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Researchers demonstrate 'quantum surrealism'

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2016 - 7:45am
New research demonstrates that particles at the quantum level can in fact be seen as behaving something like billiard balls rolling along a table, and not merely as the probabilistic smears that the s...

The magic of microbes: ONR engineers innovative research in synthetic biology

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2016 - 7:45am
An exciting new scientific frontier--synthetic biology--took center stage as a celebrated scientist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently spoke at the headquarters of the Offic...

Shape-shifting engineered nanoparticles for delivering cancer drugs to tumors: Professor Warren Chan designs modular nanoparticles attached to strands of DNA that can change shape to gain access to diseased tissue, like a key fitting into a lock

Nanotech-Now - February 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Chemotherapy isn't supposed to make your hair fall out -- it's supposed to kill cancer cells. A new molecular delivery system created at U of T Engineering could help ensure that chemotherapy drugs ge...

Self-Assembled, Functionalized Nanospheres Enhance Catalytic Performance

InterNano Industry News - February 23, 2016 - 4:45am
A research team from the University of Amsterdam's Van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has discovered a new method to achieve improved catalytic performance. In this method,...
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Nano-hybrid materials create magnetic effect

InterNano Industry News - February 23, 2016 - 4:45am
Developing novel materials from the atoms up goes faster when some of the trial and error is eliminated. A new Rice University and Montreal Polytechnic study aims to do that for graphene and boron nitride hybrids.
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New LED with luminescent proteins

InterNano Industry News - February 23, 2016 - 4:45am
Scientists from Germany and Spain have discovered a way to create a BioLED by packaging luminescent proteins in the form of rubber. This innovative device gives off a white light which is created by e...
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Power to perovskites

InterNano Industry News - February 23, 2016 - 4:45am
Perovskite-based solar cells were a hot ticket in Boston this December
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Stanford's Graphene-Coated Battery can Turn On/Off Based on Temperature

InterNano Industry News - February 23, 2016 - 4:45am
A team of researchers from Stanford University have constructed the first lithium-ion battery capable of turning on and off according to the temperature. The battery shuts off before overheating...
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Helical structures affect chiral plasmons

Nanotechweb - February 22, 2016 - 6:54am
Silver nanospirals reveal a circular dichroism peak in the visible that is redshifted for longer nanospirals, and a peak in the UV that stays fixed.

Tumour blood vessel defects amass large nanoparticles

Nanotechweb - February 22, 2016 - 4:15am
The effect could be exploited to deliver drugs into cancer cells more efficiently.

Ultrathin lens is free of chromatic aberrations

Nanotechweb - February 22, 2016 - 4:11am
Anomalous and conventional dispersion cancel each other out.

Stretchable nano-devices towards smart contact lenses: Researchers at RMIT University and the University of Adelaide have joined forces to create a stretchable nano-scale device to manipulate light

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at RMIT University and the University of Adelaide have joined forces to create a stretchable nano-scale device to manipulate light.

Kellogg researchers develop new nanoparticle with potential to treat ocular cancer: Using nanoparticles to kill tumor cells inside the eye

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center have developed a new nanoparticle that uses a tumor cell's protective mechanism against itself -- short-circuiting tumor cell metabolism an...

Material deformation at atomic scale resembles avalanches

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
The rearrangement of particles in materials during deformation, such as when a spoon is bent, doesn’t occur independently, but rather resembles highly collective avalanches that span the entire materi...

Nanocomposite Sensors Detect Toxic Gases

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shiraz University in association with their colleagues from South Korea synthesized nanocomposites to be used in the production of sensors to detect toxic gases and gas pollut...

Iranian Scientists Build Fuel Cells with Appropriate Performance at High Temperature

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology produced nanocomposite membranes that are able to improve performance of fuel cells at high temperature.

Oxford Instruments and SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH sign agreement for Nanonis Tramea quantum transport measurement system

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments and SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH have entered an agreement whereby Oxford Instruments NanoScience will be the sole distributor of SPECS Nanonis TrameaTM quantum transport measur...

CU-Boulder ultrafast microscope used to make slow-motion electron movie

Nanotech-Now - February 21, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Colorado Boulder researchers have demonstrated the use of the world's first ultrafast optical microscope, allowing them to probe and visualize matter at the atomic level with mind-bendin...