Nano News & Events

Iranian Scientists Produce Silver Nanoparticles from Eucalyptus Extract

Nanotech-Now - January 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of silver nanoparticles from eucalyptus extract.
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Production of Nanosorbent in Iran to Remove Aromatic Pollutants

Nanotech-Now - January 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman succeeded in the production of a sorbent with comparable advantages over the commercial sorbents in the extraction and removal of pollutant...
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Nanoscientists bag Descartes-Huygens Prize

Nanotechweb - January 2, 2015 - 6:25am
Ludwik Leibler and Willem Vos rewarded for their work in polymer science and nanophotonics respectively.
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Graphene, related two-dimensional crystals, and hybrid systems for energy conversion and storage

Nanotech-Now - January 1, 2015 - 10:50pm
Graphene and related two-dimensional crystals and hybrid systems showcase several key properties that can address emerging energy needs, in particular for the ever growing market of portable and weara...
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Nano Filter cleans dirty industry

Nanotech-Now - December 31, 2014 - 7:45am
Prototypes of nano-cellulose based filters with high purification capacity towards environmentally hazardous contaminants from industrial effluents eg. process industries, have been developed by resea...
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NanoMRI could image single biomolecules

Nanotechweb - December 29, 2014 - 6:44am
Technique is also the first nanoscale magnetic resonance imaging technique to work at room temperature.
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Nanotechweb.org: best of 2014

Nanotechweb - December 29, 2014 - 4:19am
We look at some of the highlights from the past 12 months.
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Nanotechnology Increases Durability, Performance of Asphalt

Nanotech-Now - December 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers proposed the simultaneous use of nanoparticles and nanofibers to increase the resistance and lifetime of asphalt.
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How electrons split: New evidence of exotic behaviors

Nanotech-Now - December 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Electrons may be seen as small magnets that also carry a negative electrical charge. On a fundamental level, these two properties are indivisible. However, in certain materials where the electrons are...
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Getting into your head: Gelatin nanoparticles could deliver drugs to the brain

Nanotech-Now - December 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Stroke victims could have more time to seek treatment that could reduce harmful effects on the brain, thanks to tiny blobs of gelatin that could deliver the medication to the brain noninvasively.
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Production of Special Nanocomposite in Iran with Application in Railways

Nanotech-Now - December 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Sharif University of Technology succeeded in the production of a nanocomposite with appropriate mechanical properties and resistance against various environmental conditions.
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'Mind the gap' between atomically thin materials

Nanotech-Now - December 27, 2014 - 7:45am
When it comes to engineering single-layer atomic structures, "minding the gap" will help researchers create artificial electronic materials one atomic layer at a time, according to a team of materials...
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Mysteries of ‘Molecular Machines’ Revealed: Phenix software uses X-ray diffraction spots to produce 3-D image

Nanotech-Now - December 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists are making it easier for pharmaceutical companies and researchers to see the detailed inner workings of molecular machines.
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Harris & Harris Group Notes Publicly Traded Portfolio Company Enumeral Biomedical's Collaboration With Merck

Nanotech-Now - December 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its publicly traded portfolio company, Enumeral Biomedical Holdings, Inc.,...
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New non-invasive method can detect Alzheimer's disease early: MRI probe technology shows brain toxins in living animals for first time

Nanotech-Now - December 27, 2014 - 7:45am
No methods currently exist for the early detection of Alzheimer's disease, which affects one out of nine people over the age of 65. Now, an interdisciplinary team of Northwestern University scientists...
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Piezoelectricity in a 2-D semiconductor: Berkeley Lab researchers discovery of piezoelectricty in molybdenum disulfide holds promise for future MEMS

Nanotech-Now - December 25, 2014 - 7:45am
A door has been opened to low-power off/on switches in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and nanoelectronic devices, as well as ultrasensitive bio-sensors, with the first observation of piezoele...
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