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NSF hosts 26 hands-on exhibits at largest U.S. science and engineering festival

InterNano Industry News - June 8, 2016 - 3:45am
Augmented reality sandboxes, mammoth robotic sculptures, the science of guitars, and actor Wil Wheaton's crowning of winners from the National Science Foundation (NSF) competition, Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes, are just a few NSF activities that visitors can experience at the fourth USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., April 15-17, the nation's largest science and engineering festival. The free event aims to inspire next-generation ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=138292&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
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Nine Scientific Pioneers To Receive The 2016 Kavli Prizes

Nanotech-Now - June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
NINE pioneering scientists from Germany, Switzerland, the UK and the USA have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognize scientists for their seminal advances in ast...

Quantum satellite device tests technology for global quantum network: Singapore-built satellite makes and measures light particles pair by pair

Nanotech-Now - June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
You can't sign up for the quantum internet just yet, but researchers have reported a major experimental milestone towards building a global quantum network - and it's happening in space.

Materials for Better Productivity in Pulp and Paper Mills: Metals and Polymers

Nanotech-Now - June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
(Author: Dr. Mahendra Patel; 616 pages; 36 chapters; Publ in 2015; ISBN No.978-81-923542-5-5) Words of Congratulation by: Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Rohatgi; State of Wisconsin and UWM Distinguished Profess...

VentureLab nanotechnology startup wins TechConnect Innovation Award

Nanotech-Now - June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
FullScaleNANO, an early-stage company that automates nanomaterial imaging and measurement and a VentureLab portfolio startup, received the TechConnect Innovation Award at the TechConnect World Innovat...

Nanotubes' 'stuffing' as is: A scientist from the Lomonosov Moscow State University studied the types of carbon nanotubes' 'stuffing'

Nanotech-Now - June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Marianna Kharlamova (the Lomonosov Moscow State University Department of Materials Science) examined different types of carbon nanotubes' "stuffing" and classified them according to the influence on t...

Dentin nanostructures -- a super-natural phenomenon: Why it is superior to any synthetic filling material at making teeth last

Nanotech-Now - June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Dentin is one of the most durable biological materials in the human body. Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin were able to show that the reason for this can be traced to its nanostru...

Tiny lasers enable next-gen microprocessors to run faster, less power-hungry

Nanotech-Now - June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Tiny high-performance lasers grown directly on silicon wafers solve a decades-old semiconductor industry challenge that, until now, has held back the integration of photonics with electronics on the s...

Ensuring the future affordability of wind turbines, computers and electric cars

Nanotech-Now - June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Technologies from wind turbines to electric vehicles rely on critical materials called rare-earth elements. These elements, though often abundant, can be difficult and increasingly costly to come by....

pH-sensitive nanoparticles detect millimetre-sized tumours

Nanotechweb - June 6, 2016 - 7:32am
New contrast agent amplifies MRI signals.

Dr Barbara Armbruster joins XEI Scientific as Marketing Director

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2016 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific, the leading supplier of Evactron® remote RF plasma de-contaminators for electron microscopes, announced the addition of Dr Barbara Armbruster as Marketing Director. Dr Armbruster has a...

Tiny probe could produce big improvements in batteries and fuel cells: A new method helps scientists get an atom's level understanding of electrochemical properties

Nanotech-Now - June 4, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of American and Chinese researchers has developed a new tool that could aid in the quest for better batteries and fuel cells.

Organic solar cells stand the heat

Nanotechweb - June 3, 2016 - 8:41am
A new organic conjugated polymer fares better under thermal stress than PCDTBT – one of the most stable polymers used for solar cells.

Planar meta-lens works in the visible range

Nanotechweb - June 2, 2016 - 10:03am
(with video) A step forward to replacing conventional bulky lenses in portable phones, digital cameras and even telescopes.

Tiny probe could produce big improvements in batteries and fuel cells: A new method helps scientists get an atom's level understanding of electrochemical properties

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of American and Chinese researchers has developed a new tool that could aid in the quest for better batteries and fuel cells.

Nanocars taken for a rough ride: Rice, NC State researchers test single-molecule cars in open air

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
If you're driving a nanocar on the open road, things are bound to get sticky. Rice University researchers who developed the first nanocars and colleagues at North Carolina State University found in...

Attosecond physics: Attosecond camera for nanostructures

Nanotech-Now - June 2, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists based at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics have observed a nanoscale light-matter phenomenon which lasts for only attoseconds.