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Study reveals how herpes virus tricks the immune system

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
With over half the U.S. population infected, most people are familiar with the pesky cold sore outbreaks caused by the herpes virus. The virus outsmarts the immune system by interfering with the proce...

Hepatitis virus-like particles as potential cancer treatment

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
UC Davis researchers have developed a way to use the empty shell of a Hepatitis E virus to carry vaccines or drugs into the body. The technique has been tested in rodents as a way to target breast can...

Organic crystals allow creating flexible electronic devices: The researchers from the Faculty of Physics of the Moscow State University have grown organic crystals that allow creating flexible electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from the Faculty of Physics of the Moscow State University have grown organic semiconductor crystals which can reduce the cost of the process of creating light, flexible and transparent lig...

Researchers discover new phase of boron nitride and a new way to create pure c-BN

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of the material boron nitride (Q-BN), which has potential applications for both manufacturing tools and electronic displays....

Phosphine is one of the newest

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Phosphine is one of the newest materials to be named a superconductor, a material through which electricity can flow with zero resistance.

Scientists guide gold nanoparticles to form 'diamond' superlattices: DNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arrangements that mimic the atomic structure of diamond

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Using bundled strands of DNA to build Tinkertoy-like tetrahedral cages, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have devised a way to trap and arrange nanoparticle...

Novel nanoparticle made of common mineral may help keep tumor growth at bay

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis found a way to keep a cancerous tumor from growing by using nanoparticles of the main ingredient in common antacid tablets.

PEN Inc. Announces Strategy to Broaden Clarity Branded Products Business

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (OTCQB: PENCD) ("PEN" or "the Company"), a global leader in developing, commercializing and marketing consumer and industrial products enabled by nanotechnology, today announced...

New ceramic firefighting foam becomes stronger when temperature increases

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
A team of chemists from ITMO University, in collaboration with research company SOPOT, has developed a novel type of firefighting foam based on inorganic silica nanoparticles. The new foam beats exist...
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New approaches for hybrid solar cells: Nanostructured germanium for portable photovoltaics and battery electrodes

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Using a new procedure researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Ludwig Maximillians University of Munich (LMU) can now produce extremely thin and robust, yet highly porous semico...
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Virtually Perfect Graphene is Game-Changing for Electronics Industry

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
(Controlled Environments)... "Imagine batteries, capacitors, solar cells, video screens, and fuel cells as thin as a piece of paper," says ORNL's Yijing Stehle, postdoctoral associate and lead author of a paper published in Chemistry of Materials. She and colleagues are also working on a graphene hexagonal boron 2D capacitor and fuel cell prototype that are not only "super thin" but also transparent...12/2
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Imec improves performance and reliability of deeply-scaled CMOS logic devices

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Silicidation, amorphisation, doping and the introduction of junction-less nanowire devices pave the way to silicon CMOS devices beyond the 5nm technology node At this week’s IEEE...
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Atomically flat tunnel transistor overcomes fundamental power challenge of electronics: A new transistor developed by UC Santa Barbara engineers overcomes one of the fundamental limitations of conventional transistors and reduces power dissipation by over

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
One of the greatest challenges in the evolution of electronics has been to reduce power consumption during transistor switching operation. In a study recently reported in Nature, engineers at Universi...
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Nanostructured metal coatings let the light through for electrical devices

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
Light and electricity dance a complicated tango in devices like LEDs, solar cells and sensors. A new anti-reflection coating developed by engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, i...
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Leti Develops Local-strain Techniques in FD-SOI Fabrication To Improve Next-Generation Performance, Energy Use

InterNano Industry News - February 7, 2016 - 4:45am
CEA-Leti today announced it has developed two techniques to induce local strain in FD-SOI processes for next-generation FD-SOI circuits that will produce more speed at the same, or lower, power consum...
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2-D Materials Workshop

InterNano - Upcoming Events - February 5, 2016 - 10:10am
Workshop/TrainingMonday, March 21, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (All day)Dübendorf, Switzerland https://www.nanomat.de/2DMat2016.php International symposium on “2-D Nanomaterials” with sessions on: synthesis and properties of 2D materials regulation, standardization and safety applications and industry perspectives

Nanotech Security to Present at the Optical Document Security Conference February 11, 2016

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotech Security Corp. (TSX VENTURE: NTS)(OTCQX: NTSFF), today announced that Chief Technology Officer Clint Landrock will present on the Company's advancements in using novel nanostructures for the...

Nanoparticles Make Fertility Possible during Consumption of Anticancer Drugs

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of a type of nanoparticle on protection of reproduction and fertility system in cancer-suffering animal samples.

Joint Efforts by Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Produce Antibacterial Coatings for Isolated Areas

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran and Malaysia designed a nanostructure based on carbon nanotubes with antibacterial properties to be used in public places, specially hospitals and clinics.

Polar vortices observed in ferroelectric: New state of matter holds promise for ultracompact data storage and processing

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
The observation in a ferroelectric material of "polar vortices" that appear to be the electrical cousins of magnetic skyrmions holds intriguing possibilities for advanced electronic devices. These pol...