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News: News and Views: Physical chemistry: Oil on troubled waters (Thu, 22 Feb 2007)
The nature of the boundary between water and oil is crucial to many nanometre-scale assembly processes, including protein folding. But until now, what the interface really looks like remained in dispute. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanotubes at full stretch (Thu, 22 Feb 2007)
As perfectly crystalline structures go, carbon nanotubes can be remarkably stretchy. A combination of two mechanisms makes their elongation a self-healing process. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Hit meexcl (Thu, 22 Feb 2007)
The response of aluminium to intense high pressures is stiffer than expected (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: UK's Diamond synchrotron turns on the lights (Thu, 15 Feb 2007)
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Nanozone: Features: Science in culture (Thu, 15 Feb 2007)
Lucia Covi uses modern microscopy to highlight the world at the nanoscale. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Pigments help to date disputed masterpiece (Thu, 15 Feb 2007)
Spectroscopy puts painting in the Renaissance. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News and Views: Nanofluidics: Silicon for the perfect membrane (Thu, 15 Feb 2007)
Newly developed ultrathin silicon membranes can filter and separate molecules much more effectively than conventional polymer membranes. Many applications, of economic and medical significance, stand to benefit. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Bone cells tackle nacre (Thu, 15 Feb 2007)
Nacre is hard to digest for some bone cells (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Molecular machinery gets organized (Thu, 15 Feb 2007)
Molecular motors are of limited use unless they are fixed in place on an immobile substrate. That has now been achieved for the first fully synthetic, fully rotating single-molecule rotors. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Re-wiring brings back touch for amputated limb (Thu, 08 Feb 2007)
Surgery opens door to prosthetics that can 'feel'. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Energy efficiency: Super savers: Experimenting with efficiency (Thu, 08 Feb 2007)
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News: News: A demon of a device (Thu, 08 Feb 2007)
Light makes molecular machines perform trick. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: New cavity rules (Thu, 08 Feb 2007)
Self-assembly of dendrimers with tunable cavities (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Burning a hole in your genes (Thu, 08 Feb 2007)
Light-absorbing nanoparticles act as tiny heaters for performing nanoscale cautery of biological structures. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: High-density memory: A switch in time (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
By 2020 the semiconductor industry wants a memory device that can store a trillion bits of information in an area the size of a postage stamp. As companies race towards this goal, chemists are coming up with an unusual approach. Philip Ball reports. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Surface chemistry: Repellent legs (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
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Nanozone: News: The nanoparticle necklace (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
Assembling nanoparticles in a controlled manner could lead to new nanodevices and materials. But how do you control where the linkages go? (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Stable electrocatalysts (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
Stabilizing platinum electrocatalysts with gold clusters (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Organic chemistry: Catalytic gold rush (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
Despite gold's reputation as an inert element, chemists have mined a rich seam of catalytic reactions that use this metal. The latest example stakes out gold's claim as a versatile catalyst. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Business: Display of flexibility (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
Physicists at the University of Cambridge are leading a revolution in how data can best be displayed. Katharine Sanderson reports. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Materials science: Synergy in a superlattice (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
Put two types of crystal together in one lattice, and the resulting material can have properties greater than the sum of those of its individual components. Until now, that's been a difficult trick to pull off on a large scale. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Thick to thin at the flick of a switch (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
Light causes a drop in surfactant-solution viscosity (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Touchy feely sensors (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
Wearable haptic sensors for reproduction of global and local motor functions. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanocomposites get hairy (Mon, 05 Feb 2007)
Composite nanostructured materials are common in nature, but are tricky to mimic. A new approach provides switchable properties that can be controlled at the microscopic scale. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Polymer chemistry: Sacrificial synthesis (Thu, 18 Jan 2007)
The size and uniformity of polymer molecules makes it difficult to modify them at just one selected site. But a single chemical group can be attached at the end of a polymer if part of the starting material is forfeited. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Canned nuclear waste cooks its container (Thu, 18 Jan 2007)
Estimates of radiation damage to materials have been too low. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Semiconductor electronics: Trapped fast at the gate (Thu, 18 Jan 2007)
The speed record for programming organic transistor memory has been shattered. Work is needed on the stability of the memory storage, but it's a promising step towards some novel technological applications. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Protected coatings (Thu, 18 Jan 2007)
Corrosion inhibition on demand (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanoparticles shaken apart (Thu, 18 Jan 2007)
