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Building nanomaterials for next-generation computing: Scientists recently developed a blueprint to fabricate new nanoheterostructures using 2D materials

Nanotech-Now - June 7, 2018 - 7:45am
Nanoscientists at Northwestern University have developed a blueprint to fabricate new heterostructures from different types of 2-D materials. 2-D materials are single atom layers that can be stacked t...

Science of Star Creation, Neuroscience of Hearing and Tool to Edit DNA Win Kavli Prizes: 7 scientists from 5 countries share USD $1 million prizes in fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience

Nanotech-Now - June 7, 2018 - 7:45am
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters today announced the winners of the 2018 Kavli Prizes. Given in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, this year’s prizes honor scientis...

Arrowhead Completes Enrollment in Single Dose Portion of Phase 1/2 Study of ARO-HBV

Nanotech-Now - June 7, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it has completed enrollment and dosing of all 5 planned cohorts of healthy adult volunteers in the single-ascending dose portion of i...

Arrowhead Completes Enrollment in Single Dose Portion of Phase 1/2 Study of ARO-HBV

Nanotech-Now - June 7, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it has completed enrollment and dosing of all 5 planned cohorts of healthy adult volunteers in the single-ascending dose portion of i...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming June 2018 Conferences

Nanotech-Now - June 7, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it is scheduled to make presentations at the following upcoming events: Jefferies 2018 Global Healthcare Conference – New York , June...

Tiny particles could help fight brain cancer: Nanoparticles carrying two drugs can cross the blood-brain barrier and shrink glioblastoma tumors

Nanotech-Now - June 5, 2018 - 7:45am
Glioblastoma multiforme, a type of brain tumor, is one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers. Only a handful of drugs are approved to treat glioblastoma, and the median life expectancy for patients d...

Rare element to provide better material for high-speed electronics

Nanotech-Now - June 5, 2018 - 7:45am
urdue researchers have discovered a new two-dimensional material, derived from the rare element tellurium, to make transistors that carry a current better throughout a computer chip.

Northwestern researchers predict materials to stabilize record-high capacity lithium-ion battery: Advancement could pave the way for less expensive, longer-lasting batteries for electric vehicles

Nanotech-Now - June 5, 2018 - 7:45am
•Lithium-manganese-oxide compound forces oxygen to participate in the reaction process, which more than doubles the capacity •Researchers use computation to predict chromium and vanadium could stab...

Novel method to fabricate nanoribbons from speeding nano droplets

Nanotech-Now - June 3, 2018 - 7:45am
An international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has discovered a novel method for the synthesis of ultrathin semiconductors. This is a unique growth mechanism, which yielded nanoscopic sem...

Graphene-based desiccant offers super dry solution to moisture control

Nanotech-Now - June 1, 2018 - 10:23am
A new graphene-based desiccant could one day eliminate footwear odours and control moisture in applications ranging from electronics, packaging and air conditioning.

Theory gives free rein to superconductivity at room temperature

Nanotech-Now - June 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Development of superconductors which can operate at room temperature has been a major focus of interest of physicists all over the world. At times news come out about the discovery of new high-tempera...

Switching with molecules: Molecular switch will facilitate the development of pioneering electro-optical devices

Nanotech-Now - May 30, 2018 - 7:45am
A research team led by physicists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has developed molecular nanoswitches that can be toggled between two structurally different states using an applied voltag...

Tunable diamond string may hold key to quantum memory: A process similar to guitar tuning improves storage time of quantum memory

Nanotech-Now - May 30, 2018 - 7:45am
A quantum internet promises completely secure communication. But using quantum bits or qubits to carry information requires a radically new piece of hardware - a quantum memory. This atomic-scale devi...

Remote control of transport through nanopores: New study outlines key factors affecting the transfer of molecules through biological channels

Nanotech-Now - May 30, 2018 - 7:45am
In our bodies, the transfer of genetic information, viral infections and protein trafficking, as well as the synthesis and the degradation of biomolecules, are all phenomena that require the transport...

2018 Kavli Prizes in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience to be Announced Live on May 31: Live announcement at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters to be streamed live at World Science Festival Event

Nanotech-Now - May 30, 2018 - 7:45am
On May 31, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters will announce the 2018 Kavli Prize Laureates in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the prestig...

Nanometrics to Present at the Stifel 2018 Cross Sector Insight Conference

Nanotech-Now - May 30, 2018 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that company management is scheduled to present at the Stifel 2018 Cross Sector Insight...

'Spooky action at a distance': Researchers develop module for quantum repeater

Nanotech-Now - May 30, 2018 - 7:45am
Communication using quantum states offers ultimate security, because eavesdropping attempts perturb the signal and would therefore not remain undetected. For the same reason, though, long-distance tra...

Columbia Researchers Squeeze Light into Nanoscale Devices and Circuits: Team is first to directly image propagation and dynamics of graphene plasmons at very low temperatures; findings could impact optical communications and signal processing

Nanotech-Now - May 30, 2018 - 7:45am
As electronic devices and circuits shrink into the nanoscale, the ability to transfer data on a chip, at low power with little energy loss, is becoming a critical challenge. Over the past decade, sque...

NIST Puts the Optical Microscope Under the Microscope to Achieve Atomic Accuracy

Nanotech-Now - May 26, 2018 - 7:45am
Over the last two decades, scientists have discovered that the optical microscope can be used to detect, track and image objects much smaller than their traditional limit—about half the wavelength of...

Magnesium magnificent for plasmonic applications: Rice University, University of Cambridge synthesize and test nanoparticles of abundant material

Nanotech-Now - May 26, 2018 - 7:45am
Rice University researchers have synthesized and isolated plasmonic magnesium nanoparticles that show all the promise of their gold, silver and aluminum cousins with none of the drawbacks.