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Los Alamos Offers New Insights Into Radiation Damage Evolution: TUnderstanding defects in materials aids in performance predictions

March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Two reports from Los Alamos National Laboratory this week in the Nature journal Scientific Reports are helping crack the code of how certain materials respond in the highly-damaging radiation environm...
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FEI Joins University of Ulm and CEOS on SALVE Project Research Collaboration: The Sub-Ångström Low Voltage Electron (SALVE) microscope should improve contrast and reduce damage on bio-molecules and two-dimensional nanomaterials, such as graphene

March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Germany's University of Ulm and Heidelberg-based CEOS GmbH to develop a sub-Ǻngström low-voltage electron microscope,...
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Caltech scientists develop cool process to make better graphene

March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
A new technique invented at Caltech to produce graphene--a material made up of an atom-thick layer of carbon--at room temperature could help pave the way for commercially feasible graphene-based solar...
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Rice fine-tunes quantum dots from coal: Rice University scientists gain control of electronic, fluorescent properties of coal-based graphene

March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene quantum dots made from coal, introduced in 2013 by the Rice University lab of chemist James Tour, can be engineered for specific semiconducting properties in either of two single-step process...
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Light as puppeteer: Controlling particles with light and microfibers

March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have demonstrated a more robust method for controlling single, micron-sized particles with light.

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30 years after C60: Fullerene chemistry with silicon: A long strived-for silicon dodecahedron synthesised at room temperature

March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
The discovery of the soccer ball-shaped C60 molecule in 1985 was a milestone for the development of nanotechnology. In parallel with the fast-blooming field of research into carbon fullerenes, researc...
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'Smart bandage' detects bed sores before they are visible to doctors

March 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, are developing a new type of bandage that does far more than stanch the bleeding from a paper cut or scraped knee. Thanks to advances in flexible e...
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Oxford Instruments announces Dr Isabel Guillamón as winner of the 2015 Nicholas Kurti Science Prize for Europe

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is delighted to announce the winner of the 2015 Nicholas Kurti Science Prize for Europe as Dr Isabel Guillamón, from the Condensed Matter Physics Department at the Universidad Autón...
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Q-Motion Miniature Piezo Nanopositioners

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Precision positioning systems specialist Physik Instrumente (PI) recently introduced a new series of miniaturized, piezo-driven linear positioners at the 2015 Photonics West conference -- the world's...
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NNI Releases Supplement to the President’s 2016 Budget: Budget provides $1.5 billion in funding; details progress on NSIs, collaborations between Federal agencies

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 provides $1.5 billion for the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), a continued Federal investment in support of the President's priorities and innovati...
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Nanotechnology Drug Delivery Market in the US 2012-2016 : Latest Report Available by Radiant Insights, Inc

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
RadiantInsights.com include new market research report on "Nanotechnology Drug Delivery Market Size, Share, Trneds & Analysis Report up to 2012-2016" to its huge collection of research reports.
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Maps predict strength of structures: Rice researchers' theory combines strength, stiffness and toughness of composites into a single design map

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Mother-of-pearl, the iridescent layer in the shells of some mollusks, inspired a Rice University study that will help scientists and engineers judge the ultimate strength, stiffness and toughness of c...
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A new method for making perovskite solar cells

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Research led by a Brown University Ph.D. student has revealed a new way to make light-absorbing perovskite films for use in solar cells.
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Symmetry matters in graphene growth: Rice researchers find subtle interactions with substrate may lead to better control

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
What lies beneath growing islands of graphene is important to its properties, according to a new study led by Rice University.
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Nano piano's lullaby could mean storage breakthrough

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated the first-ever recording of optically encoded audio onto a non-magnetic plasmonic nanostructure, opening the door to m...
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New remote control for molecular motors: It is now theoretically possible to remotely control the direction in which magnetic molecules spin, which opens the door to designing applications based on molecular motors

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
In the eyes of physicists, magnetic molecules can be considered as nanoscale magnets. Remotely controlling the direction in which they rotate, like spinning tops, may intuitively be difficult to achie...
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Scientists discover gecko secret

March 17, 2015 - 7:45am
In a world first, a research team including James Cook University scientists has discovered how geckos manage to stay clean, even in dusty deserts.
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NNI publishes report on carbon nanotube (CNT) commercialization

March 15, 2015 - 7:45am
The National Nanotechnology Initiative today published the proceedings of a technical interchange meeting on "Realizing the Promise of Carbon Nanotubes: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Pathway to C...
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New technology may double radio frequency data capacity: Columbia engineers invent nanoscale IC that enables simultaneous transmission and reception at the same frequency in a wireless radio

March 15, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of Columbia Engineering researchers has invented a technology--full-duplex radio integrated circuits (ICs)--that can be implemented in nanoscale CMOS to enable simultaneous transmission and rec...
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Silver implant nanotech killing infections: NC State Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Team Arms Implants With Battery-Activated Nanotechnology

March 15, 2015 - 7:45am
As the number of joint replacement surgeries in the U.S. grows, so are concerns about the complications of infection from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs." Biomedical engineers at NC State University...
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