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Aspen Aerogels to Present at the Needham Growth Conference

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Needham Growth Conference to be held at the New York Palace Hotel.

Imec and Cloudtag Collaborate on High Quality Frictionless Wearables for Lifestyle Coaching: Next-generation health and fitness tracker Cloudtag TrackTM launched at CES 2016

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Cloudtag (CTAG:LN), the company that brings accurate data and personalization to the health, wellbeing and fitness markets, and imec, the world-leading nanoelectronics research center, today presente...

Arrowhead Begins Dosing the Phase 2b MONARCH Combination Study of ARC-520 in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, dosed the first patient in the Phase 2b MONARCH combination study of ARC-520, it's RNA...

A nanoscale look at why a new alloy is amazingly tough: Berkeley Lab-led team learns secrets of high entropy alloy

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Just in time for the icy grip of winter: A team of researchers led by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has identified several mechan...

Scientists call for new tools to explore the world's microbiomes

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2016 - 7:45am
In October, an interdisciplinary group of scientists proposed forming a Unified Microbiome Initiative (UMI) to explore the world of microorganisms that are central to life on Earth and yet largely rem...

Aluminum nanoparticles could improve electronic displays

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Whether showing off family photos on smartphones or watching TV shows on laptops, many people look at liquid crystal displays (LCDs) every day. LCDs are continually being improved, but almost all curr...

Nanospin microscope acquires images in record time

Nanotechweb - January 8, 2016 - 8:01am
Researchers in Australia and France have made a new nanodiamond-based scanning probe instrument that exploits an ensemble of electron spins.

Technical partnership at the top – Oxford Instruments and Zurich Instruments announce a technical collaboration for low temperature physics

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments (OI), market leader in cryogenic equipment, and Zurich Instruments (ZI), the technical leader for digital lock-in amplifiers, announce today their joint technical collaboration prim...

National Space Society Partners With Voices From L5 A Space Settlement Podcast

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2016 - 7:45am
The National Space Society is proud to announce its partnership with Voices From L5. This exciting new podcast will open new discussions on space settlement, focusing on the humanities and social scie...

MEMS & Sensors Industry Group Previews “Internet of MEMS & Sensors” at CES 2016 -- Global industry association invites CE OEMS/integrators to conference track on January 7

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2016 - 7:45am
What: Internet of MEMS & Sensors, a full-day conference track hosted by MEMS & Sensors Industry Group, at CES® 2016

Researchers at ETH Zurich have manufactured transparent electrodes for use in touchscreens using a novel nanoprinting process

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 7, 2016 - 11:42am
Fabio Bergamin, ETH ZurichFrom smartphones to the operating interfaces of ticket machines and cash dispensers, every touchscreen we use requires transparent electrodes: The devices’ glass surface is coated with a barely vis

NIST Issues Notice of Intent to Fund New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 7, 2016 - 11:37am
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MoS2 monolayers make GHz transistor

Nanotechweb - January 7, 2016 - 4:46am
New, flexible radio-frequency molybdenum disulphide transistors achieve the highest ever intrinsic cut-off frequency of 5.6 GHz and power gain of 3.3 GHz.

Promising new approach for controlled fabrication of carbon nanostructures

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2016 - 7:45am
An international team of researchers including Professor Federico Rosei and members of his group at INRS has developed a new strategy for fabricating atomically controlled carbon nanostructures used i...

New bimetallic alloy nanoparticles for printed electronic circuits: Production of oxidation-resistant copper alloy nanoparticles by electrical explosion of wire for printed electronics

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2016 - 7:45am
"Printed electronics" has the potential to enable low-cost fabrication of electronics on flexible or curved surfaces, which will lead to the use of electronics in more varied applications. We will be...

New research could help build better fighter planes and space shuttles

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Thousands bound together are still thinner than a single strand of human hair, but with research from Binghamton University, boron nitride nanotubes may help build better fighter planes and space shut...

How to train your bacterium: Berkeley Lab scientists teach bacterium a new trick for artificial photosynthesis

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Trainers of dogs, horses, and other animal performers take note: a bacterium named Moorella thermoacetica has been induced to perform only a single trick, but it's a doozy. Berkeley Lab researchers ar...

IU scientists create 'nano-reactor' for the production of hydrogen biofuel: Combining bacterial genes and virus shell creates a highly efficient, renewable material used in generating power from water

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at Indiana University have created a highly efficient biomaterial that catalyzes the formation of hydrogen -- one half of the "holy grail" of splitting H2O to make hydrogen and oxygen for f...

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Begins Supplying One of World's Largest Pulp and Paper Product Companies with Patented Energy Saving and Protective Coatings for Heat Process Equipment

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK INTK), a global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced that the Company is supplying its patented Heat Shield™ and Nansulate® energ...

Cambrios Powering Past Competitors in High-Volume Touchscreen Production: Company Demonstrating Market Share Momentum in Laptops, All-in-One Computers and Other Key Touch Display Sectors

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Cambrios Technologies, the Sunnyvale, CA-based leader in silver nanowire technology, and their customer, LG Electronics Chemical & Electronic Material division (LGE CEM), today announced continued gro...