Nano News & Events

NUS scientists demonstrate rare chemical phenomenon that could be harnessed to harvest solar energy

Nanotech-Now - June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of international scientists led by Professor Jagadese J Vittal of the Department of Chemistry at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Faculty of Science has successfully unraveled the c...
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2D Transistors Promise a Faster Electronics Future Berkeley Lab Researchers Create the First Fully 2D Field Effect Transistors

Nanotech-Now - June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Faster electronic device architectures are in the offing with the unveiling of the world's first fully two-dimensional field-effect transistor (FET) by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National...
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Joint implants without an expiry date

Nanotech-Now - June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Due to the daily stresses and movement in the body, even the best artificial joints wear out; the material undergoes wear, and wear particles can trigger unwanted immune reactions, making it necessary...
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Progress on detecting glucose levels in saliva

Nanotech-Now - June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Brown have developed a new biochip sensor that that can selectively measure glucose concentrations in a complex fluid like saliva. Their approach combines dye chemistry with plasmonic i...
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Rice University produces carbon-capture breakthrough: Porous material polymerizes carbon dioxide at natural gas wellheads

Nanotech-Now - June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have created an Earth-friendly way to separate carbon dioxide from natural gas at wellheads.

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DNA nanotube scaffolds for bioelectronics

Nanotechweb - June 4, 2014 - 2:52am
Origami constructions containing 1D objects can be organized onto 2D substrates
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. ("Aspen Aerogels") announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 6,666,667 shares of common stock pursuant to a registration statement filed with the U.S. Se...
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Record Number of Students to Take Part in SUNY NanoCollege's Prestigious Summer Internship Program: Among those accepted into the largest summer internship class to date, a majority of students hail from New York State

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The newly merged SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) / SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) announced its largest-ever Summer Internship Program class during an orientation progr...
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QuantuMDx closes $8.42m investment round for prototyping handheld MDx device

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Handheld molecular diagnostics device pioneer QuantuMDx Group announced it had closed an $8.42m funding round it syndicated with philanthropist private investors and the University of Newcastle upon T...
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FEI and University of Manchester Announce Collaboration Agreement for Metals Research

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The new Metals Lab involves a multiscale, three-dimensional correlative imaging workflow to better understand and develop metallic alloys for the automotive, aerospace, nuclear, and oil & gas industri...
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Radiative Protection Development Launches a Crowdfunding Campaign: Developing personal testing devices for those concerned about radiation exposure

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Radiative Protection Development, Inc., the developer of the RPD Radiation Detector, has announced the release of their crowdfunding campaign. The company's state-of-the-art detector will offer consum...
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Nano world: Where towers construct themselves: How physicists get control on the self-assembly process

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Imagine a tower builds itself into the desired structure only by choosing the appropriate bricks. Absurd - and however, in the nano world this is reality: There an unordered crowd of components can in...
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3rd Int'l Innovation, Technology Exhibition Held in Iran

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The Third International Innovation and Technology Exhibition was held in Tehran International Permanent Fairground on May 23-25, 2014.
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Scientists Trying to Manipulate, Control Radiation of Single Molecules in Very Short Time Scale

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Beheshti University studied the possibility for manipulation and time control of radiation of single molecules by using a computational method.
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Nano-platform ready: Scientists use DNA origami to create 2D structures

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at New York University and the University of Melbourne have developed a method using DNA origami to turn one-dimensional nano materials into two dimensions. Their breakthrough, published in...
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Breakthrough in energy storage: Electrical cables that can store energy: New nanotech may provide power storage in electric cables, clothes

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Imagine being able to carry all the juice you needed to power your MP3 player, smartphone and electric car in the fabric of your jacket?
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Carbon sheets go magnetoelectric

Nanotechweb - June 3, 2014 - 5:50am
Low-power spintronics devices could benefit
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Transition metal surface stabilizes graphene edge structures

Nanotechweb - June 2, 2014 - 3:12am
New result could help us better understand how to grow large areas of nearly perfect graphene on substrates for making a variety of electronics devices
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3D printing and microrobots making progress on building tissue with blood vessels which will enable large printed organs

Nanotech-Now - June 1, 2014 - 11:33am
Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has made headway in fabricating blood vessels using a three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting technique. They have a unique strategy for vascularization of hydrogel co...
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Production of Nanobiosensor to Distinguish Aggressive Cancer Cells from Benign Cells

Nanotech-Now - June 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Tehran University in association with researchers from Medical Nanotechnology Research Center of Shahid Beheshti Universi...
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