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Nanoparticles pollution rises 30 percent when flex-fuel cars switch from bio to fossil: Study carried out in São Paulo, home to the world's largest flex fuel urban fleet, shows increase of ultrafine particulate matter when ethanol prices rose and consumpt

Nanotech-Now - September 3, 2017 - 7:45am
When ethanol prices at the pump rise for whatever reason, it becomes economically advantageous for drivers of dual-fuel vehicles to fill up with gasoline. However, the health of the entire population...

Acting like a muscle, nano-sized device lifts 165 times its own weight

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2017 - 10:46am
Imagine repeatedly lifting 165 times your weight without breaking a sweat -- a feat normally reserved for heroes like Spider-Man. Rutgers University-New Brunswick engineers have discovered a simple...

Graphene detects low-energy photons

Nanotechweb - September 1, 2017 - 8:13am
New Josephson-junction-based single-photon detector could be used in astronomy and in future quantum information processing technologies.

University of Virginia Cancer Center and Keystone Nano Announce Start of Clinical Testing of Ceramide Nanoliposome for Treatment of Solid Tumors

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2017 - 7:45am
University of Virginia Cancer Center and Keystone Nano, Inc. announce that clinical testing has been initiated at UVA on a new potential cancer therapy. The study is a Phase I clinical trial to assess...

New results reveal high tunability of 2-D material: Berkeley Lab-led team also provides most precise band gap measurement yet for hotly studied monolayer moly sulfide

Nanotech-Now - September 1, 2017 - 7:45am
Two-dimensional materials are a sort of a rookie phenom in the scientific community. They are atomically thin and can exhibit radically different electronic and light-based properties than their thick...

Sunlight meets spin to improve photovoltaic device

Nanotechweb - August 31, 2017 - 5:40am
Researchers succeed in combining molecular photovoltaics and spintronics for the first time.

Nanomachines drill through cell membranes

Nanotechweb - August 31, 2017 - 3:46am
An entirely new way to deliver drugs and destroy diseased cells.

Irregular nanopatterns enable micron-thin silicon solar cells

Nanotechweb - August 31, 2017 - 1:56am
Winning combination of characteristics promises exceptionally thin crystalline-silicon films manufactured with little waste.

Major leap towards data storage at the molecular level

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2017 - 7:45am
From smartphones to supercomputers, the growing need for smaller and more energy efficient devices has made higher density data storage one of the most important technological quests.

What the world's tiniest 'monster truck' reveals

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2017 - 7:45am
Title Frame suspended into four Cucurbituril wheels: Meet the Ohio Bobcat Nanowagon Abstract We present the design, synthesis and characterization of the Ohio Bobcat Nanowagon, a [5]pseudorotax...

A more complete picture of the nano world

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2017 - 7:45am
They may be tiny and invisible, says Xiaoji Xu, but the aerosol particles suspended in gases play a role in cloud formation and environmental pollution and can be detrimental to human health.

'Nano-hashtags' could provide definite proof of Majorana particles: Eindhoven network of nanowires gives particles the space to exchange places

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2017 - 7:45am
In Nature today an international team of researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology, Delft University of Technology and the University of California - Santa Barbara presents an advanced quant...

DNA sensor system developed for specific and sensitive measurement of cancer-relevant enzyme activity

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2017 - 7:45am
The development of DNA sensor systems is of great importance for advances in medical science. Now another piece of the puzzle for the development of personalized medicine has been found with the resul...

Lego proteins revealed: Self-assembling protein complexes based on a single mutation could provide scaffolding for nanostructures

Nanotech-Now - August 30, 2017 - 7:45am
When hemoglobin undergoes just one mutation, these protein complexes stick to one another, stacking like Lego blocks to form long, stiff filaments. These filaments, in turn, elongate the red blood cel...

2016 National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan

InterNano Industry News - August 30, 2017 - 3:45am
Whitman, Lloyd J. and Henderson, Lori A. and Meador, Michael A. and Friedersdorf, Lisa E. and Standridge, Stacey and Thomas, Treye and Howard, John and Biaggi-Labiosa, Azlin M. and Madsen, Lynnette D. and Cannizzaro, Chris and Jillavenkatesa, Ajit and Bobalek, John F.. National Science and Technology Council, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Subcommittee. (2016) 2016 National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan. Technical Report. United States National Nanotechnology Initiative. (Unpublished)
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Nano Nugget featuring Paul Weiss

InterNano Industry News - August 30, 2017 - 3:45am
Date: Fri, 10/14/2016Paul Weiss, Editor-in-Chief of ACS Nano, discusses the exciting potential impacts of nanotechnology at the intersection of other fields. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society. Education center: OffEducation center weight: 0Research centers & networks: OffResearch centers & networks weight: 0Connect with Nano.gov: OffConnect with Nano.gov weight: 0Stay connected with the NNI: OffNews: Nano TV/RadioStay connected with the NNI weight: 0Nanotechnology facts: OffNanotechnology facts weight: 0Catch all weight: 0Featured: offDr. Weiss discusses nanotechnology's impact on other fields. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society.
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Nano Nugget featuring Chad Mirkin

InterNano Industry News - August 30, 2017 - 3:45am
Date: Fri, 10/14/2016Chad Mirkin, Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology, discusses his research and some promising areas of nanotechnology. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society. Education center: OffEducation center weight: 0Research centers & networks: OffResearch centers & networks weight: 0Connect with Nano.gov: OffConnect with Nano.gov weight: 0Stay connected with the NNI: OffNews: Nano TV/RadioStay connected with the NNI weight: 0Nanotechnology facts: OffNanotechnology facts weight: 0Catch all weight: 0Featured: offDr. Mirkin discusses some promising areas of nanotechnology. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society.
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At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular Scale - Chicago Inno

InterNano Industry News - August 30, 2017 - 3:45am
At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular ScaleChicago InnoThis February UChicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) opened the 10,000 square foot Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility, which features fabrication tools that allow researchers and industry to create and experiment with materials that make ...
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Wearable health monitor based on household paper

InterNano Industry News - August 30, 2017 - 3:45am
Paper electronics - putting flexible electronic sensors and other circuits on regular paper - have the potential to cut the price of a wide range of medical tools, from point-of-care diagnostic tests to portable DNA detectors. In new work, researchers have now shown an integration strategy to rationally design an ultra-low cost health monitoring device, a Paper Watch, using recyclable household materials: non-functionalized papers.
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New waterproofing and antifouling nanomaterials

InterNano Industry News - August 30, 2017 - 3:45am
A new class of nanomaterials with tunable wettability have important applications ranging from antifouling to water proofing surfaces.
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