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Van der Waals epitaxy and photoresponse of hexagonal tellurium nanoplates on flexible mica sheets

December 22, 2014 in Nanotechnology

This work extends the research area of 2D materials from layered materials to nonlayered materials which will bring out intriguing electronic properties.

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Source:: Nanowerk News

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Rätsel des platinarmen Nanokatalysators geklärt

December 22, 2014 in Nanotechnology

Neuartige Nanopartikel-Katalysatoren könnten die Kosten für Brennstoffzellen dramatisch reduzieren. Ein von Berliner und Jülicher Forschern entwickelter Katalysator kommt mit einem Zehntel der üblichen Platinmenge aus.

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Iridium nanoparticles resist deactivation in biofuel production

December 22, 2014 in Nanotechnology

Scientists characterized catalysts to determine ability to convert methane to more valuable fuels.

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First successful vaccination against ‘mad cow’-like wasting disease in deer

December 21, 2014 in neuroscience

Researchers say that a vaccination they have developed to fight a brain-based, wasting syndrome among deer and other animals may hold promise on two additional fronts: protecting US livestock from contracting the disease, and preventing similar brain infections in humans. …read more Source:: Science Daily. Mind & Brain

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Brain Mechanisms That Predict Generosity in Children Identified

December 20, 2014 in neuroscience

By Neuroscience News A new study reveals specific neural markers which predict generosity in children, as well as a link to the moral and social evaluation process.

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