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New Nanocomposite Designed in Iran for Production of Supercapacitors

September 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a nanocomposite that can increase the capacity of electrochemical capacitors as an electrode.

Nanozeolites Eliminate Medications from Pharmaceutical Plants Wastewater

September 12, 2015 - 7:29am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology designed laboratorial nanosorbents that help the removal and purification of medications existing in the wastewater of industrial pharmaceu...

Special Laboratorial Sensor Measures Anti-Diabetes Drug

September 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used a simple and cost effective method to design a laboratorial sample of sensor with high selectivity and sensitivity.

Ultrafast uncoupled magnetism in atoms: A new step towards computers of the future

September 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Future computers will require a magnetic material which can be manipulated ultra-rapidly by breaking the strong magnetic coupling. A study has been published in Nature Communications today in which Sw...

New Ebola test could help curb disease spread: Using magnetic nanoparticles means simpler, cheaper diagnosis

September 11, 2015 - 7:45am
A new Ebola test that uses magnetic nanoparticles could help curb the spread of the disease in western Africa. Research published in Biosensors and Bioelectronics shows that the new test is 100 times...

First superconducting graphene created by UBC researchers

September 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, the ultra-thin, ultra-strong material made from a single layer of carbon atoms, just got a little more extreme. University of British Columbia (UBC) physicists have been able to create the f...

Hybrid solar cell converts both light and heat from sun's rays into electricity (video)

September 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists have developed a new hybrid, solar-energy system that harnesses the full spectrum of the sun's radiation by pairing a photovoltaic cell with polymer films. The films convert the light that...

Science provides new way to peer into pores: Rice University lab finds technique to characterize nanoscale spaces in porous materials

September 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists led a project to "see" and measure the space in porous materials, even if that space is too small or fragile for traditional microscopes.

Physicists catch a magnetic wave that offers promise for more energy-efficient computing

September 11, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of physicists has taken pictures of a theorized but previously undetected magnetic wave, the discovery of which offers the potential to be an energy-efficient means to transfer data in consumer...

Realizing carbon nanotube integrated circuits: Encapsulation layers keep carbon nanotube transistors stable in open air

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Individual transistors made from carbon nanotubes are faster and more energy efficient than those made from other materials. Going from a single transistor to an integrated circuit full of transistors...

Artificial 'plants' could fuel the future: By combining semiconducting nanowires and bacteria, researchers can now produce liquid fuel. Three pioneers in the field of synthetic photosynthesis discuss the potential of this technology and the challenges tha

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Imagine creating artificial plants that make gasoline and natural gas using only sunlight. And imagine using those fuels to heat our homes or run our cars without adding any greenhouse gases to the at...

Silicon nanoparticle is a new candidate for an ultrafast all-optical transistor

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists from the Department of Nanophotonics and Metamaterials at ITMO University have experimentally demonstrated the feasibility of designing an optical analog of a transistor based on a single s...

Nanonics Imaging Ltd Receives 2015 Microscopy Today Innovation Award

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanonics Imaging Ltd Receives 2015 Microscopy Today Innovation Award Nanonics is the proud recipient of the 2015 Microscopy Today Innovation Award for development of the CryoView MP system for low t...

Electrically Conductive Graphene Enhanced Composites for Aerospace Applications

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale Composite Solutions Ltd (HCS), a subsidiary of graphene specialists - Haydale, has entered into a collaborative 18 month research project awarded and managed by the National Aerospace Technolo...

Nanoparticles -- small but unique

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a new way to study nanoparticles one at a time, and have discovered that individual particles that may seem identical in fact can have ve...

Researchers use laser to levitate, glowing nanodiamonds in vacuum: Work represents first step towards a levitated system combining optical, spin and mechanical degrees of freedom

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have, for the first time, levitated individual nanodiamonds in vacuum. The research team is led by Nick Vamivakas at the University of Rochester who thinks their work will make extremely s...

Effects of Calcium Carbonate as Drug Nanocarriers Studied in Iran

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
The use of calcium carbonate in drug delivery applications has been highly interesting to researchers in recent years.

Nanoporous gold sponge makes DNA detector: Possible new rapid tests for human, animal, plant pathogens

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Sponge-like nanoporous gold could be key to new devices to detect disease-causing agents in humans and plants, according to UC Davis researchers.

Rice researchers demo solar water-splitting technology: Process uses light-harvesting nanoparticles, captures energy from 'hot electrons'

September 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University researchers have demonstrated an efficient new way to capture the energy from sunlight and convert it into clean, renewable energy by splitting water molecules.

New nanomaterial maintains conductivity in three dimensions: International team seamlessly bonds CNTs and graphene

September 7, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team of scientists has developed what may be the first one-step process for making seamless carbon-based nanomaterials that possess superior thermal, electrical and mechanical propert...