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Building a brain: The atomic switch network

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Nanotechnology research highlights: find out what the authors have to say

Antimicrobial nanosilver filters for safe water

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

Heat-assisted magnetic recording doubles hard disk drive capacity

Novel aluminium-based optics system improves efficiency and is cheap.

Memcapacitors could make our computers faster

Realizing one single platform for brain-inspired computing.

Real-time monitoring of electrons

Understanding thermal noise for high-quality transistors.

Cheap and replicable nano-pillar arrays

Using a master mold widens material choices and applications.

Applicability of the classic elastic models at the nanoscale

Five-fold twinned copper nanowires have mechanical advantages for devices.

Mesoporous silica nanocomposite simplifies combination therapy

Irradiation at a single wavelength is sufficient for destroying cancer.

Modifying bismuth sulfide for biocompatible CT imaging

Incorporating Pluronic F127 improves safety.

Manually manipulating graphene using pasters

New transfer technique preserves graphene integrity.

Understanding MRSA: a new tool for assessing antibacterial agents

Improving understanding by extracting membrane-embedded proteins.

Enhanced gene silencing using dual-ligand modification

Quantum dots provide a visible gene-delivery vehicle.

Chitosan provides skeleton for anticancer pro-drug

Targeting cancer therapy with acid-activation.

Protein injection by plasmonic laser treatment

Gold nanoparticles mediate transfection

Graphyne: a two-dimensional material with thermoelectric properties

New member of the graphene family shows potential in energy applications.

Gold nanodisks for highly sensitive SERS substrates

X-ray interference lithography leads to high sensitivity and reproducibility.

Carbon nanopipettes for automated injection

A predictable and compatible step towards automation.

Managing power in triboelectric nanogenerators for wireless sensing

Enhancing output current and power with capacitor arrays.

Nanorod arrays enhance amino acid separation signal

Oblique angle deposition provides route to capillary electrophoretic separation.

Mapping water layers above pristine surfaces

Simple method gives access to the hydration layers of calcite.

Carbon nanotubes increase clinical breast imaging efficiency

High-current CNT field emitters provide route to the early detection of human breast cancer.