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Evaluating Nanoparticle Stability In Vivo

InterNano Industry News - July 15, 2015 - 3:45am
Materials: Polymer coatings on metal nanoparticles may be stripped off after injection into mammals
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NNCO Launches Workshop Report and Web Portal to Support Nanotechnology Signature Initiative

InterNano Industry News - July 15, 2015 - 3:45am
The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) is pleased to announce the launch of a workshop report and a web portal, efforts coordinated through and in support of the Nanotechnology...
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Nanoscale light-emitting device has big profile

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have created a nanoscale device that can emit light as powerfully as an object 10,000 times its size. It's an advance that could have huge implications for ev...

Chemotherapeutic coatings enhance tumor-frying nanoparticles: Duke University researchers add a drug delivery mechanism to a nanoparticle therapy already proven to target, heat and destroy tumors

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
In a move akin to adding chemical weapons to a firebomb, researchers at Duke University have devised a method for making a promising nanoscale cancer treatment even more deadly to tumors.

The quantum physics of artificial light harvesting: How molecular vibrations make photosynthesis efficient

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Plants and bacteria make use of sunlight with remarkably high efficiency: nine out of ten absorbed light particles are being put to use in an ordinary bacterium. For years, it has been a pressing ques...

Can graphene make the world’s water clean?

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
This post is part of a series examining the connections between nanotechnology and the top 10 trends facing the world, as described in the Outlook on the Global Agenda 2015. All authors are members of...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Launches Industry’s First 22nm FD-SOI Technology Platform: 22FDX offers the best combination of performance, power consumption and cost for IoT, mainstream mobile, RF connectivity, and networking

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today launched a new semiconductor technology developed specifically to meet the ultra-low-power requirements of the next generation of connected devices. The “22FDX™” platform deliver...

Environmentally friendly lignin nanoparticle 'greens' silver nanobullet to battle bacteria

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
“An environmentally benign antimicrobial nanoparticle based on a silver-infused lignin core” Authors: Alexander P. Richter, Joseph S. Brown, Bhuvensh Bharti and Orlin D. Velev, North Carolina State...

Researchers find nanowires have unusually pronounced 'anelastic' properties

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
“Large Anelasticity and Associated Energy Dissipation in Single-Crystalline Nanowires” Authors: Guangming Cheng, Qingquan Qin, Jing Li, Feng Xu, Elizabeth C. Dickey, and Yong Zhu, North Carolina St...

Heat buckyballs to help environment: Rice University scientists advance toward tunable carbon-capture materials

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists are forging toward tunable carbon-capture materials with a new study that shows how chemical changes affect the abilities of enhanced buckyballs to confine greenhouse gases.

Clay sheets stack to form proton conductors: Model system demonstrates a new material property emerging from the assembly of nanoscale building blocks

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Northwestern Engineering professor Jiaxing Huang has developed a cheaper, more stable proton-conducting system. To find the key ingredient, he had to look no further than his own backyard.

Investigation of Mechanical Behavior of Heterogeneous Nanostructures in Iran

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Imam Khomeini International University analyzed the effects of various parameters on the mechanical behavior of nanobars containing heterogeneous materials.

International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Systems (ICBES 2015)

InterNano - Upcoming Events - July 14, 2015 - 3:45am
July 13, 2015 - The 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Systems (ICBES) is a specialized conference covering many different topics related to theories and applications of biomedical sciences and engineering.ICBES is a highly anticipated conference due to the increased importance and growth of biomedical applications and systems. ICBES is set to become an exciting event with the potential for continued growth through the coming years. The conference is designed to bring together researchers active in the different fields of biomedical sciences and engineering to foster an environment conducive to exchanging ideas, information and research. The conference will cover a wide range of topics in the field from bioinformatics to computer-aided diagnosis, telehealth and medicine, human movement analysis, medical imaging, biosensors, and biorobotics.

Selective deposition technique controls nanowire length

Nanotechweb - July 13, 2015 - 3:13am
Bimetallic wires with tailored optical properties could be used in a variety of different applications, from metamaterials to solar energy harvesting and biosensing.

SUNY Poly CNSE to Present Cutting-Edge Semiconductor Technology Developments at SEMICON West 2015 Conference

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
SUNY Poly CNSE NanoCollege and corporate partners to detail Global 450mm Consortium advances and lead a clean-energy forum showcasing New York State’s innovation ecosystem.

A tunable, highly sensitive graphene-based molecule sensor: Researchers at EPFL and ICFO have developed a reconfigurable sensor made from graphene to detect nanomolecules such as proteins and drugs; the device exploits the unique electronic and optical pr

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Many areas of fundamental research are interested in graphene owing to its exceptional characteristics. It is made of one layer of carbon atoms, which makes it light and sturdy, and it is an excellent...

Women in Graphene network launched

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene Week 2015 in Manchester last month saw the launch of Women in Graphene, a support network for women in graphene and related 2d materials research. As in other areas of science and engineering...

Super graphene can help treat cancer

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Silver is often used as a coating on medical equipment used for chemotherapy. The problem is that this silver coating can break down drugs. Now, researchers have found a graphene coating that will hel...

Graphene-based film can be used for efficient cooling of electronics

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a method for efficiently cooling electronics using graphene-based film. The film has a thermal conductivity capacity that is four times...

Scientists Apply Magnetic Nanoparticles to Eliminate Cancerous Cells

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Tehran synthesized magnetic nanoparticles that showed appropriate function in treating cancer.