An ability to separate small particles is needed in many new technologies. They can be sifted simply by scattering them on a surface and shaking it. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Materials Science: Displaced by radiation (Thu, 11 Jan 2007)
The mineral zircon suffers more structural damage from the alpha-decay of plutonium present in its crystal than was thought. That could have a knock-on effect on strategies for managing nuclear waste. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Flip-flops in the dots (Thu, 11 Jan 2007)
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News: News: Fridge-on-a-chip (Thu, 11 Jan 2007)
A refreshing take on microfluidics (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Virus detection encounters some useful interference (Thu, 11 Jan 2007)
There are many ways of detecting viruses, even at very low concentrations mdash but none yet combines convenience, sensitivity and speed. A new prototype shows how it might be done. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Materials science: Alloys go with the grain (Sat, 06 Jan 2007)
How do metallic alloys solidify from their original liquid state? A study of the deformation of cooling alloys confirms what had been suspected for some time: solidifying alloys bear exciting similarities to granular materials. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Top 10 stories of 2006 (Sat, 06 Jan 2007)
News@nature.com's hit lists of hot news. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Our own surfactants (Sat, 06 Jan 2007)
Oxygen transport probed at the low surface tensions typical of the lung (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Jahn and Teller play chess (Sat, 06 Jan 2007)
Self-assembly of nanocheckerboards based on the JahnndashTeller effect (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanoparticles packed and addressed by proteins (Sat, 06 Jan 2007)
Nature helps therapeutic particles reach their target (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Edison's bulbs fail to light up auction (Sat, 23 Dec 2006)
First all-science collection sells modestly at Christie's. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Optics: A light touch (Sat, 23 Dec 2006)
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Nanozone: News: Spot-welding with nanotubes (Sat, 23 Dec 2006)
There are several ways to join up carbon nanotubes into complex structures and lsquocircuit patternsrsquo for nanoelectronics and nanomechanical systems. But a new metal spot-welding method has several advantages. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Octopus skin yields bright discovery (Tue, 19 Dec 2006)
Natural proteins act as super reflectors. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Semiconductor electronics: Organic crystals at large (Tue, 19 Dec 2006)
Fabricating large-scale semiconducting surfaces for the flexible screens of the future is a bothersome business. A simple technique for growing single-crystal organic semiconductors brings new vision to the field. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Accommodating anionic guests (Tue, 19 Dec 2006)
Lamellar host materials show anion-exchange capacity (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Just pour water over it (Tue, 19 Dec 2006)
Microfluidic tuning of quantum cascade lasers (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Out of the dark (Tue, 19 Dec 2006)
Highly sensitive chemosensors for cyanogen halides (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Plug and play with DNA (Tue, 19 Dec 2006)
DNA machines with moving parts can now be plugged into a substrate at predefined locations, enabling such devices to be positioned in arbitrary patterns. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Business feature: Liquid fuel synthesis: Making it up as you go along (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
Chemists can make liquid fuel from biomass mdash or from coal. Heidi Ledford weighs up the pros and cons. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: The key to Stradivari's tone (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
Antique violins may have been chemically tuned. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Business feature: US biofuels: A field in ferment (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
To move US biofuels beyond subsidized corn will be a challenge, reports Katharine Sanderson. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Small animals levitated by sound (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
Insects and fish emerge intact from uplifting experience. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Business feature: Sugar cane and ethanol: Drink the best and drive the rest (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
Brazil's sugar-cane ethanol industry is the world's best and able to get better, says Emma Marris. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Material world goes on camera (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
Conference introduces film festival to reach the masses. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Chemistry: Metals line up for DNA (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
The versatile DNA molecule has found many applications beyond biology. In its latest role, it serves as a self-assembling scaffold to arrange different metal ions in a row, like pearls on a string. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Business feature: Introduction: Biofuelling the future (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
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News: News: Roll up and relax (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
Epitaxially grown semiconductor films roll up in tubes when they are detached from the substrate (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Filling the gaps (Fri, 08 Dec 2006)
A honeycomb array of micropores acts as a light insulator mdash but fill some with water, and you open up channels for light to pass. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Amazon puts network power online (Fri, 01 Dec 2006)
Cost-effective supercomputing wins academic praise. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News and Views: Organic Chemistry: Molecules in quarantine (Fri, 01 Dec 2006)
