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Materials for the next generation of electronics and photovoltaics: MacArthur Fellow develops new uses for carbon nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
One of the longstanding problems of working with nanomaterials--substances at the molecular and atomic scale--is controlling their size. When their size changes, their properties also change. This sug...
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Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes: University of Oregon chemists provide a detailed view of traps that disrupt energy flow, possibly pointing toward improved charge-carrying devices

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Oregon chemists have devised a way to see the internal structures of electronic waves trapped in carbon nanotubes by external electrostatic charges.
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Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs.
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Could I squeeze by you? Ames Laboratory scientists model molecular movement within narrow channels of mesoporous nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have developed deeper understanding of the ideal design for mesoporous nanoparticles used in catalytic reactions, such as hydrocarbon conv...
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Detecting Cancer Earlier is Goal of Rutgers-Developed Medical Imaging Technology: Rare earth nanocrystals and infrared light can reveal small cancerous tumors and cardiovascular lesions

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
A new medical imaging method being developed at Rutgers University could help physicians detect cancer and other diseases earlier than before, speeding treatment and reducing the need for invasive, ti...
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Nitrogen Doped Graphene Characterized by Iranian, Russian, German Scientists

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
An Iranian researcher in association with his colleagues from Russia and Germany presented a mathematical model for the characterization of doped graphene.
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Crystallizing the DNA nanotechnology dream: Scientists have designed the first large DNA crystals with precisely prescribed depths and complex 3D features, which could create revolutionary nanodevices

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
DNA has garnered attention for its potential as a programmable material platform that could spawn entire new and revolutionary nanodevices in computer science, microscopy, biology, and more. Researche...
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Imaging electric charge propagating along microbial nanowires

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
The claim by UMass Amherst researchers that the microbe Geobacter produces tiny electrical wires has been mired in controversy for a decade, but a new collaborative study provides stronger evidence th...
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Design of micro and nanoparticles to improve treatments for Alzheimers and Parkinsons: At the Faculty of Pharmacy of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country encapsulation techniques are being developed to deliver correctly and effectively certain dru

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Enara Herran, a researcher at the UPV/EHU's Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, is working to improve the way Alzheimer's and Parkinson's treatments are administered. And it is a fac...
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Physicists build reversible laser tractor beam

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre.
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HP Supercomputer at NREL Garners Top Honor

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
A supercomputer created by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that uses warm water to cool its servers, and then re-uses that water to heat it...
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First Canada Excellence Research Chair gets $10 million from the federal government for oilsands research at the University of Calgary: Federal government announces prestigious research chair to study improving oil production efficiency

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
A world-leading nanotechnology researcher has come to Canada's energy capital to become the first Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) at the University of Calgary.
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Ucore's McKenzie to Deliver Presentation to Rare Earths Conference in Singapore as Highlight of Fall 2014 Marketplace Schedule

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Ucore Rare Metals Inc (TSX VENTURE:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) (FRANKFURT:U9U) ("Ucore" or "the Company") is pleased to update investors on marketplace activities for the fall of 2014.

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Non-Toxic Nanocatalysts Open New Window for Significant Decrease in Reaction Process

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
The most important achievement of the researchers was to introduce a non-toxic and cheap nanocatalyst through a simple production method to increase the efficiency and to significantly decrease the r...
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Plastic nanoparticles also harm freshwater organisms

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Organisms can be negatively affected by plastic nanoparticles, not just in the seas and oceans but in freshwater bodies too. These particles slow the growth of algae, cause deformities in water fleas...
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Superconducting circuits, simplified: New circuit design could unlock the power of experimental superconducting computer chips

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Computer chips with superconducting circuits — circuits with zero electrical resistance — would be 50 to 100 times as energy-efficient as today's chips, an attractive trait given the increasing power...
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Nanotechnology Improves Quality of Anti-Corrosive Coatings

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers tried to improve the quality of anti-corrosive coatings by using modified nanoparticles.
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call for November 6, 2014

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") will issue a press release reporting its third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, November 6, 2014 after the market closes.
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New Grand ARM Transmission Electron Microscope Offers Highest Commercially-Available Atomic Resolution of 63 Picometers

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Just introduced in the USA at M&M 2014 (Hartford, CT), the new JEOL JEM-ARM300F Transmission Electron Microscope exceeds atomic resolution boundaries for any commercially-available TEM today. The 300k...
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Graphenea opens US branch

Nanotech-Now - October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphenea has opened a branch in the USA to assist more immediate service of the company's North American customers. The US branch, Graphenea Inc, is based in Cambridge (Boston), MA, due to the close...
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