nanowires

Thinnest nanowire will make computing super fast


September 20th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) World's thinnest nanowires will drive computers super fast in the near future using light, a new research claims.Nanowires will use a 'photonic chip' at its core ... Read more...

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Novel nanowires to make fuel cells more durable and efficient


April 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01(ANI): Engineers at the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science have created a new fuel cell catalyst system using nanowires made of a novel material that boosts long-term performance ... Read more...

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Scientists develop nanoscale ‘Etch-a-Sketch’ light sensor


November 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have created a nanoscale light sensor that can be combined with near-atomic-size electronic circuitry to produce hybrid optic and electronic devices with ... Read more...

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Electrified nano filter ‘to kill 98pc of disease-causing bacteria in water’


October 14th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Scientists are reporting development and successful initial tests of an inexpensive new filtering technology that kills up to 98 percent of disease-causing bacteria in water in seconds without ... Read more...

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Silicon ‘can radically increase capacity of lithium-ion batteries’


October 14th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists have found that silicon can radically increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries."The anode, or negative, side of today's batteries is made ... Read more...

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New material could lead to intelligent, self-powered microrobots


September 30th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): A new type of power-producing piezoelectric material that can perform simple calculations, could lead to a whole new class of intelligent, self-powered micorobots.Power-producing piezoelectric materials are getting smarter, ... Read more...

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Soon, cell phones to be powered by conversations!


September 14th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): The more you talk, the longer your cell phone battery will last - that's the future scientists have predicted with a new technology that converts sound to electricity.Scientists ... Read more...

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Now, a filter that purifies water 80,000 times faster than bacteria-trapping filters


September 1st, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): By dipping plain cotton cloth in a high-tech broth full of silver nanowires and carbon nanotubes, Stanford researchers have developed a new high-speed, low-cost filter that purifies water ... Read more...

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Copper nanowires could pave way for foldable iPad


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Researchers at Duke University have found a simple way to make tiny copper nanowires in quantity.The cheap conductors are small enough to be transparent, making them ideal for ... Read more...

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Silver and gold nanowires to improve touch screens


May 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Silver and gold nanowires can improve touch screen flexibility and durability, say scientists from Stanford University.Rather than the protective glass that shatters when dropped, wires can be ... Read more...

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Germanium ’tissue paper’ could stop a bullet, power an iPod


April 28th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Tissue paper could soon be used to make bulletproof vests and harness solar energy, suggests a new American research.Tissue paper, made from normally brittle germanium and silicon, contains ... Read more...

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Now, cotton T-shirt that can literally fend off bullets


April 12th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): An ordinary cotton T-shirt can be converted into body armour, thanks to scientists from South Carolina, Switzerland and China.They combined the carbon in the cotton with boron to ... Read more...

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Scientists develop world’s tiniest superconductor


March 30th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Scientists have developed the world's tiniest superconductor -- a sheet of four pairs of molecules less than a nanometre wide. The Ohio University (OU)-led study provides the first ... Read more...

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New approach to trapping sunlight with silicon nanowires


March 5th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are developing a new approach, which would use silicon nanowires to better trap sunlight for future renewable green energy ... Read more...

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Breakthrough could make electronic devices smaller and cars more energy efficient


February 26th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): In a breakthrough, engineers at Princeton University have paved the way for the development of new materials that could make electronic devices smaller and cars more energy efficient. ... Read more...

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Carpet of silicon whiskers could make solar cells cheaper


February 15th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Reports indicate that a new solar-cell design based on a carpet of silicon rods could produce electricity at a fraction of the cost of conventional solar devices.According ... Read more...

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Kentucky Universities to receive $500k for commercialization of new technologies


February 13th, 2010 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Six awards totaling $556,137 will be given to Kentucky State Universities in order to help them commercialize promising emerging technologies, Governor Steve Beshear announced on Friday.The Kentucky ... Read more...

