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Metamaterial uses light to control its motion

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties. The device, which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial, operates through a unique mechanism...

Core technology springs from nanoscale rods: Rice University lab turns nanorods into multistate switches with an electron beam

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have discovered how to subtly change the interior structure of semi-hollow nanorods in a way that alters how they interact with light, and because the changes are reversible...

Gold nanogap electrodes trap tiny particles

Nanotechweb - October 12, 2016 - 5:00am
New technique, which overcomes many of the problems encountered in traditional dielectrophoresis experiments, could help make portable biosensors.

Memristor could make embedded memory for low-power chips

Nanotechweb - October 10, 2016 - 11:57pm
New device might also be used to store data in IoT appliances.

UCLA chemists report new insights about properties of matter at the nanoscale: Research may lead to new, smaller molecular machines

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
UCLA nanoscience researchers have determined that a fluid that behaves similarly to water in our day-to-day lives becomes as heavy as honey when trapped in a nanocage of a porous solid, offering new i...

When Push Comes to Shove: Size Matters for Particles in Bloodstream

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Connecticut have uncovered new information about how particles behave in our bloodstream, an important advancement that could help pharmaceutical scientists develop mo...

New, carbon-nanotube tool for ultra-sensitive virus detection and identification

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
A new tool that uses a forest-like array of vertically-aligned carbon nanotubes that can be finely tuned to selectively trap viruses by their size can increase the detection threshold for viruses and...

New advances in solar cell technology: Bringing the dream of utilizing cost-effective renewable energy resources into reality

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
With the high environmental cost of conventional energy sources and the finite supply of fossil fuels, the importance of renewable energy sources has become much more apparent in recent years. However...

Unmasking new drivers of stomach cancer: Study advances understanding of stomach cancer progression and could lead to new therapeutic targets and improved clinical outcomes

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists have uncovered a new class of master control elements in stomach cancer called “super-enhancers”, which control critical cancer genes and proteins required for stomach tumours to survive an...

Free webinar on Wednesday 19th October at 15:00 BST: Discover Oxford Instruments’ latest process innovation: SiC via etch for RF device manufacture

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
SiC is becoming an increasingly important material, particularly in the arena of high performance GaN RF devices using SiC as a substrate. A smooth via etch through the SiC is essential to enable thes...

Strem Chemicals SURPASSES CHEMSTEWARDS® REQUIREMENTS Strem Chemicals Qualifies for SOCMA’s “Excellence” Ranking

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Strem Chemicals’ Newburyport, MA facility announced today that as a result of exceeding key performance requirements for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA) ChemStewards® pro...

Exotic property confirmed in natural material could lead to fundamental studies

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Auxetic Black Phosphorus: A 2D Material with Negative Poisson's Ratio Yuchen Du1,3, Jesse Maassen1,3,4,*, Wangran Wu1,3, Zhe Luo2,3, Xianfan Xu2,3,*, and Peide D. Ye1,3,* 1 School of Electric...

CNRS molecular machine pioneer Jean-Pierre Sauvage receives the 2016 Nobel prize in chemistry

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, a CNRS researcher from 1971 to 2014 and currently professor emeritus at the Université de Strasbourg, has been awarded the 2016 Nobel prize in chemistry, jointly with Sir James Fr...

National Nanotechnology Day Is October 9th: Schools, labs, and institutions across the country are hosting events, writing articles, and planning activities for the first annual National Nano Day celebration

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
National Nanotechnology Day, a series of events and activities led by the U.S. nanotechnology community, is an annual opportunity to inform the public and stakeholders about nanotechnology and its ben...

Manufacturing microspheres: Technique mass-produces uniform, encapsulated particles for pharmaceuticals, many other uses

Nanotech-Now - October 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Microencapsulation, in which a tiny particle of one material is encased within a shell made from another, is widely used in pharmaceuticals manufacturing and holds promise for other areas, such as sel...

Enhancing the Superconducting Properties of an Iron-Based Material: Scientists pioneer method that enables material to carry more electrical current without resistance at a higher temperature

Nanotech-Now - October 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Iron-based superconductors can conduct electricity without resistance at unusually high temperatures relative to those of conventional superconductors, which must be chilled to near absolute zero (min...

Arrowhead and Spring Bank Announce Clinical Collaboration for ARC-520 and SB 9200 in Chronic Hepatitis B

Nanotech-Now - October 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) and Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBPH), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of viral...

Haydale, Filamentprint Launch New Graphene Enhanced PLA Filaments for 3D Printing

InterNano Industry News - October 8, 2016 - 3:45am
Haydale Graphene Industry PLC’s (HGI) owned subsidiary, Haydale Composite Solutions (HCS) has announced its commercial partnership with Fullerex Ltd and Filamentprint (UK) Ltd for the purpose...
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Smarter Self-assembly Opens New Pathways for Nanotechnology

InterNano Industry News - October 8, 2016 - 3:45am
Scientists at Brookhaven Lab have developed a way to direct the self-assembly of multiple molecular patterns within a single material, producing new nanoscale architectures. This is a significant conceptual leap in self-assembly that could change the way we design and manufacture electronics.
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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

National Nanomanufacturing Network - October 7, 2016 - 8:26am
A tiny lift, artificial muscles and miniscule motors. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 is awarded to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Jessica Balksjö Nannini, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences