Nano News & Events

Scientists Find Solution to Two Long-Standing Mysteries of Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductivity: Findings unequivocally link two "personality" changes of electrons at critical point

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists seeking to understand the intricacies of high-temperature superconductivity-the ability of certain materials to carry electrical current with no energy loss-have been particularly puzzled b...
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Luminescent nanocrystal tags and high-speed scanner enable rapid detection of multiple pathogens in a single test

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
On-the-fly Decoding Luminescence Lifetimes in the μs Region for Lanthanide-Encoded Suspension Arrays Yiqing Lu, Jie Lu, Jiangbo Zhao, Janet Cusido, Francisco M. Raymo, Jingli Yuan, Sean Yang,...
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Nanoengineers Develop Basis for Electronics That Stretch at the Molecular Level

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego are asking what might be possible if semiconductor materials were flexible and stretchable without sacrificing electronic function?
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What is the best shape for a nanoparticle?

Nanotechweb - May 12, 2014 - 3:55am
When it comes to drug delivery to tumours, cubic nanocages or nanorods might be better than nanospheres or nanodisks
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Discovery Creates a Better Chance for Clean Energy Research: UH Researchers Find First New High-Efficiency Thermoelectric Material in 60 Years

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Houston physicists have discovered a new thermoelectric material offering high performance at temperatures ranging from room temperature up to 300 degrees Celsius, or about 573 degrees F...
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Mydax Pushes the Limits of Precision Temperature Stability Control

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Mydax has successfully designed, developed, and delivered three custom refrigeration chillers that utilize ultra-precision temperature control to Lyncean Technologies, Inc.
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2D sheets and SERS

Nanotechweb - May 9, 2014 - 3:02am
Graphene and other two-dimensional materials enhance Raman scattering when used as substrates
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Iranian researchers produced a new nanodrug as contrast-increasing agent for target-imaging of breast cancer

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2014 - 12:50am
Iranian researchers from Gilan University and Islamic Azad University, Zanjan Branch, produced a new nanodrug as contrast-increasing agent for target-imaging of breast cancer.
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Agilent Technologies Names Jay Alexander as Chief Technology Officer of Keysight Technologies

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2014 - 6:26pm
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Jay Alexander has been named Keysight Technologies' chief technology officer. Agilent announced in September 2013 that it would separate into t...
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Superparamagnetism Invention in Plants Materials: New discovery in nanoparticles by Indian researcher

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2014 - 6:26pm
The researcher Ms.Theivasanthi has recently prepared "The World's first plants materials based superparamagnetic particles" - named as "Santhi Particles". It has been observed room temperature superpa...
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Energy device for flexible electronics packs a lot of power

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2014 - 6:26pm
While flexible gadgets such as "electronic skin" and roll-up touch screens are moving ever closer to reality, their would-be power sources are either too wimpy or too stiff. But that's changing fast....
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A Lab in Your Pocket

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2014 - 6:26pm
When you get sick, your physician may take a sample of your blood, send it to the lab and wait for results. In the near future, however, doctors may be able to run those tests almost instantly on a pi...
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Probing dopant distribution: Finding by Berkeley Lab Researchers at the Molecular Foundry Opens the Door to Better Doping of Semiconductor Nanocrystals

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2014 - 6:26pm
The icing on the cake for semiconductor nanocrystals that provide a non-damped optoelectronic effect may exist as a layer of tin that segregates near the surface.
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Graphene engine goes elastic

Nanotechweb - May 8, 2014 - 6:44am
Researchers have made the first ever nanoscale internal combustion device.
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Transition metal oxide switches when super-thin

Nanotechweb - May 7, 2014 - 10:03am
Metallic lanthanum nickelate becomes an insulator when it is less than a nanometre thick
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Arrowhead to Present at Upcoming Scientific Conferences

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it will present at multiple scientific conferences in May.
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Arrowhead Reports Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results - Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. EDT

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended March 31, 2...
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Design for Manufacture – Enabling a Great Leap forward for Microfluidics! A “Design for Manufacturing” Guidebook for the Design of Microfluidic Devices

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
There is considerable demand for devices that can quickly identify pathogens in blood accurately, that can monitor response to medication, or check the safety of food and water. In recent years severa...
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Miracle cure made from plants: Nanocellulose sponges to combat oil pollution

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
A new, absorbable material from Empa wood research could be of assistance in future oil spill accidents: a chemically modified nanocellulose sponge. The light material absorbs the oil spill, remains f...
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Two-lock box delivers cancer therapy: Rice University researchers find new possibilities for benign, ‘tunable’ virus

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have designed a tunable virus that works like a safe deposit box. It takes two keys to open it and release its therapeutic cargo.
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