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2018-11-28
Multifunctional dream ceramic matrix composites are born!

Researchers at Osaka University produced composites consisting of alumina (Al2O3) ceramics and titanium (Ti), namely Al2O3/Ti composites. They designe...

2018-11-21
How low can we go? Nanopore detection of single flu viruses to control outbreaks

Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory disease that may cause a serious outbreak at any time. Here, an Osaka University-led research team develo...

2018-9-18
Two Quantum Dots are Better than One: Using One Dot to Sense Changes in Another

2018-9-6
Commercially relevant bismuth-based thin film processing

Osaka University researchers prepared 2D layered, visible-light-absorbing bismuth sulfide semiconductors using a two-step process. The resulting film ...

2018-8-24
Environmentally Friendly Photoluminescent Nanoparticles for More Vivid Display Colors

A Japan-based research team led by Osaka University synthesized non-toxic, cadmium-free light-emitting nanoparticles. The nanoparticles emit clean col...

2018-7-24
Autonomous gene expression control nanodevice will contribute to medical care

Osaka University-led researchers constructed integrated gene logic-chips called "gene nanochips." These self-contained nanochips can switch genes on o...

2018-6-13
Ratchet Up the Pressure: Molecular Machine Exploits Motion in a Single Direction

A Japanese research team led by Osaka University developed a “ratchet-like molecular machine,” which promotes uni-directional molecular motion during ...

2017-10-23
Osaka University Rolls the Dice on Perovskite Interfaces

Osaka University-led researchers developed a robust Monte Carlo-based refinement computerized approach to precisely and accurately model perovskite ox...

2017-9-19
Researchers Have a New Twist on Asymmetric Catalysis

Researchers at Osaka and Iwate Medical University developed an efficient and simple chemical synthesis of a new kind of twisted helicene molecule cont...

2017-9-19
Seeing the Next Dimension of Computer Chips

Japanese researchers used a scanning tunneling microscope to image the side-surfaces of 3D silicon crystals for the first time. The pictures, captured...

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