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  • Intrinsically stretchable QD-based semiconducting nanocomposites enable the realization of electronic retina with multispectral response.

    • Mengxin Ren
    • Jingjun Xu
    News & Views
  • Catalytically active, self-propelled microrobots can trap and remove nanoplastics from water.

    • Raghavendra Palankar
    News & Views
  • A clever phononic crystal design produces a wide band gap for hypersonic phonons.

    • Ilari J. Maasilta
    News & Views
  • Nanopatterned materials provide control over mechanical vibrations. This allows for the complete damping of vibrations over more than 5 GHz and for the propagation of hypersonic guided modes at room temperature.

    • O. Florez
    • G. Arregui
    • P. D. García
  • A series of emergent electronic orders are observed in an antiparallel twisted WSe2 bilayer. The discoveries provide a powerful platform for simulating quantum phenomena in strongly correlated materials.

    • Dongyang Yang
    • Ziliang Ye
    News & Views
  • Quantitative polymerase chain reaction allows the real-time detection of nucleic acids in human samples, representing a gold standard for infection detection, but it cannot be easily converted into a point-of-care approach. Here a strategy is proposed to leverage plasmonic polymerase chain reaction to achieve multiplexed, fluorescence detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA from human saliva and nasal specimen, showing promise as a point-of-care approach.

    • Nicole R. Blumenfeld
    • Michael Anne E. Bolene
    • Samuel K. Sia
  • Perovskite quantum dots have been proven promising for photonic and optoelectronic applications, particularly, as bright and narrow band emitters for display technology. Despite the advantageous properties, the stability issues have to be resolved to unleash the full industrial potential of perovskite quantum dots in display technology.

    • Xian-gang Wu
    • Honglei Ji
    • Haizheng Zhong
  • Using our company’s CO2 electrolysers as a model, we describe the challenges involved in incorporating nanomaterial catalysts into industrial-scale electrolysers and suggest ways to more efficiently realize the performance improvements of academic-scale novel nanomaterials at industrial scales.

    • Aya K. Buckley
    • Sichao Ma
    • Kendra P. Kuhl
  • While neutrophils are the first line of defence against infections and inflammation, their unrestricted recruitment and constant activation might result in prolonged inflammation and sharpening of specific pathological conditions. Here the authors develop a strategy to specifically target activated, pro-inflammatory neutrophils and neutrophil–platelet complexes to deliver therapeutics in the context of a murine model of venous thrombosis.

    • Michelle A. Cruz
    • Dillon Bohinc
    • Evi X. Stavrou
  • Sub-molecular spectroscopy enables the real-space study of incoherent and coherent electronic energy transfer in artificial molecular donor–acceptor systems and their dependence on the molecular arrangement.

    • Takashi Kumagai
    News & Views
  • The recent advent of transition metal dichalcogenides moiré materials is a promising platform for studying correlated electron phenomena and moiré exciton physics.

  • This Review elaborates on the recent developments and the future opportunities and challenges of fundamental research on semiconductor moiré materials, with a particular focus on transition metal dichalcogenides.

    • Kin Fai Mak
    • Jie Shan
    Review Article