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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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Resistance makes waves: There is a growing understanding of the conditions required for superconductivity and how it can be achieved at realistic temperatures

Nanotech-Now - December 26, 2013 - 11:45am
Even physics can give pointers for energy saving. An international team working together with the Centre for Quantum Materials, run by the Max Planck Society in conjunction with the University of Brit...
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The analogue of a tsunami for telecommunication

Nanotech-Now - December 26, 2013 - 11:45am
Development of electronics and communication requires a hardware base capable for increasingly larger precision, ergonomics and throughput. For communication and GPS-navigation satellites, it is of gr...
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Silica, Copper Particles Used in Production of Waterproof, Antibacterial Cotton Fabrics

Nanotech-Now - December 26, 2013 - 11:45am
Iranian researchers created superhydrophobic and antibacterial properties in cotton fabrics by using silica nanoparticles and copper metallic compounds.
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Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles Applicable in Nuclear Medicine

Nanotech-Now - December 26, 2013 - 11:45am
Iranian researchers used a simple and eco-friendly method to produce homogenous zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles with various applications in medical industries due to their photocatalytic and antibacte...
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Nanotech Innovation Keeps Surfaces Clean and Transparent

Nanotech-Now - December 26, 2013 - 11:45am
Hanging hundreds of feet off the ground to wash a skyscraper's windows or pumping water out to a desert solar array to keep its panels and mirrors clean is more than just a hassle—it's an expensive pr...
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Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Help Increasing Durability of Milk

Nanotech-Now - December 26, 2013 - 11:45am
Iranian researchers have studied the antibacterial effect of zinc oxide nanoparticles on various bacteria and added the nanoparticles to milk as antimicrobial agent to investigate the results.
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Penn Researchers Grow Liquid Crystal 'Flowers' That Can Be Used as Lenses

Nanotech-Now - December 25, 2013 - 7:45am
A team of material scientists, chemical engineers and physicists from the University of Pennsylvania has made another advance in their effort to use liquid crystals as a medium for assembling structur...
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