Tag: nanotechnology

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2D Material Energy Storage set to Become Commercially Viable

Materials scientists have found a way to restructure a class of nanomaterials into 2D material energy storage devices. While the world doesn’t lack power sources, mastering the efficient conversion and storage of energy is problematic. Many...
Carbon nanotubes

Cresols Make Carbon Nanotubes Commercially Scalable

New research found that cresols, common solvents, can be used to produce carbon nanotubes at a plastic-like industrial scale. Since their discovery in the 1990s, carbon nanotubes (CNT) have fueled the imagination of researchers and...
nanomedicine

What is Nanomedicine and how can it Make Drugs Smarter?

Scientists found a way to use gold nanoparticles to make drugs target specific areas more efficiently. Nanotechnologies and those related to medicine, in particular, are progressing rapidly. While regulators are following the development of nanotechniques in...
molecular robot

How the First Ever ‘Molecular Robot’ Modifies Molecules

Scientists have created the first nanomachine in the world that can be programmed to manipulate molecules. Mimicking the biological processes of atomic recombination, scientists have been dreaming of nanomachines that can be instructed to manipulate...
nanocrystals

The Future Could be Made of “Artificial Atoms” or Nanocrystals

By accident, scientists discovered that nanocrystals can self-assemble into complex superlattices very quickly. The process could be tuned to make novel materials for electronics, soar cells and catalysts. Formerly the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, the SLAC...
Nanobots will help fix Stomach Ulcers

Here’s How Nanobots will Help fix Stomach Ulcers

Nanoengineers have created tiny bots that can float through the body to deliver drugs. These nanomachines have cured bacterial stomach infections in living organisms for the first time. Sending nanobots into the bloodstream to diffuse...
Hydrogen One Smartphone

Hydrogen One: The World’s First Virtual Reality Smartphone

Globally renowned, high-end camera maker Red announced on Thursday the arrival of the "world's first holographic media machine," the Hydrogen One smartphone. Red is a prominent name in the world of digital cinema. The company...
aqua membranes

Decontaminating Water With Newer, More Sustainable Aqua Membranes

A new industrial water filter matches the strength of conventional models yet uses renewable resources. Could this reduce the environmental impact of industrial water processing? Water filtration systems use specially designed aqua membranes to scrub...
mesothelioma treatment

Mesothelioma Treatment and Diagnosis Improved by Nanotechnology

Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer that is often difficult to treat as it is conventionally hard to identify before the disease advances to later stages. Nanotechnology company CytoViva and German researchers have...