Nanotechnology

Invention bagged four patents and could potentially make microprocessor chips work 1,000 times faster.
by National University of Singapore
11:37am
10.20.2017
With uncertainty around the risks of nanomaterials hampering the EU’s innovative potential, researchers are working on a safety concept to better monitor this emerging technology.
by CORDIS
12:45pm
10.19.2017
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A cancer study describes the use of cutting-edge microscopy technology to visualize how liposomes escape from blood vessels into surrounding cells in a living mouse, offering clues that may help researchers design better drug delivery systems.
by Garth Sundem, University of Colorado Cancer Center
12:29pm
10.19.2017
Water-repellent surfaces and coatings could make ice removal a literal breeze by forcing ice to grow up rather than just skate by, says a new study.
by Scott Schrage, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1:07pm
10.18.2017
Loading nanofiber sutures with vitamin D induces the production of an infection-fighting peptide, new research shows. The discovery could represent an important advance in the prevention of surgical site infections, a multibillion-dollar challenge...
by Oregon State University
11:57am
10.18.2017
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A new study reveals the potential for even smarter transistors.
by J. Latimer, Concordia University
11:37am
10.18.2017
Like a tuning fork struck with a mallet, tiny gold nanodisks can be made to vibrate at resonant frequencies when struck by light. Researchers have showed they can selectively alter those vibrational frequencies by gathering different-sized nanodisks...
by Jade Boyd, Rice University
1:07pm
10.17.2017
Under the influence of shear forces, nanoparticles from the secretion of velvet worms form polymer fibers that can be recycled in water.
by Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
10:49am
10.17.2017
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Researchers advance the characterization, purification of nanotube wires and films.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
10:24am
10.16.2017
The finding can help address problems for companies in fields from biopharmaceuticals to chemical manufacturing.
by Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University
10:06am
10.13.2017
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A new way to control the positioning of individual molecules on the surface of materials that are only a single layer of atoms thick has been discovered by a team of scientists.
by London Centre for Nanotechnology
10:57am
10.12.2017
Researchers create atom-thick alloys with unanticipated magnetic properties.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
9:56am
10.12.2017
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Researchers have advanced a unique experimental device to better test the durability of high performance and robust polymeric materials that appear to strengthen themselves under attack by rapid impact.
by ARL Public Affairs
9:44am
10.12.2017
Engineers have created a novel technological solution to the pressing global challenge of water scarcity by creating a suite of solar steam generation devices that are at once efficient, easily accessible, environmentally friendly, biodegradable,...
by University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering
11:51am
10.11.2017
Scientists have designed gold nanoparticles, no bigger than 100 nanometers, which can be coated and used to track blood flow in the smallest blood vessels in the body. By improving our understanding of blood flow in vivo the nanoprobes represent an...
by University of Birmingham
10:57am
10.11.2017
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The precious metal provides a “nano” solution for improving disease detection, defense and cybersecurity applications
by Breanne Grady, USC Viterbi School of Engineering
1:05pm
10.10.2017
Fight against cancer among applications for devices that merge nanotechnology and biotechnology.
by Indiana University
10:39am
10.9.2017
Pig intestines were used for testing a new nanoparticle-based tissue glue.
by Cornelia Zogg, Empa
10:11am
10.9.2017
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A new ultralight silver nanowire aerogel could be a boost to the energy and electronics industries.
by Anne M. Stark, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
11:27am
10.6.2017
Studies on the patch have shown the device more effectively combats poliovirus than needles and syringes.
by The University of Queensland
12:15pm
10.5.2017
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Crystalline tungsten shows insight and promise in addressing the challenges of electrical interconnects that have high resistivity at the nanoscale.
by American Institute of Physics
10:49am
10.4.2017
The new technique provides a direct route for solving new X-ray crystal structures of protein complexes important for gaining mechanistic understanding of cellular processes, which is important in the development of drugs.
by Aarhus University
11:49am
10.3.2017
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Scientists have found a way of mimicking our body’s natural healing process, using cell derived nano-sized particles called vesicles, to repair damaged tissue. The findings could hold the potential to help repair bone, teeth, and cartilage.
by University of Birmingham
10:50am
10.3.2017
Confined within tiny carbon nanotubes, extremely cold water molecules line up in a highly ordered chain.
by U.S. Department of Energy
10:31am
10.3.2017
Seeing is believing when it comes to nanoparticle self-assembly. A research team is observing the interactions of colloidal gold nanoparticles inside tiny aquarium-like sample containers to gain more control over the self-assembly process of...
by Lois Yoksoulian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
12:08pm
10.2.2017
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Structural characterization of bacterial enzyme complex sheds light on manganese biomineralization and other elemental cycles.
by Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
10:59am
10.2.2017
Cell biologists have studied for decades how endocytosis works … however, up until now they have found it impossible to control the process.
by University of Warwick
10:48am
9.29.2017
Researchers generate a liquid stream with a pulsed laser, thanks to gold nanoparticles.
by Jeannie Kever, University of Houston
10:43am
9.28.2017
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A new technique speeds up imaging of biological specimens and high-tech materials.
by Taylor McNeil, Tufts University
1:03pm
9.27.2017
In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
1:14pm
9.25.2017
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Making use of urine as fuel source may result in tremendous benefits for soldiers.
by David McNally, ARL Public Affairs
11:06am
9.25.2017
The benefit of having machinery that is so small is it massively reduces demand for materials, can accelerate and improve drug discovery, dramatically reduce power requirements and rapidly increase the miniaturization of other products. Therefore,...
by The University of Manchester
12:26pm
9.22.2017
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Scientists have demonstrated that viruses and nanoparticles can be assembled into processable superlattice wires.
by Aalto University
10:03am
9.22.2017
Researchers have developed the world’s first artificial nano-neuron with the ability to recognize numbers spoken by different individuals. This electronic nano-neuron is a breakthrough in artificial intelligence and its potential applications.
by Thales Group
11:27am
9.21.2017
Scientists have developed a new form of high-resolution “printing” which could have wide-ranging applications in data storage, anti-counterfeiting measures, and digital imaging.
by University of Glasgow
10:54am
9.21.2017
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Miniscule devices carrying matter nearly hundreds of times their own weight was once practical only in theory, but a recent discovery has introduced a device capable of supporting over 150 times its own weight.
by Kelly Kim, Rutgers University
10:21am
9.21.2017
Heart disease and heart-related illnesses are a leading cause of death around the world, but treatment options are limited. Now, one group reports that encapsulating stem cells in a nanogel could help repair damage to the heart.
by American Chemical Society
10:07am
9.20.2017
Biochemical engineers have used sequences of DNA molecules to induce shape-changing in water-based gels, demonstrating a new tactic to produce soft robots and “smart” medical devices that do not rely on cumbersome wires, batteries, or tethers.
by Johns Hopkins University
11:57am
9.18.2017
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Photonics is a rapidly growing field in which some of the most sci-fi ideas of the not-so-distant past, are taking form. Now research is bringing the notion of an invisibility cloak closer by using microscopic structures that can bend light.
by CORDIS
11:14am
9.18.2017
A new optomechanical nanosensor detects torsional frequencies with extreme sensitivity and offers new possibilities for on-chip detection and signal processing.
by American Institute of Physics
9:55am
9.18.2017
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