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Nano-hybrid materials create magnetic effect: Rice, Montreal Polytechnic study details electromagnetic properties of graphene-boron nitride materials

January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Developing novel materials from the atoms up goes faster when some of the trial and error is eliminated. A new Rice University and Montreal Polytechnic study aims to do that for graphene and boron nit...

Photochromic Nanostructures; Tools to Detect, Tract Living Cells

January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute (IPPI) succeeded in the laboratorial production of nanostructures with the ability to change color under UV light and application in various f...

SiC Nanoparticles Applied to Modify Properties of Portland Cement

January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Mazandaran used silicon carbide (SiC) nanoparticles to produce a sample of cement and concrete with high durability and stability.

Annihilating nanoscale defects

January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Target dates are critical when the semiconductor industry adds small, enhanced features to our favorite devices by integrating advanced materials onto the surfaces of computer chips. Missing a target...

Nanometrics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 2, 2016

January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, will release its fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results after market close on February 2,...

Uncovering oxygen's role in enhancing red LEDs

January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxygen is indispensable to animal and plant life, but its presence in the wrong places can feed a fire and cause iron to rust.

How copper makes organic light-emitting diodes more efficient: KIT researchers measure intersystem crossing directly in a thermally activated delayed fluorescence copper complex -- publication in Science Advances

January 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Use of copper as a fluorescent material allows for the manufacture of inexpensive and environmentally compatible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). Thermally activated delayed fuorescence (TADF) e...

Brookhaven Lab Expands Computational Science Initiative: Integrating data-intensive science expertise and investments across the Laboratory to tackle "big data" challenges

January 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Building on its capabilities in data-intensive science, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has expanded its Computational Science Initiative (CSI, www.bnl.gov/compsci...

Bruker Introduces MultiMode 8-HR AFM forNanoscale Research: Extensive New Capabilities for the World’s Most Successful Atomic Force Microscope Platform

January 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Bruker’s Nano Surfaces Division today announced the release of the MultiMode 8-HR Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), which brings extensive new capabilities for nanomechanics and higher speed imaging to t...

New LED with luminescent proteins

January 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from Germany and Spain have discovered a way to create a BioLED by packaging luminescent proteins in the form of rubber. This innovative device gives off a white light which is created by e...

HSI 2016 | Hyperspectral Imaging and Applications conference is announced

January 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Xmark Media the organisers of Photonex 2016, the UK's showcase photonics conference & exhibition announce the second biennial conference on hyperspectral imaging and applications. This FREE-to-attend...

BioSolar Extends Research Agreement With UCSB for Next Phase of Its Super Battery Technology: Development Effort to Continue Under the Supervision of Nobel Laureate, Dr. Alan Heeger

January 14, 2016 - 7:45am
BioSolar, Inc. (OTCQB: BSRC), a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, today announced that the company has signed an agreement to extend the funding of a sponsored researc...

DNA 'building blocks' pave the way for improved drug delivery

January 14, 2016 - 7:45am
DNA has been used as a 'molecular building block' to construct synthetic bio-inspired pores which will improve the way drugs are delivered and help advance the field of synthetic biology, according to...

New Stanford battery shuts down at high temperatures and restarts when it cools

January 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Stanford researchers have developed the first lithium-ion battery that shuts down before overheating, then restarts immediately when the temperature cools.

Electronically connected graphene nanoribbons foresee high-speed electronics: Chemical interconnection bridges electronic properties of graphene-nanoribbons with zigzag-edge features

January 12, 2016 - 7:45am
An international research team at Tohoku University's Advanced Institute of Materials Research (AIMR) succeeded in chemically interconnecting chiral-edge graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) with zigzag-edge f...

Optimum band gap for hybrid silicon/perovskite tandem solar cell

January 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Tandem solar cells based on silicon and perovskites have raised high hopes for future high efficiency solar modules. A tandem solar cell works by absorbing the high energy photons (visible light) in a...

Nanotech Grants Options and Restricted Share Units

January 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotech Security Corp. (TSX VENTURE: NTS) (OTCQX: NTSFF), announces the granting of 364,000 share purchase options to directors and officers.

Visualizing atoms of perovskite crystals: OIST researchers conduct the first atomic resolution study of perovskites used in next generation solar cells

January 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Organic-inorganic perovskite materials are key components of the new generation of solar cells. Understanding properties of these materials is important for improving lifetime and quality of solar cel...

Novel metasurface revolutionizes ubiquitous scientific tool: Ultra-compact polarimeter could improve telecommunications, medical diagnostics and drug testing

January 12, 2016 - 7:45am
What do astrophysics, telecommunications and pharmacology have in common? Each of these fields relies on polarimeters -- instruments that detect the direction of the oscillation of electromagnetic wav...

Researchers' metallic glue may stick it to soldering and welding: Northeastern's Hanchen Huang and colleagues, experts in nanotechnology, have developed a glue that binds metal to metal to glass to you-name-it, sets at room temperature, and requires littl

January 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Per­haps no startup was launched for a more intriguing reason than that of Northeastern's Hanchen Huang. From the com­pany website: "MesoGlue was founded by Huang and two of his PhD stu­dents: They...