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MRI, on a molecular scale: Researchers develop system that could one day peer into the atomic structure of individual molecules

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
For decades, scientists have used techniques like X-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMR) to gain invaluable insight into the atomic structure of molecules, but such efforts...
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Iranian Researchers Present New Model to Strengthen Superconductivity at Higher Temperatures

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian scientists from Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences in Zanjan presented a new model that expresses the possibility for the formation of superconductivity properties at high temper...
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Iranian Researchers Produce New Anti-Cancer Drug from Turmeric

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University produced a new drug capable of detecting and removing cancer cells using turmeric.
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'Exotic' material is like a switch when super thin

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Cornell University and Brookhaven National Laboratory have shown how to switch a particular transition metal oxide, a lanthanum nickelate (LaNiO3), from a metal to an insulator by mak...
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Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
A significant breakthrough could revolutionize surgical practice and regenerative medicine. A team led by Ludwik Leibler from the Laboratoire Matière Molle et Chimie (CNRS/ESPCI Paris Tech) and Didier...
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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Introduces the MFP-3D InfinityTM AFM Featuring Powerful New Capabilities and Stunning High Performance

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research announces the new MFP-3D Infinity Atomic Force Microscope (AFM). The MFP-3D Infinity is the new flagship of the Asylum Research MFP-3DTM AFM family with dramatic per...
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Conductive Inks: booming to $2.8 billion by 2024

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
By Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Head of Consulting, IDTechEx The conductive ink and paste business is a large market that will generate $1.6 billion in 2014 in revenue at the ink/paste level. This marke...
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Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
A Dana-Farber/Boston Children's and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the...
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Thinnest feasible membrane produced

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers have produced a stable porous membrane that is thinner than a nanometre. This is a 100,000 times thinner than the diameter of a human hair. The membrane consists of two layers of the much...
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More effective kidney stone treatment, from the macroscopic to the nanoscale

Nanotech-Now - April 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers in France have hit on a novel method to help kidney stone sufferers ensure they receive the correct and most effective treatment possible.
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High-temperature plasmonics eyed for solar, computer innovation

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2014 - 7:45am
New "plasmonic metamaterials" that operate at high temperatures could radically improve solar cell performance and bring advanced computer data storage technology that uses heat to record information...
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INSCX™ exchange to present Exchange trade reporting mechanism for engineered nanomaterials (NMs) to UK regulation agencies, insurers and upstream/downstream users

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2014 - 7:45am
INSCX™ exchange announces details of a Seminar with attendees from UK regulation, enforcement, toxicology agencies, insurers, upstream and downstream users to present the Exchange mechanism for real-t...
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Transparent Conductive Films and Sensors Are Hot Segments in Printed Electronics: Start-ups in these fields show above-average momentum, while companies working on emissive displays such as OLED are fading, Lux Research says

Nanotech-Now - April 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Transparent conductive films (TCFs) - used in touchscreens - and sensors are currently the hottest sectors in printed, flexible and organic electronics, based on an analysis of start-up companies' per...
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Gateway opens for tuning diamond devices

Nanotechweb - April 18, 2014 - 7:12am
Solid-state gate structures bring an unprecedented level control to the state of defect centres in diamond, which may be useful in quantum computing, sensing and applications using single photon sources.
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Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity: X-rays reveal how rapidly vanishing 'charge stripes' may be behind laser-induced high-temperature superconductivity

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A new study pins down a major factor behind the appearance of superconductivity-the ability to conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency-in a promising copper-oxide material.
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'Life Redesigned: The Emergence of Synthetic Biology' Lecture at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, April 30: Biomedical Engineer James Collins to Speak for BSA Distinguished Lecture Series

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Biomedical engineer James Collins of Boston and Harvard universities and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture, titled "Life Redesigned: The Emergence of Synthetic...
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ECHA Planning Workshop on Regulatory Challenges in the Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will hold a topical scientific workshop on October 23-24, 2014, on regulatory challenges in the risk assessment of nanomaterials.
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Lumerical files a provisional patent that extends the standard eigenmode expansion propagation technique to better address waveguide component design. Lumerical’s EME propagation tool will address a wide set of waveguide applications in silicon photonics

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Lumerical Solutions, Inc., a global provider of photonic design software, today announced the filing of a provisional patent application titled, "Method to improve the accuracy of mode matching method...
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Scientists observe quantum superconductor-metal transition and superconducting glass: A team including MIPT physicist observed quantum superconductor-metal transition and superconducting glass

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
The article "Collapse of superconductivity in a hybrid tin-grapheme Josephson junction array'" (authors: Zheng Han, Adrien Allain, Hadi Arjmandi-Tash,Konstantin Tikhonov, Mikhail Feigelman, Benjamin S...
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UT Arlington physicist creates new nanoparticle for cancer therapy

Nanotech-Now - April 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cance...
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