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Improvement in polymers for aviation

Nanotech-Now - February 28, 2014 - 7:45am
We live surrounded by polymers and today, rather than come up with new polymers, there is a tendency to modify them in order to obtain new applications. Carbon nanotubes have excellent mechanical prop...
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Harris & Harris Group Announces the Consulting Engagement of Peter J. Boni as a Senior Advisor

Nanotech-Now - February 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, announces the engagement of Peter J. Boni as a Senior Advisor to the Company, reporti...
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Atomic chisel chips away at graphene

Nanotechweb - February 28, 2014 - 5:26am
New technique overcomes Smalley’s "fat finger" problem and could be used to fabricate nanostructures for molecular electronics devices
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Electrolyte gate advances molecular electronics

Nanotechweb - February 27, 2014 - 8:21am
New approach dispenses with the need for lithographically fabricated metal electrodes
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MENAPiC Provides its Proprietary APIC Colored Version of Picosecond Ultrasonics Technology Through An Unique Service Plateform of Characterization For All Thin Films Based Industries

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
MENAPiC announced today that its innovative Proprietary Colored Picosecond Ultrasonics Technology APIC for characterization is now available through a services platform. The company has developed dedi...
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Transition to Superparamagnetism of Diamagnetic Nanoparticles: Breakthrough achievement in nanoparticles by Indian researcher

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Magnetic nanoparticles Researchers from worldwide believe that Superparamagnetism is a form of magnetism, which appears only in small ferromagnetic or ferrimagnetic nanoparticles but contrast to this...
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Ecotoxicity: All clear for silver nanoparticles? Silver gone astray

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
It has long been known that, in the form of free ions, silver particles can be highly toxic to aquatic organisms. Yet to this day, there is a lack of detailed knowledge about the doses required to tri...
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Nanobotmodels animation studio presents detailed papillomavirus "anatomy" animation

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
More than 30 to 40 types of HPV are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. Some sexually transmitted HPV types may cause genital warts. Persistent infection wit...
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Nanotechnology may be key to solar energy and energy storage: New IEC and Fraunhofer ISI study finds that nanotechnology will bring significant benefits to energy sector

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
A new study from the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI has found that nanotechnology will bring significant benefits...
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Chemnitz and Jena (Germany) Fraunhofer ENAS orders a Variable Shaped Beam Lithography System from Vistec Electron Beam for Advanced Research

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Vistec Electron Beam GmbH, a leading supplier of electron-beam lithography systems, announced that Fraunhofer ENAS in Chemnitz has purchased a Variable Shaped Beam system Vistec SB254. The Fraunhofer...
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"Photonics Congress 2014": opportunities and risks from globalisation and new social processes of innovation

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
In both Germany and internationally, photonics drives innovation. In a fiercely competitive environment, this of technology is associated with a highly dynamic evolution and a global market volume tha...
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How to create selective holes in graphene: New technique developed at MIT produces highly selective filter materials, could lead to more efficient desalination

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers have devised a way of making tiny holes of controllable size in sheets of graphene, a development that could lead to ultrathin filters for improved desalination or water purification.
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Harris & Harris Group Notes Metabolon's Agreement With The Carlos Slim Institute, Patia And Clinica Ruiz For Quantose Prediabetes Test In Mexico

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by its portfolio company, Metabolon, Inc., that it has signed...
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Strengthening Kenaf Cellulose Nanofibers Used in Kraft Paper

Nanotech-Now - February 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of kenaf pulp nanofiber gel and nanofiber compound papers using lower energy.
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Polymer sorts carbon nanotubes

Nanotechweb - February 26, 2014 - 4:54am
Technique separates semiconducting tubes from metallic ones, and smaller-diameter tubes from bigger ones
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Nanoparticles target anti-inflammatory drugs where needed

Nanotech-Now - February 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a system for precisely delivering anti-inflammatory drugs to immune cells gone out of control, while sparing their well-behaved coun...
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Scientists Use Nanotubes to Boost Fracture Toughness of Zirconia-Based Ceramic

Nanotech-Now - February 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Science and Technology in association with scientists from EPFL University, Switzerland, and Stockholm University, Sweden, tripled the fracture toughness in zirconi...
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Researchers Control Amount of Food Dyes Used in Food, Beverage Using Nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - February 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tabriz University succeeded in the production of a sensor that sensitively, selectively and simultaneously determines Sunset Yellow and Tartrazine in food and beverage samples...
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Elon Musk Wins National Space Society Robert A. Heinlein Award

Nanotech-Now - February 24, 2014 - 7:45am
The National Space Society takes great pleasure in announcing that its 2014 Robert A. Heinlein Memorial Award has been won by acclaimed space entrepreneur Elon Musk, the Chief Designer and CTO of Spac...
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SUNY CNSE Researchers to Present Nearly Two Dozen Technical Papers at Leading Lithography Conference: CNSE scientists to showcase industry-shaping research as part of SPIE Advanced Lithography 2014 forum

Nanotech-Now - February 24, 2014 - 7:45am
The SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) announced that its globally recognized, nanotechnology-based research will be featured at the world's leading lithography forum, with nearl...
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