Nano News & Events

Automated software brings AFM to the masses

Nanotechweb - December 15, 2014 - 1:02pm
Park Systems introduces fully automated atomic force microscope systems that mean users don’t need technical expertise.
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Graphene Applied in Production of Recyclable Electrodes

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced electrodes that increase sensitivity and detection limit of sensors and biosensors using graphene.
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A golden thread through the labyrinth of nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
The LICARA guidelines are geared towards small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from all branches of industry, and help weigh up the pros and cons of nanomaterials and make decisions on their use....
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Pixelligent Closes $5.5 Million in Funding: Capital Will Be Used to Support Global Customer Growth

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Pixelligent Technologies, producer of PixClear™, the leading nanocrystal dispersions for demanding applications in the Solid State Lighting and Optical Coatings & Films markets, announced today that i...
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Iranian Scientists Take Step towards Production of Edible Insulin

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute of Tehran University of Medical Sciences studied and produced a drug nanosystem at laboratorial scale to achieve edible insulin...
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Nanoshaping method points to future manufacturing technology

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Large Scale Nanoshaping of Ultrasmooth 3D Crystalline Metallic Structures Huang Gao1,3,*, Yaowu Hu1,3,*, Yi Xuan2,3,*, Ji Li1,3, Yingling Yang1,3, Ramses V. Martinez4,5, Chunyu Li3,6, Jian Luo...
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'Trojan horse' proteins used to target hard-to-reach cancers: Scientists at Brunel University London have found a way of targeting hard-to-reach cancers and degenerative diseases using nanoparticles, but without causing the damaging side effects the treat

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at Brunel University London have found a way of targeting hard-to-reach cancers and degenerative diseases using nanoparticles, but without causing the damaging side effects the treatment no...
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Stacking two-dimensional materials may lower cost of semiconductor devices

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
"Equally Efficient Interlayer Exciton Relaxation and Improved Absorption in Epitaxial and Non-epitaxial MoS2/WS2 Heterostructures" Authors: Yifei Yu, Shi Hu, Lujun Huang, Yi Liu, Zhenghe Jin, Ki Wo...
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Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Expands Government and Defense Projects

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced a number of government and defense projects that will be utilizing...
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Defects are perfect in laser-induced graphene: Rice University lab discovers simple way to make material for energy storage, electronics

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Rice University have created flexible, patterned sheets of multilayer graphene from a cheap polymer by burning it with a computer-controlled laser. The process works in air at room temp...
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New 'electronic skin' for prosthetics, robotics detects pressure from different directions

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Touch can be a subtle sense, but it communicates quickly whether something in our hands is slipping, for example, so we can tighten our grip. For the first time, scientists report the development of a...
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Controlling the temperature of nanopore sensors

Nanotechweb - December 15, 2014 - 5:08am
Plasmonic nanostructures made from nanopores and “bulls-eye” nanoantennas might be used to detect single molecules and biomolecules, such as proteins and DNA, and analyse their properties.
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Nanoparticles Prove Effective in Removing Phosphor from Calcareous Soil

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Bu-Ali Sina University studied the function of nanoparticles in separation of pollutants, including phosphor from agricultural soils.
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Stretchable silicon nanoribbons make artificial skin

Nanotechweb - December 12, 2014 - 4:01am
New device can sense strain, pressure, temperature and humidity, and might be used in prosthetics and in robotics applications.
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PETA science consortium to present at Society for Risk Analysis meeting

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
The PETA International Science Consortium, Ltd., will present at the annual meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis on a framework for optimizing nonanimal testing methods for nanomaterials. This pre...
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Keysight Technologies Further Reinvents Bench Testing With User-Centric Software

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today introduced the next-generation of BenchVue, an intuitive, easy-to-use PC software application that provides multiple-instrument measurement visibility an...
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New Technique Could Harvest More of the Sun's Energy

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
As solar panels become less expensive and capable of generating more power, solar energy is becoming a more commercially viable alternative source of electricity. However, the photovoltaic cells now u...
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The gold standard

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Precious elements such as platinum work well as catalysts in chemical reactions, but require large amounts of metal and can be expensive. However, computational modeling below the nanoscale level may...
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Polymeric Drug Carrier Produced in Iran for Target Delivery System

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
In this research, biodegradable polymers have been used in the production of nanocarrier, which enable the release of drug by controlling changes in temperature. The production and characterization of...
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Simple, Biocompatible Method Developed for Production of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences proposed a simple, cost-effective and fast method to produce metal oxide nanoparticles, which is in agreement with the basics of green c...
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