Nano News & Events

Arrowhead to Present at RBC Capital Markets' Global Healthcare Conference

Nanotech-Now - February 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that President and CEO, Christopher Anzalone, Ph.D., will present at t...
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Nanoscale pillars could radically improve conversion of heat to electricity

Nanotech-Now - February 22, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Colorado Boulder scientists have found a creative way to radically improve thermoelectric materials, a finding that could one day lead to the development of improved solar panels, more e...
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Going it alone: new dichalcogenide behaves like a monolayer

Nanotechweb - February 21, 2014 - 7:56am
Discovery could allow researchers to study fundamental 2D physics in 3D crystals, and develop novel optoelectronics
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Researchers spin a yarn into a muscle

Nanotechweb - February 21, 2014 - 4:28am
Everyday polymer fibres used to create artificial muscles
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Low Cost PCB Mountable Piezo Driver for OEMs Integrates High Voltage Power Supply

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Piezo motion technology market leader PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces a new low-cost piezo driver designed for OEM integration.
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ORNL microscopy system delivers real-time view of battery electrochemistry

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Using a new microscopy method, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can image and measure electrochemical processes in batteries in real time and at nanoscale resolu...
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Cima NanoTech Announces Commercial Production of its SANTE(R) FS200 Touch Films for Large Format Touch Screens

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Cima NanoTech, a smart materials company and developer of the disruptive SANTE(R) self-assembling nanoparticle technology for transparent conductors, today announced successful commercial production a...
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SDSC Team Develops Multi-scale Simulation Software for Chemistry Research: SDSC’s Trestles and Gordon supercomputers used in development and validation

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, have developed software that greatly expands the types of multi-scale QM/MM (mixed quantum and molecular m...
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Advance in energy storage could speed up development of next-gen electronics

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Electronics are getting smaller all the time, but there's a limit to how tiny they can get with today's materials. Researchers now say, however, that they have developed a way to shrink capacitors — k...
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Making nanoelectronics last longer for medical devices, 'cyborgs'

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
The debut of cyborgs who are part human and part machine may be a long way off, but researchers say they now may be getting closer. In a study published in ACS' journal Nano Letters, they report devel...
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Arrowhead Announces Pricing of Underwritten Offering of Common Stock

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced the pricing of an underwritten offering of 5,500,000 shares of its com...
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Harris & Harris Group Announced As Top Ranked High-Tech Investor By SBIR Source And As An Investor In Innovation By Forbes.Com

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, is pleased to announce that we have been ranked #1 by SBIR Source as the Top Investor...
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Clemson researchers develop sticky nanoparticles to fight heart disease

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Clemson University researchers have developed nanoparticles that can deliver drugs targeting damaged arteries, a non-invasive method to fight heart disease.

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Recyclable Catalyst Produced in Iran Using Iron Oxide Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Payam-e Nour University of Qazvin in association with their colleagues from University of Valencia, Spain, produced an easily recyclable catalyst that can be separated from th...
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Switching on magnetism with an electric field

Nanotechweb - February 20, 2014 - 3:57am
Result bodes well for spintronics applications as FeRh films go from being antiferromagnetic to ferromagnetic after being exposed to just a few volts
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Ultra-small and Ultra–fast Electro-optic Modulator

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Thanks to optical signals, mails and data can be transmitted rapidly around the globe. But also exchange of digital information between electronic chips may be accelerated and energy efficiency might...
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Caps not the culprit in nanotube chirality: Rice University study narrows the possibilities for gaining control of nanotube type

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
A single-walled carbon nanotube grows from the round cap down, so it's logical to think the cap's formation determines what follows. But according to researchers at Rice University, that's not entirel...
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Arizona State researcher explores responsible innovation

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
An engineer works in the lab on a promising research project. He follows all the rules, works with the materials available to him and produces quality work. He never lies, cheats or steals. His resear...
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Nanoelectronics key to advances in renewable energy

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoscale technology looks promising as a major contributor to advancements needed to fulfill the potential of emerging sources of clean, renewable energy.
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National Space Society Issues Position on Protecting Earth From Cosmic Impacts

Nanotech-Now - February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
On February 15, 2013, a meteor exploded over the Chelyabinsk region of Russia. The blast damaged over 7,000 buildings and almost 1,500 people suffered injuries requiring treatment. As we observe the...
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