Nano News & Events

Arrowhead to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Nanotech-Now - June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it will present at two upcoming investor conferences.
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Technology using microwave heating may impact electronics manufacture

Nanotech-Now - June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Engineers at Oregon State University have successfully shown that a continuous flow reactor can produce high-quality nanoparticles by using microwave-assisted heating - essentially the same forces tha...
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Snowballs to soot: The clumping density of many things seems to be a standard

Nanotech-Now - June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Particles of soot floating through the air and comets hurtling through space have at least one thing in common: 0.36. That, reports a research group at the National Institute of Standards and Technolo...
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Charging Portable Electronics in 10 Minutes: Researchers develop new architecture for lithium-ion battery anodes that far outperform the current standard

Nanotech-Now - June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a three-dimensional, silicon-decorated, cone-shaped carbon-nanotube cluster architecture for lithium...
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**PPPL receives $4.3 million to increase understanding of the role that plasma plays in synthesizing nanoparticles**

Nanotech-Now - June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has received some $4.3 million of DOE Office of Science funding, over three years, to develop an increased understandin...
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The new digital piezo controller d-Drive pro: Highest resolution and simultanous regulation of 3 axes

Nanotech-Now - June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
piezosystem jena presents the d-Drive pro, the latest generation of digital control electronics for piezo actuators. These piezoelectric ceramic based actuating systems and piezo stages are mainly use...
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Designing Ion ‘Highway Systems’ for Batteries: A McCormick team advanced the understanding of plastics for battery application

Nanotech-Now - June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Since the early 1970s, lithium has been the most popular element for batteries: it's the lightest of all metals and has the greatest electrochemical potential.
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Berkeley Lab researchers create nanoparticle thin films that self-assemble in 1 minute

Nanotech-Now - June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
The days of self-assembling nanoparticles taking hours to form a film over a microscopic-sized wafer are over. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laborat...
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Insulating or metallic? Bilayer graphene patches can be both

Nanotechweb - June 11, 2014 - 4:28am
New study could help in the development of RF transistors from the carbon sheet and perhaps even allow it to be employed as a metrological resistance standard
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Targeting tumors using silver nanoparticles: A new platform developed at UCSB increases the efficiency of drug delivery and allows excess particles to be washed away

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have designed a nanoparticle that has a couple of unique — and important — properties. Spherical in shape and silver in composition, it is encased in a shell coated with...
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Shatterproof screens that save smartphones

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Akron polymer scientists have developed a transparent electrode that could change the face of smartphones, literally, by making their displays shatterproof.
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Iranian Firms, INIC Present Nano-Based Products in Iran Agro Food 2014

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council participated in Iran Agro Food 2014 Exhibition in association with five companies active in the field of nanotechnology in agriculture and foodstuff industri...
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Opening a wide window on the nano-world of surface catalysis

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Surface catalysts are notoriously difficult to study mechanistically, but scientists at the University of South Carolina and Rice University have shown how to get real-time reaction information from A...
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Evolution of a Bimetallic Nanocatalyst

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Atomic-scale snapshots of a bimetallic nanoparticle catalyst in action have provided insights that could help improve the industrial process by which fuels and chemicals are synthesized from natural g...
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Short nanotubes target pancreatic cancer: Rice, MD Anderson scientists refine technique for attacking hard-to-reach tumors - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2014/06/05/short-nanotubes-target-pancreatic-cancer/#sthash.If4knT1G.dpuf

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Short, customized carbon nanotubes have the potential to deliver drugs to pancreatic cancer cells and destroy them from within, according to researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas...
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Design of self-assembling protein nanomachines starts to click: A nanocage builds itself from engineered components

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
A route for constructing protein nanomachines engineered for specific applications may be closer to reality. Biological systems produce an incredible array of self-assembling, functional protein to...
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Cheap, Fast Biosensor for Determination of Fetus Sex Produced in Iran

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Yazd University produced a biosensor that is able to determine fetus sex in a short period of time.
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Graphene one-day Symposium organized within TNT2014

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
On the occasion of TNT2014, the 15th edition of the Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference (TNT 2014), a Graphene one-day Symposium will be organized in Barcelona (Spain) at Auditorium - ON...
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Hiden Biostream System for Biofuel Research

Nanotech-Now - June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The Hiden Biostream system is a research-grade mass spectrometer developed specifically for applications in biofuel research to provide real-time analysis of dissolved gases and vapours in aqueous sol...
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Hopping to open up a bandgap in phosphorene

Nanotechweb - June 9, 2014 - 5:16am
New tight-binding model sheds more light on 2D material’s unusual behaviour
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