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Nanosensors on the alert for terrorist threats: Scientists interested in the prospects of gas sensors based on binary metal oxide nanocomposites
Scientists from the Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ICP RAS) and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have demonstrated that sensors based on...
Light drives single-molecule nanoroadsters: Rice University scientists part of international team demonstrating untethered 3-wheelers
Scientists at Rice University and at the University of Graz, Austria, are driving three-wheeled, single-molecule "nanoroadsters" with light and, for the first time, seeing how they move.
Nanomaterials for neurology: State-of-the-art: This research article by Dr. María Fernanda Veloz-Castillo has been published in CNS & Neurological Disorders -- Drug Targets, Volume 15, Issue 10, 2016
Despite the numerous challenges associated with the application of nanotechnology in neuroscience, it promises to have a significant impact on our understanding of how the nervous system works, how it...
Trace metal recombination centers kill LED efficiency: UCSB researchers warn that trace amounts of transition metal impurities act as recombination centers in gallium nitride semiconductors
Using cutting-edge first-principles calculations, researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have demonstrated the mechanism by which transition metal impurities iron in parti...
Leti Provides New Low-noise Image Technology to French SME PYXALIS; Will Be Demonstrated at Vision 2016 in Stuttgart
Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, and PYXALIS, a French SME specializing in high-performance image sensors, today announced a new technology that lowers readout noise for image sensors down to 0.5 elect...
Forge Nano raises $20 million in Series A Funding: Nano coating technology innovator Forge Nano will use funding to expand manufacturing capacity and grow Lithium-Ion battery opportunities
Forge Nano, formerly PneumatiCoat Technologies, a Colorado-based startup that has innovated a breakthrough technology to enable precision nano coatings at scale for manufacturing of products such as L...
Diamond nanothread: Versatile new material could prove priceless for manufacturing: Would you dress in diamond nanothreads? It's not as far-fetched as you might think
Would you dress in diamond nanothreads? It's not as far-fetched as you might think. And you'll have a Brisbane-based carbon chemist and engineer to thank for it.
Nanobionic spinach plants can detect explosives: After sensing dangerous chemicals, the carbon-nanotube-enhanced plants send an alert
Spinach is no longer just a superfood: By embedding leaves with carbon nanotubes, MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that inform...
Researchers nearly reached quantum limit with nanodrums: Extremely accurate measurements of microwave signals can potentially be used for data encryption based on quantum cryptography and other purposes
Researchers at Aalto University and the University of Jyväskylä have developed a new method of measuring microwave signals extremely accurately. This method can be used for processing quantum informat...
Physicists induce superconductivity in non-superconducting materials: Novel method also can improve efficiency in known superconducting materials
Researchers at the University of Houston have reported a new method for inducing superconductivity in non-superconducting materials, demonstrating a concept proposed decades ago but never proven.
Prototype device for measuring graphene-based electromagnetic radiation created: Russian scientists have created a prototype device for measuring graphene-based electromagnetic radiation
Bolometer is a device for measuring electromagnetic radiation energy flow based on measurement of variations of physical parameters of thermosensitive element as a result of heating by absorption of r...
With Associate Professor Egill Skulason from the University of Iceland, Garden will create new nanoparticle catalysts that can selectively convert nitrate to nitrogen without generating harmful by-pro...
News from Quorum: The Biomedical Imaging Unit at the University of Southampton uses Quorum coating system as a general purpose work station
Quorum Technologies, market and technology leaders in electron microscopy coating and cryogenic preparation products, report on the use of their Q150T ES combined sputter coating and carbon coating sy...
EM Resolutions, manufacturers and suppliers of tools and accessories for users of electron microscopes, launches the EM-Storr vacuum sample storage container.
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) will make presentations at the following upcoming events:
The results from the 3rd SUN annual meeting showed great advancement of the project. The meeting was held in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK on 4-5 October 2016 where the project partners presented the result...
The Sustainable Nanotechnologies Projects Final Events: Bringing Nano Environmental Health and Safety Assessment to the Wider Discussion on Risk Governance of Key Enabling Technologies
The EU FP7 Sustainable Nanotechnologies (SUN) Project is coming to its end in March 2017. The project has designed its final events to serve as an effective platform to communicate the main results ac...
An international research team has proved the existence of spin-spirals in a quantum liquid. They emerge at low temperatures from the magnetic moments ("spins") of manganese scandium thiospinel single...
Oxford Instruments announces the launch of the Io the most compact and easy to use Cryofree continuous cooling solution for milliKelvin devices
Oxford Instruments is pleased to announce its latest new product within the Cryofree® cooling systems family the Io. As part of the companys ongoing innovation strategy, the launch of Io will furth...
Midwater ocean creatures use nanotech camouflage: Optical coatings on crustaceans appear to be living bacteria
Crustaceans that thrive in the vastness of the open ocean have no place to hide from their predators.