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Nanorobots open blood brain barrier

Nanotechweb - April 10, 2015 - 5:22am
(with audio) Canadian researchers may have developed a new way to treat brain disorders.
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Nanotherapy for heart attacks and strokes

Nanotechweb - April 9, 2015 - 7:05am
Nanoparticles loaded with a cholesterol-lowering drug reduce inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques.
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Diamond cavity boosts magnetic-field detection

Nanotechweb - April 9, 2015 - 6:55am
New sensor could be used to study the brain and heart.
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Tunneling across a tiny gap:

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Conduction and thermal radiation are two ways in which heat is transferred from one object to another: Conduction is the process by which heat flows between objects in physical contact, such as a pot...
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Future electronics based on carbon nanotubes: A team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign finds way to purify arrays of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), possibly providing a step toward post-silicon circuits and devices

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
The exceptional properties of tiny molecular cylinders known as carbon nanotubes have tantalized researchers for years because of the possibility they could serve as a successors to silicon in laying...
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UK National Graphene Institute Selects Bruker as Official Partner: World-Leading Graphene Research Facility Purchases Multiple Bruker AFMs

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced an official partnership with the University of Manchester's National Graphene Institute (NGI), joining a select list of industrial collaborators. This...
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Carbon nanotube computing? Single-walled carbon nanotube composites show great promise for many things -- including use as a material in 'unconventional' computing

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
As we approach the miniaturization limits of conventional electronics, alternatives to silicon-based transistors--the building blocks of the multitude of electronic devices we've come to rely on--are...
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Device extracts rare tumor cells using sound: Microfluidic chip developed by CMU President Suresh and collaborators uses acoustic waves to separate circulating tumor cells from blood cells

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
-A simple blood test may one day replace invasive biopsies thanks to a new device that uses sound waves to separate blood-borne cancer cells from white blood cells.
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Aluminum battery from Stanford offers safe alternative to conventional batteries

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Stanford University scientists have invented the first high-performance aluminum battery that's fast-charging, long-lasting and inexpensive. Researchers say the new technology offers a safe alternativ...
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In situ production of biofunctionalised few-layer defect-free microsheets of graphene

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
This potentially scalable graphene production method has just been published in Advanced Functional Materials by the ICN2 Nanobioelectronics and Biosensors Group, led by ICREA Prof Arben Merkoçi, in c...
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Better sensors for medical imaging, contraband detection: Magnetic-field detector is 1,000 times more efficient than its predecessors

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
MIT researchers have developed a new, ultrasensitive magnetic-field detector that is 1,000 times more energy-efficient than its predecessors. It could lead to miniaturized, battery-powered devices for...
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Application of Egg White in Production of Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences proposed the application of egg white as the size-controlling agent in the production of oxide nanoparticles.
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Scientists Find New Method to Determine Anti-Depression Drug in Biological Samples

Nanotech-Now - April 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Bu-Ali Sina University of Hamedan succeeded in the production of a sensor which can be used in a sensitive tool to measure an anti-depression drug.
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Atoms interfere in new Hong-Ou-Mandel experiment

Nanotechweb - April 8, 2015 - 5:51am
(with audio) Observations could be important for testing fundamental concepts in physics such as Bell’s inequalities and the quantum-to-classical transition.
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Crystal-handedness revealed by twisted electron beams

Nanotechweb - April 7, 2015 - 9:50am
A modified electron-microscopy technique could measure chirality of single molecules
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