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MEMS & Sensors Industry Group Reveals Tech Showcase Finalists --MSIG hosts competition for unique MEMS/sensors demos at MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress, 11/10/16 in Scottsdale, AZ

October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG)’s annual MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase at MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress® 2016 (November 9-11, 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ) highlights some of the newest and mo...

Nexeon Establishes Base in Asia

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Nexeon - the UK company developing advanced silicon materials for next generation rechargeable (Li-ion) batteries - has announced the opening of an office and development laboratory in Japan. Nexeon J...

Marconi inspires Rice University design for 1-terabit wireless: Researchers will use pulse-radio technology to speed wireless data rates

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Rice University wireless researchers are taking a page from radio inventor Guglielmo Marconi to create the first laser-free, wireless system capable of delivering 1 terabit of data per second.

The University of Bristol uses Kleindiek micromanipulators and the application of SEMGlu in their research on materials from the Japanese nuclear power plant accident at Fukushima

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
EM Resolutions, manufacturers and suppliers of tools and accessories for users of electron microscopes, report on the research of Peter Martin from the University of Bristol. He is applying Kleindiek...

'Atomic sandwiches' could make computers 100X greener

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have engineered a material that could lead to a new generation of computing devices, packing in more computing power while consuming a fraction of the energy that today's electronics requi...

Comet dust under the microscope

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Comet dust from the Rosetta mission is providing insights into the origins of our Solar System. A research project focussing on the dust, which is supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF and being...

Participate in the development of Malaysia’s National Graphene Action Plan 2020

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Kuala Lumpur will host the 1st edition of Graphene Malaysia International Conference ( 08-09 November, 2016.

Metamaterial uses light to control its motion

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties. The device, which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial, operates through a unique mechanism...

Core technology springs from nanoscale rods: Rice University lab turns nanorods into multistate switches with an electron beam

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have discovered how to subtly change the interior structure of semi-hollow nanorods in a way that alters how they interact with light, and because the changes are reversible...

UCLA chemists report new insights about properties of matter at the nanoscale: Research may lead to new, smaller molecular machines

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
UCLA nanoscience researchers have determined that a fluid that behaves similarly to water in our day-to-day lives becomes as heavy as honey when trapped in a nanocage of a porous solid, offering new i...

When Push Comes to Shove: Size Matters for Particles in Bloodstream

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Connecticut have uncovered new information about how particles behave in our bloodstream, an important advancement that could help pharmaceutical scientists develop mo...

New, carbon-nanotube tool for ultra-sensitive virus detection and identification

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
A new tool that uses a forest-like array of vertically-aligned carbon nanotubes that can be finely tuned to selectively trap viruses by their size can increase the detection threshold for viruses and...

New advances in solar cell technology: Bringing the dream of utilizing cost-effective renewable energy resources into reality

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
With the high environmental cost of conventional energy sources and the finite supply of fossil fuels, the importance of renewable energy sources has become much more apparent in recent years. However...

Unmasking new drivers of stomach cancer: Study advances understanding of stomach cancer progression and could lead to new therapeutic targets and improved clinical outcomes

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists have uncovered a new class of master control elements in stomach cancer called “super-enhancers”, which control critical cancer genes and proteins required for stomach tumours to survive an...

Free webinar on Wednesday 19th October at 15:00 BST: Discover Oxford Instruments’ latest process innovation: SiC via etch for RF device manufacture

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
SiC is becoming an increasingly important material, particularly in the arena of high performance GaN RF devices using SiC as a substrate. A smooth via etch through the SiC is essential to enable thes...

Strem Chemicals SURPASSES CHEMSTEWARDS® REQUIREMENTS Strem Chemicals Qualifies for SOCMA’s “Excellence” Ranking

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Strem Chemicals’ Newburyport, MA facility announced today that as a result of exceeding key performance requirements for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA) ChemStewards® pro...

Exotic property confirmed in natural material could lead to fundamental studies

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Auxetic Black Phosphorus: A 2D Material with Negative Poisson's Ratio Yuchen Du1,3, Jesse Maassen1,3,4,*, Wangran Wu1,3, Zhe Luo2,3, Xianfan Xu2,3,*, and Peide D. Ye1,3,* 1 School of Electric...

CNRS molecular machine pioneer Jean-Pierre Sauvage receives the 2016 Nobel prize in chemistry

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, a CNRS researcher from 1971 to 2014 and currently professor emeritus at the Université de Strasbourg, has been awarded the 2016 Nobel prize in chemistry, jointly with Sir James Fr...

National Nanotechnology Day Is October 9th: Schools, labs, and institutions across the country are hosting events, writing articles, and planning activities for the first annual National Nano Day celebration

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
National Nanotechnology Day, a series of events and activities led by the U.S. nanotechnology community, is an annual opportunity to inform the public and stakeholders about nanotechnology and its ben...

Manufacturing microspheres: Technique mass-produces uniform, encapsulated particles for pharmaceuticals, many other uses

October 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Microencapsulation, in which a tiny particle of one material is encased within a shell made from another, is widely used in pharmaceuticals manufacturing and holds promise for other areas, such as sel...