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February 2016 Nanotechnology Press Releases


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128 press releases posted this month

February 29th, 2016

Nature Communications: How metal clusters grow: Researchers from Marburg and Karlsruhe bring light into cluster formation; basis for customized optoelectronic and magnetic materials (KARLSRUHE, GERMANY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Chemistry, News and information

World's first parallel computer based on biomolecular motors (DRESDEN, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Hardware

Determining the structures of nanocrystalline pharmaceuticals by electron diffraction (CHESTER, UK)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Building living, breathing supercomputers: Discovery opens doors to creation of biological supercomputers that are about the size of a book (MONTREAL, CANADA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Hardware

February 28th, 2016

Electron microscopy captures snapshot of structure coronaviruses use to enter cells: Atomic model suggests vaccine strategies against deadly pandemic viruses such as SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV (SEATTLE, WA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information

February 27th, 2016

Preventing protein unfolding: Polymers can reinforce proteins under mechanical forces (EVANSTON, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Nanobiotechnology, Life Extension/Cryonics, News and information

February 26th, 2016

Physicists promise a copper revolution in nanophotonics: Researchers have for the first time experimentally demonstrated that copper nanophotonic components can operate successfully in photonic devices (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Hardware

February 25th, 2016

IBS team suppresses oxidative stress and neuronal death associated with Alzheimer's disease: The Center for Nanoparticle Research designs mitochondria-specific ceria nanoparticles (CeO2 NP) capable of suppressing neuronal cell death in test subjects (DAEJEON, KORE)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Graphene slides smoothly across gold (BASEL, SWITZERLAND)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Graphene/ Graphite, Friction/ Tribology

New trigger for self-powered mechanical movement (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Quantum dot solids: This generation's silicon wafer? (ITHACA, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Quantum Dots/Rods, Videos/Movies, Chemistry, News and information

New molecular property may mean more efficient solar and opto-electronic devices: Unexpected property in organic semiconductor molecule could lead to more efficient and cost-effective materials for cell phone and laptop displays (AMHERST, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves

Electromagnetic Nanocomposite Produced in Iran through Simple, Economic Method (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, News and information

February 24th, 2016

Hiden Gas Analysers at Pittcon 2016 | Visit us on Booth No. 3942 (WARRINGTON, UK)
Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information

Strem Chemicals and SONA Nanotech Sign Distribution Agreement for the World’s First Gold Nanorods Synthesized without CTAB (NEWBURYPORT, MA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Immune cells don't always ward off carbon nano invaders (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

What makes penguin feathers ice-proof (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sports, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Clinatec Announces €30M Fundraising Campaign to Speed Research In Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Cancer and Motor Disabilities (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information, Cancer

Stanford, NASA, Princeton Scientists to Speak on Energy, Sustainability, Biomedical Engineering (RAPID CITY, SD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Energy, Events/Classes, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

George Clark Named Chief Financial Officer and Associate Laboratory Director for Business Services at Brookhaven Lab (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, News and information, Laboratories

Risk Analysis Publishes Non-Animal Strategy to Assess Nanomaterials (WASHINGTON, DC)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Human Interest/Art, News and information

Researchers first to prove ZIKA Virus associated with Microcephaly Used JEOL Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM) for imaging brain sections (PEABODY, MA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging

February 23rd, 2016

New therapeutic pathway may keep cancer cells turned 'off': Tel Aviv University researchers offer proof of concept for new nanomedicine designed to inhibit tumor growth by keeping cancer dormant (NEW YORK, NY)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

Remote predictions of fluid flow in fractures possible with new finding (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Energy, Water, News and information, Mining/Extraction/Drilling

Physicists discover new laws governing the 'developmental biology of materials' (TORONTO, CANADA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Superconductivity

Quantum experiments designed by machines: Algorithm does not work intuitive -- just as quantum physics (VIENNA, AUSTRIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

Quantum processes control accurately to several attoseconds: For the first time in history scientists managed to control movements of electrons with the precision to one billionth of a billionth of a second (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

February 22nd, 2016

Successful real-time observation of atomic motion with sub-nanometer resolution: The promising potential of the x-ray free electron laser SACLA (TSUKUBA, JAPAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics, Imaging, Laboratories

Chemically storing solar power: A photo-electrochemical cell has been developed at TU Wien (Vienna). It can chemically store the energy of ultraviolet light even at high temperatures (VIENNA, AUSTRIA)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Quantum phase transition underpins superconductivity in copper oxides: CIFAR researchers in Canada and France unveil key organizing principle of high-temperature superconductivity (TORONTO, CANADA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Superconductivity, Quantum Physics

