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New Book by Nobel Laureate Tells Story of Chemistry’s New Field: Fraser Stoddart explains the mechanical bond and where it is taking scientists

Nanotech-Now - November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
•Northwestern alumnus Carson Bruns is co-author of the very visual book •New bonds are few and far between in chemistry, Stoddart says •Mechanical bond has made tiny molecular machines possible •Me...

Picocavity confines light to smallest volume ever

Nanotechweb - November 14, 2016 - 4:24am
'World’s smallest magnifying glass' could be used to study how light and matter interact at the tiniest scales.

Companies Now Can Bring Fast and Accurate Nanoparticle Analysis In-House

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotechnology manufacturers seeking ways to measure and analyze nanoparticles now have a simple, fast, accurate and cost-effective tool thanks to the recent release of NanoMet by developer FullScaleN...

Vesper a Finalist for Two ACE Awards: Ultimate Products and Innovator of the Year -- Industry’s first piezoelectric MEMS microphone and Vesper CTO Bobby Littrell recognized for prestigious electronics-industry awards

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Vesper, developer of the world’s most advanced acoustic sensors, is a finalist for two Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards: VM1000, the first piezoelectric MEMS microphone, for Ultimate Prod...

Rice expands graphene repertoire with MRI contrast agent: Metal-free fluorinated graphene shows no signs of toxicity in cell culture tests

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene, the atomically thin sheets of carbon that materials scientists are hoping to use for everything from nanoelectronics and aircraft de-icers to batteries and bone implants, may also find use a...

Trickling electrons: Close to absolute zero, the particles exhibit their quantum nature

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
What would happen if an electric current no longer flowed, but trickled instead? This was the question investigated by researchers working with Christian Ast at the Max Planck Institute for Solid Stat...

When crystal vibrations' inner clock drives superconductivity: Tweaking equations to drive greater superconductivity-inducing crystal vibrations proves theoretical possibility of creating higher temperature superconductors

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Superconductivity is like an Eldorado for electrons, as they flow without resistance through a conductor. However, it only occurs below a very low critical temperature. Physicists now believe they can...

Computers made of genetic material? HZDR researchers conduct electricity using DNA-based nanowires

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Tinier than the AIDS virus -- that is currently the circumference of the smallest transistors. The industry has shrunk the central elements of their computer chips to fourteen nanometers in the last s...

Semiconductor-free microelectronics are now possible, thanks to metamaterials

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have fabricated the first semiconductor-free, optically-controlled microelectronic device. Using metamaterials, engineers were able to build a micro...

Making photons interact with a magnetic field

Nanotechweb - November 11, 2016 - 3:49am
Aharonov–Bohm ring for light particles could allow physicists to study the fundamental properties of some of the most complicated states of quantum matter.

Harris & Harris Group Issues Business Update and Reports Financial Statements as of September 30, 2016

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), reported today that, as of September 30, 2016, its net asset value and net asset value per share were $75,322,949 and $2.44, respectively. The Company's Qua...

Spin liquid on a peak: Modelling of a magnetic material unveils an unusual state of matter that promises to advance the field of condensed matter

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
A little frustration can make life interesting. This is certainly the case in physics, where the presence of competing forces that cannot be satisfied at the same time - known as frustration - can lea...

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Announces Plans to Spin Off New Product Line to Major Paint Compan

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC PINK: INTK), a global leader in nanotechnology-based energy saving solutions, today announces that the Company plans to sell its newest product line, designed for the ho...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Heparc-2004 Study

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) is providing an update on its Heparc-2004 clinical study of ARC-520, its therapeutic candidate under clinical investigation for the treatment of chronic...