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Novel nozzle saves crystals: Double flow concept widens spectrum for protein crystallography

March 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists are interested in the spatial structure of proteins, as it reveals much about the workings of these biomolecules. This knowledge can lead to a better understanding of the functions of biomo...

AIM Photonics Welcomes Coventor as Newest Member: US-Backed Initiative Taps Process Modeling Specialist to Enable Manufacturing of High-Yield, High-Performance Integrated Photonic Designs

March 22, 2017 - 7:45am
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Nanocages for gold particles: what is happening inside?

March 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have used high-resolution crystallography to uncover the mechanism behind protein-assisted synthesis of gold nanoparticles, providing a platform for designi...

Researchers develop groundbreaking process for creating ultra-selective separation membranes: Discovery could greatly improve energy-efficiency of separation and purification processes in the chemical and petrochemical industries

March 20, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has developed a groundbreaking one-step, crystal growth process for making ultra-thin layers of material with molecular-sized pores. Research...

Harris & Harris Group Issues Its Financial Statements as of December 31, 2016, Posts Its Annual Shareholder Letter, And Will Host a Conference Call for Shareholders on Friday, March 17, 2017

March 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), reported today that, as of December 31, 2016, its net asset value and net asset value per share were $72,255,610 and $2.34, respectively. The Company's Annu...

Intertronics introduce new nanoparticle deagglomeration technology

March 20, 2017 - 7:45am
The tendency for some nanoparticles to agglomerate or cluster into denser masses can lead to homogeneity and performance issues in their subsequent use. Existing methodologies to de-agglomerate them d...

Nanogate Expands Sustainability Management: Nanogate publishes a statement of compliance with the German Sustainability Code for the first time

March 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanogate AG, a leading global specialist for design-oriented high-tech surfaces and components, has submitted its first statement of compliance with the German Sustainability Code (Deutscher Nachhalti...

Optical fingerprint can reveal pollutants in the air: Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have proposed a new, sophisticated method of detecting molecules with sensors based on ultra-thin nanomaterials

March 18, 2017 - 7:45am
More efficient sensors are needed to be able to detect environmental pollution. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have proposed a new, sophisticated method of detecting molecules with s...

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...