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Nanorobots open blood brain barrier Apr 10, 2015

Canadian researchers may have developed a new way to treat brain disorders.

Technology update

Graphene oxide could make safe bioimplant material

A new detailed study from researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School on the carbon nanostructure’s biocompatibility.

Memristor could help make brain-like computer

First three-terminal memristive device could be used as a memory element in integrated circuits and next-generation computers.

Cheap carbon foam makes good battery catalyst

Nanostructure works just as well as expensive platinum/metal oxide-based materials for both the oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reactions.

Nanorobots open blood brain barrier

Canadian researchers may have developed a new way to treat brain disorders.

Nanotherapy for heart attacks and strokes

Nanoparticles loaded with a cholesterol-lowering drug reduce inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques.

Courses and events

Dielectrics 2015

2224 Apr 2015, National Physical Laboratory, Hampton Road, Teddington, TW11 0LW, United Kingdom.

Photonex Roadshow Scotland

3 Jun 2015, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

EuroNanoForum 2015

1012 Jun 2015, Riga, Latvia.

nanotechweb.org at the Faraday Discussions


     

Jacob Khurgin describes a possible ultimate limit to the plasmonic confinement of light.

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Electron microscopy reaches new heights

(with audio) Researchers gathered at the inauguration of the SuperSTEM 3 electron microscope in Daresbury, UK, told nanotechweb.org about their outlook for the equipment and its high-resolution spectroscopic and spatial capabilities.

Nanophotonics and plasmonics: a great look for the International Year of Light

Studies of the interactions of light with nanostructures have revealed behaviour that can be exploited in new devices for slowing, filtering, trapping, confining and enhancing light.

White papers

First-Order-Reversal-Curve (FORC) Measurements of Nano-Magnetic Materials

A white paper from Lake Shore Cryotronics.

An introduction to particle size characterisation by DCS

A white paper from Analytik Ltd.

Targeted patch clamping with ion conductance microscopy

A white paper from Park Systems.

ICM Image of Suspended Collagen Fibrils

A white paper from Park Systems.

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