Nano News & Events

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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JPK reports on the application of the NanoWizard AFM system in cancer research at the ITAV Centre in Toulouse

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of the JPK NanoWizard® AFM system at ITAV, the Institut...
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New tool could help reshape the limits of synthetic biology: The 'telomerator' reshapes synthetic yeast chromosome into more flexible, realistic form, redefining what geneticists can build

Nanotech-Now - November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
NYU Langone yeast geneticists report they have developed a novel tool — dubbed "the telomerator" — that could redefine the limits of synthetic biology and advance how successfully living things can be...
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FEI Releases New Electronics Failure Analysis Applications for Helios NanoLab DualBeam Portfolio: Dx gas chemistry enables rapid delayering of ICs, while AutoLX advanced automation simplifies sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy

Nanotech-Now - November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today the release of two new application packages for its third-generation Helios NanoLab™ DualBeam™ systems, including the latest addition to the family, the plasma-sourc...
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Keysight Technologies Begins Trading as Independent Company

Nanotech-Now - November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) has announced that its separation from Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has been completed. The newly independent company will begin "regular-way" trading o...
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Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on November 12, 2014

Nanotech-Now - November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
The management of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., (Nasdaq:TINY), will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for its third quarter 2014, to update shareholders and analysts on...
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Obtaining Optimum Formulation in Soundproof, Thermal Insulators

Nanotech-Now - November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effects of formulation of soundproof and thermal insulators to produce high-quality products.
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Tehran to Host 1st Int'l Conference on Composite Pipes, Vessels, Tanks

Nanotech-Now - November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
The First International Conference on Composite Pipes, Vessels and Tanks is due to be held in Tehran on 28-29 January 2015.
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Nanotubes could serve as "universal scaffolding" for cell membrane channels: The prestigious journal Nature has published a study in which UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country researchers have participated

Nanotech-Now - November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
A study, in which the Membrane Nanomechanics group led by the Ikerbasque lecturer Dr Vadim Frolov at the Biophysics Unit of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has participated, suggests that...
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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Hosts Massive Crowd of More Than 3,000 People Who Attended Community Day Activities Across New York State: CNSE’s ‘NANOvember’ kickoff event highlights New York State’s growing high-tech sector with open house events in Albany,

Nanotech-Now - November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Demonstrating continued interest and excitement for Governor Andrew Cuomo's nanotechnology-based growth strategy for New York State, the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at SUNY Polytechn...
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Research conducted by the UPC paves the way for custom-made catalysts that make vehicles and industrial processes more efficient

Nanotech-Now - November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
A team led by Jordi Llorca, a professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), has discovered that atoms react differently depending on the characteristics of the catalyst that is used. Th...
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