Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

‘Resonance’ raman spectroscopy with 1-nm resolution

Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy resolved "resonance" Raman scattering with 1-nm resolution in ultrathin zinc oxide films epitaxially grown on a single-crystal silver surface. Tip-enhanced "resonance" Raman…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

New insulation technique paves the way for more powerful and smaller chips

Researchers at KU Leuven and imec have successfully developed a new technique to insulate microchips. The technique uses metal-organic frameworks, a new type of materials…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

At the edge of chaos, powerful new electronics could be created

A phenomenon that is well known from chaos theory was observed in a material for the first time ever, by scientists from the University of…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Nanoresearcher developes a new quantum hybrid platform for combining quantum elements

Associate professor, academy research fellow, Juha Muhonen from the University of Jyväskylä has received the highly competitive European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. The ERC…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Colour-change urine test for cancer shows potential in mouse study

A simple and sensitive urine test developed by Imperial and MIT engineers has produced a colour change in urine to signal growing tumours in mice.…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Rice reactor turns greenhouse gas into pure liquid fuel

HOUSTON - (Sept. 3, 2019) - A common greenhouse gas could be repurposed in an efficient and environmentally friendly way with an electrolyzer that uses…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Narrow plasmonic surface lattice resonances prefer asymmetric dielectric environment

Plasmonic nanostructures have been widely used for enhancing light-matter interactions due to the strong local field enhancement in deep subwavelength volumes. Localized surface plasmon resonances…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Developed biodegradable anti-cancer treatment micro-robot

Professor Hongsoo Choi's research team in Department of Robotics Engineering & DGIST-ETH Microrobot Research Center (DEMRC) at DGIST (President Young Kuk) succeeded in developing a…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Affordable multiferroic material

Toyohashi University of Technology has developed a novel liquid process for fabrication of an affordable multiferroic nanocomposite film in collaboration with Japan Fine Ceramics Center,…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Graphene layer enables advance in super-resolution microscopy

Researchers at the University of Göttingen have developed a new method that takes advantage of the unusual properties of graphene to electromagnetically interact with fluorescing…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers improve drug delivery through mesoporous materials

In a paper to be published in the forthcoming issue in NANO , a group of researchers from Guiyang, China, have conducted a study based…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Corralling quantum cats: from Cheshire cat to Schrodinger’s cat

In Adventures in Quantumland: Exploring Our Unseen Reality , Dr Ruth Kestner explores the unexpected and deeply puzzling world of the quantum, which gives rise…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

How to simulate softness

What factors affect how human touch perceives softness, like the feel of pressing your fingertip against a marshmallow, a piece of clay or a rubber…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Beetle scales hold secret to creating sustainable paint from recycled plastic, research shows

Experts have managed to mimic the colour of the Cyphochilus beetle's scales one of the brightest whites in nature Findings show the colour is created…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Better chemistry through tiny antennae

Tokyo, Japan - A research team at The University of Tokyo has introduced a powerful method for actively breaking chemical bonds using excitations in tiny…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers develop process flow for high-res 3D printing of mini soft robotic actuators

Soft robots are a class of robotic systems made of compliant materials and capable of safely adapting to complex environments. They have seen rapid growth…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

The 10-cent tuberculosis test that’s saving lives

EAST LANSING, Mich. - News of a cure for the deadliest strain of tuberculosis is making headlines around the world. However, before treatment can begin,…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Biological risk potential of nanoparticles studied

Nanoparticles are smaller than five nanometres - a nanometre being one millionth of a millimetre - which corresponds approximately to the size of macromolecules. Such…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

NUS researchers discover unusual ‘quasiparticle’ in common 2D material

The discovery of a new quasiparticle is analogous to the discovery of a new molecule, except molecules contain different elements, while quasiparticles are made from…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Laser printing tech produces waterproof e-textiles in minutes

The next generation of waterproof smart fabrics will be laser printed and made in minutes. That's the future imagined by the researchers behind new e-textile…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

San Antonio researchers seek to prevent aerospace failures and oil spills disasters

(San Antonio, Aug. 26, 2019) -- In 2014, Kazakhstan's newest and largest oil field was slated to become a major contributor to the global supply.…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Nanoparticles could someday give humans built-in night vision

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2019 -- Movies featuring heroes with superpowers, such as flight, X-ray vision or extraordinary strength, are all the rage. But while…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Energy-efficient power electronics — Gallium oxide power transistors with record values

Powerful electronic components are indispensable for future communications, for the digital transformation of society and for artificial intelligence applications. On a footprint as small as…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Physicists’ Study Demonstrates Silicon’s Energy-Harvesting Power

A University of Texas at Dallas physicist has teamed with Texas Instruments Inc. to design a better way for electronics to convert waste heat into…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

A 2 nm sized nanomachine able to spin and transfer its rotational energy

With the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing this year, it could be argued that the greatest science of the 20th Century…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

A new model of heat transfer in crystals was developed by Russian scientists

Today's physicists mostly focus either on massive objects like black holes or on atom-sized objects. In both cases, significant deviations from conventional laws of physics…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Coating developed by Stanford researchers brings lithium metal battery closer to reality

Hope has been restored for the rechargeable lithium metal battery - a potential battery powerhouse relegated for decades to the laboratory by its short life…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers’ review paper reveal insights into high quality fabrication of nanocomposites

Metal Matrix Nanocomposites (MMNCs) are increasingly used in industries such as automotive, aerospace and military due to their excellent combination of high strength, thermal stability,…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Quest for new cancer treatment crosses milestone

HOUSTON -- (Aug. 26, 2019) -- A cancer therapy invented at Rice University has crossed a milestone in clinical trials, a major development in a…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Chemistry in motion

For the first time, researchers have managed to view previously inaccessible details of certain chemical processes. They have shown there are significant discrete stages to…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Study models new method to accelerate nanoparticles

In a new study, researchers at the University of Illinois and the Missouri University of Science and Technology modeled a method to manipulate nanoparticles as…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

New efficient method for urine analysis may tell us more

Human urine contains hundreds of small molecules that tell us about our health, diet and well-being. Associate Professor Frans Mulder, in collaboration with the University…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

Color-changing artificial ‘chameleon skin’ powered by nanomachines

Researchers have developed artificial 'chameleon skin' that changes colour when exposed to light and could be used in applications such as active camouflage and large-scale…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scaling up a nanoimmunotherapy for atherosclerosis through preclinical testing

By integrating translational imaging techniques with improvements to production methods, Tina Binderup and colleagues have scaled up a promising nanoimmunotherapy for atherosclerosis in mice, rabbits…

Updated : Aug 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

uSEE breakthrough unlocks the nanoscale world on standard biology lab equipment

The ability to observe how life works at a nanoscale level is a grand challenge of our time. Standard optical microscopes can image cells and…

Updated : Aug 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Optofluidic chip with nanopore ‘smart gate’ developed for single molecule analysis

A new chip-based platform developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz integrates nanopores and optofluidic technology with a feedback-control circuit to enable an unprecedented level…