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Making the most of carbon nanotube-liquid crystal combos: Physical response of combination materials made of nanotubes with ferroelectric liquid crystals could lead to new applications

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Dispersions of carbon nanotubes with liquid crystals have attracted much interest because they pave the way for creating new materials with added functionalities. Now, a study published in EPJ E by Ma...
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A*STAR's Simtech collaboration agreements to accelerate the growth and development of the microfluidics industry

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) has inked three collaboration agreements that will play a part in speeding up the growth and development of the microfluidics industry. Th...
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Making clothes from sugar: IBN researchers have found a green and efficient method to produce nylon from sugar

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
In the future, the clothes you wear could be made from sugar. Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have discovered a new chemical process that can convert adipic aci...
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IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe 2014 Award Winners

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Printed, flexible and organic electronics will eventually impact most aspects of human endeavour, with the enabling materials, equipment, components and manufacturing being developed and launched toda...
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Doped semiconductor nanocrystals boost solar concentrators

Nanotechweb - April 3, 2014 - 2:49am
“Zero self-absorption” quantum dots will make cheaper, more efficient solar cells
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Scientists crack oyster's secret of strength

Nanotechweb - April 2, 2014 - 8:32am
Nanoscale mechanisms that dissipate energy in oyster shells may help in the development of protective equiment.
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Saliva powers a MFC

Nanotechweb - April 1, 2014 - 4:08am
New graphene-anode microbial fuel cell produces nearly 1 µW of power – enough to run ultralow power lab-on-a-chip devices
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