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Nanotechnology is increasingly being used as an integral part of diagnosing and treating infections, diseases, organ failures, malfunctions and injuries.

The convergence of a nanotechnology and genetics has opened up new pathways in developing innovative solutions that can help alleviate pain, disability and debilitating conditions.

Neuroscience is revealing connections, processes and relationships that open the way to new treatments and solutions to complex mental, psychological and emotional conditions.

The convergence of a nanotechnology and genetics has opened up new pathways in developing innovative solutions that can help alleviate pain, disability and debilitating conditions.


On the way to intelligent microrobots

On the way to intelligent microrobots Zurich, Switzerland (SPX) Nov 07, 2019 Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and ETH Zurich have developed a micromachine that can perform different actions. First nanomagnets in the components of the microrobots are magnetically programmed and then the various movements are controlled by magnetic fields. Such machines, which are only a few tens of micrometres across, could be used, for example, in the…

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SMART discovers breakthrough way to look at the surface of nanoparticles

SMART discovers breakthrough way to look at the surface of nanoparticles Singapore (SPX) Nov 06, 2019 Researchers from SMART, MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, have made a groundbreaking discovery that allows scientists to ‘look’ at the surface density of dispersed nanoparticles. This revolutionary technique enables researchers to ‘characterise’ or understand the properties of nanoparticles without disturbing the nanoparticle, and also at a far lower cost and far quicker too. The…

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Light-based 'tractor beam' assembles materials at the nanoscale

Light-based 'tractor beam' assembles materials at the nanoscale Seattle WA (SPX) Nov 05, 2019 Modern construction is a precision endeavor. Builders must use components manufactured to meet specific standards – such as beams of a desired composition or rivets of a specific size. The building industry relies on manufacturers to create these components reliably and reproducibly in order to construct secure bridges and sound skyscrapers. Now imagine construction at a…

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Visible light and nanoparticle catalysts produce desirable bioactive molecules

Visible light and nanoparticle catalysts produce desirable bioactive molecules Chicago IL (SPX) Oct 31, 2019 Northwestern University chemists have used visible light and extremely tiny nanoparticles to quickly and simply make molecules that are of the same class as many lead compounds for drug development. Driven by light, the nanoparticle catalysts perform chemical reactions with very specific chemical products – molecules that don’t just have the right chemical formulas but…

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D-Orbit and Astrocast sign new agreement for the launch of ten nanosats

D-Orbit and Astrocast sign new agreement for the launch of ten nanosats Fino Mornasco Italy (SPX) Oct 31, 2019 Astrocast and D-Orbit have signed an agreement for the launch and deployment in LEO low inclination orbit of ten Astrocast nanosatellites through D-Orbit ‘s InOrbit NOW Launch Service. The agreement calls for the Astrocast nanosatellites to be launched onboard an Arianespace Vega or Vega C vehicle from Kourou, French Guyana, in the first quarter of 2022. This batch of nanosatellites will m Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/D_Orbit_and_Astrocast_sign_new_agreement_for_the_launch_of_ten_nanosatellites_in_LEO_999.html

D-Orbit and Astrocast sign new agreement for the launch of ten nanosats

D-Orbit and Astrocast sign new agreement for the launch of ten nanosats Fino Mornasco Italy (SPX) Oct 31, 2019 Astrocast and D-Orbit have signed an agreement for the launch and deployment in LEO low inclination orbit of ten Astrocast nanosatellites through D-Orbit ‘s InOrbit NOW Launch Service. The agreement calls for the Astrocast nanosatellites to be launched onboard an Arianespace Vega or Vega C vehicle from Kourou, French Guyana, in the first quarter of 2022. This batch of nanosatellites will m Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/D_Orbit_and_Astrocast_sign_new_agreement_for_the_launch_of_ten_nanosatellites_in_LEO_999.html

Why modified carbon nanotubes can help the reproducibility problem

Why modified carbon nanotubes can help the reproducibility problem Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Oct 19, 2019 Our search for sustainable energy generation technology has led researchers to investigate various materials and their combinations in many types of devices. One such synthetic material is called “perovskite”, which is low-cost and easy to produce, and can be used in solar cells. Perovskite solar cells have attracted much attention because their power conversion efficiency (that is, their Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.solardaily.com/reports/Why_modified_carbon_nanotubes_can_help_the_reproducibility_problem_999.html

