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On the road to ANG vehicles: Berkeley Lab researchers find a better way to store natural gas as a transportation fuel
With new makes of all-electric and hybrid automobiles seeming to emerge as fast as the colors of fall, it is easy to overlook another alternative to gasoline engines that could prove to be a major pla...
Scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University developing novel nanotherapeutics for clearing obstructed blood vessels have teamed up with researchers at...
Secretary of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) Dr. Saeed Sarkar announced that Irans National Day of Nanotechnology will be held in China next week.
Unraveling the complex, intertwined electron phases in a superconductor: Scientists may have discovered a link between key components of the 'electron density wave' state and the pseudogap phase in a high-temperature superconductor
A team led by researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Cornell University has characterized a key arrangement of electrons in a high-temperature superconduct...
Caltech physicists uncover novel phase of matter: Finding could have implications for high-temperature superconductivity
A team of physicists led by Caltech's David Hsieh has discovered an unusual form of matter--not a conventional metal, insulator, or magnet, for example, but something entirely different. This phase, c...
Nanoquakes probe new 2-dimensional material: Collaborative research between UC Riverside and the University of Augsburg, Germany, opens up new ways of understanding monolayer films for (opto-)electronic applications
In a step towards a post-graphene era of new materials for electronic applications, an international team of researchers, including scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has found a n...
Snake venom helps hydrogels stop the bleeding: Rice University lab employs clotting powers of viper-derived drug, even in presence of anti-coagulants
A nanofiber hydrogel infused with snake venom may be the best material to stop bleeding quickly, according to Rice University scientists.
Halloysite: Finally a promising natural nanomaterial? A research group of scientists from Kazan Federal University and Beijing University of Chemical Technology have recently presented a broad overview of halloysite clay tubes
Yuri Lvov and Rawil Fakhrullin of Bionanotechnology Lab, Kazan Federal University, in cooperation with Wencai Wang and Liqun Zhang of State Key Laboratory of Organic-Inorganic Composites, Beijing Univ...
Iranian researchers from Abar Nanofanavar Pishgam Sharif Company used titanium dioxide nanoparticles to design and test a special coating to increase efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells.
Within the last several years, considerable progress has been made in developing a quantum computer, which holds the promise of solving problems a lot more efficiently than a classical computer. Physi...
Application of gold bar-like nanostructures with perfect optical properties has attracted attentions to diagnose and treat disease.
Capacitor breakthrough: Nanotechnology offers new approach to increasing storage ability of dielectric capacitors
Oct. 21, 2015, was the day that Doc Brown and Marty McFly landed in the future in their DeLorean, with time travel made possible by a "flux capacitor."
Graphene has generally been described as a two-dimensional structure--a single sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a regular structure--but the reality is not so simple. In reality, graphene can form wr...
There is tremendous potential for new information technology based on light (photons). Photons (light particles) are very well suited for carrying information and quantum technology based on photons -...
Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Third-Quarter 2015 Financial Results on November 12, 2015
The management of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., (NASDAQ:TINY), will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for its third quarter 2015, to update shareholders and analysts on...
Monitoring critical blood levels in real time in the ICU: EPFL has developed a miniaturized microfluidic device that will allow medical staff to monitor in real time levels of glucose, lactate a.s.o. and react more quickly
No larger than a pack of chewing gum, the prototype developed by EPFL's Integrated Systems Laboratory (LSI) is deceptively simple in appearance. But this little black case with two thin tubes sticking...
Researchers from Brown University, in collaboration with colleagues from Harvard, have developed a new way to control light from phosphorescent emitters at very high speeds. The technique provides a n...
Gold, silver and porcelain are among the many materials dentists can use to fix damaged teeth. Soon diamonds -- at least tiny, microscopic ones -- could be added to that list. Scientists have develope...
Nanoscale diamond 'racetrack' becomes breakthrough Raman laser: New photonic microchip component promises advances in telecommunications
Diamonds are renowned for their exquisite beauty and unrivaled durability, but they also are highly prized by scientists and engineers for their exceptional optical and physical properties.
Nano power grids between bacteria: Microorganisms in the sea organize their power supply via tiny power-cables, thus oxidising the greenhouse gas methane
Electrical energy from the socket - this convenient type of power supply is apparently used by some microorganisms. Cells can meet their energy needs in the form of electricity through nano-wire conne...