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2D semiconducting transistor breaks new record

Nanotechweb - September 16, 2016 - 12:56am
Molybdenum sulphide device is on a par with silicon in terms of ON-current density.

Journey to the center of the cell: Nano-rods and worms wriggle best

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
When it comes to delivering drugs, nanoparticles shaped like rods and worms are the best bet for making the daunting journey to the centre of a cell, new Australian research suggests.

World's most powerful X-ray takes a 'sledgehammer' to molecules

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
The discovery, led by Associate Professor Brian Abbey at La Trobe in collaboration with Associate Professor Harry Quiney at the University of Melbourne, has been published in the journal Science Advan...

NIST illuminates transfer of nanoscale motion through microscale machine

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
From the printing press to the jet engine, mechanical machines with moving parts have been a mainstay of technology for centuries. As U.S. industry develops smaller mechanical systems, they face bigge...

SENAI Outfits New Tribology Lab with Bruker UMT TriboLab Systems: Brazil’s National Service for Industrial Training Invests in Six Bruker Tribometers

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Bruker has announced the installation of six UMT TriboLab Mechanical Testers at the Tribology Laboratory of Innovation SENAI Institute for Surface Engineering in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Established by...

Nanobiotix announces submission for first market approval of lead product NBTXR3 in Europe: CE Mark filing based on current level of scientific and clinical evidence

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Phase II/III clinical trial in Soft Tissue Sarcoma progressing well towards interim data readout with almost 2/3 of the patients randomized

Researchers build world's largest database of crystal surfaces and shapes

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego, in collaboration with the Materials Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), have created the world's largest database...

On-surface chemistry leads to novel products: On-surface chemical Reactions can lead to novel chemical compounds not yet synthesized by solution chemistry.

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
On-surface chemical reactions can lead to novel chemical compounds not yet synthesized by solution chemistry. The first-step, second-step, and third-step products can be analyzed in detail using a hig...

Containing our 'electromagnetic pollution': MXene can protect mobile devices from electromagnetic interference

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
If you've ever heard your engine rev through your radio while listening to an AM station in your car, or had your television make a buzzing sound when your cell phone is near it, then you've experienc...

Measuring forces in the DNA molecule: First direct measurements of base-pair bonding strength

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
DNA, our genetic material, normally has the structure of a twisted rope ladder. Experts call this structure a double helix. Among other things, it is stabilized by stacking forces between base pairs....

Kymouse success in steps to developing HIV vaccine: Kymab, the Scripps Research Institute and International AIDS Vaccine Initiative collaboration improves discovery and testing of promising HIV vaccine strategies

Nanotech-Now - September 15, 2016 - 7:45am
A new approach to developing a human vaccine against HIV has been developed by researchers at Kymab, a UK therapeutic antibody platform Company, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) of San Diego, Cal...

Catalyst surface affects graphene growth

Nanotechweb - September 15, 2016 - 1:30am
New studies on CVD-grown material could help produce large sheets of carbon with a well-defined structure and properties for specific electronics applications.

Chirped laser pulses could deliver high-quality ion beams

Nanotechweb - September 15, 2016 - 1:30am
Proposed technique could be used for cancer therapy.

New chip could bring highest level of encryption to any mobile device: First use of quantum technology to create a random number generator that is both tiny and fast

Nanotech-Now - September 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Random number generators are crucial to the encryption that protects our privacy and security when engaging in digital transactions such as buying products online or withdrawing cash from an ATM. For...

New material to revolutionize water proofing

Nanotech-Now - September 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed a new spray-on material with a remarkable ability to repel water. The new protective coating could eventually be used to waterp...

Breakthrough in materials science: Kiel research team can bond metals with nearly all surfaces

Nanotech-Now - September 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Through this "nanoscale-sculpturing" process, metals such as aluminium, titanium, or zinc can permanently be joined with nearly all other materials, become water-repellent, or improve their biocompati...

Bringing graphene speakers to the mobile market (video)

Nanotech-Now - September 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene has been hailed as a wonder material since it was first made more than a decade ago. It's showing up in an increasing number of products, including coatings, sports equipment and even light b...

New perovskite research discoveries may lead to solar cell, LED advances

Nanotech-Now - September 13, 2016 - 7:45am
"Promising" and "remarkable" are two words U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory scientist Javier Vela uses to describe recent research results on organolead mixed-halide perovskites.

Leti and Oberthur Technologies Partner to Explore New Solutions in Fast-growing Digital Era

Nanotech-Now - September 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, and OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced they have signed a letter of intent to co...