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February 22, 2017

Slow-release nitrogen fertilizer could increase crop yields

A new nanoparticle-based fertilizer delivers plant nutrients efficiently and reduces the harm of agricultural runoff

February 21, 2017

Nanoscience pioneer Millie Dresselhaus dies at 86

Groundbreaking studies on carbon nanostructures earned her the title “Queen of Carbon Science”

February 20, 2017

Stable colloids made with inorganic molten salts

Potential applications include improved heat-transfer fluids and new inorganic thermoelectric materials

February 20, 2017

Triangulene trapped

Elusive and reactive polybenzenoid molecule is made for the first time

February 8, 2017

Pancreatic cancer biomarker bolsters nanoparticle-based diagnostic

Speedy sensor detects vesicles released by tumors in tiny drops of blood

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