Nano News & Events

Creating a graphene-metal sandwich to improve electronics: UC Riverside and University of Manchester researchers combine graphene and copper in hopes of shrinking electronics

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers have discovered that creating a graphene-copper-graphene "sandwich" strongly enhances the heat conducting properties of copper, a discovery that could further help in the downscaling of el...
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JPK reports on the use of the ForceRobot system to study the dynamics of biomacromolecules at Nanjing University

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the study of how force regulates the structures and conformation...
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MoOx contacts make p-type transistor

Nanotechweb - March 14, 2014 - 3:21am
Result bodes well for making low-power CMOS circuits from 2D crystals in the future
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Phonon polaritons propagate in 2D

Nanotechweb - March 13, 2014 - 8:01am
van der Waals crystals could be important for applications in high-density infrared data storage, information transfer and even ultrasound imaging on the nanoscale
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Official: Iran Ranks 1st in Nano Science Production in Region

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Iran has achieved eye-catching breakthroughs in the field of nano- science and technology, an Iranian official announced in July, adding that the country ranks 1st in the field of nano science product...
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Scientists Use Gold/Silver Nanoalloy to Measure Oxidant Compounds Accurately

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A sensitive and accurate method was designed by chemists from University of Mazandaran, Northern Iran, to measure antioxidant compounds, including vitamin C, in biological samples.
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Atomically Thin Solar Cells

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
It does not get any thinner than this: The novel material graphene consists of only one atomic layer of carbon atoms and exhibits very special electronic properties. As it turns out, there are other m...
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Leti to Present its Silicon Photonics Device Library and 3D Stacking Techniques for Communication Applications at OFC 2014

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti will present on its silicon photonics device library and 3D stacking techniques for communication applications at OFC 2014 in San Francisco, Calif., March 11-14.
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Simon Fraser University Completes Installation of Electron Microscopes from FEI: SFU’s new multi-million-dollar Centre for Soft Materials now offers the most advanced suite of microscopes in Western Canada

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today that it has completed the installation of a suite of high-end electron microscopes at Simon Fraser University's (SFU) new Centre for Soft Materials. The systems inst...
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Harris & Harris Group Notes D-Wave's Article in Phys.Org

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the article posted by Robert Perkins on Phys.Org on Harris & Harris Group's por...
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Malvern specialist to explore use of Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis for characterizing extracellular vesicles at ISEV 2014

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Pauline Carnell, Senior Application Scientist at Malvern Instruments, will present a paper at ISEV 2014 discussing ‘The practical use of nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) to characterise extracellu...
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Thailand's Next Move on Research and Innovation

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
It is no laughing matter when Thailand announced it is striving to become a knowledge based economy and a key player among AEC member countries. In order to achieve this humongous challenge, Thailand...
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Arrowhead to Present at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that President and CEO, Christopher Anzalone, Ph.D., will present at t...
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Rice synthetic biologists shine light on genetic circuit analysis: Bioengineers invent ‘light tube array,’ ‘bioscilloscope’ to test, debug genetic circuits

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
In a significant advance for the growing field of synthetic biology, Rice University bioengineers have created a toolkit of genes and hardware that uses colored lights and engineered bacteria to bring...
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Nanoplatform delivers double-drug combo

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2014 - 6:21am
Squalene-based nanocomposite containing a drug that disrupts blood vessel growth and an anticancer agent could help more efficiently treat tumours
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Nano-antenna boosts nonlinear optics

Nanotechweb - March 11, 2014 - 7:19am
Plasmonic field enhancements increase nonlinear interactions by a factor of a million.
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Carbon Nanotubes Market by Type (SWCNTS & MWCNTS), Application (Electronics, Chemicals, Energy, Medical, Composites, Aerospace & more) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/affcontent/?tt=3721_142076_69066_&r=/research/dc3l4k/carbon_nanotubes ) has announced the addition of the "Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market by Ty...
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Toxicity of Commonly-Used Nanoparticles on Human Body Studied in Iran

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Payam-e Noor University, Tehran Branch, and Yazd University of Medical Sciences investigated toxicity effects of commonly-used nanoparticles, including gold, silver and zinc o...
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Aptasensors Help Detection of Cancer Protein Marker

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemistry researchers in association with their colleagues from Romania succeeded in the production of a highly sensitive and simple electrochemical aptasensor to detect protein marker of brea...
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Nano Labs Shareholder Update

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Nano Labs Corp. (OTCQB: CTLE) is pleased to provide the following update to shareholders regarding the Company direction and vision for 2014.
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