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Diatoms serve as tiny silica scaffolds for inexpensive and scalable growth of molybdenum disulfide flakes

By April Gocha / September 26, 2016

Researchers at the University of Manchester in the U.K. have devised a strategy that gives new use to diatom shells, using the silica shells as scaffolds for building atomic sheets of molybdenum disulfide.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 24, 2016

More efficient solar cell materials, 2-D tin monoxide magic, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 24, 2016.

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