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Lab team spins ginger into nanoparticles to heal inflammatory bowel disease

Nanotech-Now - August 22, 2016 - 7:45am
A recent study by researchers at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center took them to a not-so-likely destination: local farmers markets. They went in search of fresh ginger root.

Nanosphere lithography makes graphene moiré metasurface

Nanotechweb - August 22, 2016 - 1:10am
The surface could be used in applications like ultrathin light modulators, biosensors, flexible optoelectronics and photodetectors.

Magnetic bacteria help treat tumours

Nanotechweb - August 22, 2016 - 12:34am
A new technique can transport drug-loaded nanoliposomes into solid cancers.

Brittle quasicrystals become ductile at the nanoscale

Nanotechweb - August 22, 2016 - 12:10am
Experiments show that "dislocation glide" dominates quasicrystal deformation.

Down to the wire: ONR researchers and new bacteria

Nanotech-Now - August 20, 2016 - 7:45am
-Scientists sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) have genetically modified a common soil bacteria to create electrical wires that not only conduct electricity, but are thousands of times th...

McMaster researchers resolve a problem that has been holding back a technological revolution

Nanotech-Now - August 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Imagine an electronic newspaper that you could roll up and spill your coffee on, even as it updated itself before your eyes.

Hexagonal boron nitride semiconductors enable cost-effective detection of neutron signals: Texas Tech University researchers demonstrate hexagonal boron nitride semiconductors as a cost-effective alternative for inspecting overseas cargo containers enteri

Nanotech-Now - August 20, 2016 - 7:45am
One of the most critical issues the United States faces today is preventing terrorists from smuggling nuclear weapons into its ports. To this end, the U.S. Security and Accountability for Every Port A...

Enhanced electron doping on iron superconductors discovered: IBS Centre for Correlated Electron Systems revises existing theories by raising the temperature for superconductivity

Nanotech-Now - August 20, 2016 - 7:45am
The IBS research team headed by the associate director of CCES, KIM Chang Young, presented the possibility of unifying theories to explain the working mechanism of iron- based superconductors. Their r...

Impressive List of Doctors, Scientists Coming to Vail for Scientific Summit: The Second Vail Scientific Summit Convenes the Greatest Minds in Regenerative Medicine and Science

Nanotech-Now - August 20, 2016 - 7:45am
With 43 of the top names in the field attending the Vail Scientific Summit Aug. 18-20, it's no wonder the theme of this year's event is "Engaging the Greatest Minds in Regenerative Medicine and Scienc...

A Nanotechnology Perspective for Manufacturing

National Nanomanufacturing Network - August 19, 2016 - 12:47pm
The entry of nanotechnology into manufacturing has been compared to the advent of earlier technologies that have profoundly affected modern societies, such as plastics, semiconductors, and even ele Michael Berger, Nanowerk