Nanotech-Now

Syndicate content Nanotechnology Now
The most recent news stories from Nanotechnology Now
Updated: 1 day 7 hours ago

President Obama Meets U.S. Laureates of 2014 Kavli Prizes

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
At the White House on Thursday, July 31, President Barack Obama welcomed the four American laureates of the 2014 Kavli Prizes - prizes awarded to scientists who have made seminal advances in the field...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Stanford researchers seek 'Holy Grail' in battery design: Pure lithium anode closer to reality with development of protective layer of interconnected carbon domes

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Engineers across the globe have been racing to design smaller, cheaper and more efficient rechargeable batteries to meet the power storage needs of everything from handheld gadgets to electric cars.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Taking the guesswork out of cancer therapy: New molecular test kit predicts patient’s survival and drug response

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers and doctors at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) have co-developed the first molecular...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Study finds physical link to strange electronic behavior: Neutron measurements offer new clues about iron-based superconductor

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have new clues this week about one of the baffling electronic properties of the iron-based high-temperature superconductor barium iron nickel arsenide. A Rice University-led team of U.S., G...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Arrowhead to Report Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results- Conference Call Scheduled for Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it will report its financial results for the fiscal 2014 third qu...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Air Force’s 30-year plan seeks 'strategic agility'

August 1, 2014 - 1:08pm
By building systems that are capable, affordable and exportable, the Air Force can simultaneously strengthen its defense capabilities at lower cost and increase transparency and interoperability with...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. to Publish PCAOB Audited Financials

August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK: INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced that Company expects to publish audited financials for the full f...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Nanostructured metal-oxide catalyst efficiently converts CO2 to methanol: Highly reactive sites at interface of 2 nanoscale components could help overcome hurdle of using CO2 as a starting point in producing useful products

August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered a new catalytic system for converting carbon dioxide (CO2) to methanol-a key commodity used to create...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Carnegie Mellon Chemists Create Nanofibers Using Unprecedented New Method

August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel method for creating self-assembled protein/polymer nanostructures that are reminiscent of fibers found in living cells. The work offe...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Pressure probing potential photoelectronic manufacturing compound

August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Molybdenum disulfide is a compound often used in dry lubricants and in petroleum refining. Its semiconducting ability and similarity to the carbon-based graphene makes molybdenum disulfide of interest...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

NanoScience: Giants of the Infinitesimal

August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
The 21st century is at the beginning of an invisible revolution. As our scientific understanding of the natural world develops, we are learning to form new materials with astonishing properties, enabl...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This safe, noninvasive method for assessing the function and properties of th...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Nanometrics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 28, 2014.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

East China University of Science and Technology Purchases Nanonex Advanced Nanoimprint Tool NX-B200

August 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanonex Corporation, the inventor of nanoimprint lithography and the world's leading provider in nanoimprint lithography solutions with the longest history, announces the purchase of Nanonex's NX-B200...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Watching Schrödinger's cat die (or come to life): Steering quantum evolution & using probes to conduct continuous error correction in quantum computers

July 30, 2014 - 6:06pm
One of the famous examples of the weirdness of quantum mechanics is the paradox of Schrödinger's cat. If you put a cat inside an opaque box and make his life dependent on a random event, when does...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

From Narrow to Broad

July 30, 2014 - 6:06pm
Electromagnetic absorbers based on plasmonic and metamaterial structures are of great interest for many areas as narrowband absorbers. A variety of approaches have been proposed to achieve broadband a...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

FLAG-ERA and TNT2014 join efforts: Graphene Networking at its higher level in Barcelona: Encourage the participation in a joint transnational call

July 30, 2014 - 6:06pm
On the occasion of the TNT2014 International Conference, a Graphene Networking Event organized by FLAG-ERA will take place in Barcelona, the 27th of October.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

New Objective Focusing Nanopositioner from nPoint

July 30, 2014 - 6:06pm
The nPFocus1000 is the latest addition to nPoint's nanopositioning lineup. This new piezo stage is designed to position an objective lens over 1000 µm with speed and accuracy.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

University of Manchester selects Anasys AFM-IR for coatings and corrosion research

July 30, 2014 - 6:06pm
Anasys Instruments reports on the recent installation of an AFM-IR system at the Corrosion & Protection Centre, part of the School of Materials at the University of Manchester for use by the group of...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Nature inspires a greener way to make colorful plastics

July 30, 2014 - 6:06pm
Long before humans figured out how to create colors, nature had already perfected the process — think stunning, bright butterfly wings of many different hues, for example. Now scientists are tapping i...
Categories: Nanotechnology News