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December 2015 Nanotechnology Press Releases


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131 press releases posted this month

December 31st, 2015

SITRI and Accelink Announce Cooperative Agreement on Opto-Electronic Communication (WUHAN, CHINA AND SHANGHAI, CHINA)
MEMS, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information, Internet-of-Things

Cima NanoTech Powers the Next Generation of Large Touch Screen Displays: Cima NanoTech demonstrates first affordable, projected capacitive large format touch screen technology (LAS VEGAS, NV)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Self Assembly, Events/Classes, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Nanostart AG: Capital increase and realignment (FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

December 29th, 2015

Physicists come up with a way to make cleaner fuel cells: An international group of scientists from Russia, France, and Germany have developed ion-exchange synthetic membranes based on amphiphilic compounds that are able to convert the energy of chemical reactions into electrical (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, Research partnerships, News and information

A clue to generate electric current without energy consumption at room temperature (HIROSHIMA, JAPAN)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Research partnerships, Thin films, News and information, Magnetism

Simultaneous detection of the polarities of hundreds of semiconducting nanowires (VALENCIA, SPAIN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Imaging

New acoustic technique reveals structural information in nanoscale materials (ATLANTA, GA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Sensors, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

December 28th, 2015

A new metamateria will speed up computers: Scientists have proposed a metasurface for the anomalous scattering of visible light (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Hardware

Nanoworld 'snow blowers' carve straight channels in semiconductor surfaces: NIST, IBM researchers report important addition to toolkit of 'self-assembly' methods eyed for making useful devices (GAITHERSBURG, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanomedicine, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Self Assembly, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics, Lab-on-a-chip

Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles Used to Purify Contaminated Water (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Water, Industrial, News and information

December 27th, 2015

Application of Nanostructures; New Approach to Increase Efficiency, Decrease Cost of Solar Cells (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

December 26th, 2015

Properties, Quality of Edible Oils Improved by Special Nanocapsules (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

December 25th, 2015

Semblant to Demo Its Market-Leading MobileShield Waterproofing Solution for Consumer Electronic Devices at CES 2016 (SCOTTS VALLEY, CA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Events/Classes, News and information

Infrared encoding of images with metasurfaces: French researchers have demonstrated subwavelength control of thermal emissivity at the subwavelength scale -- allowing them to encode images in infrared signals (WASHINGTON, DC)
Memory Technology, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves

December 24th, 2015

Choreographing the dance of electrons: NUS scientists have discovered how to manipulate electrons in thin semiconductors by encapsulating them in atomically thin materials and changing the electric field (SINGAPORE)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Superconductivity, Quantum Physics

Photocatalytic Nanostructures Show Ability to Purify Wastewater (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Water, News and information

UCLA researchers create exceptionally strong and lightweight new metal: Magnesium infused with dense silicon carbide nanoparticles could be used for airplanes, cars, mobile electronics and more (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Automotive/Transportation, Aerospace/Space, Research partnerships, News and information

Researchers found an unconventional phase transition in photonic structures (ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information

December 23rd, 2015

A quantum of light for material science: A study led by Ángel Rubio, the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country professor and head of the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg, shows that it is possible to predict the effects of photons on materials (LEIOA, BIZKAIA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, Chemistry, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

Engineers demo first processor that uses light for ultrafast communications (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg create focused spin wave beams: Synchronize an unlimited number of spintronic oscillators (GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN)
Spintronics, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics

December 22nd, 2015

Nature's masonry: The first steps in how thin protein sheets form polyhedral shells: First-of-its kind study shows beginning stages in assembly of bacterial microcompartments (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Self Assembly, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

National Space Society Cheers On SpaceX's Return to Flight and Successful First Stage Return to Launch Site (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Aerospace/Space, News and information

Simple shell of plant virus sparks immune response against cancer: Mice tumor free and protected from metastases after treatment (CLEVELAND, OH)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

December 21st, 2015

NanoOK: Quality Control for portable, rapid, low-cost DNA sequencing (NORWICH, UK)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Software

Simple, Quick Synthesis of Pharmaceutical Materials by Magnetic Nanocatalyst (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Chemistry, News and information, Magnetism

Improvement of Corrosion Resistance in Metal Objects Using Ceramic Nanocoatings (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information, Friction/ Tribology

Surface physics: How water learns to dance - Pole dancing water molecules -- Researchers at the TU Wien have seen this remarkable phenomenon on the surface of an important technological material (VIENNA, AUSTRIA)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Physics

Creativity leads to measuring ultrafast, thin photodetector (ITHACA, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Military, Research partnerships, News and information, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves

