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For nanomedicine, cell sex matmonoclonal antibodies crucial to fighting emerging infectious diseases say NIAID officials

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2018 - 7:47am
Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs)--preparations of a specific type of antibody designed to bind to a single target--have shown promise in the fight against cancer and autoimmune diseases. They also may pla...

Big steps toward control of production of tiny building blocks

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2018 - 7:47am
Nanoparticles, superstrong and flexible structures such as carbon nanotubes that are measured in billionths of a meter -- a diameter thousands of times thinner than a human hair -- are used in everyth...

CdS nanostructure excels for hydrogen generation

Nanotechweb - March 14, 2018 - 6:24am
Combining atomic layer deposition with solution ion transfer to coat a TiO2 inverse opal structure in CdS results in structures that raise the bar for CdS-based water splitting.

Graphene meets the standard for industry

Nanotechweb - March 14, 2018 - 5:24am
Intellectual property specialists and production companies welcome the standards set by the International Organization for Standardization defining when a material is and isn’t graphene.

Nanostructures made of previously impossible material: How do you combine different elements in a crystal? At TU Wien, a method has now been developed for incorporating previously unattainably high proportions of foreign atoms into crystals

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2018 - 7:47am
When you bake a cake, you can combine the ingredients in almost any proportions, and they will still always be able to mix together. This is a little more complicated in materials chemistry.

Houston Methodist researcher makes bold move by releasing nanotech 'recipe'

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2018 - 7:47am
In a rare move, a Houston Methodist researcher is sharing his recipe for a new, more affordable way to make nanoparticles. This will empower any laboratory in the world to easily create similar nanop...

New approach to measuring stickiness could aid micro-device design

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2018 - 7:47am
Brown University engineers have devised a new method of measuring the stickiness of micro-scale surfaces. The technique, described in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, could be useful in designing a...

Thermo Scientific Krios G3i Cryo-Electron Microscope Announced as 2018 Edison Awards Finalist

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2018 - 7:47am
Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced that the Thermo Scientific Krios G3i cryo-electron microscope (cryo-EM) has been named a finalist in the molecular analys...

Mapping battery materials with atomic precision: Berkeley Lab researchers map the atoms of battery materials and explored how composition affects structure

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2018 - 7:47am
Lithium-ion batteries are widely used in home electronics and are now being used to power electric vehicles and store energy for the power grid. But their limited number of recharge cycles and tendenc...

Cleaning nanowires to get out more light

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2018 - 7:47am
A technique for reducing the loss of light at the surface of semiconductor nanostructures has been demonstrated by scientists at KAUST.

JPK reports on the research of Professor Tanya Dahms from the University of Regina in Canada to characterize the properties of outer cell surfaces as a function of internal and external stimuli with applied atomic force microscopy

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2018 - 7:47am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the research of Professor Tanya Dahms from the University of Reg...

‘Nanowood’ makes a super thermal insulator

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2018 - 3:50am
New material is also lightweight and strong, and could help make buildings more energy efficient.

How did complex carbon-based nanostructures form in space?

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2018 - 3:23am
New experiments could shed more light on how the chemical precursors of life might have been created in the Universe, and in particular in our galaxy.

Researchers reshape the energy landscape of phonons in nanocrystals: Light and vibrations intertwine inside a nanoscale cavity

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2018 - 7:45am
Phonons, which are packets of vibrational waves that propagate in solids, play a key role in condensed matter and are involved in various physical properties of materials. In nanotechnology, for examp...

Leti & Mapper announce cyber-security breakthrough that encrypts individual chips with a code: Low-Cost Cyber-Security Breakthrough that Encrypts Individual Chips With a Unique Code Presented at SPIE Advanced Lithography 2018 in San Jose

Nanotech-Now - March 9, 2018 - 7:47am
Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, and Mapper Lithography, the leading provider of maskless lithography equipment for the semiconductor and nanofabrication industries, today announced a low-cost...

Converting CO2 into Usable Energy: Scientists show that single nickel atoms are an efficient, cost-effective catalyst for converting carbon dioxide into useful chemicals

Nanotech-Now - March 9, 2018 - 7:47am
Imagine if carbon dioxide (CO2) could easily be converted into usable energy. Every time you breathe or drive a motor vehicle, you would produce a key ingredient for generating fuels. Like photosynthe...

‘Magic-angle graphene’ behaves like a high-temperature superconductor

Nanotechweb - March 8, 2018 - 9:31am
New experimental platform could be used to investigate strongly correlated physics – in particular in unconventional superconductivity and quantum spin liquids.

The fine-tuning of two-dimensional materials

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2018 - 7:45am
A new understanding of why synthetic 2-D materials often perform orders of magnitude worse than predicted was reached by teams of researchers led by Penn State. They searched for ways to improve these...

Individual quantum dots imaged in 3-D for first time

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2018 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed an imaging technique that uses a tiny, super sharp needle to nudge a single nanoparticle into different orientations and capture 2-D images to help reconstruct a 3-D picture...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Strengthens 22FDX® eMRAM Platform with eVaderis’ Ultra-low Power MCU Reference Design: Co-developed technology solution enables significant power and die size reductions for IoT and wearable products

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2018 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and eVaderis today announced that they are co-developing an ultra-low power microcontroller (MCU) reference design using GF’s embedded magnetoresistive non-volatile memory (eMRAM) tech...