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Found 204 articles associated to the institution National Institute for Materials Science.
 
Improving DNA-detecting transistors
23-February-2017

Graphene-based transistors could soon help diagnose genetic diseases. Researchers in India and Japan have developed an improved method for using graphene-based transistors to detect disease-causing genes.

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Technique to Characterize Electrical Potential Distribution in Composite Electrodes of Solid State Lithium Ion Batteries
17-February-2017

Major advancement in understanding the cause of high resistivity at the electrode–electrolyte interfaces, which has been hindering the development of high power density batteries.

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Controlling Friction Levels through On/Off Application of Laser Light
17-February-2017

A National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) research group discovered that the amount of friction force between organic molecules and a sapphire substrate in a vacuum can be changed repeatedly by starting and stopping laser light irradiation.

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New Technique Developed to Quantitatively Evaluate Internal Magnetic Structure of Permanent Magnet Materials
15-November-2016

A research team in Japan developed a technique to quantitatively evaluate the internal magnetic structure of permanent magnet materials using a neutron beam.

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The highs and lows of regenerative medicine
4-November-2016

Nanoscale manipulation on the surface of materials could stimulate cells to differentiate into specific tissues – eliminating the use of growth or transcription factors.

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