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Interaction between Drug, DNA for Designing Anticancer Drugs Studied in Iran

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanoparticles as quantum dots and presented a new, effective and sensitive method to study interaction between drug and DNA.
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Laser makes microscopes way cooler: Cooling a nanowire probe with a laser could lead to substantial improvements in the sensitivity of atomic force probe microscopes

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Laser physicists have found a way to make atomic-force microscope probes 20 times more sensitive and capable of detecting forces as small as the weight of an individual virus.
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Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. Expects Approval to Become PEN Inc. : Two Leading Companies Combine to Bring to Market Advanced Products Enabled by Nanotechnology; Shareholder Meeting Will Occur on Friday, August 22, 2014, in Irving, TX to Vote on the Com

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: APNT) (Applied Nanotech), a global leader in nanotechnology research and development, today announced that a majority of shareholders have returned proxies or...
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AI Technology (AIT) Introduces Novel High Temperature Large Area Underfill with Proven Stress Absorption

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
AI Technology, Inc. (AIT) is proud to introduce a new generation of Flip-Chip Underfill solution that combines a High Tg of >240°C and novel stress absorbing capabilities to allow long-term reliabilit...
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Molecular engineers record an electron's quantum behavior

Nanotech-Now - August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers led by the University of Chicago has developed a technique to record the quantum mechanical behavior of an individual electron contained within a nanoscale defect in diamond. The...
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Multilayer silicene proves stable in air

Nanotechweb - August 18, 2014 - 5:24am
Silicene has been shown to be stable in air, opening the way to further studies of the new material’s properties and potential technologies that might exploit them.
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Scientists fold RNA origami from a single strand: RNA origami is a new method for organizing molecules on the nanoscale. Using just a single strand of RNA, this technique can produce many complicated shapes.

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
RNA origami is a new method for organizing molecules on the nanoscale. Using just a single strand of RNA, many complicated shapes can be fabricated by this technique. Unlike existing methods for foldi...
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Iranian Scientists Stabilize Protein on Highly Stable Electrode Surface

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Bu-Ali Sina University in Hamedan used multi-walled carbon nanotubes and made a breakthrough success by stabilizing protein on the surface of electrode with high stability.
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Iranian Scientists Propose New Method to Modify Nanotubes for Targeted Drug Delivery

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University presented a new method to improve the performance of carbon nanotubes in cancer treatment and reduce the problems in its applications.
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Novel chip-based platform could simplify measurements of single molecules: A nanopore-gated optofluidic chip combines electrical and optical measurements of single molecules onto a single platform

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a new approach for studying single molecules and nanoparticles by combining electrical and optical measurements on an integrated chip-based platform. In a p...
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'Trojan horse' treatment could beat brain tumors: A smart technology which involves smuggling gold nanoparticles into brain cancer cells has proven highly effective in lab-based tests

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A "Trojan horse" treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, which involves using tiny nanoparticles of gold to kill tumour cells, has been successfully tested by scientists.
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Can our computers continue to get smaller and more powerful? University of Michigan computer scientist reviews frontier technologies to determine fundamental limits of computer scaling

Nanotech-Now - August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
From their origins in the 1940s as sequestered, room-sized machines designed for military and scientific use, computers have made a rapid march into the mainstream, radically transforming industry, co...
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SouthWest NanoTechnologies Appoints Matteson-Ridolfi for U.S. Distribution of its SMW™ Specialty Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - August 15, 2014 - 7:45am
SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT), a leading manufacturer of single-wall, few-wall and multi-wall carbon nanotube materials for printed electronics, energy storage and composites applications has app...
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Chemical reaction yields "tapes" of porphin molecules: Flexible tapes from the nanoworld

Nanotech-Now - August 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Dr. Wilhelm Auwärter and his team are working on a research project to develop tiny flat molecule tapes at the Department of Physics of Technische Universität München (TUM). These structures could fin...
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New material could enhance fast and accurate DNA sequencing

Nanotech-Now - August 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Gene-based personalized medicine has many possibilities for diagnosis and targeted therapy, but one big bottleneck: the expensive and time-consuming DNA-sequencing process.
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Triptolide nanogel treats liver cancer

Nanotechweb - August 14, 2014 - 8:17am
Coated version of naturally occurring antitumor compound appears to be more effective against hepatocellular carcinoma than conventional therapies.
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Polychiral CNTs make better solar cells

Nanotechweb - August 14, 2014 - 5:28am
New devices are nearly two times better at converting sunlight into power.
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Nanoparticles tackle cancer with heat and 'suicide genes'

Nanotechweb - August 13, 2014 - 9:16am
Magnetic nanoparticles hunt down cancerous tissue in the body and deliver "suicide genes" to destroy the cells.
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Arrowhead Reports Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results and Provides Update on ARC-520

Nanotech-Now - August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 30, 20...
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Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 15, 2014

Nanotech-Now - August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
The management of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: TINY), will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for its second quarter 2014, to update shareholders and analysts o...
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