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Squeezed nanocrystals: A new model predicts their shape when blanketed under graphene

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2019 - 7:45am
In a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and Northeastern University, scientists have developed a model for predicting the shape of metal nanocrystals or "islands" sa...

'Quantum Rhapsodies' performance explores quantum physics, its role in our universe

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2019 - 7:45am
A new performance that explores the world of quantum physics will feature the music of the Jupiter String Quartet, a fire juggler and a fantastical “Alice in Quantumland” scene.

Nanobiotix Receives European Market APPROVAL for Cancer Therapy Hensify (NBTXR3)

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2019 - 7:45am
· Hensify®(NBTXR3) received European market approval (CE mark) enabling commercialization in 27 European Union countries for the treatment of locally advanced soft tissue sarcoma ·...

Tuneable reverse photochromes in the solid state

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2019 - 7:45am
A new technique allows the design of solid materials that are coloured in the dark. ICN2 researchers from the Nanostructured Functional Materials Group, led by Dr Daniel Ruiz, have developed it in col...

Combination of first-in-class NBTXR3, radiotherapy, and anti-PD-1 immunotherapy demonstrate efficacy in treating resistant pre-clinical in vivo models of lung cancer

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2019 - 7:45am
Data presented at AACR Annual Meeting 2019 · In vivo study conducted alone or in collaboration with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center demonstrated: o NBTXR3 in combina...

VP Pence Announces Humans on Moon by 2024

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2019 - 7:45am
The National Space Society supports the administration’s efforts to accelerate the timetable for getting U.S. personnel on the Moon permanently. Chair of the NSS Executive Committee Dale Skran stated,...

Izon Science heralds a new era in exosome isolation

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2019 - 7:45am
Izon Science, the world leading manufacturer of nano-biological separation and characterisation tools, today announced the release of its first Automatic Fraction Collectors (AFC) for the qEV SEC colu...

Nanoscribe is Technology Partner of the Research Project MiLiQuant: 3D microfabrication meets quantum technology - Miniaturized light sources for industrial use in the fields of quantum sensor technology and quantum imaging

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2019 - 7:45am
ggenstein-Leopoldshafen With its technology expertise in 3D microfabrication, Nanoscribe participates in the recently started research project "MiLiQuant", funded by the BMBF. Together with the compa...

Engineers craft the basic building block for electrospun nanofibers

Nanotech-Now - April 7, 2019 - 7:45am
Electrospinning uses electric fields to manipulate nanoscale and microscale fibers. The technique is well-developed but time-intensive and costly. A team from Michigan Technological University came up...

Low-dose radiation therapy improves delivery of therapeutic nanoparticles to brain tumors

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2019 - 7:45am
A new study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators finds that radiation therapy may increase the uptake of therapeutic nanoparticles by glioblastomas, raising the possibility of usi...

Fullerenes bridge conductive gap in organic photovoltaics: Efficient cathode interlayers made of ionene polymers refined with pendant fullerenes

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2019 - 7:45am
Organic photovoltaics have achieved remarkably high efficiencies, but finding optimum combinations of materials for high-performance organic solar cells, which are also economically competitive, still...

Let's not make big waves: A team of researchers generates ultra-short spin waves in an astoundingly simple material

Nanotech-Now - April 5, 2019 - 7:45am
Due to its potential to make computers faster and smartphones more efficient, spintronics is considered a promising concept for the future of electronics. In a collaboration including the Max Planck I...

Russian physicists obtained data on particles self-organization in ultracold dusty plasma

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2019 - 7:45am
It is for the first time that physicists investigated the behavior of particles in a dusty plasma at a temperature below 2 K. The experiment showed that at extremely low temperatures nanoclusters can...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5635(c)(4)

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2019 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that as an inducement to entering into employment with the Company, on March 22, 2018, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directo...

Odd reaction creates a stir in the lab: Rice University researchers find using certain stir bars can create laboratory errors

Nanotech-Now - April 3, 2019 - 7:45am
The stirrers that mix cream into your coffee probably don't make much difference to the drink. But in a chemistry lab, it turns out using the wrong stirrer can skew the science.

From medicine to nanotechnology: how gold quietly shapes our world

Nanotech-Now - April 2, 2019 - 4:40pm
Gold is also increasingly being used in nanotechnology. A nanomaterial is generally considered a material where any of its three dimensions is 100 nanometres (nm) or less. Nanotechnology is useful bec...

Tiny optical elements could one day replace traditional refractive lenses: High-resolution imaging applications include wide-angle cameras, miniature endoscopes

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2019 - 7:45am
A Northwestern University research team has developed tiny optical elements from metal nanoparticles and a polymer that one day could replace traditional refractive lenses to realize portable imaging...

In a new quantum simulator, light behaves like a magnet

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2019 - 7:45am
When subject to the laws of quantum mechanics, systems made of many interacting particles can display behaviour so complex that its quantitative description defies the capabilities of the most powerfu...

A Research Hat-Trick: Mechanical engineering professor Bolin Liao receives third early-career award since September

Nanotech-Now - April 1, 2019 - 7:45am
To solve some of the world’s top energy needs, Bolin Liao is working at the front line of efforts to better understand the behaviors and interactions of the most fundamental energy carriers in materia...

Picosun’s high aspect ratio ALD enables 3D thin-film batteries

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2019 - 7:45am
Picosun Group, a leading supplier of advanced ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) thin film coating technology for industrial production, reports excellent results in conformal ALD coatings for solid-state...