Intermediate compounds are often produced during a chemical reaction, but they are too short-lived to be easily observed. It seems that a molecular pyramid can persuade them to stick around for a little longer. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Device physics: A terahertz modulator (Fri, 01 Dec 2006)
Tiny metal resonators can be used to create a material with tunable responses to an applied voltage. Combined with a semiconductor substrate, they can be used to control technologically promising terahertz radiation. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanotubes grown from seed (Fri, 01 Dec 2006)
Growing carbon nanotubes with well-defined widths and wall structures has been a long-standing challenge. The solution may involve seeding new tubes with pieces of existing ones. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Wrinkles are good (Fri, 01 Dec 2006)
Microlens arrays can be made by inducing buckles in polymer films (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Nuclear's core business (Fri, 24 Nov 2006)
The job of cleaning up Britain's nuclear plants is up for auction mdash so who might profit from the newly privatized industry? Andrea Chipman reports. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Solid-state physics: Super silicon (Fri, 24 Nov 2006)
Silicon is the archetypal semiconductor, and base material of the microelectronic age. But it turns out that, treated the right way, silicon the semiconductor can become silicon the superconductor. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Sharpest cut from nanotube sword (Fri, 24 Nov 2006)
Carbon nanotech may have given swords of Damascus their edge. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Two-faced superatoms (Fri, 24 Nov 2006)
Superatoms ndash clusters of atoms that mimic individual atoms of other elements ndash now come in valence-changing forms. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Safe handling of nanotechnology (Fri, 17 Nov 2006)
The pursuit of responsible nanotechnologies can be tackled through a series of grand challenges, argue Andrew D. Maynard and his co-authors. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: UK science minister quits (Fri, 17 Nov 2006)
Close ally of Tony Blair unexpectedly leaves post (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Sugar lumps (Fri, 17 Nov 2006)
Control of nanotube aggregation enables glucose sensing (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Slipndashsliding away (Fri, 17 Nov 2006)
Boundary lubrication layer moves location in water (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanotubes get that shrinking feeling (Fri, 17 Nov 2006)
A new method shows how to make carbon nanotubes to order with any specified diameter. It is made possible by the self-healing nature of these nanostructures. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Microgels with a twist (Fri, 17 Nov 2006)
Spyropyran confers light- and pH-responsiveness to a thermosensitive microgel (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Data handling causes image problem for top lab (Fri, 10 Nov 2006)
Correction to 1993 paper gets physicists talking. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Correction or retraction? (Fri, 10 Nov 2006)
Errors reported in this issue by authors of a Nature paper pose a dilemma about trust. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Shrinking nanotubes (Fri, 10 Nov 2006)
A combination of high-temperature anneal and electromigration treatment allows individual nanotubes to be shrunk to any desired diameter. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanotech meets Darwin (Fri, 10 Nov 2006)
An artificial landscape constructed using micro- and nanoengineering has been used to explore the way organisms mdash in this case bacteria mdash occupy diverse evolutionary niches. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Surface plasmons jump through hoops (Fri, 10 Nov 2006)
Tailored propagation of light (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Physical chemistry: Porous solids get organized (Fri, 03 Nov 2006)
A powerful combination of analytical techniques is used to shed light on the complex crystallizations of porous solids. Molecular recognition creates the seeds of order from which complex lattices grow. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: A 'metallic' smell is just body odour (Fri, 03 Nov 2006)
The pong from handling iron or copper comes from your own skin. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Hoops, sweat and tears (Fri, 03 Nov 2006)
Physicists help a US basketball team get to grips with its new ball. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Drilling for nanotech gold (Fri, 03 Nov 2006)
One US nanotechnology start-up has hit the jackpot mdash but for others the prospect of such overnight success seems remote. Colin Macilwain reports. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Mud battery stops marine rust (Fri, 03 Nov 2006)
Electricity from microbes could shield ships and rigs. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Lay it again, SAM (Fri, 03 Nov 2006)
Ultrathin organic films called self-assembled monolayers have a variety of uses in nanotechnology. But our understanding of how they form may have to be revised. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Built-in chirality (Fri, 03 Nov 2006)
Just like architects, chemists use unusual building blocks to build new structures. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Something to see (Thu, 02 Nov 2006)
Light microscopy is undergoing a renaissance, with a huge range of tools and techniques for gathering biological data with unprecedented speed and resolution. Michael Eisenstein takes a closer look. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Embattled IBM paper published after court row (Fri, 27 Oct 2006)
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News: News: Sceptics detect flaws in US nuclear monitor plan (Fri, 27 Oct 2006)
Can North Korea's nuclear advances be contained? (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Optics: Keep it together (Fri, 27 Oct 2006)
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News: News: Rich in plutonium (Fri, 27 Oct 2006)
The US nuclear-weapons complex is too large mdash and is likely to remain so. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Europe's arrested development (Fri, 27 Oct 2006)
Encouraging statistics on industrial RampD don't tell the whole story. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Preparing for the worst (Fri, 27 Oct 2006)
