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Rice's Tour to testify before Congress Wednesday

March 16, 2017 - 7:45am
James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Chemistry, professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering at Rice University, will testify before the U.S. House Committee o...

Leti to Release Versatile SensiNact IoT Platform for Open-Source Development: Middleware Collects, Aggregates and Secures Scripting of Data From Multiple Devices via Virtually Any IoT Communication Protocol

March 16, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced the release of its middleware for the SensiNact Internet of Things (IoT) platform for open-source development.

New nanofiber marks important step in next generation battery development

March 16, 2017 - 7:45am
One of the keys to building electric cars that can travel longer distances and to powering more homes with renewable energy is developing efficient and highly capable energy storage systems.

Discovery in new material raises questions about theoretical models of superconductivity

March 16, 2017 - 7:45am
The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has successfully created the first pure, single-crystal sample of a new iron arsenide superconductor, CaKFe4As4, and studies of this material have calle...

TriboTEX Uses Nanotechnology to Improve the Efficiency of Old Vehicles

March 16, 2017 - 7:45am
TriboTEX has launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring to the market their anisotropic flat nanoparticle-with functionally different sides ( sticlky/Slippery) which creates self-forming films and reve...

MIPT physicists predict the existence of unusual optical composites

March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Physicists from MIPT have predicted the existence of transparent composite media with unusual optical properties. Using graphics card based simulations, scientists studied regular volume structures co...

Perovskite edges can be tuned for optoelectronic performance: Layered 2D material improves efficiency for solar cells and LEDs

March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
In the eternal search for next generation high-efficiency solar cells and LEDs, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and their partners are creating innovative 2D layered hybrid perovskites t...

Imaging the inner workings of a sodium-metal sulfide battery for first time: Understanding how the structural and chemical makeup of the material changes during the charge/discharge process could help scientists advance battery design for future energy st

March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Sometimes understanding how a problem arises in the first place is key to finding its solution. For a team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, taking...

Rice lab expands palette for color-changing glass: Nanophotonics team creates low-voltage, multicolor, electrochromic glass

March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Rice University's latest nanophotonics research could expand the color palette for companies in the fast-growing market for glass windows that change color at the flick of an electric switch.<...

Leti Announces Backside Shield that Protects Microchips from Physical Attacks

March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced it has developed a shield that can help protect electronic devices against physical attacks from the chips’ backside. Integrated circuits (ICs)...

Biophysicists propose new approach for membrane protein crystallization

March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of scientists from the Laboratory for Advanced Studies of Membrane Proteins at MIPT, Research Center Jülich (Germany), and Institut de Biologie Structurale (France) have developed a new approac...

JPK’s NanoWizard® AFM systems are used at the University of Sheffield to understand soft matter and biological systems at the molecular scale

March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, works closely with users at the University of Sheffield where their NanoWiz...

Space energy technology restored to make power stations more efficient: Scientists use graphene to reinvent abandoned heat energy converter technology

March 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Satellite-powering technology that was abandoned decades ago has been reinvented to potentially work with traditional power stations to help them convert heat to electricity more efficiently, meaning...

Nanoengineers 3-D print biomimetic blood vessel networks

March 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have 3D printed a lifelike, functional blood vessel network that could pave the way toward artificial organs and regenerative therapies.

A SOI wafer is a suitable substrate for gallium nitride crystals: Improved characteristics in power electronics and radio applications can be achieved by using a SOI wafer for gallium nitride growth

March 12, 2017 - 7:45am
In cooperation with Okmetic Oy and the Polish ITME, researchers at Aalto University have studied the application of SOI (Silicon On Insulator) wafers, which are used as a platform for manufacturing di...

Graphene sheets capture cells efficiently: New method could enable pinpoint diagnostics on individual blood cells

March 10, 2017 - 7:45am
A single cell can contain a wealth of information about the health of an individual. Now, a new method developed at MIT and National Chiao Tung University could make it possible to capture and analyze...

Applied Graphene Materials plc - Significant commercial progress in AGM’s three core sectors

March 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Ahead of the Company’s interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2017, which are expected to be announced on 11th April 2017, Applied Graphene Materials, the producer of specialty graphene m...

New research could trigger revolution in computer electronics manufacturing

March 8, 2017 - 7:45am
A pioneering new technique to produce cutting-edge, versatile microchips could revolutionize the speed, efficiency and capability of the next generation of computers.

New optical nanosensor improves brain mapping accuracy, opens way for more applications: Potassium-sensitive fluorescence-imaging method shines light on chemical activity within the brain

March 8, 2017 - 7:45am
A new optical nanosensor enabling more accurate measurement and spatiotemporal mapping of the brain also shows the way forward for design of future multimodal sensors and a broader range of applicatio...

Most Complex Nanoparticle Crystal Ever Made by Design: Possible applications include controlling light, capturing pollutants, delivering therapeutics

March 8, 2017 - 7:45am
•New crystal nanostructures are far more complex than others •Tour de force demonstration of controlling nanoparticle shape and connections •Researchers use DNA in smart way to build the complex cry...