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How to Avoid Foot Amputation in Diabetic Patients?

Nanotech-Now - April 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and National Autonomous Mexico University develop techniques to treat diabetic foot syndrome with special insoles with silver nano-particles. The technique...

The Graphene Flagship Enters Core One

Nanotech-Now - April 25, 2016 - 7:45am
In October 2013 the European Commission as part of its Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) scheme launched the Graphene Flagship. This large scale, international research collaboration is moving fo...

Highlights from the Graphene Flagship

Nanotech-Now - April 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Notable achievements from the ramp-up phase of the Graphene Flagship - Ramp up phase highlights from the Graphene Flagship The activities of all the Flagship partners are too numerous to list in th...

Adding some salt to the recipe for energy storage materials: Researchers use common table salt as growth template

Nanotech-Now - April 25, 2016 - 7:45am
The secret to making the best energy storage materials is growing them with as much surface area as possible. Like baking, it requires just the right mixture of ingredients prepared in a specific amou...

The atom without properties

Nanotech-Now - April 25, 2016 - 7:45am
The microscopic world is governed by the rules of quantum mechanics, where the properties of a particle can be completely undetermined and yet strongly correlated with those of other particles. Physic...

Columbia Engineering-led team advances single molecule electronic DNA sequencing: Researchers achieve real-time single molecule electronic DNA sequencing at single-base resolution using a protein nanopore array--a future platform for precision medicine

Nanotech-Now - April 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from Columbia University, with colleagues at Genia Technologies (Roche), Harvard University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report achieving real-time single...

Cleaning up hybrid battery electrodes improves capacity and lifespan: New way of building supercapacitor-battery electrodes eliminates interference from inactive components

Nanotech-Now - April 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Hybrid batteries that charge faster than conventional ones could have significantly better electrical capacity and long-term stability when prepared with a gentle-sounding way of making electrodes.

Zip software can detect the quantum-classical boundary: Compression of experimental data reveals the presence of quantum correlations

Nanotech-Now - April 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Quantum physics has a reputation for being mysterious and mathematically challenging. That makes it all the more surprising that a new technique to detect quantum behaviour relies on a familiar tool:...

Researchers develop new semiconducting polymer for forthcoming flexible electronics

Nanotech-Now - April 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Polymer semiconductors, which can be processed on large-area and mechanically flexible substrates with low cost, are considered as one of the main components for future plastic electronics. However, t...

NRL reveals novel uniform coating process of p-ALD

Nanotech-Now - April 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have devised a clever combination of materials -- when used during the thin-film growth process -- to reveal that particle atomic layer depositio...

Researchers Develop Chiral Graphene Stacks to Produce Atomic-Scale Large Area Films

InterNano Industry News - April 23, 2016 - 3:45am
Non-superimposable mirror images of each other, such as hands and feet, are referred to as chiral objects. One image is clearly right-handed, and the other is left-handed. A ball and a basic drinking...
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Oxford Instruments Announce more Speakers for their 2D Materials Processing Technology Workshop

InterNano Industry News - April 23, 2016 - 3:45am
The 2D materials workshop, on Thursday April 7th 2016, is going to take place at the National Graphene Institute (NGI) of Manchester University. The NGI is praised as the ‘home of...
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Quantum-dot barcodes for diagnosing disease

Nanotechweb - April 22, 2016 - 4:34am
First full clinical study shows that the devices can be used to diagnose patients infected with the hepatitis B virus.

Carbon nanotubes light up on photonic chips

Nanotechweb - April 21, 2016 - 8:24am
Nanotube-integrated waveguide could easily be adapted into optical circuits of the future.

System creates on-demand 'nanotube forests,' has potential industry applications

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Dynamic optoelectric trapping and deposition of multiwalled carbon nanotubes Avanish Mishra1, Katherine Clayton1, Vanessa Velasco2, Stuart J. Williams2 and Steven T. Wereley1 1Birck Nanotechnolo...

New world record for fullerene-free polymer solar cells

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Polymer solar cells can be even cheaper and more reliable thanks to a breakthrough by scientists at Linköping University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). This work is about avoiding costly a...

Making electronics out of coal: Instead of burning up this complex hydrocarbon, let's make devices from it

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Jeffrey Grossman thinks we've been looking at coal all wrong. Instead of just setting it afire, thus ignoring the molecular complexity of this highly varied material, he says, we should be harnessing...