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Centrifugal spinning yields industrial quantities of nanofibres

Nanotechweb - September 13, 2017 - 12:51am
Cheap alternative to electrospinning could deliver nanofibrous battery electrodes to the market in the next few years.

Solar collectors work better with nanofluids

Nanotechweb - September 12, 2017 - 1:35pm
Adding graphene to the working fluid improves the efficiency of heat transfer.

Research shows how DNA molecules cross nanopores: Study could inform biosensors, manufacturing, and more

Nanotech-Now - September 11, 2017 - 7:45am
Research presented in a new paper co-authored by Northwestern University associate professor of mechanical engineering Sandip Ghosal sheds new light on how polymers cross tiny pores ten thousand times...

Leti and Partners in PiezoMAT Project Develop New Fingerprint Technology for Highly Reliable Security and ID Applications: Ultra-high Resolution Pressure Sensing Uses Matrices of Vertical Piezoelectric Nanowire To Reconstruct the Smallest Features of Huma

Nanotech-Now - September 11, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti today announced that the European R&D project known as PiezoMAT has developed a pressure-based fingerprint sensor that enables resolution more than twice as high as currently required by the U.S...

Bit data goes anti-skyrmions

Nanotech-Now - September 11, 2017 - 7:45am
Today's world, rapidly changing because of "big data", is encapsulated in trillions of tiny magnetic objects - magnetic bits - each of which stores one bit of data in magnetic disk drives. A group of...

Enzymes could compete with platinum in new fuel cell

Nanotechweb - September 11, 2017 - 2:12am
Device produces almost 16 mWh of energy after 17 hours of continuous operation.

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Host R&D Day on RNAi-Based Therapies

Nanotech-Now - September 9, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it will host a Research & Development Day to discuss its pipeline of RNAi-based therapies on September 14 in New York City.

FET-based biosensor directly detects molecules in whole serum

Nanotechweb - September 8, 2017 - 8:52am
Device could be used in point-of-care diagnostics and as a portable alternative to state-of-the-art central laboratory analysers.

Silicon device offers fast route to effective tissue therapy

Nanotechweb - September 8, 2017 - 2:28am
Focused electric fields deliver reprogramming factors into cells, enabling blood vessels and neurons to be created from skin and muscle tissues.

Optical quantum memory shrinks to the nanoscale

Nanotechweb - September 7, 2017 - 8:40am
Tiny device enhances interaction between matter and light.

Insect eyes inspire new solar cell design from Stanford

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2017 - 7:45am
Packing tiny solar cells together, like micro-lenses in the compound eye of an insect, could pave the way to a new generation of advanced photovoltaics, say Stanford University scientists.

Leti Launches Emulator Service to Boost ROI and Speed Time to Market for European Chipmakers: Anchored by Mentor Veloce Emulator Machine, Leti’s Offer Includes Support for Design, Debug and Analysis of Results

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2017 - 7:45am
Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, and Mentor®, a Siemens business,, today announced Leti will provide access to the Mentor Veloce® emulator to SMEs and startups and will introduce emu...

Sharks with frickin' lasers: Gold nanoparticles fry cancer on glowing mice

Nanotech-Now - September 7, 2017 - 7:45am
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study takes a new approach to killing cancer: Why not fry it into oblivion with vibrating gold nanoparticles? "But what about the frickin' lasers?" you may ask....

Large-area perovskite films go solvent- and vacuum-free

Nanotechweb - September 7, 2017 - 7:18am
Record efficiency of 12.1% for a solar module made from a methylammonium lead halide film that is over 36 cm2 in size.

Plasma-treated molecules make effective antibiotics

Nanotechweb - September 5, 2017 - 4:04am
New approach offers a simple and scalable way to derive novel antibiotics from substances produced naturally by plants.

Nanotube electronics and colour-tuneable OLEDs make wearable cardiac monitor

Nanotechweb - September 4, 2017 - 3:57am
Device monitors and displays electrocardiogram signals in real time, and can be applied directly to skin.

UConn chemist synthesizes pure graphene

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Formed deep within the earth, stronger than steel, and thinner than a human hair. These comparisons aren't describing a new super hero. They're describing graphene, a substance that some experts have...

Ames Laboratory scientists move graphene closer to transistor applications

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory were able to successfully manipulate the electronic structure of graphene, which may enable the fabrication of graphene transistors-- fast...

High-tech electronics made from autumn leaves: New process converts biomass waste into useful electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Northern China's roadsides are peppered with deciduous phoenix trees, producing an abundance of fallen leaves in autumn. These leaves are generally burned in the colder season, exacerbating the countr...

Phenom-World selects Deben to supply a tensile stage as an accessory to their range of desktop SEMs

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, has been chosen by Phenom-World to supply the Microtest Tensile Stage a...