Nano News & Events

Two New Piezo Stages from nPoint Inc.

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The NPXY60-258 and the NPXY60Z20-257 piezo stages are the latest additions to nPoint's nanopositioning lineup. These stages are designed for advanced research markets in need of UHV and non-magnetic...
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MEMS nanoinjector for genetic modification of cells: Researchers from Nexus Spine LLC and Brigham Young University have developed new, high-tech device for transferring DNA into cells

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The ability to transfer a gene or DNA sequence from one animal into the genome of another plays a critical role in a wide range of medical research—including cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes.
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Halas, Koushanfar land coveted MURI grants: Halas' Laboratory for Nanophotonics wins 4th MURI since 1999

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists from five Rice University research groups, including four from Rice's Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP), are embarking on new nanotechnology research programs related to green chemistry,...
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Ames Lab creates multifunctional nanoparticles for cheaper, cleaner biofuel

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has created a faster, cleaner biofuel refining technology that not only combines processes, it uses widely available materials to reduce costs.
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Small, but heading for the big time: Nanobiotix revenue for the 1st quarter of 2014 and new composition of the shareholding

Nanotech-Now - May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, today announces its revenue for the first quarter...
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Azulene breaks the rules

Nanotechweb - May 14, 2014 - 5:46am
New result could be important for organic electronics and designing new electronic materials
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A skinful of nanoparticles starts to show

Nanotechweb - May 14, 2014 - 5:22am
Measuring the nanoparticle content in a skin sample can quantitatively indicate the concentration accumulated in internal organs.
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Over 6,200 Contestants Participate in 4th National Nanotechnology Competition in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
The National Nanotechnology Competition was held on 9 May, 2014 with the participation of 6,240 contestants from various Iranian universities.
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New Powder Nanocomposite Miracle in Bone Recovery

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a powder nanocomposite with various medical applications in dentistry, orthopedics and tissue engineering.
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CIQUS researchers control the activation and deactivation of the "sergeants - soldiers effect" in helical polymers by the addition of metal ions

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
This research, published in the prestigious Chemical Science, describes novel properties of chiral amplification. In these new copolymers with chiral and achiral units, the "sergeants and soldiers eff...
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Malvern Instruments launches the new Zetasizer NanoSampler for high throughput sample delivery

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
The new Zetasizer NanoSampler from Malvern Instruments is a versatile, compact, fully automated sample delivery system for the Zetasizer Nano, the most widely used system for nanoparticle and colloid...
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Specialized Nanoimmunology Panel Presented in Int'l Congress of Immunology, Allergy in Iran

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
The 12th International Congress of Immunology and Allergy was held in Milad Tower Conference Hall in Tehran, Iran, from April 29 to May 2, 2014.
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Harris & Harris Group Reports Financial Statements as of March 31, 2014

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TINY), reported today that, as of March 31, 2014, its net asset value and net asset value per share were $116,482,799 and $3.73, respectively.
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Chemotherapy timing is key to success: Nanoparticles that stagger delivery of two drugs knock out aggressive tumors in mice.

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
MIT researchers have devised a novel cancer treatment that destroys tumor cells by first disarming their defenses, then hitting them with a lethal dose of DNA damage.
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Scientists Find Solution to Two Long-Standing Mysteries of Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductivity: Findings unequivocally link two "personality" changes of electrons at critical point

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists seeking to understand the intricacies of high-temperature superconductivity-the ability of certain materials to carry electrical current with no energy loss-have been particularly puzzled b...
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Luminescent nanocrystal tags and high-speed scanner enable rapid detection of multiple pathogens in a single test

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
On-the-fly Decoding Luminescence Lifetimes in the μs Region for Lanthanide-Encoded Suspension Arrays Yiqing Lu, Jie Lu, Jiangbo Zhao, Janet Cusido, Francisco M. Raymo, Jingli Yuan, Sean Yang,...
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Nanoengineers Develop Basis for Electronics That Stretch at the Molecular Level

Nanotech-Now - May 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego are asking what might be possible if semiconductor materials were flexible and stretchable without sacrificing electronic function?
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What is the best shape for a nanoparticle?

Nanotechweb - May 12, 2014 - 3:55am
When it comes to drug delivery to tumours, cubic nanocages or nanorods might be better than nanospheres or nanodisks
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Discovery Creates a Better Chance for Clean Energy Research: UH Researchers Find First New High-Efficiency Thermoelectric Material in 60 Years

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Houston physicists have discovered a new thermoelectric material offering high performance at temperatures ranging from room temperature up to 300 degrees Celsius, or about 573 degrees F...
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Mydax Pushes the Limits of Precision Temperature Stability Control

Nanotech-Now - May 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Mydax has successfully designed, developed, and delivered three custom refrigeration chillers that utilize ultra-precision temperature control to Lyncean Technologies, Inc.
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