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Sticky gecko-inspired material conducts electricity

InterNano Industry News - 5 hours 31 min ago
Flexible adhesive patch could lead to better electrodes for heart monitors and fitness sensors
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Catalyst could make production of key chemical more eco-friendly

InterNano Industry News - 5 hours 31 min ago
The world has more carbon dioxide than it needs, and a team of Brown University chemists has come up with a potential way to put some of it to good use.
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Unraveling truly one-dimensional carbon solids: Direct proof of stable ultra-long 1-D carbon chains as a route to carbyne

InterNano Industry News - 5 hours 31 min ago
Even in its elemental form, the high bond versatility of carbon allows for many different well-known materials, including diamond and graphite. A single layer of graphite, termed graphene, can then be...
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Model aids efforts to reduce cost of carbon nanostructures for industry, research

InterNano Industry News - 5 hours 31 min ago
Analysis of Hydrogen Plasma in a Microwave Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactor G. Shivkumar,1 S. S. Tholeti,1 M. A. Alrefae,2 T. S. Fisher,2 and A. A. Alexeenko1,a 1School of Aeronautics a...
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Ev Group Scales-Up Nanoimprint Lithography for Display Manufacturing

InterNano Industry News - 5 hours 31 min ago
New EVG®7200 LA SmartNIL™ system brings high-resolution and low cost-of-ownership advantages to high-end displays, photonics, optics and biotechnology applications EV Group (EVG), a leading...
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Light can 'heal' defects in new solar cell materials: Defects in some new electronic materials can be removed by making ions move under illumination

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
A family of compounds known as perovskites, which can be made into thin films with many promising electronic and optical properties, has been a hot research topic in recent years. But although these m...

Attosecond physics: A switch for light-wave electronics

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Light waves could in principle be used to drive future transistors. Since the electromagnetic waves of light oscillate approximately one million times in a billionth of a second, i.e. at petahertz (PH...

Supercrystals with new architecture can enhance drug synthesis

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from ITMO University and Trinity College have designed an optically active nanosized supercrystal whose novel architecture can help separate organic molecules, thus considerably facilitatin...

Nanoscale Trojan horses treat inflammation

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanosized Trojan horses created from a patient's own immune cells have successfully treated inflammation by overcoming the body's complex defense mechanisms, perhaps leading to broader applications fo...

Programmable materials find strength in molecular repetition

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Synthetic proteins based on those found in a variety of squid species' ring teeth may lead the way to self-healing polymers carefully constructed for specific toughness and stretchability that might h...

Physicists create first metamaterial with rewritable magnetic ordering

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Notre Dame physicists and their collaborators have produced the first rewriteable artificial magnetic charge ice. The research, described in a paper published in Science today, shows str...

Tiny packages may pack powerful treatment for brain tumors: Nanocarrier provides efficient delivery of chemotherapeutic drug

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Great discoveries do come in small packages. Few know that better than Ann-Marie Broome, Ph.D., who feels nanotechnology holds the future of medicine with its ability to deliver powerful drugs in tiny...

Two-stage nanoparticle delivery of piperlongumine and TRAIL anti-cancer therapy

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York demonstrated a drug delivery mechanism that utilizes two independent vehicles, allowing for delivery of chemically and physically dis-...

Rice de-icer gains anti-icing properties: Dual-function, graphene-based material good for aircraft, extreme environments

Nanotech-Now - May 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have advanced their graphene-based de-icer to serve a dual purpose. The new material still melts ice from wings and wires when conditions get too cold. But if the air is abo...