Nano News & Events

Advanced thin-film technique could deliver long-lasting medication: Nanoscale, biodegradable drug-delivery method could provide a year or more of steady doses

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
About one in four older adults suffers from chronic pain. Many of those people take medication, usually as pills. But this is not an ideal way of treating pain: Patients must take medicine frequently,...
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Light-induced nanocarriers switch on improved gene therapy

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanocarriers are a useful means of transporting molecules such as genes to specific points in the body, for example to target tumors in cancer therapy. Such nanocarriers must be carefully controlled t...
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Cylinder scanning system used in the ZylScan-System of the Breitmeier Messtechnik Company

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The visualization of the surface structure of cylinders in the range of microns is very work-intensive with insufficient results. The interesting characteristics of the surface are scratches, cavities...
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Opening a new near-infrared window for imaging the brain

Nanotechweb - August 7, 2014 - 3:56am
First non-invasive technique could monitor vascular blood flow and structure in real time and potentially help stroke patients and those with Alzheimer’s and brain tumours
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Thermal emitters speed up

Nanotechweb - August 6, 2014 - 4:40am
New infrared device is 10 000 faster than previous ones
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Silicon nanorods bend light in new directions

Nanotechweb - August 5, 2014 - 11:36am
Ultrathin coatings could replace bulky optical components
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FEI Reports New Advances in Neuroscience in Collaboration with NIH: Using cryo-electron microscopy, researchers determine the structural mechanism of glutamate receptors – an important insight to the brain’s memory formation and learning

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI is pleased to announce that researchers at the NIH-FEI Living Lab for Structural Biology have achieved breakthrough biological results, using FEI's Titan Krios™ transmission electron microscope (T...
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company Enumeral Biomedical Completes Equity Offering and Public Listing: Enumeral Transitions to a Public Company and Raises $21.55 Million in New Equity Capital New Stock Symbol OTCQB:ENUM

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, today announced that its portfolio company, Enumeral Biomedical Corp., completed a rev...
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Acceptance of applications to compete for the RUSNANOPRIZE extended to 15 August 2014

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
The nomination period for the RUSNANOPRIZE Nanotechnology International Prize has been extended. Prize applications are now being accepted until 15 August 2014, inclusively.
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Scientists Determine Fluctuations Caused by Temperature on Graphene Surface

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Rajayee Teacher Training University in association with foreign researchers succeeded in the measurement of thermal fluctuations created on the surface of graphene.
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Scientists Measure Medical Species Simultaneously Using Statistical Methods

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kashan University designed a nanosensor with low detection limit for the simultaneous measurement of medical species.
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Nanocarriers Improve Performance of Breast Cancer Drugs

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University produced new drug nanocarriers to improve breast cancer treatment.
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New Method Provides Nanoscale Details of Electrochemical Reactions in Electric Vehicle Battery Materials

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Using a new method to track the electrochemical reactions in a common electric vehicle battery material under operating conditions, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National La...
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A protecting umbrella against oxygen: Toward fuel cells built from renewable and abundant components - Scientists from Bochum und Mülheim report in NATURE Chemistry

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
In the development of fuel cells the effort of generations of scientist and engineers have led to efficient and stable catalysts based on noble metals. These catalysts have reached the required thresh...
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Self-assembly of gold nanoparticles into small clusters

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at HZB in co-operation with Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU, Berlin) have made an astonishing observation: they were investigating the formation of gold nanoparticles in a solvent and o...
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New Material Allows for Ultra-Thin Solar Cells

Nanotech-Now - August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have managed to combine two semiconductor materials, consisting of only three atomic layers each. This new structure holds great promise for a new kin...
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