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STMicroelectronics Executive Vice-President Benedetto Vigna Awarded IEEE Frederik Philips Award

Nanotech-Now - March 15, 2015 - 7:45am
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that Benedetto Vigna, Executive Vice President Analog, ME...
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Antibiotic nanoparticles attack respiratory infection and reduce drug side effects

Nanotech-Now - March 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Treating respiratory disease is often difficult because drugs have to cross biological barriers such as respiratory tissue and mucosa, and must therefore be given in large quantities in order for an e...
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Optogenetics without the genetics

Nanotech-Now - March 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Light can be used to activate normal, non-genetically modified neurons through the use of targeted gold nanoparticles, report scientists from the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois a...
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NIH Grant to Keystone Nano to Target Nanoparticles to Cancer Cells

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2015 - 7:45am
KN is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a National Institute of Health (NIH) grant to further develop its nanoparticles for the treatment of cancer. The National Cancer Institute, a part of...
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Engineers create chameleon-like artificial 'skin' that shifts color on demand

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Borrowing a trick from nature, engineers from the University of California at Berkeley have created an incredibly thin, chameleon-like material that can be made to change color -- on demand -- by simp...
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Super-resolution microscopes reveal the link between genome packaging and cell pluripotency: A study using super-resolution microscopy reveals that our genome is not regularly packaged and links these packaging differences to stem cell state

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2015 - 7:45am
In 1953 Watson and Crick first published the discovery of the double helix structure of the DNA. They were able to visualize the DNA structure by means of X-Ray diffraction. Techniques, such as electr...
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Sweet nanoparticles target stroke

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Materials resulting from chemical bonding of glucosamine, a type of sugar, with fullerenes, kind of nanoparticles known as buckyballs, might help to reduce cell damage and inflammation occurring after...
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Turmeric Extract Applied in Production of Antibacterial Nanodrugs

Nanotech-Now - March 13, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers designed an anti-infection drug delivery system based on nanotechnology, using turmeric extract and natural polymers.
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Surface structure can tailor adhesion

Nanotechweb - March 13, 2015 - 5:43am
(with audio) By making gold nanoparticles with different shapes, researchers have identified how surface atomic structures affect friction and adhesion.
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Diamond structure channels photons in their millions

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2015 - 8:07am
Bull's-eye grating in diamond membrane could help improve nanosensors, single photon sources, and quantum memories for quantum computing and networking.
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Carbon nanotubes heat up

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2015 - 6:42am
Hot spots in CNT arrays could degrade device performance.
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Fractal patterns seen on emerging cancerous cells

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2015 - 5:30am
Study could point to new ways of preventing some cancers.
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Graphene quantum dots split Cooper pairs

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2015 - 5:29am
Quantum computers could benefit from new source of entangled electrons.
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Silicon Impulse, New Leti IC Design Platform, Offers One-Stop-Shop For Ultra-low-power Technologies: End-to-end Design Accelerator Platform Targets Energy-efficient Internet of Things Applications and New Devices Using FD-SOI Technology, while Expanding E

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti today announced the launch of its Silicon Impulse IC design competence center, a comprehensive IC technology platform offering IC design, advanced intellectual property, emulator and test ser...
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Mid-IR frequency combs enable high resolution spectroscopy for sensitive gas sensing

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
A frequency comb source is a light source with a spectrum containing thousands of laser lines. The development of these sources has been revolutionary for fundamental science. It has allowed the const...
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Researchers snap-shot fastest observations of superconductivity yet

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team of researchers has used infinitely short light pulses to observe ultrafast changes in the electron-level properties of superconductors, setting a new standard for temporal resolu...
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Researchers synthesize new thin-film material for use in fuel cells: Article in the journal APL Materials shows how to grow Bi2Pt2O7 pyrochlore, potentially a more effective cathode for future fuel cells

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Cornell University have synthesized a new thin-film catalyst for use in fuel cells. In a paper published March 10 in the journal APL Materials, from AIP Publishing, the team reports t...
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The chameleon reorganizes its nanocrystals to change colors

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Many chameleons have the remarkable ability to exhibit complex and rapid color changes during social interactions. A collaboration of scientists within the Sections of Biology and Physics of the Facul...
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High performance, lightweight supercapacitor electrodes of the future

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a novel electrode to make low-cost, lightweight supercapacitors with superior performance, a development that could mean faster charging time and longer battery life in elec...
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Advantest to Exhibit at SEMICON China in Shanghai, China, March 17-19: Showcasing Broad Portfolio of Semiconductor Products, Technologies and Solutions

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) will showcase its broad product portfolio, including its semiconductor test solutions, nanotechnology produc...
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