By combining the best of nature and technology, nanoscientists can now turn sunlight into liquid fuel. Three pioneering researchers discuss this new form of sustainable energy and how nature still has them beat. WHAT IF WE COULD MAKE THE NATURAL GAS that heats our homes and the gasoline that powers our cars directly from the […]

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Nanotechnology could dramatically improve energy storage for electronics, cars, and buildings. By Wendy Koch, National Geographic Published November 17, 2014 Tiny is big in the quest to build batteries that store more energy for cars, buildings, and personal electronics even rv batteries. Nanosize batteries that are 80,000 times thinner than a human hair represent a […]

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Catharina Paukner is building a supersized graphene factory in Cambridge that can turn methane from landfill – or even cows – into modern-day black gold By Rebecca Burn-Callander, Enterprise Editor, 3:12PM GMT 06 Dec 2014 The birthplace of graphene – the one-atom-thick carbon – is Manchester University, where it was created by two physicists. But […]

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There’s no shortage of ideas about how to use nanotechnology, but one of the major hurdles is how to manufacture some of the new products on a large scale. Source: http://www.nanocomposites.net/amazing-science-the-future-of-assembly-lines-manufacturing-nanotechnology/  

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Editor’s Note: I have the distinct pleasure of knowing Drs Mirhri and Cengiz Ozkan for several years and have had them as speakers on previous NanoTecNexus forums.  They are brilliant and I congratulate them on this game-changing development. High-performance supercapacitor doubles performance of commercial alternatives… Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a […]

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Graphene Sees the Light: Sheets of Carbon Just One Atom Thick Could Be Used in Photovoltaic Cells Dec. 19, 2013 — Sheets of carbon just one atom thick could make effective transparent electrodes in certain types of photovoltaic cells. Graphene, a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon that is extremely strong and conducts electricity well, is the […]

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Nano Labs Corp : Reports Summarize Nanotechnology Findings from University of Amsterdam 01/02/2014 | 04:17pm US/Eastern Recommend: 0 By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News — Investigators discuss new findings in Nanotechnology. According to news reporting originating in Amsterdam, Netherlands, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, “In the current study we show the […]

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