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Ensuring the future affordability of wind turbines, computers and electric cars

Nanotech-Now - June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Technologies from wind turbines to electric vehicles rely on critical materials called rare-earth elements. These elements, though often abundant, can be difficult and increasingly costly to come by....

pH-sensitive nanoparticles detect millimetre-sized tumours

Nanotechweb - June 6, 2016 - 7:32am
New contrast agent amplifies MRI signals.

Dr Barbara Armbruster joins XEI Scientific as Marketing Director

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2016 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific, the leading supplier of Evactron® remote RF plasma de-contaminators for electron microscopes, announced the addition of Dr Barbara Armbruster as Marketing Director. Dr Armbruster has a...

Tiny probe could produce big improvements in batteries and fuel cells: A new method helps scientists get an atom's level understanding of electrochemical properties

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of American and Chinese researchers has developed a new tool that could aid in the quest for better batteries and fuel cells.

Organic solar cells stand the heat

Nanotechweb - June 3, 2016 - 8:41am
A new organic conjugated polymer fares better under thermal stress than PCDTBT – one of the most stable polymers used for solar cells.

Planar meta-lens works in the visible range

Nanotechweb - June 2, 2016 - 10:03am
(with video) A step forward to replacing conventional bulky lenses in portable phones, digital cameras and even telescopes.

Tiny probe could produce big improvements in batteries and fuel cells: A new method helps scientists get an atom's level understanding of electrochemical properties

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of American and Chinese researchers has developed a new tool that could aid in the quest for better batteries and fuel cells.

Nanocars taken for a rough ride: Rice, NC State researchers test single-molecule cars in open air

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
If you're driving a nanocar on the open road, things are bound to get sticky. Rice University researchers who developed the first nanocars and colleagues at North Carolina State University found in...

Attosecond physics: Attosecond camera for nanostructures

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists based at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics have observed a nanoscale light-matter phenomenon which lasts for only attoseconds.

'Weak' materials offer strong possibilities for electronics

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
New fundamental research by UT Dallas physicists may accelerate the drive toward more advanced electronics and more powerful computers.

'On-the-fly' 3-D print system prints what you design, as you design it

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
3-D printing has become a powerful tool for engineers and designers, allowing them to do "rapid prototyping" by creating a physical copy of a proposed design.

JPK’s NanoWizard AFM system is being used for cell studies in the Research Centre for Nanometer-scale Science & Advanced Materials at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of their NanoWizard® AFM system at the Jagiellonian Univ...

Nanobiotix receives US$1m milestone payment from PharmaEngine: First patient injected with NBTXR3 in soft tissue sarcoma registration phase in Asia

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
ANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, receives a US$1m milestone payment from its T...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Expand Presence in China with 300mm Fab in Chongqing: Company plans new manufacturing facility and additional design capabilities to serve customers in China

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to drive its next phase of growth in China. Through a joint venture with the government of Chongqing, the company plans to...

Nanobiotix establishes promising preclinical proof-of-concept in Immuno Oncology

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, announces today that the Company has establi...