Nano News & Events

Research seeks alternatives for reducing bacteria in fresh produce using nanoengineering

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Nearly half of foodborne illnesses in the U.S. from 1998 through 2008 have been attributed to contaminated fresh produce. Prevention and control of bacterial contamination on fresh produce is critical...
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A phone with the ultimate macro feature: New attachment turns a smartphone into a microscope that can image and size DNA molecules 50,000 times thinner than a human hair

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
If you thought scanning one of those strange, square QR codes with your phone was somewhat advanced, hold on to your seat. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have recently...
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Electron chirp: Cyclotron radiation from single electrons measured directly for first time: Method has potential to measure neutrino mass and look beyond the Standard Model of the universe

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
A year before Albert Einstein came up with the special theory of relativity, or E=mc2, physicists predicted the existence of something else: cyclotron radiation. Scientists predicted this radiation to...
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Simultaneous Measurement of Drugs Made Possible by Nanosensors

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Academic researchers in Iran succeeded in the production of a nanosensor by using a simple method and cheap materials to measure some types of drugs concurrently.
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Quantum particles at play: Game theory elucidates the collective behavior of bosons

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Quantum particles behave in strange ways and are often difficult to study experimentally. Using mathematical methods drawn from game theory, physicists of Ludwig-Maximilias-Universitaet (LMU) in Munic...
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Transient transistors are biocompatible

Nanotechweb - April 30, 2015 - 4:34am
Devices might be used in a wide range of new technologies, including temporary, biodegradable medical implants.
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Nanowire networks can hardwire adaptability

Nanotechweb - April 29, 2015 - 5:45am
(with video) By merging top-down and bottom-up fabrication techniques, researchers readily produce nanowire networks with behaviour analogous to adaptability and memory.
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Self-assembling biomaterial forms nanostructure templates for human tissue formation

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Unlike scaffold-based methods to engineer human tissues for regenerative medicine applications, an innovative synthetic material with the ability to self-assemble into nanostructures to support tissue...
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International research team discovers new mechanism behind malaria progression: Findings provide a new avenue for research in malaria treatment

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from four universities has pinpointed one of the mechanisms responsible for the progression of malaria, providing a new target for possible treatments.
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More is less in novel electronic material: Adding electrons actually shrinks the system

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Add water to a half-filled cup and the water level rises. This everyday experience reflects a positive material property of the water-cup system. But what if adding more water lowers the water level b...
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Two-dimensional semiconductor comes clean

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
In 2013 James Hone, Wang Fong-Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia Engineering, and colleagues at Columbia demonstrated that they could dramatically improve the performance of graphene-...
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Scientists join forces to reveal the mass and shape of single molecules

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
A microscopic tool, more than 1000 times thinner than the width of a single human hair, uses vibrations to simultaneously reveal the mass and the shape of a single molecule - a feat which has not been...
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The 16th Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference (TNT 2015) unveils 25 Keynote Speakers: Call for abstracts open

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Toulouse (France) will host the 16th edition of the Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference (TNT 2015) from the 07th until the 11th of September 2015. This high-level scientific meeting aims...
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Graphenea celebrates fifth anniversary

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
On April 9th, Graphenea celebrated its fifth anniversary. Graphenea has gone a long way from its startup phase as a small graphene manufacturer. The company now serves customers in more than 50 countr...
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New Ceramic Material Improves Properties of Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers proposed a simple and cheap method to produce hydroxyapatite nanoparticles and improve its mechanical properties.
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Sensor Designed in Iran Able to Remove Formaldehyde Gas from Environment

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Academic researchers in Iran carried out computational studies and modeling of a sensor to detect formaldehyde gas.
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Cacao Seed Extract Used in Production of Catalytic Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - April 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used cacao seed extract to produce catalytic nanoparticles which can be applied in production of organic materials and compounds as non-homogenous, stable and recyclable catalysts.
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Laid-back approach streamlines gate production

Nanotechweb - April 27, 2015 - 6:13am
(with audio) Horizontally oriented nanowire transistors simplify multiple gate fabrication and help towards 3D networks.
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Nanoribbons get smaller

Nanotechweb - April 27, 2015 - 5:38am
Researchers in Japan have made the world’s smallest-width graphene nanoribbons ever – inside carbon nanotubes.
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SEFCU, SUNY Poly CNSE Announce Winning Student-Led Teams in the 6th Annual $500,000 New York Business Plan Competition

Nanotech-Now - April 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Student team ‘UMA Bioseed’ receives $100,000 grand prize for a unique seed coating enabling higher crop yields; Five teams awarded $10,000 first place prizes out of the 500 teams that applied to take...
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