marvels - and this is certainly the case with a beetle from the Tenebrionind family, found in the extreme conditions of the Namib desert. View News Article (2014-12-09)

UC Develops Unique Nano Carrier to Target Drug Delivery to Cancer Cells
A unique nanostructure developed by a team of international researchers, including those at the University of Cincinnati, promises improved all-in-one detection, diagnoses and drug-delivery treatment of cancer cells. View News Article (2013-10-29)

3-D nanostructure could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage
A three-dimensional porous nanostructure would have a balance of strength, toughness and ability to transfer heat that could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage and composite materials that perform multiple functions, according to engineers at Rice University. View News Article (2014-07-16)

New microfluidic approach for the directed assembly of functional materials
University of Illinois researchers have developed a new approach with applications in materials development for energy capture and storage and for optoelectronic materials. View News Article (2013-10-08)

Iridescence found in 40-million-year-old fossil bird feather
Known for their wide variety of vibrant plumage, birds have evolved various chemical and physical mechanisms to produce these beautiful colors over millions of years.  View News Article (2009-08-27)

Nano-structures to realise hydrogen's energy potential
For the first time, engineers at the University of New South Wales have demonstrated that hydrogen can be released and reabsorbed from a promising storage material, overcoming a major hurdle to its use as an alternative fuel source. View News Article (2012-08-15)

New quantum mechanism to trigger the emission of tunable light at terahertz frequencies
Scientists have found that two-dimensional (2D) nanostructures with asymmetric design enable a new quantum mechanism, triggering the emission of tunable light at terahertz frequencies-with unprecedented efficiency. View News Article (2014-06-19)

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