News tagged with nanoscience

Chemists make breakthrough in nanoscience research

A team of scientists led by Eugenia Kumacheva of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Toronto has discovered a way to predict the organization of nanoparticles in larger forms by treating them much the same as ...

Jul 12, 2010
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NanoYou Film Talks Tiny

How tiny is 'Tiny'? Well it's nano, and nano is everywhere. It gives butterflies their colour and geckos their sticky feet; it can make water-proof plants and honey-proof spoons; help us cure diseases and help stop climate ...

May 05, 2010
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Vigilance needed in nanotechnology

University of Calgary chemistry professor David Cramb is a step closer to helping solve a complex problem in nanotechnology: the impact nanoparticles have on human health and the environment.

Mar 03, 2010
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The World's Smallest Spontaneous Atomic Valentine

(PhysOrg.com) -- Palladium atoms placed on a carbon base spontaneously formed into an 8 nanometer heart at the University of Birmingham’s Nanoscale Physics Research Laboratory this week. Just in time for ...

Feb 14, 2010 weblog
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Imaging the inner workings of single molecules

With $20 million over five years from the National Science Foundation, UC Irvine scientists hope to become the first ever to make real-time videos of single molecules in action - a feat that has proved elusive ...

Aug 17, 2009
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