Nano News & Events

Physicists generate electrical currents from noise

Nanotechweb - April 24, 2015 - 7:16am
Quantum dots put voltage fluctuations to work.
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Controlling nonlinearity in metamaterials

Nanotechweb - April 23, 2015 - 4:02am
(with video) New metasurfaces could be important for making a range of nonlinear devices, including holograms, photonics crystals and circuits.
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Dispersion Stability Test Aids Characterisation of Functionalised Graphene Materials

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
A new technical poster from Haydale Ltd. describes a cost-effective and repeatable method for characterisation of functionalised carbon nanomaterials.
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New Application Note Describes Nanomechanical Measurements on Diverse Materials Using the Asylum Research NanomechPro Toolkit

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research has released a new application note, “The NanomechProTM Toolkit: Nanomechanical AFM Techniques for Diverse Materials,” written Dr. Donna Hurley, founder of Lark Scie...
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UCLA nanoscientists are first to model atomic structures of three bacterial nanomachines: Cryo electron microscope enables scientists to explore the frontiers of targeted antibiotics

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute have become the first to produce images of the atomic structures of three specific biological nanomachines, each derived from a different potenti...
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Whiteboards of the future: New electronic paper could make inexpensive electronic displays: A simple structure of bi-colored balls made of tough, inexpensive materials is well suited for large handwriting-enabled e-paper displays

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Tokyo have revamped an old e-paper concept to make an inexpensive handwriting-enabled e-paper well suited to large displays like whiteboards. They describe the e-pap...
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Rafts on the cell membrane: Researchers from TU Wien (Vienna) shed light on a big secret of cell membranes: The 'lipid rafts', which have been believed to move within the cell membrane, do not really exist

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Tiny structures made of lipid molecules and proteins have been believed to wander within the membrane of a cell, much like rafts on the water. This "raft hypothesis" has been widely accepted, but now...
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New tabletop detector 'sees' single electrons: Magnet-based setup may help detect the elusive mass of neutrinos

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
MIT physicists have developed a new tabletop particle detector that is able to identify single electrons in a radioactive gas.
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Printing Silicon on Paper, with Lasers

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
In seeking to develop the next generation of micro-electronic transistors, researchers have long sought to find the next best thing to replace silicon. To this end, a wealth of recent research into fu...
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Harris & Harris Group Sponsors NYC American Heart Association's Health Sciences Innovation Investment Forum: Co-founder of Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company TARA Biosystems to Speak About the Value of Tissue Engineering Technology

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, continues its support of emerging companies in the biotech industry by sponsoring the...
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Introduction of the LVEM25 Low Voltage Electron Microscope

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Delong America is proud to announce the international release of the new model LVEM25 compact electron microscope. Built on the same miniature and easy to operate platform as the widely used LVEM5 ben...
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‘Oxford Instruments Young Nanoscientist India Award 2015’ to Prof. Arindam Ghosh

Nanotech-Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Bharat Ratna Professor C.N.R Rao presented the ‘Oxford Instruments Young Nanoscientist India Award 2015’ to Prof. Arindam Ghosh for his outstanding contribution to Nano Science in India at ‘Nanotechno...
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Liquid gain makes tunable plasmon laser

Nanotechweb - April 22, 2015 - 5:05am
Nanocavity device could be used to detect weak physical and chemical processes in real time.
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Blue Star Opportunities Corp. (BSTO) Completes Major Condo Building Project in Manhattan Residential Area; Company Now Has the Resources to Service the Largest of Construction Projects

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2015 - 10:41pm
Blue Star Opportunities Corp. (The "Company") (OTC PINK: BSTO) announces today that a major condo building project has been completed in a plush district of Manhattan. These luxury units were finished...
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How to maximize the superconducting critical temperature in a molecular superconductor: International team led by Tohoku University opens new route for discovering high Tc superconductors

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2015 - 7:45am
An international research team, led by Professor Kosmas Prassides of Tohoku University, has investigated the electronic properties of the family of unconventional superconductors based on fullerenes*1...
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Engineer improves rechargeable batteries with MoS2 nano 'sandwich'

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2015 - 7:45am
The key to better cellphones and other rechargeable electronics may be in tiny "sandwiches" made of nanosheets, according to mechanical engineering research from Kansas State University.
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Optical resonance-based biosensors designed for medical applications

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2015 - 7:45am
A telecommunications engineer of the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre, has designed in his Ph.D. thesis optical resonance-based biosensors for use in medical applications like, for example, the d...
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New Biological Nano-Fertilizers Presented in Iran as Appropriate Replacements for Chemical Fertilizers

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Biozar Nano-Fertilizer® is a product of the knowledge-based Fanavar Nano-Pazhoohesh Markazi Company, which has been designed and produced in Iran to improve the fertility of soils and various agricult...
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Iranian Foodstuff, Agricultural Industries Welcome Nanotechnology Packaging Bags

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2015 - 7:45am
The Iranian Baspar Pishrafteh Sharif Company used nanotechnology to design specific packaging bags and presented them to the market.
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Nanocomposites Play Effective Role in Production of Smart Fibers

Nanotech-Now - April 20, 2015 - 7:45am
An Iranian researcher from Yazd University studied the effect of the presence of nanocomposites on the structure and final properties of propylene fibers.
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