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graphene sheet draped over a Bacillus bacterium July 11, 2016
Germs add ripples to make 'groovy' graphene
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English ivy May 23, 2016
Ivy's powerful grasp could lead to better medical adhesives, stronger battle armor
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a nanotree made of DNA May 17, 2016
Dynamic DNA polymers can be reversed using biocompatible techniques
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illustration: ultrasensitive detection platform January 11, 2016
Single molecule detection of contaminants, explosives or diseases now possible
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illustration of liquid-metal nano-terminators December 2, 2015
Liquid metal 'nano-terminators' target cancer cells
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computer model of gold nanoparticles and ligands November 11, 2015
Researchers detail how to control shape, structure of DNA and RNA
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 a new engineered surface that can repel liquids August 31, 2015
An engineered surface unsticks sticky water droplets
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Horacio Espinosa August 20, 2015
Graphene oxide's secret properties revealed at atomic level
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researchers operate a solar simulator August 17, 2015
Challenge to classic theory of 'organic' solar cells could improve efficiency
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wrapped sheets of tiny carbon nanotubes July 23, 2015
Scientists stretch electrically conducting fibers to new lengths
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images of a nanowire exhibiting anelasticity July 13, 2015
Researchers find nanowires have unusually pronounced 'anelastic' properties
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images of a nanowire exhibiting anelasticity July 13, 2015
Nanowires highly 'anelastic,' research shows
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atomic scale friction May 5, 2015
Penn and UC Merced researchers match physical and virtual atomic friction experiments
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spore reacts actively to humidity March 24, 2015
Tiny bio-robot is a germ suited-up with graphene quantum dots
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the structure of zinc-antimonide October 1, 2014
Stressed out: Research sheds new light on why rechargeable batteries fail
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surface tension sidebar September 15, 2014
Researchers control surface tension to manipulate liquid metals
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fluorinated graphene September 5, 2014
Penn engineers advance understanding of graphene's friction properties
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polyelectrolytes August 21, 2014
Researchers develop models to study polyelectrolytes, including DNA and RNA
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a fold-crease June 25, 2014
Mathematical models explain how a wrinkle becomes a crease
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close-up of structural supercapacitor May 19, 2014
Liberating devices from their power cords
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silver nanowire sensor mounted onto a thumb joint January 16, 2014
Silver nanowire sensors hold promise for prosthetics, robotics
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tiny interwoven fibers December 13, 2013
Duke engineers make strides toward artificial cartilage
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silicon chip with porous surface October 22, 2013
New device stores electricity on silicon chips
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the hydrogel grabber August 2, 2013
Researchers create "soft robotic" devices using water-based gels
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three ruga states and how they form July 17, 2013
Ironing Out the Origins of Wrinkles, Creases and Folds
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News thumbnail July 8, 2013
Eavesdropping on Lithium Ions
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transfection of the dextran Alexa Fluor 488 dye May 21, 2013
Single-cell Transfection Tool Enables Added Control for Biological Studies
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image of a boat with scum on the side January 31, 2013
Novel Materials Shake Ship Scum
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crumpled graphene January 23, 2013
Controlled Crumpling of Graphene Forms Artificial Muscle
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droplet deformation as voltage increases October 23, 2012
Droplet Response to Electric Voltage in Solids Exposed
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