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Superconductivity trained to promote magnetization: Russian scientist and her colleagues discovered the superconductivity effect, which will help to create future supercomputers

October 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Superconductivity, which is almost incompatible with magneticfield, under certain conditions is able to promote magnetization. Russian scientist Natalya Pugach from the Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear...

Nanoscale photodetector shows promise to improve the capacity of photonic circuits: Researchers at the University of Rochester have fabricated a device in which light can induce a current using a silver nanowire -- an important step toward harnessing ligh

October 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Photonic circuits, which use light to transmit signals, are markedly faster than electronic circuits. Unfortunately, they're also bigger. It's difficult to localize visible light below its diffraction...

Big range of behaviors for tiny graphene pores: Like biological channels, graphene pores are selective for certain types of ions

October 7, 2015 - 7:45am
The surface of a single cell contains hundreds of tiny pores, or ion channels, each of which is a portal for specific ions. Ion channels are typically about 1 nanometer wide; by maintaining the right...

Nanocellulose materials by design: New computational approach allows researchers to design cellulose nanocomposites with optimal properties

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Theoretically, nanocellulose could be the next hot supermaterial. A class of biological materials found within numerous natural systems, most notably trees, cellulose nanocrystals have captured res...

Extending a battery's lifetime with heat: Researchers from California Institute of Technology find that heat can break down the damaging branch-like structures that grow inside batteries, which may possibly be used to extend battery lifetimes

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Don't go sticking your electronic devices in a toaster oven just yet, but for a longer-lasting battery, you might someday heat them up when not in use. Over time, the electrodes inside a rechargeable...

Scientists found a natural nanostructure to control the flow of light

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Optical and photonic devices have become critical in current military and civil applications, such as laser weapons, remote sensing and infrared detection. Traditional optical devices are bulky and he...

Crystal clear: Thousand-fold fluorescence enhancement in an all-polymer thin film: Griffith University researchers report breakthrough due to novel and multi-layer Colloidal Photonic Crystal structure

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Griffith University scientists have made a remarkable breakthrough in the field of fluorescence enhancement via a discovery they believe could drive the next advances in sensor technology, energy savi...

Horizontal magnetic tunneling in a field-effect device integrated on Silicon

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
The choice for energy-efficient technologies is not a matter of price choice but it is slowly turning into a matter of heat. A work recently published in Nature’s Scientific Reports suggests devices f...

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Announces New Office in Arizona to Service the Company's New Regional and National Home Builders in Arizona and Nevada

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC PINK: INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology-based energy saving solutions, today announced that the Company is opening an office in Phoenix, AZ to service t...

Production of High Temperature Ceramics with Modified Properties in Iran

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Tabriz used graphite nanoparticles to produce laboratorial samples of high temperature ceramics which enjoy dense and nonporous structure with high fracture tou...

ISO Approves 2 Int'l Nanotechnology-Related Standards Proposed by Iran

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Two international standards proposed by the Islamic Republic of Iran to ISO were approved in the first stage of compilation process by the votes of 33 countries that are the main members of Nanotechno...

Sniffing out cancer with improved 'electronic nose' sensors

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists have been exploring new ways to "smell" signs of cancer by analyzing what's in patients' breath. In ACS' journal Nano Letters, one team now reports new progress toward this goal. The resear...

Scientists produce status check on quantum teleportation

October 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Mention the word 'teleportation' and for many people it conjures up "Beam me up, Scottie" images of Captain James T Kirk.

Hopes of improved brain implants

October 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Neurons thrive and grow in a new type of nanowire material developed by researchers in Nanophysics and Ophthalmology at Lund University in Sweden. In time, the results might improve both neural and re...

New Processes in Modern ReRAM Memory Cells Decoded

October 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Resistive memory cells or ReRAMs for short are deemed to be the new super information-storage solution of the future. At present, two basic concepts are being pursued, which, up to now, were associate...

Researchers measure how specific atoms move in dielectric materials

October 3, 2015 - 7:45am
“Electric-field-induced local and mesoscale structural changes in polycrystalline dielectrics and ferroelectrics” Authors: Tedi-Marie Usher and Jacob L. Jones, North Carolina State University; Igor...

Semiconductor nanoparticles show high luminescence in a polymer matrix: Highly luminescent semiconductor nanoparticles immobilized in a polymer matrix using environmentally benign supercritical CO2

October 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Semiconductor nanocrystals known as quantum dots (QDs) are increasingly being used as photoluminescent materials in bio-imaging, photonics, and optoelectronic applications. However, these QDs must hav...

Graphene Has a Place on the Hype Cycle, Says European Flagship Director

October 1, 2015 - 10:12am
Two years ago, the European Commission announced the Graphene Flagship, a 10-year, €1 billion effort to help move graphene out of research labs and into commercial applications. The massive effort, wh...

A micro-supercapacitor with unmatched energy storage performance

October 1, 2015 - 7:45am
A micro-supercapacitor made using a new electrode reached an energy density 1,000 times greater than existing electrochemical capacitors. With such a performance, comparable to current Li-ion micro-ba...

Researchers create first entropy-stabilized complex oxide alloys

October 1, 2015 - 7:45am
“Entropy-Stabilized Oxides” Authors: Christina M. Rost, Edward Sachet, Trent Borman, Ali Moballegh, Elizabeth C. Dickey, Dong Hou, Jacob L. Jones, and Jon-Paul Maria, North Carolina State Universit...