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Berkeley Lab Licenses Boron Nitride Nanotube Technology: New material has unique mechanical and electronic properties

Nanotech-Now - September 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Nearly 20 years ago researcher Alex Zettl of the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) synthesized in his lab a new material never before seen by nature: boron ni...
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Plasmonic nanoclusters could detect single molecules

Nanotechweb - September 15, 2014 - 2:47am
Oligomers interact with light more strongly than isolated, uncoupled nanoparticles thanks to multiple plasmonic “hot spots” created in each cluster.
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Iranian Nano Scientists Create Flame-Resistant Polymers

Nanotech-Now - September 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kashan University employed nanotechnology to increase thermal and flame resistant polymers.
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PETA science consortium experts to present at international nanotechology workshop: PETA International Science Consortium, Ltd., Is a Sponsor of Nano Risk Analysis II

Nanotech-Now - September 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Experts from the PETA International Science Consortium will present strategies for optimizing nonanimal testing methods at a workshop that will examine the strengths and limitations of current alterna...
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First Colloid and Polymer Science Lecture awarded to Orlin D. Velev: Chemical engineer honored for outstanding research in colloid science

Nanotech-Now - September 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The Springer journal Colloid and Polymer Science awards Orlin D. Velev from North Carolina State University (USA) the Colloid and Polymer Science Lecture 2014. The award committee chose Velev for his...
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NEI Corporation and PneumatiCoat Technologies Sign Agreement to Jointly Develop and Market New Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries

Nanotech-Now - September 14, 2014 - 7:45am
NEI Corporation (NEI) and PneumatiCoat Technologies (PCT) have initiated a collaboration to develop, produce, and market coated battery materials - cathodes, anodes, and solid electrolytes. The partne...
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NanoStruck has a High Recovery Rate on Mine Tailings: retrieval of up to 96% of Gold, 88% of Silver and 86% of Palladium

Nanotech-Now - September 14, 2014 - 7:45am
NanoStruck Technologies Inc. has a powerful suite of proprietary nano-biotechnology solutions that can transform even the most contaminated waters into pure, safe, and drinkable water for a fraction o...
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Nanostruck announces 87.6% recovery of 56 GMS/ton silver tailings samples

Nanotech-Now - September 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Highlights: Recovery of 87.6% of Silver from Samples Grading 56 Grams Per Metric Ton No Cyanide Used in the Closed-Loop Environmentally Friendly P...
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Boosting armor for nuclear-waste eating microbes

Nanotech-Now - September 14, 2014 - 7:45am
A microbe developed to clean up nuclear waste and patented by a Michigan State University researcher has just been improved.

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Advanced Light Source Sets Microscopy Record| Berkeley Lab Researchers Achieve Highest Resolution Ever with X-ray Microscopy

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A record-setting X-ray microscopy experiment may have ushered in a new era for nanoscale imaging. Working at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab),...
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UT Arlington research uses nanotechnology to help cool electrons with no external sources

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers has discovered a way to cool electrons to -228 °C without external means and at room temperature, an advancement that could enable electronic devices to function with very little...
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Excitonic Dark States Shed Light on TMDC Atomic Layers: Berkeley Lab Discovery Holds Promise for Nanoelectronic and Photonic Applications

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of Berkeley Lab researchers believes it has uncovered the secret behind the unusual optoelectronic properties of single atomic layers of transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC) materials, the tw...
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Ceramics don't have to be brittle: Caltech materials scientists are creating materials by design

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Imagine a balloon that could float without using any lighter-than-air gas. Instead, it could simply have all of its air sucked out while maintaining its filled shape. Such a vacuum balloon, which coul...
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Researchers Create World’s Largest DNA Origami

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
"Toward Larger DNA Origami" Authors: Alexandria N. Marchi and Ishtiaq Saaem, Duke University; Briana N. Vogen and Thomas H. LaBean, North Carolina State University; Stanley Brown, University of Cop...
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Development of Algorithm for Accurate Calculation of Average Distance Travelled by Low-Speed Electrons without Energy Loss that Are Sensitive to Surface Structure

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
The research team consisting of postdoctoral researcher Da Bo, former
postdoctoral researcher Hiroshi Shinotsuka, group leader Hideki
Yoshikawa and special researcher Shigeo Tanuma, Surfac...
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Industrial waste converted in coating for aircraft turbines

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A group of specialists from the Center for Research in Advanced Materials (Cimav), have developed nanostructured coatings capable of withstanding temperatures exceeding 1000 degrees Celsius, which are...
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Iranian Scientists Discover Nanotechnology Method to Remove Limitations in Tumor Surgery

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Medical Sciences presented a new method to overcome limitations in the laser surgery of head and neck through nanotechnology.
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Iranian Nanotechnology Scientists Produce Polymeric Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology have produced polymeric scaffolds which could be used for tissue engineering purposes.
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Combining antibodies, iron nanoparticles and magnets steers stem cells to injured organs:Study published in Nature Communications details targeted nanomedicine therapy to regenerate heart muscle injured by heart attack

Nanotech-Now - September 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute infused antibody-studded iron nanoparticles into the bloodstream to treat heart attack damage. The combined nanoparticle enabled precise localization of...
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FinFETs go flexible

Nanotechweb - September 12, 2014 - 6:47am
New soft-etching technique could allow for new applications in consumer electronics, such as in the emerging field of the “Internet of Things”.
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