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Kanazawa, Japan - Researchers at Kanazawa University monitored the emission of blue-green light from water-soluble tetraphenylethene mole...

Lighting the way to selective membrane imaging

An easy way to make millirobots by coating objects with a glue-like magnetic spray was developed in a joint research led by a scientist f...

Novel magnetic spray transforms objects into millirobots for biomedical applications

Current chemotherapy regimens slow cancer progression and save lives, but these powerful drugs affect both healthy and cancerous cells. N...

A DNA-based nanogel for targeted chemotherapy

Researchers have developed an ultrathin pressure sensor that can be attached directly to the skin. It can measure how fingers interact wi...

A pressure sensor at your fingertips

Osaka, Japan - A team of researchers at Osaka University has developed a nanopowder shaped like seaweed for a water filter to help remove...

A filter for environmental remediation

Materials scientists at Duke University have devised a simplified method for calculating the attractive forces that cause nanoparticles t...

Predicting forces between oddly shaped nanoparticles

Whether in solar cells, in photosynthesis or in the human eye: when light falls on the material, a green leaf or the retina, certain mole...

One-way street for electrons

In 1973, physicist and later Nobel laureate Philip W. Anderson proposed a bizarre state of matter: the quantum spin liquid (QSL). Unlike ...

A new candidate material for Quantum Spin Liquids

A group of researchers led by Sir Andre Geim and Dr Alexey Berdyugin at The University of Manchester have discovered and characterised a ...

Manchester group discover new family of quasiparticles in graphene-based materials

Current state-of-the-art techniques have clear limitations when it comes to imaging the smallest nanoparticles, making it difficult for r...

New technology allows more precise view of the smallest nanoparticles

When natural motion comes to mind, plants are most likely at the bottom of most people's list. The truth is that plants can perform compl...

Plant inspired: Printing self-folding paper structures for future mechatronics

The treatment of seawater, including its large-scale desalination, is a major challenge for our society. Reverse osmosis is one of the mo...

A biomimetic membrane for desalinating seawater on an industrial scale

Groundbreaking science is often the result of true collaboration, with researchers in a variety of fields, viewpoints and experiences com...

Clemson researchers decode thermal conductivity with light

Three-dimensional (3-D) nanostructured materials--those with complex shapes at a size scale of billionths of a meter--that can conduct el...

Making 3D nanosuperconductors with DNA

Researchers have developed a neuron-growing ink that uses the body's own electrical signals to precisely guide the growth of nerve cells....

Printable ink guides cell growth, offers nerve injury hope

'I've worked in this field for more than 10 years and have not seen anything like this.' A new synthetic protein nanoparticle capable of ...

Glioblastoma nanomedicine crosses into brain in mice, eradicates recurring brain cancer

Nanographene is a material that is anticipated to radically improve solar cells, fuel cells, LEDs and more. Typically the synthesis of th...

Tips for making nanographene

Researchers at Kanazawa University monitored the emission of blue-green light from water-soluble tetraphenylethene molecules adsorbed at ...

Lighting the way to selective membrane imaging

Thermo-electrochemical cells newly developed by researchers at Kyushu University offer a promising route to flexible and inexpensive devi...

Converting body heat to electricity efficiently

Small electronic circuits power our everyday lives, from the tiny cameras in our phones to the microprocessors in our computers. To make ...

Charges cascading along a molecular chain

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SANTA BARBARA, CA , Nov. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SunHydrogen, Inc. (OTC: HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, today has announced an adjustment to the manufacturing process that will extend the lifetime of the hydrogen producing solar cell assembly by using a new combination of polymers to protect the device from photocorrosion of the solar cells. While the upgrade has caused a delay in production, the outcome has been a considerably improved product and process. The 100 demonstration panels are now back in full manufacturing mode.

