Nano News & Events

Arrowhead Files for Regulatory Permission to Begin Phase 1 Trial of RNAi Therapeutic ARC-AAT

Nanotech-Now - November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it recently filed an application for approval to begin a Phase 1...
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Spectral Surface Mapping with Microscopic Resolution: CRAIC Technologies introduces Spectral Surface Mapping™ (S2M™) software

Nanotech-Now - November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
This gives a user the ability to map the Raman and UV-visible-NIR absorbance, reflectance or fluorescence spectral response, point-by-point, with microscopic spatial resolution.
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Stopping phosphorene from degrading

Nanotechweb - November 20, 2014 - 4:31am
An overlayer of alumina seems to do the trick.
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Nonlinear signals benefit from top coat

Nanotechweb - November 18, 2014 - 12:55pm
A silver-coated nanowire provides efficient, tunable and directional nonlinear signals for photonic systems.
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Dicerna Announces License Agreement with Tekmira to Advance Dicerna’s PH1 Development Program

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced a licensing agreement for Dicerna to use Tekmira's proprietary lipid nanopart...
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Researchers create & control spin waves, lifting prospects for enhanced info processing

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of New York University and University of Barcelona physicists has developed a method to control the movements occurring within magnetic materials, which are used to store and carry information...
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First genetic-based tool to detect circulating cancer cells in blood: NanoFlares light up individual cells if breast cancer biomarker is present

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Metastasis is bad news for cancer patients. Northwestern University scientists now have demonstrated a simple but powerful tool that can detect live cancer cells in the bloodstream, potentially long b...
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Penn engineers efficiently 'mix' light at the nanoscale

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
The race to make computer components smaller and faster and use less power is pushing the limits of the properties of electrons in a material. Photonic systems could eventually replace electronic ones...
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Graphene/nanotube hybrid benefits flexible solar cells: Rice University labs create novel electrode for dye-sensitized cells

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have invented a novel cathode that may make cheap, flexible dye-sensitized solar cells practical.
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New White Paper on Microgram Weights Describes How to Achieve Traceable Measurement down to 0.05 milligrams

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
The new METTLER TOLEDO White Paper "Traceability with Microgram Weights" explains the factors that must be considered in the design, manufacturing and calibration of sub-milligram weights in the range...
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Application of Nanocomposites in Production of Photocatalysts for Water Treatment

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemical researchers from University of Isfahan studied the production of nanocomposites with photocatalytic properties to modify industrial wastewater purification processes.
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Researchers discern the shapes of high-order Brownian motions

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
For the first time, scientists have vividly mapped the shapes and textures of high-order modes of Brownian motions--in this case, the collective macroscopic movement of molecules in microdisk resonato...
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Milk Protein Used in Production of Drug Nanocarriers

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kharazmi University produced drug nanocarriers for target delivery to treat gastric cancer.
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Arrowhead to Present at Upcoming Conferences

Nanotech-Now - November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that the Company will present at upcoming investor and scientific conf...
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2D metal-dichalcogenides could make thin-film lasers

Nanotechweb - November 18, 2014 - 6:11am
A tunable optical microcavity confines emitted light into a narrow line.
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New 3D topological insulator is the most perfect yet

Nanotechweb - November 17, 2014 - 10:50am
BiSbTeSe2 behaves just how theory says it should.
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VDMA Electronics Production Equipment: Growth track for 2014 and 2015 confirmed: Business climate survey shows robust industry sector

Nanotech-Now - November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
According to the current business climate survey of the VDMA Sector Group Productronics the German manufacturers of components, machinery and equipment for electronics production expect an increase in...
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Mining entrepreneur Julian Malnic Joins Deep Space Industries’ Board: Deep Space Industries welcomes a prolific mining entrepreneur and accomplished company builder, Julian Malnic, to its Board of Directors

Nanotech-Now - November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Deep Space Industries is pleased to announce the election of Julian Malnic, accomplished entrepreneur and business leader, to its Board. Julian is a recognized leader in the global mining industry, h...
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Brookhaven Science Associates Awarded Brookhaven Lab Management Contract Battelle/Stony Brook University partnership retains contract it has held since 1998

Nanotech-Now - November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (BSA) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue managing and operating Brookhaven National Laboratory under a new five-year base contract...
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Nanocomposites Strengthen Bone Implants

Nanotech-Now - November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian academic researchers produced nanocomposites which can be used in the recovery of bone and damaged tissues.
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