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Nanoparticles make better MRI images

Manganese oxide nanoparticles have been used as MRI contrast agent, allowing researchers to see inside living brains in the same detail as dissected tissue under a microscope.

Apr 6th, 2007

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Seeking the next kevlar

Researchers have added a significant new step to the creation of materials fortified by single-walled carbon nanotubes, resulting in a nylon polymer composite with greater strength and toughness.

Apr 4th, 2007

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Gleaming prospects

Scratch-resistant spectacle lenses and displays, stainless-steel kitchen units without any fingerprints, antireflective glass on the instrument panels of cars and motorcycles - researchers from six institutes have been collaborating for three years to develop new classes of materials.

Apr 3rd, 2007

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