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A science news preview of 2014

Nanotech-Now - January 1, 2014 - 10:04pm
2014 is also the International Year of Crystallography - a new campaign to raise awareness of the wonderful technique that has revealed the secrets of DNA and drug discovery. It will also promote coll...
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Polypyrrole Nanofiber Used to Determin Urea in Dialysis Patients' Blood

Nanotech-Now - January 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers measured urea level in blood plasma of dialysis patients by using polypyrrole nanostructured fiber through headspace solid phase microextraction.
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Biosafety of Carbon Nanotubes during Pregnancy Investigated in Iran

Nanotech-Now - December 30, 2013 - 7:45am
Iranian veterinary researchers from Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz in association with researchers from Veterinary Faculty of Razi University of Kermanshah studied the effects of carbon nanotubes...
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A magnetic nanoparticles-based method for DNA extraction from the saliva after stroke

Nanotech-Now - December 30, 2013 - 7:45am
C677T polymorphism in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene is a risk factor for stroke. Studies have report a higher C677T homozygosity frequency in Chinese than in Europeans.
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Nanotechnology Helps Measurement of Toxic Heavy Metals in Foodstuff

Nanotech-Now - December 30, 2013 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers measured very tiny amounts of some of toxic heavy metals in water and foodstuff by using SBA-15 nanoporous compound functionalized with guanidin groups as perfect sorbent for metal...
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Edward Snowden named 2013 Lifeboat Foundation Guardian Award Winner

Nanotech-Now - December 28, 2013 - 7:45am
The Lifeboat Foundation Guardian Award is annually bestowed upon a respected scientist or public figure who has warned of a future fraught with dangers and encouraged measures to prevent them.
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