PCATDES project is now entering its final period and the consortia held a successful 3rd annual review meeting at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia recently (KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Water, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

A portable device for rapid and highly sensitive diagnostics (LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

Moving electrons around loops with light: A quantum device based on geometry: Scientists demonstrate versatile, noise-tolerant quantum operations on a single electron (CHICAGO, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Quantum Physics

Topological insulators: Magnetism is not causing loss of conductivity (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Magnetism

February 20th, 2016

Researchers demonstrate 'quantum surrealism' (TORONTO, CANADA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

February 19th, 2016

The magic of microbes: ONR engineers innovative research in synthetic biology (ARLINGTON, VA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Events/Classes, Videos/Movies, News and information, Synthetic Biology

Shape-shifting engineered nanoparticles for delivering cancer drugs to tumors: Professor Warren Chan designs modular nanoparticles attached to strands of DNA that can change shape to gain access to diseased tissue, like a key fitting into a lock (TORONTO, CANADA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

Stretchable nano-devices towards smart contact lenses: Researchers at RMIT University and the University of Adelaide have joined forces to create a stretchable nano-scale device to manipulate light (MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Kellogg researchers develop new nanoparticle with potential to treat ocular cancer: Using nanoparticles to kill tumor cells inside the eye (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

February 18th, 2016

Material deformation at atomic scale resembles avalanches (AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics

Nanocomposite Sensors Detect Toxic Gases (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Environment, Research partnerships, News and information

Iranian Scientists Build Fuel Cells with Appropriate Performance at High Temperature (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

Oxford Instruments and SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH sign agreement for Nanonis Tramea quantum transport measurement system (ABINGDON, UK)
Announcements, Tools, Sensors, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Quantum Physics

February 17th, 2016

CU-Boulder ultrafast microscope used to make slow-motion electron movie (BOULDER, CO)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Parvus' nanotechnology treatment reprograms immune cells to reverse autoimmune disease: Research findings published in Nature (CALGARY, CANADA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

February 16th, 2016

UTA researchers devise more efficient materials for solar fuel cells (ARLINGTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Graphene becomes superconductive -- Electrons with 'no mass' flow with 'no resistance' (SENDAI, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics, Graphene/ Graphite, Superconductivity, Quantum Physics

Haydale Win Major Research Grant Awards (AMMANFORD, UK)
Announcements, Aerospace/Space, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

UC Riverside Engineering Department Launches Online Degrees (RIVERSIDE, CA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Save the Date: D-Wave Systems, HZO and Metabolon to Present at Harris & Harris Group's Annual Meeting, Tuesday June 7, 2016, the New York Genome Center (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Quantum Computing, Announcements, Events/Classes, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Advance could aid development of nanoscale biosensors (PROVIDENCE, RI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories, Plasmonics

February 15th, 2016

Light used to measure the 'big stretch' in spider silk proteins (BALTIMORE, MD)
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, News and information

The Gravity of the National Space Society's Vision! (WASHINGTON, DC)
Announcements, Aerospace/Space, Events/Classes, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information, Physics

A new spin on quantum computing: Scientists train electrons with microwaves: Experiment with Berkeley lab-developed material shows promise for quantum information processing (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Research partnerships, News and information

Engineering material magic: Utah engineers discover groundbreaking semiconducting material that could lead to much faster electronics (SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Friction/ Tribology

Oxford Instruments announces Dr Mohammad Hamidian of Harvard University, as winner of the 2016 Lee Osheroff Richardson Science Prize (ABINGDON, UK)
Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Physics, Imaging

February 12th, 2016

Graphene leans on glass to advance electronics: Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cells (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Industrial, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

A metal that behaves like water: Researchers describe new behaviors of graphene (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Industrial, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Physics, Graphene/ Graphite

'Lasers rewired': Scientists find a new way to make nanowire lasers: Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley scientists adapt next-gen solar cell materials for a different purpose (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Laboratories

Breaking cell barriers with retractable protein nanoneedles: Adapting a bacterial structure, Wyss Institute researchers develop protein actuators that can mechanically puncture cells (BOSTON, MA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information

Replacement of Toxic Antibacterial Agents Possible by Biocompatible Polymeric Nanocomposites (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Textiles/Clothing, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Properties of Polymeric Nanofibers Optimized to Treat Damaged Body Tissues (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Silicon chip with integrated laser: Light from a nanowire: Nanolaser for information technology (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

