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Time Dependant Spectroscopy of Microscopic Samples: CRAIC TimePro™ software is used with CRAIC Technologies microspectrometers to measure the kinetic UV-visible-NIR, Raman and fluorescence spectra of microscopic sample areas

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
CRAIC Technologies, a leading innovator of UV-visible-NIR microanalysis solutions, is proud to introduce CRAIC TimePro™ kinetic spectroscopy software. This software package is designed to be used wit...
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ORNL researchers probe chemistry, topography and mechanics with one instrument

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The probe of an atomic force microscope (AFM) scans a surface to reveal details at a resolution 1,000 times greater than that of an optical microscope. That makes AFM the premier tool for analyzing ph...
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Production of Industrial Nano-Membrane for Water, Wastewater Purification Device in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Ab Roobesh Rosoob (Mahsar) Engineering and Productive Company produced and presented to the market water and wastewater purification devices using nanotechnology.
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Novel superconducting undulator provides first x-ray light at ANKA

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Synchrotron radiation facilities provide insights into the world of very small structures like microbes, viruses or nanomaterials and rely on dedicated magnet technology, which is optimized to produce...
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Engineering a better solar cell: UW research pinpoints defects in popular perovskites

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
One of the fastest-growing areas of solar energy research is with materials called perovskites. These promising light harvesters could revolutionize the solar and electronics industries because they s...
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Specialized System – Piezo Micrometer Screw Drive MICI

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Hybrid element that combines the advantages of long travel of micrometer screws, with the nm-accuracy of a piezo stage These elements were originally developed for quality control applications in the...
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Arrowhead Publishes Data on Advances in Subcutaneous siRNA Delivery

Nanotech-Now - May 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced the publication of new data on a subcutaneously administered formulati...
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Nanotube TFETs in new tunnelling current record

Nanotechweb - May 4, 2015 - 6:30am
Tunnelling field-effect transistor could be used in ultrahigh performance and ultralow standby power logical applications, as well as to make ultra-compact non-volatile memory devices.
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Polymeric Nanocarriers Improve Performance of Anticancer Drugs

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Academic researchers in Iran used biodegradable polymers to produce drug nanocarriers able to carry and release a type of anticancer drug in cancerous cells.
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No Hogwarts invitation required: Invisibility cloaks move into the real-life classroom: A new solid-state device can demonstrate the physical principles of invisibility cloaks without special equipment or magic spells

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Who among us hasn't wanted to don a shimmering piece of fabric and instantly disappear from sight? Unfortunately, we non-magical folk are bound by the laws of physics, which have a way of preventing s...
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Desirable defects: A new meta-material based on colloids and liquid crystals

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
"Generally, flaws are the last thing you'd want in a liquid crystal", explains Giuseppe D'Adamo, postdoctoral fellow at SISSA. "However, this new method allows us to exploit the defects in the materia...
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Imec Reports 9 Percent Growth in 2014

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanoelectronics research center imec, today reported the financial results for fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. Revenue for 2014 totaled 363 million euros, a 9 percent growth from the previous yea...
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FEI Partners With the George Washington University to Equip New Science & Engineering Hall: Suite of new high-performance microscopes will be used for cutting-edge experiments at GW’s new research facility

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and the George Washington University (GW) are pleased to announce that they are partnering to install several new high-performance microscopes at GW’s Science and Engineering Hall....
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Rice University's Richards-Kortum, Vardi elected to National Academy of Sciences: Bioengineer, computer scientist join elite list of dual-academy members

Nanotech-Now - May 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University bioengineer Rebecca Richards-Kortum and computer scientist Moshe Vardi have joined the elite group of scientists elected to both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Acade...
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FEI Company: Strong Growth Prospects Remain

Nanotech-Now - May 1, 2015 - 8:08am
Summary • While FEI Company reported decent quarterly results, currency fluctuations have become a growing problem for the company. • FEI Company still maintains a strong foothold is sever...
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3D graphene makes biocompatible scaffolds

Nanotechweb - May 1, 2015 - 6:04am
Carbon material might be ideal in complex tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, as well as for making implantable electronics and biosensors.
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Making robots more human

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Most people are naturally adept at reading facial expressions -- from smiling and frowning to brow-furrowing and eye-rolling -- to tell what others are feeling. Now scientists have developed ultra-sen...
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Artificial photosynthesis could help make fuels, plastics and medicine

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
The global industrial sector accounts for more than half of the total energy used every year. Now scientists are inventing a new artificial photosynthetic system that could one day reduce industry's d...
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Research seeks alternatives for reducing bacteria in fresh produce using nanoengineering

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Nearly half of foodborne illnesses in the U.S. from 1998 through 2008 have been attributed to contaminated fresh produce. Prevention and control of bacterial contamination on fresh produce is critical...
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A phone with the ultimate macro feature: New attachment turns a smartphone into a microscope that can image and size DNA molecules 50,000 times thinner than a human hair

Nanotech-Now - April 30, 2015 - 7:45am
If you thought scanning one of those strange, square QR codes with your phone was somewhat advanced, hold on to your seat. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have recently...
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