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Educating and Inspiring Students through Nanotechnology

National Nanomanufacturing Network - March 31, 2016 - 10:36am
Lloyd Whitman - OSTP; Lisa Friedersdorf - NNCOThe Administration’s updated Strategy for American

USDA Announces $5.2 Million for Nanotechnology Research

National Nanomanufacturing Network - March 31, 2016 - 10:22am
Amanda Hils, Public Affairs Specialist USDAAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced an investment of more than $5.2 million to support nanotechnology research at 11 universities.

University of Utah engineers develop material that can sense fuel leaks and fuel-based explosives

National Nanomanufacturing Network - March 31, 2016 - 10:11am
Alkane fuel is a key ingredient in combustible material such as gasoline, airplane fuel, oil — even a homemade bomb.

Nanoparticle-Based Cancer Therapies Shown to Work in Humans

National Nanomanufacturing Network - March 31, 2016 - 9:13am
Ker Than, Caltech NewsA team of researchers led by Caltech scientists has shown that nanoparticles can function to target tumors while avoiding adjacent healthy tissue in human cancer patients.

Nanowires for better photoelectrochemical cells

Nanotechweb - March 31, 2016 - 5:11am
New work could improve photoelectrodes for solar-driven water splitting.

Computer simulation discloses new effect of cavitation: Steam bubbles in fast flowing fluids obviously also result from chemical surface properties; use for reducing wear in pumps and plain bearings

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have discovered a so far unknown formation mechanism of cavitation bubbles by means of a model calculation. In the Science Advances journal, they describe how oil-repellent and oil-attract...

Nature-inspired nanotubes that assemble themselves, with precision: Berkeley Lab scientists discover another design principle for building nanostructures

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
When it comes to the various nanowidgets scientists are developing, nanotubes are especially intriguing. That's because hollow tubes that have diameters of only a few billionths of a meter have the po...

Engineering black gold, as light as the bones of birds

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of Korean research team, led by Professor Ju-Young Kim (School of Materials Science and Engineering) of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea has recently anno...

New nanoparticle reveals cancer treatment effectiveness in real time: 'Reporter nanoparticle' delivers therapeutic payload and glows green when cancer cells die

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Being able to detect early on whether a cancer therapy is working for a patient can influence the course of treatment and improve outcomes and quality of life. However, conventional detection methods...

CWRU researchers make biosensor 1 million times more sensitive: Advance aims at detecting cancers earlier, improving treatment and outcomes

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists and engineers at Case Western Reserve University have developed an optical sensor, based on nanostructured metamaterials, that's 1 million times more sensitive than the current best availab...

Quantum effects at work in the world's smelliest superconductor

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
The quantum behaviour of hydrogen affects the structural properties of hydrogen-rich compounds, which are possible candidates for the elusive room temperature superconductor, according to new research...

Multilingual circuit: NIST's 'optomechanical transducer' links sound, light, radio waves

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a "piezo-optomechanical circuit" that converts signals among optical, acoustic and radio waves. A system...

Nanometrics Achieves Record 3D-NAND Bookings Quarter: A Record 3D-NAND Bookings Quarter, both in Aggregate and for Each of Three Key Customers

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced record 3D-NAND bookings totaling over $38 million for the first quarter of 2016. The re...

Microneedle patch delivers localized cancer immunotherapy to melanoma

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Biomedical engineering researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a technique that uses a patch embedded with microneedles to del...

Saving sunshine for a rainy day: New catalyst offers efficient storage of green energy: Team led by U of T Engineering designs world's most efficient catalyst for storing energy as hydrogen by splitting water molecules

Nanotech-Now - March 30, 2016 - 7:45am
We can't control when the wind blows and when the sun shines, so finding efficient ways to store energy from alternative sources remains an urgent research problem. Now, a group of researchers led by...

Negative NV charge states could make good fluorescent probes

Nanotechweb - March 30, 2016 - 4:04am
Nitrogen vacancy centre in nanodiamond could be used to monitor variations in electrochemical potential.

Nanotechnology announces the first winner of the Young Researcher Award

InterNano Industry News - March 30, 2016 - 3:45am
We speak to Jae Hyun Lee, winner of the first Nanotechnology Young Researcher Award about the challenges and motivations in his nanobioscience work.
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SUNY Poly and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce New $500M R&D Program in Albany To Accelerate Next Generation Chip Technology: Arrival of Second Cutting Edge EUV Lithography Tool Launches New Patterning Center That Will Generate Over 100 New High Tech Jobs at SUNY

InterNano Industry News - March 30, 2016 - 3:45am
In support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s commitment to maintaining New York State’s global leadership in nanotechnology research and development, SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) and GLOBALFOUND...
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