An international data bank of nuclear explosives is needed to determine the source of nuclear materials following an explosion, argue Michael May, Jay Davis and Raymond Jeanloz. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Heaviest element made - again (Fri, 27 Oct 2006)
Russian-US team claims to have created element 118 (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Paint it black (Fri, 27 Oct 2006)
Nanotechnology is older than we thought. The Egyptians were using it four millennia ago to darken their greying locks. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Tiny hand with tight grip (Fri, 27 Oct 2006)
Micromechanical tool for performing complex operations in a water environment (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Colloids: Silica souffleacute (Sat, 21 Oct 2006)
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News: News: North Korean blast seems small for a nuke (Sat, 21 Oct 2006)
News@nature.com looks at how much we know about the country's nuclear abilities. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Chemistry: The promise of emptiness (Sat, 21 Oct 2006)
Zeolites are materials with widespread applications. A newly synthesized example has desirably large pores, as well as the virtue of thermal stability, and shows the value of structure-prediction programs. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Sheets that make themselves (Sat, 21 Oct 2006)
Controlling the aggregation of nanoparticles may be the key to making nanostructured materials. Now thereaposs a simple way to do it in two dimensions. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Align no more (Sat, 21 Oct 2006)
Hybrid AlGaInAsndashSi laser (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Superconductivity fights back (Thu, 12 Oct 2006)
Paper predicting demise of field is massaged after complaints from researchers. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Polymers pull together (Thu, 12 Oct 2006)
Charge-transfer complexes control polymer morphology (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Barriers to bone-crunching (Thu, 12 Oct 2006)
Hard biomaterials like bone have remarkable properties that depend on their nanostructure. But how, exactly? (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanotechnology: Downsizing SQUIDs (Thu, 05 Oct 2006)
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Nanozone: News: One small step (Thu, 05 Oct 2006)
Nature Nanotechnology will spearhead rapid progress in understanding the nanoscale. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Tarantulas spin silk from their feet (Thu, 05 Oct 2006)
Heavy spiders use a little extra glue to get around. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Smart bioreactors (Thu, 05 Oct 2006)
Externally triggerable nanoscale reactor for encapsulation and delivery of biomolecules (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Many arms make quick work (Thu, 05 Oct 2006)
Dip-pen nanolithography is a precise but slow way of making nanostructures. But not if you do it thousands of times at once. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Chemistry: Hydrogen at the flick of a switch (Fri, 29 Sep 2006)
Before hydrogen can be used as a transportation fuel, a safe storage system for the gas must be found. Metal clusters that release hydrogen in response to an electric current may be a step in the right direction. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanotubes with coded shapes (Fri, 29 Sep 2006)
Nanoparticles are becoming widely used for labelling molecules and cell structures. Thousands of different labels can be created from hollow tubes with controlled diameters. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Invasive liquid metals (Fri, 29 Sep 2006)
How liquid metals attack polycrystalline materials (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanotechnology: Dark secrets (Fri, 22 Sep 2006)
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News: News: Just a pretty phase? (Fri, 22 Sep 2006)
Solid red oxygen: useless but delightful. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Environmental science: A testing experience (Fri, 22 Sep 2006)
Interdisciplinary research is the new buzzword, but does a grounding in different disciplines really make you better at solving problems? Amanda Haag joins an experiment to find out. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Do away with platinum (Fri, 22 Sep 2006)
Tungsten carbide makes an excellent anode in biological fuel cells (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Crystallography: Solid oxygen takes shape (Thu, 14 Sep 2006)
Oxygen crystallizes into a sequence of structures, starting as an insulator at low pressure and becoming a superconductor at high pressure. The elusive structure of an intermediate phase has now been determined. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanotech's big issue (Thu, 14 Sep 2006)
Lack of regulation and risk assessment could hamper the nanotechnology sector. Virginia Gewin reports. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Transistors at the interface (Thu, 14 Sep 2006)
Another step towards oxide interface electronics. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Organic chemistry: Catalysts break symmetry (Fri, 08 Sep 2006)
The creation of asymmetric molecules from symmetrical precursors is a useful strategy for organic synthesis. A new catalyst can accomplish this task through a unique, symmetry-breaking reaction. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Analytical chemistry: Playing molecular tag (Fri, 08 Sep 2006)
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News: Features: Solar energy: Radiation nation (Fri, 08 Sep 2006)
Sunlight is a ubiquitous form of energy, but not as yet an economic one. In the first of two features, Oliver Morton looked at how interest in photovoltaic research is heating up in California's Silicon Valley. In this, the second, Carina Dennis talks to Australian researchers hoping to harness the dawn Sun's heat. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Fluid dynamics: Turbulence lost in transience (Fri, 08 Sep 2006)
Turbulence is generally regarded as a permanent feature of many fluid flows. That assumption is challenged by the claim that shear turbulence has a limited lifetime mdash albeit sometimes a very long one. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Speedy self-healing (Fri, 08 Sep 2006)
