Nano News & Events

Characterization of X-ray flashes open new perspectives in X-ray science: Ultra-short X-ray pulses explore the nano world

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Ultra-short and extremely strong X-ray flashes, as produced by free-electron lasers, are opening the door to a hitherto unknown world. Scientists are using these flashes to take "snapshots" of the geo...
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Researchers engineer improvements of technology used in digital memory

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
The improvements in random access memory that have driven many advances of the digital age owe much to the innovative application of physics and chemistry at the atomic scale.
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Research reveals how our bodies keep unwelcome visitors out of cell nuclei

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
The structure of pores found in cell nuclei has been uncovered by a UCL-led team of scientists, revealing how they selectively block certain molecules from entering, protecting genetic material and no...
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ASU, IBM move ultrafast, low-cost DNA sequencing technology a step closer to reality

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of scientists from Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute and IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center have developed a prototype DNA reader that could make whole genome profiling an everyday...
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An Inside Job: UC-Designed Nanoparticles Infiltrate, Kill Cancer Cells From Within

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
UC nanoparticle designs target and treat early stage cancer cells by killing those cells with heat, delivered from inside the cell itself. Normal cells are thus left unaffected by the treatment regime...
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Cooling with the coldest matter in the world

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Physicists at the University of Basel have developed a new cooling technique for mechanical quantum systems. Using an ultracold atomic gas, the vibrations of a membrane were cooled down to less than 1...
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Iran Exports Nanodrugs to Syria

Nanotech-Now - November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian knowledge-based Exir Nano Sina Company presented Sinadoxosome nanodrug to the market in line with the development of nanotechnology in the field of health.
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Iranian Experts Clean Uranium-Contaminated Water by Nano-Particles

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers at Zabul University, Sistan and Balouchestan Province, Southeastern Iran, have developed an absorbent Nano-particle which detects low concentrations of uranium in water and extract...
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Novel Method Found for Connection of Metallic Alloys to Polymers

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Sharif University of Technology in Iran in association with researchers from University of Waterloo, Canada, in a joint research studied the possibility and mechanism of effec...
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New research project supports internationalisation in nano-research: Launch of new “Baltic Sea Network”

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
The Baltic Sea Network is an ambitious collaborative research project between partner universities in Germany, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden. The project, which is supported in part by...
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3rd Iran-Proposed Nano Standard Approved by International Standard Organization

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
The standard proposed by Iran under the title of 'Definitions for the evaluation of science, technology and innovation indicators' was approved in the 17th Meeting of the International Nanotechnology...
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NMTI announces breakthrough solutions for HAMR nanoantenna for next-generation ultra-high density magnetic storage

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Plasmonics on the slope of enlightenment: the role of transition metal nitrides Urcan Guler1, Alexander V. Kildishev1,2, Alexandra Boltasseva1,2 and Vladimir M. Shalaev1,2* DOI: 10.1039/b000000x ...
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Biosenta Inc. Updates New Household Disinfectant Testing Results; It Kills 100% of a Broad Range of Deadly Molds, Fungi, Bacteria, and Viruses, Including Ebola and Enterovirus D68

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Biosenta Inc. (Biosenta) (CSE:ZRO) is pleased to provide an update about the independent laboratory research testing on the physical/chemical properties and efficacy of its most advanced household dis...
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Canatu Launches CNB In-Mold Film for Transparent Touch on 3D Surfaces –in Cars, Household Appliances, Wearables, Portables

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Printed Electronics USA — Canatu, a leading manufacturer of zero reflectance and flexible transparent conductive films and touch sensors, today launched CNB™ In-Mold Film, a stretchable, formable, con...
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Sustainable Nanotechnologies Project

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
In their two day annual meeting, held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, from 22-24 October 2014, 35 partners from 12 EU countries presented their exiting results of the first 12 months of the SUN - Sustain...
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Quantum mechanical calculations reveal the hidden states of enzyme active sites

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Enzymes carry out fundamental biological processes such as photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation and respiration, with the help of clusters of metal atoms as "active" sites. But scientists lack basic info...
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UO-industry collaboration points to improved nanomaterials: University of Oregon microscope puts spotlight on the surface structure of quantum dots for designing new solar devices

Nanotech-Now - November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
A potential path to identify imperfections and improve the quality of nanomaterials for use in next-generation solar cells has emerged from a collaboration of University of Oregon and industry researc...
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Nitrogen dopes carbon sheet - even at high temperatures

Nanotechweb - November 24, 2014 - 7:37am
Processes similar to those already employed in silicon technology could be exploited in graphene-based electronics.
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Purdue 3-D printing innovation capable of making stronger, lighter metal works for auto, aerospace industries

Nanotech-Now - November 22, 2014 - 7:45am
A Purdue innovation that produces stronger, lighter metal parts that work for the automotive and aerospace industries through a new, 3-D printing technology is being commercialized through Frontier Ad...
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Leica Microsystems Presents Universal Hybrid Detector for Single Molecule Detection and Imaging at SfN and ASCB: Leica HyD SMD - the Optimal Detector for Precise and Reliable SMD data

Nanotech-Now - November 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Leica Microsystems introduces the Leica HyD SMD universal hybrid photodetector with superior characteristics for single molecule detection (SMD), which allows precise measurement of concentration and...
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