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Rice expands graphene repertoire with MRI contrast agent: Metal-free fluorinated graphene shows no signs of toxicity in cell culture tests

November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene, the atomically thin sheets of carbon that materials scientists are hoping to use for everything from nanoelectronics and aircraft de-icers to batteries and bone implants, may also find use a...

Trickling electrons: Close to absolute zero, the particles exhibit their quantum nature

November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
What would happen if an electric current no longer flowed, but trickled instead? This was the question investigated by researchers working with Christian Ast at the Max Planck Institute for Solid Stat...

When crystal vibrations' inner clock drives superconductivity: Tweaking equations to drive greater superconductivity-inducing crystal vibrations proves theoretical possibility of creating higher temperature superconductors

November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Superconductivity is like an Eldorado for electrons, as they flow without resistance through a conductor. However, it only occurs below a very low critical temperature. Physicists now believe they can...

Computers made of genetic material? HZDR researchers conduct electricity using DNA-based nanowires

November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Tinier than the AIDS virus -- that is currently the circumference of the smallest transistors. The industry has shrunk the central elements of their computer chips to fourteen nanometers in the last s...

Semiconductor-free microelectronics are now possible, thanks to metamaterials

November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have fabricated the first semiconductor-free, optically-controlled microelectronic device. Using metamaterials, engineers were able to build a micro...

Harris & Harris Group Issues Business Update and Reports Financial Statements as of September 30, 2016

November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), reported today that, as of September 30, 2016, its net asset value and net asset value per share were $75,322,949 and $2.44, respectively. The Company's Qua...

Spin liquid on a peak: Modelling of a magnetic material unveils an unusual state of matter that promises to advance the field of condensed matter

November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
A little frustration can make life interesting. This is certainly the case in physics, where the presence of competing forces that cannot be satisfied at the same time - known as frustration - can lea...

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Announces Plans to Spin Off New Product Line to Major Paint Compan

November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC PINK: INTK), a global leader in nanotechnology-based energy saving solutions, today announces that the Company plans to sell its newest product line, designed for the ho...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Heparc-2004 Study

November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) is providing an update on its Heparc-2004 clinical study of ARC-520, its therapeutic candidate under clinical investigation for the treatment of chronic...

HKU chemists develop world's first light-seeking synthetic Nanorobot

November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of researchers led by Dr Jinyao Tang of the Department of Chemistry, the University of Hong Kong, has developed the world's first light-seeking synthetic Nano robot. With size comparable to a b...

Shedding light on the formation of nanodroplets in aqueous solutions of polar organics: A team of Russian researchers uses laser light in two different ways to understand the dynamics of polar organic liquids, dissolved in water

November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of researchers in Russia worked together to shed new light on the heterogeneous nature of a polar organic liquid mixed with water. They used laser light as a tool in two ways, dynamic light sca...

Controlling the properties of matter in two-dimensional crystals

November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
By creating atomic chains in a two-dimensional crystal, researchers at Penn State believe they have found a way to control the direction of materials properties in two and three dimensional crystals w...

Keystone Nano Announces The US FDA Has Awarded Orphan Drug Designation For Ceramides For The Treatment Of Liver Cancer

November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Keystone Nano is pleased to announce that that it has received orphan drug status for the use of Ceramide to treat Liver Cancer from the FDA. This very important designation provides key benefits to...

Nanocellulose in medicine and green manufacturing: American University professor develops method to improve performance of cellulose nanocrystals

November 8, 2016 - 7:45am
What if you could take one of the most abundant natural materials on earth and harness its strength to lighten the heaviest of objects, to replace synthetic materials, or use it in scaffolding to grow...

Scientists set traps for atoms with single-particle precision: Technique may enable large-scale atom arrays for quantum computing

November 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Atoms, photons, and other quantum particles are often capricious and finicky by nature; very rarely at a standstill, they often collide with others of their kind. But if such particles can be individu...

Bruker Introduces Nanoscratch Capability for Nanomechanical Testing: New Option Expands Thin Film Characterization Capabilities of the NanoForce System

November 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Bruker’s Nano Surfaces Division today announced the release of a nanoscale scratch option for its NanoForce Nanomechanical Testing System. The new option brings the industry-leading low-noise floor, p...

Engineers develop new magnetic ink to print self-healing devices that heal in record time

November 8, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed a magnetic ink that can be used to make self-healing batteries, electrochemical sensors and wearable, textile-based electric...

First time physicists observed and quantified tiny nanoparticle crossing lipid membrane

November 8, 2016 - 7:45am
This discovery may raise concerns about safety of nanomaterials for public health and may suggest to revise the security norms at nanoscale bringing attention to the safety of nanomaterials in general...

'Nanoparticle taxicab' materials can identify, collect and transport debris on surfaces: Scientists at UMass Amherst have developed new polymer-stabilized droplet carriers that can identify and encapsulate nanoparticles for transport in a cell, a "pick up

November 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Inspired by proteins that can recognize dangerous microbes and debris, then engulf such material to get rid of it, polymer scientists led by Todd Emrick at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have...

New technique for creating NV-doped nanodiamonds may be boost for quantum computing

November 8, 2016 - 7:45am
“Novel synthesis and properties of pure and NV-doped nanodiamonds and other nanostructures” Authors: Jagdish Narayan and Anagh Bhaumik, North Carolina State University Published: Nov. 2, Materia...