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Graphene - a primer

Graphene has been the subject of a scientific explosion since the ground-breaking experiments on this novel material less than 10 years ago.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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Nanoparticle-seeded bio patch can regrow bone

Researchers at the University of Iowa have created a bio patch to regenerate missing or damaged bone by putting DNA into a nano-sized particle that delivers bone-producing instructions directly into cells.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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Nano-antennas enable a mini spectrometer integrated into your mobile phone

Researchers are developing a novel type of an ultra-tiny spectrometer that fits into your mobile phone. The novelty here are metallic nano-antennas for harvesting, filtering and amplifying of incoming photons. In addition, thin-film manufacturing technology makes this sensor affordable for mass production.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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Nanosilver-coated fibers - the answer for wearable electronics? (w/video)

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have developed a way to print silver directly onto fibres. This new technique could make integrating electronics into all types of clothing simple and practical. This has many potential applications in sports, health, medicine, consumer electronics and fashion.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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Dream Chemistry Award is waiting for scientists-visionaries

Only until the end of November scientists-visionaries can be nominated and enter an unprecedented Dream Chemistry Award Contest - for the most interesting research dream project in the field of chemistry and its borderlines with physics, biology, medicine and materials engineering.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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New nanotechnology award to help establish graphene enterprises

The Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award, in association with Sir Andre Geim, is a GBP 50,000 annual nanotechnology award to help establish new enterprises in graphene at The University of Manchester. The award aims to encourage the development of new graphene enterprises identified through the submission of a business plan by current students or recent graduates of the University.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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Build-A-Nanoparticle

Nanotechnology researchers have succeeded in designing and creating multicomponent nanoparticles with controlled shape and structure.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013

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Carbon nanotube jungles to better detect molecules

Nanotechnology researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich have developed a new method of using nanotubes to detect molecules at extremely low concentrations enabling trace detection of biological threats, explosives and drugs.

Posted: Nov 6th, 2013

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