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Stretchable nano-devices towards smart contact lenses: Researchers at RMIT University and the University of Adelaide have joined forces to create a stretchable nano-scale device to manipulate light

February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at RMIT University and the University of Adelaide have joined forces to create a stretchable nano-scale device to manipulate light.

Kellogg researchers develop new nanoparticle with potential to treat ocular cancer: Using nanoparticles to kill tumor cells inside the eye

February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center have developed a new nanoparticle that uses a tumor cell's protective mechanism against itself -- short-circuiting tumor cell metabolism an...

Material deformation at atomic scale resembles avalanches

February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
The rearrangement of particles in materials during deformation, such as when a spoon is bent, doesn’t occur independently, but rather resembles highly collective avalanches that span the entire materi...

Nanocomposite Sensors Detect Toxic Gases

February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shiraz University in association with their colleagues from South Korea synthesized nanocomposites to be used in the production of sensors to detect toxic gases and gas pollut...

Iranian Scientists Build Fuel Cells with Appropriate Performance at High Temperature

February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology produced nanocomposite membranes that are able to improve performance of fuel cells at high temperature.

Oxford Instruments and SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH sign agreement for Nanonis Tramea quantum transport measurement system

February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments and SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH have entered an agreement whereby Oxford Instruments NanoScience will be the sole distributor of SPECS Nanonis TrameaTM quantum transport measur...

CU-Boulder ultrafast microscope used to make slow-motion electron movie

February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Colorado Boulder researchers have demonstrated the use of the world's first ultrafast optical microscope, allowing them to probe and visualize matter at the atomic level with mind-bendin...

Parvus' nanotechnology treatment reprograms immune cells to reverse autoimmune disease: Research findings published in Nature

February 19, 2016 - 7:45am
• Nanotechnology Approach Restores Glucose Regulation and Motor Function in In Vivo Preclinical Models of Diabetes and Multiple Sclerosis, Respectively; Joint Swelling and Destruction Resolved in In V...

UTA researchers devise more efficient materials for solar fuel cells

February 19, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Texas at Arlington chemists have developed new high-performing materials for cells that harness sunlight to split carbon dioxide and water into useable fuels like methanol and hydrogen g...

Graphene becomes superconductive -- Electrons with 'no mass' flow with 'no resistance'

February 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene is a single-atomic carbon sheet with a hexagonal honeycomb network (Fig. 1). Electrons in graphene take a special electronic state called Dirac-cone where they behave as if they have no mass...

Haydale Win Major Research Grant Awards

February 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Haydale, a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, has announced that it has been awarded a number of research grants, totalling £350k, which will help accelerate...

UC Riverside Engineering Department Launches Online Degrees

February 19, 2016 - 7:45am
The University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering recently announced its partnership with Pearson to create a new online degree program in engineering, with specializations in bi...

Save the Date: D-Wave Systems, HZO and Metabolon to Present at Harris & Harris Group's Annual Meeting, Tuesday June 7, 2016, the New York Genome Center

February 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, announced today that it will be hosting a morning of presentations from three of its p...

Advance could aid development of nanoscale biosensors

February 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Imagine a hand-held environmental sensor that can instantly test water for lead, E. coli, and pesticides all at the same time, or a biosensor that can perform a complete blood workup from just a singl...

Light used to measure the 'big stretch' in spider silk proteins

February 17, 2016 - 7:45am
While working to improve a tool that measures the pushes and pulls sensed by proteins in living cells, biophysicists at Johns Hopkins say they've discovered one reason spiders' silk is so elastic: Pie...

The Gravity of the National Space Society's Vision!

February 17, 2016 - 7:45am
We, the members of the National Space Society, believe exploring the unknown is one of the things that drives our vision of "people living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth, and the...

A new spin on quantum computing: Scientists train electrons with microwaves: Experiment with Berkeley lab-developed material shows promise for quantum information processing

February 17, 2016 - 7:45am
In what may provide a potential path to processing information in a quantum computer, researchers have switched an intrinsic property of electrons from an excited state to a relaxed state on demand us...

Engineering material magic: Utah engineers discover groundbreaking semiconducting material that could lead to much faster electronics

February 17, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Utah engineers have discovered a new kind of 2D semiconducting material for electronics that opens the door for much speedier computers and smartphones that also consume a lot less power...

Graphene leans on glass to advance electronics: Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cells

February 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene, the two-dimensional powerhouse, packs extreme durability, electrical conductivity, and transparency into a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon. Despite being heralded as a breakthrough "wonder ma...

A metal that behaves like water: Researchers describe new behaviors of graphene

February 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene is going to change the world -- or so we've been told. Since its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the wonder material that could replace silicon in...