The secrets of micellar coating dynamics revealed by AFM. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News and Views: Nanoscience: Small talk (Thu, 31 Aug 2006)
Is rebranding research as 'nanoscience' just jumping on the bandwagon? A recent conference in Basel proves that the name does at least attract researchers from different disciplines to mingle for mutual inspiration. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Business: Mothers of invention? (Thu, 31 Aug 2006)
Women academics are less likely than men to take out patents. Emma Marris investigates the reasons why. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Spectroscopy: Shifting light with spin (Thu, 31 Aug 2006)
NMR spectroscopy has changed enormously over the years, but signal detection has stayed the same since the technique was invented. The latest thinking literally shines a new light on things. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Nanoscale resonators in liquid (Thu, 31 Aug 2006)
All-optical drive and detection system for nanomechanical resonators (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Appropriate technology: Make anything, anywhere (Thu, 24 Aug 2006)
Can everyone use technology creatively? Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology think so and have launched 'Fab Labs' around the world to prove it. Apoorva Mandavilli reports. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Light at the end of the waveguide (Thu, 24 Aug 2006)
Metallic waveguides make good optical interconnects (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Solid-state physics: Resistance is futile (Fri, 18 Aug 2006)
With the right combination of microwave radiation and magnetic field, two-dimensional electron systems conduct electricity with zero resistance. But is this zero really zero, or is it negative resistance in disguise? (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: Features: Book review: Small science, big challenge (Fri, 18 Aug 2006)
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News: News: Copper could help keep Africa clean (Fri, 18 Aug 2006)
Programme aims to use metal taps and work tops to kill hardy bacteria. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: DNA at the crossroad (Fri, 18 Aug 2006)
Electrophoretic transport of DNA takes a new turn (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanofibres spin a sticky web for blood vessels (Fri, 18 Aug 2006)
Biological tissues grown for wound healing and organ replacement need a vascular network of blood vessels. The catalysts for their growth can be stuck to the surfaces of nanofibre scaffolds. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Microscopy: Nanotomography comes of age (Fri, 11 Aug 2006)
The use of X-rays to construct three-dimensional tomographic images is well established in medicine. The same principle is being extended to the nanoscale, bringing us startlingly accurate pictures of tiny objects. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Materials science: Organosilica the conciliator (Fri, 11 Aug 2006)
Acidic and basic molecules are antagonistic, and keeping them in their place is no easy job mdash unless, it seems, one unites them under the tutelage of ordered, nanoporous materials known as organosilicas. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Mini lenses spy out changing conditions (Fri, 11 Aug 2006)
Bulging water droplets could make for cheap and simple sensors. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: A touch-up tool for light traps (Fri, 11 Aug 2006)
An AFM tip can vary the properties of a semiconductor nanocavities (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: C60: some assembly required (Fri, 11 Aug 2006)
The emergence of the closed, symmetrical carbon shells of fullerenes from a hot carbon vapour is a mysterious masterstroke of organization. A new mechanism suggests that it is a process of buildup followed by shrinkage. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Smart liquid lens (Fri, 11 Aug 2006)
Stimuli-responsive hydrogel provides autofocus for liquid lenses (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: The proof is in the product (Fri, 04 Aug 2006)
Chemists clash over structure of mushroom molecule. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Superconductivity: Hot vibes (Fri, 04 Aug 2006)
Lattice vibrations mdash phonons mdash have long been implicated in conventional low-temperature superconductivity. That they could also have a supporting role when the heat is turned up had been dismissed. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Baked seaweed and chips (Fri, 04 Aug 2006)
Better electronic capacitors could come from an unlikely source. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Chemistry: What chemists want to know (Fri, 04 Aug 2006)
Chemistry is a key component in all the scientific disciplines. But does that mean it is nothing more than a handy tool mdash or are there still major chemical questions to crack? Philip Ball finds out. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Energy technology: Hydrogen quick and clean (Fri, 04 Aug 2006)
Systems for producing pure hydrogen for fuel cells from methanol run into problems with energy efficiency and short lifetimes. Unless, that is, you combine the right catalyst and the right purification membrane. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Squeezing out the gas (Fri, 04 Aug 2006)
Nanoscale pumps have a wide range of possible uses. Computer simulations suggest they might be made from carbon nanotubes. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Sensitive defects (Fri, 04 Aug 2006)
Carbon nanotube defects increase their chemical vapour sensitivity (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Lab on a chip: A little goes a long way (Mon, 31 Jul 2006)
Faster, safer and easier to control mdash chemical reactions in microreactors are taking off in the lab. Now industry is being seduced by the charms of the lab on a chip. Jenny Hogan investigates. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Semiconductor physics: Magnetic manipulations (Mon, 31 Jul 2006)
A deft technique allows magnetic atoms to be placed one by one in a semiconductor crystal. It's a further step towards an ambitious goal: a computer chip that might simultaneously store and manipulate data. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Periodicity in the woodpile (Mon, 31 Jul 2006)
Colloidal three-dimensional photonic crystal with dual periodicity (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Counting atoms one by one (Mon, 31 Jul 2006)
