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Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University succeeded in the production of a smart nanocarrier that can be used in medical industries, pharmaceutics, and specially in cancer treatment.
New class of quantum colloidal dot could help make better solar cells
Nanostructured material made from onion-like carbon precursors is also much more stable at higher temperatures
Nitrogen doping at the grain boundaries in graphene can not only transform its electronic state from metallic to semiconducting, but can also allow the size of its energy bandgap to be controlled.
EPFL Scientists use nanoscale IR spectroscopy to demonstrate α to β secondary structure transition associated with amyloid formation
Anasys Instruments reports on EPFL's latest research on lysozyme droplets and α-synuclein macromolecular aggregates illustrating application of the nanoscale AFM-IR technique to demonstrate α...
Fully automated DNA lab-on-a-chip microfluidic system wins Dolomites Productizing Science® competition 2013
Dolomite have announced the winner of their 2013 Productizing Science® competition as Molbot Pte. Ltd. The company submitted the concept of a low-cost bench-top molecular biology "Minilab" for automat...
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it will present at two upcoming investor conferences.
Engineers at Oregon State University have successfully shown that a continuous flow reactor can produce high-quality nanoparticles by using microwave-assisted heating - essentially the same forces tha...
Particles of soot floating through the air and comets hurtling through space have at least one thing in common: 0.36. That, reports a research group at the National Institute of Standards and Technolo...
Charging Portable Electronics in 10 Minutes: Researchers develop new architecture for lithium-ion battery anodes that far outperform the current standard
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a three-dimensional, silicon-decorated, cone-shaped carbon-nanotube cluster architecture for lithium...
**PPPL receives $4.3 million to increase understanding of the role that plasma plays in synthesizing nanoparticles**
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has received some $4.3 million of DOE Office of Science funding, over three years, to develop an increased understandin...
The new digital piezo controller d-Drive pro: Highest resolution and simultanous regulation of 3 axes
piezosystem jena presents the d-Drive pro, the latest generation of digital control electronics for piezo actuators. These piezoelectric ceramic based actuating systems and piezo stages are mainly use...
Designing Ion Highway Systems for Batteries: A McCormick team advanced the understanding of plastics for battery application
Since the early 1970s, lithium has been the most popular element for batteries: it's the lightest of all metals and has the greatest electrochemical potential.
The days of self-assembling nanoparticles taking hours to form a film over a microscopic-sized wafer are over. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laborat...
New study could help in the development of RF transistors from the carbon sheet and perhaps even allow it to be employed as a metrological resistance standard
New tight-binding model sheds more light on 2D material’s unusual behaviour