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Superfluidity: what is it and why does it matter?

Nanotech-Now - December 25, 2018 - 7:45am
2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the landmark physics discovery of superfluidity. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian asked University of Illinois physics professor and 2003 Nobel P...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5635(c)(4)

Nanotech-Now - December 25, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that as an inducement to entering into employment with the Company, on December 7, 2018, the Board of Directors approved "inducement" gran...

Quantum chemical calculations on quantum computers: A quantum algorithm capable of performing quantum circuits parallelism and full configuration interactions calculations in any open shell molecules without exponential/combinatorial explosion

Nanotech-Now - December 25, 2018 - 7:45am
Quantum computing and quantum information processing technology have attracted attention in recently emerging fields. Among many important and fundamental issues in nowadays science, solving Schroedin...

The feature size and functional range of molecular electronic devices: Monitoring the transition from tunneling leakage current to molecular tunneling

Nanotech-Now - December 25, 2018 - 7:45am
Advances of miniaturization in electronics have created dramatic impacts on the industrial innovations and our lives. Nowadays, the semiconductor industry has been devoted to scaling down the feature...

Birth of a hybrid: High-temperature synthesis under pressure helps to combine properties of metals and ceramics

Nanotech-Now - December 23, 2018 - 7:45am
Materials scientists from NUST MISIS and the Merzhanov Institute of Structural Macrokinetics & Materials Science have developed a new method for producing bulk MAX-phases -- layered materials which si...

The role of lipid nanoparticles and its surface modification in reaching the brain: This article by Dr. Manoli Igartua et al. is published in Current Drug Delivery, Volume 15, Issue 9, 2018

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2018 - 7:45am
Nanomedicine refers to field of science that uses nanotechnology for clinical operations. The use of nanoparticles (NPs) has specially been successful due to their structure. For example, NPs have the...

A summary of electrospun nanofibers as drug delivery system: This article by Dr. José Manuel Cornejo Bravo et al. is published in Current Drug Delivery, Volume 15 , Issue 10 , 2018

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2018 - 7:45am
In recent studies, nanotechnology has proven to be an interesting approach towards solving problems in the field of medicine. Dr. Jose Manuel Cornejo Bravo demonstrates the use of electrospun polymeri...

Vitamin E TPGS emulsified vinorelbine bitartrate loaded solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN): This article by Dr. Sanjay Singh et al. is published in Current Drug Delivery, Volume 15 , Issue 8 , 2018

Nanotech-Now - December 21, 2018 - 7:45am
Vinorelbine Bitartrate (VRL), a semi-synthetic vinca alkaloid was approved by the FDA for breast cancer treatment, as it has been proven to be beneficial for first line of defense and subsequent thera...

Researchers use jiggly Jell-O to make powerful new hydrogen fuel catalyst: The inexpensive new material can split water just as efficiently as costly platinum

Nanotech-Now - December 19, 2018 - 7:45am
A cheap and effective new catalyst developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, can generate hydrogen fuel from water just as efficiently as platinum, currently the best -- but...

IMDEA Nanociencia and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid researchers have demonstrated that graphene deposited on a metal surface promotes an unusual chemical reaction that would hardly take place under noncatalyzed conditions.

Nanotech-Now - December 19, 2018 - 7:45am
Graphene monolayers can be epitaxially grown on many single-crystal metal surfaces under ultra-high vacuum. On one side, these monolayers protect highly reactive metallic surfaces from contaminants, b...

Collagen nanofibrils in mammalian tissues get stronger with exercise

Nanotech-Now - December 19, 2018 - 7:45am
Collagen is the fundamental building block of muscles, tissues, tendons, and ligaments in mammals. It is also widely used in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Although scientists have a good unders...

Oxford Instruments participates in the launch of the European Quantum Technology Flagship Programme ‘QMiCS’

Nanotech-Now - December 17, 2018 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments NanoScience is pleased to announce a partnership with the leading European institutions, including renowned research groups from Germany, France, Spain, Finland, and Portugal. The g...

Insights into magnetic bacteria may guide research into medical nanorobots

Nanotech-Now - December 17, 2018 - 7:45am
Magnetotactic bacteria are a unique aquatic species which use magnetic nanoparticles as an internal compass to navigate The configuration of the magnetic chain in these bacteria has been analysed usi...

Elliot Scientific now representing Raman Imaging specialists WITec in the UK and Eire - Unique correlative analysis in one instrument: Raman/AFM, Raman/SNOM

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2018 - 7:45am
Elliot Scientific has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with WITec GmbH, of Ulm in Germany, to distribute their range of award-winning Raman imaging instruments.

A new 'spin' on kagome lattices: Team's findings shed new light on the presence of spin-orbit coupling and topological spin textures in kagome lattices

Nanotech-Now - December 15, 2018 - 7:45am
Like so many targets of scientific inquiry, the class of material referred to as the kagome magnet has proven to be a source of both frustration and amazement. Further revealing the quantum properties...

Milestone for bERLinPro: Photocathodes with high quantum efficiency

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2018 - 7:45am
Teams from the accelerator physics and the SRF groups at HZB are developing a superconducting linear accelerator featuring energy recovery (Energy Recovery Linac) as part of the bERLinPro project. It...

Harnessing the power of 'spin orbit' coupling in silicon: Scaling up quantum computation

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2018 - 7:45am
Australian scientists have investigated new directions to scale up qubits - utilising the spin-orbit coupling of atom qubits - adding a new suite of tools to the armory.

180 Degree Capital Corp.’s Portfolio Company, TheStreet, Inc., Agrees to Sell Its Institutional Business Units to Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC for $87.3 Million

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2018 - 7:45am
180 Degree Capital Corp. (“180”) (NASDAQ:TURN), notes that its portfolio company, TheStreet, Inc. (“TST”), announced today that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to sell its institut...

Spectradyne Partners with Particle Technology Labs for Measurement Services

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2018 - 7:45am
As one of the premier analytical testing facilities worldwide, specializing in pharmaceutical testing, PTL is adding the Spectradyne nCS1 nanoparticle analysis capability to its comprehensive set of a...

CEA-Leti’s RRAM-based TCAM Circuits Meet Requirements of Multicore Neuromorphic Processors

Nanotech-Now - December 13, 2018 - 7:45am
IEDM Paper Explains a Breakthrough on an Existing Structure that Reduces Silicon Area 8x Compared To 16-Transistor Ternary Content-Addressable Memories And Meets Performance and Reliability Require...