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Harvesting clean hydrogen fuel through artificial photosynthesis

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2018 - 7:45am
A new, stable artificial photosynthesis device doubles the efficiency of harnessing sunlight to break apart both fresh and salt water, generating hydrogen that can then be used in fuel cells.

Nanobiotix and Weill Cornell Medicine Partner on Pre-Clinical Research Inbox x

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2018 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering new approaches to the treatment of cancer, announced today that it is launching a research colla...

Nanotechnology for more sustainable farming?

Nanotechweb - May 10, 2018 - 7:14am
First systematic comparison of nano-pesticides and fertilisers with conventional equivalents

Watching plasmons break bonds in single molecules

Nanotechweb - May 9, 2018 - 3:59am
Researchers induce chemical reactions in single molecules by exciting plasmons and monitor the process in real time using scanning tunnelling microscopy

Mining for gold with a computer: Texas A&M team gleans new insights on key material

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2018 - 7:45am
Engineers from Texas A&M University and Virginia Tech report important new insights into nanoporous gold--a material with growing applications in several areas, including energy storage and biomedical...

A powerful laser breakthrough: Lehigh research team demonstrates terahertz semiconductor laser with record-high output power

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2018 - 7:45am
The ability to harness light into an intense beam of monochromatic radiation in a laser has revolutionized the way we live and work for more than fifty years. Among its many applications are ultrafast...

Fascinating fractals appear in graphene superlattices

Nanotechweb - May 8, 2018 - 5:10am
Applying a magnetic field to the carbon material produces recurring delocalized Bloch states

Gallenene grows on silicon

Nanotechweb - May 8, 2018 - 5:07am
Researchers successfully take on the challenge of growing gallenene on silicon using a buffer layer

Bone goes fractal

Nanotechweb - May 8, 2018 - 3:58am
New high-resolution microscopy images reveal hitherto unseen crystal structure

Remotely-controlled silicon structures could help treat disease

Nanotechweb - May 7, 2018 - 2:39am
“Electroceuticals” makes its debut

National Space Society Applauds NASA's Support for Commercial Low Earth Orbit Space Stations

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2018 - 7:45am
On March 30th, 2018, NASA delivered to Congress the "International Space Station Transition Report" taking the first step toward a gapless transition from the government owned and operated Internatio...

Scientists verify a way of how to improve resolution of most powerful microscopes: The resolution and intensity of powerful nanoscopes could be enhanced by over 30% via non-spherical particle lenses

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2018 - 7:45am
Researchers from Tomsk Polytechnic University (Russia) and Bangor University (UK) have experimentally verified anomalous amplitude apodization for non-spherical particles for the first time. This phen...

Memristor technology program wins £11 million

Nanotechweb - May 4, 2018 - 9:42am
Research collaborators at Southampton, Imperial and Manchester Universities in the UK win a program grant to develop memristor technology for broader use. Themis Prodromakis,

Nanometrics Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results: Record Revenues, Gross Margin and Earnings; Outlook Strengthens for FY 2018

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2018 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2018.

'Exceptional' research points way toward quantum discoveries: Rice University scientists make tunable light-matter couplings in nanotube films

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2018 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists are known for exceptional research, but a new paper led by physicist Junichiro Kono makes that point most literally.

Functional MRI maps neural activity

Nanotechweb - May 2, 2018 - 8:05am
Bioengineered paramagnetic nanoparticle probes can detect calcium ion dynamics with magnetic resonance imaging

Research gives new ray of hope for solar fuel

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2018 - 7:45am
The quest to develop the 'Holy Grail' of affordable, viable and environmentally-friendly fuels using sunlight has taken an exciting new twist.

The first PE blown films with nanotubes hit the Chinese market

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2018 - 7:45am
The first anti-static polyethylene films containing graphene nanotubes are being launched in China by a manufacturer of packaging for electronic products. Just 0.008% of TUBALL nanotubes in the film e...

Watching nanomaterials form in 4D: Novel technology allows researchers to see dynamic reactions as they happen at the nanoscale

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2018 - 7:45am
Technology takes multi-frame videos of nanoparticles as they form in space and time Being able to watch the particles form gives researchers insight into how nanoparticles self-assemble Knowing how...