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Probing nanoscale lead reservoirs to date geological events

Nanotechweb - September 7, 2016 - 5:34am
Atom probe microscopy technique could help resolve longstanding questions in the geosciences.

Making pristine graphene in a microwave oven

Nanotechweb - September 5, 2016 - 4:51am
High-quality large-area samples of the carbon sheet can be produced by simply zapping reduced graphene oxide with microwaves for a couple of seconds.

Tapping into light's hidden information to push fundamental diffraction limit

Nanotechweb - September 5, 2016 - 4:39am
Discovery could boost resolution of space telescopes.

Mathematical nanotoxicoproteomics: Quantitative characterization of effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes: This research article by Dr. Subhash Basak et al. will be published in Current Computer-Aided Drug Design, Volume 12, 2016

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Various applications of nanosubstances in industrial and consumer goods sectors are becoming increasingly common because of their useful chemical and physical properties. Therefore the development of...

3-D graphene has promise for bio applications: Rice University-led team welds nanoscale sheets to form tough, porous material

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Flakes of graphene welded together into solid materials may be suitable for bone implants, according to a study led by Rice University scientists.

Iowa State engineers treat printed graphene with lasers to enable paper electronics

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
The researchers in Jonathan Claussen's lab at Iowa State University (who like to call themselves nanoengineers) have been looking for ways to use graphene and its amazing properties in their sensors a...

Lowering the cost and environmental footprint of white LEDs

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Replacing traditional light bulbs with light-emitting diodes (LEDs) could take a significant bite out of global energy consumption. But making white LEDs isn't completely benign or budget friendly. To...

New optical material offers unprecedented control of light and thermal radiation

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Columbia Engineers discover that samarium nickelate shows promise for active photonic devices - SmNiO3 could potentially transform optoelectronic technologies, including smart windows, infrared camouf...

Silver nanoparticles' protein 'corona' affects their toxicity: Scientists distinguished how protein 'corona' of silver nanoparticles affects their cellular toxicity

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
A senior fellow at the Faculty of Chemistry, MSU, Vladimir Bochenkov together with his colleagues from Denmark succeeded in deciphering the mechanism of interaction of silver nanoparticles with the ce...

NREL Discovery Creates Future Opportunity in Quantum Computing: Research into perovskites looks beyond material’s usage for efficient solar cells

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) discovered a use for perovskites that runs counter to the intended usage of the hybrid organic-inorganic material.

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming September Conferences

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that the company will make presentations at the following upcoming events.

Nanotube array transistor breaks new record

Nanotechweb - September 2, 2016 - 1:41pm
New CNT device outperforms the current density of conventional semiconductors like silicon and gallium arsenide.

Peter Diamandis Thinks Nanotech Will Interface With Human Minds

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:48am
Diamandis explained that he was researching nanotechnology that would allow human brains to interface with machines. This isn’t an unthinkable feat: researchers at the University of Southern Californi...

Particle Works launches range of high quality magnetic nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:45am
Particle Works – the nano- and microstructured material specialist – has developed magnetic nanoparticles offering superior performance and physical characteristics. The particles are composed of coba...

GrapheneCanada 2016 International Conference: Recent advances in technology developments and business opportunities in graphene commercialization

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:45am
The 2nd edition of Graphene & 2D Materials Canada 2016 International Conference & Exhibition (www.graphenecanadaconf.com) will take place in Montreal (Canada): 18-20 October, 2016. Graphene Canada 20...

FEI Celebrates Shipment of 1,000th Helios DualBeam System: FEI’s Helios Family has lead the DualBeam technology race and is widely used across the semiconductor, materials science, life sciences and oil & gas industries

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) today announced a milestone of the 1,000th Helios™ DualBeam system shipped since the product family was introduced in 2006. The 1,000th system was manufactured in FEI’s Brno plant a...

Colors from darkness: Researchers develop alternative approach to quantum computing

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at Aalto University have demonstrated the suitability of microwave signals in the coding of information for quantum computing. Previous development of the field has been focusing on optica...

Diamonds and quantum information processing on the nano scale

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:45am
City College of New York led-team headed by physicist Dr. Carlos Meriles has successfully demonstrated charge transport between Nitrogen-Vacancy color centers in diamond. The team developed a novel m...

Device to control 'color' of electrons in graphene provides path to future electronics

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:45am
A device made of bilayer graphene, an atomically thin hexagonal arrangement of carbon atoms, provides experimental proof of the ability to control the momentum of electrons and offers a path to electr...

Graphene key to growing 2-dimensional semiconductor with extraordinary properties

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2016 - 7:45am
A newly discovered method for making two-dimensional materials could lead to new and extraordinary properties, particularly in a class of materials called nitrides, say the Penn State materials scient...