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March 22, 2017
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Light-controlled gearbox for nanomachines



Paris, France (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Rewarded with a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2016, nanomachines provide mechanical work on the smallest of scales. Yet at such small dimensions, molecular motors can complete this work in only one direction. Researchers from the CNRS's Institut Charles Sadron, led by Nicolas Giuseppone, a professor at the Universite de Strasbourg, working in collaboration with the Laboratoire de mathematiques d'Orsay (CNRS/Universite Paris-Sud), have succeeded in developing more complex molecular machines that can ... read more

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Scientists created nanopowders for the synthesis of new aluminum alloys
Krasnoyarsk, Russia (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
The project received support from the Regional Science Foundation and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research in the competition for oriented interdisciplinary research in 2016. The results of the ... more
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Researchers develop new method to program nanoparticle organization in polymer thin films
Akron OH (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
Controlling the organization of nanoparticles into patterns in ultrathin polymer films can be accomplished with entropy instead of chemistry, according to a discovery by Dr. Alamgir Karim, UA's Good ... more
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New nano-implant could one day help restore sight
San Diego CA (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego and La Jolla-based startup Nanovision Biosciences Inc. have developed the nanotechnology and wireless electronics for a new type of reti ... more
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Shaping the future
Onna, Japan (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
While nanoparticles sound like a recent discovery, these tiny structures have been used for centuries. The famous Lycurgus cup, made by 4th century Roman artisans, features dichroic glass, with gold ... more
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The world's first international race for molecule-cars, the Nanocar Race is on
Paris, France (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
Nanocars will compete for the first time ever during an international molecule-car race on April 28-29, 2017 in Toulouse (south-western France). The vehicles, which consist of a few hundred atoms, w ... more
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Phonon nanoengineering: Vibrations of nanoislands dissipate heat more effectively
Warsaw, Poland (SPX) Mar 09, 2017
Europium silicide has for some time attracted the attention of scientists. Recognized as being promising for electronics and spintronics, this material has recently been submitted by a team of physi ... more
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Small nanoparticles have surprisingly big effects on polymer nanocomposites
Oak Ridge TN (SPX) Mar 09, 2017
Polymer nanocomposites mix particles billionths of a meter (nanometers, nm) in diameter with polymers, which are long molecular chains. Often used to make injection-molded products, they are common ... more
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Most complex nanoparticle crystal ever made by design
Evanston IL (SPX) Mar 03, 2017
The most complex crystal designed and built from nanoparticles has been reported by researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Michigan. The work demonstrates that some of nature's ... more
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Nano 'sandwich' offers unique properties
Houston TX (SPX) Feb 28, 2017
Rice University researchers have modeled a nanoscale sandwich, the first in what they hope will become a molecular deli for materials scientists. Their recipe puts two slices of atom-thick graphene ... more
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Scientists create a nano-trampoline to probe quantum behavior
Ramat Gan, Israel (SPX) Feb 24, 2017
A research group from Bar-Ilan University, in collaboration with French colleagues at CNRS Grenoble, has developed a unique experiment to detect quantum events in ultra-thin films. This novel resear ... more


Scientists decipher the nanoscale architecture of a beetle's shell

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Switched-on DNA spark nano-electronic applications
Tempe AZ (SPX) Feb 22, 2017
DNA, the stuff of life, may very well also pack quite the jolt for engineers trying to advance the development of tiny, low-cost electronic devices. Much like flipping your light switch at hom ... more
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Liquid metal nano printing set to revolutionize electronics
Melbourne, Australia (SPX) Feb 21, 2017
A new technique using liquid metals to create integrated circuits that are just atoms thick could lead to the next big advance for electronics. The process opens the way for the production of large ... more
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Nano-level lubricant tuning improves material for electronic devices and surface coatings
Chicago IL (SPX) Feb 17, 2017
Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), which is ubiquitously used as a solid lubricant, has recently been shown to have a two-dimensional (2D) form that is similar to graphene. But, when thinned down to less ... more
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Turning up the heat for perfect nano diamonds
Washington DC (SPX) Feb 15, 2017
Quantum mechanics, the physics that governs nature at the atomic and subatomic scale, contains a host of new physical phenomena to explore quantum states at the nanoscale. Though tricky, there are w ... more

