Nano News & Events

Success in Intracellular Imaging of Cesium Distribution in Plants Used for Cesium Absorption

Nanotech-Now - August 21, 2014 - 7:45am
A research group led by Dr. Hirokazu Komatsu, a member of the YAMATO-MANA Program and a researcher at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA; Director General: Masakazu Aono)...
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Сalculations with Nanoscale Smart Particles

Nanotech-Now - August 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step towa...
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Nanoindentation technique measures 2D elastic modulus

Nanotechweb - August 21, 2014 - 4:51am
TMDCs and their heterostructures could be ideal for making flexible optoelectronics and photonics devices.
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Polymer nanospheres make good OPVs

Nanotechweb - August 20, 2014 - 6:27am
New water-based fabrication process for organic photovoltaics allows researchers to control component assembly at different length scales for the first time.
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New calculations help figure out single-molecule junctions

Nanotechweb - August 20, 2014 - 5:42am
Qualitatively and quantitatively correct calculations of porphyrin single-molecule junction conductances are achieved for the first time, explaining the sensitivity of the conductance to the metal centre.
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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Receives the 2014 Microscopy Today Innovation Award for blueDrive Photothermal Excitation

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, the technology leader in Atomic Force Microscopy, has received the prestigious 2014 Microscopy Today Innovation Award for the development of blueDriveTM Phototherma...
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Promising Ferroelectric Materials Suffer From Unexpected Electric Polarizations: Brookhaven Lab scientists find surprising locked charge polarizations that impede performance in next-gen materials that could otherwise revolutionize data-driven devices

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Electronic devices with unprecedented efficiency and data storage may someday run on ferroelectrics—remarkable materials that use built-in electric polarizations to read and write digital information,...
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Nano Bonds Increase Raw Strength of Fireproof Concretes

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers in association with their colleagues from Brazil succeeded in the production of fireproof concretes with high raw strength by using nanotechnology.
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Artificial Cells Act Like the Real Thing: Cell-like compartments produce proteins and communicate with one another, similar to natural biological systems

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery, but mimicking the intricate networks and dynamic interactions that are inherent to living cells is difficult to achieve outside the cell. Now, a...
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Production of Toxic Ion Nanosorbents with High Sorption Capacity in Iran

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists from Sistan and Balouchestan University in association with researchers from the Tehran Science and Research Branch of the Islamic Azad University and the University of New South Wale...
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Interaction between Drug, DNA for Designing Anticancer Drugs Studied in Iran

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanoparticles as quantum dots and presented a new, effective and sensitive method to study interaction between drug and DNA.
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Laser makes microscopes way cooler: Cooling a nanowire probe with a laser could lead to substantial improvements in the sensitivity of atomic force probe microscopes

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Laser physicists have found a way to make atomic-force microscope probes 20 times more sensitive and capable of detecting forces as small as the weight of an individual virus.
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Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. Expects Approval to Become PEN Inc. : Two Leading Companies Combine to Bring to Market Advanced Products Enabled by Nanotechnology; Shareholder Meeting Will Occur on Friday, August 22, 2014, in Irving, TX to Vote on the Com

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: APNT) (Applied Nanotech), a global leader in nanotechnology research and development, today announced that a majority of shareholders have returned proxies or...
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AI Technology (AIT) Introduces Novel High Temperature Large Area Underfill with Proven Stress Absorption

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
AI Technology, Inc. (AIT) is proud to introduce a new generation of Flip-Chip Underfill solution that combines a High Tg of >240°C and novel stress absorbing capabilities to allow long-term reliabilit...
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Molecular engineers record an electron's quantum behavior

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers led by the University of Chicago has developed a technique to record the quantum mechanical behavior of an individual electron contained within a nanoscale defect in diamond. The...
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Multilayer silicene proves stable in air

Nanotechweb - August 18, 2014 - 5:24am
Silicene has been shown to be stable in air, opening the way to further studies of the new material’s properties and potential technologies that might exploit them.
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Scientists fold RNA origami from a single strand: RNA origami is a new method for organizing molecules on the nanoscale. Using just a single strand of RNA, this technique can produce many complicated shapes.

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
RNA origami is a new method for organizing molecules on the nanoscale. Using just a single strand of RNA, many complicated shapes can be fabricated by this technique. Unlike existing methods for foldi...
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Iranian Scientists Stabilize Protein on Highly Stable Electrode Surface

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Bu-Ali Sina University in Hamedan used multi-walled carbon nanotubes and made a breakthrough success by stabilizing protein on the surface of electrode with high stability.
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Iranian Scientists Propose New Method to Modify Nanotubes for Targeted Drug Delivery

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University presented a new method to improve the performance of carbon nanotubes in cancer treatment and reduce the problems in its applications.
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Novel chip-based platform could simplify measurements of single molecules: A nanopore-gated optofluidic chip combines electrical and optical measurements of single molecules onto a single platform

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a new approach for studying single molecules and nanoparticles by combining electrical and optical measurements on an integrated chip-based platform. In a p...
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