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New optical chip lights up the race for quantum computer

August 18, 2015 - 7:45am
The microprocessor inside a computer is a single multipurpose chip that has revolutionised people's life, allowing them to use one machine to surf the web, check emails and keep track of finances.

Black phosphorus surges ahead of graphene: A Korean team of scientists tune BP's band gap to form a superior conductor, allowing for the application to be mass produced for electronic and optoelectronics devices

August 16, 2015 - 7:45am
A Korean team of scientists tune BP's band gap to form a superior conductor, allowing for the application to be mass produced for electronic and optoelectronics devices

Exercise-induced hormone irisin is not a 'myth'

August 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Irisin, a hormone linked to the positive benefits of exercise, was recently questioned to exist in humans. Two recent studies pointed to possible flaws in the methods used to identify irisin, with com...

Attosecond Electron Catapult

August 16, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of physicists and chemists from the Laboratory of Attosecond Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics has studied the interaction of light wi...

Lehigh University-DuPont tribology research seeks to reduce wear and waste

August 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Friction and wear consume 2 to 6 percent of an industrialized nation’s GDP. In the United States, that amounts to hundreds of billions of dollars each year. 

Rice, Penn State open center for 2-D coatings: National Science Foundation selects universities to develop atom-thin materials with industry partners

August 16, 2015 - 7:45am
A new center at Rice University and Pennsylvania State University will study, in collaboration with industry, the development of atom-thin two-dimensional coatings for a variety of uses.

Advance in photodynamic therapy offers new approach to ovarian cancer

August 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Oregon State University have made a significant advance in the use of photodynamic therapy to combat ovarian cancer in laboratory animals, using a combination of techniques that achieve...

Nano-Scientists' Efforts Lead to Curing Nerve Injuries

August 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian nanotechnology researchers from Sharif University of Technology produced a laboratorial sample of nerve conduction channel.

Possibility to Produce Nanofibers with Controlled Size

August 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effective parameters on the production of polymeric nanofibers through electrospinning method.

Sediment dwelling creatures at risk from nanoparticles in common household products

August 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Exeter highlight the risk that engineered nanoparticles released from masonry paint on exterior facades, and consumer products such as zinc oxide cream, could have o...

Aculon Launches “Loaded” Ecommerce Site

August 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Aculon, Inc., a leading supplier of nanocoatings today announces the launch of their “loaded” ecommerce site to enable their customers to more easily acquire their products. The site will have a broa...

New spectroscopy technique provides unprecedented insights about the reactions powering fuel cells Nanotech-enabled chip developed at UCLA can analyze chemical reactions more accurately than large machines

August 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute have developed a dramatically advanced tool for analyzing how chemicals called nanocatalysts convert chemical reactions into electricity.

Quantum computing advance locates neutral atoms

August 14, 2015 - 7:45am
For any computer, being able to manipulate information is essential, but for quantum computing, singling out one data location without influencing any of the surrounding locations is difficult. Now, a...

Flexible, biodegradable device can generate power from touch (video)

August 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Long-standing concerns about portable electronics include the devices' short battery life and their contribution to e-waste. One group of scientists is now working on a way to address both of these se...

Markus Lusser is New President of Leica Microsystems

August 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Markus Lusser is the new President and Director of Leica Microsystems, headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany. This appointment became effective July 1, 2015. He succeeds Andries Peter Jan van den Broek wh...

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. CEO Announces PCAOB Audit, Next Generation Of Current Products, New Products, New Website, New Global Outreach Program

August 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC PINK: INTK), a global leader in nanotechnology-based energy saving solutions, today released the following statement from the CEO/CTO and Co-Founder of Industrial Nanot...

Nanotech wound healing in diabetes

August 13, 2015 - 7:45am
People with diabetes mellitus often suffer from impaired wound healing. Now, scientists in Egypt have developed antibacterial nanofibres of cellulose acetate loaded with silver that could be used in a...

XEI Scientific appoints EM Resolutions as Distributor for the UK & Irish markets

August 13, 2015 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific Inc, maker of the popular EVACTRON® De-Contaminator™ Plasma Cleaning System for electron microscopes and other vacuum chambers, has appointed EM Resolutions Limited as their exclusive d...

Deben reports on the use of their CT5000 tensile/compression stage at the Centre for X-ray Tomography at Ghent University (UGCT) Belgium

August 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, reports on the use of the CT5000 tensile/compression stage at the Centr...

Paving the way for a faster quantum computer: Unordered quantum computation: Improved efficiency

August 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Since its conception, quantum mechanics has defied our natural way of thinking, and it has forced physicists to come to grips with peculiar ideas. Although they may be difficult to digest, quantum phe...