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Nanowire LED Innovator Aledia Completes $31 Million Series B Financing

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
New Investors Include Automotive-lighting Leader Valeo, IKEA GreenTech, the Venture Capital Arm of IKEA, and Bpifrance, the French National Industrial Bank; Development-and-Supply Contracts Signed wit...
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Polymeric Nanocarrier to Increase Effectiveness of Anticancer Drugs Produced in Iran

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of application of a type of polymer as the carrier of anticancer drugs.
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X-ray imaging reveals secrets in battery materials: Imaging and data analysis techniques offer new approach to probing material properties

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
In a new study, researchers explain why one particular cathode material works well at high voltages, while most other cathodes do not. The insights, published in the 19 June issue of the journal Scien...
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Scientists film shock waves in diamond: X-ray laser opens up new avenues of research in material science

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have used ultra-short pulses of X-rays to film shock waves in diamonds. The study headed by DESY scientists opens up new possibilities for studying the properties of materials. Thanks to t...
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Biomedical breakthrough: Carbon nanoparticles you can make at home

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have found an easy way to produce carbon nanoparticles that are small enough to evade the body's immune system, reflect light in the near-infrared range for easy detection, and carry paylo...
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Stanford engineers find a simple yet clever way to boost chip speeds: Inside each chip are millions of tiny wires to transport data; wrapping them in a protective layer of graphene could boost speeds by up to 30 percent

Nanotech-Now - June 20, 2015 - 7:45am
A typical computer chip includes millions of transistors connected with an extensive network of copper wires. Although chip wires are unimaginably short and thin compared to household wires both have...
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Solegear Further Strengthens its Product Development Team: New Hire Seeks to Create New, Disruptive, Sustainable Materials

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SGB) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Sadaf Shafiei Sabet to its biopolymer engineering team.
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A new look at surface chemistry: Technique for studying the atomic structure of material surfaces holds promise for catalysis, corrosion and other critical reactions

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
For the first time in the long and vaunted history of scanning electron microscopy, the unique atomic structure at the surface of a material has been resolved. This landmark in scientific imaging was...
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Toward nanorobots that swim through blood to deliver drugs (video)

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Someday, treating patients with nanorobots could become standard practice to deliver medicine specifically to parts of the body affected by disease. But merely injecting drug-loaded nanoparticles migh...
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On the Surface of Polymers

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Henniker Plasma, a UK based supplier of plasma surface treatment equipment and processes, document the advantages of plasma treatment to improve adhesion on a wide range of engineering polymers.
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Deben reports on how the University of Portsmouth use in situ µXCT compressive testing to help answer how materials respond to complex loading conditions

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, report on the µXCT in situ testing being carried out in the School of E...
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Arrowhead Receives Regulatory Clearance to Begin Additional Phase 2b Studies of Hepatitis B Candidate ARC-520

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that its Clinical Trial Application for ARC-520, its clinical candidat...
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High-tech nanofibres could help nutrients in food hit the spot

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
New research outlines how the creation of ‘nanofibres’ could provide new and improved products and delivery systems for supplementary foodstuffs.
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Dyesol Joins Solliance as an Industrial Partner

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Dyesol Limited (ASX: DYE), world leader in the industrialisation of Perovskite Solar Cell (PSC) technology, and Solliance are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement formalising Dyesol's ent...
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Cellulose from wood can be printed in 3-D

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
A group of researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have managed to print and dry three-dimensional objects made entirely by cellulose for the first time with the help of a 3D-bioprinter. They...
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Graphene heat-transfer riddle unraveled

Nanotech-Now - June 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have solved the long-standing conundrum of how the boundary between grains of graphene affects heat conductivity in thin films of the miracle substance -- bringing developers a step closer...
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Polymer membrane makes good nanofilter

Nanotechweb - June 18, 2015 - 6:02am
with video New ultrathin film might find applications in desalination, oil refineries and in drug manufacture.
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Nonlinear mirror seen in metamaterial

Nanotechweb - June 17, 2015 - 10:36am
Researchers have observed backward phase matching in a negative index material, 10 years after the effect was first predicted.
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New Sensors Measure Blood Anti-Coagulation Drug

Nanotech-Now - June 17, 2015 - 8:36am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology produced a highly sensitive and accurate sensor which can measure a type of blood anti-coagulation drug.
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Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Congratulates Key Customer for Winning Energy Conservation Awards: Paper Manufacturer Recognized for Lowering Energy Costs and Carbon Emissions

Nanotech-Now - June 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK INTK), a global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, is pleased to congratulate their long-time customer, Seshasayee Paper and Boards Limited, a...
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