Nano News & Events

On-demand vaccines possible with engineered nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Michelle Ma News and Information Vaccines combat diseases and protect populations from outbreaks, but the life-saving technology leaves room for improvement. Vaccines usually are made en masse i...
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Nano-capsules show potential for more potent chemoprevention

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have discovered a more effective drug delivery system using nanotechnology that could one day significantly affect cancer prevention.
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Agilent Technologies Reveals Name of Electronic Measurement Spin-Off Company: Keysight Technologies Reflects Ability to Unlock Measurement Insights for Engineers

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today revealed the name of the electronic measurement company it expects to spin off in early November 2014 as Keysight Technologies.
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Researchers find that computer components can be damaged by key manufacturing processes

Nanotech-Now - January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
MANUFACTURERS of increasingly minute computer chips, transistors and other products will have to take special note of research findings at the University of Huddersfield. The implications are that a...
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New Generation of Quantum Dots Born for Rapid, Effective Removal of Biological Pollutants

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in introducing a new group of doped quantum dots as relatively green nanophotocatalysts for rapid and effective degradation of dye pollutants.
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Nanobiotix 2013 Review: Significant Corporate and Clinical Progress

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2014 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext : NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering NanoXray, a novel approach for the local treatment of cancer, summarises its activities and progres...
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Inverse design: New route to design a practical invisibility cloak

Nanotech-Now - January 10, 2014 - 7:45am
With the emergence of metamaterials and transformation optics in the past few years, invisibility has become a scientific possibility that has attracted sustainable research interest. Recently, a revi...
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New integrated quantum circuit is most complex ever

Nanotechweb - January 10, 2014 - 5:42am
Structure could find use in quantum information processing applications
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Graphene interlayer makes good dielectric film

Nanotechweb - January 9, 2014 - 5:35am
New carbon-ferroelectric composite could be ideal in plastic electronics
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Malvern reports on how NanoSight's Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being applied in the Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern reports on how NanoSight's Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being applied in the Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic in the research group of Dr. Jaroslav Turanek in the...
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Nanoplasmonics: Towards efficient light harvesting

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
The control of light is vital to many applications, including imaging, communications, sensing, cancer treatment, and even welding processes for automobile parts. Transformation optics is an emerging...
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New Journal on Nanostructure Sciences Published in Iran

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
The Technical College of the University of Tehran published a new scientific-research (ISC) journal entitled ‘Journal of Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials (JUFGNSM)'.
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Effects of Non-straight Carbon Nanotubes on Nanocomposite Properties Investigated in Iran

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
An Iranian researcher from Tehran University used multi-scaled modeling and investigated the effects of the non-straight form of carbon nanotubes on nanocomposite properties in the final material.
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Park Systems Unveils New Park XE15: Powerfully Versatile Atomic Force Microscope With Unique MultiSampleTM Scan

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) products, announces the debut of Park XE15, a powerfully versatile atomic force microscope featuring a unique MultiSampleTM scan....
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New technique targets specific areas of cancer cells with different drugs

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
"Gel-Liposome-Mediated Co-Delivery of Anticancer Membrane-Associated Proteins and Small-Molecule Drugs for Enhanced Therapeutic Efficacy" Authors: Tianyue Jiang, Ran Mo, and Zhen Gu, North Carolina...
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Asylum Research Announces the 4th Euro AFM Forum at Georg-August Universität Göttingen, March 17-19, 2014

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company, in conjunction with Georg-August Universität Göttingen, announces the 4nd Euro AFM Forum to be held March 17-19, 2014. The Euro AFM Forum is...
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New Nano-pore Absorbent Invented for Selective Sorption of Zinc Ion

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers of Yazd University synthesized a polymeric absorbent with nanometric pores, which is highly useful in the absorption of zinc element.
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Researchers Find Simple, Cheap Way to Increase Solar Cell Efficiency

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found an easy way to modify the molecular structure of a polymer commonly used in solar cells. Their modificat...
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Synthesis of Non-oxide Materials Applicable in Corrosive Media

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Najafabad and Shahreza Branches of Islamic Azad Universities obtained SiO2-Al2O3-C mixture at nanometric scale to synthesize non-oxide materials by precisely changing the rati...
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Iranian Scientists Improve Properties of Nano Hydroxyapatite Coatings in Implants

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian materials engineering experts studied the mechanism to increase the stability of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles' suspension by using triethanolamine (TEA) additive, its effect on the electrophor...
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