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Now, silicon-germanium nanowires for smaller, more powerful electronic devices


December 10th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A research team led by an Indian-origin scientist has successfully grown silicon-germanium semiconducting nanowires for potential use in next-generation transistors.Scientists from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering ... Read more...

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Rapid cardiac biomarker testing system developed


December 9th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A rapid and sensitive integrated system to test simultaneously for specific cardiac biomarkers in finger prick amount of blood has been developed by scientists at Singapore's Institute of ... Read more...

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Paper Battery invented by scientists at Stanford University


December 9th, 2009 - 2:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stanford, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a starling development scientists at the Stanford University have come out with a noble invention and which is making battery out of ordinary paper. It could ... Read more...

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How to turn paper into an instant battery


December 8th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): Scientists at Stanford University, US, are harnessing nanotechnology to quickly produce ultra-lightweight, bendable batteries and supercapacitors in the form of everyday paper.Simply coating a sheet of paper with ... Read more...

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Nano bubblegum to enhance drug delivery in the gut


November 10th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist from the University of California, San Francisco is on her way to design devices that will help to enhance drug delivery in the gut.Many drugs ... Read more...

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Bacteria with tiny projections can make efficient fuel cells


September 7th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 7 (ANI): A team of scientists has isolated bacteria with large numbers of tiny projections called pili, which were more efficient at transferring electrons to generate power in fuel ... Read more...

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Bacteria can help convert waste to power


September 7th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bacteria that generate power could be used in microbial fuel cells to convert waste into electricity, according to the latest research. University of Massachusetts (U-M) researchers isolated ... Read more...

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New microbe strain can make more electricity


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): In new experiments with Geobacter, the sediment-loving microbe, Derek Lovley and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst supervised the evolution of a new microbe strain that ... Read more...

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Platinum nanowires may pave way for more efficient fuel cells


March 12th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Rochester have created long platinum nanowires that may lead to the development of commercially viable fuel cells. It is believed that the new ... Read more...

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Electronic biological chips bring ultra-portable detectors closer to reality


January 16th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): A new study has raised Penn State researchers hopes for the development of a handheld device that will recognize and immediately report on a wide variety of ... Read more...

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Silicon nanowires may revolutionise computer and electronics industries


November 14th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): IBM and Purdue University researchers say that future computers and consumer electronics may be based on tiny structures called silicon nanowires, as they form the same way ... Read more...

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Sensitive nanowire disease detectors developed


October 11th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Scientists at Yale University have created nanowire sensors with simple microprocessor electronics, which are not only sensitive but also specific enough to be used for point-of-care (POC) ... Read more...

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Nanowire mesh to act as paper towel to clean up oil spills


May 31st, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have developed a mat of nanowires, with the touch and feel of paper, which could be an important new tool ... Read more...

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Now, a low-cost fabrication method for integrating nanowire devices directly onto silicon


May 9th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers at Harvard University and their German collaborators have devised a way to fabricate nanowire photonic and electronic integrated circuits.The researchers insist that their work may ... Read more...

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Lifting missing fingerprints from human skin


May 3rd, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (IANS) In the battle against crime, forensic experts have enlisted a tool that would lift missing fingerprints from the human skin and help nab the killer! The portable system, ... Read more...

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Arizona researchers develop worlds fastest nanomotors


May 2nd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 2 (ANI): Arizona researchers have made a breakthrough development by making a new generation of sub-microscopic nanomotors that are up to 10 times more powerful than existing motors.The ... Read more...

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Sticky nanotubes hold key to creating standards for nano-manufacturing


April 29th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin and his team have precisely measured the forces required to peel tiny nanotubes off of other materials, opening up the possibility of ... Read more...

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Car windscreens that display a restaurants menu may soon be a reality


April 10th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Scientists have reached a step closer to realising car windscreens that will display the menu of cuisines being served at a users favourite restaurant on a particular ... Read more...

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