New device uses carbon nanotubes to snag molecules: Nanotube “forest” in a microfluidic channel may help detect rare proteins and viruses (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Chemistry, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

Spaceworthy encapsulants from Picosun (ESPOO, FINLAND)
Announcements, Tools, Aerospace/Space, Industrial, News and information

Nanobiosensors and photofunctional materials designed at ICN2 recognized by the PIONER Awards (BARCELONA, SPAIN)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Researchers demonstrate tracking of individual catalyst nanoparticles during heating (HAMILTON, CANADA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, News and information

Magnetic nanoparticle chains offer new technique for controlling soft robots (RALEIGH, NC)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Flexible Electronics, Robotics, Magnetism

December 20th, 2015

Nanodevices at one-hundredth the cost: New techniques for building microelectromechanical systems show promise (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Possible Futures, MEMS, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Sensors, Industrial, NEMS, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Organic Electronics

December 19th, 2015

Alternative method for the representation of microstructures in polycrystalline materials (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Thin films, News and information, Imaging

December 18th, 2015

JPK releases the world’s most flexible AFM - the NanoWizard® 4 NanoScience AFM (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Haydale Launch Twitter Feed (AMMANFORD, UK)
Announcements, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

Nanotech weapon against chronic bacterial infections in hospitals (SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Austrian Science Fund grant proposal goes public with RIO Journal (SOFIA, BULGARIA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

Physicists discover material for a more efficient energy storage: Experiment confirms predictions of the University of Luxembourg (LUXEMBOURG)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, News and information, Hardware, Graphene/ Graphite

Scientists create atomically thin boron: Synthesis of borophene expands family of 2-dimensional materials beyond graphene (EVANSTON, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories

A step towards quantum electronics (GENEVA, SWITZERLAND)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

Aromatics Detection Made Easy by New Sensor Produced by Using MOFs (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Environment, News and information

Quick Detection of hCG Hormone by Biosensors in Iran (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, News and information

December 17th, 2015

Scientists blueprint tiny cellular 'nanomachine' (TEMPE, AZ)
Molecular Machines, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Videos/Movies, News and information, Imaging

Some like it hot: Simulating single particle excitations: Berkeley Lab researchers model hot carrier movement in real-time (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Laboratories

December 16th, 2015

Lifeboat Foundation launches 3 books (MINDEN, NV)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Artificial Intelligence, Life Extension/Cryonics, News and information

Transparent metal films for smart phone, tablet and TV displays (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, Thin films, News and information

Faster, finer filtration: The right blend of polymers enables rapid and molecule-selective filtering of tiny particles from water (THUWAL, SAUDI ARABIA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Environment, Water, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Internet-of-Things

Nanoparticles Improve Thermal, Flame Resistance of Cellulose Polymer Simultaneously (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

Step towards Production of Low-Cost, Highly Efficient Solar Cells (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

New industrial possibilities for nanoporous thin films (LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Sensors, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Doped organic semiconductors explored (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Organic Electronics

December 15th, 2015

Nanoscale one-way-street for light: An optical device at nanoscale which allows light to pass in only one direction has been developed at TU Wien (Vienna). It consists of alkali atoms which are coupled to ultrathin glass fibres (VIENNA, AUSTRIA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Quantum Physics

Spintronics, low-energy electricity take a step closer: A new class of topological insulators discovered (LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Research partnerships, News and information

How nanoparticles give electrons away: FAU researchers gain new insights into the electrical charge of platinum particles (NüRNBERG, GERMANY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, Physics

Beneq introduces new growth strategy and company structure - Jukka Nieminen appointed President (ESPOO, FINLAND)
Announcements, Tools, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Hybrid material presents potential for 4-D-printed adaptive devices (PITTSBURGH, PA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, News and information, Robotics

Rice to enter first international nanocar race: Five teams will participate in October 2016 event in France (HOUSTON, TX)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Human Interest/Art, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, Videos/Movies, News and information

December 14th, 2015

New ceramic firefighting foam becomes stronger when temperature increases (SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Chemistry, News and information

Brain cell death is a possible trigger of multiple sclerosis: New study in mice finds the death of a specific class of brain cells triggers an MS-like immune response, which can be prevented by nanoparticle therapy (CHICAGO, IL)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, News and information

Microscope creates near-real-time videos of nanoscale processes: Instrument scans images 2,000 times faster than commercial models (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Biodegradable Nanoparticles Applied to Produce Nanocomposite Films (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Chemistry, News and information

Biosensor Produced in Iran to Diagnose Agents Harmful to DNA (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, News and information

UC Davis scientists demonstrate DNA-based electromechanical switch: Opens possibilities for 'bioelectronics' (DAVIS, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

