Nano planet

Nanotechnology takes on diabetes

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
A sensor which can be used to screen for diabetes in resource-poor settings has been developed by researchers and tested in diabetic patients, and will soon be field tested in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Efficient thermal cooling and heating with MOF coatings

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Thermal systems use heat to produce cold, and vice versa. To do so, a material is needed that can dissipate water vapor particularly well and quickly. A new method simply applies this property as a layer onto the components.

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Breakthrough in energy storage: Electrical cables that can store energy

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
New nanotechnology may provide power storage in electric cables, clothes.

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Nanotechnology-platform ready: Scientists use DNA origami to create 2D structures

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Scientists have developed a method using DNA origami to turn one-dimensional nano materials into two dimensions. Their breakthrough offers the potential to enhance fiber optics and electronic devices by reducing their size and increasing their speed.

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Scientists demonstrate rare chemical phenomenon to harvest solar energy

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Landmark study opens doors to further studies into chemical modification of materials for alternative energy conversion.

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Nanotechnology world: Where towers construct themselves

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
How physicists get control on the self-assembly process.

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Super waterproof surfaces cause water to bounce like a ball (w/video)

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Research on super-hydrophobic surfaces could result in cleaner, more efficient power.

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The conventional electronic model for metals is not valid for bismuth

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Time and again, even simple materials take physicists by surprise. Researchers now have observed an electronic property in the metal bismuth which they expected only in significantly more complex materials.

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Physicists take quantum leap toward ultra-precise measurement

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Physicists have overcome a major challenge in the science of measurement using quantum mechanics. The scientists developed a way to employ multiple detectors in order to measure photons in entangled states, with an experimental apparatus that uses a fiber ribbon to collect photons and send them to an array of 11 detectors. Their work paves the way for great advances in using quantum states to develop ultra-precise measurement technologies.

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MagnetoSperm- a sperm-inspired micro-robot for nanomedicine

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Sperm-inspired robots controlled by magnetic fields may be useful for drug delivery, IVF, cell sorting and other applications at the microscopic level.

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Researchers predict the electrical response of metals to extreme pressures

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
New research makes it possible to predict how subjecting metals to severe pressure can lower their electrical resistance, a finding that could have applications in computer chips and other materials that could benefit from specific electrical resistance.

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Samsung's 14nm FinFET Process Technology Ecosystem Solidly in Place

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Stating that not all FinFETs are created equal, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that the IP and design enablement ecosystem for its foundry's 14nm FinFET process technology is firmly in place as customers begin their early design work.

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New nanofiltration technology successfully removes heavy metals in water

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Technology capable of removing such contaminants at low cost and with an efficiency that surpasses existing technologies.

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New nanomedicine to bring relief to glaucoma patients

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Scientists have developed a new nanomedicine that will allow glaucoma patients to do away with daily eye drops.

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Quantum Materials Corp. Initiates Quantum Dot Mass Production

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Quantum Materials Corp. announced that it has received its increased capacity equipment and is launching mass production of advanced materials several months ahead of schedule.

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Scientists find stronger 3-D material that behaves like graphene

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Researchers say cadmium arsenide could yield practical devices with the same extraordinary electronic properties as 2-D graphene.

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Just add water: 3-D silicon shapes fold themselves when wetted by microscopic droplets

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery.

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Prototype of new transistor for lower power consumption

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
By enveloping a transistor with a shell of piezoelectric material, which distorts when voltage is applied, researchers were able to reduce this leakage by a factor of five (compared to a transistor without this material).

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Nanoporous material leads to carbon-capture breakthrough (w/video)

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
Scientists invent a porous material to capture carbon dioxide at natural gas wellheads. The recyclable material absorbs 82 percent of its weight in carbon dioxide and releases it as gas when the wellhead pressure is relieved.

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Speeding food safety tests to deliver fresher products

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2017 - 11:36
A research team led by food scientist Sam Nugen at UMass Amherst received a $495,950 grant to improve food safety by developing faster methods for detecting and separating microbial contamination out of food.

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