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Nanosensors could help determine tumors’ ability to remodel tissue: Measuring enzyme levels could help doctors select appropriate treatments

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MIT researchers have designed nanosensors that can profile tumors and may yield insight into how they will respond to certain therapies. The system is based on levels of enzymes called proteases, whic...

Innovation in Nanotechnology is Focus of Symposium: Annual event brings international experts to Northwestern Oct. 6

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•Latest understanding of how materials’ properties change when shrunk to nanoscale •Presenters to discuss advances, issues and applications of nanotechnology •Symposium is free and open to the publi...

Cambrios at CEATEC - Japan 2016

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Cambrios Advanced Materials Corporation, which was formed to continue research, development and sales of silver nanowire inks based on Cambrios Technologies innovations in solution coated transparent...

Picosun patents ALD nanolaminate to prevent electronics from overheating

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Picosun Oy, the leading provider of high quality industrial ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) technology, has patented a novel ALD nanolaminate to protect electronics such as smartphones, tablets, compute...

Leti and Taiwanese Tech Organizations Sponsoring Workshop in Taipei on MEMS, IoT, Smart Lighting Applications, System Reliability & Security

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Oct. 3 Event Features Leti Experts on MEMS, IoT Communication Solutions,Smart Lighting and Display Applications, and System Reliability & Security.

Oxford Instruments systems now facilitate water purification technology

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As key providers of leading edge process technology equipment for HBLED manufacture, Oxford Instruments has been a major part of the HBLED industry since its very beginning. Now the company’s systems...

Dr Barbara Armbruster promoted to Worldwide Sales and Marketing Director for XEI Scientific

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XEI Scientific, the leading supplier of Evactron® remote RF plasma de-contaminators for electron microscopes, announced the promotion of Dr Barbara Armbruster to the position of Worldwide Sales and Ma...

Fighting cancer with sticky nanoparticles

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Sticky nanoparticles that deliver drugs precisely to their targets — and then stay there — could play a crucial role in fighting ovarian and uterine cancers.

Gold nanoparticles conjugated quercetin inhibits epithelial-mesenchymal transition, angiogenesis and invasiveness via EGFR/VEGFR-2 mediated pathway in breast cancer

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Epidermal growth factor plays a critical role in breast malignancies by enhancing cell proliferation, invasion, angiogenesis and metastasis. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a crucial proces...

UNAM develops successful nano edible coating which increases life food

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In order to extend the life of fruits and vegetables and preserve them for longer refrigeration, UNAM researchers developed an edible coating with added functional ingredients applied to freshly cut f...

Transforming Nanomanufacturing-NSF Progresses Fundamental Science to Impact Future Manufacturing

National Nanomanufacturing Network - September 29, 2016 - 11:30am
Jeff Morse, PhDThe emerging capabilities in nanomanufacturing for systematic control and manufacturing across multiple length scales are evolving into the next generations of nanotechnology-enabled products.

NSF awards $94 million to create four new Science and Technology Centers

National Nanomanufacturing Network - September 29, 2016 - 11:12am
Robert J. Margetta, NSFAmbitious, complex research that leads to breakthrough discoveries requires large-scale, long-term investments.

Livermore scientists Purify Copper Nanowires

National Nanomanufacturing Network - September 29, 2016 - 10:32am
Anne M Stark, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory NewsCell phones and Apple watches could last a little longer due to a new method to create copper nanowires.

Memristor behaves like a synapse

Nanotechweb - September 29, 2016 - 6:56am
New device could be used as a key element in integrated circuits and next-generation computers that mimic how the human brain works.

International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology – ICONAN 2016

InterNano - Upcoming Events - September 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
ConferenceWednesday, September 28, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016Paris, France http://premc.org/iconan2016/ he International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology is an annual gathering with high-profile plenary speakers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibitions and afterworks. It is the perfect opportunity to network, learn from others and improve your own skills and knowledge. Targeted drug delivery and nanocarriers Nanomedicine for cancer diagnosis & therapy Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors Tissue engineering and regenerative nanomedicine Toxicology and risk assessment of nanomedicine systems Nano-Imaging for diagnosis, therapy and delivery Bionanocatalysis and nanobiosystems Microfluidics in nanomedicine and nanobiology

Nanomaterial Safety Assessment Conference

InterNano - Upcoming Events - September 28, 2016 - 9:11am
ConferenceTuesday, February 7, 2017 to Thursday, February 9, 2017Málaga, Spain http://www.nmsaconference.eu/ Jointly organized by five major FP7 projects NANOSOLUTIONS, GUIDEnano, SUN, NanoMILE and eNanoMapper, the conference aims at presenting the main results achieved in the course of the projects fostering a discussion about their impact in the nanosafety field and possibilities for future research programmes. Conference topics Hazard assessment along the life cycle of nano-enabled products Exposure assessment along the life cycle of nano-enabled products Risk assessment & management Systems biology approaches in nanosafety Categorization & grouping of nanomaterials Nanosafety infrastructure Safe by design

Nanomaterial Safety Assessment Conference

National Nanomanufacturing Network - September 28, 2016 - 9:11am
ConferenceTuesday, February 7, 2017 to Thursday, February 9, 2017Málaga, Spain http://www.nmsaconference.eu/ Jointly organized by five major FP7 projects NANOSOLUTIONS, GUIDEnano, SUN, NanoMILE and eNanoMapper, the conference aims at presenting the main results achieved in the course of the projects fostering a discussion about their impact in the nanosafety field and possibilities for future research programmes. Conference topics Hazard assessment along the life cycle of nano-enabled products Exposure assessment along the life cycle of nano-enabled products Risk assessment & management Systems biology approaches in nanosafety Categorization & grouping of nanomaterials Nanosafety infrastructure Safe by design

Crystalline Fault Lines Provide Pathway for Solar Cell Current: New tomographic AFM imaging technique reveals that microstructural defects, generally thought to be detrimental, actually improve conductivity in cadmium telluride solar cells

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of scientists studying solar cells made from cadmium telluride, a promising alternative to silicon, has discovered that microscopic "fault lines" within and between crystals of the material act...

Researchers at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology show that bending semiconductors generates electricity

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
The discovery, published today in Nature, is a significant breakthrough in solid state physics and is also potentially relevant for technology. The phenomenon, called flexoelectricity, arises from the...

Chains of nanogold – forged with atomic precision

Nanotech-Now - September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at Nanoscience Center of University of Jyväskylä in Finland have succeeded in producing short chains and rings of gold nanoparticles with unprecedented precision. They used a special kind...