Nano News & Events

NSERC Boosts Funding for Waterloo Researchers on the Verge of a Breakthrough

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) selected nine researchers from the University of Waterloo for increased funds to support their research deemed to be novel or p...
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Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. Sets Date for Shareholder Vote for Proposed Combination With Nanofilm, Ltd.

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: APNT) (Applied Nanotech), a global leader in nanotechnology research and development, and NanoHolding Inc., the parent company of Nanofilm, Ltd. (Nanofilm), a...
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CISCEM 2014 - 2nd Conference on In-Situ and Correlative Electron Microscopy

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Location: Saarbruecken Venue: Aula of the Saarland University Ticket prices: 200€ regular participants; 100€ students
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Non-Destructive Tests Carried Out at Nanometric Scale in Iran to Characterize Hydroxyapatite

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Science and Technology characterized mechanical properties of hydroxyapatite powder by using novel and non-destructive tests.
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Using Femtosecond Lasers to Administer Drugs

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Combining physics and neurobiology to tackle Parkinson's Disease is research "I would never have been able to do outside of OIST," says Professor Keshav Dani. The Okinawa Institute of Science and Tec...
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CEA-Leti and CORIMA Team up on Force Sensors Integrated in Cycle Wheels to Measure Rider Power Output

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti and CORIMA, a leading supplier of carbon-composite wheels and frames for track and road-racing cyclists, today announced they are developing an integrated sensor system to measure the power o...
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Let there be light: Chemists develop magnetically responsive liquid crystals - UC Riverside discovery has applications in signage, posters, writing tablets, billboards and anti-counterfeit technology

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have constructed liquid crystals with optical properties that can be instantly and reversibly controlled by an external magnetic field. The research...
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Water-cleanup catalysts tackle biomass upgrading: Rice University researchers register 4th 'volcano plot' for palladium-gold catalysts

Nanotech-Now - June 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University chemical engineer Michael Wong has spent a decade amassing evidence that palladium-gold nanoparticles are excellent catalysts for cleaning polluted water, but even he was surprised at...
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Shaken, not stirred -- mythical god's capsules please!

Nanotech-Now - June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Everything depends on how you look at them. Looking from one side you will see one face; and when looking from the opposite side - you will see a different one. So appear Janus capsules, miniature, ho...
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Deeper insights into protein folding: Study presents a new theoretical foundation explaining the mechanism of protein folding and unfolding in water

Nanotech-Now - June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Investigating the structure and dynamics of so-called Meso-Bio-Nano (MBN) systems—micron-sized biological or nanotechnology entities—is a rapidly expanding field of science. Now, scientists Alexander...
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NNI releases progress review on environmental, health, & safety research

Nanotech-Now - June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) released today a Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Researc...
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Mersana and Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, to Develop Next-Generation Antibody-Drug Conjugates

Nanotech-Now - June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., may be interested to read about a fantastic announcement from our privately held portfolio company, Mersana Therapeutics, Inc.
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Metabolon to Sponsor Study at Geisinger Medical Center with Quantose IR to Monitor Prediabetes Therapy

Nanotech-Now - June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., may be interested to read about an announcement from our privately held portfolio company, Metabolon, Inc.
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Scientists develop a 'nanosubmarine' that delivers complementary molecules inside cells: Researchers at the University of Miami and the University of Ulster have created nanoparticles that can transport interacting molecules into living cells

Nanotech-Now - June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
With the continuing need for very small devices in therapeutic applications, there is a growing demand for the development of nanoparticles that can transport and deliver drugs to target cells in the...
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DNA chimeras help assemble protein nanodevices

Nanotechweb - June 27, 2014 - 4:05am
Single-molecule cut-and-paste technique could be ideal for bottom-up nano-assembly and to study the fundamental behaviour of biomolecules
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Supercapacitors and Li-ion batteries in one neat device

Nanotechweb - June 26, 2014 - 7:32am
3D thin-film and “carbon-onion”-coated metal oxides make good hybrid energy-storage electrode
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Precision production: nanotubes meet electronics requirements

Nanotechweb - June 26, 2014 - 4:53am
A new catalyst yields carbon nanotubes with a level of structural purity that puts next-generation carbon nanoelectronics devices within reach.
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Micro-manufacturing breakthrough is wired for sound

Nanotech-Now - June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have harnessed the power of sound waves to enable precision micro- and nano-manufacturing.

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UT Arlington nanoparticles could provide easier route for cell therapy

Nanotech-Now - June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
UT Arlington physics researchers may have developed a way to use laser technology to deliver drug and gene therapy at the cellular level without damaging surrounding tissue. The method eventually coul...
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Toyohashi Tech researchers have developed a simple, low-loss waveguide for Surface Plasmon Polaritons (SPPs) that is applicable to nanoscale photonic integrated circuits on silicon

Nanotech-Now - June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) are waves that propagate along the surface of a conductor and collective oscillation of electrons coupled with the optical field at the nano-scale beyond the diffract...
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