Nano News & Events

How to make mobile batteries last longer by controlling energy flows at nano-level

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Electronic devices waste a lot of energy by producing useless heat. This is one of the main reasons our mobiles use up battery power so quickly. Researchers at University of Luxembourg have made a lea...
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Production of Biodegradable Nanocomposites of Wheat Gluten in Iran

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology used wheat proteins to produce a new generation of biodegradable nanocomposites with applications in different industries, specially packaging...
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Iranian Scientists Investigate Effective Parameters on Structure of Graphene Sheets

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Mashhad Branch of Islamic Azad University studied different parameters effective on the mechanical properties of graphene sheets under load.
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ORNL thermomagnetic processing method provides path to new materials

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
For much the same reason LCD televisions offer eye-popping performance, a thermomagnetic processing method developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can advance the perform...
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QUT leading the charge for panel-powered car

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
A car powered by its own body panels could soon be driving on our roads after a breakthrough in nanotechnology research by a QUT team.
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Manipulating complex molecules by hand: New method in scanning probe microscopy: Jülich researchers create a word using 47 molecules

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Jülich scientists have developed a new control technique for scanning probe microscopes that enables the user to manipulate large single molecules interactively using their hands. Until now, only simp...
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Topological insulator goes superconducting

Nanotechweb - November 10, 2014 - 5:11am
First experimental observation of Cooper pairs in a half-Dirac gas.
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Nanoalloy can be two-faced

Nanotechweb - November 10, 2014 - 4:05am
New phase map of copper-nickel shows that the material can be either “mixed” or “Janus”.
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Golden Approach to High-speed DNA Reading: Berkeley Researchers Create Unique Graphene Nanopores with Optical Antennas for DNA Sequencing

Nanotech-Now - November 8, 2014 - 7:45am
High-speed reading of the genetic code should get a boost with the creation of the world's first graphene nanopores - pores measuring approximately 2 nanometers in diameter - that feature a "built-in"...
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'Direct writing' of diamond patterns from graphite a potential technological leap

Nanotech-Now - November 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Direct Laser Writing of Nanodiamond Films from Graphite under Ambient Conditions Qiong Nian, Yuefeng Wang, Yingling Yang, Ji Li, Martin Y. Zhang, Jiayi Shao, Liang Tang & Gary J. Cheng Purd...
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Novel nanofiber-based technology could help prevent HIV/AIDS transmission: Promising research to be featured at 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition

Nanotech-Now - November 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have developed a novel topical microbicide loaded with hyaluronic acid (HA) nanofibers that could potentially prevent transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through the vagi...
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'Conformal' perovskite laser makes its debut

Nanotechweb - November 7, 2014 - 2:23am
Structure also shows promise for solar cells and photodetectors.
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Piezoelectrics transform low-power electronics

Nanotechweb - November 6, 2014 - 10:52am
Researchers get around the mismatch in power requirements between transistor switches and wires by designing a transformer that adjusts the voltage from one to the other.
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Live Images from the Nano-cosmos: Researchers watch layers of football molecules grow

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Using DESY's ultrabright X-ray source PETRA III, researchers have observed in real-time how football-shaped carbon molecules arrange themselves into ultra-smooth layers. Together with theoretical simu...
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Malvern Instruments Zetasizer Nano plays key role in research to develop 3D cell cultures

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University London (QMUL), are using a Malvern Instruments Zetasizer Nano to provide particle size and charge data that is bei...
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Measuring nano-vibrations

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
In a recent paper published in Nature Nanotechnology, Joel Moser and ICFO colleagues of the NanoOptoMechanics research group led by Prof. Adrian Bachtold, together with Marc Dykman (Michigan Universit...
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Shape of things to come in platelet mimicry: Technology may have broad use in medicine

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Artificial platelet mimics developed by a research team from Case Western Reserve University and University of California, Santa Barbara, are able to halt bleeding in mouse models 65 percent faster th...
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Longhorn beetle inspires ink to fight counterfeiting

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
From water marks to colored threads, governments are constantly adding new features to paper money to stay one step ahead of counterfeiters. Now a longhorn beetle has inspired yet another way to foil...
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Breaking down BPA and similar pollutants with sunlight, nanoparticles and graphene

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Many pollutants with the potential to meddle with hormones — with bisphenol A (BPA) as a prime example — are already common in the environment. In an effort to clean up these pollutants found in the s...
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. to Present at the Baird 2014 Industrial Conference

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Baird 2014 Industrial Conference being held at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.
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