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$5-million nanoscopic characterization unit to be inaugurated at Hebrew University
About $5 million has been invested in state-of-the-art equipment for the new Unit for Nanoscopic Characterization, which will be launched on Monday, Nov. (2003-11-02)
Cardiff University engineers give industry a moth's eye view
Scientists at Cardiff University have developed a new lens, based on the eye structure of the moth, which reflects very little light and has a wide number of industrial applications. (2007-11-22)
UMass team develops novel self-assembly processes for nanotech applications
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a series of novel techniques in nanotechnology that hold promise for applications ranging from highly targeted pharmaceutical therapies, to development of nutrition-enhanced foods known as (2003-01-09)
Nanoswitches toggled by light
Researchers led by Ahmed H. Zewail successfully used ultrafast electron microscopy to observe switchable nanochannels, which could be useful for future nanoelectronics and nanoscopic (2008-03-05)
Nano drugs
Researchers in India have demonstrated that producing nanoscopic crystals of a pharmaceutical product can allow the medication to be absorbed by the gut even if the drug is not soluble in water. (2010-10-06)
Skewered pumpkins
A team of researchers headed by J. Fraser Stoddart and Jeffrey I. (2008-03-07)
New nanostructure-based process will streamline production of magnetic materials
UMass Amherst scientists report for the first time designing a simpler method of preparing ordered magnetic materials than ever by coupling magnetic properties to nanostructure formation at low temperatures. (2011-09-27)
Nanomaterial to drive new generation of solar cells: ANU media release
Physicists have discovered radical new properties in a nanomaterial which opens new possibilities for highly efficient thermophotovoltaic cells, which could one day harvest heat in the dark and turn it into electricity. (2016-04-18)
Scientists unveil first method for controlling the growth of metal crystals
Researchers have announced the first ever method for controlling the growth of metal-crystals from single atoms. (2014-05-27)
Nanoreactors for reaction cascades
Researchers from the Netherlands, led by Jan C. M. van Hest and Alan E. (2007-08-20)
Chameleon for optoelectronics
A liquid that changes its color (2007-07-13)
New nanoscale imaging may lead to new treatments for multiple sclerosis
Laboratory studies by chemical engineers at UC Santa Barbara may lead to new experimental methods for early detection and diagnosis -- and to possible treatments -- for pathological tissues that are precursors to multiple sclerosis and similar diseases. (2011-05-23)
Nanotechnology for water purification
Writing in the International Journal of Nuclear Desalination, researchers at the D.J. (2010-07-28)
Nanoscopic Views Of The Material World
A new microscopy technique being developed at the University of Oxford is for the first time allowing scientists to look at the nanoscopic elastic properties of materials - how 'springy' each different area is. (1998-12-01)
New research could help us deliver genes for new bone formation
UK scientists are working on new methods to regenerate cartilage and bone by delivering genes to stem cells within the body to instruct them to turn into bone cells. (2005-09-28)
Findings of novel nanoproperties in selenium produced by bacteria open new area of exploration
Working at the nexus of biology and nanotechnology, a researcher and an alumnus from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have released findings that could lead to the tailoring of bacterial processes for a host of smaller, faster semiconductors and other electronic devices. (2004-02-10)
Enhancing solar cells with nanoparticles
Deriving plentiful electricity from sunlight at a modest cost is a challenge with immense implications for energy, technology and climate policy. (2008-12-23)
A new material could act as a nanofridge for microchips
A joint research carried out by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the ICMAB-CSIC, have developed a material which could act as a nanofridge for computers, thus eliminating the barrier posed by overheating in ever smaller chips. (2008-10-08)
Engineers identify how to keep surfaces dry underwater
Imagine staying dry underwater for months. Northwestern University engineers have examined a variety of surfaces that can do just that -- and they know why. (2015-08-18)
For creating new field of science, Texas chemist wins international prize
Allen Bard, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin, was awarded the 2008 Wolf Prize in Chemistry jointly with Professor William Moerner of Stanford University. (2008-01-23)
Colon cancer nuclear pore dynamics are captured by HS-AFM
Using high-speed atomic force microscope, for the first time, a team of researchers from Kanazawa University has captured (2017-06-30)
Nanoscopic changes to pancreatic cells reveal cancer
