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Using ultrathin sheets to discover new class of wrapped shapes: UMass Amherst materials researchers describe a new regime of wrapped shapes

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Materials scientists seeking to encapsulate droplets of one fluid within another often use molecules like soap or micro- or nano-particles to do it. One distinct way of wrapping a droplet is to use a...

An engineered surface unsticks sticky water droplets

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
The leaves of the lotus flower, and other natural surfaces that repel water and dirt, have been the model for many types of engineered liquid-repelling surfaces. As slippery as these surfaces are, how...

New material science research may advance tech tools

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Hard, complex materials with many components are used to fabricate some of today's most advanced technology tools. However, little is still known about how the properties of these materials change und...

Efficiency of Nanodrug Containing Antibiotics in Treatment of Infectious Diseases Evaluated

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a new type of antibacterial nanodrug in laboratorial research which reduces the consumption dosage by increasing the antibacterial effect of antibiotics as well as contro...

Seeing quantum motion

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Consider the pendulum of a grandfather clock. If you forget to wind it, you will eventually find the pendulum at rest, unmoving. However, this simple observation is only valid at the level of classica...

Artificial leaf harnesses sunlight for efficient fuel production

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Generating and storing renewable energy, such as solar or wind power, is a key barrier to a clean-energy economy. When the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) was established at Caltech...

Researchers use DNA 'clews' to shuttle CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool into cells

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have for the first time created and used a nanoscale vehicle made of DNA to deliver a CRISPR-Cas9 g...

Draw out of the predicted interatomic force

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan. Liquid Bi shows a peculiar dispersion of the acoustic mode, which is related to the...

Iranian Scientists Use Artemisia Annua Plant to Produce Breast Cancer Drugs

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced anti-breast-cancer drug by using Artemisia annua plant.

Small but heading for the big time: Nanobiotix half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2015, in line with expectations: Major clinical achievements and corporate developments

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, announces its half year results for the six...

Designing bespoke nanomaterials for energy applications

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
A new paper demonstrates the rapid and scalable production of Zinc Oxide nanomaterials using a technique called electrochemical anodization. The technique can be controlled to give rise to a wide range of interesting structures, with different sizes and shapes, which can be tailored towards specific applications.
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nanoGriptech Launches Setex Gecko-Inspired Adhesive

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
Carnegie Mellon University spinoff nanoGriptech has announced the launch of Setex™, the first commercially available gecko-inspired adhesive. Because it is dry and can repeatedly grip to...
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Electrospray solves longstanding problem in Langmuir-Blodgett assembly

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
The electrospray spreads water-soluble solvents on water while minimizing mixing.
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Smart nanofiber dressings speed healing of chronic wounds

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
Researchers are developing innovative nanofibre meshes that might draw bacteria out of wounds and speed up the healing process.
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Next Phase of Nano Utica Initiative Launched

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that global technology leader ams AG, a multinational company that creates high performance sensor solutions and analog ICs, plans to generate more than 1,000...
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Revolutionary MIT-Developed Nanotechnology Company Showcases at CAMX in Dallas

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
N12 Technologies, Inc., a Cambridge, MA-based nanotechnology company, has commercialized an MIT-developed technology to become the world's first manufacturer capable of industrialized, continuous Vert...
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Nanofilm Introduces Clarity AR Lens Cleaner for Anti-Reflective Superhydrophobic Lenses

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
The popularity of anti-reflective superhydrophobic lenses has shown significant growth in recent years because of the many benefits to wearers. The one drawback for many patients is the difficulty in...
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U.S. Representative Seth Moulton Visits NanoOPS

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
U.S. Representative Seth Moulton visited CHN’s NanoOPS laboratory and other state-of-the-art labs at the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security on Thursday, August 20. Thx to @Northeastern for hosting me at their campus in #Burlington & pioneering vital defense research here in #ma6! pic.twitter.com/IZWZmbYUg7 — Seth Moulton (@sethmoulton) August 20, 2015 Led by a del­e­ga­tion including Mel Bern­stein, senior vice provost for research and grad­uate edu­ca­tion, Moulton spent the day meeting with fac­ulty mem­bers, touring state-​​of-​​the-​​art labs, and wit­nessing the fruits of Northeastern’s security-​​related research part­ner­ships with fed­eral agencies. View the full article at News@Northeastern.
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Scientists grow high-quality graphene from tea tree extract

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
Graphene has been grown from materials as diverse as plastic, cockroaches, Girl Scout cookies, and dog feces, and can theoretically be grown from any carbon source. However, scientists are still looking for a graphene precursor and growth method that is sustainable, scalable, and economically feasible, since these are all requirements for realizing widespread commercialization of graphene-based devices. Read More...
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Cheap, Quantitative Synthesis of Quantum Dots

InterNano Industry News - September 1, 2015 - 3:45am
ACS Meeting News: Library of thiourea compounds lets chemists dial in properties of colloidal nanocrystals
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