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Physicists collide ultracold atoms to observe key quantum principle

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists from New Zealand's University of Otago have used steerable 'optical tweezers' to split minute clouds of ultracold atoms and slowly smash them together to directly observe a key theoretical...

Berkeley Lab scientists grow atomically thin transistors and circuits

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
In an advance that helps pave the way for next-generation electronics and computing technologies--and possibly paper-thin gadgets --scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley Na...

Physicists couple distant nuclear spins using a single electron: For the first time, researchers at the University of Basel have coupled the nuclear spins of distant atoms using just a single electron

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
For the first time, researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland have coupled the nuclear spins of distant atoms using just a single electron. Three research groups took part in this complex...

Achieving a breakthrough in the formation of beam size controllable X-ray nanobeams: One step closer to realizing a multifunctional X-ray microscope

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
A research team in Japan has now succeeded in developing high precision X-ray deformable mirrors that can be configured as necessary. They are the first to have achieved the formation of three types o...

Researchers develop faster, precise silica coating process for quantum dot nanorods

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Materials researchers at North Carolina State University have fine-tuned a technique that enables them to apply precisely controlled silica coatings to quantum dot nanorods in a day - up to 21 times f...

Nanotech 'tattoo' can map emotions and monitor muscle activity: Novel skin electrode is comfortable and has endless commercial and medical applications, says Tel Aviv University researcher

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
A new temporary "electronic tattoo" developed by Tel Aviv University that can measure the activity of muscle and nerve cells researchers is poised to revolutionize medicine, rehabilitation, and even b...

Cell Guidance Systems use the ZetaView from Particle Metrix for exosome research and quality control

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Particle Metrix, developers of versatile particle characterization solutions for the life sciences, report on how Cell Guidance Systems use the ZetaView® particle characterization system for exosome r...

Germs add ripples to make 'groovy' graphene: New nanomaterial conducts differently at right angles

Nanotech-Now - July 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene, a two-dimensional wonder-material composed of a single layer of carbon atoms linked in a hexagonal chicken-wire pattern, has attracted intense interest for its phenomenal ability to conduct...

2D dichalcogenide makes voltage-controlled oscillator

Nanotechweb - July 14, 2016 - 6:07am
New 'charge-density-wave' device works at room temperature and could find use in a host of practical applications.

Economy waits for Eastman Business Park to deliver - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

InterNano Industry News - July 14, 2016 - 3:45am
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleEconomy waits for Eastman Business Park to deliverRochester Democrat and ChronicleThat dormant battery equipment is stored one floor above the New York Battery & Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST), which opened its test and commercialization center in 2014 — in a building where Kodak used to manufacture vitamin E (there ...and more »
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Veggie juice that illuminates the gut: The medical imaging drink, developed to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal illnesses, is made of concentrated chlorophyll, the pigment that makes spinach green

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
The pigment that gives spinach and other plants their verdant color may improve doctors' ability to examine the human gastrointestinal tract.

Atomic bits despite zero-point energy? Jülich scientists explore novel ways of developing stable nanomagnets

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
So-called "zero-point energy" is a term familiar to some cinema lovers or series fans; in the fictional world of animated films such as "The Incredibles" or the TV series "Stargate Atlantis", it denot...

Setting the gold standard: UF chemistry professor is first to use light to make gold crystal nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of University of Florida researchers has figured out how gold can be used in crystals grown by light to create nanoparticles, a discovery that has major implications for industry and cancer tre...

Researchers harness DNA as the engine of super-efficient nanomachine: New platform detects traces of everything from bacteria to viruses, cocaine and metals

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at McMaster University have established a way to harness DNA as the engine of a microscopic "machine" they can turn on to detect trace amounts of substances that range from viruses and bac...

University of Illinois researchers demonstrate tunable wetting and adhesion of graphene

Nanotech-Now - July 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated doping-induced tunable wetting and adhesion of graphene, revealing new and unique opportunities for advanced coating m...