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Researchers Invent “smart” Thread that Collects Diagnostic Data when Sutured into Tissue

National Nanomanufacturing Network - July 21, 2016 - 12:25pm
Patrick Collins, Tufts UniversityFor the first time, researchers led by Tufts University engineers have integrated nano-scale sensors, electronics and microfluidics into threads – ranging from simple cotton to sophisticated synthe

Electron beam switches nanodomains

Nanotechweb - July 21, 2016 - 2:56am
Technique could be used to produce high-density memories based on ferroelectric materials.

Renishaw's inVia™ confocal Raman microscope is used to study blood stored in plastic blood bags

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
The Michael Smith Laboratories at the University of British Columbia, Canada, is leading the way in the use of Raman spectroscopy as a tool for monitoring biochemical changes and inter-donor variabili...

News from Quorum: The College of New Jersey use the Quorum Cryo-SEM preparation system in a project to study ice crystals in high altitude clouds

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Quorum Technologies, market and technology leaders in electron microscopy coating and cryogenic preparation products, report on the use of their PP3010T cryo SEM preparation system which is being used...

Easier, faster, cheaper: A full-filling approach to making nanotubes of consistent quality: Approach opens a straightforward route for engineering the properties of single-wall carbon nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Just as many of us might be resigned to clogged salt shakers or rush-hour traffic, those working to exploit the special properties of carbon nanotubes have typically shrugged their shoulders when thes...

Pushing a single-molecule switch: An international team of researchers from Donostia International Physics Center, Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, University of Liverpool, and the Polish Academy of Sciences has shown a new way to operate

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Everybody knows the force that is required to activate a light switch on a wall - a finger is enough. But how much force do you need to apply if the device was dramatically reduced to the "nanoscale w...

Keystone Nano selected as a top scoring company by NCI investor review panel

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Keystone Nano is pleased to announce that it has been selected for additional support from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. After a careful and competitive review b...

Optical magnetic field sensor can detect signals from the nervous system

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Quantum physics: The human body is controlled by electrical impulses in, for example, the brain, the heart and nervous system. These electrical signals create tiny magnetic fields, which doctors could...

n-tech Research Announces August 3, 2016 Date for Smart Coatings Webinar

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
n-tech Research has announced that it will be hosting a webinar to present findings from the firm’s recently issued report, "Smart Coatings Markets 2016-2025." The webinar will take place on Wednesda...

A 'bridge' of carbon between nerve tissues: A high-tech 'sponge' connects neurons in vitro (and is biocompatible in vivo)

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
"Under the microscope, it looks like a knotted tangle of tubes. It was initially studied by Maurizio De Crescenzi's team at the University of Rome Tor Vergata for cleaning up spilled hydrocarbons in t...

Rice's 'antenna-reactor' catalysts offer best of both worlds: Technology marries light-harvesting nanoantennas to high-reaction-rate catalysts

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
In a find that could transform some of the world's most energy-intensive manufacturing processes, researchers at Rice University's Laboratory for Nanophotonics have unveiled a new method for uniting l...

Researchers invent 'smart' thread that collects diagnostic data when sutured into tissue: Advances could pave way for new generation of implantable and wearable diagnostics

Nanotech-Now - July 20, 2016 - 7:45am
For the first time, researchers led by Tufts University engineers have integrated nano-scale sensors, electronics and microfluidics into threads - ranging from simple cotton to sophisticated synthetic...

First Commercial Graphene Manufacturing Plant in Australia Opens

InterNano Industry News - July 20, 2016 - 3:45am
Imagine Intelligent Materials Pty Ltd (Imagine IM), opened Australia’s first commercial graphene plant in Geelong today. The pilot plant will produce up to 10 tonnes of graphene per year. It was built...
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Graphene composite enables metre-sized flexible displays

Nanotechweb - July 19, 2016 - 11:04am
(with movie) A prototype electroluminescent device makes use of the material GraphExeter’s transparency and low sheet resistance.

'Smart' nanoparticle called PEARLs a promising gem to target, treat tumours

Nanotech-Now - July 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Dr. Gang Zheng and a team of biomedical researchers have discovered a "smart" organic, biodegradable nanoparticle that uses heat and light in a controlled manner to potentially target and ablate tumou...

Organic computers are coming: Scientists found a molecule that will help to make organic electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - July 18, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of the Lomonosov MSU researchers in collaboration with their German colleagues from the Institute of Polymer Research in Dresden (Leibniz Institute) managed to find a molecule that, to their op...

'Green' electronic materials produced with synthetic biology

Nanotech-Now - July 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at UMass Amherst report in the current issue of Small that they have genetically designed a new strain of bacteria that spins out extremely thin and highly conductive wires made up solely o...