Nanotechnology News – Latest Headlines

New technique can sense movement of single molecules over hours

Scientists can detect the movements of single molecules by using fluorescent tags or by pulling them in delicate force measurements, but only for a few minutes. A new technique by Rice University researchers will allow them to track single molecules without modifying them - and it works over longer timescales.

Jun 23rd, 2010

Read more

Bioinspiriert und nanostrukturiert: Wasserstofftechnologie und Solarenergienutzung

Professor Dr. Matthias Beller vom Leibniz-Institut fuer Katalyse in Rostock, der am 29. August 2010 anlaesslich des 3rd EuCheMS Chemistry Congress in Nuernberg als erster Wissenschaftler mit dem neu geschaffenen European Sustainable Chemistry Award ausgezeichnet wird, eroeffnet am 29. Juni in Rostock das Symposium 'Catalysis and Photochemistry for Energy Technologies'.

Jun 23rd, 2010

Read more

Quantum gas in free fall

A sensitive measuring device must not be dropped - because this usually destroys the precision of the instrument. A team of researchers including scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics has done exactly this, however. And the researchers want to use this experience to make the measuring instrument even more sensitive.

Jun 22nd, 2010

Read more

RSS Subscribe to our Nanotechnology News feed