Nano News & Events

Nanobiotix Selected to Present Data from NBTXR3 Clinical Trial at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, today announced that it has been selected by the...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Making the most of carbon nanotube-liquid crystal combos: Physical response of combination materials made of nanotubes with ferroelectric liquid crystals could lead to new applications

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Dispersions of carbon nanotubes with liquid crystals have attracted much interest because they pave the way for creating new materials with added functionalities. Now, a study published in EPJ E by Ma...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

A*STAR's Simtech collaboration agreements to accelerate the growth and development of the microfluidics industry

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) has inked three collaboration agreements that will play a part in speeding up the growth and development of the microfluidics industry. Th...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Making clothes from sugar: IBN researchers have found a green and efficient method to produce nylon from sugar

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
In the future, the clothes you wear could be made from sugar. Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have discovered a new chemical process that can convert adipic aci...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe 2014 Award Winners

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Printed, flexible and organic electronics will eventually impact most aspects of human endeavour, with the enabling materials, equipment, components and manufacturing being developed and launched toda...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Doped semiconductor nanocrystals boost solar concentrators

Nanotechweb - April 3, 2014 - 2:49am
“Zero self-absorption” quantum dots will make cheaper, more efficient solar cells
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Scientists crack oyster's secret of strength

Nanotechweb - April 2, 2014 - 8:32am
Nanoscale mechanisms that dissipate energy in oyster shells may help in the development of protective equiment.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Heat-conducting polymer cools hot electronic devices at 200 degrees C

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Polymer materials are usually thermal insulators. But by harnessing an electropolymerization process to produce aligned arrays of polymer nanofibers, researchers have developed a thermal interface mat...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Nano-paper filter removes viruses

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanotechnology and Functional Materials, Uppsala University have developed a paper filter, which can remove virus particles with the efficiency matching that of the best industrial virus filters. The...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

'Quantum Dots Market by Product (QD Displays, Lasers, Medical Devices, Solar Cells, Chip, Sensor), Application (Healthcare, Optoelectronics, Sustainable Energy), Material (Cadmium Selenide, Sulfide, Telluride), and Geography - Forecast & Analysis (2013 -

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Quantum Dots (QD) are types of semiconductor nanoparticles which find their usage in multiple applications like healthcare, electronics, and others. The current market of QD is at the pre-commercializ...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Never say never in the nano-world

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Objects with sizes in the nanometer range, such as the molecular building blocks of living cells or nanotechnological devices, are continuously exposed to random collisions with surrounding molecules...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

AI Technology, Inc. (AIT) Releases COOL-PAD™ CPR (Conformal Pad) 7154: Second Generation (US Patent 6,496,373): COOL-PAD™ CPR 7154 provides both compressibility and conformability with phase-change ability to achieve the best of thermal grease performan

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
AI Technology, Inc. (AIT) introduces COOL-PAD™ CPR7154, a new class of thermal interface material that dispenses like a thermal pad, but performs with characteristics like that of a grease or gel when...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

USC Viterbi researchers developing cheap, better-performing lithium-ion batteries

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
USC Viterbi School of Engineering professor Chongwu Zhou and his research team have developed a silicon anode and a sulfur-based cathode with low fabrication cost and high electrode performance for re...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

A breakthrough in creating invisibility cloaks, stealth technology: Advance in large area 3D visible negative index metamaterials

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Controlling and bending light around an object so it appears invisible to the naked eye is the theory behind fictional invisibility cloaks.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Transfer of Intellectual Property, Patents and Technology to FutureCarbon: Bayer sells patents for carbon nanotubes and graphenes

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
After concluding its research work on carbon nanotubes (CNT) and graphenes, Bayer MaterialScience is divesting itself of fundamental intellectual property in this field. The company FutureCarbon GmbH,...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Fabricating Nanostructures with Silk Could Make Clean Rooms Green Rooms

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Tufts University engineers have demonstrated that it is possible to generate nanostructures from silk in an environmentally friendly process that uses water as a developing agent and standard fabricat...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Diamonds are an oil's best friend: Rice University leads research to find the best nanofluid for heat transfer

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2014 - 7:45am
A mixture of diamond nanoparticles and mineral oil easily outperforms other types of fluid created for heat-transfer applications, according to new research by Rice University.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Saliva powers a MFC

Nanotechweb - April 1, 2014 - 4:08am
New graphene-anode microbial fuel cell produces nearly 1 µW of power – enough to run ultralow power lab-on-a-chip devices
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Skin patch monitors "movement disorders"

Nanotechweb - March 31, 2014 - 6:18am
New multitasking device can sense muscle motion, store data and deliver therapeutic drugs all at the same time
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Graphene gains thermal vision

Nanotechweb - March 31, 2014 - 5:36am
Room-temperature detector is first to cover infrared spectrum
Categories: Nanotechnology News