Nano News & Events

Turning clothing into information displays

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
Researchers have demonstrated the world?s first stretchable and conformable thin-film transistor (TFT) driven LED display laminated into textiles.
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National Science Foundation Selects SUNY Poly CNSE for Expanded $2.1M Northeast Advanced Technological Education Center: NSF Center Locates to NanoCollege in Support of Flourishing Tech Industry in NYS

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
In support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s leadership in driving high-tech investment and job creation in New York State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) today announced the National Science Foun...
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Sustainable nanotechnology center lands new $20 million NSF contract

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
The Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, a multi-institutional research center based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has inked a new contract with the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will provide nearly $20 million in support over the next five years.
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New Less Toxic Antiparasitic Nanoparticles for Fighting Ticks

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
The common tick is a parasite whose bite damages the flesh and skin of cattle, as well as affects the quality of their milk, plus it can transmit infections to humans. However, having a health...
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NCI Grants Northwestern $11.7 Million to Develop Nanotechnology-Based Cancer Treatments

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
Northwestern University, a leader in cancer nanotechnology research, has received a five-year, $11.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to use nanotechnology to develop...
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Georgia Tech Part of Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
Georgia Tech is among a dozen institutions that are part of the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, a $20 million research center focusing on the molecular mechanisms by which nanoparticles...
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Designing bespoke nanomaterials for energy applications

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 2015 - 3:45am
ACS Meeting News: Library of thiourea compounds lets chemists dial in properties of colloidal nanocrystals
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Registration of chemicals: the Belgian register of nanomaterials

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
In Belgium a national register for nanomaterials will enter into force on 1st January 2016. This is of significant importance as companies will be required to inform their Committee for Protection and Prevention at Work (CPPW) of the registration of nanomaterials.
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Advances in Metals Pave Way to Lighter Vehicles - Machine Design

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
Machine DesignAdvances in Metals Pave Way to Lighter VehiclesMachine Design“But a successful pilot demonstration is a critical next step to commercialization. It's is just too big a jump to go straight to ... If the process is perfected and commercialized, PNNL believes Mg could be made for $0.68/lb ($1.50/kg). using 25 ...
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A functional assay-based strategy for nanomaterial risk forecasting

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
Hendren, Christine Ogilvie and Lowry, Gregory V. and Unrine, Jason M. and Wiesner, Mark R.. (2015) A functional assay-based strategy for nanomaterial risk forecasting. Science of The Total Environment. ISSN 00489697
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The Nanomaterial Data Curation Initiative: A collaborative approach to assessing, evaluating, and advancing the state of the field

InterNano Industry News - September 3, 2015 - 3:45am
Hendren, Christine Ogilvie and Powers, Christina M and Hoover, Mark D and Harper, Stacey L. (2015) The Nanomaterial Data Curation Initiative: A collaborative approach to assessing, evaluating, and advancing the state of the field. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 6. pp. 1752-1762. ISSN 2190-4286
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