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Unfocused Laser Light Stitches Together Gold Nanoparticles

Unfocused Laser Light Stitches Together Gold Nanoparticles

A new method of building materials using light, developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, could one day enable technologies that are often considered the realm of science fiction, such as invisibility cloaks and cloaking devices. [More]
Rice University Chemist to Testify About Nanotechnology

Rice University Chemist to Testify About Nanotechnology

Rice University chemist James Tour will testify before the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade at 10:15 a.m. EDT July 29. [More]
Nanosphere Layer Improves Coulombic Efficiency of Batteries with Lithium Anodes

Nanosphere Layer Improves Coulombic Efficiency of Batteries with Lithium Anodes

Engineers across the globe have been racing to design smaller, cheaper and more efficient rechargeable batteries to meet the power storage needs of everything from handheld gadgets to electric cars. [More]
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts Honors Texas A&M Formation Evaluation Team

Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts Honors Texas A&M Formation Evaluation Team

Huangye Chen, Kai Cheng, and Assistant Professor Zoya Heidari received special acknowledgements for their presentations given during the 2014 Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 55th Annual Symposium held in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center on May 18-22. [More]
Rugate Filter with Nanoporous Anodic Alumina Detects Mercury in Water

Rugate Filter with Nanoporous Anodic Alumina Detects Mercury in Water

A new ultra-sensitive, low-cost and portable system for detecting mercury in environmental water has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers. [More]
New Study Enables Design of Novel Nanomaterials Based on Nanoscale Building Blocks

New Study Enables Design of Novel Nanomaterials Based on Nanoscale Building Blocks

A new study by researchers from the University of Leicester has furthered our understanding of how tiny nanosystems function, unlocking the potential to create new materials using nanosized 'building blocks'. [More]
Nano-Material Based Supercapacitors May Increase Interest for Electric Cars in Germany

Nano-Material Based Supercapacitors May Increase Interest for Electric Cars in Germany

Electric cars are very much welcomed in Norway and they are a common sight on the roads of the Scandinavian country – so much so that electric cars topped the list of new vehicle registrations for the second time. This poses a stark contrast to the situation in Germany, where electric vehicles claim only a small portion of the market. [More]
Oxygen Atoms Induce Jahn-Teller Distortion on Perovskite Manganite Surfaces

Oxygen Atoms Induce Jahn-Teller Distortion on Perovskite Manganite Surfaces

A novel combination of microscopy and data processing has given researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory an unprecedented look at the surface of a material known for its unusual physical and electrochemical properties. [More]
Silicene Labs Builds 2D Materials Briefing Book

Silicene Labs Builds 2D Materials Briefing Book

Silicene Labs, LLC, a pioneer in business-related research on nanomaterials, has created the definitive guide on two-dimensional (2D) materials for business, technology, and investment professionals -- the 2D Materials Briefing Book™. [More]
Researchers Develop New Nanoscale Agent for Imaging the GI Tract

Researchers Develop New Nanoscale Agent for Imaging the GI Tract

A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This safe, noninvasive method for assessing the function and properties of the GI tract in real time could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of gut diseases. [More]