The artificial materials that came in from the cold: Berkeley Lab researchers develop nature-mimicking freeze-casting technique for fabricating advanced porous materials (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Dental, News and information, Laboratories

Arrowhead Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index(R) (PASADENA. CA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

December 11th, 2015

EUPHONON coordination action has published a report on Nanophononics (MADRID, SPAIN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Heat radiates 10,000 times faster at the nanoscale (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Military, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, News and information, Physics

December 10th, 2015

Shaking the nanomaterials out: New method to purify contaminated water (HOUGHTON, MI)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Water, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Videos/Movies, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

The subtle dance of atoms influences enzyme activity: Certain infinitesimal fluctuations of distant atoms can control enzyme function even though they are not directly involved in enzyme catalysis (QUéBEC, CANADA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information

Groundbreaking microscopy unlocks secrets of plant virus assembly (LEEDS, UK)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Imaging

Effects of Nanoparticles on Germination of Various Lentil Gene Seeds Studied in Iran (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

Step towards Elimination of Humic Substances from Water under Sunlight (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Water, Chemistry, News and information

Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) Prove Efficient in Optimizing Hydrogen Production Process (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, News and information

Computing with time travel (SINGAPORE)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

Quantum physics problem proved unsolvable: Gödel and Turing enter quantum physics (LONDON, UK)
Discoveries, Announcements, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics

Detecting and identifying explosives with single test (LONDON, UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Homeland Security, Military, Environment, Water, Quantum Dots/Rods, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information

December 9th, 2015

Nanotech drug delivery shows promise for improved melanoma treatment (PORTLAND, OR)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Research partnerships, News and information

New nanomanufacturing technique advances imaging, biosensing technology (CHICAGO, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Military, Industrial, News and information, Physics, Imaging

MikroMasch® Introducing OPUS™ AFM Tips, featuring Tip Visibility (SOFIA, BULGARIA)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

European company granted US patent for nanodiamond-containing polymers (HELSINKI, FINLAND)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, News and information

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Announces Two More Offshore Oil and Gas Platform Projects (NAPLES, FL)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Energy, Industrial, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, News and information

Google Announces Results From Two Years of Testing on Quantum Computers Made by Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, D-Wave Systems (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Quantum Computing, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Superhydrophobic coating protects without the price: 'Green' project led by Rice, Swansea scientists matches best water repellant (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Water, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, Videos/Movies, News and information

Researchers develop nanoscale probes for ssDNA sustainability under UV radiation: Innovative approach integrating multi-color fluorescence experiments with quantum mechanical theory has great potential for monitoring DNA radiation damage live (BETHLEHEM, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Physics

December 8th, 2015

IBS reports a high performance nanoparticle electrocatalyst: Scientists from the Center for Nanoparticle Research develop a high performance and cost effective fuel cell (DAEJEON, KOREA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, Chemistry, News and information

Using atoms to turn optical nanofiber guided light on and off (OKINAWA, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information

Leti Develops Local-strain Techniques in FD-SOI Fabrication To Improve Next-Generation Performance, Energy Use (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Researchers resolve structure of a key component of bacterial decision-making (CHAMPAIGN, IL)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, Videos/Movies, News and information

Portable device can quickly determine the extent of an eye injury (CHAMPAIGN, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Military, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

Nanostructured metal coatings let the light through for electrical devices (CHAMPAIGN, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Energy, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, Thin films, News and information

Nanostructured Surfaces Increase Efficiency of Solar Thermal Systems (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Basic technology of high thermally-durable all-solid-state lithium ion battery developed (SENDAI, JAPAN)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Research partnerships, News and information

Atomically flat tunnel transistor overcomes fundamental power challenge of electronics: A new transistor developed by UC Santa Barbara engineers overcomes one of the fundamental limitations of conventional transistors and reduces power dissipation by over 90 percent (SANTA BARBARA, CA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, News and information

Spin current on topological insulator detected electrically at room temperature (GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN)
Possible Futures, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

December 7th, 2015

Stretchy hydrogel 'Band-Aid' senses, lights up, delivers medicine: Water-based 'Band-Aid' senses temperature, lights up, and delivers medicine to the skin (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, News and information, Hydrogels

New approaches for hybrid solar cells: Nanostructured germanium for portable photovoltaics and battery electrodes (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Solar/Photovoltaic, Videos/Movies, News and information

Seeing viruses in a new light: New method for observing viruses may shed light on how to stop them (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, Videos/Movies, News and information, Imaging

Arrowhead's ARC-520 Leads to Consistent Immune Reactivation in Chimpanzees with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection (PASADEMA. CA)

