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PEN Inc. Announces First Quarter Financial Results: Investor Webcast and Business Update Set for May 21, 1 pm EDT

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2015 - 7:45am
PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (PEN) yesterday reported the financial results for the quarter that ended March 31, 2015.
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BESSTECH Announces $250K Investment from Eastern New York Angels : Funding will accelerate commercialization of BESSTECH’s innovative lithium-ion battery electrode technology and enable hiring of key personnel

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2015 - 7:45am
BESSTECH LLC, a developer of innovative components that improve lithium-ion battery performance and storage, today announced that it has received a $250,000 investment from the Eastern New York Angels...
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New shortcut to solar cells: Rice University discovery employs electrodes as catalysts to make black silicon

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have found a way to simplify the manufacture of solar cells by using the top electrode as the catalyst that turns plain silicon into valuable black silicon.
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Nano-policing pollution

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Pollutants emitted by factories and car exhausts affect humans who breathe in these harmful gases and also aggravate climate change up in the atmosphere. Being able to detect such emissions is a criti...
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Researchers theoretically demonstrate detection of spin of atoms at room temperature

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2015 - 7:45am
For the first time, a researcher at the University of Waterloo has theoretically demonstrated that it is possible to detect a single nuclear spin at room temperature, which could pave the way for new...
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siRNA-toting nanoparticles inhibit breast cancer metastasis

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University combined finely crafted nanoparticles with one of nature's potent disrupters to prevent the spread of triple-negative breast cancer in mouse models.
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Improving LFP battery cathodes

Nanotechweb - May 14, 2015 - 12:56am
Researchers make new high storage capacity 3D composite from reduced graphene oxide loaded with lithium iron phosphate nanoparticles.
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'Plateau-Rayleigh' technique grows nanoshells

Nanotechweb - May 13, 2015 - 11:05am
New results could be important for controlling the morphology and composition of crystals at the nanoscale in future electronics and optoelectronics devices.
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ORNL superhydrophobic glass coating offers clear benefits

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
A moth's eye and lotus leaf were the inspirations for an antireflective water-repelling, or superhydrophobic, glass coating that holds significant potential for solar panels, lenses, detectors, window...
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An important step in artificial intelligence: Researchers in UCSB's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are seeking to make computer brains smarter by making them more like our own

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
In what marks a significant step forward for artificial intelligence, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have demonstrated the functionality of a simple artificial neural circuit. For the first time, a c...
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First theoretical proof: Measurement of a single nuclear spin in biological samples

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists of the University of Basel and the Swiss Nanoscience Institute were able to show for the first time that the nuclear spins of single molecules can be detected with the help of magnetic part...
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Graphene holds key to unlocking creation of wearable electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Ground-breaking research has successfully created the world's first truly electronic textile, using the wonder material Graphene.
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New Method to Produce Dual Zinc Oxide Nanorings

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced dual zinc oxide nanorings through a novel method.
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Simple, Fast, Economic Method Found in Iran to Leach Jeans

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers presented a simple, fast and economic method for leaching jeans by using nanotechnology.
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Curcumin Nanodrug Breaks Cancers' Resistance to Treatment

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Cancer Research Center of Tehran University of Medical Sciences produced biocompatible and biodegradable non-ionic polymeric nanocarriers that can be used in the targeted anticancer d...
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Diagnostics of quality of graphene and spatial imaging of reactivity centers on carbon surface

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
A convenient procedure to visualize defects on graphene layers by mapping the surface of carbon materials with an appropriate contrast agent was introduced by a team of researchers from Zelinsky Insti...
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Scientists control the flow of heat and light in photonic crystals

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Twente in the Netherlands and Thales Research & Technology, France, have found a way to control heat propagation in photonic...
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International and U.S. Students and Teachers Headed to Toronto for 34th Annual International Space Development Conference®: Students competed in prestigious NSS-NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2015 - 7:45am
Hundreds of students and teachers from the United States and countries across the globe will converge in Toronto this month for the National Space Society's (NSS) 34th annual International Space Devel...
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Spiders spin reinforced silk

Nanotechweb - May 11, 2015 - 3:55am
First ever “bionicomposite” made from silk and carbon nanomaterials could find use in a range of applications, from textiles to nerve regeneration and tissue repair.
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Pixelligent Technologies Announces $1M Phase-II OLED Lighting Award From the US Department of Energy

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Pixelligent Technologies announced today that it has been selected for a Phase II Solid State Lighting award from the US Department of Energy to support the development of advanced light-extraction ma...
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