Nano News & Events

New chip makes testing for antibiotic-resistant bacteria faster, easier: Researchers at the University of Toronto design diagnostic chip to reduce testing time from days to one hour, allowing doctors to pick the right antibiotic the first time

Nanotech-Now - May 29, 2015 - 7:45am
We live in fear of 'superbugs': infectious bacteria that don't respond to treatment by antibiotics, and can turn a routine hospital stay into a nightmare. A 2015 Health Canada report estimates that su...
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Collaboration could lead to biodegradable computer chips

Nanotech-Now - May 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Portable electronics - typically made of non-renewable, non-biodegradable and potentially toxic materials - are discarded at an alarming rate in consumers' pursuit of the next best electronic gadget.
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Nanopillars probe cell nuclei

Nanotechweb - May 29, 2015 - 5:55am
New technique measures nuclear mechanics quickly and non-invasively.
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Ferrocene makes good semi-liquid battery

Nanotechweb - May 28, 2015 - 4:43am
New energy storage device bridges the gap between batteries and capacitors.
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Global Nano-Enabled Packaging Market For Food and Beverages Will Reach $15.0 billion in 2020

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Global nano enabled packaging market is growing due to increasing demand for shelf stable packaging. Nano materials have been exploited world over to be utilized in a wide range of market sectors. Foo...
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Dr.Theivasanthi Slashes the Price of Graphene Heavily: World first & lowest price – Nano-price (30 USD / kg) of graphene by nanotechnologist

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
World record holder in nanotechnology Dr.T.Theivasanthi, a research Faculty from International Research Centre of Kalasalingam University is ready to supply graphene at “Nano-price” i.e. 30 USD per kg...
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Fine-tuned molecular orientation is key to more efficient solar cells

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Polymer solar cells are a hot area of research due to both their strong future potential and the significant challenges they pose. It is believed that thanks to lower production costs, they could beco...
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Researchers find the 'key' to quantum network solution

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists at the University of York's Centre for Quantum Technology have made an important step in establishing scalable and secure high rate quantum networks.
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One step closer to a single-molecule device: Columbia Engineering researchers first to create a single-molecule diode -- the ultimate in miniaturization for electronic devices -- with potential for real-world applications

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Under the direction of Latha Venkataraman, associate professor of applied physics at Columbia Engineering, researchers have designed a new technique to create a single-molecule diode, and, in doing so...
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DNA Double Helix Does Double Duty in Assembling Arrays of Nanoparticles: Synthetic pieces of biological molecule form framework and glue for making nanoparticle clusters and arrays

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
In a new twist on the use of DNA in nanoscale construction, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators put synthetic strands of the biological...
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Engineering Phase Changes in Nanoparticle Arrays: Scientists alter attractive and repulsive forces between DNA-linked particles to make dynamic, phase-shifting forms of nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have just taken a big step toward the goal of engineering dynamic nanomaterials whose structure and associated properties c...
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Nanostructures Increase Corrosion Resistance in Metallic Body Implants

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the corrosion and immunity behavior of a new type of nanostructures and used them in the production of metallic body implants.
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Iranian Scientists Use Magnetic Field to Transfer Anticancer Drug to Tumor Tissue

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences produced a new type of anticancer drug nanocarriers by using magnetic nanoparticles to treat lung cancer.
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Basel physicists develop efficient method of signal transmission from nanocomponents

Nanotech-Now - May 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists have developed an innovative method that could enable the efficient use of nanocomponents in electronic circuits. To achieve this, they have developed a layout in which a nanocomponent is c...
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Better understanding phosphorene

Nanotechweb - May 25, 2015 - 11:25am
Low-frequency interlayer “breathing” modes shed more light on promising new 2D semiconductor.
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This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects: The photonics advancement could improve early cancer detection, nanoelectronics manufacturing and scientists' ability to observe single molecules

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion. Yet this photonics advancement -- called a metamaterial hyperlens -- doesn't climb down stairs. Instead, it improves our ability to see tiny objects.
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Visualizing How Radiation Bombardment Boosts Superconductivity: Atomic-level flyovers show how impact sites of high-energy ions pin potentially disruptive vortices to keep high-current superconductivity flowing

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Sometimes a little damage can do a lot of good-at least in the case of iron-based high-temperature superconductors. Bombarding these materials with high-energy heavy ions introduces nanometer-scale da...
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Conversion of Greenhouse Gases to Syngas in Presence of Nanocatalysts in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers designed and produced a nanocatalyst with long lifetime whose main application is reforming methane and conversion of greenhouse gases to synthesis gas.
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New Antibacterial Wound Dressing in Iran Can Display Replacement Time

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
The Iranian enterprise Emad Pharmaceutical Co. used nanotechnology to produce a new antibacterial dressing named Agicoat® which can be used in the treatment of wounds and burns.
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Haydale Named Lead Sponsor for Cambridge Graphene Festival

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale Ltd., a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, has announced its decision to sponsor the Cambridge Graphene Festival (5-6th November 2015).
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