Nano News & Events

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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Virus coating helps deliver drugs

Nanotechweb - April 4, 2014 - 2:58am
Capsid proteins and DNA “origami” nanostructures could help treat diseases like cancer
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Nanomaterials Improve Both the Anode and Cathode of Li-ion Batteries

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 11:32pm
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have been the subject of intense research aimed at manufacturing them with nanomaterials that will let them better meet the demands of everything from laptops and mobil...
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Tekmira and Theralase Leaders in Innovative Drug Therapies

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Without aggressive research and regulatory approval, cancer could soon overtake heart disease as the leading cause of disease-related death in the United States. In Canada, cancer is already the numbe...
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Biology as a Designer – From Scientific Research to Industrialized Products

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Over the past century, we have expanded enormously our understanding and appreciation of the multitude of wonderfully complex processes and mechanisms that are present in nature. Our increased knowled...
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NANOMYTE® SuperCN Plus – A New Generation of Durable Superhydrophobic Coatings

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
NEI Corporation announced today that it has introduced NANOMYTE® SuperCN Plus - a functionally graded coating that imparts superhydrophobic properties to the underlying substrate while providing great...
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Drexel Researchers Open Path to Finding Rare, Polarized Metals

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Drexel University researchers are turning some of the basic tenets of chemistry and physics upside down to cut a trail toward the discovery of a new set of materials. They're called "polar metals" and...
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Notre Dame researchers provide new insights into quantum dynamics and quantum chaos

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers led by University of Notre Dame physicist Boldizsar Janko has announced analytical prediction and numerical verification of novel quantum rotor states in nanostructured supercond...
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