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Researchers use temperature to control droplet movement: Method for moving fluids on a surface may find uses in condensers, microfluidics, and de-icing

Nanotech-Now - October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a new way of driving fluid droplets across surfaces in a precisely controlled way. The method could open up new possibilities for highly adaptable micro...

Scientists Find Static "Stripes" of Electrical Charge in Copper-Oxide Superconductor: Fixed arrangement of charges coexists with material's ability to conduct electricity without resistance

Nanotech-Now - October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Cuprates, or compounds made of copper and oxygen, can conduct electricity without resistance by being "doped" with other chemical elements and cooled to temperatures below minus 210 degrees Fahrenheit...

Silver nanoparticle concentration too low to be harmful in water supply, paper finds

Nanotech-Now - October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Silver nanoparticles have a wide array of uses, one of which is to treat drinking water for harmful bacteria and viruses. But do silver nanoparticles also kill off potentially beneficial bacteria or c...

Particle Works offers bespoke microencapsulation for drug development

Nanotech-Now - October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Particle Works – the nano- and microstructured material specialist – provides microencapsulation services for drug development applications, including controlled drug release, solubility enhancement o...

Enterprise In Space Partners with Sketchfab and 3D Hubs for NewSpace Education

Nanotech-Now - October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Enterprise In Space (EIS), a non-profit program of the National Space Society (NSS), is thrilled to announce two new partnerships with 3D Hubs and Sketchfab to further develop the world's first NewSpa...

Tomoyasu Mani Wins 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists: Award recognizes his work at Brookhaven Lab to understand the physical processes occurring in organic materials used to harness solar energy

Nanotech-Now - October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Tomoyasu Mani, former Goldhaber Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and now an assistant professor in the University of Connecticut's Department of Chemistry...

Scientists make structure analysis of protein molecules several times faster

Nanotech-Now - October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and several universities in the US came up with a technology for faster structure analysis of receptor proteins, which are important for...

Engineers Reveal Fabrication Process for Revolutionary Transparent Sensors

National Nanomanufacturing Network - October 14, 2016 - 3:03pm
In 2014, when University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers announced in the journal Nature Communications Renee Meiller, Director of communications, University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering

AIM Photonics Technical Meeting: Building an Industry, Part 2

InterNano - Upcoming Events - October 14, 2016 - 8:36am
ConferenceMonday, October 31, 2016 to Wednesday, November 2, 2016Massachusetts Institute of Technology https://aimphotonics.academy/events/aim-photonics-technical-meeting-oct-2016/ Building an Industry Part 2, Navigating the Integrated Photonics Technology Transition AIM Photonics Institute, in conjunction with The MIT Microphotonics Center and INEMI, is holding a Fall Technical Meeting from October 31 – November 2, 2016. In addition to reviewing the current workforce needs and solutions, speakers will discuss photonics technologies and roadmap strategies moving forward. All Integrated Photonics Professional, Faculty, Students, and Companies engaged or entering the Integrated Photonics Marketplace, and AIM Photonics Members are invited to attend.

AIM Photonics Technical Meeting: Building an Industry, Part 2

National Nanomanufacturing Network - October 14, 2016 - 8:36am
ConferenceMonday, October 31, 2016 to Wednesday, November 2, 2016Massachusetts Institute of Technology https://aimphotonics.academy/events/aim-photonics-technical-meeting-oct-2016/ Building an Industry Part 2, Navigating the Integrated Photonics Technology Transition AIM Photonics Institute, in conjunction with The MIT Microphotonics Center and INEMI, is holding a Fall Technical Meeting from October 31 – November 2, 2016. In addition to reviewing the current workforce needs and solutions, speakers will discuss photonics technologies and roadmap strategies moving forward. All Integrated Photonics Professional, Faculty, Students, and Companies engaged or entering the Integrated Photonics Marketplace, and AIM Photonics Members are invited to attend.

DryWired's Liquid Nanotint to be the first nano-insulation in a Federal building: 250,000 federal buildings, most with uninsulated glass

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Windows are responsible for over 25% of the heat transfer in structures. According to the DOE, there are 50 billion square feet of uninsulated, single-pane glass in the U.S. along with 250,000 federa...

Nanoscale engineering transforms particles into 'LEGO-like' building blocks

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Led by the University of Melbourne and published today in Nature Nanotechnology, the work holds promise for micro and nano scale applications including drug delivery, chemical sensing and energy stora...

Ultra-thin ferroelectric material for next-generation electronics

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Ultra-thin ferroelectric material for next-generation electronics(Tokyo, 12 October 2016) Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated the potential of a new, thin-film ferroelectric...

New Agricultural Research Center Debuts at UCF

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
A newly established UCF agricultural center with the goal of combating crop disease and feeding the world’s growing population debuted recently with an inaugural symposium.

More stable qubits in perfectly normal silicon

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
The power of future quantum computers stems from the use of qubits, or quantum bits, which do not have to be either 0 or 1, but can also be 0 and 1 at the same time. It is not yet clear on which techn...

MEMS & Sensors Industry Group Reveals Tech Showcase Finalists --MSIG hosts competition for unique MEMS/sensors demos at MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress, 11/10/16 in Scottsdale, AZ

Nanotech-Now - October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG)’s annual MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase at MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress® 2016 (November 9-11, 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ) highlights some of the newest and mo...

Polyphenol helps superstructure nano-objects

Nanotechweb - October 14, 2016 - 3:52am
Functionalization technique can transform objects into a giant LEGO-like polyphenol that can then be crosslinked with a metal.