February 11th, 2016

Research reveals carbon films can give microchips energy storage capability: International team from Drexel University and Paul Sabatier University reveals versatility of carbon films (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Water, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Research partnerships, Thin films, News and information

NSS Pays Tribute to Late NSS Governor Dr. Marvin Minsky, A Pioneer in Artificial Intelligence (WASHINGTON, DC)
Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Aerospace/Space, Artificial Intelligence, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Canadian Scientists Develop Innovative Protein Test for Zika (LONDON, UK)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Electric-car battery materials could harm key soil bacteria (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Automotive/Transportation, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Creating a color printer that uses a colorless, non-toxic ink inspired by nature (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks/Bio-printing, News and information

SLAC X-ray laser turns crystal imperfections into better images of important biomolecules: New method could remove major obstacles to studying structures of complex biological machines (MENLO PARK, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

Nanoparticle reduces targeted cancer drug's toxicity (WASHINGTON, DC)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

Cima NanoTech Debuts Large Interactive Touch Screens with European Customers at ISE 2016: For the first time in Europe, Cima NanoTech’s wide range of high performance, projected capacitive touch modules are showcased (AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

February 10th, 2016

Composite Pipe Long Term Testing Facility (AMMANFORD, UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

Scientists take nanoparticle snapshots (ARGONNE, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

Chemical cages: New technique advances synthetic biology (TEMPE, AZ)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, Synthetic Biology

New thin film transistor may lead to flexible devices: Researchers engineer an electronics first, opening door to flexible electronics (EDMONTON, CANADA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Energy, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, Thin films, News and information, Flexible Electronics

February 9th, 2016

Superconductivity: Footballs with no resistance - Indications of light-induced lossless electricity transmission in fullerenes contribute to the search for superconducting materials for practical applications (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Superconductivity

SUNY Poly and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce New $500M R&D Program in Albany To Accelerate Next Generation Chip Technology: Arrival of Second Cutting Edge EUV Lithography Tool Launches New Patterning Center That Will Generate Over 100 New High Tech Jobs at SUNY Poly (ALBANY, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Announcements, Academic/Education, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

Making sense of metallic glass (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging

Electron's 1-D metallic surface state observed: A step for the prediction of electronic properties of extremely-fine metal nanowires in next-generation semiconductors (OSAKA, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics

Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells (DALLAS, TX)
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, News and information

February 8th, 2016

Scientists create laser-activated superconductor
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information, Superconductivity

Graphene decharging and molecular shielding (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Chemistry, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

Nanoscale cavity strongly links quantum particles: Single photons can quickly modify individual electrons embedded in a semiconductor chip and vice versa (COLLEGE PARK, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Quantum Dots/Rods, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Quantum Physics

Chiral magnetic effect generates quantum current: Separating left- and right-handed particles in a semi-metallic material produces anomalously high conductivity (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories, Superconductivity

A fast solidification process makes material crackle (AALTO, FINLAND)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Molecular Nanotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information, Physics

Metal oxide sandwiches: New option to manipulate properties of interfaces (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories, Superconductivity

Canadian physicists discover new properties of superconductivity (WATERLOO, CANADA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Physics, Superconductivity

Leading bugs to the death chamber: A kinder face of cholesterol (MUMBAI, INDIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

From allergens to anodes: Pollen derived battery electrodes (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

The iron stepping stones to better wearable tech without semiconductors (HOUGHTON, MI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs/Fullerenes/Nanorods, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Quantum Dots/Rods, Quantum nanoscience, Videos/Movies, News and information, Physics, Flexible Electronics, Quantum Physics

February 7th, 2016

Host-guest nanowires for efficient water splitting and solar energy storage (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

UTHealth research looks at nanotechnology to help prevent preterm birth (HOUSTON, TX)
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Graphene is strong, but is it tough? Berkeley Lab scientists find that polycrystalline graphene is not very resistant to fracture (BERKELEY, CA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Laboratories, Flexible Electronics, Graphene/ Graphite

Lithium battery catalyst found to harm key soil microorganism (MADISON, WI)
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February 6th, 2016

Scientists take key step toward custom-made nanoscale chemical factories: Berkeley Lab researchers part of team that creates new function in tiny protein shell structures (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, Laboratories

