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Gold-diamond nanodevice for hyperlocalised cancer therapy: Gold nanorods can be used as remote controlled nanoheaters delivering the right amount of thermal treatment to cancer cells, thanks to diamond nanocrystals used as temperature sensors

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Precise targeting biological molecules, such as cancer cells, for treatment is a challenge, due to their sheer size. Now, Taiwanese scientists have proposed an advanced solution, based on a novel comb...

Shaping the hilly landscapes of a semi-conductor nanoworld

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
A new study reveals how hexagonal-patterned, self-organised hill structures emerge in 2D at the nanoscale due to redeposition following semi-conductor bombardment with low-energy ions.

Solid state physics: Quantum matter stuck in unrest

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Using ultracold atoms trapped in light crystals, scientists from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich, the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, and the Weizmann Institute observe a n...

Self-assembling, biomimetic membranes may aid water filtration

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
A synthetic membrane that self assembles and is easily produced may lead to better gas separation, water purification, drug delivery and DNA recognition, according to an international team of research...

Transparent, electrically conductive network of encapsulated silver nanowires: A novel electrode for optoelectronics

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
The electrodes for connections on the "sunny side" of a solar cell need to be not just electrically conductive, but transparent as well. As a result, electrodes are currently made either by using thin...

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, HZO, Announces Partnerships with Dell and Motorola

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its portfolio company, HZO, a leader in liquid protection technology for p...

Advances and Applications in Biosensing, Sensor Power, and Sensor R&D to be Covered at Sensors Global Summit

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Industry and academic leaders from Cisco, FDA, National Cancer Institute, Northeastern University, Qualcomm, Stanford University, Texas Instruments, and more to present in La Jolla this November.

The National Space Society Pays Tribute to Dr. Kalam -- One Of Our Leading Lights Has Joined The Stars

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
On 27 July 2015, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, eleventh President of India and a friend and inspiration to the National Space Society (NSS) passed away. "NSS would like to convey our condolences to the family...

Nanofiltration Membrane Market 2015 - Global Industry Survey, Analysis, Size, Share, Outlook and Forecast to 2020

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
This report examines the Nanofiltration Membrane market with the fundamental objective of offering the latest updates, trends and advancements. The Nanofiltration Membrane market is classified accordi...

Nanozirconia Market 2015 - Global Industry Survey, Analysis, Size, Share, Outlook and Forecast to 2020

August 3, 2015 - 7:45am
The study on the Nanozirconia market provides forecasts, market size, trends, growth drivers and restraints based on primary and secondary research. An in-depth geographical analysis forms an integral...

Kalam: versatility personified

August 1, 2015 - 8:16am
A nationalist thinker, his view of India’s progress was visionary and envisaged an India for the next generation. “Is this polymeric nanofibre patch bio-degradable?” The question was not part of...

Self-Healing Nano Anti-rust Coatings Market 2015 - Global Industry Survey, Analysis, Size, Share, Outlook and Forecast to 2020

August 1, 2015 - 7:45am
The Self-Healing Nano Anti-rust Coatings market has evolved appreciably over the last few years and continues to do so. This makes it imperative for stakeholders in the Self-Healing Nano Anti-rust Coa...

Nano Spray Instrument Market 2015 - Global Industry Survey, Analysis, Size, Share, Outlook and Forecast to 2020

August 1, 2015 - 7:45am
The Global Nano Spray Instrument Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Nano Spray Instrument industry.

Nanocellulose Market 2015 - Global Industry Survey, Analysis, Size, Share, Outlook and Forecast to 2020

August 1, 2015 - 7:45am
The report titled Nanocellulose recently added to the research database presents an executive level overview of the Global Nanocellulose Market 2015. It provides an in-depth analysis and evaluation of...

Heating and cooling with light leads to ultrafast DNA diagnostics

August 1, 2015 - 7:45am
New technology developed by bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, promises to make a workhorse lab tool cheaper, more portable and many times faster by accelerating the heating and c...

Theoretical Physicists at Freie Universität Berlin Develop New Insights into Interface between Classical and Quantum Worlds

August 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists at Freie Universität Berlin in the group of physics professor Jens Eisert developed a novel method for gaining insight into the complex behavior of mechanical systems at the micro and nano...

Nanomaterials In Cosmetic And Personal Care Market 2015 - Global Industry Survey, Analysis, Size, Share, Outlook and Forecast to 2020

August 1, 2015 - 7:45am
The new research report, titled Global Nanomaterials In Cosmetic And Personal Care Industry 2015 provides an analytical view of the global Nanomaterials In Cosmetic And Personal Care market, with ke...

IEEE Photonics Society Applauds Rochester on Integrated Photonics Institute Win

August 1, 2015 - 7:45am
As a sponsor of the National Photonics Initiative (NPI), an alliance of top scientific societies uniting industry and academia to raise awareness of photonics, the IEEE Photonics Society congratulates...

Springer and Tsinghua University Press present the second Nano Research Award: Paul Alivisatos of the University of California Berkeley receives the honor for outstanding contributions in nanoscience

August 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Paul Alivisatos, Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California (UC) Berkeley's Samsung Distinguished Professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, has received...

Publication on Atomic Force Microscopy based nanoscale IR Spectroscopy (AFM-IR) persists as a 2015 top downloaded paper

July 30, 2015 - 7:45am
High interest in AFM-IR and AFM based nanoscale chemical characterization reflected in Applied Spectroscopy publication download statistics.