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Cervical cancer detection goes portable

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at National Nanotechnology Center (NANOTEC) have designed a prototype digital colposcopy system for cervical cancer diagnosis known as INSpectDx. The portable system can display, record, a...

Antibacterial Nanocomposite Prevents Transmission of Infectious Diseases

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a sample of antibacterial nanocomposite that is able to prevent the transmission of infection and bacteria into human bodies.

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Provides Update On Hospital Project, PCAOB Audit, and New Heat Shield™ Line

Nanotech-Now - August 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC PINK: INTK), a global leader in nanotechnology-based energy saving solutions, today released the following update:

Commercializing plasmonics - Nature.com

InterNano Industry News - August 26, 2015 - 3:45am
Commercializing plasmonicsNature.comAccording to Stefan Maier from Imperial College London, who is the co-chair of the project, large-scale nanofabrication of plasmonic devices and the ability to scale up play a crucial role in the commercialization process. “Also, some common plasmonic ...
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N12 Technologies, Inc.

National Nanomanufacturing Network - August 24, 2015 - 3:12pm
DirectoryN12 is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup that’s commercializing revolutionary nanotechnology to enhance composite materials. Based on MIT-developed and exclusively licensed vertically aligned carbon nanotube (VACNT) technology, N12 has created the world’s first commercial-scale continuous manufacturing capability for its Nanostitch™ product. Nanostitch™ improves shear properties of carbon-fiber and other composite materials by 10-40% and lengthens fatigue life 100 fold. Address: 85 Bolton Street Cambridge, MA 02140Contact Info:  URL:  http://www.n12technologies.com Type: IndustryEmail Address: info@n12technologies.comPhone: 857-259-6622InterNano Taxonomy: NanocompositesCarbon nanotube (CNT)Carbon nanotube synthesisTags: NanostitchCarbon FiberCompositesvertically aligned carbon nanotube (VACNT)commercial scalecontinuous manufacturing

Superlattice design realizes elusive multiferroic properties: New design sandwiches a polar metallic oxide between an insulating material

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
From the spinning disc of a computer's hard drive to the varying current in a transformer, many technological devices work by merging electricity and magnetism. But the search to find a single materia...

New Step towards Breast Cancer Treatment by Herbal Compounds

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences studied the effect of a type of herbal compound on the treatment of breast cancer.

Nanostart AG: First-half figures 2015 published and new supervisory board elected : Publication of first-half figures 2015 - Shareholders' meeting elected new supervisory board

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Frankfurt-based nanotechnology investment company, Nanostart AG, today publishes the financial results for the first half-year 2015. The semi-annual report is available as of now for download from the...

Novel nanostructures for efficient long-range energy transport

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
The conversion of sunlight into electricity at low cost becomes increasingly important to meet the world's fast growing energy consumption. This task requires the development of new device concepts, i...

Iranian Scientists Utilize Nanomembranes to Purify Wastewater of Olive Oil Plants

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied and compared the performance of various types of laboratorial and commercial membranes in purification of olive oil production plants.

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, AgBiome, Secures $34.5 Million Series B Financing Led By Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its portfolio company, AgBiome, a leading agricultural research firm, has r...

Abstract Submission Deadline for “2nd International Conference on Infectious Diseases & Nanomedicine (December 15-18, 2015, Kathmandu, NEPAL)” has been extended to Sept 15.

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Despite the tragic massive earthquakes that hit Nepal back in April and May, Kathmandu- the capital city- will be hosting the 2nd International Conference on Infectious Diseases and Nanomedicine (ICID...

Revolutionary MIT-Developed Nanotechnology Company Showcases at CAMX in Dallas

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
N12 Technologies, Inc., a Cambridge, MA-based nanotechnology company, has commercialized an MIT-developed technology to become the world's first manufacturer capable of industrialized, continuous Vert...

Nanofilm Introduces Clarity AR Lens Cleaner for Anti-Reflective Superhydrophobic Lenses

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
The popularity of anti-reflective superhydrophobic lenses has shown significant growth in recent years because of the many benefits to wearers. The one drawback for many patients is the difficulty in...

Lighting up cancer cells to identify low concentrations of diseased cells: New study published in inaugural issue of Applied Materials Today describes development of 'Heavy metal cancer spies'

Nanotech-Now - August 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers in China have developed tiny nanocrystals that could be used in the next generation of medical imaging technologies to light up cancer cells. In a study published in the inaugural issue of...

Testing the state of electroluminescence losses

Nanotechweb - August 24, 2015 - 6:18am
Scanning tunnelling luminescence studies reveal mechanisms behind efficiency losses in gallium arsenide devices.

Cross-linked microcapsules release anti-cancer drugs

Nanotechweb - August 24, 2015 - 3:57am
DNA-stabilized structures “unlock” in response to specific biomarker stimuli.

Laser-burned graphene gains metallic powers: Rice University scientists find possible replacement for platinum as catalyst

Nanotech-Now - August 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University chemists who developed a unique form of graphene have found a way to embed metallic nanoparticles that turn the material into a useful catalyst for fuel cells and other applications.

Electrospray solves longstanding problem in Langmuir-Blodgett assembly: The electrospray spreads water-soluble solvents on water while minimizing mixing

Nanotech-Now - August 22, 2015 - 7:45am
In the 1930s, Irving Langmuir and his colleague Katharine Blodgett were working long days in the General Electric Company's research laboratory. Together, they discovered that by spreading molecules w...

Manchester team reveal new, stable 2-D materials: Dozens of new 2-dimensional materials similar to graphene are now available, thanks to research from University of Manchester scientists

Nanotech-Now - August 22, 2015 - 7:45am
The problem has been that the vast majority of these atomically thin 2D crystals are unstable in air, so react and decompose before their properties can be determined and their potential applications...