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How harmful are nano-copper and anti-fungal combinations in the waterways?

November 3, 2017 - 7:45am
A recently published article in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, "Effects of Micronized and Nano-Copper Azole on Marine Benthic Communities" explores the risks to the smallest creatures in aqua...

Nanoparticles with pulse laser controlled antibacterial properties

November 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are known to have excellent antibacterial properties and are considered by many to be a strong contender in the critical search for an answer to antibiotic-resistant bacte...

Researchers greenlight gas detection at room temperature

November 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Russian researchers have developed a mechanism for detecting molecular hydrogen using green light to illuminate a nanocrystalline composite sensor based on zinc and indium oxides. For the first time,...

Atomic scale Moiré patterns to push electronic boundaries?

November 1, 2017 - 12:03pm
An atomic scale version of the phenomenon that forms interference patterns on television displays may help electronics design to push the current limits of size and speed. Moiré patterns occur on...

Ames Laboratory, UConn discover superconductor with bounce

November 1, 2017 - 7:46am
The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has discovered extreme "bounce," or super-elastic shape-memory properties in a material that could be applied for use as an actuator in the harshest of...

Picosun’s ALD nanolaminates improve lifetime and reliability of electronic circuit boards

November 1, 2017 - 7:46am
Picosun Oy, leading provider of advanced Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) solutions for global industries, has invented an ALD-based method(*) with which the operational lifetime and reliability of print...

JPK reports the research of the Schwille Group at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry near Munich using the NanoWizard® ULTRA Speed AFM

November 1, 2017 - 7:46am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the Schwille Research Group at the Max Planck Institute of Bioch...

Halas wins American Physical Society's Lilienfeld Prize: Rice University nanoscientist honored for pioneering research in plasmonics

November 1, 2017 - 7:46am
The American Physical Society (APS) has awarded Rice University nanoscientist Naomi Halas the prestigious 2018 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize.

GTC Shanghai Highlights GF’s Momentum in China: Company shares details of technology roadmap and customer adoption in the world’s fastest-growing market for semiconductors

October 31, 2017 - 7:45am
The 2017 GLOBALFOUNDRIES Technology Conference (GTC) was held today in Shanghai, with GF executives, customers, partners and leaders in the Chinese semiconductor industry gathering to discuss the tech...

Nanobiotix completes patient inclusion for Phase II/III trial of NBTXR3 in soft tissue sarcoma

October 28, 2017 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering new approaches to the treatment of cancer, today announced that it has completed patient inclusi...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5635(c)(4)

October 28, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that as an inducement to entering into employment with the Company, on October 17, 2017, eight new employees were awarded "inducement" gr...

Researchers bring optical communication onto silicon chips: Ultrathin films of a semiconductor that emits and detects light can be stacked on top of silicon wafers

October 26, 2017 - 7:46am
The huge increase in computing performance in recent decades has been achieved by squeezing ever more transistors into a tighter space on microchips.

Nanotube fiber antennas as capable as copper: Rice University researchers show their flexible fibers work well but weigh much less

October 26, 2017 - 7:46am
Fibers made of carbon nanotubes configured as wireless antennas can be as good as copper antennas but 20 times lighter, according to Rice University researchers. The antennas may offer practical adva...

Arrowhead Presents Promising Preclinical Data on Development of ARO-AAT for Treatment of Alpha-1 Liver Disease at Liver Meeting(R) 2017

October 26, 2017 - 7:46am
Data Presented in Late Breaking Poster Company Expects to File Clinical Trial Application in First Quarter 2018 to Begin First-in-Human Studies of ARO-AAT

A step closer to understanding quantum mechanics: Swansea University’s physicists develop a new quantum simulation protocol

October 25, 2017 - 7:45am
For most everyday experiences, such as riding a bicycle, using a lift or catching a ball, classical (Newtonian) mechanics is perfectly accurate. However, at atomic and subatomic scales Nature is de...

Creation of coherent states in molecules by incoherent electrons

October 23, 2017 - 7:46am
In a breakthrough experiment using a novel negative ion momentum imaging technique, researchers from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai India and Open University, Milton Kyenes, UK have sh...

Novel 'converter' heralds breakthrough in ultra-fast data processing at nanoscale: Invention bagged four patents and could potentially make microprocessor chips work 1,000 times faster

October 23, 2017 - 7:46am
Advancement in nanoelectronics, which is the use of nanotechnology in electronic components, has been fueled by the ever-increasing need to shrink the size of electronic devices in a bid to produce sm...

Strange but true: turning a material upside down can sometimes make it softer

October 23, 2017 - 7:46am
There’s no way that turning a material upside down makes it any softer, right? Wrong! Through the combined effect of two properties inherent to certain types of crystal, flexoelectricity and piezoelec...

Leti Coordinating Project to Develop Innovative Drivetrains for 3rd-generation Electric Vehicles: CEA Tech’s Contribution Includes Liten’s Knowhow in Magnetic Materials and Simulation And Leti’s Expertise in Wide-bandgap Semiconductors

October 23, 2017 - 7:46am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced a new European Horizon 2020 project to develop innovative electric drivetrains for third-generation electric vehicles.

MIPT scientists revisit optical constants of ultrathin gold films

October 23, 2017 - 7:46am
Researchers at MIPT have conducted highly precise measurements of the optical constants of ultrathin gold films with thicknesses ranging from 20 to 200 billionths of a meter in the optical part of the...