Advances in Monash’s nanomaterial research

Precise high-temperature synthesis advances nanomaterial research

Oxford spin-out to manufacture designer spherical nanomaterials

Isis Innovation establishes company to produce commercially useful amounts of fullerenes

Developing anti-cancer drugs from medicinal plants

Interdisciplinary team that will study medicinal plants incorporating advances in chemistry, nanotechnology, and anti-cancer studies


Particle technology firm recruits new R&D staff member

Analytical and R&D services company Escubed adds polymer chemistry expert to its growing R&D team

New research offers breakthrough in nanotechnology

It is possible to effectively and quickly control single nano-structures made of as small as 105-106 atoms

Importance of nanotechnology in formulation and drug delivery

Conference will provide a forum for industry professionals to discuss and highlight and to encourage collaborative working

Microscope features ultra stable specimen stage for high magnification navigation

Fine specimen stage control that is needed for smooth operation at such high magnifications in order to be able to locate and maintain the...

Bee venom forms cancer-killing smart bomb

A toxic protein in bee venom, when altered, significantly improves the effectiveness liposome-encapsulated drugs or dyes, such as those already used to treat or diagnose cancer.

New catalyst of platinum nanoparticles

Scientists have discovered a catalyst and catalyst-support combination that could make fuel cells more stable, conk-out free, inexpensive and more resistant to carbon monoxide poisoning.

Graphene oxide gets green

A new study demonstrates an environmentally friendly way to make bulk quantities of graphene oxide, an insulating version of single-atom-thick graphene expected to find use in all kinds of material and electronic applications.

Constructing molecular knots

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have constructed molecular 'knots' with dimensions of around two nanometers (2 x 10-9 nm) around 30,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair.

Microparticles can be captured

To trap and hold tiny microparticles, engineers at Harvard have "put a ring on it," using a silicon-based circular resonator to confine particles stably for up to several minutes.

Freeze Drying of Nanoparticles

The major obstacle that limits the use of nanoparticulate drug delivery systems is the physical instability that is frequently found when such systems are stored for an extended time period.

Nano-sized light mill drives micro-sized disk

Researchers have created the first nano-sized light mill motor whose rotational speed and direction can be controlled by tuning the frequency of the incident light waves.

Quantum computing advance

Researchers have shown a new type of light-matter interaction and also demonstrated the first full quantum control of qubit spin within very tiny colloidal nanostructures, thus taking a key step forward in efforts to create a quantum...

The holy grail of quantum computing

Since Richard Feynman's first envisioned the quantum computer in 1982, there have been many studies of potential candidates - computers that use quantum bits, or qubits, capable of holding an more than one value at a time and computing at...

Ultrasensitive biosensor to detect proteins

A cluster of carbon nanotubes coated with a thin layer of protein-recognising polymer form a biosensor capable of using electrochemical signals to detect minute amounts of proteins, which could provide a crucial new diagnostic tool for the...

Organic nanoelectronics a step closer

The team has effectively discovered a way to order the molecules in the PEDOT, the single most industrially important conducting polymer.

Visible-light catalysis in nanowires

A scientist has created visible-light catalysis, using silver chloride nanowires decorated with gold nanoparticles, that may decompose organic molecules in polluted water.

Replacing silicon with graphene

Scientists have made a breakthrough toward creating nanocircuitry on graphene, widely regarded as the most promising candidate to replace silicon as the building block of transistors.




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