Nanotech-Now

Syndicate content Nanotechnology Now
The most recent news stories from Nanotechnology Now
Updated: 1 day 9 hours ago

Quick Method Found for Synthesis of Organic Compounds with Less Pollution

September 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists from Kashan University used nanotechnology in the synthesis of an organic compound which can be used in solar cells.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Smallest-possible diamonds form ultra-thin nanothread

September 26, 2014 - 7:45am
A team including Carnegie's Malcolm Guthrie and George Cody has, for the first time, discovered how to produce ultra-thin "diamond nanothreads" that promise extraordinary properties, including strengt...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Graphene and Amaranthus Superparamagnets: Breakthrough nanoparticles discovery of Indian researcher

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Ms.T.Theivasanthi, a woman researcher of India has innovated superparamagnetic materials from graphene and a plant Amaranthus dubius. She has already made superparamagnetic materials from some mixed p...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

New NIH/DOE Grant for Life Science Studies at NSLS-II: Funding will support operation of three powerful experimental stations designed to reveal detailed structures of proteins, viruses, and more

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Much of our understanding of how living things function comes from knowledge of structures-atomic details of enzymes that catalyze the processes of life, the receptors that are docking stations for vi...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

BSA Distinguished Lecture Tuesday, 10/14: 'LCLS: A Stunning New View Through X-ray Laser Eyes'

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Chi-Chang Kao, director of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Tuesday, Oct. 14...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II Approved to Start Routine Operations: Milestone marks transition to exciting new chapter

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has approved the start of routine operations at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) at Brookhaven National Laboratory, beginning a period of signific...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Southampton scientists grow a new challenger to graphene

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from the University of Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) has developed a new way to fabricate a potential challenger to graphene.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Future flexible electronics based on carbon nanotubes: Study in Applied Physics Letters show how to improve nanotube transistor and circuit performance with fluoropolymers

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Northwestern University have demonstrated a new method to improve the reliability and performance of transistors and circuits based on carbon nan...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Nanotubes help healing hearts keep the beat: Rice University, Texas Children’s Hospital patch for defects enhances electrical connections between cells

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Carbon nanotubes serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through new pediatric heart-defect patches invented at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital.

Categories: Nanotechnology News

Immune system is key ally in cyberwar against cancer: Rice University study yields new two-step strategy for weakening cancer

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Research by Rice University scientists who are fighting a cyberwar against cancer finds that the immune system may be a clinician's most powerful ally.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Los Alamos Researchers Uncover New Properties in Nanocomposite Oxide Ceramics for Reactor Fuel, Fast-Ion Conductors: Misfit dislocations are key to transport properties across material interfaces

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanocomposite oxide ceramics have potential uses as ferroelectrics, fast ion conductors, and nuclear fuels and for storing nuclear waste, generating a great deal of scientific interest on the structur...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Production of Organometallic Frameworks in Least Possible Time

September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used a combined method to produce organometallic frameworks at nanometric scale.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Nanobiosym Global Summit Convenes World Experts in Cambridge to Democratize Healthcare: Summit Will Focus on Early Adopters of Disruptive Technology to Personalize, Mobilize and Decentralize the Next Generation of Healthcare

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanobiosym, a leading nanotechnology firm, announced today the agenda for the annual Nanobiosym Global Initiative Summit, which will be held on the Harvard Campus on Saturday September 27th and Sunday...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Iranian Scientists Separate Zinc Ion at Low Concentrations

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in designing and synthesizing an engineering structure for separation of zinc ion.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Iranian Researchers Synthesize Stable Ceramic Nanopowders at Room Temperature

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology proposed a new method for the production of stable ceramic nanopowders with applications in various industries, including aerospace, ceramic p...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Arrowhead to Present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Bruce Given, M.D., Arrowhead's chief operating officer, will pres...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) Receives NIST Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 Award to Produce Greater than 99% Semiconducting Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
SWeNTs patented CoMoCAT® Technology and NIST Separation Technology will Yield Scalable, Affordable and Chirally-Pure SWCNTs Crucial for Numerous Electronics Applications.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Toward optical chips: A promising light source for optoelectronic chips can be tuned to different frequencies

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Chips that use light, rather than electricity, to move data would consume much less power — and energy efficiency is a growing concern as chips' transistor counts rise.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

New research points to graphene as a flexible, low-cost touchscreen solution

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
New research published today in the journal Advanced Functional Materials suggests that graphene-treated nanowires could soon replace current touchscreen technology, significantly reducing production...
Categories: Nanotechnology News

CiQUS researchers design an artificial nose to detect DNA differentiation with single nucleotide resolution

September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
As they have published in the prestigious journal Small, this is a method of identification of nucleic acids based on the generation pattern (bar code) inspired by our olfactory system. The difference...
Categories: Nanotechnology News