Nano News & Events

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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Aspen Aerogels to Present at the Cowen and Company Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Cowen and Company 43rd Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference to be held at the New York Palace...
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Record high sensitive Graphene Hall sensors

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2015 - 7:45am
In the era of modern world, numerous types of magnetic field sensors are being used in different applications. The magnetic field sensors market has gained ample demand recently due to humongous incre...
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Samtec, Global Provider of Interconnect Systems, Joins IRT Nanoelec Silicon Photonics Program

Nanotech-Now - May 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Samtec, Inc., an industry-leading supplier of high-speed interconnects, microelectronics, and micro-optical solutions, is pleased to announce its entrance in the Silicon Photonics Program of the IRT N...
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Supercomputer unlocks secrets of plant cells to pave the way for more resilient crops: IBM partners with University of Melbourne and UQ

Nanotech-Now - May 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from IBM Research and the Universities of Melbourne and Queensland have moved a step closer to identifying the nanostructure of cellulose -- the basic structural component of plant cell wal...
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Piezoelectric patch measures skin’s elasticity

Nanotechweb - May 22, 2015 - 2:54pm
New device might be used to assess a variety of cutaneous diseases, and even test how effective cosmetic products are.
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Spin currents endure at room temperature in germanium

Nanotechweb - May 22, 2015 - 11:31am
Magnetic measurement could boost the fortunes of spintronics.
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Simulations predict flat liquid

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Computer simulations have predicted a new phase of matter: atomically thin two-dimensional liquid.
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Researchers develop new way to manufacture nanofibers

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed an inexpensive way to manufacture extraordinarily thin polymer strings commonly known as nanofibers. These polymers can be made from natural mat...
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Nanotherapy effective in mice with multiple myeloma

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have designed a nanoparticle-based therapy that is effective in treating mice with multiple myeloma, a cancer of immune cells in the bone marrow.
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Turn that defect upside down: Twin boundaries in lithium-ion batteries

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Most people see defects as flaws. A few Michigan Technological University researchers, however, see them as opportunities. Twin boundaries -- which are small, symmetrical defects in materials -- may p...
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INSIDDE: Uncovering the real history of art using a graphene scanner

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Museum curators, art restorers, archaeologists and the broader public will soon be able to learn much more about paintings and other historic objects, thanks to an EU project which has become a pionee...
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Directa Plus in Barcelona to present the innovative project GEnIuS for oil spills clean-up activities: The company has created a graphene-based product for the remediation of water contaminated by oil and hydrocarbons

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Directa Plus at 18th European Forum on Eco-innovation to present GEnIuS, the innovative project that leads to the creation of a graphene-based product able to remove hydrocarbons from polluted water a...
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Nanomachine pumps molecules uphill

Nanotechweb - May 21, 2015 - 5:48am
New molecular machine is inspired by those found in nature.
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Getting rid of dangling bonds in thin-film photovoltaics

Nanotechweb - May 21, 2015 - 4:22am
New absorber material shows promise for solar cells.
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Nature inspires first artificial molecular pump: Simple design mimics pumping mechanism of life-sustaining proteins found in living cells

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Using nature for inspiration, a team of Northwestern University scientists is the first to develop an entirely artificial molecular pump, in which molecules pump other molecules. This tiny machine is...
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Printing 3-D graphene structures for tissue engineering: A new ink formulation allows for the 3-D printing of graphene structures

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Ever since single-layer graphene burst onto the science scene in 2004, the possibilities for the promising material have seemed nearly endless. With its high electrical conductivity, ability to store...
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What makes cancer cells spread? New device offers clues

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Why do some cancer cells break away from a tumor and travel to distant parts of the body? A team of oncologists and engineers from the University of Michigan teamed up to help understand this crucial...
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