Nano News & Events

Halas, Nordlander awarded Optical Society's R.W. Wood Prize: Rice University researchers recognized for pioneering nanophotonics

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
The Optical Society has awarded Rice University researchers Naomi Halas and Peter Nordlander the prestigious 2015 R.W. Wood Prize for their groundbreaking work in nanophotonics.
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Nanotechnology Enabled Drug Delivery to Influence Future Diagnosis and Treatments of Diseases

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Diagnosis and drug delivery for diseases like cancer, cardiovascular and genetic ailments has always been a concern. In recent years, however, new strides and developments in the nano-medicine market...
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Hiden Instruments identified in London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain'

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
• Hiden Instruments recognised in second edition of London Stock Exchange's 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report 2015 • Identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and m...
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How green tea could help improve MRIs

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Green tea's popularity has grown quickly in recent years. Its fans can drink it, enjoy its flavor in their ice cream and slather it on their skin with lotions infused with it. Now, the tea could have...
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Nanocomposites Market Growth, Industry Outlook To 2020 by Grand View Research, Inc.

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Grand View Research.com has announced the addition of "Global Nanocomposites Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database.
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Nanotechnology Raises Possibility to Produce Strongest Commercial Pure Aluminum Alloy

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology in association with Spanish researchers presented a new process to obtain highly strong ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials.
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Superfast computers a step closer as a silicon chip's quantum capabilities are improved

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
The team demonstrated a quantum on/off switching time of about a millionth of a millionth of a second - the fastest-ever quantum switch to be achieved with silicon and over a thousand times faster tha...
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Nanodevice Invented in Iran to Detect Hydrogen Sulfide in Oil, Gas Industry

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Semiconductor Devices Group of Shiraz University designed a sensor to detect hydrogen sulfide in oil drilling, oil refineries, coal mines and wells containing organic material...
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Industrial Production of Nano-Based PVC Products in Iran

Nanotech-Now - March 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Aria Polymer Pishgam Company industrially produced unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (UPVC) products through the application of nanotechnology.
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“Wrinkly” graphene deforms in an unusual way

Nanotechweb - March 23, 2015 - 5:02am
Its behaviour is completely different to that of flat material.
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First proof of isolated attosecond pulse generation at the carbon K-edge

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
In a recent study, "Spatiotemporal isolation of attosecond pulses in the soft X-ray water window " published in Nature Communications by the Attoscience and Ultrafast Optics Group, led by ICREA Profes...
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Superconductivity breakthroughs: Cuprates earn their stripes

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
The Canadian research community on high-temperature superconductivity continues to lead this exciting scientific field with groundbreaking results coming hot on the heels of big theoretical questions.
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You can't play checkers with charge ordering

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
CIFAR fellows were among physicists who observed the shape of a strange phenomenon that interferes with high-temperature superconductivity called charge ordering, discovering that it is stripy, not ch...
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LamdaGen Corporation Launches Taiwan Diagnostic Subsidiary

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
LamdaGen Corporation, a nano-technology platform company that provides LSPR based plasmonic sensors and systems for In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD), announced the opening of a wholly-owned subsidiary, Lamd...
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Scientists invent new way to control light, critical for next gen of super fast computing

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
A device resembling a plastic honeycomb yet infinitely smaller than a bee's stinger can steer light beams around tighter curves than ever before possible, while keeping the integrity and intensity of...
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Spot treatment: Researchers use the latest in nanotechnology and transdermal drug delivery to take on an old problem: Acne

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Acne, a scourge of adolescence, may be about to meet its ultra high-tech match. By using a combination of ultrasound, gold-covered particles and lasers, researchers from UC Santa Barbara and the priva...
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TGAC's take on the first portable DNA sequencing 'laboratory': First remote laboratory allows researchers to conduct real-time anaylsis

Nanotech-Now - March 21, 2015 - 7:45am
As one of the first research Institutes to take part in the MinION Access Programme (MAP) for portable DNA sequencing, introduced by Oxford Nanopore Technologies, The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC)'s t...
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Gel permeation purifies double-walled carbon nanotubes

Nanotechweb - March 20, 2015 - 8:51am
New technique sorts by outer wall electronic type.
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Carbon-coated particles improve battery anode

Nanotechweb - March 20, 2015 - 5:39am
“Non-filling” porous silicon microstructures might be used to make ultrahigh performance lithium-ion electrodes.
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Nanobiotix appoints its Manufacturing Partner, CordenPharma : another step towards commercialization: New manufacturing unit increases production capacity 25 fold

Nanotech-Now - March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, announces it has appointed CordenPharma as i...
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