Nano News & Events

Laser-blasted biopsies escape damage

Nanotechweb - June 24, 2015 - 8:57am
(with audio) Picosecond infrared laser ablation extracts biosamples damage-free.
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Nanowire implants offer remote-controlled drug delivery

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Remote-Controlled Eradication of Astrogliosis in Spinal Cord Injury via Electromagnetically-induced Dexamethasone Release from "Smart" Nanowires Wen Gao and Richard Borgens We describe a system...
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Nanoparticle 'wrapper' delivers chemical that stops fatty buildup in rodent arteries Experimental therapy restores normal fat metabolism in animals with atherosclerosis

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
In what may be a major leap forward in the quest for new treatments of the most common form of cardiovascular disease, scientists at Johns Hopkins report they have found a way to halt and reverse the...
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Picosun ALD breaks through in medical technology

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Picosun Oy, the leading supplier of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology for industrial manufacturing, provides the advanced ALD coating solutions to enable the next generation of cut...
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UK Graphene Open for Business with Asia

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale Ltd., a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, has announced its participation in a combined UK Graphene Exhibit at NANO Korea (1-3 July 2015).
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Announces 1,000 Qubit Processor and is Discussed in the Economist

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its portfolio company, D-Wave Systems, Inc., announced that it has success...
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Robust new process forms 3-D shapes from flat sheets of graphene

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new approach for forming 3D shapes from flat, 2D sheets of graphene, paving the way for future integrated systems of gr...
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Toward tiny, solar-powered sensors: New ultralow-power circuit improves efficiency of energy harvesting to more than 80 percent

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest buzz in the information technology industry regards "the Internet of things" -- the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil-engineering structures, manufacturing equipment, and even livestoc...
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Nanometric sensor designed to detect herbicides can help diagnose multiple sclerosis

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
The early diagnosis of certain types of cancer, as well as nervous system diseases such as multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica, may soon be facilitated by the use of a nanometric sensor capabl...
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Sweeping lasers snap together nanoscale geometric grids: New technique creates multi-layered, self-assembled grids with fully customizable shapes and compositions

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Down at the nanoscale, where objects span just billionths of a meter, the size and shape of a material can often have surprising and powerful electronic and optical effects. Building larger materials...
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Newly-Developed Biosensor in Iran Detects Cocaine Addiction

Nanotech-Now - June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a type of biosensor that can detect very small amounts of cocaine in blood.
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Optical tweezers produce “nanojets”

Nanotechweb - June 24, 2015 - 12:30am
The traps could be used to manipulate biological molecules such as DNA and perhaps even help assemble nanomachines of the future.
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Kirigami patterns make composite materials more stretchy, while staying strong

Nanotechweb - June 24, 2015 - 12:30am
Method could be used to make flexible electronics and optoelectronic devices.
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Iranian Scientists Design Nano Device to Detect Cyanogen Toxic Gas

Nanotech-Now - June 23, 2015 - 9:31am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of a type of nanosheet on the adsorption of cyanogen toxic gas.
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Thin semiconductors go through the Mott transition

Nanotechweb - June 22, 2015 - 5:17am
New findings could help in the development of photonic devices, such as light emitters and lasers made from 2D transition metal dichalcogenides.
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Graphene light bulb shines bright

Nanotechweb - June 22, 2015 - 4:42am
Devices could be used to make transparent, flexible displays of the future.
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Researchers first to show that Saharan silver ants can control electromagnetic waves over an extremely broad range of the electromagnetic spectrum—findings may lead to biologically inspired coatings for passive radiative cooling of objects

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanfang Yu, assistant professor of applied physics at Columbia Engineering, and colleagues from the University of Zürich and the University of Washington, have discovered two key strategies that enabl...
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PI Planar XY Air Bearing Stage Provides Better Motion Fidelity

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanopositioning specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leader and solution provider in motion control and positioning components and systems, introduces the new PIglide HS planar XY air bearing st...
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RMC-Boeckeler Introduces LN-Ultra Cryosectioning System for Serial Section Applications

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
RMC-Boeckeler recently announced the release of the RMC LN-Ultra cryosectioning system designed for both biological and industrial applications that require low temperature serial sectioning, especial...
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A dynamic approach to educating industry-ready nanotechnology technicians

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Seattle’s Hub for Industry-Driven Nanotechnology Education (Seattle, USA), an imaginative educational body with a flexible and highly productive model for nanotechnician training, has identified dynam...
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