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Chains of nanogold – forged with atomic precision

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at Nanoscience Center of University of Jyväskylä in Finland have succeeded in producing short chains and rings of gold nanoparticles with unprecedented precision. They used a special kind...

Tattoo therapy could ease chronic disease: Rice-made nanoparticles tested at Baylor College of Medicine may help control autoimmune diseases

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
A temporary tattoo to help control a chronic disease might someday be possible, according to scientists at Baylor College of Medicine who tested antioxidant nanoparticles created at Rice University.

Nanotech Grants Options

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotech Security Corp. (TSX VENTURE: NTS) (OTCQX: NTSFF), announces the granting of an aggregate of 350,000 share purchase options, of which 200,000 are to an insider.

Light drives titania nanotube micro-engines

Nanotechweb - September 28, 2016 - 6:56am
New devices, which can carry cargo, might also be used to photocatalytically degrade organic pollutants.

Martin Schmidt named Ray and Maria Stata Professor - MIT News

InterNano Industry News - September 28, 2016 - 3:45am
MIT NewsMartin Schmidt named Ray and Maria Stata ProfessorMIT NewsIn addition to research, Schmidt has taught courses in micro/nanofabrication and MEMS, as well as core undergraduate subjects in EECS. His teaching has been recognized with the Ruth and Joel Spira Teaching Award and the Eta Kappa Nu Teaching ...
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Flexible wearable electronic skin patch offers new way to monitor alcohol levels

InterNano Industry News - September 28, 2016 - 3:45am
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a flexible wearable sensor that can accurately measure a person's blood alcohol level from sweat and transmit the data wirelessly to...
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CNST: 2D Materials Nanosculpting and Bioelectronics Applications

InterNano - Upcoming Events - September 26, 2016 - 11:42am
LectureTuesday, November 22, 2016 - 10:30amGaithersburg, MD https://www.nist.gov/news-events/events/2016/09/2d-materials-nanosculpting-and-bioelectronics-applications Electron beams constitute powerful tools to shape materials with atomic resolution inside a transmission electron microscope (TEM). I will describe experiments where we push the limits of device size to atomic scale in 2D materials beyond graphene (MoS2, WS2, MoTe2, black phosphorous) and expand their function and precision, while addressing fundamental questions about structure and properties at nanometer and atomic scales. Experiments are performed in situ and ex situ TEM. In situ TEM experiments include fabrication of nanoribbons and field-effect-transistors from novel two-dimensional materials down to sub-nm widths. Ex situ TEM experiments include the ultrafast, all-electronic detection and analysis of biomolecules by driving them through tiny holes – or nanopores – in thin membranes, including the efforts towards mapping a human genome under 10 min. As molecules are driven through nanopores in solution, they block the ion current flow resulting in current reductions from which molecule’s physical and chemical properties are inferred. DNA, proteins, microRNA and other biomolecules can be analyzed. The temporal, spatial resolution and sensitivity in these experiments have been improved over the last few years thanks to advanced materials, device designs and new electronics. For further information please contact Robert Ilic, 301-975-2639, robert.ilic@nist.gov

Finding the Goldilocks zone for multilayer silicene growth

Nanotechweb - September 26, 2016 - 7:59am
(with audio) X-ray diffraction measurements provide evidence of multilayer silicene growth and highlight the important role of growth temperatures for achieving the pure silicene phase.

Thermophoresis assembles plasmonic nanoparticles

Nanotechweb - September 26, 2016 - 1:57am
New optical technique could assemble nanoparticles into functional superstructures and devices.

Oxford Instruments is ‘Bringing the Nanoworld Together’ in India once again - 22 - 23 November 2016 | IISc Bangalore

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments announces the launch of the 2016 technical workshops in India. Now in their 5th year, these workshops held across India have proven extremely popular, with previous events in Bangal...

Speedy bacteria detector could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
It seems like almost every week another food product is being recalled because of contamination. One of the more common culprits is a pathogenic strain of E. coli. To help prevent illnesses caused by...

Coffee-infused foam removes lead from contaminated water

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the U.S., which makes for a perky population — but it also creates a lot of used grounds. Scientists now report in the journal ACS Sustainable Chemistry & E...

As You Sow’s Shareholder Inquiry on Nanomaterials Fought by Walgreens: Shareholder Proposal Addresses Recent Laboratory Tests Finding Harmful Nanomaterials in Walgreens’ Store Brand Infant Formula

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Rather than respond to shareholder concerns that Walgreens’ store-brand infant formula may contain harmful, “needle-like” nanomaterials, Walgreens filed a motion with the SEC to block the inquiry.

BBI Solutions launches innovative conjugate blocking technology that enhances signal intensity for lateral flow immunoassays

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
BBI Solutions has launched Morffi™, a novel conjugate blocking technology that enhances signal intensity and improves the sensitivity of lateral flow immunoassays, at the Lateral Flow Test Development...

Mexican scientist in the Netherlands seeks to achieve data transmission ... speed of light

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
The photonic integrated circuits could replace electronic, currently used in computers or smartphones, to make them faster and compact In order to create effective technology that provides competit...

Towards Stable Propagation of Light in Nano-Photonic Fibers

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Devices based on light, rather than electrons, could revolutionize the speed and security of our future computers. However, one of the major challenges in today's physics is the design of photonic dev...