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Common nanoparticle has subtle effects on oxidative stress genes

Nanotech-Now - May 15, 2016 - 7:45am
A nanoparticle commonly used in food, cosmetics, sunscreen and other products can have subtle effects on the activity of genes expressing enzymes that address oxidative stress inside two types of cell...

Collecting hot carriers in graphene superlattices

Nanotechweb - May 13, 2016 - 1:17pm
The carbon sheet could be used to make ultrafast and highly efficient photodetectors and energy-harvesting devices such as solar cells.

Photonic gyroids mimic butterfly wings

Nanotechweb - May 13, 2016 - 12:23pm
Artificial nanostructure might be used in a variety of optics technologies.

Smithsonian Science Education Center and National Space Society Team Up for Next-Generation Space Education Program "Enterprise In Space"

Nanotech-Now - May 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Enterprise In Space (EIS), an international program of the National Space Society (NSS), is excited to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Smithsonian Science Educatio...

Performing cellular surgery with a laser-powered nanoblade

Nanotech-Now - May 13, 2016 - 7:45am
To study certain aspects of cells, researchers need the ability to take the innards out, manipulate them, and put them back. Options for this kind of work are limited, but researchers reporting May 10...

Atomic force microscope reveals molecular ghosts: Mapping molecules with atomic precision expands toolbox for designing new catalytic reactions

Nanotech-Now - May 13, 2016 - 7:45am
To the surprise of chemists, a new technique for taking snapshots of molecules with atomic precision is turning up chemicals they shouldn't be able to see.

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals' Preclinical Candidate ARC-LPA Achieves 98% Knockdown and Long Duration of Effect after Subcutaneous Administration

Nanotech-Now - May 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today presented a poster on ARC-LPA, its preclinical development program targeting lipoprotein (a), or Lp(a), for the treatment of cardiovascular disease...

Oxford Nanoimaging to provide desktop super-resolution microscopes

Nanotech-Now - May 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Nanoimaging (ONI) commence sales of an elegant desktop optical microscope capable of zooming in on objects as tiny as structures inside living cells. This super-resolution microscope will allow...

University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, research: Ultrafast pulses shed light on photochemical processes

Nanotech-Now - May 13, 2016 - 7:45am
Tunnelling ionization studies by researchers in Japan and Russia show changes in electron distributions between ground- and excited-state in laser tunnelling ionization of molecules.

Nano One Materials Announces Issuance of Taiwanese Patent for Battery Applications

InterNano Industry News - May 13, 2016 - 3:45am
Nano One Materials Corp. (“Nano One or the Company”) is pleased to announce the issuance of Taiwanese Patent No. 201207152 related to batteries utilizing the proprietary lithium mixed...
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Nanosphere photolithography for sub-100nm features

InterNano Industry News - May 13, 2016 - 3:45am
Conventional microprocessing materials and tools are used in a novel high-throughput fabrication technique.
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New Generation of Graphene Reinforced Carbon Fibre Prepreg Products

InterNano Industry News - May 13, 2016 - 3:45am
Haydale Composite Solutions (HCS) has announced the launch of three graphene enhanced carbon fibre pre-impregnated (prepreg) products in collaboration with SHD Composite Materials Ltd (Sleaford, Linco...
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MackGraphe – Graphene and Nanomaterials Research Center

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 12, 2016 - 1:14pm
MackGraphe is the first center dedicated to research on two-dimensional materials in Latin America, with an investment of about US$ 20 million, aiming to be one of the reference centers in that area of research in the world. The building MackGraphe with about 4000 m2, spread over 9 floors, fully equipped to meet its researchers. In addition to the laboratories with advanced equipment, researchers have access to a clean room "Class 1000". Rua da Consolação, 896 São Paulo – SP 01302-907 Brasil

Direct Writing with Highly Conductive Graphene Inks

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 12, 2016 - 12:46pm
Michael Berger, NanowerkNumerous research efforts already have demonstrated the feasibility of fabricating graphene-based electronics through high-throughput ink printing strategies (see for instance: "

Solliance realizes first up-scaled Perovskite based PV modules with 10% efficiency: Holst Centre, imec and ECN pave the road to upscaling Perovskite PV modules

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
Solliance demonstrates a record 10% aperture area power conversion efficiency for its up-scaled thin-film perovskite photovoltaic modules. The efficiency was measured on an aperture area of 168 cm2. T...

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced their participation in the following investor events: D.A. Davidson & Co. 8th Annual...

Abalonyx launches Reduced Graphene Oxide Product: Abalonyx has successfully scaled up production of thermally reduced graphene oxide (rGO) in its Tofte, Norway, production facility. This product is now offered to customers in Kg-quantities

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
The product is hydrophobic and electrically conductive, with a bulk density of about 0.01 and a carbon content of about 85 – 86 %. It can be dispersed in non-polar liquids and be blended into organic...

Novel functionalized nanomaterials for CO2 capture

Nanotech-Now - May 11, 2016 - 7:45am
Climate change due to excessive CO2 levels is one of the most serious problems mankind has ever faced. This has resulted in abrupt weather patterns such as flood and drought, which are extremely disru...