Nov 13 2020

SunHydrogen Improves Hydrogen Production Device in Manufacturing Process

MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CatalYm GmbH, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel cancer immunotherapies, today announced the closing of its EUR50 million Series B financing round. The financing was led by Vesalius Biocapital III and joined by Novartis Venture Fund (NVF), Wachstumsfonds Bayern, coparion and founding investors Forbion and BioGeneration Ventures. Representatives from Vesalius Biocapital III, NVF and Wachstumsfonds Bayern will join the Board.

Nov 10 2020

CatalYm raises EUR50 million to advance GDF-15 antibody into clinical trials for checkpoint-inhibitor refractory patients

Cottonwood Technology Fund is a venture capital and private equity company that is willing to invest in companies in the pre-revenue/pre-product stage. The VC firm invests in sectors including nanotechnology, robotics, and the automotive industry.

Nov 06 2020

Cottonwood Technology Fund announces new VC fund; plans to invest in North European tech startups

Allen & Gledhill, TMI Associates, Haiwen & Partners and YKVN have advised Nanofilm Technologies International on its S$470.1 million ($346 million) initial public offering on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading (SGX-ST), with Allen & Overy and JunHe counselling the issue managers and bookrunners.

Nov 05 2020

A&G, A&O lead on nanotech firm’s $346 mln SGX IPO

In 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy established LaserNetUS, a network of facilities operating ultrapowerful lasers. Organized and funded through DOE’s Office of Fusion Energy Sciences (FES), the new network was created to provide vastly improved access to unique lasers for researchers, and to help restore the U.S.’s once-dominant position in high-intensity laser research. Now, new DOE funding totaling $18 million, including $1 million for user support, will be distributed among 10 partner institutions and will continue and expand LaserNetUS operations for three years.

Nov 01 2020

LaserNetUS High-Power Laser Consortium, Including Berkeley Lab, Receives $18M From the U.S. DOE

On October 27, 2020, the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative published the National Nanotechnology Initiative Supplement to the President’s 2021 Budget (Supplement), which serves as the annual report for NNI, called for under the provisions of the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act. According to the Supplement, the President’s 2021 budget requests more than $1.7 billion for NNI, with an increased investment in the foundational research intended to lead to discoveries that will advance a wide range of areas.

Oct 27 2020

NNI Publishes Supplement to President’s 2021 Budget Request

Before diving into nanotech stocks to watch it’s important to consider what “nano” is and what it promises. Nano means billionth. Micro, which we are more familiar with, means millionth. Thus, nanotech exists on a scale 1,000 times smaller than the scale on which microtechnology does. Because of this, companies that compete in nanotechnology represent revolutionary advancements.

Oct 23 2020

5 Nanotech Stocks to Buy for Huge Innovation

China will intensify support for basic research and aim for more breakthroughs in the area, a Chinese official said on Wednesday.
Research is key to a country's scientific and technological innovation ability, and China will give higher priority to basic research and its applications, Wang Zhigang, Minister of Science and Technology, told a press conference.

Oct 22 2020

China intensifies support for basic research

Eden Prairie, Minn., Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NVE Corporation (Nasdaq: NVEC) announced today financial results for the quarter and six months ended September 30, 2020.
Total revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2021 decreased 33% to $4.38 million from $6.50 million for the the prior-year quarter. The decrease was due to a 33% decrease in product sales and a 29% decrease in contract research and development revenue. Net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2021 decreased 42% to $2.22 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, compared to $3.82 million, or $0.79 per share, for the prior-year quarter.

Oct 21 2020

NVE Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results and Announces Quarterly Dividend

Advanced NanoTherapies, Inc., a privately-held medical device company committed to exploring nanotechnology for enhanced drug uptake and sustained retention, today announced it has closed on the final tranche of its seed-round financing for a total of $5.3 million as a result of achieving a successful pre-clinical milestone. Funding came from a variety of angel investment sources in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, including venture funding from Cleveland Clinic and ForMed Ventures of Taiwan.

Oct 13 2020

Advanced NanoTherapies Raises $5.3 Million in Seed-Round Financing