News on Nanophysics in 2017

Colour technology of ancient egyptian papyrus revealed by synchrotron analysis

20 November 2017

Copper has for the first time been found to be a constituency of papyrus black ink. The papyri are fabricated over a period of 300 years and geographically spread over the entire Egypt.

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Spying on malaria parasites at -196 Celsius

08 August 2017

A team of scientists led by postdoc Sergey Kapishnikov from the Niels Bohr Institute has managed to obtain new information about the ravaging mode of operation applied by malaria parasites when attacking their victims.

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Iron secrets behind superconductors unlocked

07 July 2017

Due to magnetism iron should - theoretically - be a poor superconductor. Nevertheless certain ironbased materials possess fine superconducting properties. Why? Because the five unbound electrons found in iron...

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An important step towards new malaria medicine

12 April 2017

An important step towards new malaria medicineAn international research team, led by Sergey Kapishnikov and Jens Als-Nielsen from the X-ray and Neutron Science section at the Niels Bohr Institute, has developed new techniques in analyzing malaria infected red blood cells.

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