Nano News & Events

A protecting umbrella against oxygen: Toward fuel cells built from renewable and abundant components - Scientists from Bochum und Mülheim report in NATURE Chemistry

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
In the development of fuel cells the effort of generations of scientist and engineers have led to efficient and stable catalysts based on noble metals. These catalysts have reached the required thresh...
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Self-assembly of gold nanoparticles into small clusters

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at HZB in co-operation with Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU, Berlin) have made an astonishing observation: they were investigating the formation of gold nanoparticles in a solvent and o...
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New Material Allows for Ultra-Thin Solar Cells

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have managed to combine two semiconductor materials, consisting of only three atomic layers each. This new structure holds great promise for a new kin...
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Graphene surfaces on photonic racetracks

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene could enable new kind of photonics-based chemical sensors and photo-detectors, University of Manchester researchers have shown.
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International Conference in Nanomaterials and Technologies CNT 2014

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), BARC, India and Vardhaman College of Engineering are organizing "2nd International Conference on Nanomaterials and Technologies (CNT 2014)" at Vardhaman C...
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Iranian Scientists Produce Cobalt–Alumina Ceramic Nano Inks

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the Institute for Color Science and Technology (ICST) produced low-cost inkjet nano inks to be used in ceramic and printing industries.
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Keysight Technologies Begins Operations

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced the electronic measurement business of Agilent Technologies has begun operating under the Keysight name. It will remain a wholly owned subsidiary of Agilent...
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Light pulses control graphene's electrical behavior: Finding could allow ultrafast switching of conduction, and possibly lead to new broadband light sensors

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, an ultrathin form of carbon with exceptional electrical, optical, and mechanical properties, has become a focus of research on a variety of potential uses. Now researchers at MIT have found...
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President Obama Meets U.S. Laureates of 2014 Kavli Prizes

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
At the White House on Thursday, July 31, President Barack Obama welcomed the four American laureates of the 2014 Kavli Prizes - prizes awarded to scientists who have made seminal advances in the field...
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Stanford researchers seek 'Holy Grail' in battery design: Pure lithium anode closer to reality with development of protective layer of interconnected carbon domes

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Engineers across the globe have been racing to design smaller, cheaper and more efficient rechargeable batteries to meet the power storage needs of everything from handheld gadgets to electric cars.
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Taking the guesswork out of cancer therapy: New molecular test kit predicts patient’s survival and drug response

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers and doctors at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) have co-developed the first molecular...
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Study finds physical link to strange electronic behavior: Neutron measurements offer new clues about iron-based superconductor

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have new clues this week about one of the baffling electronic properties of the iron-based high-temperature superconductor barium iron nickel arsenide. A Rice University-led team of U.S., G...
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Arrowhead to Report Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results- Conference Call Scheduled for Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -

Nanotech-Now - August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it will report its financial results for the fiscal 2014 third qu...
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Air Force’s 30-year plan seeks 'strategic agility'

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2014 - 1:08pm
By building systems that are capable, affordable and exportable, the Air Force can simultaneously strengthen its defense capabilities at lower cost and increase transparency and interoperability with...
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How to control superfast surface plasmons

Nanotechweb - August 1, 2014 - 8:07am
Experiments on InAs will be important for making optically controlled plasmonic circuits for use in a wide range of applications, from nanophotonics to biosensing.
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Industrial Nanotech, Inc. to Publish PCAOB Audited Financials

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK: INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced that Company expects to publish audited financials for the full f...
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Nanostructured metal-oxide catalyst efficiently converts CO2 to methanol: Highly reactive sites at interface of 2 nanoscale components could help overcome hurdle of using CO2 as a starting point in producing useful products

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered a new catalytic system for converting carbon dioxide (CO2) to methanol-a key commodity used to create...
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Carnegie Mellon Chemists Create Nanofibers Using Unprecedented New Method

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel method for creating self-assembled protein/polymer nanostructures that are reminiscent of fibers found in living cells. The work offe...
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Pressure probing potential photoelectronic manufacturing compound

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Molybdenum disulfide is a compound often used in dry lubricants and in petroleum refining. Its semiconducting ability and similarity to the carbon-based graphene makes molybdenum disulfide of interest...
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NanoScience: Giants of the Infinitesimal

Nanotech-Now - August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
The 21st century is at the beginning of an invisible revolution. As our scientific understanding of the natural world develops, we are learning to form new materials with astonishing properties, enabl...
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