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Nanotech 'tattoo' can map emotions and monitor muscle activity: Novel skin electrode is comfortable and has endless commercial and medical applications, says Tel Aviv University researcher

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
A new temporary "electronic tattoo" developed by Tel Aviv University that can measure the activity of muscle and nerve cells researchers is poised to revolutionize medicine, rehabilitation, and even b...

Cell Guidance Systems use the ZetaView from Particle Metrix for exosome research and quality control

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Particle Metrix, developers of versatile particle characterization solutions for the life sciences, report on how Cell Guidance Systems use the ZetaView® particle characterization system for exosome r...

Germs add ripples to make 'groovy' graphene: New nanomaterial conducts differently at right angles

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene, a two-dimensional wonder-material composed of a single layer of carbon atoms linked in a hexagonal chicken-wire pattern, has attracted intense interest for its phenomenal ability to conduct...

2D dichalcogenide makes voltage-controlled oscillator

Nanotechweb - July 14, 2016 - 6:07am
New 'charge-density-wave' device works at room temperature and could find use in a host of practical applications.

Economy waits for Eastman Business Park to deliver - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2016 - 3:45am
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleEconomy waits for Eastman Business Park to deliverRochester Democrat and ChronicleThat dormant battery equipment is stored one floor above the New York Battery & Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST), which opened its test and commercialization center in 2014 — in a building where Kodak used to manufacture vitamin E (there ...and more »
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Veggie juice that illuminates the gut: The medical imaging drink, developed to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal illnesses, is made of concentrated chlorophyll, the pigment that makes spinach green

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
The pigment that gives spinach and other plants their verdant color may improve doctors' ability to examine the human gastrointestinal tract.

Atomic bits despite zero-point energy? Jülich scientists explore novel ways of developing stable nanomagnets

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
So-called "zero-point energy" is a term familiar to some cinema lovers or series fans; in the fictional world of animated films such as "The Incredibles" or the TV series "Stargate Atlantis", it denot...

Setting the gold standard: UF chemistry professor is first to use light to make gold crystal nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of University of Florida researchers has figured out how gold can be used in crystals grown by light to create nanoparticles, a discovery that has major implications for industry and cancer tre...

Researchers harness DNA as the engine of super-efficient nanomachine: New platform detects traces of everything from bacteria to viruses, cocaine and metals

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at McMaster University have established a way to harness DNA as the engine of a microscopic "machine" they can turn on to detect trace amounts of substances that range from viruses and bac...

University of Illinois researchers demonstrate tunable wetting and adhesion of graphene

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated doping-induced tunable wetting and adhesion of graphene, revealing new and unique opportunities for advanced coating m...

Nanodomains of reactive oxygen species control mitochondrial energy output: Using a new tool, researchers can study localized reactive oxygen species signals that control mitochondrial function in health and disease

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Over the years, there have been many efforts to use antioxidants to prevent or help treat various diseases and aging. While reactive oxygen species (ROS), can damage and kill cells - these molecules h...

SUNY Poly Celebrates Its 10th Year Exhibiting at SEMICON West with Cutting Edge Developments in Integrated Photonics and Power Electronics

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
SUNY Poly team at SEMICON West 2016 Conference will detail progress related to the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics, New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium, and c...

Researchers improve catalyst efficiency for clean industries: Method reduces use of expensive platinum

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a way to use less platinum in chemical reactions commonly used in the clean energy, green chemicals, and automotive industries, according to a paper in Science.

On the path toward molecular robots: Scientists at Japan's Hokkaido University have developed light-powered molecular motors that repetitively bend and unbend, bringing us closer to molecular robots.

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers are working on mimicking cellular systems to develop molecular motors that can move or even deliver drugs to target tissues. Engineering such motors may ultimately lead to molecular robots...

2D perovskite solar cells break new efficiency record

Nanotechweb - July 11, 2016 - 3:01am
'Ruddlesden–Popper' devices have a photovoltaic efficiency as high as 12.52%, are photostable and resistant to heat and humidity.