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National Space Society Honors NASA's William H. Gerstenmaier With 2017 Space Pioneer Award

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2017 - 7:45am
William H. Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC, is the recipient of the National Space Society's 2017 Space Pioneer Award i...

(with video) Giant ion-trapped quantum computer takes shape

Nanotechweb - February 3, 2017 - 10:02am
University of Sussex researchers have put forward the first industrial blueprint for constructing a real-life large-scale machine that works thanks to electric connections.

Oxford Nanoimaging report on how the super-resolution Nanoimager is being used at Micron Oxford, a multidisciplinary bioimaging unit applying advanced cellular imaging techniques

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Oxford Nanoimaging Limited manufacture and sell custom microscopes offering super-resolution and single-molecule capabilities to research users. The multidisciplinary bioimaging unit, Micron Oxford, a...

The Jensen Laboratory at the HHMI at Caltech incorporates the Quorum Cryo-SEM preparation system in microbial cell biology with electron cryotomography

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Quorum Technologies, market and technology leaders in electron microscopy coating and cryogenic preparation products, report on how their PP3010T Cryo-SEM preparation system is being used in the prepa...

The Department of Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London uses a cathodoluminescence detector from Deben to study geological specimens from SE Asia

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, reports on the use of a cathodoluminescence detector to understand stru...

Nanotherm LC solves the thermal management challenge of CSP LEDs

Nanotech-Now - February 3, 2017 - 7:45am
Thermal management innovator Cambridge Nanotherm today announces how its Nanotherm LC thermal management solution addresses the unique needs of chip-scale packaging (CSP) LEDs.

Researchers Develop Wearable, Low-Cost Sensor to Measure Skin Hydration

National Nanomanufacturing Network - February 2, 2017 - 2:53pm
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a wearable, wireless sensor that can monitor a person’s skin hydration for use in applications that need to detect dehydration before Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University - News

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Results

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it will host a webcast and conference call on Monday, February 6, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. EST to discuss its financial results for the fi...

Chiral quantum optics: A new research field with bright perspectives

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2017 - 7:45am
Recently, surprising physical effects were observed using special microscopic waveguides for light. Such "photonic structures" currently are revolutionizing the fields of optics and photonics, and hav...

New 'needle-pulse' beam pattern packs a punch

Nanotech-Now - February 2, 2017 - 7:45am
A new beam pattern devised by University of Rochester researchers could bring unprecedented sharpness to ultrasound and radar images, burn precise holes in manufactured materials at a nano scale -- ev...

NSF funds new projects to advance energy-efficient computing

InterNano Industry News - February 2, 2017 - 4:45am
The National Science Foundation (NSF) and Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) have jointly awarded $21.6 million for ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=190060&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
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2D crystal inks print functional electronic devices

Nanotechweb - February 2, 2017 - 3:56am
Biocompatible solutions can be used to make photodetector arrays and programmable logic memories.

Use stars’ own light to park tiny spacecraft at an exoplanet

Nanotech-Now - February 1, 2017 - 11:12am
However, lasers fired from Earth can accelerate ultra-light solar sails made from graphene to around 20 per cent of the speed of light within a few minutes. That means an interstellar probe could reac...

Analogue black hole could be made from plasma mirror

Nanotechweb - February 1, 2017 - 3:55am
Proposed experiment could test information-loss paradox.

Nanoparticles hitchhiking their way along strands of hair: Massaging hair can help more quickly deliver nanoparticle-based treatment to the roots

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2017 - 7:45am
In shampoo ads, hair always looks like a shiny, smooth surface. But for physicists peering into microscopes, the hair surface looks much more rugged, as it is made of saw-tooth, ratchet-like scales. I...

The Kepler-K2 Team Wins the National Space Society's 2017 Space Pioneer Award for Science and Engineering

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2017 - 7:45am
The NASA Kepler and K2 Team is the winner of the National Space Society's 2017 Space Pioneer Award in the Science and Engineering category. This prestigious award will be presented to team representat...

Metallic hydrogen, once theory, becomes reality: Harvard physicists succeed in creating 'the holy grail of high-pressure physics'

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2017 - 7:45am
Nearly a century after it was theorized, Harvard scientists have succeeded in creating the rarest - and potentially one of the most valuable - materials on the planet.

Antioxidants get small: Molecular compounds mimic effective graphene agents, show potential for therapies

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2017 - 7:45am
Treated particles of graphene derived from carbon nanotubes have demonstrated remarkable potential as life-saving antioxidants, but as small as they are, something even smaller had to be created to fi...

Sound waves create whirlpools to round up tiny signs of disease: New technique could form the basis of a small, inexpensive point-of-care device for early disease diagnosis

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2017 - 7:45am
Mechanical engineers at Duke University have demonstrated a tiny whirlpool that can concentrate nanoparticles using nothing but sound. The innovation could gather proteins and other biological structu...

First 3-D observation of nanomachines working inside cells: Researchers headed by IRB Barcelona combine genetic engineering, super-resolution microscopy and biocomputation to allow them to see in 3-D the protein machinery inside living cells

Nanotech-Now - January 31, 2017 - 7:45am
Currently, biologists who study the function of protein nanomachines isolate these complexes in test tubes, divorced from the cell, and then apply in vitro techniques that allow them to observe their...