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Arrowhead Issues Open Letter to Shareholders

Nanotech-Now - October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today issued the following open letter to shareholders from President and CEO, Christ...
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Aculon Receives Patent for Application of Enhanced Bonding Layers on Titanium

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Aculon, Inc. announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has allowed a patent covering its method for enhanced bonding of layers on titanium.
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Human health, wealth require expanded marine science, experts say: In Rome, European experts publish a 'common vision' of priorities for marine research and action through 2020

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Toxic nanoparticles, micro-plastic pollution and the potential of rising seawater temperatures to transform chemicals at a molecular level into 'substances able to stimulate / participate in tumour ge...
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Nanoparticle research could enhance drug delivery through skin

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the University of Southampton have identified key characteristics that enhance a nanoparticle's ability to penetrate skin, in a milestone study which could have major implications for th...
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All that glitters is... slimy? Gold nanoparticles measure the stickiness of snot: New laser-based method helps doctors determine how well mucus oozes through the lungs, potentially leading to better treatment of certain lung diseases

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Some people might consider mucus an icky bodily secretion best left wrapped in a tissue, but to a group of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, snot is an endlessly fascin...
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Nanoparticles Used to Produce Multi-Layer Ceramic Thermal Insulators

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Material and Energy Research Center studied the effects of nanoparticles on mechanical and thermal properties of ceramics used in thermal insulators.
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Unconventional photoconduction in an atomically thin semiconductor: New mechanism of photoconduction could lead to next-generation excitonic devices

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
It's a well-known phenomenon in electronics: Shining light on a semiconductor, such as the silicon used in computer chips and solar cells, will make it more conductive. But now researchers have discov...
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Nanoparticles get a magnetic handle: New method produces particles that can glow with color-coded light and be manipulated with magnets

Nanotech-Now - October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
A long-sought goal of creating particles that can emit a colorful fluorescent glow in a biological environment, and that could be precisely manipulated into position within living cells, has been achi...
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Triplet excitons transfer energy

Nanotechweb - October 10, 2014 - 2:55am
Mechanism might be used to help reduce unwanted heat loss in photovoltaic devices.
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Flexible FinFETs work at high temperatures

Nanotechweb - October 9, 2014 - 4:47am
Device characteristics are not affected at 125 °C.
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