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Creating a new kind of metallic glass

December 13, 2017 - 7:46am
By shrinking samples of metallic glass to nanoscale size, Yale researchers have discovered they can create new materials with potentially new applications.

Wheat gets boost from purified nanotubes: Rice University toxicity study shows plant growth enhanced by -- but only by -- purified nanotubes

December 13, 2017 - 7:46am
The introduction of purified carbon nanotubes appears to have a beneficial effect on the early growth of wheatgrass, according to Rice University scientists. But in the presence of contaminants, those...

Arrowhead Presents New Clinical Data Demonstrating a Sustained Host Response in Hepatitis B Patients Following RNAi Therapy — Up to 5.0 log10 reduction in HBsAg observed; data presented at HEP DART 2017 —

December 13, 2017 - 7:46am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) presented new data from the company's Phase 2 clinical study in patients that received multiple doses of ARC-520, the company's prior generation RNAi-bas...

Leti Integrates Hybrid III-V Silicon Lasers on 200mm Wafers with Standard CMOS Process

December 13, 2017 - 7:46am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, has integrated hybrid III-V silicon lasers on 200mm wafers using standard CMOS process flow. This breakthrough shows the way to transitioning away from 100mm wa...

Leti Breakthroughs Point Way to Significant Improvements in SoC Memories

December 12, 2017 - 7:46am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, demonstrated significant improvements in the field of memory systems at IEDM 2017 today.

Copper will replace toxic palladium and expensive platinum in the synthesis of medications: The effectiveness of copper nanoparticles as a catalyst has been proven

December 9, 2017 - 7:46am
Chemists of Ural Federal University with colleagues from India proved the effectiveness of copper nanoparticles as a catalyst on the example of analysis of 48 organic synthesis reactions. One of the a...

Chinese market opens up for Carbodeon nanodiamonds: Carbodeon granted Chinese Patent for Nanodiamond-containing Thermoplastic Thermal Compounds

December 8, 2017 - 7:45am
European nanodiamond producer Carbodeon has been granted a Chinese patent, number ZL201380050518.X, for its technology which enables detonation-synthesised diamond particles (nanodiamonds) to be combi...

Scientists make transparent materials absorb light

December 8, 2017 - 7:45am
A group of physicists from Russia, Sweden, and the U.S. has demonstrated a highly unusual optical effect: They managed to "virtually" absorb light using a material that has no light-absorbing capacity...

Going swimmingly: Biotemplates breakthrough paves way for cheaper nanobots: By using bacterial flagella as a template for silica, researchers have demonstrated an easier way to make propulsion systems for nanoscale swimming robots

December 8, 2017 - 7:45am
A feature of science fiction stories for decades, nanorobot potential ranges from cancer diagnosis and drug delivery to tissue repair and more. A major hurdle to these endeavors, however, is finding a...

Researchers advance technique to detect ovarian cancer: Rice, MD Anderson use fluorescent carbon nanotube probes to achieve first in vivo success

December 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have refined and, for the first time, run in vivo tests of a method that may allow nanotube-based probes to locate...

Leti Develops Low-Cost System for Improving Diagnosis and Treatment of Epilepsy: ‘Disruptive’ Magnetoencephalography System that also Lowers Costs and Enhances Scan Accuracy Wins Best Early Stage Innovation Award from European Commission

December 6, 2017 - 7:46am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced it has taken a major step toward development of next-generation magnetoencephalography (MEG) that could significantly reduce the cost of MEG sys...

Fast flowing heat in graphene heterostructures: Surprisingly fast heat flow from graphene to its surrounding

December 6, 2017 - 7:46am
Nanoscale heat flow plays a crucial role in many modern electronic and optoelectronic applications, such as thermal management, photodetection, thermoelectrics and data communication. Two-dimensional...

Deben reports on a new publication from scientists at La Trobe University in Australia where their CT500 stage is used in micro scanning tomography experiments to better understand ceramic matrix composites under load

December 6, 2017 - 7:46am
Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, reports on a publication in Microscopy & Microanalysis from the La Trob...

A transistor of graphene nanoribbons: Breakthrough in Nanoelectronics

December 6, 2017 - 7:46am
Graphene ribbons that are only a few atoms wide, so-called graphene nanoribbons, have special electrical properties that make them promising candidates for the nanoelectronics of the future: While gra...

Drug-delivering nanoparticles seek and destroy elusive cancer stem cells

December 5, 2017 - 7:46am
University of Illinois researchers are sending tiny drug-laden nanoparticles on a mission to seek and destroy cancer stem cells, the elusive and rare cells that can cause cancer to come back even when...

Emmanuel Sabonnadiere is Leti’s New CEO

December 2, 2017 - 7:46am
Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, today announced that Emmanuel Sabonnadiere has been named CEO, succeeding Marie-Noelle Semeria.

Printing Flexible Graphene Supercapacitors

December 1, 2017 - 8:50am
Graphene is being employed for ever more types of flexible products. Unfortunately, traditional microfabrication techniques limit the scalability of potentially application-ready technologies. The eco...

Graphene oxide making any material suitable to create biosensors: Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University have developed a new tool for biomedical research focused on single-cell investigation

December 1, 2017 - 7:45am
TPU scientist Raul Rodrigez and his colleagues from Lithuania and Germany were the first in the world to suggest how with the help of graphene oxide, in fact ordinary graphene as in pencils, but oxidi...

Tiny robots step closer to treating hard-to-reach parts of the body

November 29, 2017 - 7:46am
Tiny remotely operated robots could be designed to diagnose and treat illness in hard-to-reach areas of the human body, research suggests.

A material with promising properties: Konstanz scientist synthesizes an important ferromagnetic semiconductor

November 29, 2017 - 7:46am
The Collaborative Research Centre CRC 1214 at the University of Konstanz has developed a method for synthesising Europium (II) oxide nanoparticles - a ferromagnetic semiconductor that is relevant for...