Features
Applications of Graphene in Medicine

Applications of Graphene in Medicine

With exceptional electrical, optical, mechanical and chemical properties, Graphene was deemed a wonder material upon its fabrication in Manchester, UK in 2004. It is comprised solely of carbon, bonded in a hexagonal honeycomb structure in a layer only one atom in thickness.

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The World’s First Pollution Eating Poem

The World’s First Pollution Eating Poem

Academics from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Chemistry and School of English have joined forces in order to create the world’s first air-cleaning poem which uses revolutionary nano-technology.

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Detecting and Imaging Viruses with Atomic Force Microscopy

Detecting and Imaging Viruses with Atomic Force Microscopy

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is a non-destructive and non-intrusive imaging technique used to visualise the intricate structure of microorganisms such as viruses at extraordinarily high resolutions.

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Spider Silk Coated with Carbon Nanotubes

Spider Silk Coated with Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers at the MagLab facility at Florida State University have recently been conducting experiments using carbon nanotubes and spider silk, which has led to the discovery of some surprising results.

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Self-Assembling Nanoparticles Help Detect Cancer Cells Earlier

Self-Assembling Nanoparticles Help Detect Cancer Cells Earlier

Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting for 8.2 million deaths in 2012. Researchers from Imperial College London have recently developed a self-assembling nanoparticle which could improve MRI detection of cancer cells.

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Interviews

Piezo-Based Robots for Sample Manipulation in Microscopy

In this Insights from Industry interview, Benoît Dagon, CEO of Imina Technologies, talks to Will Soutter about their miBot range of manipulators for microscope sample characterization.

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Investors at Silicon Innovation Forum: An Interview with Ray Morgan

Ray Morgan, director of Outreach, SEMI Americas, talks to AZoNano about startups, venture capitalists, and the upcoming Silicon Innovation Forum at SEMICON West 2014.

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Nanotechnology Trends at SEMICON 2014: An Interview with Karen Savala

Karen Salvala, President of SEMI Americas, talks to AZoNano about SEMICON West 2014 and it's position in the nanotechnology sector.

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Plasma Functionalisation of Graphene

In this interview, Ray Gibbs, CEO of Haydale, talks to AZoNano about Haydale's unique plasma technology, the benefits of graphene functionalisation, and how the future looks for graphene-based products.

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NanoHydroxyapatite As a Structural Body Component

In this interview, Hugo Ramos, general manager of Fluidinova, talks to AZoNano about the benefits of using nanoHydroxyapatite and the industries that are using this material.

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