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National Space Society Congratulates Blue Origin on First Return to Launch Site of New Shepard

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket successfully flew to the edge of space, reaching the Karman line (100 km/329,839 ft) before a picture-perfect landing in West Texas. During the flight, the vehicle rea...

Researchers find new phase of carbon, make diamond at room temperature

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, which is distinct from the known phases of graphite and diamond. They have also developed...

Researchers from Deakin and Drexel develop super-absorbent material to soak up oil spills

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
In hopes of limiting the disastrous environmental effects of massive oil spills, materials scientists from Drexel University and Deakin University, in Australia, have teamed up to manufacture and test...

New study reveals what's behind a tarantula's blue hue: Researchers uncover nanostructures in exoskeleton of blue-haired tarantulas

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists recently discovered that tiny, multilayer nanostructures inside a tarantula's hair are responsible for its vibrant color. The science behind how these hair-raising spiders developed their b...

Tiny octopods catalyze bright ideas: Rice-led study shows plasmonic sensors and catalysts need not be mutually exclusive

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanoscale octopods that do double duty as catalysts and plasmonic sensors are lighting a path toward more efficient industrial processes, according to a Rice University scientist.

Graphene microphone outperforms traditional nickel and offers ultrasonic reach

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists have developed a graphene based microphone nearly 32 times more sensitive than microphones of standard nickel-based construction.

Coming to a monitor near you: A defect-free, molecule-thick film

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
An emerging class of atomically thin materials known as monolayer semiconductors has generated a great deal of buzz in the world of materials science. Monolayers hold promise in the development of tra...

Overtaking science fiction with physics: 33-year-old physicist at the University of Kaiserslautern receives 1.5 million euros of EU funding

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Young scientist Dr Andrii Chumak conducts research about the fundamental physics of next-generation data processing. His approach is based on magnons, also called magnetic spin waves, that hold the po...

'Material universe' yields surprising new particle

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team of researchers has predicted the existence of a new type of particle called the type-II Weyl fermion in metallic materials. When subjected to a magnetic field, the materials cont...

Graphene-Coated Wearable 'E-Textile' Can Alert Wearer To Presence Of Dangerous Gases

Nanotech-Now - December 1, 2015 - 5:48am
Scientists at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute in Konkuk University, Republic of Korea, have created a gas sensor that you can simply embroider onto any item of clothing. On e...

3M Licenses Lotus’s TransFlexALD Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition Technology

InterNano Industry News - December 1, 2015 - 4:45am
3M has entered into a licensing agreement with Lotus Applied Technology to access Lotus’s TransFlexALDTM spatial Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) and barrier materials patent portfolio....
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Bionanotechnologists create microchannels with 3D printing (w/video)

InterNano Industry News - December 1, 2015 - 4:45am
Bionanotechnologists have developed a new, inexpensive way to make microfluidic devices without using costly materials or cleanroom facilities. The technique, which uses a 3D printer and Lego plastic, is called ESCARGOT.
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Nantero Named to Global Silicon Valley’s Pioneer 250 List

InterNano Industry News - December 1, 2015 - 4:45am
Nantero, the world leader in carbon nanotube electronics, today announced that it has been identified by Global Silicon Valley (GSV) as one of the fastest growing and most innovative companies around...
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Nanophase Awarded U.S. Patent for C3 Metal Oxide Surface Treatment Technology

InterNano Industry News - December 1, 2015 - 4:45am
Nanophase Technologies Corporation announced today that it has been granted U.S. patent 9,139,737 for its C3 metal oxide surface treatment technology. Patents in other countries are pending. The...
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Graphene Canada 2015: Conference program revealed featuring the latest developments on graphene

InterNano Industry News - December 1, 2015 - 4:45am
The 1st edition of Graphene & 2D Materials Canada 2015 International Conference & Exhibition (www.graphenecanada2015.com) will take place in Montreal (Canada): 14-16 October, 2015.
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Global Engineering Firm DPS to Establish U.S. Advanced Technology Group Headquarters at SUNY Poly CNSE and Create 56 New Jobs Under STARTUP-NY Initiative

InterNano Industry News - December 1, 2015 - 4:45am
Partnership to spur more than $40M in investments across New York State over 5 years, in addition to student training and workforce opportunities.
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Insoluble Nanoparticulate Carbon Black Linked to Severe Emphysema

InterNano Industry News - December 1, 2015 - 4:45am
When pathologists perform autopsies on smokers who died with severe emphysema, they find that lungs are black in appearance. These emphysematous lungs place strain on lung structures and ultimately...
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Plastics speed up AFM

Nanotechweb - December 1, 2015 - 4:24am
Changing atomic force microscope cantilever material increases imaging rates by nearly 20 times.

Iranian Scientists Discover New Catalyst to Remove Pharmaceutical Compounds from Wastewater

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences produced the laboratorial sample of a nanocatalyst with high efficiency in the elimination of pharmaceutical compounds from w...

RAMAN Spectrometry Makes Characterization of Various Nanostructures Possible

Nanotech-Now - November 29, 2015 - 7:45am
A group of Iranian researchers carried out a review study on the effects of frequency caused by RAMAN spectrometry on the properties and characteristics of various nanostructures.