Nano News & Events

New European research project aims to tackle antibiotic resistance issue raised by WHO via inhalable nano therapeutics

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
A new research project (PneumoNP) is aimed at tackling antibiotic resistance in respiratory tract infections via the use of inhalable nanotherapeutic compounds. Funded under the FP7 programme by the E...
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Diamond plates create nanostructures through pressure, not chemistry: Method is more ecological than chemical processes

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
You wouldn't think that mechanical force — the simple kind used to eject unruly patrons from bars, shoe a horse or emboss the raised numerals on credit cards — could process nanoparticles more subtly...
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NSERC Boosts Funding for Waterloo Researchers on the Verge of a Breakthrough

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) selected nine researchers from the University of Waterloo for increased funds to support their research deemed to be novel or p...
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Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. Sets Date for Shareholder Vote for Proposed Combination With Nanofilm, Ltd.

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: APNT) (Applied Nanotech), a global leader in nanotechnology research and development, and NanoHolding Inc., the parent company of Nanofilm, Ltd. (Nanofilm), a...
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CISCEM 2014 - 2nd Conference on In-Situ and Correlative Electron Microscopy

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Location: Saarbruecken Venue: Aula of the Saarland University Ticket prices: 200€ regular participants; 100€ students
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Non-Destructive Tests Carried Out at Nanometric Scale in Iran to Characterize Hydroxyapatite

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Science and Technology characterized mechanical properties of hydroxyapatite powder by using novel and non-destructive tests.
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Using Femtosecond Lasers to Administer Drugs

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Combining physics and neurobiology to tackle Parkinson's Disease is research "I would never have been able to do outside of OIST," says Professor Keshav Dani. The Okinawa Institute of Science and Tec...
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CEA-Leti and CORIMA Team up on Force Sensors Integrated in Cycle Wheels to Measure Rider Power Output

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti and CORIMA, a leading supplier of carbon-composite wheels and frames for track and road-racing cyclists, today announced they are developing an integrated sensor system to measure the power o...
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Let there be light: Chemists develop magnetically responsive liquid crystals - UC Riverside discovery has applications in signage, posters, writing tablets, billboards and anti-counterfeit technology

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have constructed liquid crystals with optical properties that can be instantly and reversibly controlled by an external magnetic field. The research...
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Water-cleanup catalysts tackle biomass upgrading: Rice University researchers register 4th 'volcano plot' for palladium-gold catalysts

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University chemical engineer Michael Wong has spent a decade amassing evidence that palladium-gold nanoparticles are excellent catalysts for cleaning polluted water, but even he was surprised at...
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