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nanomaterials

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New nanomaterial could detect, neutralize explosives

Scientists have come up with a material, essentially an ink, that they say could be used to safely test liquids brought on board airplanes.

By March 31, 2011

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Exploring nanomaterials for a solar breakthrough (photos)

MIT and oil company Eni open the doors to the Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Research Center, where researchers are experimenting with materials and equipment for low-cost solar.

8 Images By May 5, 2010

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Scientist's $40 microwave zaps better heat-to-power materials

Rensselaer researchers say sulfur-doped and microwave-cooked nanomaterials could lead to refrigerators with no moving parts or cars that make electricity from waste heat.

By January 18, 2012

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Stanford tweaks recipe for quantum dot solar cells

Researchers tinker with nanomaterials in an effort to improve the efficiency of cheap quantum-dot-sensitized solar cells.

By February 22, 2011

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EnerG2 ultracapacitor plant eyes auto, grid storage

Start-up opens DOE-funded pilot facility to make nanomaterials optimized for energy storage in ultracapacitors and batteries for hybrid vehicles or grid storage.

By August 10, 2010

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MIT researchers print solar cell on paper

The Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Research Center is experimenting with nanomaterials for solar cells that can be coated onto paper and other flexible substrates.

By May 5, 2010

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Glowing mice aid nanoparticle research

We've seen glowing animals before, but there's no jellyfish DNA in these luminous mice.

By May 14, 2014

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Researchers getting closer to 'everlasting battery'

Imagine a world where the battery on your favorite device doesn't get low anymore. Researchers in Australia may have finally found the key to an everlasting battery.

By June 21, 2011

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'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.

By February 11, 2014