Nano News & Events

Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact

Nanotech-Now - October 31, 2014 - 7:45am
A team led by the Lawrence Livermore scientists has created a new kind of ion channel based on short carbon nanotubes, which can be inserted into synthetic bilayers and live cell membranes to form tin...
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Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents

Nanotech-Now - October 31, 2014 - 7:45am
With fears growing over chemical and biological weapons falling into the wrong hands, scientists are developing microrockets to fight back against these dangerous agents, should the need arise. In the...
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Nanosafety research – there’s room for improvement

Nanotech-Now - October 31, 2014 - 7:45am
Empa toxicologist Harald Krug has lambasted his colleagues in the journal Angewandte Chemie. He evaluated several thousand studies on the risks associated with nanoparticles and discovered no end of s...
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Lomiko Signs Licensing Agreement to Produce and Supply Power Converter Systems to E-Commerce Customers

Nanotech-Now - October 31, 2014 - 7:45am
Lomiko Metals Inc. ("Lomiko") (TSX VENTURE:LMR)(PINKSHEETS:LMRMF)(FRANKFURT:DH8B) and its 100% owned subsidiary Lomiko Technologies Inc. are pleased to announce an agreement to license from Megahertz...
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Graphene growth substrate tailors metal atom magnetism

Nanotechweb - October 31, 2014 - 5:49am
New result may ultimately prove useful for information storage or for making qubits bits for quantum computing, albeit at very low temperatures.
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Plasmons convert light into a voltage

Nanotechweb - October 31, 2014 - 5:44am
Discovery of "plasmoelectric effect" could lead to new solar cells.
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Graphene boundaries heat up

Nanotechweb - October 30, 2014 - 6:47am
Defects could lead to early device failure, say researchers, but they might also be exploited to make better sensors from the atomically thin carbon sheets.
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Striking a balance for better quantum dot LEDs

Nanotechweb - October 30, 2014 - 4:26am
A quantum dot LED structure that includes an insulating layer to balance charge injections demonstrates greater efficiency and stability.
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A new cheap and efficient method to improve SERS, an ultra-sensitive chemical detection technique

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Materials Today´s cover highlights the research work developed by CiQUS researchers, which developed a new method to overcome the problems of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), an ultra-sensi...
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Nanoparticles Display Ability to Improve Efficiency of Filters

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kharazmi University studied the effects of application of nanoparticles to increase the efficiency and lifetime of polymeric membranes and reduce the cost of separation proces...
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New Compact SIMS at 61st AVS | Visit us on Booth 311

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Hiden is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting the New Compact SIMS, a design breakthrough for surface analysis, at 61st AVS 9-14 November 2014, Baltimore MD, USA. Visit us on Booth 311. The Com...
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Sussex physicists find simple solution for quantum technology challenge

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
A solution to one of the key challenges in the development of quantum technologies has been proposed by University of Sussex physicists.
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Watching the hidden life of materials: Ultrafast electron diffraction experiments open a new window on the microscopic world

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at McGill University have succeeded in simultaneously observing the reorganizations of atomic positions and electron distribution during the transformation of the "smart material" vanadium...
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Molecular beacons shine light on how cells 'crawl'

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
By Carol Clark Adherent cells, the kind that form the architecture of all multi-cellular organisms, are mechanically engineered with precise forces that allow them to move around and stick to thing...
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New evidence for an exotic, predicted superconducting state

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Superconductors and magnetic fields do not usually get along. But a research team led by a Brown University physicist has produced new evidence for an exotic superconducting state, first predicted a h...
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New nanodevice to improve cancer treatment monitoring

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
In less than a minute, a miniature device developed at the University of Montreal can measure a patient's blood for methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug. Just as accurate an...
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Breakthrough in molecular electronics paves the way for DNA-based computer circuits in the future: DNA-based programmable circuits could be more sophisticated, cheaper and simpler to make

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
In a paper published today in Nature Nanotechnology, an international group of scientists announced the most significant breakthrough in a decade toward developing DNA-based electrical circuits.
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Polymeric Scaffold Recreates Bladder Tissue

Nanotech-Now - October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology in association with researchers from Sweden studied the application of polymeric scaffolds to recreate bladder tissue.
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Silicon gets stretched

Nanotechweb - October 27, 2014 - 3:20am
KAUST researchers have succeeded in stretching rigid, brittle, monocrystalline silicon to up to 10 times its original length.
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Why does 'Tumbaga' look like pure gold?

Nanotechweb - October 27, 2014 - 3:11am
Gold appears to segregate at copper-gold alloy surface – a result that will be important for making better nanocatalysts.
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