Detecting individual atoms in chip-based traps would provide a boost for fundamental physics and practical applications of atom-trapping. Here's a way to do it. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Moving towards a graphene world (Thu, 20 Jul 2006)
Synthesis paves way for industrial applications. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: What shape is a pebble? (Thu, 20 Jul 2006)
Scientists head for the beach to find out. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Microfluids: Clicks and chips (Thu, 20 Jul 2006)
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News: News: The smallest gold-diggers in the world (Thu, 20 Jul 2006)
Bacteria found in Australian mines help gold grains to form. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News and Views: Materials science: Carbon sheet solutions (Thu, 20 Jul 2006)
When carbon fibres just won't do, but nanotubes are too expensive, where can cost-conscious materials scientists go to find a practical conductive composite? The answer could lie with graphene sheets. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Shaking out friction (Thu, 20 Jul 2006)
Friction could be a big problem for nanoscale mechanical devices. But it can be drastically reduced at the atomic scale by vibrating the surfaces in contact. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Functional films (Thu, 20 Jul 2006)
Tunable optical properties offered by self-assembly of polymer micelles (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Throwaway culture (Fri, 14 Jul 2006)
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News: Features: Does gender matter? (Fri, 14 Jul 2006)
The suggestion that women are not advancing in science because of innate inability is being taken seriously by some high-profile academics. Ben A. Barres explains what is wrong with the hypothesis. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Painting the campus green (Fri, 14 Jul 2006)
Local universities adopt technologies to save energy and reduce pollution on campus. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Neuroprosthetics: In search of the sixth sense (Fri, 14 Jul 2006)
Implants in the brain could one day help paralysed people move robotic arms and legs. But first, scientists need to work out how our brains know where our limbs are, says Alison Abbott. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Solid-state physics: Supersolid simulations (Fri, 14 Jul 2006)
Supersolids mdash substances that are crystalline but also behave as free-flowing superfluids mdash can exist, according to quantum theory. Models now suggest a route to the clinching experimental evidence. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: A nanonose (Fri, 14 Jul 2006)
Nanostructured metal oxide gas sensors (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: To recycle or not to recycle (Fri, 14 Jul 2006)
Tidier metrics to address the messy problem of waste recycling. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Reading the fingerprint of danger (Fri, 14 Jul 2006)
Diseases may be diagnosed early by detecting certain mixtures of lsquomarker proteinsrsquo in cells or the bloodstream. A method that uses barcoded nanoparticles makes that possible. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Plastics get fruity (Thu, 06 Jul 2006)
Sugar can provide the raw materials for polystyrene. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Top computer hangs on to its title (Thu, 06 Jul 2006)
IBM's BlueGene/L computer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in California, has once again been crowned world champion by the TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers used for scientific applications. Ned Stafford digs into the story behind the fastest computers on the planet. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: A turbulent history (Thu, 06 Jul 2006)
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Nanozone: News: Microscopy: X-ray nanovision (Thu, 06 Jul 2006)
Startling three-dimensional images of nanoparticles have been obtained with an X-ray microscope, showing crystal deformation in unprecedented detail. The trick is not to focus the X-rays, but to diffract them. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: DNA works by arrangement (Thu, 06 Jul 2006)
Organizing molecules at the nanoscale is one of the key challenges of nanotechnology. A lattice of DNA tiles can arrange catalytic DNA molecules without impeding their activity. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Light and sound special effects (Thu, 06 Jul 2006)
Simultaneous localization of photons and phonons (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Assault on batteries (Thu, 29 Jun 2006)
Miniature fuel cells are being developed as an alternative way to power portable devices. But they're not ready yet, as Kurt Kleiner reports. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Materials science: Germanium takes holey orders (Thu, 29 Jun 2006)
Soap-like molecules serve as a scaffold for remarkably well-ordered, porous germanium skeletons. The nanometre-sized features of these semiconductor frameworks confer unique optical and electronic properties. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Magnets zap migraines (Thu, 29 Jun 2006)
Headache pills might be superseded by portable device. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Rippled graphene (Thu, 29 Jun 2006)
Another unusual transport property in two-dimensional graphite is unveiled. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Making and breaking the nanocircuit (Thu, 29 Jun 2006)
Reversible nanoscale switches might act as memory elements. A new design exploits the telescoping properties of carbon nanotubes to make and break a circuit. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Materials science: Relaxors go critical (Thu, 22 Jun 2006)
Relaxor ferroelectrics are fascinating and useful materials, but they seem to be heterogeneous, hopeless messes. Observing what they do under electric fields reveals critical behaviour that helps to make sense of them. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Business: Angling Saxons (Thu, 22 Jun 2006)
Eastern Germany is landing major electronics industry investments mdash but needs to build up its own innovative capacity, reports Ned Stafford. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanoparticles in sun creams can stress brain cells (Thu, 22 Jun 2006)