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USAF seeks industry help for light attack aircraft experiment
Washington (UPI) Mar 21, 2017
The U.S. Air Force issued an invitation this week to industry to participate in a capability assessment of light attack aircraft. The live-fly experiment, part a broader Air Force effort to explore cost-effective attack platform options, will be held this summer at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The off-the-shelf aircraft from industry participants will be flown by service ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 17, 2017
Lockheed Martin to recoat U.S. Air Force F-22s
Washington (UPI) Mar 16, 2017
Boeing gets $3.2B for Apache sales to Saudi Arabia
Singapore (AFP) March 21, 2017
BOC Aviation orders 13 Boeing jets worth $1.4 bln
China Develops Spaceship Capable of Moon Landing
Beijing (Sputnik) Mar 13, 2017
Chinese state media is reporting that the country's space program has developed a craft capable of both landing on the moon and flying in low-Earth orbit. The new spacecraft is claimed to be able to accommodate multiple astronauts, according to spaceship engineer Zhang Bainian, who Science and Technology Daily cited as comparing the forthcoming ship to the Orion craft currently in developm ... more
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Twitter suspends more accounts linked to 'terrorism'
Washington (AFP) March 21, 2017
Twitter said Tuesday it suspended 376,890 accounts in the second half of 2016 for "promotion of terrorism," an increase of 60 percent over the prior six-month period. The latest suspensions bring the total number of blocked accounts to 636,248 from August 2015, when Twitter stepped up efforts to curb "violent extremism," the company announced as part of its latest transparency report. Th ... more
Washington (AFP) March 16, 2017
Russia runs up cyber score against US with Yahoo, election hacks
Washington (AFP) March 19, 2017
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Beijing (AFP) March 17, 2017
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Team Indus To Send Seven Experiments To The Moon Including Three From India
Bengaluru, India (IANS) Mar 17, 2017
Seven teams, including three from India, have qualified for the country's first private moon mission in December, space technology start-up TeamIndus said on Wednesday. "Teams Callisto, Ears and Kalpana from India, Space4Life from Italy, Lunadome from Britain, Killa Lab from Peru and Regolith Revolution from the US have qualified to fly their experiments to the lunar surface in our spacecr ... more
Tempe AZ (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
Sun Devils working for a chance to induce photosynthesis on our lunar neighbor
Washington (UPI) Mar 10, 2017
NASA finds missing LRO, Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiters
Washington (AFP) March 12, 2017
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Light-controlled gearbox for nanomachines
Paris, France (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Rewarded with a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2016, nanomachines provide mechanical work on the smallest of scales. Yet at such small dimensions, molecular motors can complete this work in only one direction. Researchers from the CNRS's Institut Charles Sadron, led by Nicolas Giuseppone, a professor at the Universite de Strasbourg, working in collaboration with the Laboratoire de mathematiqu ... more
Krasnoyarsk, Russia (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Scientists created nanopowders for the synthesis of new aluminum alloys
Akron OH (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
Researchers develop new method to program nanoparticle organization in polymer thin films
Paris, France (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
The world's first international race for molecule-cars, the Nanocar Race is on
Lithuania orders Bushmaster guns from Orbital ATK
Washington (UPI) Mar 16, 2017
Orbital ATK is to supply its Bushmaster M44 Chain Gun to Lithuania to arm the Lithuanian Army's new Vilkas 8X8 infantry fighting vehicles. The contract from the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defense calls for 90 guns, which will be integrated with a Rafael's Samson MKII Remote Weapons Station on the vehicles, the company said. Deliveries will begin this year but details of the ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 17, 2017
FNSS beings production for Turkish KORKUT armored vehicle
Washington (UPI) Mar 20, 2017
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Ashburn VA (SPX) Mar 17, 2017
Curtiss-Wright Expands Secure Manufacturing Capabilities for Sensitive U.S. DoD Aerospace and Defense Programs
Light-controlled gearbox for nanomachines
Paris, France (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Rewarded with a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2016, nanomachines provide mechanical work on the smallest of scales. Yet at such small dimensions, molecular motors can complete this work in only one direction. Researchers from the CNRS's Institut Charles Sadron, led by Nicolas Giuseppone, a professor at the Universite de Strasbourg, working in collaboration with the Laboratoire de mathematiqu ... more
Krasnoyarsk, Russia (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Scientists created nanopowders for the synthesis of new aluminum alloys
Akron OH (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
Researchers develop new method to program nanoparticle organization in polymer thin films
Paris, France (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
The world's first international race for molecule-cars, the Nanocar Race is on
Origami-inspired Robot Can Hitch a Ride with a Rover
Pasadena CA (JPL) Mar 21, 2017
The next rovers to explore another planet might bring along a scout. The Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER) in development at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, was inspired by origami. Its lightweight design is capable of flattening itself, tucking in its wheels and crawling into places rovers can't fit. Over the past year and a half, PUFFER has been tested ... more
Boston MA (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
'Tree-on-a-chip' passively pumps water for days
Washington DC (SPX) Mar 17, 2017
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Osaka, Japan (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
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FAA Approval Could Mean Big Things for UAS Adoption
McLean VA (SPX) Mar 17, 2017
