Nano News & Events

CSA Group Continues Contributions to Advanced Emerging Technologies With Canada's First Standard on Cellulosic Nanomaterials

Nanotech-Now - June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
CSA Group, a leading standards development, testing and certification organization, has released Canada's first national standard on cellulosic nanomaterials: CSA Z5100-14, Cellulosic nanomaterials -...
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Humboldt Awardee Victor Klimov as guest at cfaed of TU Dresden

Nanotech-Now - June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
From 22 June, Humboldt Awardee Victor Klimov of Los Alamos National Laboratory (US) will spend three weeks as a guest researcher at the Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden (cfaed) of Technische U...
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Acquisition of Corporate Scientific Claisse Inc.

Nanotech-Now - June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Spectris plc (‘Spectris' or the ‘Company') (LSE: SXS), the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, today announces that it has acquired the business and assets of the Canadian com...
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Funding Renewed for Brookhaven's Center for Emergent Superconductivity, a DOE Energy Frontier Research Center

Nanotech-Now - June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced an extension of funding totaling $14 million over four years for an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) first established at DOE's Brookhaven Natio...
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CEA-Leti and Akrivis Technologies to Develop Nanomedicine Platform for High Payload Targeted Drug Delivery: New Theranostic Platform Will Combine Ultrasensitive Detection, High Payloads and More Efficient Cell Targeting

Nanotech-Now - June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti and Akrivis Technologies, LLC announced their collaboration to develop an extremely adaptable, efficient and highly targeted drug delivery platform for chemotherapy and other treatments that...
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CEA-Leti Joins 14 Partners in Horizon 2020 Project Targeting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Nanotech-Now - June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti has joined 14 European research centers and private companies in a project to defeat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) and methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
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Column chromatography sorts out CNT mix

Nanotechweb - June 23, 2014 - 3:47am
New ultrasonic technique separates double-walled carbon nanotubes from single- and multi-walled ones
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Nanion Technologies and Axion Biosystems Announce Strategic Distribution Partnership in Europe and China

Nanotech-Now - June 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanion Technologies, a leading provider of automated patch clamp platforms, and Axion Biosystems, originator of the first high throughput microelectrode array system, today announce a distribution par...
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New Los Alamos Approach May Be Key to Quantum Dot Solar Cells With Real Gains in Efficiency: Nanoengineering Boosts Carrier Multiplication in Quantum Dots

Nanotech-Now - June 21, 2014 - 7:45am
Los Alamos researchers have demonstrated an almost four-fold boost of the carrier multiplication yield with nanoengineered quantum dots. Carrier multiplication is when a single photon can excite multi...
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Arrowhead Announces New Clinical Candidate ARC-AAT for Treatment of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency-Associated Liver Disease

Nanotech-Now - June 21, 2014 - 7:45am
• RNAi Therapeutic ARC-AAT Induces Dose Dependent Reductions in Mutant AAT Protein of Greater than 95 Percent in Preclinical Studies • Long Duration of Effect with AAT Remaining Reduced by Mo...
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Diamond defect images magnetic domain walls

Nanotechweb - June 20, 2014 - 4:30am
New technique could help in the development of sophisticated spintronics devices such as racetrack memory
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Carbon nanotube companies join forces

Nanotechweb - June 19, 2014 - 10:46am
Manufacturer OCSiAl has joined forces with the applications company Zyvex with the aim of transforming the potential of carbon nanotubes into a commercial reality.
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Iranian, Spanish Scientists Use Glass Ceramic Nanocomposites to Convert Infrared to Visible Waves

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Science and Technology in association with researchers from University of La Laguna, Spain, succeeded in the production of glass ceramic nanocomposite with the abil...
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Time Capsule to Mars™ – a $25 Million Student-Led Mission to the Red Planet – to Announce World's Largest Crowdfunding Initiative and Industry Partnerships: Project to be the First Privately-Funded Mission to Mars, a CubeSat-based Spacecraft with Custom P

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Time Capsule to Mars™ (TC2M), the world's first student-led interplanetary mission, will host a press conference on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. ET at the National Press Club to announce the off...
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JPK reports on the use of the NanoWizard AFM system for force measurements at Monash University

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of the NanoWizard® AFM system in the School of Chemistry...
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Developing an improved liposuction technique that melts fat

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Although liposuction is one of the most common and well-established cosmetic surgery procedures in the U.S., it still has its drawbacks. But a new biomedical start-up says it may have found a novel wa...
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Breathalyzer Test May Detect Deadliest Cancer: Researchers from TAU and partner institutions develop groundbreaking device that spots lung cancer – to stop it in its tracks

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Lung cancer causes more deaths in the U.S. than the next three most common cancers combined (colon, breast, and pancreatic). The reason for the striking mortality rate is simple: poor detection. Lung...
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Nanoparticles from dietary supplement drinks likely to reach environment, say scientists

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
anoparticles are becoming ubiquitous in food packaging, personal care products and are even being added to food directly. But the health and environmental effects of these tiny additives have remained...
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New quantum mechanism to trigger the emission of tunable light at terahertz frequencies

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have found that two-dimensional (2D) nanostructures with asymmetric design enable a new quantum mechanism, triggering the emission of tunable light at terahertz frequencies—with unprecedent...
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Nanoparticles aid the microscopic detection of a protein relevant for cancer

Nanotech-Now - June 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Assemblies of proteins, known as protein complexes, have important functions in cells; protein complexes embedded in the cell membrane, for example, are responsible for the exchange with the extracell...
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