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New active filaments mimic biology to transport nano-cargo: A new design for a fully biocompatible motility engine transports colloidal particles faster than diffusion with active filaments

Nanotech-Now - January 15, 2017 - 7:45am
Inspired by micro-scale motions of nature, a group of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, in Chennai, India, has developed a new design...

RIT engineering faculty awarded NSF grant for high-tech nanofabrication equipment - EurekAlert (press release)

InterNano Industry News - January 15, 2017 - 4:45am
RIT engineering faculty awarded NSF grant for high-tech nanofabrication equipmentEurekAlert (press release)Jing Zhang, engineering faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology, received a $305,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to acquire a new etching system for photonic, electronic and bio-device fabrication. The system strengthens RIT ...and more »
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US EPA Issues Final Nano Reporting Rule Under TSCA

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 13, 2017 - 1:40pm
As part of continued efforts to ensure a more comprehensive understanding of nanoscale materials in commerce, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final regulation requiring on SAFENANO

Researchers create practical and versatile microscopic optomechanical device: Trapping light and mechanical waves within a tiny bullseye, design could enable more sensitive motion detection

Nanotech-Now - January 13, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a new type of optomechanical device that uses a microscopic silicon disk to confine optical and mechanical waves. The new device is highly customizable and compatible with c...

Illinois team advances GaN-on-Silicon for scalable high electron mobility transistors

Nanotech-Now - January 13, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has advanced gallium nitride (GaN)-on-silicon transistor technology by optimizing the composition of the semiconductor layers th...

Harris & Harris Group Issues Reminder for Shareholder Update Call on January 10, 2017

Nanotech-Now - January 13, 2017 - 7:45am
arris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY) (the "Company") reminds shareholders and other interested parties that it will be hosting a shareholder update call tomorrow, Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 2:0...

Keystone Nano Announces FDA Approval Of Investigational New Drug Application For Ceramide NanoLiposome For The Improved Treatment Of Cancer

Nanotech-Now - January 13, 2017 - 7:45am
Keystone Nano, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving cancer treatments through the application of nanotechnology, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approv...

Topological surface states host n- and p-type fermions

Nanotechweb - January 12, 2017 - 6:42am
New findings might help test out a number of condensed-matter and particle-physics theories.

Silicon rods make highly selective thermal emitter

Nanotechweb - January 11, 2017 - 8:26am
New device produces intense light at near-infrared-to-visible wavelengths and might be used in high-efficiency solar cells.

Investigating the impact of natural and manmade nanomaterials on living things: Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology develops tools to assess current and future risk

Nanotech-Now - January 11, 2017 - 7:45am
We can't see them, but nanomaterials, both natural and manmade, are literally everywhere, from our personal care products to our building materials--we're even eating and drinking them.

Captured on video: DNA nanotubes build a bridge between 2 molecular posts: Research may lead to new lines of direct communication with cells

Nanotech-Now - January 11, 2017 - 7:45am
In a microscopic feat that resembled a high-wire circus act, Johns Hopkins researchers have coaxed DNA nanotubes to assemble themselves into bridge-like structures arched between two molecular landmar...

Arrowhead Provides Response to New Minority Shareholder Announcement

Nanotech-Now - January 11, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today responded to the announcement by Silence Therapeutics plc that it acquired, in the open-market, an equity stake of 6,000,359 Arrowhead shares, repr...

Researchers design one of the strongest, lightest materials known: Porous, 3-D forms of graphene developed at MIT can be 10 times as strong as steel but much lighter

Nanotech-Now - January 11, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers at MIT has designed one of the strongest lightweight materials known, by compressing and fusing flakes of graphene, a two-dimensional form of carbon. The new material, a sponge-l...

Manufacturing platform makes intricate biocompatible micromachines

Nanotech-Now - January 11, 2017 - 7:45am
New technique uses biomaterials to make complex devices -- implantable microrobots -- that could be used for many implantable applications, including drug delivery and stents, and could lead to advanc...

First experimental proof of a 70 year old physics theory: First observation of magnetic phase transition in 2-D materials, as predicted by the Nobel winner Onsager in 1943

Nanotech-Now - January 11, 2017 - 7:45am
PARK Je-Geun, Associate Director at the Center for Correlated Electron Systems, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), working in collaboration with CHEONG Hyeonsik at Sogang University and PAR...

Researcher's discovery of new crystal structure holds promise for optoelectronic devices

Nanotech-Now - January 11, 2017 - 7:45am
A Florida State University research team has discovered a new crystal structure of organic-inorganic hybrid materials that could open the door to new applications for optoelectronic devices like light...

Microfluidics

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 10, 2017 - 12:58pm
Microfluidics is a manufacturer of high shear fluid processors and a leader in the design and production of laboratory and commercial processing equipment for pharmaceutical, biotech, chemical and diverse industries. 90 Glacier Drive Suite 1000, Westwood, MA 02090

Cool thermal switch exploits magnetic nanofluids

Nanotechweb - January 10, 2017 - 9:29am
A thermal switch design for cooling device surfaces uses magnetic nanofluids as the primary agent for thermal energy transport for the first time.

Nanomaterials by Severe Plastic Deformation

InterNano - Upcoming Events - January 9, 2017 - 11:14am
ConferenceSunday, July 2, 2017 to Friday, July 7, 2017Sydney, Australia http://www.nanospd7.com/ The NanoSPD conferences have been an important series of international events highlighting the potential of severe plastic deformation as a tool for producing bulk nanostructured and ultrafine grained materials. The conferences of this series take place every three years. The previous conferences held in Moscow (1999), Vienna (2002), Fukuoka (2005), Goslar (2008), Nanjing (2011), and Metz (2014) have been excellent forums for discussions of a wealth of challenging scientific problems associated with this field of research. NanoSPD7 will provide a platform for the NanoSPD community to present new results and exchange research ideas. Your participation in NanoSPD7 and your scientific contributions are essential for its success. We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful city of Sydney that will be hosting NanoSPD7.

New Diamond and Nano Carbons

InterNano - Upcoming Events - January 9, 2017 - 11:01am
ConferenceSunday, May 28, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017Cairns, Australia http://ndnc2017.org/ The 11th International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons 2017 will be held in Cairns, Australia on the shore of the Great Barrier Reef. The conference spans wide research topics from fundamental physical and chemical concepts to applied technologically driven applications with carbon based materials. Those include, but not limited to single crystal diamond, nanodiamonds, carbon nanotubes, graphene and other carbon nanostructures. The meeting will be an excellent forum for both junior and senior scientists, engineers and industry leaders that can enjoy the tantalizing Queensland weather while exchanging and discussing ideas and results. The conference will include Plenary, Invited, Contributed (Oral and Poster) presentations. The topics of the conference include, but not limited to: Carbon materials in Energy Color centers in diamond Diamond and Carbon in biology Novel carbon materials Nanodiamonds for sensing Diamond growth and doping Surfaces and interfaces of carbon materials Theoretical modelling of carbon materials Electronic, spintronic and optical properties of diamond Device Structures Graphene and other 2D materials MEMs Electrochemistry of diamond and nanocarbon materials Diamond-like carbon and amorphous carbon Hybrid carbon materials