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Researchers create vaccine for dust-mite allergies Main Page Content: Vaccine reduced lung inflammation to allergens in lab and animal tests

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
If you're allergic to dust mites (and chances are you are), help may be on the way. Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally s...
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EPFL Research on the use of AFM based nanoscale IR spectroscopy for the study of single amyloid molecules wins poster competition at Swiss Physics Society meeting

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Anasys Instruments reports on EPFL's Francesco Simone Ruggeri success winning a poster award at the recent annual meeting of the Swiss Physics Society held at the University of Fribourg.
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Organometallics welcomes new editor-in-chief: Paul Chirik, Ph.D.

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The American Chemical Society (ACS) announces that Paul Chirik, Ph.D., will assume the role of editor-in-chief of the journal Organometallics. Chirik currently serves as the Edward S. Sanford Professo...
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The Hiden EQP Plasma Diagnostic with on-board MCA

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The Hiden EQP plasma diagnostic system is a pure research tool specifically derived and enhanced for the plasma researcher, providing mass and energy analysis of both positive and negative process ion...
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Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Forum on Nanotechnology Economy

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The Third International Forum on Nanotechnology Economy (IFNE 2014) will be held in Tehran on 11-12 October 2014
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Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced the company's participation in the following investor events:
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Bruker Awarded Fourth PeakForce Tapping Patent: AFM Mode Uniquely Combines Highest Resolution Imaging and Material Property Mapping

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Bruker today announced it has recently been awarded its fourth patent for PeakForce Tapping®, its proprietary atomic force microscopy mode that uniquely provides a combination of the highest resolutio...
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NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Vibrate a solution of rod-shaped metal nanoparticles in water with ultrasound and they'll spin around their long axes like tiny drill bits. Why? No one yet knows exactly. But researchers at the Nation...
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Penn Study: Understanding Graphene’s Electrical Properties on an Atomic Level

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most electrically conductive material ever studied. However, not all graphene is the same...
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NUS scientists use low cost technique to improve properties and functions of nanomaterials: By 'drawing' micropatterns on nanomaterials using a focused laser beam, scientists could modify properties of nanomaterials for effective applications in photonic

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The challenges faced by researchers in modifying properties of nanomaterials for application in devices may be addressed by a simple technique, thanks to recent innovative studies conducted by scienti...
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Martini Tech Inc. becomes the exclusive distributor for Yoshioka Seiko Co. porous chucks for Europe and North America

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Porous vacuum chucks are used in the semiconductor, printing, LED business to hold substrates attached to a processing machine, such as a dicing machine, an inspection machine, a spin-process machine...
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Tiny laser sensor heightens bomb detection sensitivity

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
New technology under development at the University of California, Berkeley, could soon give bomb-sniffing dogs some serious competition.
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Iranian Scientists Use Nanosensors to Achieve Best Limit for Early Cancer Diagnosis

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Nanobiotechnology Department of the University of Tehran designed a nanosensor that has the highest reported value of sensitivity in the diagnosis of cancer.
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Sono-Tek Corporation Announces New Clean Room Rated Laboratory Facility in China

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Beginning August 2014, Sono-Tek will make available its first class 10,000 rated clean room laboratory for customers to conduct testing using Sono-Tek coating equipment.
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New software for Malvern’s NanoSight NTA systems improves user experience and enhances performance

Nanotech-Now - July 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern Instruments has launched NTA 3.0, a new version of the software that drives its NanoSight Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) systems. With an improved, easy-to-use interface, the new NTA 3.0...
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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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