Friday, November 22, 2019

Materials & Nanotechnology News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Materials & Nanotechnology News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

Electron interactions in graphene

Electron interactions in graphene

Electrons in graphene move at the speed of light and behave as though they have no mass. Scientists at the University of Washington, USA,...
Printable biosensors made of graphene

Printable biosensors made of graphene

Scientists are now able to produce printable biosensors with graphene electrodes cheaply and simply with a roll-to-roll printing method. A prototype for production is...
Metal-organic framework: Nanoparticles engineered to image and treat cancer

Nanoparticles engineered to image and treat cancer

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories, US, have designed and synthesised nanoparticles that glow red and are stable, useful properties for tracking cancer growth and...
Graphene flagship – looking to the future

Graphene – looking to the future

The Graphene Flagship’s Professor Andrea Ferrari spoke to SciTech Europa Quarterly about some of the new and exciting developments taking place with regard to...
Graphene-enhanced materials – the sky is not the limit

Graphene – the sky is not the limit

SEQ spoke to UCLan’s Dr Robert Ansell and Professor Robert Walsh about the role of graphene-enhanced materials in the space and aerospace sectors. In 2017...
Contacting the molecular world through graphene nanoribbons

Contacting the molecular world through graphene nanoribbons

Scientists from CIC nanoGUNE, Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC), Materials Physics Center (CFM) and CiQUS (Center for Research on Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials),...
Using injectable nanocarriers for drug delivery

Using injectable nanocarriers for drug delivery

As nanomaterials can be programmed to travel the body and selectively target the sites of disease, so using nanocarriers for drug delivery improves the...
Hybrid nanotech device mimicking blood-brain barrier

Hybrid nanotech device mimicking blood-brain barrier

Researchers at the IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia have fabricated an artificial device reproducing a 1:1 scale model of the blood-brain barrier (BBB), the anatomical...
Researchers combine spintronics and nanophotonics

Researchers combine spintronics and nanophotonics

Researchers from the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at TU Delft, and the Netherlands AMOLF institute, have now found a way to convert spin information...
Lithium battery life could double by adding graphene

Lithium battery life could double by adding graphene

New research led by the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick has found an effective approach to replacing graphite in the...

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