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Super graphene can help treat cancer

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Silver is often used as a coating on medical equipment used for chemotherapy. The problem is that this silver coating can break down drugs. Now, researchers have found a graphene coating that will hel...

Graphene-based film can be used for efficient cooling of electronics

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a method for efficiently cooling electronics using graphene-based film. The film has a thermal conductivity capacity that is four times...

Scientists Apply Magnetic Nanoparticles to Eliminate Cancerous Cells

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Tehran synthesized magnetic nanoparticles that showed appropriate function in treating cancer.

JPK announces releases the next generation BioAFM - the NanoWizard® 4 BioScience AFM

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, announces the launch of their fourth generation of life science, market-lea...

Graphene gets competition: Layered semiconducting black arsenic phosphorus as an alternative to silicon

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, the only one atom thick carbon network, achieved overnight fame with the 2010 Nobel Prize. But now comes competition: Such layers can also be formed by black phosphorous. Chemists at the Tec...

Depletion and enrichment of chlorine in perovskites observed

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
After performance breakthroughs in 2012, a new class of organic-inorganic absorber material for solar cells has raised worldwide attention. These organometallic halide perovskites are low cost, easy t...

Human color vision gives people the ability to see nanoscale differences

July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
The human eye is an amazing instrument and can accurately distinguish between the tiniest, most subtle differences in color. Where human vision excels in one area, it seems to fall short in others, su...

Tunneling out of the surface

July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
A research team comprising scientists from Tohoku University, RIKEN, the University of Tokyo, Chiba University and University College London have discovered a new chemical reaction pathway on titanium...

Super graphene helps boost chemotherapy treatment: Replacing silver coating on catheters with graphene increases treatment effect

July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Chemotherapy treatment usually involves the patient receiving medicine through an intravenous catheter. These catheters, as well as the the equipment attached to them, are treated with a silver coatin...

IRT Nanoelec Partners Achieve 3D Chip-stacking Technology & 3D Network-on-chip Framework for Digital Processing

July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
IRT Nanoelec, an R&D consortium focused on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) using micro- and nanoelectronics, and its partners CEA-Leti, STMicroelectronics and Mentor Graphics have rea...

Industrial Scale Production of Functionalised Graphitic Carbon Nanomaterials

July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale, a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, has announced a collaboration with listed Australian technology materials development company, Talga Resources...

Renishaw adds Raman analysis to Scanning Electron Microscopy at the University of Sydney, Australia

July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Renishaw, a world leader in metrology and spectroscopy technologies, reports on the use of its SEM-SCA interface at the Vibrational Spectroscopy Core Facility of the University of Sydney.

Nanocomposites Improve Tire Properties

July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers tried to overcome the challenge of tire abrasion in an optimum manner by using nanotechnology.

Evident Thermoelectrics Announces Launch of World's-First Thermoelectric Product Based on Skutterudite Material Technology

July 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Evident Thermoelectrics today announced the launch of the world's first thermoelectric product using skutterudite material technology - the Evident Skutterudite Test Kit. This thermoelectric material,...
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Expert presentations and practical demonstrations impress nanoparticle characterization seminar attendees

July 8, 2015 - 7:45am
A series of highly interactive 2-day seminars delivered by Malvern Instruments, which encompassed expert presentations and ‘up close’ practical workshops showcasing the latest in nanoparticle charact...
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Sensor technology can improve accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis, research shows

July 8, 2015 - 7:45am
New research has shown how a smart sensor chip, able to pick up on subtle differences in glycoprotein molecules, can improve the accuracy and efficiency of prostate cancer diagnosis.
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Could black phosphorus be the next silicon? New material could make it possible to pack more transistors on a chip, research suggests

July 8, 2015 - 7:45am
As scientists continue to hunt for a material that will make it possible to pack more transistors on a chip, new research from McGill University and Université de Montréal adds to evidence that black...
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A cool way to form 2-D conducting polymers using ice: POSTECH scientists develop breakthrough technique to easily optimize electrical properties of Polyaniline nanosheets to an unprecedented level in an environmental-friendly and inexpensive way

July 8, 2015 - 7:45am
A piece of deep frozen ice and electronic gadgets may seem to have little connection (except that they are both 'cool' to have on you), but ice could now play a role in opening a new era in the electr...
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Superconductor could be realized in a broken Lorenz invariant theory

July 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Today theoretical physicists are facing the difficulty that General Relativity is not (pertubatively) renormalizable, and find that it is very hard to construct the quantum theory of gravity with LI....
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New technique enables magnetic patterns to be mapped in 3-D

July 8, 2015 - 7:45am
An international collaboration has succeeded in using synchrotron light to detect and record the complex 3-D magnetization in wound magnetic layers. This technique could be important in the developmen...
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