A team led by Professor Nicola Marzari, head of Theory and Simulation of Materials at EPFL’s School of Engineering and Materials Simulations at PSI, and director of NCCR MARVEL, has received the first-ever PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) HPC Excellence Award.
Highly hydrophobic silk-based nanoscale composites were developed using plasma treatment and showed promise in cleaning oily water.
New microelectronics device can program and reprogram computer hardware on demand through electrical pulses.
After studying the mechanism of silver nanowire films, a team of researchers led by Shulin Ji from the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ (CAS) Hefei Institutes of Physical Science found that the greater the plasticity of the silver nanowire films, the more resistant they were to shear fracture.
Researchers reported a nano-antibiotic by conjugating levofloxacin with multi-walled CNTs (MWCNT-LVX), wherein the drug was grafted with surface-modified CNT to achieve a nano-drug that is safe, effective, and fast-acting.
Researchers investigated the effect of nanosilver (Ag), noise, and nano-Ag plus noise treatments on rat’s cochlea, with treatments inducing oxidative stress in rats and changing the expression of interleukin-6 (IL-6), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-a), and NADPH oxidase 3 (NOX3).
Comprehensive insights into the production of important bioactive compounds via the “algal nanobionics” approach is given in a new review, which focuses on the role of carbon nanomaterials for efficient algal growth.
A study presents a comprehensive analysis of recent advancements in semiconductor metal oxide (SMO) gas detectors for identifying expelled acetone, which could help to replace invasive blood sugar monitoring.
SARS-CoV-2 envelope, protein, and RNA can be destroyed by nano-sized electrostatic atomized water particles, which eventually impairs the ability of the virus to attach to host cells.
Researchers constructed an ultra-efficient, less complicated, high-speed simple multiplier based on two-bit Vedic multiplier mathematics by using a QCADesigner-E modeling environment.
Researchers employed a single particle imaging method for fluorescence excitation with moderate intensity to achieve spatial resolution. Herein, the semiconductor nanocrystals were accessed, whose emission lifetimes depended on excitation intensity.
New research focuses on producing smart, multifaceted, and structurally robust nanocomposites by combining functionalized graphene nanoplatelets (F-GNPs) with polyurea.
A simple approach for producing graphitic carbon nitride on reduced graphene oxide was shown using semi-closed pyrolysis of graphene oxide and urea in ambient conditions contributing to viable carbon-based ORR electrocatalysts.
Analysis conducted on shape memory polymeric composites made from industrial substances previously utilized in aerospace enabled the identification of recovering processes at the microscopic level crucial for shape memory capabilities at the macroscopic level.
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