Nano News & Events

Domain walls in nanowires cleverly set in motion: Important prerequisite for the development of nano-components for data storage and sensor technology / Publication in Nature Communications

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have achieved a major breakthrough in the development of methods of information processing in nanomagnets. Using a new trick, they have been ab...
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Scalable CVD process for making 2-D molybdenum diselenide: Rice, NTU scientists unveil CVD production for coveted 2-D semiconductor

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoengineering researchers at Rice University and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have unveiled a potentially scalable method for making one-atom-thick layers of molybdenum diselenide -...
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Trees go high-tech: process turns cellulose into energy storage devices

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Based on a fundamental chemical discovery by scientists at Oregon State University, it appears that trees may soon play a major role in making high-tech energy storage devices.
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Microwaves reverse magnetization

Nanotechweb - April 9, 2014 - 6:37am
New technique might be used to optimize hard drive writing times or help advance new MRAM device technologies
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First principles shine a light on LED design

Nanotechweb - April 9, 2014 - 5:35am
Studies of light-emitting diodes based on diffusion theory rather than simulations will for the first time allow lighting engineers to predict LED behaviour.
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Harris & Harris Group Notes Mersana's Collaboration Agreement With Subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 1:03am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by portfolio company, Mersana Therapeutics, Inc., that it has e...
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Quantum Photon Properties Revealed in Another Particle—the Plasmon

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
For years, researchers have been interested in developing quantum computers—the theoretical next generation of technology that will outperform conventional computers. Instead of holding data in bits,...
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Nanomaterials Directory 2014 - Updates to 2015

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The Nanomaterials Directory 2014 is the first publication ever to collate all nanomaterials producers and product developers in a single-volume, categorised by nanomaterials, types sold and countries...
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Researchers probe the next generation of 2D materials

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
As the properties and applications of graphene continue to be explored in laboratories all over the world, a growing number of researchers are looking beyond the one-atom-thick layer of carbon for alt...
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To bridge LEDs' green gap, scientists think small... really small: Nanostructures half a DNA strand-wide show promise for efficient LEDs

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanostructures half the breadth of a DNA strand could improve the efficiency of light emitting diodes (LEDs), especially in the "green gap," a portion of the spectrum where LED efficiency plunges, sim...
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Hawk Trade Secures Funding and Development Capital for Nanotec Industries: Nanotec Industries successfully negotiates funding for development of nano-sized treatment and imaging delivery device facility through Hawk Trade

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanotec Industries a technology company focused on the medical applications of nanotechnology, has announced that it has been granted development capital by Tokyo-based investment fund, Hawk Trade.
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Peer Reviewed and Approved for Science by the the Washington Academy of Sciences

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The Washington Academy of Sciences awards the first Lifeboat Foundation book as "Peer Reviewed & Approved for Science".
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Ontario Centres of Excellence's Discovery Welcomes Singularity University

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Discovery, Canada's leading innovation conference and trade show, is pleased to announce the participation of Singularity University (SU) in this year's show.
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Tiny Biomolecular Tweezers Facilitate Study of Mechanical Force Effects on Cells and Proteins

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
A new type of biomolecular tweezers could help researchers study how mechanical forces affect the biochemical activity of cells and proteins. The devices - too small to see without a micro-scope - use...
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Enhancing the Immune Response through Next Generation Polymeric Vaccine Adjuvants

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The great success of vaccines over the past two centuries as a preventive medicine has led to a significant reduction in morbidity and death caused by controllable infectious diseases. The effectivene...
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Structural Insights into the Inner Workings of a Viral Nanomachine

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) are using new nanoscale imaging approaches to shed light on the dynamic activities of rotaviruses, important pathogens that cause l...
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2D transfers made easy

Nanotechweb - April 7, 2014 - 3:46am
New all-dry viscoelastic stamping technique does not require any wet chemistry steps at all
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First annual science week highlights STEM pipeline and partnerships: UB, SUNY Buffalo State and ECC team up with the City of Buffalo and its schools for April 7-11 events

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2014 - 7:45am
The University at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo State and Erie Community College are teaming up with the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Public Schools, per a resolution brought forth by Buffalo Board of Educ...
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Fighting cancer with lasers and nanoballoons that pop

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Chemotherapeutic drugs excel at fighting cancer, but they're not so efficient at getting where they need to go.
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Graphene synthesis: Joining the dots

Nanotechweb - April 4, 2014 - 9:34am
Growing oriented graphene seeds until they join up provides a scalable route to high-quality single-crystal graphene.
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