Tiny grains send cells into potentially dangerous overdrive. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: It's just a phase (Thu, 22 Jun 2006)
Supercomputers probe the process of solidification (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Why nanotech fails the dope test (Thu, 22 Jun 2006)
Using semiconductor nanoparticles in electronic and optical devices may require that they be doped with impurity atoms. But these may be intrinsically unstable. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Fungus eats enduring plastic (Thu, 15 Jun 2006)
Voracious microbe points way to recycling resins. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Solid-state chemistry: A glass of carbon dioxide (Thu, 15 Jun 2006)
Carbon is unusual in its family of elements because it has gaseous oxides. But under high pressure, carbon dioxide forms crystalline solids and can become a glass mdash so revealing the chemical family resemblance. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Biomaterials: Silk spin-off (Thu, 15 Jun 2006)
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News: News: Perfect pitch: artificial turf makes a comeback (Thu, 15 Jun 2006)
Could synthetic grass be better than the real thing? (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Material science: Oxygen breaks into carbon world (Thu, 15 Jun 2006)
When oxygen atoms bind to a graphite surface, they fall into line and make bridges across carbon atoms. This is the spearhead of a chemical attack in which the atomic arrangement of solid carbon is torn apart. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Robot sensors go touchy-feely (Thu, 15 Jun 2006)
Touch-sensitive 'skin' will give robots the sense they lack (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Food engineering (Thu, 15 Jun 2006)
Controlled release of dietary supplements (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Tuning the tubes (Thu, 15 Jun 2006)
Nanoresonators mdash oscillating nanoscale beams mdash are delicate sensors for measurement and microscopy. Made from carbon nanotubes, their length can be adjusted like a trombone. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Chemical technology: All together now (Thu, 08 Jun 2006)
A method that combines techniques for performing chemical synthesis, separation and measurement on a single device illustrates the considerable potential of integrated lab-on-a-chip technology. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Space shuttle set for July launch (Thu, 08 Jun 2006)
Troublesome fuel tanks are deemed safe enough. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Photonics: Transparency on an optical chip (Thu, 08 Jun 2006)
A two-laser trick that renders opaque media transparent can be achieved in systems of tiny optical resonators mdash with potentially profound consequences for optical communication and information processing. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: One ink for all (Thu, 08 Jun 2006)
Microcontact printing inks don't need to be material-specific (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: The self-made pinwheel (Thu, 08 Jun 2006)
Controlling nanoscale rotation is a key aim in the construction of molecular devices. One approach is to dismantle and reassemble the entire device. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Vesicle with chemical arms (Thu, 08 Jun 2006)
Bilayer membranes with nanoscale lateral structure (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Mini fridge exploits brownian motion (Thu, 01 Jun 2006)
Nano paddle could, in principle, cool a pool of molecules. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Energy with meaning (Thu, 01 Jun 2006)
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News: News: Invisibility cloaks are in sight (Thu, 01 Jun 2006)
Two new recipes tell how to make objects vanish. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News and Views: Physical chemistry: Gas in a straitjacket (Thu, 01 Jun 2006)
Given a holding material with sufficiently small and uniform pores, gaseous oxygen can be made to form regular one-dimensional chains. That gives unprecedented insight into the properties of confined gases. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Nanotubes have a new squeeze (Thu, 01 Jun 2006)
Could nanotubes be the ultimate high-pressure cylinders? Experiments show that pressures of almost half a million atmospheres can be generated inside them. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Chemistry department salvaged (Thu, 25 May 2006)
University of Sussex reaches compromise to save degree option. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Geometric whirlpools revealed (Thu, 25 May 2006)
Recipe for making symmetrical holes in water is easy. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News and Views: Nanomaterials: Display of flexibility (Thu, 25 May 2006)
Treated the right way, carbon nanotubes can be moulded into large, flexible electron-emitting sheets. The material is one half of what's needed for an electronic display you could fold up and slip in your pocket. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Materials science: Film review (Thu, 25 May 2006)
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News: News: Find the culprit with MEMS (Thu, 25 May 2006)
Ultrasonic fingerprint sensors based on piezoelectrics (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: No nano-bearings from fullerenes (Thu, 25 May 2006)
Applying macroscale thinking to nanoscale systems is tempting but unwise, according to a new study of whether C60 molecules can act as nano-ball-bearings. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Analytical chemistry: Cause for a llama (Sat, 20 May 2006)
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News: News and Views: Thermodynamics: When a phase is born (Sat, 20 May 2006)
Phase changes in matter generally occur by building up from small nuclei of the new phase. Scattering experiments and computer simulations reveal the characteristic size of the smallest of these nuclei. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Washing your genes (Sat, 20 May 2006)
Magnetically controlled lab-on-a-chip DNA purification (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: DNA gets a golden ride (Sat, 20 May 2006)
