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Inspiring with Nano: NNCO Highlights a Suite of Education and Outreach Activities

January 28, 2016 - 7:45am
As highlighted in the White House blog today, the National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with NBC Learn, has launched Nanotechnology: Super Small Science, a series of videos for middle and...

NBC LEARN DEBUTS SIX-PART VIDEO SERIES, “NANOTECHNOLOGY: SUPER SMALL SCIENCE” Produced by NBC Learn in partnership with the National Science Foundation, and narrated by NBC News/MSNBC’s Kate Snow, series highlights leading research in nanotechnology

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
How can some things be so small, and yet so significant? A new video series produced by NBC Learn, the educational arm of the NBCUniversal News Group, in partnership with the National Science Foundat...

Leti to Host Workshop on New Photonics Applications During SPIE Photonics West: Researchers also Will Present Four Invited Papers At Feb. 13-18 Conference, 14 Papers, Overall

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Leti will host a workshop from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, during SPIE Photonics West, focusing on some of its recent developments in photonics applications. Leti researchers also will present four...

FLEXcon shares insights on developments and safety guidelines in nanotechnology: FLEXcon hosted New England Nanotechnology Association event, discussing latest industry activities and innovations

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, hosted a New England Nanotechnology Association (NENA) event to discuss the newest industry developments and to share information regarding sa...

Deep Space Industries teams with UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory to demonstrate autonomous spacecraft maneuvering: SFL and DSI demonstrate enabling technology for low-cost asteroid missions and constellations

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
The world’s first demonstration of autonomous spacecraft maneuvering was recently completed by Silicon Valley-based Deep Space Industries (DSI) and the Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) of Toronto, Canada...

Highly efficient heavy metal ions filter

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
In November 2015, Brazil experienced an unparalleled environmental disaster. When two dams broke at an iron ore mine, a poisonous cocktail of heavy metals was sent pouring into the Rio Doce, reaching...

Graphene composite may keep wings ice-free: Rice University develops conductive material to heat surfaces, simplify ice removal

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
A thin coating of graphene nanoribbons in epoxy developed at Rice University has proven effective at melting ice on a helicopter blade.

Flexible and transparent pressure sensor

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Healthcare practitioners may one day be able to physically screen for breast cancer using pressure-sensitive rubber gloves to detect tumors, owing to a transparent, bendable and sensitive pressure sen...

Application of Nanofibrous Scaffolds; Approach to Grow, Convert Stem Cells into Cells to Cure Diseases

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced laboratorial samples of scaffolds made of nanofibers which have been designed to produce effective cells from stem cells to cure diseases, including diabetes and liver dis...

A new quantum approach to big data

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
From gene mapping to space exploration, humanity continues to generate ever-larger sets of data -- far more information than people can actually process, manage, or understand.

Graphenea increases capacity, reduces prices

January 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphenea announces reduced prices on products and increased production capacity in 2016. Improving the material quality of staple products remains a key strategy for Graphenea, alongside limited stra...

Microwaved nanotubes come up clean:Rice, Swansea scientists use household oven to help decontaminate carbon nanotubes

January 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Amid all the fancy equipment found in a typical nanomaterials lab, one of the most useful may turn out to be the humble microwave oven.

New sensors to combat the proliferation of bacteria in very high-humidity environments

January 24, 2016 - 7:45am
The engineer Aitor Urrutia has received his PhD with these devices that combine nanotechnology and fibre optics for use in hospitals or on industrial premises.

Nanostructured Coaings Produced in Iran to Protect Aircraft Bodies

January 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced special nanostructured coatings that can be used in aircraft bodies to protect them against heat.

Nanostructures Boost Efficiency of LEDs

January 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers increased the quality of blue light LEDs by using nanostructures in a new study the results of which can be applied in optical electronics and military industries.

Polymer nanowires that assemble in perpendicular layers could offer route to tinier chip components

January 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Since the 1960s, computer chips have been built using a process called photolithography. But in the past five years, chip features have gotten smaller than the wavelength of light, which has required...

Using light for targeted drug delivery could help fight tumors, local infections

January 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Some drug regimens, such as those designed to eliminate tumors, are notorious for nasty side effects. Unwanted symptoms are often the result of medicine going where it's not needed and harming healthy...

Bismuth-based nanoribbons show 'topological' transport, potential for new technologies

January 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Magnetic field-induced helical mode and topological transitions in a topological insulator nanoribbon Luis A. Jauregui1,2, Michael T. Pettes3†, Leonid P. Rokhinson1,2,4, Li Shi3,5 and Yong P. Chen1...

Nano-photonics meets nano-mechanics: Controlling on-chip nano-optics by graphene nano-opto-mechanics

January 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Active in situ control of light at the nanoscale remains a challenge in modern physics and in nanophotonics in particular. A promising approach is to take advantage of the technological maturity of na...

Vesper Collaborates with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Deliver First Piezoelectric MEMS Microphones: Acoustic sensing company works with top foundry to support mass-market consumer products

January 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Vesper, the technology leader in acoustic MEMS, announced today that it is collaborating with GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a leading provider of advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology, to deliver the wor...