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Printing nanomaterials with plasma: New method can deposit nanomaterials onto flexible surfaces and 3-D objects

March 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Printing has come a long way since the days of Johannes Gutenberg. Now, researchers have developed a new method that uses plasma to print nanomaterials onto a 3-D object or flexible surface, such as p...

No more washing: Nano-enhanced textiles clean themselves with light: New technique to grow nanostructures that degrade organic matter when exposed to light

March 24, 2016 - 7:45am
A spot of sunshine is all it could take to get your washing done, thanks to pioneering nano research into self-cleaning textiles.

Keystone Nano selected by National Cancer Institute to participate in BIO

March 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Keystone Nano is pleased to announce that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has selected the company to participate in BIO 2016, being held in San Francisco in June. Keystone Nano will participate i...

Entanglement becomes easier to measure: New protocol to detect entanglement of many-particle quantum states

March 24, 2016 - 7:45am
In quantum theory, interactions among particles create fascinating correlations known as entanglement that cannot be explained by any means known to the classical world. Entanglement is a consequence...

IBS Creates a wearable graphene-based biomedical device to monitor and combat diabetes: GP-based patch from the Center for Nanoparticle Research is capable of non-invasive blood sugar monitoring and painless drug delivery

March 24, 2016 - 7:45am
A scientific team from the Center for Nanoparticle Research at IBS has created a wearable GP-based patch that allows accurate diabetes monitoring and feedback therapy by using human sweat. The researc...

Bacteria's Achilles heel uncovered by single molecule chemistry

March 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Drug resistant bacteria are fast becoming one of the big worries of the 21 century. Now researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered a previously unknown weakness; an "Achilles heel", o...

Solar fuels: A refined protective layer for the 'artificial leaf'

March 24, 2016 - 7:45am
The team was able for the first time to produce a hybrid structure that converts 12 per cent of the incident solar energy into the form of hydrogen. The results have now been published in Advanced Ene...

Engineers adapt laser method to create micro energy units: Laser-writing technique can help manufacturers create micro energy storage and conversion units; possibilities are 'endless,' researchers say

March 24, 2016 - 7:45am
In the race to design smaller handheld devices and smartphones, a key factor is decreasing the sizes of components. As the demand for thinner and lighter microelectronic devices increases, manufactur...

Nanoparticle-based cancer therapies shown to work in humans

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of researchers led by Caltech scientists have shown that nanoparticles can function to target tumors while avoiding adjacent healthy tissue in human cancer patients.

A new model for how twisted bundles take shape: UMass Amherst, Virginia Tech team unravel rules of twisted bundle morphology

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
In the current issue of Nature Materials, polymer scientists Greg Grason, Douglas Hall and Isaac Bruss at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with Justin Barone at Virginia Tech, identify for the...

UGA researchers find potential treatment for prostate cancer

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Georgia have created a new therapeutic for prostate cancer that has shown great efficacy in mouse models of the disease. They published their findings recently in the...

Iranian Scientists Synthesize Nanocomposite Surfaces to Eliminate Air Polluting Gases

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology produced nanocomposite surfaces that can adsorb air polluting gases, including carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides.

Hiden CATLAB Microreactor System at 26th ORCS Conference | Visit us on Table 4

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Hiden is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting the CATLAB Microreactor System for Catalyst Characterisation at 26th ORCS Conference, 27th - 31st March, Miami, USA. Visit us on Table 4. The Hi...

Hiden HPR-20 QIC R&D Plus Gas Process Interpreter

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
The HPR-20 QIC R&DPlus gas analyser merges triple-filter quadrupole mass spectrometer technology and multi-stream gas/vapour flow control together with the Hiden CATLAB-PCS software and control system...

Semiconductor-inspired superconducting quantum computing devices: A microwave-free approach to superconducting quantum computing uses design principles gleaned from semiconductor spin qubits

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Builders of future superconducting quantum computers could learn a thing or two from semiconductors, according to a report in Nature Communications this week. By leveraging the good ideas of the natur...

New research shows how nanowires can be formed

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
In an article published in Nature today, researchers at Lund University in Sweden show how different arrangements of atoms can be combined into nanowires as they grow. Researchers learning to control...

Could bread mold build a better rechargeable battery?

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
You probably don't think much of fungi, and especially those that turn bread moldy, but researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on March 17, 2016 have evidence that might just...

New technique for rapidly killing bacteria using tiny gold disks and light: Research team from University of Houston find that the light-activated gold nanoparticles destroy potentially deadly bacterial cells in seconds

March 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a new technique for killing bacteria in seconds using highly porous gold nanodisks and light, according to a study published today in Optical Materials Express, a journal pu...

Advanced energy storage material gets unprecedented nanoscale analysis

March 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have combined advanced in-situ microscopy and theoretical calculations to uncover important clues to the properties of a promisi...

Making electronics safer with perovskites: Scientists in Japan are developing methods to manufacture safer ceramic capacitors

March 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Ceramic capacitors are used in a wide variety of electronics, ranging from computers and mobile phones to telecommunications transmitter stations and high voltage laser power supplies. Capacitors act,...