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Albertan Science Lab Opens in India

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Ingenuity Lab is proud to announce the opening of the Ingenuity Lab Research Hub at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam, Kerala India, to implement applied research and enable the translation of ne...

Understanding tiny droplets can make for better weather forecasts: Climate change models also benefit from understanding fundamental thermodynamics of water droplets

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
When you see how difficult it is to get even next week's weather forecast right, you can imagine the challenges researchers are faced with when it comes to predicting the weather decades from now.

Effect of the Van-der-Waals and intramolecular forces: The tertiary system of nucleotide chain -- gold nanoparticles--- carbon nanotube represents a great interest in the modern research and application of the bio-nano-technologies

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
In modern microelectronics, nanobiotechnology, nanorobots increasingly have being used both organic biomacromolecules and fragments, as nucleotides, peptides, DNA, and inorganic elements, like as meta...

A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications: Transparent wood made at UMD could create new windows, cars and solar panels

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Maryland have made a block of linden wood transparent, which they say will be useful in fancy building materials and in light-based electronics systems.

Animal study shows flexible, dissolvable silicon device promising for brain monitoring: Other applications include post-operative observation for vascular, cardiac, and orthopaedic procedures, finds Penn study

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
An implantable brain device that literally melts away at a pre-determined rate minimizes injury to tissue normally associated with standard electrode implantation, according to research led by a team...

Speedy ion conduction in solid electrolytes clears road for advanced energy devices

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
In a rechargeable battery, the electrolyte transports lithium ions from the negative to the positive electrode during discharging. The path of ionic flow reverses during recharging. The organic liquid...

Engineers create a better way to boil water -- with industrial, electronics applications

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Engineers at Oregon State University have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better...

Clues on the path to a new lithium battery technology: Charging produces highly reactive singlet oxygen in lithium air batteries

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Rechargeable lithium air batteries are a next-generation technology: Theoretically they might be much lighter and offer better performance than current lithium ion batteries. However, currently they r...

Unique nano-capsules promise the targeted drug delivery: Russian scientists created unique nano-capsules for the targeted drug delivery

Nanotech-Now - May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
By now, the research is quite fundamental. However, one of the authors, Igor Potemkin (Professor of the Chair of Polymer and Crystal Physics, Physics Department, the Lomonosov Moscow State University)...

Meta-lenses for wearable optics

Nanotechweb - May 8, 2016 - 7:09pm
Devices can simultaneously focus and disperse light of different wavelengths with the best spectral resolution ever.

Molybdenum disulfide holds promise for light absorption: Rice researchers probe light-capturing properties of atomically thin MoS2

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Mechanics know molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) as a useful lubricant in aircraft and motorcycle engines and in the CV and universal joints of trucks and automobiles. Rice University engineering researcher...

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research and McGill University Announce the McGill AFM Summer School and Workshop, May 12-13, 2016

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2016 - 7:45am
McGill University Department of Physics and Oxford Instruments Asylum Research are pleased to announce the McGill AFM Summer School and Workshop, May 12-13, 2016. The Workshop focuses on nanoelectrica...

UNH Will Use $5.3 Million Gift To Start Advanced Manufacturing Center - New Hampshire Public Radio

InterNano Industry News - May 7, 2016 - 3:45am
UNH Will Use $5.3 Million Gift To Start Advanced Manufacturing CenterNew Hampshire Public Radio"We're interested particularly in the so-called micro- and nano-fabrication sector that a number of companies in the state are also engaged in." Mukasa says the center will have about 10 paid student interns; they'll assist several hundred students ...
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Researchers Create Complex 3D Structure Made of Graphene Aerogel

InterNano Industry News - May 7, 2016 - 3:45am
Ever since its discovery in 2004 graphene has been considered a wonder material, and researchers have great expectations for it. The material is 300 times stronger than steel, and a million times...
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Melodea Wins Nanotechnology Innovation of the Year Award at NanoIsrael 2016 - PR Newswire (press release)

InterNano Industry News - May 7, 2016 - 3:45am
PR Newswire (press release)Melodea Wins Nanotechnology Innovation of the Year Award at NanoIsrael 2016PR Newswire (press release)... as the best nanotechnology innovation of the year. In the past year, we have made significant advancements in collaboration with our strategic partner, towards commercialization of our NCC based technology for production of novel eco-friendly ...Melodea wins Nanotech Innovation of Year awardGlobesall 3 news articles »
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Nanotransducers see the light

Nanotechweb - May 6, 2016 - 8:11am
New nano-muscles could be used to make pumps, valves, engines and pistons.

Cooling graphene-based film close to pilot-scale production

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 5, 2016 - 2:26pm
Chalmers University of Technology - NewsHeat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a severe bottleneck in the further development of systems in these fields.

The intermediates in a chemical reaction photographed 'red-handed' Researchers at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country have for the first time succeeded in imaging all the steps in a complex organic reaction and have resolved the mechanisms that e

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
One of the long-standing goals being pursued by chemists has been to succeed in following and directly visualising how the structures of molecules change when they undergo complex chemical transformat...