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Wood filter removes toxic dye from water

April 26, 2017 - 7:45am
Engineers at the University of Maryland have developed a new use for wood: to filter water. Liangbing Hu of the Energy Research Center and his colleagues added nanoparticles to wood, then used it to f...

Forge Nano 2017: 1st Quarter Media Update

April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
2016 was a landmark year for Forge Nano. The company, formerly PneumatiCoat Technologies, is a Colorado-based startup that innovated a breakthrough technology to enable precision nano coatings at scal...

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Announces Total of 172 Teams Selected to Compete in Solar in Your Community Challenge: Teams from 40 states, plus Washington, DC, 2 Territories, and 4 American Indian Reservations, Will Deploy Solar in Underserved Communities

April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Today, the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) announced that 127 new teams have been selected for the Solar in Your Community Challenge. The challenge is a $5 million prize...

Arrowhead Presents ARC-520 and ARC-521 Clinical Data at The International Liver Congress(TM)

April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today presented clinical data from a Phase 2 study of ARC-520 and a Phase 1/2 study of ARC-521, the company's prior generation investigational medicines t...

Rice crew revved for Nanocar Race: Nanocar creator James Tour and team take on international competition with single-molecule marvel

April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Rice University chemist James Tour and members of his international team will meet in Toulouse, France, next week for the first Nanocar Race, a competition between single-molecule cars on a track that...

Making Batteries From Waste Glass Bottles: UCR researchers are turning glass bottles into high performance lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and personal electronics

April 22, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create nanosilicon anodes for high-performance l...

MSP Corporation Announces a New Breakthrough in Monodisperse Droplet Generation

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
MSP's newly developed Model 1530 Monodisperse Droplet Generator (MDG) produces uniform monodisperse droplets as small as 15 microns in diameter. The 1530's small high precision droplets are very usefu...

Better living through pressure: Functional nanomaterials made easy

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Using pressure instead of chemicals, a Sandia National Laboratories team has fabricated nanoparticles into nanowire-array structures similar to those that underlie the surfaces of touch-screens for se...

Researchers Succeed in Localizing Individual Atoms in Nanostructures Using First Cryo-Transfer LEAP Atom Probe

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists from ETH Zürich and Oxford University have succeeded in mapping volatile hydrogen atoms in metal using the first "cryo-transfer" local electrode atom probe (LEAP®).

Nano-SPEARs gently measure electrical signals in small animals: Rice University's tiny needles simplify data gathering to probe diseases, test drugs

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Microscopic probes developed at Rice University have simplified the process of measuring electrical activity in individual cells of small living animals. The technique allows a single animal like a wo...

Nanomechanics Inc. President Warren Oliver, PhD to Present at ICMCTF: Nanoindentation experts will discuss new testing system that measures the interaction of two objects that are sliding across each other – not merely making contact

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Warren Oliver, PhD., president of Nanomechanics Inc., the world’s leading provider of nano-mechanical testing equipment, will attend and present at the 44th annual International Conference on Metallur...

Method improves semiconductor fiber optics, paves way for developing devices

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
A new method to improve semiconductor fiber optics may lead to a material structure that might one day revolutionize the global transmission of data, according to an interdisciplinary team of research...

Nanotubes that build themselves

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have succeeded in producing nanotubes from a single building block using so-called molecular self-recognition. The tube can also change shape depending on th...

Emergency Use Authorization for Gene-RADAR® Zika Virus Test: FDA Authorization for the Gene-RADAR® Zika Virus Test on the XPRIZE-Winning Gene-RADAR® Platform

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanobiosym Diagnostics Inc. (Nanobiosym) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Gene-RADAR® Zika Virus Test.

Shedding light on the absorption of light by titanium dioxide

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is one of the most promising materials for photovoltaics and photocatalysis nowadays. This material appears in different crystalline forms, but the most attractive one for appl...

A Sensitive And Dynamic Tactile Sensor Read more from Asian Scientist Magazine at:

April 18, 2017 - 4:35pm
Researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have developed a three-dimensional sensor that can detect changes in pressure over four log scales. Their findings, publ...

Nanopores could map small changes in DNA that signal big shifts in cancer

April 18, 2017 - 7:45am
Detecting cancer early, just as changes are beginning in DNA, could enhance diagnosis and treatment as well as further our understanding of the disease. A new study by University of Illinois researche...

'Neuron-reading' nanowires could accelerate development of drugs for neurological diseases

April 18, 2017 - 7:45am
A team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed nanowires that can record the electrical activity of neurons in fine detail. The new nanowire technology could one day s...

Nanometrics to Announce First Quarter Financial Results on May 2, 2017

April 18, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, will release its first quarter 2017 financial results after market close on May 2, 2017. A conference ca...

AIM Photonics Presents Cutting-Edge Integrated Photonics Technology Developments to Packed House at OFC 2017, the Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition

April 18, 2017 - 7:45am
AIM Photonics’ first Technology Summit draws hundreds from around the globe to hear firsthand about industry leading PDK/MPW programs, in addition to TAP facility and project updates.