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Light-Activated Nanoheaters May Control Nerve Cells, Locust Mind

The neurons in our brains are its basic computational units analogous to a computer transistor. They process information and send and receive...
Nanotechnology

Solving the Big Problem of Measuring Tiny Nanoparticles

Tiny nanoparticles play a gargantuan role in modern life, even if most consumers are unaware of their presence. They provide essential ingredients...
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Building Miniature Lasers with Nanowires

A large machine with all manner of assorted protruding pipes stands ready for action in one of the labs at NTNU’s Department of Electronic...
insulators

Scientists Measure Charging Levels of Single Molecules on Insulators

Scientists from the University of Liverpool are part of an international research team that, for the first time, has measured charging levels of single...
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The Future of Semiconductor Lasing: Topological Insulator Lasers

Researchers at the Technion and in the U.S. have developed a new, highly efficient coherent and robust semiconductor laser system: the topological insulator laser. The...
DNA and nanotech

Chemistry Faculty Member Explores DNA and Nanotech in Latest Research Project

DNA, the molecule that contains all of our genetic information, could also be the future of nanotechnology, according to a paper recently published by...
Nanotechnologies

International Consortium of Nanotechnologies Is Making an Impact

The International Consortium of Nanotechnologies (ICoN), led by the University of Southampton, is featured as a case study in Lloyd’s Register Foundation review of...
Safe Food Packaging

NanoPack for Safe Food Packaging

NanoPack aims to develop and demonstrate state-of-the-art antimicrobial packaging solutions for perishable foods based on natural nanomaterials that will prevent food-borne illness outbreaks and...
nanocluster

Thinking Outside Nanocluster’s Box

When small numbers of metal atoms cluster, they can behave more like molecules or superatoms, with electrons shared among all of the atomic nuclei....
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From Champagne Bubbles, Dance Parties and Disease to New Nanomaterials

Whether it is clouds or champagne bubbles forming, or the early onset of Alzheimer's disease or Type 2 diabetes, a common mechanism is at...
Molecules

Penn Researchers Uncover a New Way Heat Travels Between Molecules

A new model, developed by University of Pennsylvania chemists, could be the first step towards better harnessing heat energy to power nanoscale devices. Scientists have...
nanoparticles

A “Nano-Golf Course” to Precisely Assemble Nanoparticles

Whether it has to do with making pens or building space shuttles, the manufacturing process consists of creating components and then carefully assembling them....
polymers

Survival of the Fittest in Materials Discovery

Research led by Rein Ulijn, Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC)’s Nanoscience Initiative and Professor of Chemistry at Hunter College, has...
nanorobots

Legions of Nanorobots Target Cancerous Tumors with Precision

Researchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill University have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer research. They have developed new nanorobotic...
fibrils

Scientists Discover How Proteins in the Brain Build-up Rapidly in Alzheimer’s...

The ability of biological molecules, such as our DNA, to replicate themselves is the foundation of life. It is a process that usually involves...
electronic tattoo

Nanotech ‘Tattoo’ Can Map Emotions and Monitor Muscle Activity

A new temporary "electronic tattoo" developed by Tel Aviv University that can measure the activity of muscle and nerve cells for researchers is poised...
blindness

Could nanotechnology offer a cure for inherited blindness?

An Oxford Martin School visiting fellowship has enabled two academics to kickstart an experimental approach to tackling a form of blindness that affects one in...
bio-analytical

DNA devices perform bio-analytical chemistry inside live cells

Some biochemistry laboratories fashion proteins into complex shapes, constructing the DNA nanotechnological equivalent of Baroque or Rococo architecture. Yamuna Krishnan, however, prefers structurally minimalist...
cancer

New direction urged to improve cancer nanotechnology

Researchers involved in a national effort to develop cancer treatments that harness nanotechnology are recommending pivotal changes in the field because experiments with laboratory...
HAMLET

Twente high-tech companies make transition to 5g possible

The nanotechnology companies Solmates, LioniX and Satrax together will receive a grand total of 1.6 million euros from the European Union for the development...