Open menu

Nanotechnology General News

The latest news from academia, regulators
research labs and other things of interest

Research investigates possible downsides to nanomaterials

Potential risks from the use of nanomaterials will be explored by three Arizona State University engineering faculty in a project supported by a $400,000 grant from the U.S.Department of Energy Office of Biological and Environmental Research.

Posted: Jun 25th, 2008

Read more

Cancer symposium to focus on nanotechnology

Institute Professor Robert Langer and other top cancer researchers will speak at the 2008 symposium hosted by MIT's David H. Koch Center for Integrative Cancer Research on Friday, June 27.

Posted: Jun 24th, 2008

Read more

Laser surgery probe targets individual cancer cells

Mechanical engineering Assistant Professor Adela Ben-Yakar at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a laser 'microscalpel' that destroys a single cell while leaving nearby cells intact, which could improve the precision of surgeries for cancer, epilepsy and other diseases.

Posted: Jun 24th, 2008

Read more

Laser light as coolant for semiconductors

A team of scientists has just carried out the first detailed experimental study regarding photoluminescence up-conversion in semiconductor nanostructures. Based on this, the development of a vibration-free cooling of semiconductors might be possible.

Posted: Jun 24th, 2008

Read more

Upgrading Li-battery performance via nanotechnology

To meet the demand for batteries having higher energy density and improved cycle characteristics, in recent years, a great deal of attempt has been made to develop new electrode materials or design new structures of electrode materials.

Posted: Jun 24th, 2008

Read more

RSS Subscribe to our Nanotechnology Research News feed

Nanowerk on Facebook Engage with our Nanotechnology News on Facebook