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Leica Microsystems Debuts New Pulsed STED Laser at ELMI Meeting 2014 in Oslo, Norway: Laser Achieves Resolutions Below 30 nm With the Super-Resolution Microscope Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Leica Microsystems is introducing a new pulsed 775 nm STED laser with the super-resolution system Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X, which achieves sub 30 nm resolution through pulsed stimulated emission depletio...
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Illinois researchers combine weak chemical forces to strengthen a novel imaging technology

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
When Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Hyunjoon Kong, graduate student Cartney Smith, and colleagues set out to improve MR imaging (MRI), they turned current contrast agent...
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New analysis eliminates a potential speed bump in quantum computing: Global symmetry not required for fast quantum search

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
A quantum particle can search for an item in an unsorted "database" by jumping from one item to another in superposition, and it does so faster than a classical computer ever could.
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OCSiAl’s world first: capability for unlimited, low-cost production of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes announced at Institute of Materials: Introducing TUBALL® OCSiAl: carbon nanotube modifier that enhances a broad range of materials’ performance

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
OCSiAl, an international technology firm headquartered in Luxembourg with manufacturing operations in Novosibirsk, Russia, unveiled a breakthrough technology for the production of single wall carbon n...
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Regional Growth Fund success sees Malvern Instruments stepping up UK recruitment

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern Instruments (Malvern, Worcestershire, UK) has been successful in securing £3 million support from the UK Government's Regional Growth Fund (RGF) that will lead to the creation of 47 new jobs i...
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New lithium battery created in Japan: Using a parasitic conduction mechanism, technology described in the journal 'APL Materials' promises safer batteries in the future

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
The long life of lithium ion batteries makes them the rechargeable of choice for everything from implantable medical devices to wearable consumer electronics. But lithium ion batteries rely on liquid...
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Nanocatalyst Stable in Petrochemical Processes Synthesized in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Chemical engineers from Sahand University of Industry in Iran's Northwestern city of Tabriz succeeded in the production of a nanocatalyst to be used in processes that provide the feed for petrochemica...
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Doped CNTs make better thermoelectrics

Nanotechweb - May 21, 2014 - 4:13am
Thermopower increase could come in handy for making “smart fabrics”
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Industrial Nanotech, Inc. CEO Stands Behind Company’s Products… and a Blowtorch

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today released a video showing their CEO/CTO, Stuart Burchill, doing a unique demo...
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Scientists use nanoparticles to control growth of materials: UCLA-led team creates 'diet control' technique that could have broad applications in manufacturing and medicine

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Growth is a ubiquitous phenomenon in plants and animals. But it also occurs naturally in chemicals, metals and other inorganic materials. That fact has, for decades, posed a major challenge for sci...
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Improved Supercapacitors for Super Batteries, Electric Vehicles: Researchers develop novel supercapacitor architecture that provides two times more energy and power compared to supercapacitors commercially available today

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a novel nanometer scale ruthenium oxide anchored nanocarbon graphene foam architecture that improves the performance of supercapac...
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Acrylamide exposure impairs blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier function

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
The blood-brain barrier prevents xenobiotics from entering the central nervous system. Growing evidence indicates that neurotoxins, such as tributyltin, manganese and nanoparticles, may disrupt the fu...
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Interactions between Cancer Treatment Drugs, Boron Nitride Nanocarrier Studied in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz carried out computational studies on the combination of an anticancer drug and nanomaterials and evaluated the possibility of introducing a...
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Researchers Develop Highly Efficient Nanoadsorbents to Remove Heavy Metals from Wastewater

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Sharif University of Technology used nanotechnology to produce highly efficient adsorbents to remove heavy metals from industrial wastewater.
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One small chip -- one giant leap forward for early cancer detection: An ultra-sensitive nano-chip capable of detecting cancer at early stages

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Today, the majority of cancers are detected on the macroscopic level, when the tumor is already composed of millions of cancer cells and the disease is starting to advance into a more mature phase. Bu...
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Liberating devices from their power cords

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Imagine a future in which our electrical gadgets are no longer limited by plugs and external power sources. This intriguing prospect is one of the reasons for the current interest in building the c...
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Lighting the Way to Graphene-based Devices: Berkeley Lab Researchers Use Light to Dope Graphene Boron Nitride Heterostructures

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene continues to reign as the next potential superstar material for the electronics industry, a slimmer, stronger and much faster electron conductor than silicon. With no natural energy band-gap...
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Magnetic Field Helps Production of Recyclable Nanocatalyst

Nanotech-Now - May 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University produced a non-toxic and cheap nanocatalyst to achieve the objectives of green chemistry.
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Hybrid technology for 2D electronics

Nanotechweb - May 20, 2014 - 4:41am
Researchers have integrated different two-dimensional materials into a single electronic device for the first time
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Hybrid graphene biosensor breaks new record

Nanotechweb - May 19, 2014 - 1:21am
New device can detect naltrexone at levels that are up to 100 times lower than those obtained using current clinical diagnostic techniques
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