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February 2017

51 press releases posted this month

February 24th, 2017

New nano approach could cut dose of leading HIV treatment in half (LIVERPOOL, UK)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Events/Classes, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Atom-scale oxidation mechanism of nanoparticles helps develop anti-corrosion materials (BEIJING, CHINA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Automotive/Transportation, Marine/Watercraft, News and information

February 23rd, 2017

Atomic force imaging used to study nematodes: KFU bionanotechnology lab (head - Dr. Rawil Fakhrullin) has obtained 3-D images of nematodes' cuticles (KAZAN, RUSSIA FEDERATION)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Imaging

Particle Works creates range of high performance quantum dots (ROYSTON, UK)
Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

February 22nd, 2017

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announces Availability of 45nm RF SOI to Advance 5G Mobile Communications: Optimized RF features deliver high-performance solutions for mmWave beam forming applications in 5G smartphones and base stations (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves

EmTech Asia breaks new barriers with potential applications of space exploration with NASA and MIT (SINGAPORE)
Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Aerospace/Space, Artificial Intelligence, Events/Classes, News and information

JPK selects compact tensile stage from Deben for their NanoWizard® AFM platform to broaden capabilities for materials characterisation (WOOLPIT, UK)
Announcements, Tools, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, News and information, Imaging

Molecular phenomenon discovered by advanced NMR facility: Cutting edge technology has shown a molecule self-assembling into different forms when passing between solution state to solid state, and back again - a curious phenomenon in science - says research by the University of Wa (COVENTRY, UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Self Assembly, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, Imaging

February 21st, 2017

Tiny nanoclusters could solve big problems for lithium-ion batteries (CHAMPAIGN, IL)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Strem Chemicals and Dotz Nano Ltd. Sign Distribution Agreement for Graphene Quantum Dots Collaboration (NEWBURYPORT, MA)
Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Announcements, Tools, Sensors, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Quantum Dots/Rods, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Hardware, Imaging, Graphene/ Graphite

February 20th, 2017

Oxford Instruments announces Dr Brad Ramshaw of Cornell University, as winner of the 2017 Lee Osheroff Richardson Science Prize (ABINGDON, UK)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Events/Classes, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite, 2 Dimensional Materials

Nominations Invited for $250,000 Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience: Major international prize recognizes a visionary nanotechnology researcher (EVANSTON, IL)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Breakthrough with a chain of gold atoms: In the field of nanoscience, an international team of physicists with participants from Konstanz has achieved a breakthrough in understanding heat transport (KONSTANZ, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Physics, Quantum Physics

'Lossless' metamaterial could boost efficiency of lasers and other light-based devices (SAN DIEGO, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Energy, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves

February 19th, 2017

Particles from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on personal electronics (NASHVILLE, TN)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Aerospace/Space, Events/Classes, News and information, Hardware

February 18th, 2017

Liquid metal nano printing set to revolutionize electronics: Creating integrated circuits just atoms thick (MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Industrial, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks/Bio-printing, News and information

February 17th, 2017

Engineers shrink microscope to dime-sized device (DALLAS, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, MEMS, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Military, News and information, Imaging

February 16th, 2017

Francis Alexander Named Deputy Director of Brookhaven Lab's Computational Science Initiative (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, News and information, Laboratories

Research opens door to smaller, cheaper, more agile communications tech (CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves, Magnetism

February 15th, 2017

Good vibrations help reveal molecular details: Rice University scientists combine disciplines to pinpoint small structures in unlabeled molecules (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, 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, Cancer

Metamaterial: Mail armor inspires physicists: KIT researchers reverse hall coefficient -- medieval mail armor inspired development of metamaterial with novel properties (KARLSRUHE, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Sensors, News and information, Magnetism

February 14th, 2017

Research reveals novel quantum state in strange insulating materials (PROVIDENCE, RI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics, Superconductivity, Quantum Physics

In-cell molecular sieve from protein crystal (TOKYO, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Self Assembly, Energy, Nanobiotechnology, Chemistry, News and information, Synthetic Biology

February 13th, 2017

Graphene foam gets big and tough: Rice University's nanotube-reinforced material can be shaped, is highly conductive (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Research partnerships, Construction, Videos/Movies, News and information, Graphene/ Graphite

Researchers optimize the assembly of micro-/meso-/macroporous carbon for Li-S batteries (SINGAPORE)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Cedars-Sinai, UCLA Scientists Use New ‘Blood Biopsies’ With Experimental Device to Speed Cancer Diagnosis and Predict Disease Spread: Leading-Edge Research Is Part of National Cancer Moonshot Initiative (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information, Cancer

