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Global Nanocomposites Market Forecast to Grow at 17.69% CAGR

Global Nanocomposites Market Forecast to Grow at 17.69% CAGR

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nanocomposites Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. [More]
NSF Awards Grant to Study Environmental Impacts of Fullerene-Based Materials

NSF Awards Grant to Study Environmental Impacts of Fullerene-Based Materials

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) and Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences are the recipients of a new research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the lifecycle environmental impacts of fullerene-based materials—a form of engineered nanomaterials used in solar cells, drug delivery systems and cosmetics. [More]
Nano Today Journal Records High Impact Factor

Nano Today Journal Records High Impact Factor

Singapore-based Nano Today journal has received a record high impact factor of 18.432 in 2013, up from 17.689 in 2012, according to the Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters last month. The scientific journal is one of the highest impact publications across nanoscience and nanotechnology, materials science and chemistry. [More]
Novel Project to Develop Tiny Flat Molecule Tapes

Novel Project to Develop Tiny Flat Molecule Tapes

Dr. Wilhelm Auwärter and his team are working on a research project to develop tiny flat molecule tapes at the Department of Physics of Technische Universität München (TUM). These structures could find versatile applications. Via direct coupling on a silver surface, the scientists successfully formed dimers and short chains of porphine molecules without contaminating by-products. [More]
Nanostructured Metal Halide Coating Increases Lithium Battery Life

Nanostructured Metal Halide Coating Increases Lithium Battery Life

Cornell chemical engineers have achieved a breakthrough in the race to achieve safer, longer-lasting batteries to power the world’s automobiles, cell phones, computers and autonomous robots. [More]
Forecast Report on Global Titanium Dioxide Market

Forecast Report on Global Titanium Dioxide Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Titanium Dioxide Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. [More]
Novel Research Leverages Complex Oxides to Manipulate Magnetic Domain Walls Within Semiconductor Memory Device Wires

Novel Research Leverages Complex Oxides to Manipulate Magnetic Domain Walls Within Semiconductor Memory Device Wires

University of California, Davis researchers sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world’s leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, are exploring new materials and device structures to develop next-generation memory technologies. [More]
DOE Ames Lab Scientist Wins AVS Medard W. Welch Award

DOE Ames Lab Scientist Wins AVS Medard W. Welch Award

Pat Thiel has been named the 2014 winner of the AVS Medard W. Welch Award, which recognizes outstanding research in the fields of materials, interfaces and processing. Thiel, who is a faculty scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and a Distinguished Professor of chemistry at Iowa State University, is recognized for her "seminal contributions to the understanding of quasicrystalline surfaces and thin-film nucleation and growth." [More]
Novel Eco-Friendly Method to Synthesize Polymer Nanoparticles for Organic-Based Solar Cells

Novel Eco-Friendly Method to Synthesize Polymer Nanoparticles for Organic-Based Solar Cells

A team of materials chemists, polymer scientists, device physicists and others at the University of Massachusetts Amherst today report a breakthrough technique for controlling molecular assembly of nanoparticles over multiple length scales that should allow faster, cheaper, more ecologically friendly manufacture of organic photovoltaics and other electronic devices. Details are in the current issue of Nano Letters. [More]
Trojan Horse Nanospheres Kill Tumour Cells

Trojan Horse Nanospheres Kill Tumour Cells

A "Trojan horse" treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, which involves using tiny nanoparticles of gold to kill tumour cells, has been successfully tested by scientists. [More]