Nano News & Events

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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Nearly Everyone Uses Piezoelectrics: Be Nice to Know How They Work

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Piezoelectrics—materials that can change mechanical stress to electricity and back again—are everywhere in modern life. Computer hard drives. Loud speakers. Medical ultrasound. Sonar. Though piezoelec...
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Blackout at the Big Game? No Problem for Pictures; New "Photodetector" Nanotechnology Allows Photos in Near Darkness: Consumer cameras, MRI machines among devices that could benefit from SUNY CNSE research

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2014 - 7:45am
When the lights went out at the big game, fans and film crews struggled to take a decent picture in the darkness. Those same folks will be cheering the latest research by a team of SUNY College of Nan...
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Using silver nanoparticles, researchers create cream that avoids the transmition of HIV: The product has proven efficiency in lab tests, although clinical trials are yet to be performed

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2014 - 7:45am
After discovering that silver nanoparticles are capable of blocking the entry of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) into the organism, a group of researchers from the University of Texas, in collabora...
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XEI Scientific appoint SAMx Plus as Distributors for France

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2014 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific Inc, maker of the popular EVACTRON® De-Contaminator™ Plasma Cleaning System for electron microscopes and other vacuum chambers, has appointed the SAMx Plus Company as distribution partn...
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'Chameleon of the sea' reveals its secrets: Cuttlefish may offer model for bioinspired human camouflage and color-changing products

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at Harvard University and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) hope new understanding of the natural nanoscale photonic device that enables a small marine animal to dynamically change its...
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Band tail states appear in MoS2

Nanotechweb - January 30, 2014 - 5:49am
Charge-trapping defects in 2D semiconductors could be reduced by improving sample quality, says IBM team
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Electrons in chains

Nanotechweb - January 29, 2014 - 5:55am
New scanning probe experiments reveal the chemical and electronic structure of semiconducting conjugated polymers
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Engineers teach old chemical new tricks to make cleaner fuels, fertilizers: Researchers from Denmark and Stanford show how to produce industrial quantities of hydrogen without emitting carbon into the atmosphere

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
University researchers from two continents have engineered an efficient and environmentally friendly catalyst for the production of molecular hydrogen (H2), a compound used extensively in modern indus...
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Getting a charge from changes in humidity

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
A new type of electrical generator uses bacterial spores to harness the untapped power of evaporating water, according to research conducted at the Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering...
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MITRE-Harvard Team’s Ultra-tiny Nanocomputer May Point the Way to Further Miniaturization in Industry

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers from The MITRE Corporation and Harvard University have taken key steps toward ultra-small electronic computer systems that push beyond the imminen...
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New boron nanomaterial may be possible

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, a sheet of carbon one atom thick, may soon have a new nanomaterial partner. In the lab and on supercomputers, chemical engineers have determined that a unique arrangement of 36 boron atoms i...
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DNA-built nanostructures safely target, image cancer tumors

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers at the University of Toronto has discovered a method of assembling "building blocks" of gold nanoparticles as the vehicle to deliver cancer medications or cancer-identifying mark...
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More Nanodiamonds in Recent Millenia Found: OU-led Study in Oklahoma Panhandle Finds Additional Active Process Producing High Concentrations of Nanodiamonds in Recent Millennia

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
In a University of Oklahoma-led study, researchers discovered an additional active process, not excluding an extraterrestrial event, that may have led to high concentrations of nanodiamonds in Younger...
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Nanometrics to Present at the Stifel 2014 Technology, Internet & Media Conference

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced that Dr. Timothy Stultz, president and chief executive officer,...
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Controlled Spraying Resolves Main Problems in Nanostructured Thermal Barrier Coatings

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the Department of Materials Engineering, Malek-Ashtar University of Technology designed and optimized various parameters of nanostructured coatings and succeeded in the produc...
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