Nano News & Events

Novel Rocket Design Flight Tested: New Rocket Propellant and Motor Design Offers High Performance and Safety

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists recently flight tested a new rocket design that includes a high-energy fuel and a motor design that also delivers a high degree of safety.

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MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase: Finalists Announced for MEMS Executive Congress US 2014

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Six companies selected from a pool of applicants will compete in MEMS Industry Group's (MIG)'s MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase at MEMS Executive Congress.
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Nanoparticle technology triples the production of biogas

Nanotech-Now - October 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers of the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence, and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) have developed the new BiogàsPlus, a...
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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Invites the Public to Attend its Popular Statewide 'NANOvember' Series of Outreach and Educational Events

Nanotech-Now - October 24, 2014 - 7:45am
The month-long NANOvember celebration will showcase New York State's pioneering nanotechnology-based ecosystem with exciting events in Albany, Utica, and Rochester.
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Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO: Innovnano’s unique and cost-effective AZO sputtering targets for the production of transparent conducting oxides

Nanotech-Now - October 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Innovnano (www.innovnano-materials.com), an expert manufacturer of high performance ceramic powders, has developed a range of nanostructured AZO (aluminium-doped zinc oxide) specifically for the produ...
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Graphene laminate make good thermal coating for plastics

Nanotechweb - October 24, 2014 - 3:57am
Carbon sheet improves the thermal conductivity of PET by up to 600-fold.
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Mechanism behind nature's sparkles revealed

Nanotech-Now - October 22, 2014 - 1:36pm
Researchers from the University of Bristol have revealed "a universal explanation" for many of the dazzling coloured and silvery reflections in the natural world. The team revealed that disordered...
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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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Rhodium clusters go multiferroic

Nanotechweb - October 22, 2014 - 4:58am
Pure metal system is ferromagnetic and ferroelectric – a result that bodes well for making future magnetic data storage and spintronics devices.
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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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