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XEI Scientific celebrates its Silver Anniversary

Nanotech-Now - August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Join us in celebrating 25 years of continuing progress in fighting hydrocarbon contamination with Evactron® plasma cleaners.

'Sniffer plasmons' could detect explosives: Scientists have proposed a graphene-based spaser that can detect even small amounts of various substances, including explosives

Nanotech-Now - August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have found that the two-dimensional form of carbon, known as graphene, might be the ideal material for manufacturing plasmonic dev...

SLAC, Stanford gadget grabs more solar energy to disinfect water faster: Plopped into water, a tiny device triggers the formation of chemicals that kill microbes in minutes

Nanotech-Now - August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
In many parts of the world, the only way to make germy water safe is by boiling, which consumes precious fuel, or by putting it out in the sun in a plastic bottle so ultraviolet rays will kill the mic...

Detecting knots in nanopores

Nanotechweb - August 17, 2016 - 1:44pm
New work shows that it is important to take knots into account in applications such as detecting DNA-bound proteins.