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The power of torque magnetometry: defect-induced switching in hexaferrite nanostructures

Investigating the magnetism of heterogeneities for improved device performance.

Understanding the strength of carbyne

Structural length and chemical environment are important for efficient carbyne-based purification membranes.

Putting a twist in molybdenum diselenide

Chemical vapour deposition provides a route to tunable properties.

Reviewing the prospects of nanostructures in biological research

High-aspect-ratio nanostructures show promise for future applications.

Boron nitride diamondoids as nanoscale building blocks

Looking to alternative materials for improved properties.

Enhancing dielectric growth with two-dimensional materials

Fluorinated graphene and hexagonal boron nitride seed layers have promise in electronics.

Tuning the magnetic properties of bimagnetic core/shell nanoparticles

Controlling nanoparticle size enhances magnetic hardness and thermal stability.

Low-cost layered polymer composites for infrared triggered actuators

New method for aligning carbon nanotubes makes composites cheaper.

Low-cost printable photonic integrated devices

Nanoimprint technology could revolutionize photonic devices.

Understanding autophagy for enhanced carcinoma therapy

Suppressing autophagy strengthens PAMAM dendrimer-based therapeutics.

Decoupling the piezotronic effect from the piezoresistive

Classic four-point measurement provides insights for ultra-sensitive devices.

Carbon nanomaterials: sensitizing cancer cells to chemotherapeutics

Nanofibers and nanotubes overcome chemisresistance and adverse side effects.

Patterning bumpy surfaces

Focussed ion beam lithography provides a new flexible route to suspended nanostructures.

Nanoscale position sensors: spintronics offer a low-cost alternative to optics

Detecting changes in magnetic field for high-speed sensing.

Limiting 'wiggle room' increases carbon chain stiffness

Control of molecular confinement and length can tune the compressive stiffness of carbyne.

Bagasse-derived fluorescent carbon dots for bio-imaging

A more sustainable route to these new carbon nanomaterials.

Selective electrochemical biosensing using molybdenum disulfide

Ultrathin MoS2 sheets can overcome interferents for effective enzymatic sensing.

Exploring the photocatalytic properties of titania and graphene nanocomposites

Doping with iron improves stability for further applications.

Double-slit experiment with twisted bilayer graphene

Distinguishing between graphene type using Raman scattering.

Antimicrobial nanosilver filters for safe water

High-speed water sterilization system can separate and destroy contaminants.