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'Back to the Future' inspires solar nanotech-powered clothing

Nanotech-Now - November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Marty McFly's self-lacing Nikes in Back to the Future Part II inspired a UCF scientist who has developed filaments that harvest and store the sun's energy -- and can be woven into textiles.

Harris & Harris Group Issues Letter to Shareholders and Information for Shareholder Call on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Nanotech-Now - November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY) issued the following letter to shareholders today that may also be found on its website at ir.hhvc.com/letters.cfm.

Bruker Introduces All-Optical, Simultaneous 3D Stimulation and Multiphoton Imaging for Optogenetics

Nanotech-Now - November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
At the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of the Ultima NeuraLight 3D™ simultaneous, all-optical stimulation and imaging platform f...

Oxford Instruments announces the launch of the SampleProtect measurement system for sensitive samples used in spectroscopy experiments

Nanotech-Now - November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is pleased to announce the launch of the unique SampleProtect measurement system. It is ideal for ESD protection and is optimised for opto-electrical measurement experiments, ensuri...

Semiconducting polymers could make good e-skin

Nanotechweb - November 17, 2016 - 4:26am
Materials that stretch and heal themselves might be used to make advanced organic electronic films.

HAVANA (CUBA)'2017 AES-ATEMA Int. Conference

InterNano - Upcoming Events - November 15, 2016 - 9:03pm
ConferenceMonday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017HAVANA, CUBA https://havana2017site.wordpress.com/ On "Advances and Trends in Engineering Materials and their Applications".

2-D material a brittle surprise: Rice University researchers finds molybdenum diselenide not as strong as they thought

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at Rice University have discovered that an atom-thick material being eyed for flexible electronics and next-generation optical devices is more brittle than they expected.

Nanobiotix announces preclinical immuno-oncology data at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer meeting

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, today announces preclinical data demonstrati...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on ARC-AAT

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) delivered a poster presentation with Phase 1 clinical data and an oral presentation with preclinical data on ARC-AAT, its investigational medicine for th...

UCR researchers discover new method to dissipate heat in electronic devices: By modulating the flow of phonons through semiconductor nanowires, engineers can create smaller and faster devices

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Controlling the flow of heat through semiconductor materials is an important challenge in developing smaller and faster computer chips, high-performance solar panels, and better lasers and biomedical...

Scientists come up with light-driven motors to power nanorobots of the future: Researchers from Russia and Ukraine propose a nanosized motor controlled by a laser with potential applications across the natural sciences and medicine

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ICP RAS), and Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of...

Water, water -- the two types of liquid water: Understanding water's behavior could help with Alzheimer's research

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
There are two types of liquid water, according to research carried out by an international scientific collaboration. This new peculiarity adds to the growing list of strange phenomena in what we imagi...

New Book by Nobel Laureate Tells Story of Chemistry’s New Field: Fraser Stoddart explains the mechanical bond and where it is taking scientists

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
•Northwestern alumnus Carson Bruns is co-author of the very visual book •New bonds are few and far between in chemistry, Stoddart says •Mechanical bond has made tiny molecular machines possible •Me...