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Graphene-based film can be used for efficient cooling of electronics

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a method for efficiently cooling electronics using graphene-based film. The film has a thermal conductivity capacity that is four times...

Scientists Apply Magnetic Nanoparticles to Eliminate Cancerous Cells

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Tehran synthesized magnetic nanoparticles that showed appropriate function in treating cancer.

JPK announces releases the next generation BioAFM - the NanoWizard® 4 BioScience AFM

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, announces the launch of their fourth generation of life science, market-lea...

Graphene gets competition: Layered semiconducting black arsenic phosphorus as an alternative to silicon

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, the only one atom thick carbon network, achieved overnight fame with the 2010 Nobel Prize. But now comes competition: Such layers can also be formed by black phosphorous. Chemists at the Tec...

Depletion and enrichment of chlorine in perovskites observed

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
After performance breakthroughs in 2012, a new class of organic-inorganic absorber material for solar cells has raised worldwide attention. These organometallic halide perovskites are low cost, easy t...

Human color vision gives people the ability to see nanoscale differences

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2015 - 7:45am
The human eye is an amazing instrument and can accurately distinguish between the tiniest, most subtle differences in color. Where human vision excels in one area, it seems to fall short in others, su...

Chemical vapor deposition enables production of pure, uniform coatings of metals or polymers

InterNano Industry News - July 11, 2015 - 3:45am
In a sense, says MIT chemical engineering professor Karen Gleason, you can trace the technology of chemical vapor deposition, or CVD, all the way back to prehistory: "When the cavemen lit a lamp and soot was deposited on the wall of a cave," she says, that was a rudimentary form of CVD.
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Easy Method to Make Carbon Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

InterNano Industry News - July 11, 2015 - 3:45am
By Stuart Milne Researchers at the University of Illinois have discovered an easy method to produce carbon nanoparticles for biomedical applications. These carbon nanoparticles can be made at home...
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White House OSTP Seeks Suggestions for Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges for the Next Decade

InterNano Industry News - July 11, 2015 - 3:45am
The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) is pleased to highlight an important Request for Information (RFI) issued today by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)...
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Novel Nanorobots Move Through Body Fluids to Their Targets

InterNano Industry News - July 11, 2015 - 3:45am
Someday, treating patients with nanorobots could become standard practice to deliver medicine specifically to parts of the body affected by disease. But merely injecting drug-loaded nanoparticles...
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Novel nanosphere lithography to fabricate tunable plasmonic metasurfaces - Nanowerk

InterNano Industry News - July 11, 2015 - 3:45am
NanowerkNovel nanosphere lithography to fabricate tunable plasmonic metasurfacesNanowerkNSL is a scalable and versatile nanofabrication technique and has been widely used to fabricate metallic nanoparticles as well as dielectric nanostructures. M-NSL greatly extends its capabilities to fabricate complex nanostructures with tailored ...
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To Give Cancer a Deadly Fever, NIST Explores Better Nanoparticle Design

InterNano Industry News - July 11, 2015 - 3:45am
Heat may be the key to killing certain types of cancer, and new research from a team including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists has yielded unexpected results that should help optimize the design of ...
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A Comprehensive Review of Electrospinning to Produce Nanofibres for Food Technology Applications

InterNano Industry News - July 11, 2015 - 3:45am
New research outlines how the creation of ‘nanofibres’ could provide new and improved products and delivery systems for supplementary foodstuffs. Nanofibre materials produced through a...
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IIN Receives $8.5 Million to Develop 4D Printer for Nanotechnology Applications

InterNano Industry News - July 11, 2015 - 3:45am
Northwestern University’s International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) has been awarded a five-year, $8.5 million grant by the U.S. Department of Defense as a part of Multidisciplinary...
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Tunneling out of the surface

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
A research team comprising scientists from Tohoku University, RIKEN, the University of Tokyo, Chiba University and University College London have discovered a new chemical reaction pathway on titanium...

Super graphene helps boost chemotherapy treatment: Replacing silver coating on catheters with graphene increases treatment effect

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Chemotherapy treatment usually involves the patient receiving medicine through an intravenous catheter. These catheters, as well as the the equipment attached to them, are treated with a silver coatin...

IRT Nanoelec Partners Achieve 3D Chip-stacking Technology & 3D Network-on-chip Framework for Digital Processing

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
IRT Nanoelec, an R&D consortium focused on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) using micro- and nanoelectronics, and its partners CEA-Leti, STMicroelectronics and Mentor Graphics have rea...

Industrial Scale Production of Functionalised Graphitic Carbon Nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale, a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, has announced a collaboration with listed Australian technology materials development company, Talga Resources...

Renishaw adds Raman analysis to Scanning Electron Microscopy at the University of Sydney, Australia

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Renishaw, a world leader in metrology and spectroscopy technologies, reports on the use of its SEM-SCA interface at the Vibrational Spectroscopy Core Facility of the University of Sydney.

Nanocomposites Improve Tire Properties

Nanotech-Now - July 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers tried to overcome the challenge of tire abrasion in an optimum manner by using nanotechnology.