A nanomaterial engineered by researchers at Duke can help regulate chloride levels in nerve cells that contribute to chronic pain, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.
Researchers at IBM have published a paper at the IEEE's International Electron Devices Meeting, showcasing a feasible method to embed optical data links into power-efficient 90nm silicon microchips, capable of data rates of 25Gbps.
Will nanotechnology impact future global security? According to Jayshree Pandya, such technology is indeed about to change large-scale security dynamics, defense policies and possibly even the global balance of power.
TEHRAN (FNA)- In addition to introducing the advantages of matrix fluorescence spectrometry methods in nanobiotechnology studies, Iranian researchers succeeded in presenting new analysis methods for their optimum application in these fields.
Researchers have demonstrated a technique for growing virtually pure samples of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) with identical structures, a process they liken to "cloning" the nanotubes. If the process can be suitably scaled up, the approach could solve an important materials problem in nanoelectronics: producing carbon nanotubes of a specific structure to order.
Hudson, N.H.-based battery company Nanoscale Components Inc. has raised $600,000 out of a $950,000 round of equity financing, according to federal filings.
A smile can say more than a thousand words, the saying goes. Orthodontics can help improve the appearance and position of people's teeth and jawbones, for better functioning teeth and more attractive smiles. In recent years, dental correction orthodontics has used braces made from clear plastic polymer to good effect, but now they are hoping to improve on this with…
Thanks to a little serendipity, researchers at Rice University have created a tiny coaxial cable that is about a thousand times smaller than a human hair and has higher capacitance than previously reported microcapacitors.
Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials, working in partnership with academics in Harvard University, California Institute of Technology and Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, has used its Element Six single crystal synthetic diamond grown by chemical vapour deposition (CVD) to demonstrate the capability of quantum bit memory to exceed one second at room temperature.
An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has generated the first laser-like beams of X-rays from a tabletop device, paving the way for major advances in many fields including medicine, biology and nanotechnology development.
Military body armor and vehicle and aircraft frames could be transformed by incorporating the unique structure of the club-like arm of a crustacean that looks like an armored caterpillar, according to findings by a team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering and elsewhere published online today, June 7, in the journal Science.
Chemical reactions on the surface of metal oxides, such as titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, are important for applications such as solar cells that convert the sun's energy to electricity. Now University of Washington scientists have found that a previously unappreciated aspect of those reactions could be key in developing more efficient energy systems.
The Technology Park in Zamudio will host a conference on the application of nanomaterials in industry on 12 June, focusing on the automotive and construction industries. It is organized by the IK4-TEKNIKER technology centre with the participation of entities like the Acciona infrastructure company and the Basque firm specialised in the production of graphene, Graphenea, in addition to public organisations…
http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1021/jz3004206As part of its ongoing expansion, Asylum Research, the technology leader in scanning probe and atomic force microscopy (SPM/AFM), announced today that it has appointed Spectra Research Corporation (SRC) as its exclusive distributor in Canada. SRC has served nanotechnology and surface science markets in Canada since 1993. They offer sales, service and technical support across the country. SRC can be…
Many organic contaminants in the air and in drinking water need to be detected at very low-level concentrations. Research published by the laboratory of Prashant V. Kamat, the John A. Zahm Professor of Science at the University of Notre Dame, could be beneficial in detecting those contaminants (see paper in Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters: "Electron Hopping Through Single-to-Few-Layer Graphene…