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New lithium-oxygen battery greatly improves energy efficiency, longevity: New chemistry could overcome key drawbacks of lithium-air batteries

Nanotech-Now - July 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Lithium-air batteries are considered highly promising technologies for electric cars and portable electronic devices because of their potential for delivering a high energy output in proportion to the...

Scientists test nanoparticle drug delivery in dogs with osteosarcoma

Nanotech-Now - July 28, 2016 - 7:45am
At the University of Illinois, an engineer teamed up with a veterinarian to test a bone cancer drug delivery system in animals bigger than the standard animal model, the mouse. They chose dogs - mamma...

Nanometrics Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Nanotech-Now - July 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended June 25, 2016.

Ultrasensitive sensor using N-doped graphene

Nanotech-Now - July 28, 2016 - 7:45am
A highly sensitive chemical sensor based on Raman spectroscopy and using nitrogen-doped graphene as a substrate was developed by an international team of researchers working at Penn State. In this cas...

The NanoWizard® AFM from JPK is applied for interdisciplinary research at the University of South Australia for applications including smart wound healing and how plants can protect themselves from toxins

Nanotech-Now - July 28, 2016 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of their NanoWizard® AFM system at the University of Sou...

Hybrid nanogenerator powers a safety helmet

Nanotechweb - July 28, 2016 - 1:37am
The new device might come in useful for engineers, miners and disaster-relief workers, especially in remote areas.

Designing climate-friendly concrete, from the nanoscale up: New understanding of concrete’s properties could increase lifetime of the building material, decrease emissions

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
An MIT-led team has defined the nanoscale forces that control how particles pack together during the formation of cement “paste,” the material that holds together concrete and causes that ubiquitous c...

Ultra-flat circuits will have unique properties: Rice University lab studies 2-D hybrids to see how they differ from common electronics

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
The old rules don't necessarily apply when building electronic components out of two-dimensional materials, according to scientists at Rice University. The Rice lab of theoretical physicist Boris Y...

Attosecond physics: Mapping electromagnetic waveforms

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Munich physicists have developed a novel electron microscope that can visualize electromagnetic fields oscillating at frequencies of billions of cycles per second.

Borrowing from pastry chefs, engineers create nanolayered composites: Method to stack hundreds of nanoscale layers could open new vistas in materials science

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Adapting an old trick used for centuries by both metalsmiths and pastry makers, a team of researchers at MIT has found a way to efficiently create composite materials containing hundreds of layers tha...

Integration of novel materials with silicon chips makes new 'smart' devices possible

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
“Multifunctional epitaxial systems on silicon substrates” Authors: Srinivasa Rao Singamaneni and J. T. Prater, North Carolina State University and the Army Research Office; J. Narayan, North Caroli...

Accurate design of large icosahedral protein nanocages pushes bioengineering boundaries: Scientists used computational methods to build ten large, two-component, co-assembling icosahedral protein complexes the size of small virus coats

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Inspired by the forms and functions of protein molecule machines and materials observed in nature, such as the shells that protect virus genomes, researchers have now engineered ten large, 120-subunit...

XEI Scientific Partners with Electron Microscopy Sciences to Promote and Sell its Products in North and South America

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific, Inc., the world leader in remote RF plasma cleaning of carbon contamination in SEM, FIB, and other vacuum chambers, is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with EMS, Electron M...

Making magnets flip like cats at room temperature: Heusler alloy NiMnSb could prove valuable as a new material for digital information processing and storage

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
In today's world of ever-increasing digital information storage and computation, the next information storage revolution seeks to exploit a novel effect arising from the relativistic physics of Einste...

An accelerated pipeline to open materials research: ORNL workflow system unites imaging, algorithms, and HPC to advance materials discovery and design

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Using today's advanced microscopes, scientists are able to capture exponentially more information about the materials they study compared to a decade ago--in greater detail and in less time. While the...

Russian physicists discover a new approach for building quantum computers: Physicists find a way of 'bundling together' multiple elements of a quantum computer

Nanotech-Now - July 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists from MIPT and the Russian Quantum Center have developed a method which is going to make it easier to create a universal quantum computer -- they have discovered a way of using multilevel qu...

Imec Demonstrates Highly Efficient Bifacial Solar Cells with near 100% Bifaciality

InterNano Industry News - July 26, 2016 - 3:45am
Novel Bifacial Cell Technology to Enhance Energy Yield of PV modules Imec, the world-leading nano-electronics research center and partner in Energyville, will present at this week’s...
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NNI Webinar: "Teaching Nanoscale Science and Engineering: A Presentation for Middle- and High School Teachers"

InterNano Industry News - July 26, 2016 - 3:45am
External link:  http://www.nano.gov/node/1617 Event date:  Tue, 06/21/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm Event location:  Free, online event
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