Nano News & Events

Nanoparticles from dietary supplement drinks likely to reach environment, say scientists

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
anoparticles are becoming ubiquitous in food packaging, personal care products and are even being added to food directly. But the health and environmental effects of these tiny additives have remained...
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New quantum mechanism to trigger the emission of tunable light at terahertz frequencies

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have found that two-dimensional (2D) nanostructures with asymmetric design enable a new quantum mechanism, triggering the emission of tunable light at terahertz frequencies—with unprecedent...
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Nanoparticles aid the microscopic detection of a protein relevant for cancer

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Assemblies of proteins, known as protein complexes, have important functions in cells; protein complexes embedded in the cell membrane, for example, are responsible for the exchange with the extracell...
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Glucose monitoring for diabetes made easy with a blood-less method

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Treating Diabetes - a major scourge of humanity bothering millions of people - requires a constant monitoring of the human blood for glucose concentrations. While current schemes employ electrochemica...
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Zyvex Technologies Joins OCSiAl to Create World’s Largest Nanotechnology Company: Acquisition will bring unprecedented scale and technology to the consumer products market

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
OCSiAl, the leading technology manufacturer for the mass industrial production of graphene tubes, announced today at a press conference at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference that it has acqui...
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Gold nanomatryoshkas kill cancer cells

Nanotechweb - June 19, 2014 - 5:11am
Nanospheres surrounded by a silica-gold shell can photothermally ablate aggressive breast tumours in mice.
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New Graphene Factory opens in Italy

Nanotechweb - June 18, 2014 - 3:53am
Directa Plus inaugurates new industrial plant this month – the largest European production unit of its kind
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A virus reveals the physics of nanopores

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanopores could provide a new way to sequence DNA quickly, but the physics involved isn't well understood. That's partly because of the complexities involved in studying the random, squiggly form DNA...
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Iran to Hold 5th Int'l Congress on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology (ICNN2014)

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Iran Nanotechnology Society is due to hold the Fifth International Congress on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNN2014) in Tarbiat Modrres University on 22-24 November 2014.
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Trapping light: a long lifetime in a very small place - Researchers create an innovative light-trapping nanostructure using a genetic-inspired approach

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Physicists at the University of Rochester have created a silicon nanocavity that allows light to be trapped longer than in other similarly-sized optical cavities. An innovative design approach, which...
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Nanoscale composites improve MRI: Rice, Methodist researchers merge magnetic particles to detect, fight disease

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Submicroscopic particles that contain even smaller particles of iron oxide could make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) a far more powerful tool to detect and fight disease.
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A researcher at the UJI generates high electron mobility gases in semiconductor nanowires for the first time

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanotechnology, optics and photovoltaic energy are among the fields that can benefit from advances in knowledge on semiconductor nanowire systems. Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I in Castelló (U...
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Starch-Made Coating Produced in Iran for Conservation of Food Products

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Tehran used starch nanocatalysts to produce a coating for the protection and enrichment of food products in factories.
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New brochure from Malvern Instruments guides GPC/SEC detectors choice

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A new brochure from Malvern Instruments details the range of detectors available for Gel Permeation/Size Exclusion Chromatography (GPC/SEC). It also provides scientists with the background required t...
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New computer program aims to teach itself everything about anything

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
In today's digitally driven world, access to information appears limitless. But when you have something specific in mind that you don't know, like the name of that niche kitchen tool you saw at a f...
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Harris & Harris Group Continues Its Blog Series to Highlight Most Impactful Portfolio Companies With HZO, Inc.

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, released its blog post on HZO, Inc., and why it is on the cutting edge of waterproofin...
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Beneq is on the move!

Nanotech-Now - June 15, 2014 - 7:45am
As of Thursday, June 12, 2014, Beneq's facilities in Vantaa will join Lumineq Displays on its premises in Espoo, Finland.
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New Iran-Made Nanosensor Precisely Measures Level of Anti-HIV Drugs

Nanotech-Now - June 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists from Bu-Ali Sina (Avicenna) University designed a nanosensor with very high sensing ability to measure the amount of anti-HIV drugs.
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Chemical Sensor on a Chip

Nanotech-Now - June 15, 2014 - 7:45am
They are invisible, but perfectly suited for analysing liquids and gases; infrared laser beams are absorbed differently by different molecules. This effect can for instance be used to measure the oxyg...
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