Nano News & Events

Production of Non-Virus Nanocarriers with Highest Amount of Gene Delivery

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University changed the liposome production process and increased the amount of genes entrapped in the structure of these nanocarriers.
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Future Electronics May Depend on Lasers, Not Quartz

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Nearly all electronics require devices called oscillators that create precise frequencies—frequencies used to keep time in wristwatches or to transmit reliable signals to radios. For nearly 100 years,...
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"Nanocamera" takes pictures at distances smaller than light's own wavelength: How is it possible to record optically encoded information for distances smaller than the wavelength of light?

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated that an array of novel gold, pillar-bowtie nanoantennas (pBNAs) can be used like traditional photographic film to record...
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University of Houston researchers create new method to draw molecules from live cells: Technique using magnetic nanomaterials offers promise for diagnosis, gene therapy

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Houston researchers have devised a new method for extracting molecules from live cells without disrupting cell development, work that could provide new avenues for the diagnosis of cance...
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Physicists Use Computer Models to Reveal Quantum Effects in Biological Oxygen Transport: The team solved a long-standing question by explaining why oxygen – and not deadly carbon monoxide – preferably binds to the proteins that transport it around the bod

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Physicists have created a unique combination of computer models, based on the theory of quantum mechanics, and applied them to a previously well characterised protein found in muscle to develop a new...
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Halide ligands help make all-inorganic devices

Nanotechweb - July 21, 2014 - 3:50am
Halide, pseudohalide and halometallate ions go well with semiconducting nanocrystals.
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New High Load Hexapod 6-Axis Parallel Positioning System

Nanotech-Now - July 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Precision Motion specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces a new 6-axis positioning system with 1000lbs load capacity.
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Harris & Harris Group Invests in UberSeq, Inc.

Nanotech-Now - July 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, announced today its investment in UberSeq, Inc. Harris & Harris Group invested $500,0...
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Official: Iran Producing 4 High-Quality Nano Drugs

Nanotech-Now - July 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iran is now producing 4 nano drugs, mostly for cancer patients, which enjoy higher quality than the foreign products and at a lower cost, an official announced on Wednesday.
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Plasmonic chip diagnoses diabetes

Nanotechweb - July 18, 2014 - 4:30am
Antigen microarray can detect early-stage T1D and even novel biomarkers of the disease.
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Self-assembling nanoparticle could improve MRI scanning for cancer diagnosis: Scientists have designed a new self-assembling nanoparticle that targets tumours, to help doctors diagnose cancer earlier

Nanotech-Now - July 17, 2014 - 7:45am
The new nanoparticle, developed by researchers at Imperial College London, boosts the effectiveness of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanning by specifically seeking out receptors that are found in...
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Nanotech-Now - July 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") will issue a press release reporting its second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, August 7, 2014 after the market closes. The press relea...
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CIQUS researchers develop an extremely simple procedure to obtain nanosized graphenes

Nanotech-Now - July 17, 2014 - 7:45am
The prestigious journal Angewandte Chemie (link is external) has recently published a work by CiQUS researchers (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain) in collaboration with IBM Research - Zuric...
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Fundamental Chemistry Findings Could Help Extend Moore’s Law: A Berkeley Lab-Intel collaboration outlines the chemistry of photoresist, enabling smaller features for future generations of microprocessors

Nanotech-Now - July 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Over the years, computer chips have gotten smaller thanks to advances in materials science and manufacturing technologies. This march of progress, the doubling of transistors on a microprocessor rough...
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Flashes of light on the superconductor: Using light to modulate the properties of a copper-based superconductor

Nanotech-Now - July 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A study just published in Nature Communications and carried out by a collaboration of several Italian and international centres, including SISSA, used a technique based on applying short flashes of li...
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National Space Society Calls For Less US Dependence On Russian Space Technology

Nanotech-Now - July 17, 2014 - 7:45am
The Washington DC-based National Space Society (NSS) strongly recommends in a position paper issued today that Congress should fully support the Commercial Crew program in order to restore independent...
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3-D nanostructure could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage: Rice U. researchers predict functional advantages of 3-D boron nitride

Nanotech-Now - July 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A three-dimensional porous nanostructure would have a balance of strength, toughness and ability to transfer heat that could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage and composite materials that perform m...
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Nanoporous oxide makes good memory device

Nanotechweb - July 17, 2014 - 6:09am
New RRAM might be the best candidate yet for replacing existing silicon-based flash memories.
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Parametric amplifier measures multiple qubit states

Nanotechweb - July 16, 2014 - 5:55am
Work could be important for developing fault tolerant quantum computing in the future.
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Closes a $28.4 Million Financing

Nanotech-Now - July 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, announced today its participation in portfolio company D-Wave Systems, Inc.'s $28.4 mi...
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