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'Green' electronic materials produced with synthetic biology

InterNano Industry News - September 8, 2016 - 3:45am
Scientists at UMass Amherst report in the current issue of Small that they have genetically designed a new strain of bacteria that spins out extremely thin and highly conductive wires made up solely o...
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Graphite nanopipes are smallest ever

Nanotechweb - September 8, 2016 - 12:27am
The nanostructures could be employed in a wide range of applications, such as filtration, separation and many other technologies.

Nano-Toxicity Testing at Regulatory Sciences Summit: In Vitro Tests Can Most Efficiently Assess Nanomaterial Toxicity

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
The PETA International Science Consortium will present on nonanimal nano-toxicity testing at the Global Summit on Regulatory Science Nanotechnology Standards and Applications, September 7-9 in Bethesd...

NeuRAM3 Project to Present Latest Technology for Brain-inspired ICs: NeuRAM3 Workshop Brings Together International Experts on Neuromorphic Electronics At ESSDERC/ESSCIRC 2016 on Sept. 12 in Lausanne, Switzerland

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
An international project to develop technology and architectures for mimicking neural behavior in integrated circuits will review the state of the art in creating neuromorphic circuits and bring toget...

Nanodiamonds in an instant: Rice University-led team morphs nanotubes into tougher carbon for spacecraft, satellites

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Superman can famously make a diamond by crushing a chunk of coal in his hand, but Rice University scientists are employing a different tactic.

Super-resolution microscope builds 3-D images by mapping negative space

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have demonstrated a method for making three-dimensional images of structures in biological material under natural conditions at a much higher resolution...

Notre Dame researchers find transition point in semiconductor nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Collaborative research at Notre Dame has demonstrated that electronic interactions play a significant role in the dimensional crossover of semiconductor nanomaterials. The laboratory of Masaru Kuno, p...

Imperial College use Kleindiek micromanipulators in their research into electrochemical energy devices

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
EM Resolutions, manufacturers and suppliers of tools and accessories for users of electron microscopes, report on the research of Dr Farid Tariq of Imperial College. He is applying Kleindiek micromani...

JPK’s NanoWizard® AFM is used to evaluate the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients at iMM, University of Lisbon

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 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 Instituto de Medi...

SLAC's high-speed 'electron camera' films atomic nuclei in vibrating molecules: Method gives scientists new ways to study rapid nuclear motions in nature's light-dependent processes

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
An ultrafast "electron camera" at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has made the first direct snapshots of atomic nuclei in molecules that are vibrating within millionths...

Rutgers engineers use microwaves to produce high-quality graphene: Rutgers experts discover easy way to make graphene for flexible and printable electronics, energy storage, and catalysis

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Rutgers University engineers have found a simple method for producing high-quality graphene that can be used in next-generation electronic and energy devices: bake the compound in a microwave oven.

Making the switch, this time with an insulator: Colorado State University physicists, joining the fundamental pursuit of using electron spins to store and manipulate information, have demonstrated a new approach to doing so, which could prove useful in th

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2016 - 7:45am
The growing field of spin electronics - spintronics - tells us that electrons spin like a top, carry angular momentum, and can be controlled as units of power, free of conventional electric current. N...

Probing nanoscale lead reservoirs to date geological events

Nanotechweb - September 7, 2016 - 5:34am
Atom probe microscopy technique could help resolve longstanding questions in the geosciences.

Making pristine graphene in a microwave oven

Nanotechweb - September 5, 2016 - 4:51am
High-quality large-area samples of the carbon sheet can be produced by simply zapping reduced graphene oxide with microwaves for a couple of seconds.

Tapping into light's hidden information to push fundamental diffraction limit

Nanotechweb - September 5, 2016 - 4:39am
Discovery could boost resolution of space telescopes.

Mathematical nanotoxicoproteomics: Quantitative characterization of effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes: This research article by Dr. Subhash Basak et al. will be published in Current Computer-Aided Drug Design, Volume 12, 2016

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Various applications of nanosubstances in industrial and consumer goods sectors are becoming increasingly common because of their useful chemical and physical properties. Therefore the development of...

3-D graphene has promise for bio applications: Rice University-led team welds nanoscale sheets to form tough, porous material

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Flakes of graphene welded together into solid materials may be suitable for bone implants, according to a study led by Rice University scientists.

Iowa State engineers treat printed graphene with lasers to enable paper electronics

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
The researchers in Jonathan Claussen's lab at Iowa State University (who like to call themselves nanoengineers) have been looking for ways to use graphene and its amazing properties in their sensors a...