A team of researchers in Chicago has developed a way to examine cell biopsies and detect never-before-seen signs of early-stage pancreatic cancer, according to a new paper in the Optical Society journal Optics Letters. (2009-02-13)
Penn researchers use nanoscopic pores to investigate protein structure
University of Pennsylvania researchers have made strides toward a new method of gene sequencing a strand of DNA's bases are read as they are threaded through a nanoscopic hole. (2015-08-19)
Northwestern scientists develop first liquid nanolaser
Northwestern University scientists have developed the first liquid nanoscale laser. (2015-04-24)
Super predators and mass extinctions; extreme NMR; and the world's smallest solenoids
News tips include super predators as the cause of mass extinctions; extreme NMR: high resolution chemical analysis without magnets; and the world's smallest solenoids. (2005-05-30)
CWRU receives two Ohio Eminent Scholars
Two research programs at Case Western Reserve University were recognized Thursday, July 19, by Governor Bob Taft and the Ohio Board of Regents as sites for new Ohio Eminent Scholars. (2001-07-20)
A little magic provides an atomic-level look at bone
A new study using solid-state NMR spectroscopy to analyze intact bone paves the way for atomic-level explorations of how disease and aging affect bone. (2009-12-02)
Nanofriction on the tip of the microscope
A research paper published in the journal Nature Materials, the result of the collaboration between a group of theoretical physicists from the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste and a group of experimental physicists from the University of Basel, reveals the secrets of the nanofriction produced when an atomic force microscope observes the surface of certain materials. (2013-12-16)
Massive endocytosis in cells
In three papers in the January and February issues of the Journal of General Physiology, Don Hilgemann and colleagues have extensively characterized a previously unidentified process by which up to 75 percent of the cell plasma membrane can be reversibly endocytosed. (2011-01-17)
Nanowire-based electronics and optics comes one step closer
An entirely new generation of powerful ultra-small computers and electronic devices is one step closer, according to researchers at the University of California-Berkeley. (2002-02-01)
Molecules with attitude, ready to perform: Functioning nanostructures self-assemble out of ink
An intelligent ink, as it dries, self-assembles into nanscopic caves in which it interrogates gasses, fluids, light, or electric or magnetic fields passing through it. (2000-05-03)
Optics beyond existing limits - a single ion as a quantum probe
Researchers at Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) in Garching have succeeded in using an ion trap to precisely position and permanently keep a single ion in an optical field. (2001-11-07)
IUPUI physicist is advancing knowledge of communication within cells and molecular motors
Steve Pressé, assistant professor of physics in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has received a $1 million NSF CAREER award and a $360,000 grant from the Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative, administrated by the Army Research Office. (2016-10-13)
One billion suns: World's brightest laser sparks new behavior in light
Using the brightest light ever produced on Earth, University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicists have changed the way light behaves. (2017-06-26)
Researchers at the University of Gothenburg create focused spin wave beams
Researchers at the University of Gothenburg Physics Department have finally found the secret to synchronize an unlimited number of spintronic oscillators. (2015-12-22)
Nanoscopic screening process to speed drug discovery
Researchers at Wake Forest University are using nanotechnology to search for new cancer-fighting drugs through a process that could be up to 10,000 times faster than current methods. (2008-10-06)
Laser makes microscopes way cooler
Laser physicists have found a way to make atomic-force microscope probes 20 times more sensitive and capable of detecting forces as small as the weight of an individual virus. (2014-08-14)
Multiresponsive nanosurfactant constructs tiny chemical factory
IBS scientists have made a surfactant based on nanoparticle dimers, which is responsive to multiple stimuli. (2018-01-10)
MU researcher develops virtual wall which could stop the spread of oil and could help build invisible barrier for oil spills
Researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a technique to form a virtual wall for oily liquids that will help confine them to a certain area, aiding researchers who are studying these complex molecules. (2013-12-04)
Nature inspires a greener way to make colorful plastics
Long before humans figured out how to create colors, nature had already perfected the process -- think stunning, bright butterfly wings of many different hues, for example. (2014-07-30)
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