Open menu
Nanowerk

Nanotechnology General News

The latest news from academia, regulators
research labs and other things of interest

Nanotechnology News – Latest Headlines

Cross-country runabouts - immune cells on the move

In order to effectively fight pathogens, even at remote areas of the human body, immune cells have to move quickly and in a flexible manner. Scientists have now deciphered the mechanism that illustrates how these mobile cells move on diverse surfaces.

Posted: Nov 15th, 2009

Read more

NanoSystems Institute at UCLA to host global symposium on nanobiotechnology

The impact of nanotechnology developments on the current state of medicine and their implications for the future will be explored at the third annual Global Symposium on NanoBioTechnology, 'New Directions in NanoHealth: Diagnostics, Therapies, Drug Delivery, NanoSafety' on November 19-20, 2009 at California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA.

Posted: Nov 13th, 2009

Read more

Researchers take the lead out of piezoelectrics

There is good news for the global effort to reduce the amount of lead in the environment and for the growing array of technologies that rely upon the piezoelectric effect. A lead-free alternative to the current crop of piezoelectric materials has been identified by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC), Berkeley.

Posted: Nov 13th, 2009

Read more

Innovationspreis ehrt patentierte Entwicklung nanoelektronischer Bauelemente

Mit dem Innovationspreis des Leibniz-Instituts fuer Polymerforschung Dresden und des Vereins zur Foerderung des IPF werden in diesem Jahr Dr. Anton Kiriy und Dr. Vera Bocharova ausgezeichnet. Sie erhalten den Preis fuer ihre Arbeiten zur Entwicklung von nanoelektronischen Bauelementen auf der Basis von einzelnen Polymermolekuelen.

Posted: Nov 13th, 2009

Read more

Pushing light beyond its known limits

The researchers in the University's new Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) have discovered that light within optical fibers can be squeezed into much tighter spaces than was previously believed possible.

Posted: Nov 12th, 2009

Read more

RSS Subscribe to our Nanotechnology Research News feed

Nanowerk on Facebook Engage with our Nanotechnology News on Facebook