arlier this year there was an announcement that could usher in a new era for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the United States. The Northern Plains UAS Test Site in North Dakota became the first such facility authorized to conduct beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations for UAS. By giving Northern Plains its stamp of approval, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is helping ... more
Moscow (Sputnik) Mar 21, 2017
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Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Mar 17, 2017
Rakuten and AirMap announce joint venture to bring unmanned traffic management platform to Japan
Washington DC (SPX) Mar 17, 2017
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Bushwhacking into Unexplored Transistor Territories
Washington DC (SPX) Mar 17, 2017
Since the advent of microelectronics in the mid-20th century, humanity has been on a nonstop sprint to eke more speed, power efficiency, and computational power from the sextillions (1021) of ever more miniaturized transistors that have come to underlie so much of the modern technoscape. Even so, the materials scientists, electrical engineers, and other specialists who are leading this dec ... more
Washington DC (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
Bonding chips using inkjet printers
Zurich, Switzerland (SPX) Mar 17, 2017
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Osaka, Japan (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
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Human 2 Mars Conference May 9-11 2017 - Washington DC
The strangeness of slow dynamics
Washington DC (SPX) Mar 17, 2017
In a recent article published in Physical Review Letters (PRL 118, 117202 (2017)), researchers from the Nanomagnetism group at nanoGUNE reported so-far unknown anomalies near dynamic phase transitions (DPTs). Such anomalies do not exist in corresponding thermodynamic phase transitions (TPTs), and thus, they constitute a distinct difference between DPTs and TPTs, even though their equivalen ... more
Moscow, Russia (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
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Bethesda MD (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Ecosystem For Near-Earth Space Control
Warwick UK (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Why water splashes: New theory reveals secrets
Art for art's sake: Calls for Hong Kong to get more creative
Hong Kong (AFP) March 21, 2017
Hong Kong will see a creative surge as Art Basel comes to town, but there's a push for a more permanent change to the visual landscape of the city better known for its business hustle than its art scene. Asia's largest art fair unveils its first preview Tuesday and has boosted Hong Kong's artistic credentials since it first launched in the city four years ago. A vibrant, wide-ranging "ar ... more
Beijing (AFP) March 21, 2017
Chinese police 'admit torture' of dead suspect
Hong Kong (AFP) March 17, 2017
Warhol Mao portrait goes under the hammer in Hong Kong
Hong Kong (AFP) March 17, 2017
Hong Kong protesters jailed for 3 years for anti-China clashes
InterDrone 2017 Las Vegas - Sept 6-8
NASA's swift mission maps a star's 'death spiral' into a Black Hole
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Some 290 million years ago, a star much like the sun wandered too close to the central black hole of its galaxy. Intense tides tore the star apart, which produced an eruption of optical, ultraviolet and X-ray light that first reached Earth in 2014. Now, a team of scientists using observations from NASA's Swift satellite have mapped out how and where these different wavelengths were produced in t ... more
New York NY (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
Radiation from nearby galaxies helped fuel first monster black holes
Boston MA (SPX) Mar 16, 2017
Scientists identify a black hole choking on stardust
Washington DC (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
Streamlining the measurement of phonon dispersion
Cells adapt ultra-rapidly to zero gravity
Zurich, Switzerland (SPX) Mar 01, 2017
Mammalian cells are optimally adapted to gravity. But what happens in the microgravity environment of space if the earth's pull disappears? Previously, many experiments exhibited cell changes - after hours or even days in zero gravity. Astronauts, however, returned to Earth without any severe health problems after long missions in space, which begs the question as to how capable cells are of ada ... more
Moscow, Russia (SPX) Feb 22, 2017
'Gravitational noise' interferes with determining distant sources
Chicago IL (SPX) Feb 17, 2017
New method uses heat flow to levitate variety of objects
Washington DC (SPX) Feb 14, 2017
Increasing the sensitivity of next-generation gravitational wave detectors
Dubai harvests desert sun at vast solar plant
Dubai (AFP) March 20, 2017
Dubai on Monday completed a solar plant big enough to power 50,000 homes as part of a plan to generate three-quarters of its energy from renewables by 2050. The 200 megawatt plant sprawls over 4.5 square kilometres (1.73 square miles) of desert and includes some 2.3 million photovoltaic panels. It is the second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Solar Park, which is set to pump ... more
London, UK (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
New solar energy plant to be installed on Barbuda
Washington (UPI) Mar 20, 2017
Sea change needed for low-carbon economy
Espoo, Finland (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Nanotube film may resolve longevity problem of challenger solar cells
OneWeb Satellites breaks ground on high-volume satellite manufacturing facility
Exploration Park FL (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
OneWeb Satellites LLC has broken ground to mark the beginning of construction on its estimated $85 million high-volume satellite manufacturing factory in Exploration Park, Florida. During a ceremony with Florida Governor Rick Scott, OneWeb Satellites CEO Brian Holz and Airbus Defense and Space Inc., President Mike Cosentino, it will be announced that the factory near NASA's Kennedy Space Center ... more
Davie FL (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Globalsat Sky and Space Global sign MoU for testing and offering satellite service in Latin America
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
Start-Ups at the Final Frontier
Moscow (AFP) March 20, 2017
Russia probes murder of senior space official in jail


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