February 11th, 2017

Dual-function nanorod LEDs could make multifunctional displays (CHAMPAIGN, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, Thin films, News and information

Nano-level lubricant tuning improves material for electronic devices and surface coatings (URBANA, IL)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Water, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Chemistry, News and information, 2 Dimensional Materials

February 10th, 2017

Sorting machine for atoms:Researchers at the University of Bonn clear a further hurdle on the path to creating quantum computers (BONN, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Physics

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Expands to Meet Worldwide Customer Demand: Company invests for capacity growth in the United States, Germany, China and Singapore (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Announcements, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information, Wireless/telecommunications/RF/Antennas/Microwaves, Internet-of-Things

February 9th, 2017

Meta-lenses bring benchtop performance to small, hand-held spectrometer: Game-changing nanostructure-based lenses allow smaller devices, increased functionality (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Military, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

Direct radiolabeling of nanomaterials: Directly radiolabeled nanographene materials without chelators are suitable for bioimaging applications (HOBOKEN, NJ)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information, Imaging, Graphene/ Graphite

Material can turn sunlight, heat and movement into electricity -- all at once: Extracting energy from multiple sources could help power wearable technology (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Perovskites

February 8th, 2017

Portable superconductivity systems for small motors: Cambridge University lab achieves a breakthrough for portable superconductivity systems that are applicable for small motors, health care and other uses (WASHINGTON, DC)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, Superconductivity, Magnetism

NREL research pinpoints promise of polycrystalline perovskites (GOLDEN, CO)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information, Laboratories, Perovskites

Nanobiotix appoints senior executive from pharmaceutical industry, as Chief Operating Officer: Oncology industry veteran to oversee operations and product commercialization (PARIS, FRANCE AND CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

New method improves accuracy of imaging systems (CHICAGO, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Aerospace/Space, News and information, Imaging

JPK reports on the use of STM to study surface plasmons in the Molecular Science Group at ISMO – Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d’Orsay (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging

February 7th, 2017

DNA 'barcoding' allows rapid testing of nanoparticles for therapeutic delivery (ATLANTA, GA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

Background suppression for super-resolution light microscopy: KIT-developed STEDD nanoscopy yields enhanced image quality for analyzing three-dimensional molecules and cell structures -- presentation in Nature Photonics (KARLSRUHE, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, News and information, Imaging

February 6th, 2017

Highly sensitive gas sensors for volatile organic compound detection (KUMAMOTO, JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Sensors, Research partnerships, News and information

Scientists determine precise 3-D location, identity of all 23,000 atoms in a nanoparticle: Berkeley Lab researchers help to map iron-platinum particle in unprecedented detail (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Memory Technology, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Chemistry, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

February 5th, 2017

1,000 times more efficient nano-LED opens door to faster microchips (EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Optical computing/Photonic computing, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

February 4th, 2017

National Space Society's Space Settlement Summit Draws Industry Leaders (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Aerospace/Space, Events/Classes, News and information

February 3rd, 2017

UCLA physicists map the atomic structure of an alloy: Researchers measured the coordinates of more than 23,000 atoms in a technologically important material (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

First ever blueprint unveiled to construct a large scale quantum computer (BRIGHTON, UK)
Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Industrial, Videos/Movies, News and information

Leti Presents First Results in LED Pixelization & Record Resolution for Micro-Displays at Photonics West (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Events/Classes, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Wearable electronics

February 2nd, 2017

The shape of melting in two dimensions: University of Michigan team uses Titan to explore fundamental phase transitions (OAK RIDGE, TN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Videos/Movies, News and information, Physics, Laboratories, Crystallography, 2 Dimensional Materials

Transparent gel-based robots can catch and release live fish: Made from hydrogel, robots may one day assist in surgical operations, evade underwater detection (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Military, Marine/Watercraft, News and information, Robotics, Hydrogels

Leti Coordinating Project to Adapt Obstacle-Detection Technology Used in Autonomous Cars for Portable and Wearable Systems: INSPEX to Combine Knowhow of Nine European Organizations to Create Portable and Wearable Spatial-Exploration Systems (GRENOBLE, FRANCE)
Possible Futures, MEMS, Announcements, Sensors, Automotive/Transportation, Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging, Robotics

February 1st, 2017

NUS engineers develop low-cost, flexible terahertz radiation source for fast, non-invasive screening: Novel invention presents promising applications in spectroscopy, safety surveillance, cancer diagnosis, imaging and communication (SINGAPORE)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Tools, Sensors, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information, Imaging, Cancer


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