Getting DNA into cells is only part of the challenge in gene therapy mdash you then need to free it from its carrier. That can be done with nanoparticles that are cut loose using light. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Device physics: A bug-beating diode (Sat, 20 May 2006)
A diode that emits light at a shorter wavelength than ever before shows huge #8722 albeit destructive #8722 technological promise. But further work is needed to ensure that this promise is fulfilled. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Japanese spin-offs face struggle for survival (Sat, 20 May 2006)
Companies set up by academics are proliferating #8722 but can they secure the investment they need to succeed? Ichiko Fuyuno investigates. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News and Views: Solid-state physics: When is a metal not a metal? (Sat, 20 May 2006)
When it's an insulator, of course. Materials that should in theory conduct electricity #8722 but don't #8722 are well known, but the anomalous behaviour of one material has caused particular head-scratching. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Top five in physics (Sat, 20 May 2006)
Novel citation index highlights hot topics. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: News: Ancient mariners reveal tales from the Earth's core (Sat, 20 May 2006)
Ship logs and pottery show how the geomagnetic field has changed. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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News: Features: Microbiology: Batteries not included: Circuits of slime (Sat, 20 May 2006)
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News: News: Piezoelectricity in the right terms (Sat, 20 May 2006)
Linear approximation is not always accurate (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Nanozone: News: Acid holds the keys to nano-portal (Sat, 20 May 2006)
The pressure-activated gates of bacterial cells have been transformed into pH- and light-activated channels for the passage of dissolved chemical reagents. (Source: Nature Materials Update)
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Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering latest papers

Friction, slip and structural inhomogeneity of the buried interface (Fri, 15 Jul 2011)
Author(s): Y Dong, Q Li, J Wu and A Martini Affiliation(s): Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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QM/MM study of dislocation—hydrogen/helium interactions in α-Fe (Fri, 15 Jul 2011)
Author(s): Yi Zhao and Gang Lu Affiliation(s): Department of Physics and Astronomy, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA 91330-8268, USA; Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, People's Republic of China
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Site preference of S-doping and its influence on the properties of a Ni/Ni3Al interface (Mon, 11 Jul 2011)
Author(s): L Peng, P Peng, D D Wen, Y G Liu, H Wei, X F Sun and Z Q Hu Affiliation(s): School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, People's Republic of China; College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, People's Republic of China; Superalloy Division, Institution of Metal Research, CAS, Shenyang 110016, People's Republic of China
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Numerical modelling of impedance spectra of ionic conductor–insulator core–shell composites (Tue, 28 Jun 2011)
Author(s): J-M Laugier, L Raymond, G Albinet and P Knauth Affiliation(s): Aix-Marseille Universite-CNRS, UMR 6264: Laboratoire Chimie Provence, Electrochimie des Materiaux, Centre St Jerome, F-13397 Marseille Cedex 20, France
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Focus section on graphene modelling: morphology, defect mechanics and growth (Thu, 23 Jun 2011)
Author(s): V B Shenoy Affiliation(s): Brown University, Providence, RI,USA
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Extrinsic morphology of graphene (Thu, 23 Jun 2011)
Author(s): Teng Li Affiliation(s): Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maryland NanoCenter, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
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Modelling the role of size, edge structure and terminations on the electronic properties of graphene nano-flakes (Thu, 23 Jun 2011)
Author(s): Amanda S Barnard and Ian K Snook Affiliation(s): CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, Clayton, Victoria, 3168, Australia; Applied Physics, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia
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Influence of substrate on edge rippling in graphene sheets (Thu, 23 Jun 2011)
Author(s): C D Reddy, Yong-Wei Zhang and V B Shenoy Affiliation(s): Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore 138632, Singapore; Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
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Twisted and coiled ultralong multilayer graphene ribbons (Thu, 23 Jun 2011)
Author(s): Steven Cranford and Markus J Buehler Affiliation(s): Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave. Room 1-235A&B, Cambridge, MA, USA; Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave. Room 1-235A&B, Cambridge, MA, USA
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Atomistic simulation and continuum modeling of graphene nanoribbons under uniaxial tension (Thu, 23 Jun 2011)
Author(s): Qiang Lu, Wei Gao and Rui Huang Affiliation(s): Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
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Properties on the edge: graphene edge energies, edge stresses, edge warping, and the Wulff shape of graphene flakes (Thu, 23 Jun 2011)
Author(s): Paulo S Branicio, Mark H Jhon, Chee Kwan Gan and David J Srolovitz Affiliation(s): Institute of High Performance Computing, 1 Fusionopolis Way, #16-16 Connexis, Singapore 138632, Singapore
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Morphologies of monolayer graphene under indentation (Thu, 23 Jun 2011)
Author(s): Xu Huang and Sulin Zhang Affiliation(s): Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
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An analytical–numerical model of laser direct metal deposition track and microstructure formation (Thu, 23 Jun 2011)
Author(s): M Naveed Ahsan and Andrew J Pinkerton Affiliation(s): Laser Processing Research Centre, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, Sackville Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
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Acta Mat. 2011, 59, p. 364