#nanoparticles

German scientists kill cancer cells with nano-sized copper compounds

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A team of German scientists have succeeded in killing tumour cells in mice using nano-sized copper compounds together with immunotherapy. Best of all, after the therapy, the cancer did not return. The team - made up from scientists from KU Leuven, the University of Bremen, the Leibniz Institute...

Minute silicon particles set to boost lithium ion batteries capacity by 10x

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Chemical Engineers have taken a critical step in creating the next generation of silicon-based lithium-ion batteries. The team, working at the University of Alberta, have pioneered a new technique which could give a 10 times boost to the capacity of current cells by using Silicon to absorb and...