Discovery of the specific properties of graphite-based carbon materials (TSUKUBA, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Chemistry, News and information, Hardware, Graphene/ Graphite, Magnetism

February 5th, 2016

Study reveals how herpes virus tricks the immune system (NEW YORK, NY)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

Hepatitis virus-like particles as potential cancer treatment (DAVIS, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, 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, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Cancer

Organic crystals allow creating flexible electronic devices: The researchers from the Faculty of Physics of the Moscow State University have grown organic crystals that allow creating flexible electronic devices (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
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Researchers discover new phase of boron nitride and a new way to create pure c-BN (RALEIGH, NC)
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February 4th, 2016

(BUFFALO, NY)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, News and information, Superconductivity, Magnetism

Scientists guide gold nanoparticles to form 'diamond' superlattices: DNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arrangements that mimic the atomic structure of diamond (UPTON, NY)
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Novel nanoparticle made of common mineral may help keep tumor growth at bay (ST. LOUIS, MO)
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PEN Inc. Announces Strategy to Broaden Clarity Branded Products Business (MIAMI, FL)
Products, Announcements, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Nanotech Security to Present at the Optical Document Security Conference February 11, 2016 (VANCOUVER, CANADA)
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Nanoparticles Make Fertility Possible during Consumption of Anticancer Drugs (TEHRAN, IRAN)
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Joint Efforts by Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Produce Antibacterial Coatings for Isolated Areas (TEHRAN, IRAN)
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Polar vortices observed in ferroelectric: New state of matter holds promise for ultracompact data storage and processing (BERKELEY, CA)
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February 3rd, 2016

Using mathematics to improve human health (YORK. UK)
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Scientists have put a high precision blood assay into a simple test strip: Researchers have developed a new biosensor test system based on magnetic nanoparticles (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, Magic Leap, Raises $793.5 Million in New Funding (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Discoveries, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Nature Materials: Smallest lattice structure worldwide: 3-D lattice with glassy carbon struts and braces of less than 200 nm in diameter has higher specific strength than most solids (KARLSRUHE, GERMANY)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Industrial, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Chemistry, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves

February 2nd, 2016

COD Grad Begins Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University: Marsela Jorgolli's Passion for Physics Has Led to a Decade of Academic Research That Continues at Harvard University as a Postdoctoral Fellow (GLEN ELLYN, IL)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Identifying Commercial Success Stories from the National Nanotechnology Initiative: National Nanotechnology Coordination Office and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Issue a Request for Information on NNI-Supported Success Stories (ARLINGTON, VA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

New research uses nanotechnology to prevent preterm birth: March of Dimes honors abstract on prematurity at SMFM Annual Meeting (ATLANTA, GA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Events/Classes, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

CRISPR/Cas9 therapeutic for tyrosinemai type I delivered to mice: AAV and lipid nanoparticles used to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 formulation capable of repairing genetic disease in animal models (WORCESTER, MA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

The quantum fridge: It all comes down to quantum physics: scientists at TU Wien have analyzed why some gases can be cooled down to extremely low temperatures (VIENNA, AUSTRIA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

Unconventional superconductivity near absolute zero temperature: Quantum critical point could be the reason for high temperature superconductivity (FRANKFURT, GERMANY)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Superconductivity, Quantum Physics

Electrons and liquid helium advance understanding of zero-resistance: Study of electrons on liquid helium systems sheds light on zero-resistance phenomenon in semiconductors (OKINAWA, JAPAN)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

February 1st, 2016

Switching light with a silver atom (ZURICH, SWITZERLAND)
Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

The Race is On: One Month Left to Submit to the Nano Startup Challenge (NSC2) in Cancer Nanotechnology (BETHESDA, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

A highway for spin waves: Researchers in Dresden develop process for controlling innovative information media (DRESDEN, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Magnetism

New invention revolutionizes heat transport (AALTO, FINLAND)
Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Videos/Movies, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

Silicon-based metamaterials could bring photonic circuits (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
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, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Cornell researchers create first self-assembled superconductor (ITHACA, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging, Superconductivity, Magnetism

Spin dynamics in an atomically thin semi-conductor (SINGAPORE)
Possible Futures, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Research partnerships, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Superconductivity

New type of nanowires, built with natural gas heating: UNIST research team developed a new simple nanowire manufacturing technique (ULSAN, KOREA)
Possible Futures, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Self Assembly, Construction, News and information

Nanosheet growth technique could revolutionize nanomaterial production (MADISON, WI)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanomedicine, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

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