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UTSA study describes new minimally invasive device to treat cancer and other illnesses: Medicine diffusion capsule could locally treat multiple ailments and diseases over several weeks

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
A new study by Lyle Hood, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), describes a new device that could revolutionize the delivery of medicine to tr...

Research Study: MetaSOLTM Shatters Solar Panel Efficiency Forecasts with Innovative New Coating: Coating Provides 1.2 Percent Absolute Enhancement to Triple Junction Solar Cells

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2016 - 7:45am
MetaShield LLC, a market leader in advanced glass-based coating technology, today announced an independent research study indicating its proprietary MetaSOLTM nanotechnology coating can provide a 1.2...

Programmable plasmon modes could help make ultrasensitive molecular sensors

Nanotechweb - December 7, 2016 - 6:17am
A new way to make narrow plasmonic resonances in a nanomaterial and tune them across the visible range.

NSF awards $94 million to create four new Science and Technology Centers

InterNano Industry News - December 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Ambitious, complex research that leads to breakthrough discoveries requires large-scale, long-term investments. Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces $94 million in funding to support four new Science and Technology Centers (STCs), partnerships that lay the foundations for advances in fields ranging from cell biology and mechanobiology to particle physics and materials science. Each awardee will receive up to $24 million over a five-year period, with the possibility ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=189782&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
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Deep insights from surface reactions: Researchers use Stampede supercomputer to study new chemical sensing methods, desalination and bacterial energy production

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Things that happen on the surface are often given short shrift compared to what goes on inside. But when it comes to chemical reactions, what occurs on the surface can mean the difference between a wo...

Quantum obstacle course changes material from superconductor to insulator

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from Brown University have demonstrated an unusual method of putting the brakes on superconductivity, the ability of a material to conduct an electrical current with zero resistance.

Throwing new light on printed organic solar cells

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
•Research from the University of Surrey reveals scientists are able to improve the efficiency of solar cells more than threefold •The solar cells are a flexible, lightweight and environmentally-frien...

New technology of ultrahigh density optical storage researched at Kazan University: The ever-growing demand for storage devices stimulates scientists to find new ways of improving the performance of existing technologies

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
According to current estimates, dozens of zettabytes of information will need to be placed somewhere by 2020. New physical principles must be found, the ones that facilitate the use of single atoms or...

Controlled electron pulses

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
The discovery of photoemission, the emission of electrons from a material caused by light striking it, was an important element in the history of physics for the development of quantum mechanics. Scie...

Physics, photosynthesis and solar cells: Researchers combine quantum physics and photosynthesis to make discovery that could lead to highly efficient, green solar cells

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
A University of California, Riverside assistant professor has combined photosynthesis and physics to make a key discovery that could help make solar cells more efficient. The findings were recently pu...

New method for analyzing crystal structure: Exotic materials called photonic crystals reveal their internal characteristics with new method

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2016 - 7:45am
A new technique developed by MIT researchers reveals the inner details of photonic crystals, synthetic materials whose exotic optical properties are the subject of widespread research.

Nanodiamonds track intraneuronal abnormalities

Nanotechweb - December 5, 2016 - 5:50am
New technique could be used to monitor how molecular transport through neurons is modified in diseases like autism and Alzheimer’s.

Ghost images taken using pairs of atoms

Nanotechweb - December 5, 2016 - 5:49am
New technique could test fundamental principles of quantum mechanics.