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Camera for the nano-cosmos: Dresden researchers develop an all-purpose optical method for observing physical, chemical or biological processes at the nanoscale

August 11, 2015 - 7:45am
To gain even deeper insights into the smallest of worlds, the thresholds of microscopy must be expanded further. Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) and the TU Dresden, in co...

New ORNL hybrid microscope offers unparalleled capabilities

August 11, 2015 - 7:45am
A microscope being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory will allow scientists studying biological and synthetic materials to simultaneously observe chemical and physic...

Tantalizing discovery may boost memory technology: Rice University scientists make tantalum oxide practical for high-density devices

August 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists at Rice University have created a solid-state memory technology that allows for high-density storage with a minimum incidence of computer errors.

Caltech Announces Discovery in Fundamental Physics

August 11, 2015 - 7:45am
When the transistor was invented in 1947 at Bell Labs, few could have foreseen the future impact of the device. This fundamental development in science and engineering was critical to the invention of...

Nano Electrolyte Additives Increase Efficiency of Solar Cells

August 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Kashan studied the effects of using phosphate electrolyte additives with commercial titanium dioxide nanoparticles on the production of dye-sensitized solar cel...

Scientists Apply Semi-Conductive, Magnetic Photocatalysts to Purify Wastewater

August 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Science and Technology produced nanoparticles at the laboratorial scale that can purify contaminated wastewater with high efficiency.

Copper clusters capture and convert carbon dioxide to make fuel

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Capture and convert--this is the motto of carbon dioxide reduction, a process that stops the greenhouse gas before it escapes from chimneys and power plants into the atmosphere and instead turns it in...

Laboratorial Production of High-Temperature Ceramic Nanofibers in Iran

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Space Transportation System Department of Iran's Space Research Center succeeded in the laboratorial production of ceramic nanofibers made of cheap and biocompatible raw materials with...

Silicone Nanostructures Increase Capacity, Durability of Lithium Ion Batteries

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from University of Tehran produced and studied the performance of amorphous silicon nanosturcutre in lithium ion batteries.

Flexible dielectric polymer can stand the heat

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Easily manufactured, low cost, lightweight, flexible dielectric polymers that can operate at high temperatures may be the solution to energy storage and power conversion in electric vehicles and other...

Researchers develop drug-loaded nanocapsules that hijack the body’s clotting agents and then self-destruct

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Australian researchers funded by the National Heart Foundation are a step closer to a safer and more effective way to treat heart attack and stroke via nanotechnology.

Oxford Instruments is ‘Bringing the Nanoworld Together (BTNT)’ in India for the fourth time

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
The fourth in the series of nanotechnology seminars is being held by Oxford Instruments at IIT Madras, Chennai, India on 3rd and 4th November 2015, showcasing cutting edge nanotechnology tools and the...

Global Nano Calcium Carbonate Industry 2015: Acute Market Reports

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
New Market Research Reports Title "Global Nano Calcium Carbonate Industry 2015: Acute Market Reports" Has Been Added to Report Database.

Lightning reshapes rocks at the atomic level, Penn study finds

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
At a rock outcropping in southern France, a jagged fracture runs along the granite. The surface in and around the crevice is discolored black, as if wet or covered in algae. But, according to a new pa...

Keystone Nano Awarded Contract from National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop Novel Influenza Therapy

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Keystone Nano is pleased to announce it has been awarded a SBIR contract from the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to apply the NanoJacket technology to create a novel ce...

Sandcastles inspire new nanoparticle binding technique

August 9, 2015 - 7:45am
"Nanocapillary-mediated magnetic assembly of nanoparticles into ultraflexible filaments and reconfigurable networks" Authors: Bhuvensh Bharti and Orlin D. Velev, North Carolina State University; An...

Molecular trick alters rules of attraction for non-magnetic metals

August 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time how to generate magnetism in metals that aren't naturally magnetic, which could end our reliance on some rare and toxic elements currently used.

Two spin liquids square off in an iron-based superconductor: Changes in short-range, transient order in competing liquid-like phases precede onset of superconductivity

August 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Despite a quarter-century of research since the discovery of the first high-temperature superconductors, scientists still don't have a clear picture of how these materials are able to conduct electric...

“Yolks” and “shells” improve rechargeable batteries: Aluminum could give a big boost to capacity and power of lithium-ion batteries

August 7, 2015 - 7:45am
One big problem faced by electrodes in rechargeable batteries, as they go through repeated cycles of charging and discharging, is that they must expand and shrink during each cycle — sometimes doublin...

Omni Nano and Time Warner Cable Partner to Provide Nanotechnology Education to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Los Angeles: A $10,000 Donation to Benefit Youth of Los Angeles County's Boys & Girls Clubs

August 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Omni Nano is honored to announce a partnership with Time Warner Cable's (TWC) Connect a Million Minds initiative to educate our youth about nanotechnology and opportunities in STEM (science, technolog...