National Space Society Congratulates Orbital ATK and ULA on Cygnus Launch to ISS Using Atlas V (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Aerospace/Space, News and information

Leti to Collaborate with Keysight Technologies To Enable Expansion of FD-SOI Technology: Agreement with Industry-leading, Device-modeling Software Supplier Will Improve Access to Leti-UTSOI Extraction Methodology (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information, Software

CEA-Leti and CEA-Inac Pave the Way for Quantum Information Processing on SOI CMOS Platform (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Superconductivity

Arrowhead to Webcast Fiscal 2015 Year End Results (PASADEMA. CA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Financial Reports, Events/Classes, News and information

Nanotube letters spell progress: Rice team characterizes, analyzes stiffness of individual branching nanotubes (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Videos/Movies, News and information

Columbia engineers build biologically powered chip: System combines biological ion channels with solid-state transistors to create a new kind of electronics (NEW YORK, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Homeland Security, Military, Nanobiotechnology, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information

December 5th, 2015

Cost-Effective Method Measures Industrial Water, Wastewater Pollutants Quickly, Accurately (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Environment, Industrial, News and information

Guided ultrasound plus nanoparticle chemotherapy cures tumors in mice (DAVIS, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

December 4th, 2015

Nanoscale drawbridges open path to color displays: Rice develops first method for reversible color changes with metal nanoparticles (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Storing electricity in paper: An organic mixed ion-electron conductor for power electronics (LINKöPING, SWEDEN)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Industrial, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Graphene oxide could make stronger dental fillings: Study reveals new filling material material that is not toxic to teeth (AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, Dental, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

'Nanobombs' might deliver agents that alter gene activity in cancer stem cells (COLUMBUS, OH)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, News and information, Cancer

December 3rd, 2015

Tiny Amounts of Lysozyme Measurable by Using Nanobiosensors (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Measuring nanoscale features with fractions of light: Shows promise for next-gen semiconductor production (GAITHERSBURG, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

Penn researchers make thinnest plates that can be picked up by hand (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Aerospace/Space, Thin films, News and information

Scientists see the light on microsupercapacitors: Rice University's laser-induced graphene makes simple, powerful energy storage possible (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Energy, Textiles/Clothing, Industrial, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Videos/Movies, News and information, Flexible Electronics, Graphene/ Graphite

Quantum computer made of standard semiconductor materials: Magnetic field helps qubit electrons store information longer (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Quantum Dots/Rods, Research partnerships, News and information, Physics, Laboratories, Magnetism

A quantum spin on molecular computers (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

December 2nd, 2015

Trapping climate pollutant methane gas in porous carbon: New adsorption of gas into porous carbon simulations are of interest to energy research and climate change mitigation (HEIDELBERG, GERMANY)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Exploring the limits for high-performance LEDs and solar cells: Cypriot and Greek researchers systematically unravel the potential of a nonradiative energy transfer mechanism, called Förster energy transfer, to increase the efficiency of hybrid optoelectronic devices (WASHINGTON, DC)
Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Solar/Photovoltaic, Quantum nanoscience, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

A cheap, disposable device for diagnosing disease (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

Viscous nanopores collapse according to universal law (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

New stretchable, wearable sensor made with chewing gum (video) (WASHINGTON, DC)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Sports, Videos/Movies, News and information, Flexible Electronics

ORNL process could be white lightning to electronics industry (OAK RIDGE, TN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Laboratories, Graphene/ Graphite

Liquid metal 'nano-terminators' target cancer cells (RALEIGH, NC)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information, Cancer

December 1st, 2015

Photonic “sintering” may create new solar, electronics manufacturing technologies (CORVALLIS, OR)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Energy, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Solar/Photovoltaic, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks/Bio-printing, Thin films, News and information, Flexible Electronics

CEA-Leti to Share Insights into Post-7-nanometer Technologies At Workshop Prior to IEDM in Washington, D.C.: Research Includes CMOS Device Architectures, New Materials and Computing System Paradigms (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Industrial, Events/Classes, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Nano-walkers take speedy leap forward with first rolling DNA-based motor: Fastest DNA motor holds potential for disease diagnostics (ATLANTA, GA)
Molecular Machines, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Chemistry, News and information

UTA researcher to build internal nanotechnology device to simplify blood sugar testing: Medical technologies ( ARLINGTON, TX)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, News and information

IU chemists craft molecule that self-assembles into flower-shaped crystalline patterns:'Tricarb' research laid foundation for university's new $1.2 million materials science grant from National Science Foundation (BLOOMINGTON, IN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Self Assembly, Sensors, Energy, Research partnerships, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

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