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Researchers at HKUST achieved novel nanobowl optical concentrator for organic solar cell

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Geometrical light trapping is a simple and promising strategy to largely improve the optical absorption and efficiency of solar cells. Nonetheless, implementation of geometrical light trapping in orga...
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New approach may lead to inhalable vaccines for influenza, pneumonia: Changing the surface charge of a PRINT nanoparticle may give researchers a way forward to develop vaccines for diseases that target the lungs

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University have uncovered a novel approach to creating inhalable vaccines using nanoparticles that shows promise...
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Nanowire clothing could keep people warm -- without heating everything else

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
To stay warm when temperatures drop outside, we heat our indoor spaces -- even when no one is in them. But scientists have now developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate hea...
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A potential long-lasting treatment for sensitive teeth

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Rather than soothe and comfort, a hot cup of tea or cocoa can cause people with sensitive teeth a jolt of pain. But scientists are now developing a new biomaterial that can potentially rebuild worn en...
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Determination of Critical Force, Time for Manipulation of Biological Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers modeled the effective forces on the manipulation of various biological nanoparticles by using atomic force microscopy method.
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New concept of fuel cell for efficiency and environment: It grasps both performance efficiency and removal of toxic heavy metal ions in direct methanol fuel cells

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
The Center for Nanoparticle Research at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has succeeded in proposing a new method to enhance fuel cell efficiency with the simultaneous removal of toxic heavy metal...
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Philips and AOC Monitors with QD Vision’s Color IQ™ Deliver World’s Best Color: Leading brands embrace Quantum Dot technology to enable 99% Adobe RGB color in 27-inch monitors

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Two of the world's leading computer monitor brands, Philips and AOC, have adopted QD Vision's Color IQ™ quantum dot technology to deliver industry-leading color performance for their new 27" high-perf...
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TCL 55” Quantum Dot TV with Color IQ™ Optics Debuts at CES 2015: TVs with OLED-quality color at an affordable price coming soon to the US and Europe

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
The new TCL 55" 4K UHD Quantum Dot TV that launched in the Chinese market in December will soon be available in the targeted overseas markets, such as Europe and Asia Pacific, according to TCL Multime...
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Nanometrics to Present at the 17th Annual Needham Growth Conference

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that company management is scheduled to present at the 17th Annual Needham Growth Confer...
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DNA Origami Could Lead to Nano “Transformers” for Biomedical Applications: Tiny hinges and pistons hint at possible complexity of future nano-robots

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
If the new nano-machines built at The Ohio State University look familiar, it's because they were designed with full-size mechanical parts such as hinges and pistons in mind.

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Freshmen-level chemistry solves the solubility mystery of graphene oxide films: Common contaminant found responsible for the material's stability in water

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
A Northwestern University-led team recently found the answer to a mysterious question that has puzzled the materials science community for years--and it came in the form of some surprisingly basic che...
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Liquipel Receives US Patent on Environmentally Friendly, Watersafe Treatment of Electronics: U.S. Patent Office Finds Watersafe™ Treatment Covers Cell Phones, Smart Phones, Tablets, Computers and More

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Liquipel LLC (http://www.liquipel.com/), the industry leader in Watersafe technology, announced today that it had been awarded a patent for its technology that protects electronic devices from damages...
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Iran Stands 7th in World's Nano-Tech Papers

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Statnano, which provides global and regional ranking regarding main indicators of Nano science, technology and industry (NSTI), announced that Iran ranked 7th in the world in terms of publishing artic...
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'Glowing' new nanotechnology guides cancer surgery, also kills remaining malignant cells

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new way to selectively insert compounds into cancer cells - a system that will help surgeons identify malignant tissues and then, in combination...
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Iranian Scientists Synthesize Biodiesel Fuel from Soya Oil Using Nanocatalysts

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad succeeded in the production of biodiesel fuel from soya oil to reduce pollutions caused by fossil fuels.
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QD Vision Receives New Funding Round to Meet Growing Demand for Quantum Dot Technology: Industry Veteran Steve Ward Named Executive Chairman

Nanotech-Now - January 5, 2015 - 10:08pm
QD Vision today announced significant new investments to meet surging demand for its Color IQ™ quantum dot technology for televisions and monitors. The new funding will help accelerate the growth of t...
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FLEX™ from CRAIC Technologies: a Flexible UV-visible-NIR Microspectrophotometer Concept

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
FLEX™ is designed as a multi-functional tool able to acquire micro-scale images and spectra from the deep UV to the NIR. Offering transmission, reflectance, fluorescence, Raman as well as a host of o...
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New issue of JONPI out: Volume 5, issue 2 now out!

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest issue of Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI) has come marking 6 years of existence.
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Researchers use nanotechnology to engineer ACL replacements: Researchers created a tri-component, synthetic graft for reconstructing torn anterior cruciate ligaments

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Lindsey Vonn. Derrick Rose. Tom Brady. Mickey Mantle. They have all fallen victim to the dreaded pop of the knee. Connecting the femur to the tibia, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture...
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A repulsive material

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
In a world-first achievement published in Nature, scientists from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science in Japan, along with colleagues from the National Institute of Material Science and the U...
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