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Nano-magnets produce three-dimensional images

Conventional 3D displays, such as stereo displays with glasses and glass-free autostereoscopic displays, show two-dimensional images for each eye. Therefore users experience incongruity and...

FinanceCamp North East

FinanceCamp North East is being pitched as the smart new way for regional businesses to secure the right kind of investment to fit their plans for growth.    This new...

Graphene sensor detects harmful air pollution in the home

Scientists from the University of Southampton in partnership with the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) have developed a graphene-based sensor and switch that can...

First-ever videos show how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale and speed of sound

Using a state-of-the-art ultrafast electron microscope, University of Minnesota researchers have recorded the first-ever videos showing how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale...

Ultrathin organic material enhances e-skin display

University of Tokyo researchers have developed an ultrathin, ultraflexible, protective layer and demonstrated its use by creating an air-stable, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display....

Penn Engineers Develop First Transistors Made Entirely of Nanocrystal ‘Inks’

The transistor is the most fundamental building block of electronics, used to build circuits capable of amplifying electrical signals or switching them between the 0s and 1s at the heart of...

Innovate UK invests £561 million to back cutting-edge UK firms

Innovate UK is to invest £561 million in innovation over the next 12 months and take a more focused and efficient approach to supporting innovative UK companies.   The delivery...

Innovative Exeter research pioneers nanotechnology for gas sensing

A team of scientists from the University of Exeter have created a new type of device that could be used to develop cost-effective gas sensors.   The pioneering team, which...

Are you involved with the analysis of Nanomaterials?

NPL is seeking your input in order to help shape the future measurement of Nanomaterials in the UK. Please tell us about any measurement needs you may have. Some examples of these might be: ...

Pitch to Richard Branson to win a share of £1m

VOOM 2016 takes place over 14 weeks, including a huge public vote, a 29-hour Pitchathon (a Guinness World Records attempt) and a series of competitive face-to-face workshops. Competition...

No more washing: nano-enhanced textiles clean themselves with light

A spot of sunshine is all it could take to get your washing done, thanks to pioneering nano research into self-cleaning textiles.   Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne,...

Researchers invent tougher plastic with 50 percent renewable content

Your car’s bumper is probably made of a moldable thermoplastic polymer called ABS, shorthand for its acrylonitrile, butadiene and styrene components. Light, strong and tough, it is also the...

The first practical telecommunications laser monolithically grown on a silicon substrate

A group of researchers from UCL Electronic & Electrical Engineering and the London Centre for Nanotechnology, working with colleagues at Cardiff University and the University of Sheffield...

New material could make aircraft deicers a thing of the past

Instead of applying a deicing agent to strip ice from an aircraft’s wings before stormy winter takeoffs, airport personnel could in the future just watch chunks slide right off without lifting...

Making electronics safer with perovskites

A team of scientists from Hokkaido University and the multinational electronics company TDK Corporation in Japan has developed a method to improve the insulating  properties of the...

New Soft Material Could Reduce Complications for Women Suffering from Urinary Incontinence

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed a novel implantable material which could reduce the number of debilitating side-effects that occur as a result of using a material that...

Commercialising the counterintuitive: A Review of Auxetics in the UK

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has released a report examining the current research and implementation of auxetic materials within the UK.    A Review of Auxetics in...

Invitation to co-badge events with Venturefest Scotland 2016

Venturefest Scotland returns to Glasgow Science Centre on 1 September 2016 to connect ambitious Scottish SMEs with entrepreneurs, academics, innovators and investors. Building on...

The secret to 3D graphene? Just freeze it...

Discovered in 2004, graphene is one million times thinner than a human hair, 300 times stronger than steel and it’s the best known conductor of heat and electricity. These qualities could,...

Ames Laboratory will lead new consortium to research caloric materials, advance refrigeration technology

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory will be the home of a new research consortium for the discovery and development of more environmentally friendly and energy-efficient...
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