Nano News & Events

Gold by special delivery intensifies cancer-killing radiation

Nanotech-Now - April 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Brown University and the University of Rhode Island have demonstrated a promising new way to increase the effectiveness of radiation in killing cancer cells.
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Promising future of quantum dots explored in conference: ‘20 Years of Quantum Dots at Los Alamos’ runs April 12-16

Nanotech-Now - April 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from around the world are gathering this week in Santa Fe, New Mexico to reflect on two decades of quantum dot research at a special topical conference, "20 Years of Quantum Dots at Los Al...
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With millionths of a meter researcher creates technique for measurements using light

Nanotech-Now - April 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Certain scientists, researchers and scholars from disciplines such as biology, mechanical engineering, or the pharmaceutical industry, use elements of the nanoscale (nano corresponds to a billionth of...
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NIST tightens the bounds on the quantum information 'speed limit'

Nanotech-Now - April 14, 2015 - 7:45am
If you're designing a new computer, you want it to solve problems as fast as possible. Just how fast is possible is an open question when it comes to quantum computers, but physicists at the National...
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A KAIST research team develops a hyper-stretchable elastic-composite energy harvester

Nanotech-Now - April 14, 2015 - 7:45am
A research team led by Professor Keon Jae Lee of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed a hyper-stretchable...
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New Nanocomposite Designed for Application in Targeted Drug Delivery

Nanotech-Now - April 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a polymeric nanocomposite which can be used in targeted drug delivery systems.
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New Biosensor Increases Possibility to Predict Potential of Heart Diseases

Nanotech-Now - April 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced and studied a biosensor with the capability of measuring biological indices of heart diseases and disorders.
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To Conserve London's 300-Year-Old Masterpiece, Nanotech & Drones

Nanotech-Now - April 14, 2015 - 7:45am
The British Consulate General in New York hosts an event on 14th May 2015 for The Old Royal Naval College, in Greenwich, U.K., to announce their conservation plans for The Painted Hall, created betwee...
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Electrical control of quantum bits in silicon paves the way to large quantum computers: Breakthrough by Australian-led team should make the construction of large-scale quantum computers more affordable

Nanotech-Now - April 14, 2015 - 7:45am
A UNSW-led research team has encoded quantum information in silicon using simple electrical pulses for the first time, bringing the construction of affordable large-scale quantum computers one step cl...
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Cheap carbon foam makes good battery catalyst

Nanotechweb - April 13, 2015 - 2:18am
Nanostructure works just as well as expensive platinum/metal oxide-based materials for both the oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reactions.
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Iran Unveils 6 Knowledge-Based Products

Nanotech-Now - April 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iran on Saturday unveiled 6 new knowledge-based products in a ceremony in the presence of Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari at North Khorassan's science and technology park.
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How many gold atoms make gold metal?

Nanotech-Now - April 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Nanoscience Center at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, have shown that dramatic changes in the electronic properties of nanometre-sized chunks of gold occur in well-defined siz...
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Graphene looking promising for future spintronic devices

Nanotech-Now - April 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered that large area graphene is able to preserve electron spin over an extended period, and communicate it over greater distances than had...
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Research could usher in next generation of batteries, fuel cells University of South Carolina and Clemson reseachers uncover clean interfaces

Nanotech-Now - April 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from South Carolina's leading public universities--the University of South Carolina and Clemson University--have made a discovery that could dramatically improve the efficiency of batteries...
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How can you see an atom? (video)

Nanotech-Now - April 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Since ancient Greek times, philosophers and scientists have pondered the atom. For a couple thousand years, humans could only speculate on the structure and other properties of the smallest unit of ma...
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Quantum physics -- hot and cold at the same time: Measurements at the Vienna University of Technology show that a cloud of quantum particles can have several temperatures at once; the experiment provides new insight into the behavior of large quantum syst

Nanotech-Now - April 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Temperature is a very useful physical quantity. It allows us to make a simple statistical statement about the energy of particles swirling around on complicated paths without having to know the specif...
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National Space Society Awards Physicist Kip Thorne Its Mass Media Space Pioneer Award

Nanotech-Now - April 12, 2015 - 7:45am
The National Space Society announces that physicist Dr. Kip Thorne is the recipient of its 2015 Space Pioneer Award for "Mass Media." This award will be presented at the National Space Society's 2015...
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Engineers now understand how complex carbon nanostructures form: Understanding how nanotube forests are created could lead to advancements in aerospace and biomedical applications

Nanotech-Now - April 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are microscopic tubular structures that engineers "grow" through a process conducted in a high-temperature furnace. The forces that create the CNT structures known as "forests"...
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Carnegie Mellon chemists create tiny gold nanoparticles that reflect nature's patterns

Nanotech-Now - April 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Our world is full of patterns, from the twist of a DNA molecule to the spiral of the Milky Way. New research from Carnegie Mellon chemists has revealed that tiny, synthetic gold nanoparticles exhibit...
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