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Graphene senses DNA hybridization and kills bacteria

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, among the many interesting predicted applications, is an excellent material for biosensing and medical purposes. Graphenea's scientific team collaborated with researchers from France's CNRS...
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Turing also present at the nanoscale

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
In the world of single atoms and molecules governed by chaotic fluctuations, is the spontaneous formation of Turing patterns possible - the same ones that are responsible for the irregular yet periodi...
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The power of light-matter coupling: A theoretical study shows that strong ties between light and organic matter at the nanoscale open the door to modifying these coupled systems' optical, electronic or chemical properties

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Light and matter can be so strongly linked that their characteristics become indistinguishable. These light-matter couplings are referred to as polaritons. Their energy oscillates continuously between...
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New understanding of electron behavior at tips of carbon nanocones could help provide candidates

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
One of the ways of improving electrons manipulation is though better control over one of their inner characteristics, called spin. This approach is the object of an entire field of study, known as spi...
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STMicroelectronics Leads European Research Project to Develop Next-Generation Optical MEMS: Extension to a project launched in 2013 builds on current efforts to enable technologies for next-generation applications

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has revealed its leadership of Lab4MEMS II, an extension that builds on...
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FEI and the National Center for Protein Sciences Beijing Launch Training & Research Facility for Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
The Tsinghua Branch of National Center for Protein Sciences Beijing will be a focal point in Asia for research with the first complete cryo-electron microscopy workflow for structural biology.
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DELSEY by Philippe Starck DELSEY Launches New Collection by Philippe Starck

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
In association with Philippe Starck, renowned French creator, designer and architect, DELSEY is reinventing the world of travel with the launch of STARCKTRIP, a new collection of luggage conceived on...
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“Nanorama Laboratory“: Free Tool on Safe Handling of Nanomaterials Now Available in English!

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
The "Nanorama Laboratory", an interactive online tool on the safe handling of nanomaterials, is now available in English on nano.dguv.de/nanorama/bgrci/en/. The tool, developed in close collaboration...
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Review highlights the potential for graphene and other 2D crystals in the energy sector

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene has many potential applications, among them energy generation, conversion and storage. Graphene - a single layer of carbon atoms - and related two-dimensional crystals combine high electrical...
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Aramid nanofibres make good battery separators

Nanotechweb - February 6, 2015 - 3:05am
New nanomaterial suppresses dendrite growth, for safer and better solid-ion batteries.
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Solvents help print CNT devices

Nanotechweb - February 5, 2015 - 5:50am
Polymer sorting technique in different solvents can separate semiconducting from metallic carbon nanotubes.
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Silicene makes stable FET

Nanotechweb - February 4, 2015 - 12:16pm
US-Italy team makes first field-effect transistor from 2D silicon sheet.
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Australian startup creates world’s first 100% cotton hydrophobic T-Shirts

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
An Australian startup has solved the age-old problem of stained white t-shirts by creating a fully hydrophobic T-shirt - the first in the world to be available to the public.
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New PEN Inc. Surface Cleaning Product to Redefine Personal Health and Safety: Entry Planned Into $50 Billion Global Cleaning Market

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
In direct response to the apparent failure of current cleaners and disinfectants to prevent the spread of illness, PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) is developing a new category of cleaning products intended to...
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Penta-graphene, a new structural variant of carbon, discovered: The unique structure of the thin sheet of pure carbon was inspired by pentagonal tile pattern found in the streets of Cairo

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and universities in China and Japan have discovered a new structural variant of carbon called "penta-graphene" - a very thin sheet of pure carbon that h...
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Rediscovering spontaneous light emission: Berkeley researchers develop optical antenna for LEDs

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a nano-sized optical antenna that can greatly enhance the spontaneous emission of light from atoms, molecules and semiconductor quantum dots. This advance opens...
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Entegris Launches Dispense System Optimized for 3D and MEMS Applications: New IntelliGen® MV system delivers process efficiencies and defect reduction in dispensing mid-viscosity fluids

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG), a leader in yield-enhancing materials and solutions for highly advanced manufacturing environments, announced the latest addition to its IntelliGen® family of two-stage...
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Best practice guide for the safe handling and use of nanoparticles in packaging industries now available: A novel best practice guide is now available to support the safe handling and use of nanoparticles in packaging industries

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
A novel "Best Practice Guide for the Safe Handling and Use of Nanoparticles in Packaging Industries" is now available to support those working with nanomaterials at all stages in the development of pa...
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Nano Labs Announces the Opportunity to Submit the POLEC Liquid Cement Product for Test Trials to Be Used in the Construction of the New International Airport of Mexico City (NAICM)

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Nano Labs Corp. (OTCQB: CTLE) ("Nano Labs" or "The Company") is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement through its subsidiaries "Pol-Ec International Technologies Corp USA" and POLEC S de RL (...
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Arrowhead to Report Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Financial Results

Nanotech-Now - February 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it will report its financial results for the fiscal 2015 first qu...
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