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UNIST researchers engineer transformer-like carbon nanostructure

June 14, 2017 - 7:45am
A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has engineered a new type of carbon nanomaterials, capable of changing shapes and colors depending on the type of solvents used. Such materials have attracted muc...

Tests show no nanotubes released during utilisation of nanoaugmented materials

June 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Recent research on the most novel additive – single wall carbon nanotubes – has demonstrated an impressive result: in contrast to conventional additives, no protruding particles appear and no free-sta...

Mussels add muscle to biocompatible fibers: Rice University chemists develop hydrogel strings using compound found in sea creatures

June 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Rice University chemists can thank the mussel for putting the muscle into their new macroscale scaffold fibers.

New diode features optically controlled capacitance: Israeli researchers have developed a new optically tunable capacitor with embedded metal nanoparticles, creating a metal-insulator-semiconductor diode that is tunable by illumination.

June 14, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers at the Israel Institute of Technology has developed a new capacitor with a metal-insulator-semiconductor (MIS) diode structure that is tunable by illumination. The capacitor, whi...

Making vessels leaky on demand could aid drug delivery:Rice University scientists use magnets and nanoparticles to open, close gaps in blood vessels

June 12, 2017 - 7:45am
The endothelial cells that line blood vessels are packed tightly to keep blood inside and flowing, but scientists at Rice University and their colleagues have discovered it may be possible to selectiv...

X-ray Study Reveals Way to Control Molecular Vibrations that Transmit Heat: Findings open new pathway for "tuning" materials to ease or insulate against the flow of heat, sound, and other forms of energy

June 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new way to track dynamic molecular features in soft materials, including the high-frequency molecula...

Carbodeon demonstrates NanoDiamond nickel coatings with enhanced tribological properties

June 12, 2017 - 7:45am
New generation of affordable NanoDiamond coatings can reduce wear rate by as much as 85 percent, with Vickers hardness of as much as 1030 Hv after annealing, without increasing surface friction.

Seeing the invisible with a graphene-CMOS integrated device

June 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Silicon based CMOS (Complementary metal-oxide semiconductors) technology has truly shaped our world. It enables most of the electronics that we rely on today including computers, smartphones and digit...

Electrocatalyst nanostructures key to improved fuel cells, electrolyzers

June 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Stabilization of ultrathin (hydroxy)oxide films on transition metal substrates for electrochemical energy conversion Zhenhua Zeng1, Kee-Chul Chang2, Joseph Kubal1, Nenad M. Markovic2 and Jeffrey Gree...

Park Systems Introduces Park NX12 for Unsurpassed Affordable High Resolution NanoScale Imaging Required for Advanced Analytical Chemistry, Materials Research, and Multi-User Facility

June 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Park Systems, world-leading manufacturer of Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM), just announced new Park NX12, an affordable versatile platform for analytical chemistry and electrochemistry researchers and...

Nanobiotix's promising data from Phase I/II head and neck cancer trial presented at ASCO

June 10, 2017 - 7:45am
· Very good safety profile with no AEs and SAEs in stage III/IV in frail patients older than 70 years old · 7 out 9 patients had Complete Reponse at 10% dose level or more ·...

The 2017 Winners for Generation Nano

June 8, 2017 - 1:20pm
Generation Nano challenges high school students to imagine novel superheroes who use the power of nanotechnology to solve crimes or tackle a societal challenge. Washington DC - infoZine - The Nati...

IBM Research Alliance Builds New Transistor for 5nm Technology: Less than two years since announcing a 7nm test chip, scientists have achieved another breakthrough

June 8, 2017 - 7:45am
IBM (NYSE: IBM), its Research Alliance partners GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Samsung, and equipment suppliers have developed an industry-first process to build silicon nanosheet transistors that will enable 5...

Scientists Design Molecular System for Artificial Photosynthesis: System is designed to mimic key functions of the photosynthetic center in green plants to convert solar energy into chemical energy stored by hydrogen fuel

June 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Photosynthesis in green plants converts solar energy to stored chemical energy by transforming atmospheric carbon dioxide and water into sugar molecules that fuel plant growth. Scientists have been tr...

Plasmonics could bring sustainable society, desalination tech

June 8, 2017 - 7:45am
The emerging field of plasmonics could bring advances in chemical manufacturing, usher in new clean and sustainable technologies and desalination systems to avert a future global water crisis.

In atomic propellers, quantum phenomena can mimic everyday physics

June 8, 2017 - 7:45am
In molecules there are certain groups of atoms that are able to rotate. This movement occurs under the influence of random stimuli from the environment and is not continuous but occurs in jumps. It is...

Ultra-stable perovskite solar cell remains stable for more than a year

June 6, 2017 - 7:45am
Perovskite solar cells promise cheaper and efficient solar energy, with enormous potential for commercialization. But even though they have been shown to achieve over 22% power-conversion efficiency,...

Nanosized silicon heater and thermometer combined to fight cancer

June 6, 2017 - 7:45am
Russian physicists from ITMO University have found out that spherical silicon nanoparticles can be effectively heated up, and simultaneously emit light depending on their temperature. According to the...

JPK announces collaboration with Abberior Instruments to demonstrate STED capability with their NanoWizard® AFM systems with the opening of a new demonstration facility in their Berlin headquarters

June 6, 2017 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, is pleased to announce a new demonstration capability at their Berlin headq...

The synchronized dance of skyrmion spins: Computer simulations reveal new insights into skyrmion particles, which are promising for next-generation information storage and processing devices

June 4, 2017 - 7:45am
In recent years, excitement has swirled around a type of quasi-particle called a skyrmion that arises as a collective behavior of a group of electrons. Because they're stable, only a few nanometers in...