Researchers enhance biocompatibility of stainless steel for implants
The biocompatibility and corrosion-resistance of 316L stainless steel, which is used in medical implants, has been enhanced by an Iranian research team at the Institute of Materials and Energy (MERC).
Iranian nano carpets exported to 25 countries in 2018
An Iranian firm producing nanotechnology-enhanced carpets exported its high quality products to 25 countries around the world in 2018.
Researchers develop cheap, precise nanosensor for metal detection in food
An Iranian team of researchers at University of Kurdistan has developed a cheap yet precise ultrasensitive nanosensor for detection of heavy metals in food and water.
Researchers use nanocrystals in healing wounds
A research team at Amirkabir University in collaboration with a team at the University of Minnesota have developed a nanocrystal which can accelerate the wound healing process.
Iran registered nanotech. patents up by 68% in 2018
According to the Statnano portal, the number of registered nanotechnology patents by Iran in Europe and the US has grown by 68% in 2018. There has been a significant growth in the number of registered patents by Iran in the nanotechnology area, Iran Nanotechnology Inovation Council (INIC) reports. According to the Statnano portal, 13,050 patents have […]
Researchers develop nano-catalyst to replace chem. solvents with water
A research team in Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute and Alzahra University has synthesized a novel nano-catalyst which can help the industry replace chemical solvents with water. Usually, industrial reactions take place in chemical solvents which have numerous environmental side-effects. Replacing these chemical solvents not only can reduce the industrial pollutants, but it also helps […]
Researchers design polymeric nanocarrier to target cancer cells
A research team at Isfahan University in cooperation with a Japanese team designed a nanocarrier to deliver anti-cancer drugs. According to Iran Nanotechnology Innovation Council (INIC), the research team synthesized a nanocarrier based on graphene oxide which can deliver anti-cancer drugs to cancer cells. This prototype is environment-friendly, the solubility of the carrier is improved […]