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nanoparticles

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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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This ferrofluid artwork follows you until you look at it

Eye Catcher is an animated work of art that will follow passersby, trying to catch their attention and interaction.

By October 28, 2014

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New nano-dots could mean cheap, paint-on solar cells

They're too tiny to see, but a new form of light-sensitive nanoparticles could flood the world with solar power.

By June 10, 2014

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World's tiniest motor can fit inside a cell and spin as fast as a jet engine

At less than one micrometer in size, the microscopic nanomotor could revolutionise controlled medical drug delivery.

By May 20, 2014

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The Drinkable Book provides safe drinking water

The Drinkable Book is a guide to safe drinking water -- and the pages can be torn out and used as water filters.

By May 12, 2014

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Pee here to find out if you have cancer

An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.

By February 25, 2014

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Watch a virus-like particle try to enter a cell -- in 3D

Princeton researchers say their two-camera approach offers the most detailed footage of a nano-sized particle to date, which could ultimately shed light on how viruses and cells interact.

By February 25, 2014

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Transparent display could be the key to augmented reality devices

MIT scientists have created a transparent screen using silver nanoparticles for an augmented reality display.

By January 21, 2014

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Tiny rocket ships drive into human cells, could deliver drugs

Researchers at Penn State University explore the insides of our cells with nano-sized, rocket-shaped metal projectiles powered by sound.

By February 10, 2014