Insights from BCC Research

Nanomaterials Offer Potential for Cancer Diagnosis and Destruction

Posted by Clayton Luz on Dec 6, 2016 10:45:00 AM

Nanomaterials have the potential for cancer diagnosis and therapy simultaneously. Separate investigations by researchers in France and in the United States suggest the results could be particularly effective for aggressive forms of cancer.

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Topics: Nanotechnology

South Korean Tech Giants Battle for UHD TV Display Supremacy

Posted by Clayton Luz on Oct 19, 2016 10:00:00 AM
quantdum_dot_technology.jpgIn this corner, fighting out of Samsung Town, South Korea, 10-time defending champion as the number one seller of TVs in the world, Samsung Electronics.
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Topics: Nanotechnology

Nanofiber-based Paper Filter Removes Viruses from Water

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jul 14, 2016 6:00:00 AM
A simple paper sheet can improve the quality of life for millions of people by removing resistant viruses from water. The sheet, made of cellulose nanofibers, is called the mille-feuille filter because its unique layered internal architecture resembles that of the French puff pastry mille-feuille (thousand leaves).
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Topics: Nanotechnology

3D Printing Technology Expands Through Nanotechnology

Posted by Clayton Luz on Apr 12, 2016 8:55:28 AM
nanowalls.jpgFrom smartphones to the operating interfaces of ticket machines and cash dispensers, touchscreens require transparent electrodes in order to recognize finger pressure. The glass surfaces of these devices are coated with a grid of barely visible gold or silver, the walls of which are so thin they’re barely visible.  Called nanowalls or nanowires, these new type of transparent electrodes offer great potential as transparent electrodes in display and solar cell applications.
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Topics: Nanotechnology