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Mode-Changing MEMS Accelerometer from STMicroelectronics Combines High Measurement Resolution and Ultra-Low Power for Industrial Applications

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2018 - 7:45am
The STMicroelectronics IIS2DLPC 3-axis MEMS accelerometer can change operating mode on the fly, from ultra-low power to high resolution, enabling high-accuracy measurements within a limited energy bud...

A record-long polymer DNA negative

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2018 - 7:45am
A fragment of a single strand of DNA, built of the nucleobases cytosine and guanine, can be imprinted in a polymer - this has been shown by chemists from Warsaw, Denton and Milan. The resulting artifi...

Physicists name and codify new field in nanotechnology: ‘electron quantum metamaterials:’ UC Riverside’s Nathaniel Gabor and colleague formulate a vision for the field in a perspective article

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2018 - 7:45am
When two atomically thin two-dimensional layers are stacked on top of each other and one layer is made to rotate against the second layer, they begin to produce patterns — the familiar moiré patterns...

Nanotech Artisans Sculpt with DNA

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2018 - 7:45am
It loops, folds, sticks to itself, and contorts into shapes as intricate as a smiley face—all within the confines of a region one-thousandth the diameter of a human cell. DNA is the stuff of life but...

The materials engineers are developing environmentally friendly materials: The materials engineers are developing environmentally friendly materials for producing smart textiles

Nanotech-Now - November 8, 2018 - 7:45am
Recently the research article "A method for producing conductive graphene biopolymer nanofibrous fabrics by exploitation of an ionic liquid dispersant in electrospinning" written by the researchers of...

A bullet-proof heating pad

Nanotech-Now - November 8, 2018 - 7:45am
Sometimes nothing feels better on stiff, aching joints than a little heat. But many heating pads and wraps are rigid and provide uneven warmth, especially when the person is moving around. Researchers...

AIM Photonics Members Meeting Provides Key Updates on the Initiative’s Progress: Day-Long Engagement in Syracuse, NY, Sees Strong Attendance and Interest from Industry, Government, and Academic Partners

Nanotech-Now - November 8, 2018 - 7:45am
The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) announced the successful conclusion of its Fall 2018 Members Meeting, which took place on Tuesday, October 23, alongside t...

Cerion Advanced Materials Invited by the National Nanotechnology Initiative to Discuss their Expertise in Commercialization: Webinar transcription with key takeaways available on the National Nanotechnology Initiative website

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2018 - 7:45am
Cerion Advanced Materials, Executive Vice President Doug Singer was invited by the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) to discuss important considerations in quality control and how they impact t...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming November 2018 Conferences

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it is scheduled to present at the following upcoming events:

Ultrasensitive toxic gas detector

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2018 - 7:45am
In a paper published in NANO, researchers from the School of Microelectronics in Tianjin University have discovered a two-step sputtering and subsequent annealing treatment method to prepare verticall...

Eco-friendly waterproof polymer films synthesized using novel method

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2018 - 7:45am
In a paper published in NANO, a researcher from the Department of Chemistry at Myongji University has applied a novel method to control the wettability of polymeric substrates, which has numerous prac...

2-D magnetism: Atom-thick platforms for energy, information and computing research: Scientists say the tiny 'spins' of electrons show potential to one day support next-generation innovations in many fields

Nanotech-Now - November 6, 2018 - 7:45am
Two-dimensional magnetism has long intrigued and motivated researchers for its potential to unleash new states of matter and utility in nano-devices.

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of Agreements with Janssen

Nanotech-Now - November 3, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that the license agreement and research collaboration and option agreement between Arrowhead and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., part of th...

Tiny light detectors work like gecko ears

Nanotech-Now - November 3, 2018 - 7:45am
Geckos and many other animals have heads that are too small to triangulate the location of noises the way we do, with widely spaced ears. Instead, they have a tiny tunnel through their heads that meas...

New platform based on biology and nanotechnology carries mRNA directly to target cells: Combined platform provides safe, effective passage for therapies treating cancer and other diseases, Tel Aviv University researchers say

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Delivering an effective therapeutic payload to specific target cells with few adverse effects is considered by many to be the holy grail of medical research. A new Tel Aviv University study explores a...

180 Degree Capital Corp. Reports Net Asset Value Per Share of $2.81 as of September 30, 2018; a Decrease of 3.4% From June 30, 2018

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2018 - 7:45am
180 Degree Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:TURN) (“180” and the “Company”), today reported its financial results as of September 30, 2018. Key results for the quarter and year to date include: Q2 2...

AdTech Photonics, a supplier of Quantum Cascade and other Infrared lasers has chosen Oxford Instruments etch system for its manufacturing facility

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology (OIPT), a leading supplier to state-of-the-art optoelectronics manufacturers announced that AdTech Photonics Inc have selected OIPT’s Cobra® plasma etch systems fo...

Leti Middleware Will Be Core of Fog Platform for Decentralized Cloud-to-Edge AI: DECENTER Project to Integrate IoT, AI, the Cloud, Edge, Fog Computing and Smart Contracts Tied Together with Secure Blockchain in ‘New Ecosystem’ for On-Demand Edge Computing

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Leti, a research institute at CEA-Tech, today announced that its sensiNact Internet of Things (IoT) middleware will be the core of a platform under development in an EU-Korean project that will empowe...

Light-bending tech shrinks kilometers-long radiation system to millimeter scale

Nanotech-Now - November 1, 2018 - 7:45am
Synchrotron radiation from an accelerating light pulse M. Henstridge1, C. Pfeiffer1, D. Wang2, A. Boltasseva2, V. M. Shalaev2, A. Grbic1, R. Merlin1 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA ...

Rice U. scientists form flat tellurium: Two-dimensional element shows promise for solar cells and other optoelectronics

Nanotech-Now - October 30, 2018 - 7:45am
In the way things often happens in science, Amey Apte wasn't looking for two-dimensional tellurium while experimenting with materials at Rice University. But there it was.