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Self-powered textile could be woven into smart clothes

Nanotechweb - October 28, 2016 - 5:01am
Innovative system is made from fibre-shaped nanogenerators, solar cells and supercapacitors.

DNA clamp measures biomolecule mechanics

Nanotechweb - October 27, 2016 - 6:45am
New force-spectroscopy tool could be used to study how proteins and genes behave inside biological cells.

New nanomedicine approach aims to improve HIV drug therapies

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2016 - 7:45am
New research led by the University of Liverpool aims to improve the administration and availability of drug therapies to HIV patients through the use of nanotechnology.

New method increases energy density in lithium batteries: Novel technique may lead to longer battery life in portable electronics and electrical vehicles

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Yuan Yang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Columbia Engineering, has developed a new method to increase the energy density of lithium (Li-ion) batteries. He has built a tri...

KaSAM-2016: International Conference on Material Sciences has successfully concluded in Pokhara of Western Nepal

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2016 - 7:45am
The ‘Kathmandu Symposia on Advanced Materials- 2016 (KaSAM-2016)’, organized by Nepal Polymer Institute (NPI) in association with the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), the Pokhara Univer...

Unusual quantum liquid on crystal surface could inspire future electronics

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2016 - 7:45am
For the first time, an experiment has directly imaged electron orbits in a high-magnetic field, illuminating an unusual collective behavior in electrons and suggesting new ways of manipulating the cha...

Nanosciences: Genes on the rack

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have developed a novel nanotool that provides a facile means of characterizing the mechanical properties of biomolecules.

Physicists use lasers to capture first snapshots of rapid chemical bonds breaking

Nanotech-Now - October 26, 2016 - 7:45am
Lasers have successfully recorded a chemical reaction that happens as fast as a quadrillionth of a second, which could help scientists understand and control chemical reactions.

Tungsten nanospeakers sound out thermoacoustic models

Nanotechweb - October 25, 2016 - 4:46am
Nanospeakers produced in tungsten for the first time provide insights into the significance of different system parameters and the propagation of waves from these systems.

Nanoparticle vaccinates mice against dengue fever

Nanotech-Now - October 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Every year, more than 350 million people in over 120 countries contact dengue fever, which can cause symptoms ranging from achy muscles and a skin rash to life-threatening hemorrhagic fever. Researche...

New perovskite solar cell design could outperform existing commercial technologies: Stanford, Oxford team creates high-efficiency tandem cells

Nanotech-Now - October 24, 2016 - 7:45am
A new design for solar cells that uses inexpensive, commonly available materials could rival and even outperform conventional cells made of silicon.

Exploding smartphones: What's the silent danger lurking in our rechargeable devices? New research identifies toxic emissions released by lithium-ion batteries

Nanotech-Now - October 24, 2016 - 7:45am
Dozens of dangerous gases are produced by the batteries found in billions of consumer devices, like smartphones and tablets, according to a new study. The research, published in Nano Energy, identifie...