Nano News & Events

Modified Nanozeolite Boost Efficiency of Nickel Removal from Wastewater

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University, Shahreza Branch, increased the efficiency of the removal of nickel (II) toxic ion from aqueous solutions by modifying clinoptilolite nanozeolite.
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Quicker method paves the way for atomic-level design

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
A new X-ray method will enable the development of more efficient catalysts. The method opens up new opportunities to work on atomic level in a number of areas of materials science. Researchers from Lu...
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Harper Government Strengthens Opportunities for Commercialization and Innovation at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Small- and medium-sized businesses across a range of sectors will soon have access to state-of-the-art prototyping and product validation services, thanks to a federal investment announced today by th...
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Iranian Researchers Produce Drug Nano Carriers for Liver, Spleen

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanoparticles for the production of drug carriers that have high adsorption ability inside the liver and spleen but have low adsorption in other body organs.
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Iranian Scientists Take New Step towards Intelligent Analogue Processors at Nanometric Scale

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Sharif University of Technology used memristor nanostrcutures as programmable analogue memories to save parameters of phase calculation methods.
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Researcher Turns Sights on Prostate Cancer, Tissue Engineering, and Blood Vessel Repair

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
When biology and materials science converge, the results can be new materials that can be used to deliver targeted drugs, repair damaged arteries or rebuild failing tissues, such as the anterior cruci...
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Samsung invests in XG Sciences, to co-develop graphene-based batteries

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
XG Sciences announced that Samsung Ventures placed a strategic investment in the company. XGS did not disclose the terms of the investment, but they said that it will be used to "fund additional resea...
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Cancer research: New US patent to Swedish researchers

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Alf Månsson and Sven Tågerud, professors at Linnaeus University in Sweden, have been granted a patent in the US for their research on nanodiagnostics. Their ideas will, among other things, improve dia...
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Rice lab clocks ‘hot’ electrons: Researchers time plasmon-generated electrons moving from nanorods to graphene

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Plasmonic nanoparticles developed at Rice University are becoming known for their ability to turn light into heat, but how to use them to generate electricity is not nearly as well understood.
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Edison electrifies scientific computing: NERSC Flips Switch on New Flagship Supercomputer

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center recently accepted "Edison," a new flagship supercomputer designed for scientific productivity.
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Room-temperature quantum dots emit single photons

Nanotechweb - February 3, 2014 - 6:25am
III-nitride QDs might be ideal for on-chip communications in quantum information processors of the future
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Graphene Composite Offers Critical Fix for Sodium-ion Batteries

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2014 - 11:14am
Sodium-ion batteries offer an attractive alternative to Li-ion batteries not because they outperform Li-ion batteries, but mainly because of lower costs due to the the nearly unlimited supply of sodi...
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ZEISS grants license for LED fluorescence excitation to Lumencor, Inc.

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2014 - 7:45am
ZEISS has granted a license for patents relating to LED fluorescence excitation in microscopy to Lumencor, Inc., Beaverton, USA. These patents protect the use of light emitting diodes for the excitati...
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Self-aligning DNA wires for application in nanoelectronics

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Since continuous miniaturization in microelectronics is already starting to reach the physical limits, researchers are seeking new methods for device fabrication. One promising candidate is the DNA or...
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Engineer brings new twist to sodium ion battery technology with discovery of flexible molybdenum disulfide electrodes: A Kansas State University engineer has made a breakthrough in rechargeable battery applications

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Gurpreet Singh, assistant professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, and his student researchers are the first to demonstrate that a composite paper -- made of interleaved molybdenum disulfide a...
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Metal ink could ease the way toward flexible electronic books, displays

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists are reporting the development of a novel metal ink made of small sheets of copper that can be used to write a functioning, flexible electric circuit on regular printer paper. Their report o...
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Thin-film generator harvests energy from a beating heart

Nanotechweb - January 31, 2014 - 5:07am
New PZT-nanoribbon device could be used to power biomedical implants
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A faster way to flag bacteria-tainted food — and prevent illness

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2014 - 7:45am
The regular appearance of food poisoning in the news, including a recent event that led to the recall of more than 33,000 pounds of chicken, drives home the need for better bacterial detection long be...
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Good Prospects for Fillers: Ceresana Publishes the 3rd Edition of Market Report

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Ceresana forecasts revenues generated on the global market for fillers to rise to 27 billion US-dollars in 2021.
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FEI Launches 2014 Image Contest: Stunning Flower Image Wins the 2013 Grand Prize

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) today announced that the 2014 Image Contest will begin February 3, 2014. Image categories for the contest include: ‘The Natural World', ‘The Human Body', and ‘Around the House'. Al...
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