Nano News & Events

Nanobiotix 2013 Review: Significant Corporate and Clinical Progress

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2014 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext : NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering NanoXray, a novel approach for the local treatment of cancer, summarises its activities and progres...
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Inverse design: New route to design a practical invisibility cloak

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2014 - 7:45am
With the emergence of metamaterials and transformation optics in the past few years, invisibility has become a scientific possibility that has attracted sustainable research interest. Recently, a revi...
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New integrated quantum circuit is most complex ever

Nanotechweb - January 10, 2014 - 5:42am
Structure could find use in quantum information processing applications
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Graphene interlayer makes good dielectric film

Nanotechweb - January 9, 2014 - 5:35am
New carbon-ferroelectric composite could be ideal in plastic electronics
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Malvern reports on how NanoSight's Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being applied in the Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern reports on how NanoSight's Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being applied in the Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic in the research group of Dr. Jaroslav Turanek in the...
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Nanoplasmonics: Towards efficient light harvesting

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
The control of light is vital to many applications, including imaging, communications, sensing, cancer treatment, and even welding processes for automobile parts. Transformation optics is an emerging...
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New Journal on Nanostructure Sciences Published in Iran

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
The Technical College of the University of Tehran published a new scientific-research (ISC) journal entitled ‘Journal of Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials (JUFGNSM)'.
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Effects of Non-straight Carbon Nanotubes on Nanocomposite Properties Investigated in Iran

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
An Iranian researcher from Tehran University used multi-scaled modeling and investigated the effects of the non-straight form of carbon nanotubes on nanocomposite properties in the final material.
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Park Systems Unveils New Park XE15: Powerfully Versatile Atomic Force Microscope With Unique MultiSampleTM Scan

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) products, announces the debut of Park XE15, a powerfully versatile atomic force microscope featuring a unique MultiSampleTM scan....
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New technique targets specific areas of cancer cells with different drugs

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
"Gel-Liposome-Mediated Co-Delivery of Anticancer Membrane-Associated Proteins and Small-Molecule Drugs for Enhanced Therapeutic Efficacy" Authors: Tianyue Jiang, Ran Mo, and Zhen Gu, North Carolina...
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Asylum Research Announces the 4th Euro AFM Forum at Georg-August Universität Göttingen, March 17-19, 2014

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company, in conjunction with Georg-August Universität Göttingen, announces the 4nd Euro AFM Forum to be held March 17-19, 2014. The Euro AFM Forum is...
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New Nano-pore Absorbent Invented for Selective Sorption of Zinc Ion

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers of Yazd University synthesized a polymeric absorbent with nanometric pores, which is highly useful in the absorption of zinc element.
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Researchers Find Simple, Cheap Way to Increase Solar Cell Efficiency

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found an easy way to modify the molecular structure of a polymer commonly used in solar cells. Their modificat...
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Synthesis of Non-oxide Materials Applicable in Corrosive Media

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Najafabad and Shahreza Branches of Islamic Azad Universities obtained SiO2-Al2O3-C mixture at nanometric scale to synthesize non-oxide materials by precisely changing the rati...
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Iranian Scientists Improve Properties of Nano Hydroxyapatite Coatings in Implants

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian materials engineering experts studied the mechanism to increase the stability of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles' suspension by using triethanolamine (TEA) additive, its effect on the electrophor...
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Nanoclays Used to Improve Surface Properties of Paper

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanoclay and calcium carbonate particles to improve surface properties of paper, including smoothness and printability, as well as optical properties of printing papers.
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Imaging technology could unlock mysteries of a childhood disease

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
By the time they're two, most children have had respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and suffered symptoms no worse than a bad cold. But for some children, especially premature babies and those with unde...
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Nanocomposites Prove Efficient in Improving Mechanical Properties of Rubber

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Qom University of Technology succeeded in increasing the thermal resistant (lifetime) of ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber and improving its mechanical properties...
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Batteries as they are meant to be seen: In the search for long-lasting, inexpensive rechargeable batteries, researchers develop more realistic methods to study the materials in action

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a way to microscopically view battery electrodes while they are bathed in wet electrolytes, mimicking realistic conditions inside actual batteries. While life sciences rese...
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The world's largest graphene production plant is now operational in China

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
In July we reported that China's Ningbo Morsh Technology is establishing a new graphene production line that will have an annual capacity of 300 tons (or tens of millions of graphene films). The line...
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