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Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II Approved to Start Routine Operations: Milestone marks transition to exciting new chapter

Nanotech-Now - September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has approved the start of routine operations at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) at Brookhaven National Laboratory, beginning a period of signific...
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Southampton scientists grow a new challenger to graphene

Nanotech-Now - September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from the University of Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) has developed a new way to fabricate a potential challenger to graphene.
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Future flexible electronics based on carbon nanotubes: Study in Applied Physics Letters show how to improve nanotube transistor and circuit performance with fluoropolymers

Nanotech-Now - September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Northwestern University have demonstrated a new method to improve the reliability and performance of transistors and circuits based on carbon nan...
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Nanotubes help healing hearts keep the beat: Rice University, Texas Children’s Hospital patch for defects enhances electrical connections between cells

Nanotech-Now - September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Carbon nanotubes serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through new pediatric heart-defect patches invented at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital.

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Immune system is key ally in cyberwar against cancer: Rice University study yields new two-step strategy for weakening cancer

Nanotech-Now - September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Research by Rice University scientists who are fighting a cyberwar against cancer finds that the immune system may be a clinician's most powerful ally.
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Los Alamos Researchers Uncover New Properties in Nanocomposite Oxide Ceramics for Reactor Fuel, Fast-Ion Conductors: Misfit dislocations are key to transport properties across material interfaces

Nanotech-Now - September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanocomposite oxide ceramics have potential uses as ferroelectrics, fast ion conductors, and nuclear fuels and for storing nuclear waste, generating a great deal of scientific interest on the structur...
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Production of Organometallic Frameworks in Least Possible Time

Nanotech-Now - September 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used a combined method to produce organometallic frameworks at nanometric scale.
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Graphene almost there for silicon wafer-scale standard

Nanotechweb - September 24, 2014 - 3:41am
A new way to grow high-quality samples of the carbon sheet measuring between 100 and 300 nm across has been developed by researchers in the US and UK.
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Graphene provides ultrasensitive generic biodetection

Nanotechweb - September 23, 2014 - 10:27am
Nano- and picomolar detection of a range of biomarkers has been demonstrated using functionalized graphene.
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Nanobiosym Global Summit Convenes World Experts in Cambridge to Democratize Healthcare: Summit Will Focus on Early Adopters of Disruptive Technology to Personalize, Mobilize and Decentralize the Next Generation of Healthcare

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanobiosym, a leading nanotechnology firm, announced today the agenda for the annual Nanobiosym Global Initiative Summit, which will be held on the Harvard Campus on Saturday September 27th and Sunday...
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Iranian Scientists Separate Zinc Ion at Low Concentrations

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in designing and synthesizing an engineering structure for separation of zinc ion.
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Iranian Researchers Synthesize Stable Ceramic Nanopowders at Room Temperature

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology proposed a new method for the production of stable ceramic nanopowders with applications in various industries, including aerospace, ceramic p...
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Arrowhead to Present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Bruce Given, M.D., Arrowhead's chief operating officer, will pres...
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SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) Receives NIST Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 Award to Produce Greater than 99% Semiconducting Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
SWeNTs patented CoMoCAT® Technology and NIST Separation Technology will Yield Scalable, Affordable and Chirally-Pure SWCNTs Crucial for Numerous Electronics Applications.
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Toward optical chips: A promising light source for optoelectronic chips can be tuned to different frequencies

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Chips that use light, rather than electricity, to move data would consume much less power — and energy efficiency is a growing concern as chips' transistor counts rise.
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New research points to graphene as a flexible, low-cost touchscreen solution

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
New research published today in the journal Advanced Functional Materials suggests that graphene-treated nanowires could soon replace current touchscreen technology, significantly reducing production...
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CiQUS researchers design an artificial nose to detect DNA differentiation with single nucleotide resolution

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
As they have published in the prestigious journal Small, this is a method of identification of nucleic acids based on the generation pattern (bar code) inspired by our olfactory system. The difference...
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Big Results Require Big Ambitions: Three young UCSB faculty receive CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Three UC Santa Barbara researchers — a computer scientist, a chemical engineer and a physicist — are among the recent recipients of the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (...
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Wear-resistant ceramic powder maximises component lifespan in high-stress applications: Innovnano’s nanostructured 3YSZ offers improved tribological performance for manufacturing components

Nanotech-Now - September 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Innovnano (www.innovnano-materials.com), an expert manufacturer of high performance ceramic powders, has developed nanostructured 3 mol % yttria-stabilised zirconia (3YSZ) as an optimised ceramic mate...
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Nanoporous hydroxide makes good supercapacitor

Nanotechweb - September 22, 2014 - 2:49am
Thin film has a high capacitance and promising energy and power densities, and so could be ideal for practical devices.
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