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Thermo Scientific Krios G3i Cryo-Electron Microscope Wins Gold Edison Award: Krios G3i helps scientists better understand disease mechanisms in order to accelerate cures

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2018 - 7:45am
Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced the Thermo Scientific Krios G3i cryo-electron microscope (cryo-EM) received a 2018 Edison Awards gold medal. The Edison A...

Ultra-powerful batteries made safer, more efficient: Team aims to curb formation of harmful crystal-like masses in lithium metal batteries

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2018 - 7:45am
From smartphones to electric vehicles, many of today's technologies run on lithium ion batteries. That means that consumers have to keep their chargers handy. An iPhone X battery only lasts for 21 hou...

CAP-XX Develops Industry’s First 3 Volt Thin Prismatic Supercapacitors: Provides peak power support to 3V coin cell batteries and eliminates need for 2.7V LDO regulator for less expensive, smaller, more energy-efficient designs with extended battery life

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2018 - 7:45am
CAP-XX (LSE:CPX), a leader in supercapacitors that deliver peak power to support or replace batteries, today announced it has developed the industry’s first 3V thin, prismatic supercapacitors. The com...

Graphene-based skin patch measures glucose levels

Nanotechweb - April 16, 2018 - 4:22am
No more finger-pricking blood tests thanks to a sensor array that draws fluid across a single hair follicle.

AFM detects heteroatoms in graphene nanoribbons

Nanotechweb - April 16, 2018 - 2:17am
Technique could be a general way to analyse technologically important functionalized 2D carbon materials.

Tiny nanomachine successfully completes test drive: Researchers at the University of Bonn and the research institute Caesar build a one-wheeled vehicle out of DNA rings

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2018 - 7:45am
Together with colleagues from the USA, scientists from the University of Bonn and the research institute Caesar in Bonn have used nanostructures to construct a tiny machine that constitutes a rotatory...

Nanometrics to Announce First Quarter Financial Results on May 1, 2018

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2018 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, will release its first quarter financial results after market close on May 1, 2018. A conference call to...

Phononic SEIRA -- enhancing light-molecule interactions via crystal lattice vibrations

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2018 - 7:45am
The results published in Light: Science & Applications open new avenues for fundamental studies of vibrational strong coupling, as well as for the development of novel infrared sensors for chemical re...

Bloodless revolution in diabetes monitoring: Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which promises the measurement of glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test

Nanotech-Now - April 15, 2018 - 7:45am
Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which promises the measurement of glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test, potentially removing the need for millions...

High efficiency solar power conversion allowed by a novel composite material: A composite thin film developed at INRS improves significantly solar cells' power conversion efficiency

Nanotech-Now - April 13, 2018 - 7:45am
A composite thin film made of two different inorganic oxide materials significantly improves the performance of solar cells, as recently demonstrated by a joint team of researchers led by Professor Fe...

NEI Corporation introduces UV-Protect Technology to NANOMYTE® Coating Line

Nanotech-Now - April 13, 2018 - 7:45am
NEI Corporation announced today that it has introduced UV-Protect (UVP) technology to formulate enhanced versions of its popular NANOMYTE® coating products, which offer unique functionalities in coati...

Nanosilicates stimulate growth of bone and cartilage tissue

Nanotechweb - April 13, 2018 - 7:11am
New finding could help in the development of next-generation bioactive materials for stem-cell therapies.

Graphene nanoribbons mend from the brink

Nanotechweb - April 11, 2018 - 9:21am
Calculations of carbon fragment fusion highlight the role of edges in making and mending defects

Light 'relaxes' crystal to boost solar cell efficiency: Rice, Los Alamos discovery advances case for perovskite-based solar cells

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2018 - 7:45am
Some materials are like people. Let them relax in the sun for a little while and they perform a lot better.

How do very small particles behave at very high temperatures?

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2018 - 7:45am
A Swansea University nanomaterials expert has been looking at how small gold particles survive when subjected to very high temperatures.

Double perovskites in environmentally friendly solar cells: Long electron-hole diffusion length in high-quality lead-free double perovskite films

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2018 - 7:45am
A further step has been taken along the road to manufacturing solar cells from lead-free perovskites. High quality films based on double perovskites, which show promising photovoltaic properties, have...

Twisting laser light offers the chance to probe the nano-scale: A new method to sensitively measure the structure of molecules has been demonstrated by twisting laser light and aiming it at miniscule gold gratings to separate out wavelengths:

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2018 - 7:45am
The technique could potentially be used to probe the structure and purity of molecules in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, foods and other important products more easily and cheaply than existing metho...

High-speed and on-silicon-chip graphene blackbody emitters: Integrated light emitters for optical communications

Nanotech-Now - April 11, 2018 - 7:45am
Graphene is a two-dimensional nanocarbon material, having unique properties in electronic, optical and thermal properties, which can be applied for optoelectronic devices. Graphene-based blackbody emi...

Photonic cellulose goes iridescent

Nanotechweb - April 11, 2018 - 5:01am
Sub-micron architectures in a cellulose derivative produce bright, structural colours.

Rechargeable zinc-ion batteries stretch, bend, and weave like yarn

Nanotechweb - April 9, 2018 - 1:22pm
Researchers report high-capacity, washable, rechargeable Zn-ion batteries with a "yarn" form factor for flexible wearable power storage.