Wednesday, April 24, 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.

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Do high tech running shoes really help slower runners improve?

The University of Colorado Boulder asked the question of whether high tech running shoes really make a difference to the times of slower runners, or whether...
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Enhancing water quality: Cutting-edge graphene water filtration

The National Graphene Institute and LifeSaver are set to research the development of graphene water filtration technology, with the goal of creating a cutting-edge...
Developing graphene infused electrodes for lithium-ion batteries

Developing graphene infused electrodes for lithium-ion batteries

Elcora is developing high-rate, high capacity electrodes for lithium-ion batteries using graphene. Elcora is a vertically integrated company that mines, processes, refines, and adds value...
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The design, material and process opportunities for In-Mould Electronics

Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, the research director at IDTechEx, has published a report to identify the design, material and process innovation opportunities of the In-Mould...
An illustration of the project leading nanoparticle-based 2D thermal imaging technologies

The project leading nanoparticle-based 2D thermal imaging technologies

The Horizon 2020 FET-OPEN-funded project NanoTBTech is leading the change towards new thermal imaging technologies. At the dawn of medical science, way before the formal...
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How a nanosized amplifier boosts data transfer in a microchip

A nanosized amplifier significantly improves the data transfer inside a microchip, according to new findings of an international team of researchers from Aalto University...
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Iridium: Killing cancer cells with the metal that wiped out dinosaurs

Iridium, the rare metal from the meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs, can be attached to albumin, a protein in the blood to kill cancer...

Diagnosing lung cancer with a graphene biosensor

Could a graphene biosensor hold the key to advanced, early stage lung cancer diagnosis? The University of Exeter has developed a new technique which could...
"Graphene is now": The Graphene Pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2019

“Graphene is now”: The Graphene Pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2019

"Graphene is now" - The Graphene Pavilion from the Graphene Flagship is returning to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Graphene Pavilion is curated by...
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High value manufacturing: integrated computational materials engineering

Advances in materials science and computational capability have led to the multiscale modelling and simulation-based design of materials and systems for high value manufacturing. Integrated...

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