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We aim to provide the most relevant news, discussion and debate for nano-technology.

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From nano-robotics to nano-cell research to nano-computing

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The Miraculous nano
03 02 14

As all of you know, Nanotechnology has been spreading like a wild fire in all our lives, be it in the health sector or electronic sector. Read More...

Size matters as nanocrystals go through phases
03 09 13

Understanding what happens to a material as it undergoes phase transformations – changes from a solid to a liquid to a gas or a plasma – is of fundamental scientific interest and critical for optimizing commercial applications. Read More...

Eavesdropping on lithium ions
06 08 13

Lithium ion batteries are at the energetic heart of almost all things technology from cell phones to tablets to electric vehicles. Thats because they are a proven technology light long lasting and powerful. Read More...

properties of graphene paves way for new applications
06 08 13

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Texas have revealed more about graphenes mechanical properties and demonstrated a technique to improve the stretchability of graphene... Read More...

Carbon nanotubes make ultra thin saw
02 08 13

You can’t saw without producing sawdust – and that can be expensive if, for example, the “dust” comes from wafer manufacturing in the photovoltaic and semiconductor industries... Read More...

Berkeley lab researchers discover universal law for light absorption in 2D semiconductors
31 07 13

From solar cells to optoelectronic sensors to lasers and imaging devices, many of today’s semiconductor technologies hinge upon the absorption of light. Read More...

Light matter coupling at the nanoscale
31 07 13

Researchers at the University of Stuttgart measure for the first time near-fields of three-dimensional optical nanoantennas. Read More...

Nanocoating may help joint replacements bond better with bone
30 07 13

Broken bones and joint replacements may someday heal faster, thanks to an unusual coating for medical implants under development at The Ohio State University. Read More...

Molecular robots can help researchers build more targeted therapeutics
29 07 13

Many drugs such as agents for cancer or autoimmune diseases have nasty side effects because while they kill disease-causing cells, they also affect healthy cells. Read More...

Direct nitrogen fixation on graphene for low cost energy conversion
26 07 13

A simple, low-cost and eco-friendly method of creating nitrogen-doped graphene nanoplatelets (NGnPs), which could be used in dye-sensitized solar cells and fuel cells. Read More...

Elucidation of spin state of conduction electrons in graphene
26 07 13

A team of researchers in Japan has released the details of their research centred around the spin properties and various device applications of grapheme and other 2D materials. Read More...

New material gives visible light an infinite wavelength
05 11 13

Researchers have fabricated a material which gives visible light a nearly infinite wavelength. Read More...

Nanotechnology researchers increase solar cell efficiency with smart nanostructures
03 09 13

Smart nanostructures can increase the yield of solar cells. An international team of researchers including physicists from the FOM Foundation Read More...

Device for portable ultra precise clocks and quantum sensors developed
06 08 13

Researchers have developed a portable way to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology and quantum information processing Read More...

An infallible quantum measurement
06 08 13

For quantum physicists, entangling quantum systems is one of their every day tools. Entanglement is a key resource for upcoming quantum computers and simulators. Read More...

Chemists demonstrate nanoscale alloys so bright they could have potential medical applications
01 08 13

Alloys like bronze and steel have been transformational for centuries, yielding top-of-the-line machines necessary for industry. As scientists move toward nanotechnology, however, the focus has shifted toward creating alloys at the nanometer scale producing materials with properties unlike their predecessors Read More...

How Does Hydrogen Metallize
31 07 13

Hydrogen is deceptively simple. It has only a single electron per atom, but it powers the sun and forms the majority of the observed universe. Read More...

Discovery boosts energy storage of supercapacitors
31 07 13

Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a technique to increase the energy storage capabilities of supercapacitors, essential devices for powering high-speed trains, electric cars, and the emergency doors of the Airbus A380. Read More...

Gold nanoparticles improve photodetector performance
29 07 13

The mineral molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), which, when solid, behaves in many ways like grease, has semiconducting properties that make it a promising alternative to silicon or graphene in electronic devices. Read More...

Nanostructures adsorb toxic ions from polluted water
29 07 13

Researchers from Sharif University of Technology synthesized a set of zeolite modified nanostructures able to entrap toxic ions of heavy metals in water. Read More...

Stiffening the backbone of DNA nanofibers
26 07 13

Researchers have fabricated a self-assembled nanofiber from a DNA building block that contains both duplex (two-stranded) and quadruplex (four-stranded) DNA. Read More...

Dramatic advances in the field of quantum dot light emitting diodes (QD-LEDs) could come from recent work by the Nanotechnology and Advanced Spectroscopy
30 10 13

Dramatic advances in the field of quantum dot light emitting diodes QDLEDs could come from recent work by the Nanotechnology and Advanced Spectroscopy team at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Read More...

Self-powered nanoparticles developed to deliver healing drugs directly to bone cracks
03 09 13

A novel method for finding and delivering healing drugs to newly formed micro cracks in bones has been invented by a team of chemists and bioengineers at Penn State University and Boston University. Read More...

Groundbreaking discovery of peptide-based nanotechnology applied to Smartphones and Tablets
06 08 13

StoreDot Ltd., a nanotechnology startup company which has discovered the first bio-organic Nanodots, has announced that it has received $6 million from several strategic and private investors. Read More...

A nano machine cell killer
06 08 13

EPFL researchers decipher the attack strategy of certain bacteria, including the infamous Staphylococcus aureus. Read More...

Chemists develop innovative Nano-Sensors for multiple proteins
31 07 13

Chemists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have developed a new method for parallel protein analysis that is, in principle, capable of identifying hundreds or even thousands of different proteins. Read More...

Water clears the path for nanoribbon development
31 07 13

New research at Rice University shows how water makes it practical to form long graphene nanoribbons less than 10 nanometers wide. Read More...

Tetrapod nanocrystals light the way to stronger polymers
30 07 13

Berkeley Lab researchers use fluorescent tetrapod quantum dots to measure the mechanical strength of polymer fibers Read More...

Using nanoparticles to remove pollutants and contaminants from wastewater
29 07 13

The Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB and its European partners have developed several effective processes for eliminating persistent pollutants from wastewater. Read More...

Copper nanoparticles could protect food from bacteria
26 07 13

Microbes lurk almost everywhere, from fresh food and air filters to toilet seats and folding money. Read More...

Controlling genes with light
26 07 13

New technique can rapidly turn genes on and off, helping scientists better understand their function. Read More...