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Making nanowires enter neurons more easily

Nanotechweb - January 18, 2016 - 8:13am
New biomimetic approach could be used to study the intracellular electrical activity of neuronal cells, and so help researchers better understand how the brain works.

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers kill drug-resistant lung cancer with 50 times less chemo: Cancer drugs packaged in immune bubbles home in directly to tumors without getting sidetracked and destroyed; less chemo with better results

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
The cancer drug paclitaxel just got more effective. For the first time, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have packaged it in containers derived from a patient's own imm...

Nanoprobe development will enable scientists to uncover more DNA secrets

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the University of Kent have led a study that has developed a 'nanoprobe', a tenth of the size of a human hair, to help uncover more of the secrets of DNA.

First all-antiferromagnetic memory device could get digital data storage in a spin

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
If you haven't already heard of antiferromagnetic spintronics it won't be long before you do. This relatively unused class of magnetic materials could be about to transform our digital lives. They hav...

Photovoltaics? On perovskites produced by mechanochemistry!

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Perovskites, substances that perfectly absorb light, are the future of solar energy. The opportunity for their rapid dissemination has just increased thanks to a cheap and environmentally safe method...

Nano-shells deliver molecules that tell bone to repair itself

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the University of Michigan have developed a polymer sphere that delivers a molecule to bone wounds that tells cells already at the injury site to repair the damage.

'Spermbots' could help women trying to conceive (video)

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Sperm that don't swim well rank high among the main causes of infertility. To give these cells a boost, women trying to conceive can turn to artificial insemination or other assisted reproduction tech...

Louisiana Tech University student coauthors research in ACS journal

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Joshua Tully, senior chemistry student at Louisiana Tech University, has coauthored a paper titled "Halloysite Clay Nanotubes for Enzyme Immobilization," which has been published in "Biomacromolecules...

Superoxide gives lithium-air batteries a jolt

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
While lithium-ion batteries have transformed our everyday lives, researchers are currently trying to find new chemistries that could offer even better energy possibilities. One of these chemistries, l...

Shiny fish skin inspires nanoscale light reflectors

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
A nature-inspired method to model the reflection of light from the skin of silvery fish and other organisms may be possible, according to Penn State researchers.

Nano-hybrid materials create magnetic effect: Rice, Montreal Polytechnic study details electromagnetic properties of graphene-boron nitride materials

Nanotech-Now - January 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Developing novel materials from the atoms up goes faster when some of the trial and error is eliminated. A new Rice University and Montreal Polytechnic study aims to do that for graphene and boron nit...

Transparent flexible memory makes clear progress

Nanotechweb - January 18, 2016 - 5:00am
Non-volatile resistive memory devices can be transparent as well as flexible with the use of electrodes made from optimized indium zinc oxide.

Photochromic Nanostructures; Tools to Detect, Tract Living Cells

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute (IPPI) succeeded in the laboratorial production of nanostructures with the ability to change color under UV light and application in various f...

SiC Nanoparticles Applied to Modify Properties of Portland Cement

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Mazandaran used silicon carbide (SiC) nanoparticles to produce a sample of cement and concrete with high durability and stability.

Annihilating nanoscale defects

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Target dates are critical when the semiconductor industry adds small, enhanced features to our favorite devices by integrating advanced materials onto the surfaces of computer chips. Missing a target...

Nanometrics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 2, 2016

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, will release its fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results after market close on February 2,...

Uncovering oxygen's role in enhancing red LEDs

Nanotech-Now - January 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxygen is indispensable to animal and plant life, but its presence in the wrong places can feed a fire and cause iron to rust.

Ultrasensitive sensors made from boron-doped graphene

InterNano Industry News - January 16, 2016 - 4:45am
Ultrasensitive gas sensors based on the infusion of boron atoms into graphene—a tightly bound matrix of carbon atoms—may soon be possible, according to an international team of researchers from six countries.
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Celator VYXEOS Honored with Nanomedicine Award 2015

InterNano Industry News - January 16, 2016 - 4:45am
Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that VYXEOS™ (formerly referred to as CPX-351) was recognized with the Nanomedicine Award 2015.  This award recognizes projects or products...
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Nanopolymeric Compound-Based Full-Body Suit Protects Against Viral, Biological and Chemical Threats

InterNano Industry News - January 16, 2016 - 4:45am
Radiation Shield Technologies, a global developer of advanced personal-protection gear, today announced its introduction of Demron ICE: the world’s first full-body suit that protects against...
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