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Israel: A Nanotech Superpower: Did you know that Israel is a hotbed for nanotechnology research and development?

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2016 - 6:16am
Israel has already established itself as a key player in the cybersecurity, networking, social media and telecommunications sectors. But did you know that Israel is also a hotbed for nanotechnology re...

Covalence level affects electron transfer across perovskite interfaces

Nanotechweb - February 1, 2016 - 4:39am
New results better our understanding of strongly correlated oxides and may even help in the quest for new high-temperature superconductors.

Tiny sweat sensor goes wireless

Nanotechweb - February 1, 2016 - 4:32am
(with video) New device can detect a panel of biomarkers in a person’s perspiration in almost real time.

Novel nanotechnology technique makes table-top production of flat optics a reality

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a simplified approach to fabricating flat, ultra-thin optics. The new approach enables simple etching without the use of...

Nano-coating makes coaxial cables lighter: Rice University scientists replace metal with carbon nanotubes for aerospace use

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Common coaxial cables could be made 50 percent lighter with a new nanotube-based outer conductor developed by Rice University scientists.

An alternative to platinum: Iron-nitrogen compounds as catalysts in graphene

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Fuel cells convert the chemical energy stored in hydrogen (H2) into electrical energy by electrochemically "combusting" hydrogen gas with oxygen (O2) from the air into water (H2O), thereby generating...

New record in nanoelectronics at ultralow temperatures

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2016 - 7:45am
The first ever measurement of the temperature of electrons in a nanoelectronic device a few thousandths of a degree above absolute zero was demonstrated in a joint research project performed by VTT Te...

Scientists build a neural network using plastic memristors: A group of Russian and Italian scientists have created a neural network based on polymeric memristors -- devices that can potentially be used to build fundamentally new computers

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from the Kurchatov Institute, MIPT, the University of Parma (Italy), Moscow State University, and Saint Petersburg State University have created a neural network based on polymeric memristo...

Scientists provide new guideline for synthesis of fullerene electron acceptors

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Organic/polymer solar cells represent the most important direction for green energy in the future. Fullerene electron acceptors have been widely used in organic/polymer solar cells as well as perovski...

IBS report electric transport across molybdenum disulfide grain boundaries: Scientific team from CINAP/IBS identifies previously undiscovered differences in grain boundaries

Nanotech-Now - January 30, 2016 - 7:45am
The Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics (CINAP) within IBS has reported results correlating the flake merging angle with grain boundary (GBs) properties, and proven that increasing the merging...

Role of Nanomanufacturing in Wearable Sensor Technologies

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 29, 2016 - 11:18am
Jeff Morse, Ph.D.The recent explosion of wearable consumer products for monitoring physiological information, such as heart rate or skin temperature, provides the promise for personalized medicine wherein an indivi

Tailoring Electrocatalytic Properties by Nanoengineered Bulk Metal Glass Surfaces

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 29, 2016 - 10:42am
Jeff Morse, Ph.D.Bulk metallic glasses (BMGs) are amorphous metallic alloys produced by melting and thermal quenching which exhibit desirable properties such as high strength and good formability (at reduced temper

New NSF and NBC Learn video series shows off big discoveries from tiny particles

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 29, 2016 - 10:13am
Lisa-Joy Zgorski, NSF NewsWhy are things so small, so significant?

Nanotechnology manufacturing could benefit from novel nanosheet growth technique

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 29, 2016 - 10:05am
Will Cushman, University of Wisconsin-Madison News OfficeAfter six years of painstaking effort, a group of University of Wisconsin-Madison materials scientists believe their breakthrough in growing tiny sheets of zinc oxide could have huge implications f

Multiple 'off-states' improve fluorescence nanoscopy

Nanotechweb - January 29, 2016 - 5:52am
Technique might now be used to study the intricate structure of biological cells such as neurons.

Tesla NanoCoatings Gains Talents of Joe Davis as Vice President-Sales Engineer

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Tesla NanoCoatings, the world leader in nanotechnology for corrosion protection, announced a significant addition to its team. Joseph Davis has joined as vice president-sales engineering.

I-Minerals Receives Roskill Mineral Market Report

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2016 - 7:45am
I-Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IMA) (OTCQX: IMAHF) (the "Company") announces it has received a market study report from Roskill Consulting Group Ltd. (the "Roskill Report") that generally validates pr...

PEN Inc. Announces 1-for-180 Reverse Stock Split

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2016 - 7:45am
PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (OTCQB: PENCD) ("PEN" or "the Company"), a global leader in developing, commercializing and marketing enhanced performance products enabled by nanotechnology, today announced a...

Therapeutic Solutions International Licenses Dexosome Clinical Stage Cancer Immunotherapy Product From Gustave Roussy European Cancer Centre: FDA Cleared Immuno-Oncology Technology to Resume Clinical Development for Solid Tumor Patients

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Therapeutic Solutions International, Inc., (OTC PINK: TSOI) announced today the signing of an exclusive intellectual property license agreement with Gustave Roussy Transfert of Villejuif, France for a...

Researchers from the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA have created a new technique that greatly enhances digital microscopy images

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2016 - 7:45am
The development is significant because digital imagery has led to many advances in microscopy, but digital microscopic imaging can sometimes result in blurry, pixelated images.