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Nanoparticles could be the future of agriculture

InterNano Industry News - May 10, 2017 - 3:45am
Nanoparticles that have always been considered a pollutant are being studied for a range of agricultural uses.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Improved polymer and new assembly method for ultra-conformable 'electronic tattoo' devices

InterNano Industry News - May 10, 2017 - 3:45am
Process uses household inkjet printer without soldering to create 750 nm-thin elastomeric sheet.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Nanoparticles resurrect antibacterial drugs

Nanotechweb - May 9, 2017 - 8:32am
Studies of nanoparticles combined with antibacterial drugs reveal a synergy in their activity that can overcome bacterial defence mechanisms to resist drugs, and improve drug efficacy by a factor of sixteen.

Soft lithography yields big results for plasmonic filters

Nanotechweb - May 9, 2017 - 4:27am
Optimizing a soft fabrication approach yields nanoarrays up to 23 times larger than those previously reported.

Scientists Set Record Resolution for Drawing at the One-Nanometer Length Scale: An electron microscope-based lithography system for patterning materials at sizes as small as a single nanometer could be used to create and study materials with new propertie

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2017 - 7:45am
The ability to pattern materials at ever-smaller sizes-using electron-beam lithography (EBL), in which an electron-sensitive material is exposed to a focused beam of electrons, as a primary method-is...

Mayo Clinic researchers develop new tumor-shrinking nanoparticle to fight cancer, prevent recurrence

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2017 - 7:45am
A Mayo Clinic research team has developed a new type of cancer-fighting nanoparticle aimed at shrinking breast cancer tumors, while also preventing recurrence of the disease. In the study, published t...

Ultracold atom waves may shed light on rogue ocean killers: Rice quantum experiments probe underlying physics of rogue ocean waves

Nanotech-Now - May 8, 2017 - 7:45am
By precisely controlling the quantum behavior of an ultracold atomic gas, Rice University physicists have created a model system for studying the wave phenomenon that may bring about rogue waves in Ea...

Exchange-coupled quantum dot reads out a single electron spin

Nanotechweb - May 8, 2017 - 5:38am
New, non-destructive technique could be used to study single-spin dynamics in the quantum limit and help in the development of molecular magnet-based quantum information processing technologies.

Germanium-based dielectric metasurfaces produce structural colours

Nanotechweb - May 8, 2017 - 4:24am
Structures could replace any ink-based colour printing products and might be promising for outdoor posters and wallpapers or even car coatings.

Looking for the quantum frontier: Beyond classical computing without fault-tolerance?

Nanotech-Now - May 6, 2017 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from Australia and the UK have developed a new theoretical framework to identify computations that occupy the 'quantum frontier' -- the boundary at which problems become impossib...

Liquid metal nano printing set to revolutionize electronics

InterNano Industry News - May 6, 2017 - 3:45am
A new technique using liquid metals to create integrated circuits that are just atoms thick could lead to the next big advance for electronics.
Categories: Nanotechnology News

Optical chip gives microscopes nanoscale resolution

Nanotechweb - May 5, 2017 - 6:19am
Low-cost device could boost the use of super-resolution microscopy

Better Living Through Pressure: Functional Nanomaterials Made Easy

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 4, 2017 - 11:40am
Using pressure instead of chemicals, a Sandia National Laboratories team has fabricated nanoparticles into nanowire-array structures similar to those that underlie the surfaces of touch-screens for Neal Singer, Sandia News Sandia National Laboratories technologist Joshua Usher loads a target into the main power flow section of Veloce, a Sandia pulsed-power generator. The machine uses pressure rather than chemicals to form nanocomponents from nanoparticles. Photo by Randy Montoya

Metal nanoparticles induced visible-light photocatalysis: Mechanisms, applications, ways of promoting catalytic activity and outlook

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2017 - 7:45am
In the quest to solve solar energy conversion as well as environmental remediation issues, photocatalysis using sunlight have been attracting tremendous attention. Various semiconductors with large ba...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Results

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it will host a webcast and conference call on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. EDT to discuss its financial results for the fisc...

Video captures bubble-blowing battery in action: Researchers propose how bubbles form, could lead to smaller lithium-air batteries

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2017 - 7:45am
With about three times the energy capacity by weight of today's lithium-ion batteries, lithium-air batteries could one day enable electric cars to drive farther on a single charge.

New Product Nanoparticle preparation from Intertronics with new Thinky NP-100 Nano Pulveriser

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2017 - 7:45am
In the impressive world of nanotechnology, getting to even smaller scale is increasingly important. For example, pharmaceutical companies who want their drugs to be faster acting on patients are consi...

Gold & Graphene Make Brain Probes More Sensitive Read more from Asian Scientist Magazine at: https://www.asianscientist.com/2017/05/tech/graphene-gold-brain-probe/

Nanotech-Now - May 3, 2017 - 10:34am
A team from the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST) has designed a small, flexible electrode that can read brain signals clearly. Their findings have been published in ACS Applie...

3D zinc sponge makes good battery anode

Nanotechweb - May 3, 2017 - 6:58am
(with video) Porous structure does not form dendrites.

California Research Alliance by BASF establishes more than 25 research projects in three years

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2017 - 7:45am
BASF and UC Berkeley extend alliance for five years Anniversary Symposium marks progress of industry, university research collaboration Advancement made in intermetallic nanomaterials research