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Molybdenum disulfide holds promise for light absorption: Rice researchers probe light-capturing properties of atomically thin MoS2

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Mechanics know molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) as a useful lubricant in aircraft and motorcycle engines and in the CV and universal joints of trucks and automobiles. Rice University engineering researcher...

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research and McGill University Announce the McGill AFM Summer School and Workshop, May 12-13, 2016

Nanotech-Now - May 7, 2016 - 7:45am
McGill University Department of Physics and Oxford Instruments Asylum Research are pleased to announce the McGill AFM Summer School and Workshop, May 12-13, 2016. The Workshop focuses on nanoelectrica...

UNH Will Use $5.3 Million Gift To Start Advanced Manufacturing Center - New Hampshire Public Radio

InterNano Industry News - May 7, 2016 - 3:45am
UNH Will Use $5.3 Million Gift To Start Advanced Manufacturing CenterNew Hampshire Public Radio"We're interested particularly in the so-called micro- and nano-fabrication sector that a number of companies in the state are also engaged in." Mukasa says the center will have about 10 paid student interns; they'll assist several hundred students ...
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Researchers Create Complex 3D Structure Made of Graphene Aerogel

InterNano Industry News - May 7, 2016 - 3:45am
Ever since its discovery in 2004 graphene has been considered a wonder material, and researchers have great expectations for it. The material is 300 times stronger than steel, and a million times...
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Melodea Wins Nanotechnology Innovation of the Year Award at NanoIsrael 2016 - PR Newswire (press release)

InterNano Industry News - May 7, 2016 - 3:45am
PR Newswire (press release)Melodea Wins Nanotechnology Innovation of the Year Award at NanoIsrael 2016PR Newswire (press release)... as the best nanotechnology innovation of the year. In the past year, we have made significant advancements in collaboration with our strategic partner, towards commercialization of our NCC based technology for production of novel eco-friendly ...Melodea wins Nanotech Innovation of Year awardGlobesall 3 news articles »
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Nanotransducers see the light

Nanotechweb - May 6, 2016 - 8:11am
New nano-muscles could be used to make pumps, valves, engines and pistons.

Cooling graphene-based film close to pilot-scale production

National Nanomanufacturing Network - May 5, 2016 - 2:26pm
Chalmers University of Technology - NewsHeat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a severe bottleneck in the further development of systems in these fields.

The intermediates in a chemical reaction photographed 'red-handed' Researchers at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country have for the first time succeeded in imaging all the steps in a complex organic reaction and have resolved the mechanisms that e

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
One of the long-standing goals being pursued by chemists has been to succeed in following and directly visualising how the structures of molecules change when they undergo complex chemical transformat...

New tool allows scientists to visualize 'nanoscale' processes

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
E-MAIL Chemists at UC San Diego have developed a new tool that allows scientists for the first time to see, at the scale of five billionths of a meter, "nanoscale" mixing processes occurring in liq...

FEI Launches Apreo – Industry-Leading Versatile, High-Performance SEM: The Apreo SEM provides high-resolution surface information with excellent contrast, and the flexibility to accommodate a large range of samples, applications and conditions

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) today announced the new Apreo™ scanning electron microscope (SEM), offering an industry-leading range of applications. In fields ranging from materials and life sciences, to researc...

A compact, efficient single photon source that operates at ambient temperatures on a chip: Highly directional single photon source concept is expected to lead to a significant progress in producing compact, cheap, and efficient sources of quantum informat

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Quantum information science and technology has emerged as a new paradigm for dramatically faster computation and secure communication in the 21st century. At the heart of any quantum system is the mos...

Nuclear pores captured on film: Using an ultra fast-scanning atomic force microscope, researchers from the University of Basel have filmed 'living' nuclear pore complexes at work for the first time

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Using an ultra fast-scanning atomic force microscope, a team of researchers from the University of Basel has filmed "living" nuclear pore complexes at work for the first time. Nuclear pores are molecu...

Little ANTs: Researchers build the world's tiniest engine

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed the world's tiniest engine - just a few billionths of a metre in size - which uses light to power itself. The nanoscale engine, developed by researchers at the University of...

An Experiment Seeks to Make Quantum Physics Visible to the Naked Eye

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Predictions from quantum physics have been confirmed by countless experiments, but no one has yet detected the quantum physical effect of entanglement directly with the naked eye. This should now be p...

Quantum sensors for high-precision magnetometry of superconductors

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel have developed a new method that has enabled them to image magnetic fields on the nanometer scale...

Non-animal approach to predict impact of nanomaterials on human lung published Archives of Toxicology publishes workshop recommendations

Nanotech-Now - May 5, 2016 - 7:45am
A compilation of recommendations from a 2015 workshop organized by the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. appears in a report in Archives of Toxicology.

Nanoparticles target fat

Nanotechweb - May 5, 2016 - 4:34am
Nanoparticles containing drugs that transform white adipose tissue into brown might be used to treat obesity.