nanotechnology

Breakthrough: Curing Cancer With No Side Effects

Breakthrough: Curing Cancer With No Side Effects

M. Frederick Hawthorn receive the National Medal of Science from President Obama (Credit: Ryan K Morris/National Science & Technology Medals Foundation) Researchers from the University of Missouri developed a new form of radiation therapy that successfully put cancer into remission ...

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Researchers Make Nanorobots that kills Hepatitis C

Researchers Make Nanorobots that kills Hepatitis C

The nanozyme mechanism (Credit: University of Florida) Researchers from the University of Florida created a tiny particles that can be programmed to fight Hepatitis C and In laboratory tests have already demonstrated almost a 100 percent decrease in hepatitis C ...

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New Methods in Tiny Technology

New Methods in Tiny Technology

A 3D nanostructure with layers as seen by a Scanning Electron Microscope. Source: MIT A silk-based sensor patterned with nanostructures. Source: MIT Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, have recently devised a new method of creating ...

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New Nanolithography Method

New Nanolithography Method

Dr. Chad Mirkin. Source: Northwestern University Scientists at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois have developed a new nanolithography method that quickly deposits or carves out nanostructures on a large surface. The new method can create arbitrary patterns using a series ...

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Nanoparticle Magnets Conserve Rare Earth Metals

Nanoparticle Magnets Conserve Rare Earth Metals

Professor George Hadjipanayis. Source: University of Delaware. Researchers at the University of Delaware and at General Electric Global Research are independently developing new magnets using nanoparticles to preserve the increasingly small supply of rare earth metals typically used in the ...

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New Techniques for Solar Cells

New Techniques for Solar Cells

Material on a block polymer film separating into segregated pockets. Source: Argonne National Laboratory. Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois have developed an extension to atomic layer deposition techniques which could lead to improvements in solar cells and photonic ...

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Badges Detect Shock Waves

Badges Detect Shock Waves

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania developed new badges that visibly react to exposure to shock waves by changing color. Developers can calibrate the badges to show the exposure level of the wearer, similar ...

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Nanofluidic ‘Multi-Tool’ Separates Nanoparticles

Researchers from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology recently presented a newmethod to sort nanoparticles by size. The device used could help future scientists perform complex operations on the nanoscale level.   A 3D nanofluidic “staircase” channel with ...

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Type 1 Diabetes Nanoparticle Vaccine

Type 1 Diabetes Nanoparticle Vaccine

Researchers at the University of Calgary in Canada have developed a nanoparticle vaccine for Type 1 diabetes. The vaccine, successfully tested on mice, was designed to stop the autoimmune response responsible for causing Type 1 diabetes in children without damaging ...

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