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Sticky gecko-inspired material conducts electricity

InterNano Industry News - June 2, 2016 - 3:45am
Flexible adhesive patch could lead to better electrodes for heart monitors and fitness sensors
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Catalyst could make production of key chemical more eco-friendly

InterNano Industry News - June 2, 2016 - 3:45am
The world has more carbon dioxide than it needs, and a team of Brown University chemists has come up with a potential way to put some of it to good use.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Graphene Layer Adds All-Weather Efficiency To Solar Panels

Nanotech-Now - June 1, 2016 - 1:41pm
Let’s be honest. No one likes an epic overachiever. In the nanotechnology world, no one material has been more deserving of that title than the innocent monolayer of carbon, graphene. Touted to be the...

Metamaterial Technologies Inc.

National Nanomanufacturing Network - June 1, 2016 - 9:44am
Our team specializes in metamaterial research, nanofabrication, and computational electromagnetics; bridging the gap between the theoretical and the possible. With our in-house design, access to world-class nanocomposite research, and nanofabrication expertise, we are able to develop a wide array of metamaterial applications which encompass several industries including aerospace and defence, healthcare, energy, education, and clean-tech. Our company is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has offices in London, England and Pleasanton, California. 1 Research Drive Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 4M9

Electrostatic interactions improve drug delivery

Nanotechweb - June 1, 2016 - 3:30am
(with video) Therapeutic proteins do not need to be encapsulated by a nanoparticle for controllable release in the body.

Desktop tool democratises single-molecule microscopy

Nanotechweb - May 31, 2016 - 11:03am
The recently released Nanoimager enables single-molecule nano-resolution high-sensitivity optical microscopy at your desk.


National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 31, 2016 - 9:08am
Nanotechnology constitutes a great promise for domains as diverse as product development, environmental conservation, medicine and information technology while simultaneously giving rise to numerous concerns about potential health risks and environmental hazards. In addition, nanotechnology raises wider social and ethical issues regarding unintended long-term consequences, social and financial risks, issues of governance and control and fundamental issues about life and human identity. Av. Marechal Gomes da Costa, 1376 4150-356 Porto, Portugal

FullScaleNANO, Inc.

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 31, 2016 - 8:58am
FullScaleNANO, is customer centric. We were created in 2012 by a team of scientists and entrepreneurs who recognized the need to efficiently get reliable dimensional analysis data from electron microscope images. The team joined the fields of materials, chemistry and physics with the computer science of intelligent image processing to create NanoMet. The FullScaleNANO headquarters in Tallahassee, Florida houses the sharp scientific minds of company and the innovative software development team hub is in Atlanta, Georgia. 400 Capital Circle, St. 18227 Tallahassee, FL 32301

UK NANOSAFETY GROUP publishes 2nd Edition of guidance to support safe working with nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
The UK Nanosafety Group (UKNSG) has updated and published a 2nd edition of guidance to support safe and responsible working practices with nanomaterials in research and development laboratories.

Fast, stretchy circuits could yield new wave of wearable electronics

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
The consumer marketplace is flooded with a lively assortment of smart wearable electronics that do everything from monitor vital signs, fitness or sun exposure to play music, charge other electronics...

Automating DNA origami opens door to many new uses: Like 3-D printing did for larger objects, method makes it easy to build nanoparticles out of DNA

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers can build complex, nanometer-scale structures of almost any shape and form, using strands of DNA. But these particles must be designed by hand, in a complex and laborious process.

Simple attraction: Researchers control protein release from nanoparticles without encapsulation: U of T Engineering discovery stands to improve reliability and fabrication process for treatments to conditions such as spinal cord damage and stroke

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
A U of T Engineering team has designed a simpler way to keep therapeutic proteins where they are needed for long periods of time. The discovery is a potential game-changer for the treatment of chronic...

Scientists illuminate a hidden regulator in gene transcription: New super-resolution technique visualizes important role of short-lived enzyme clusters

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
Gene transcription is the process by which DNA is copied and synthesized as messenger RNA (mRNA) — which delivers its genetic blueprints to the cell’s protein-making machinery.

Doubling down on Schrödinger's cat

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
Yale physicists have given Schrödinger's famous cat a second box to play in, and the result may help further the quest for reliable quantum computing.

PETA science group publishes a review on pulmonary effects of nanomaterials: Archives of Toxicology publishes a review of scientific studies on fibrotic potential of nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
A scientist from the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. is the lead author of a review on pulmonary fibrosis that results from inhaling nanomaterials, which has been published in Archives of T...

Harnessing solar and wind energy in one device could power the 'Internet of Things'

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
The "Internet of Things" could make cities "smarter" by connecting an extensive network of tiny communications devices to make life more efficient. But all these machines will require a lot of energy...

Thermal modification of wood and a complex study of its properties by magnetic resonance

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
Heat treatment has proved to be an effective method of improving some of the useful properties of wood. Recent developments of the technology have allowed to achieve, among other things, increased hyd...

Finding a new formula for concrete: Researchers look to bones and shells as blueprints for stronger, more durable concrete

Nanotech-Now - May 31, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.