Nano News & Events

New Medicine to Treat Diabetes Produced from Grape Extract

Nanotech-Now - February 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian biological researchers produced a new medicine for the treatment of diabetes by using effective materials in the extract of grape encapsulated in drug nanocarriers.
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Fabrics Resistant to Growth of Microbes Produced in Iran

Nanotech-Now - February 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University, Yazd Branch, used the advantages of nanotechnology to produce cotton clothes with high antibacterial properties.
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Harris & Harris Group notes D-Wave's article in Time Magazine

Nanotech-Now - February 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the article by Lev Grossman on Harris & Harris Group's portfolio company, D-Wav...
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Scientists Use Copper-Silicon Carbide Nanocomposite to Modify Resistant-Welding Electrodes

Nanotech-Now - February 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers in association with Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC) and Pohang University of Sciences and Technology, South Korea, used nanotechnology and produced copper-silicon carb...
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Large thermoelectric power from a combination of magnets and superconductors

Nanotech-Now - February 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Thermoelectric devices can cool materials by passing currents, or convert temperature differences into electric power. However, especially metallic structures have a very poor thermoelectric performan...
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KIT Spinoff Wins ”Prism Award 2014“

Nanotech-Now - February 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoscribe GmbH, a spinoff of the Karlsruhe Institute of Tech-nology (KIT), has won the renowned Prism Award 2014. It is granted annually by the International Society for Optics and Photonics SPIE for...
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Graphene ribbons highly conductive at room temperature

Nanotech-Now - February 11, 2014 - 7:45am
An international team including researchers from CNRS, Université de Lorraine, the SOLEIL synchrotron facility[1], Georgia Institute of technology, Oak Ridge National laboratory and Université de Leib...
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Nanoparticle superstructures break down in the body

Nanotechweb - February 10, 2014 - 4:07am
DNA and gold particle assemblies for safer anti-cancer drug delivery
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Nanoparticle pinpoints blood vessel plaques: A step toward indentifying plaques vulnearble to rupture and cause heart attack and stroke

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers, led by scientists at Case Western Reserve University, has developed a multifunctional nanoparticle that enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to pinpoint blood vessel plaques...
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Illinois professor elected to National Academy of Engineering

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2014 - 7:45am
J. Gary Eden, the Gilmore Family Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineeri...
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Carbon Nanotube Probes for AFM Now at Breakthrough Prices: Affordable pricing makes CNTs probes accessible for all AFM researchers

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Carbon Design Innovations, Inc. (C|D|I), the leading manufacturer of carbon nanotube (CNT) probes for Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), today announced its new Performance Family of CNT Probes for AFM im...
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Molecular Traffic Jam Makes Water Move Faster through Nanochannels: Researchers find the unusual movement of water molecules through carbon nanotubes explains their faster-than-expected travel times

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Cars inch forward slowly in traffic jams, but molecules, when jammed up, can move extremely fast. New research by Northwestern University researchers finds that water molecules traveling through ti...
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Rice's Naomi Halas elected to National Academy of Engineering: Rice's pioneering nanophotonics researcher elected to second national academy

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University Professor Naomi Halas today joined the elite rank of scientists who have been elected to both the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Hala...
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MEDIA ALERT: Advantest to Exhibit at SEMICON Korea 2014 in Seoul COEX February 12-14: New Products Showcased in Memory, SoC and Handlers

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2014 - 7:45am
What: Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) will showcase new products at SEMICON Korea 2014, which will be held at the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul, South Korea February 1...
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Malvern Instruments specialists present sessions at February’s NANOENERGY workshop and NANOENERGY conference at UCL

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Fraser McNeil-Watson, Technology Leader at Malvern Instruments, will present ‘Particle Sizing Characterization and its Importance in Energy Applications' as part of an educational workshop that provid...
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FEI Buys Digital Rock Solutions Provider and microCT Product: Lithicon’s Solutions Will Expand FEI’s Oil & Gas Industry Offerings

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC), a leading instrumentation company providing imaging and analysis systems for research and industry, today announced that it has acquired Lithicon AS of Trondheim, Norway and Canber...
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Ballistic transport in graphene suggests new type of electronic device

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Using electrons more like photons could provide the foundation for a new type of electronic device that would capitalize on the ability of graphene to carry electrons with almost no resistance even at...
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Graphene ‘sandwich’ improves imaging of biomolecules

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2014 - 7:45am
By sandwiching a biological molecule between sheets of graphene, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have obtained atomic-level images of the molecule in its natural watery environmen...
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CNT e-whiskers could help improve robot skin

Nanotechweb - February 7, 2014 - 5:00am
Carbon nanotube structures detect the lightest of touches or a gentle breeze
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Ballistic electrons go further in nanoribbons

Nanotechweb - February 7, 2014 - 4:35am
Puzzling results challenge conventional model of graphene
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