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Physicists find new explanation for key experiment: Researchers at Bielefeld University publish findings on spin caloritronics and are the first to apply measurement methods in the field

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2015 - 7:45am
An experiment at Tohoku University (Japan) in 2008 laid the foundations for research on 'spin caloritronics' - a field that aims to develop more effective and energy-saving data processing in informat...

Liquid crystals show potential for detection of neuro-degenerative disease

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Liquid crystals are familiar to most of us as the somewhat humdrum stuff used to make computer displays and TVs. Even for scientists, it has not been easy to find other ways of using them.

A new study predicts a quantum Goldilocks effect: Everything in moderation

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Just as in the well-known children's story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, something good happens when things are done in moderation, rather than in extremes. Now a new study has translated "not to...

NIST team breaks distance record for quantum teleportation

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have "teleported" or transferred quantum information carried in light particles over 100 kilometers (km) of optical fiber, four...

First circularly polarized light detector on a silicon chip: Promises to expand use of polarized light for drug screening, surveillance, optical communications

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Invention of the first integrated circularly polarized light detector on a silicon chip opens the door for development of small, portable sensors that could expand the use of polarized light for drug...

SUNY Poly Announces Joint Development Agreement with INFICON to Establish Cutting Edge R&D Partnership Supporting New York State’s Rapidly Expanding Nanoelectronics Industry

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Collaboration expected to advance semiconductor manufacturing processes and lead to the creation of 50 jobs at SUNY Poly statewide facilities.

Permanent data storage with light: Researchers develop the first non-volatile all-optical chip memory based on phase change materials -- publication in Nature Photonics

Nanotech-Now - September 25, 2015 - 7:45am
The first all-optical permanent on-chip memory has been developed by scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the universities of Münster, Oxford, and Exeter. This is an important ste...

Nanoscience Students Achieve Breakthrough in Self-Assembling Molecular Electronics

InterNano Industry News - September 25, 2015 - 3:45am
When researchers dream about electronics of the future, they more or less dream of pouring liquids into a beaker, stirring them together and decanting a computer out onto the table. This field of...
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'Diamonds from the sky' approach turns CO2 into carbon nanofibers

InterNano Industry News - September 25, 2015 - 3:45am
A team of chemists says they have developed a technology to economically convert atmospheric CO2 directly into highly valued carbon nanofibers for industrial and consumer products.
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Engineers 'sandwich' atomic layers to make new materials for energy storage

InterNano Industry News - September 25, 2015 - 3:45am
Using a method they invented for joining disparate elemental layers into a stable material with uniform, predictable properties, researchers are testing an array of new combinations that may vastly expand the options available to create faster, smaller, more efficient energy storage, advanced electronics and wear-resistant materials.
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NNCO: Introduction to Nanoinformatics

National Nanomanufacturing Network - September 24, 2015 - 8:45am
Marlowe Newman, NNCOFriday, October 2, 2015 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

Cobalt phosphosulphide makes excellent HER catalyst

Nanotechweb - September 24, 2015 - 6:24am
CoPS is the best non-platinum catalyst for the hydrogen evolution reaction.

Pore-forming hydrogels help bone tissue to grow

Nanotechweb - September 24, 2015 - 5:50am
Work could help in the development of new materials for stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine.

Applied Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology 2015

InterNano - Upcoming Events - September 23, 2015 - 9:59am
ConferenceWednesday, November 4, 2015 (All day) http://www.bostonsociety.org/APN/ Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Fitzgerald, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals "Nal-IRI, Nanoliposomal Irinotecan: From Concept to Positive Phase 3 Results" Keynote Speaker: Prof. Mansoor M. Amiji, Northeastern University "Translational Nano-Medicine: Targeted Therapeutic Delivery for Cancer, Pain, and Inflammatory Diseases" Session I: Preclinical Tools - Changing Landscape of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Session II: Nanotechnology in Clinical Trials Session III: Regulatory Guidance - Getting Nanopharmaceuticals Approved: From Bench to Clinic Session IV: APN - Future Perspective The Broad Institute 415 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

Rice announces $150 million in strategic research initiatives: Plan includes campuswide investments, new hires in data science, nanotechnology

Nanotech-Now - September 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University is preparing to invest over $150 million in strategic initiatives aimed at increasing its research competitiveness, establishing a world-renowned program in data sciences and bolsterin...

Silver Nanoparticles Coating on Paper through Biological Methods

Nanotech-Now - September 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Paper coated with silver nanoparticles has different commercial applications in various industries; therefore the Iranian researchers studied the antibacterial effects of papers coated with silver nan...

University of Houston researchers create fatigue-free, stretchable conductor: Material moves foldable electronics, new implantable medical devices a step closer

Nanotech-Now - September 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have discovered a new stretchable, transparent conductor that can be folded or stretched and released, resulting in a large curvature or a significant strain, at least 10,000 times without...

UCLA physicists determine 3-D positions of individual atoms for the first time: Finding will help scientists better understand the structural properties of materials

Nanotech-Now - September 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Atoms are the building blocks of all matter on Earth, and the patterns in which they are arranged dictate how strong, conductive or flexible a material will be. Now, scientists at UCLA have used a pow...

Pushing the limits of lensless imaging: At the Frontiers in Optics conference researchers will describe a custom-built ultrafast laser that could help image everything from semiconductor chips to cells in real time

Nanotech-Now - September 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Using ultrafast beams of extreme ultraviolet light streaming at a 100,000 times a second, researchers from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany, have pushed the boundaries of a well-establi...