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Nanoracks signs with Maritime Launch on re-use of C4M stages for in-orbit outposts

Nanoracks signs with Maritime Launch on re-use of C4M stages for in-orbit outposts Washington DC (SPX) Oct 24, 2019 Nanoracks, the world’s leading provider of commercial access to space, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Canada’s Maritime Launch Services to work on re-purposing and re-using spent C4M upper rocket vehicle stages, which would be in-orbit after launch missions from Nova Scotia’s Canso Spaceport, Canada’s first and only commercial spaceport. In 2018, Nanoracks was Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Nanoracks_signs_with_Maritime_Launch_on_re_use_of_C4M_stages_for_in_orbit_outposts_999.html

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Nanoracks and Kayser to jointly open temperature controlled microgravity research on ISS

Nanoracks and Kayser to jointly open temperature controlled microgravity research on ISS Washington DC (SPX) Oct 23, 2019 Nanoracks Space Outpost – Europe (Nanoracks IT) and Kayser Italia have announced that the organizations have sign an agreement to broaden research opportunities onboard the International Space Station which leverage the Bioreactor Express Service. Kayser Italia, in partnership with the European Space Agency, will have access to the KUBIK Incubator, under the Bioreactor Express Service part Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Nanoracks_Italia_and_Kayser_Italia_announce_agreement_to_open_temperature_controlled_microgravity_research_on_ISS_999.html

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Development of highly sensitive diode, converts microwaves to electricity

Development of highly sensitive diode, converts microwaves to electricity Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Oct 17, 2019 The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Fujitsu Limited, and the Tokyo Metropolitan University announced that they developed a highly sensitive rectifying element in the form of a nanowire backward diode, which can convert low-power microwaves into electricity. Through JST’s Strategic Basic Research Programs, the technology was developed by researchers led by Kenichi Kawaguchi of Fu Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.energy-daily.com/reports/Development_of_highly_sensitive_diode_converts_microwaves_to_electricity_999.html

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Energy flow in the nano range

Energy flow in the nano range Wurzburg, Germany (SPX) Oct 19, 2019 Plants and bacteria lead the way: They can capture the energy of sunlight with light-harvesting antennas and transfer it to a reaction centre. Transporting energy efficiently and in a targeted fashion in a minimum of space – this is also of interest to mankind. If scientists were to master it perfectly, they could significantly improve photovoltaics and optoelectronics. But how can the flo Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.energy-daily.com/reports/Energy_flow_in_the_nano_range_999.html

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Flexible, wearable supercapacitors based on porous nanocarbon nanocomposites

Flexible, wearable supercapacitors based on porous nanocarbon nanocomposites London, UK (SPX) Oct 19, 2019 Evening gowns with interwoven LEDs may look extravagant, but the light sources need a constant power supply from devices that are as well wearable, durable, and lightweight. Chinese scientists have manufactured fibrous electrodes for wearable devices that are flexible and excel by their high energy density. A microfluidic technology was key for the preparation of the electrode material was a mic Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.nanodaily.com/reports/Flexible_wearable_supercapacitors_based_on_porous_nanocarbon_nanocomposites_999.html

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Converting CO2 to valuable resources with the help of nanoparticles

Converting CO2 to valuable resources with the help of nanoparticles Bochum, Germany (SPX) Oct 14, 2019 An international research team has used nanoparticles to convert carbon dioxide into valuable raw materials. Scientists at Ruhr-Universitat Bochum in Germany and the University of New South Wales in Australia have adopted the principle from enzymes that produce complex molecules in multi-step reactions. The team transferred this mechanism to metallic nanoparticles, also known as nanozymes. The c Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.biofueldaily.com/reports/Converting_CO2_to_valuable_resources_with_the_help_of_nanoparticles_999.html

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Illinois researchers develop new framework for nanoantenna light absorption

Illinois researchers develop new framework for nanoantenna light absorption Urbana IL (SPX) Sep 24, 2019 Harnessing light’s energy into nanoscale volumes requires novel engineering approaches to overcome a fundamental barrier known as the “diffraction limit.” However, University of Illinois researchers have breached this barrier by developing nanoantennas that pack the energy captured from light sources, such as LEDs, into particles with nanometer-scale diameters, making it possible to detect indiv Source: NanoDaily.com http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Illinois_researchers_develop_new_framework_for_nanoantenna_light_absorption_999.html

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