Nano News & Events

How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Park Systems, world-leader in atomic force microscopy (AFM) is hosting a webinar to provide advanced scientific research into new classes of Nanoscale Graphene-based materials poised to revolutionize...
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Keysight Technologies Introduces Ultrafast-Scanning 9500 Atomic Force Microscope: New Integrated Software, Hardware Delivers Unmatched Scan Rates

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced the availability of the ultrafast-scanning 9500 atomic force microscope. The Keysight 9500 AFM system seamlessly integrates new software, a new...
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Rice University boots up powerful microscopes: New electron microscopes will capture images at subnanometer resolution

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University, renowned for nanoscale science, has installed microscopes that will allow researchers to peer deeper than ever into the fabric of the universe.
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The Hydrogen-Fuel cell will revolutionize the economy of the world: New non-platinum and nanosized catalyst for polymer electrolyte fuel cell

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Canadelectrochim have discovered a new non-platinum and nano-sized catalyst for the fuel cell based on Mother Nature which mimics the plant leaf.
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A group of University of Wisconsin

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
A group of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and a collaborator from China have developed a nanogenerator that harvests energy from a car's rolling tire friction.
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Efforts to Use Smart Nanocarriers to Cure Leukemia Yield Promising Results

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Academic researchers in Iran succeeded in the synthesis of a type of smart drug delivery system that is used in the treatment of leukemia.
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Making new materials with micro-explosions: ANU media release: Scientists have made exotic new materials by creating laser-induced micro-explosions in silicon, the common computer chip material

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists have made exotic new materials by creating laser-induced micro-explosions in silicon, the common computer chip material.
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X-rays and electrons join forces to map catalytic reactions in real-time: New technique combines electron microscopy and synchrotron X-rays to track chemical reactions under real operating conditions

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
A new technique pioneered at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory reveals atomic-scale changes during catalytic reactions in real time and under real operating conditions.
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Graphene breakthrough as Bosch creates magnetic sensor 100 times more sensitive than silicon equivalent

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene Week 2015 is awash with outstanding research results, but one presentation has created quite a stir at this Graphene Flagship conference. To a stunned audience, Robert Roelver of Stuttgart-ba...
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Angstron Materials Appoints VP for Business Development And Engineering

Nanotech-Now - June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Angstron Materials Inc., today announced the appointment of Ian Fuller as vice president for business development and engineering.
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Chivalrous Knight Does Pro Bono

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:GUD) ("Knight" or the "Company"), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has (1) extended a secured loan of US$15 million to Pro Bon...
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Helium 'balloons' offer new path to control complex materials

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new method to manipulate a wide range of materials and their behavior using only a handful of helium ions.
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The peaks and valleys of silicon: Team of USC Viterbi School of Engineering Researchers introduce new layered semiconducting materials as silicon alternative

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
When the new iPhone came out, customers complained that it could be bent -- but what if you could roll up your too big 6 Plus to actually fit in your pocket? That technology might be available sooner...
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Building a better semiconductor: Research led by Michigan State University could someday lead to the development of new and improved semiconductors

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
In a paper published in the journal Science Advances, the scientists detailed how they developed a method to change the electronic properties of materials in a way that will more easily allow an elect...
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Six top Catalan research centres constitute ‘The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology’ to pursue a joint scientific endeavour

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
• CRG, ICIQ, ICN2,ICFO, IFAE and IRB Barcelona come together in this new institution. • The Barcelona Institute emerges as one of the leading scientific institutes in Europe, ranking fourth in the...
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Opening a new route to photonics Berkeley lab researchers find way to control light in densely packed nanowaveguides

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
A new route to ultrahigh density, ultracompact integrated photonic circuitry has been discovered by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of Cali...
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Green Chemistry Methods Used in Iran to Produce Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used a new method based on green chemistry to synthesize zinc oxide nanoparticles.
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Spain nanotechnology featured at NANO KOREA 2015

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
ICEX Spain Trade and Investment, in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain (Spanish Commercial Office in Seoul) will feature a Spanish participation at NANO KOREA 2015, http://nanokorea.or.kr/, which w...
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Targeted nanoparticles can overcome drug resistance in trypanosomes: A high-tech approach to combat sleeping sickness and potentially other neglected diseases

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Sleeping sickness, or African trypanosomiasis, is caused by trypanosome parasites transmitted by tsetse flies and threatens millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease is considered fatal if...
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Perovskites make superior solar cell materials

Nanotechweb - June 26, 2015 - 9:54am
(with video) New measurements on exciton binding energies shed more light on the photovoltaic properties of these semiconductors.
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