Nano News & Events

Official: Iran Ranks 1st in Nano Science Production in Region

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Iran has achieved eye-catching breakthroughs in the field of nano- science and technology, an Iranian official announced in July, adding that the country ranks 1st in the field of nano science product...
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Scientists Use Gold/Silver Nanoalloy to Measure Oxidant Compounds Accurately

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A sensitive and accurate method was designed by chemists from University of Mazandaran, Northern Iran, to measure antioxidant compounds, including vitamin C, in biological samples.
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Atomically Thin Solar Cells

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
It does not get any thinner than this: The novel material graphene consists of only one atomic layer of carbon atoms and exhibits very special electronic properties. As it turns out, there are other m...
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Leti to Present its Silicon Photonics Device Library and 3D Stacking Techniques for Communication Applications at OFC 2014

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti will present on its silicon photonics device library and 3D stacking techniques for communication applications at OFC 2014 in San Francisco, Calif., March 11-14.
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Simon Fraser University Completes Installation of Electron Microscopes from FEI: SFU’s new multi-million-dollar Centre for Soft Materials now offers the most advanced suite of microscopes in Western Canada

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today that it has completed the installation of a suite of high-end electron microscopes at Simon Fraser University's (SFU) new Centre for Soft Materials. The systems inst...
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Harris & Harris Group Notes D-Wave's Article in Phys.Org

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the article posted by Robert Perkins on Phys.Org on Harris & Harris Group's por...
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Malvern specialist to explore use of Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis for characterizing extracellular vesicles at ISEV 2014

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Pauline Carnell, Senior Application Scientist at Malvern Instruments, will present a paper at ISEV 2014 discussing ‘The practical use of nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) to characterise extracellu...
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Thailand's Next Move on Research and Innovation

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
It is no laughing matter when Thailand announced it is striving to become a knowledge based economy and a key player among AEC member countries. In order to achieve this humongous challenge, Thailand...
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Arrowhead to Present at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that President and CEO, Christopher Anzalone, Ph.D., will present at t...
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Rice synthetic biologists shine light on genetic circuit analysis: Bioengineers invent ‘light tube array,’ ‘bioscilloscope’ to test, debug genetic circuits

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
In a significant advance for the growing field of synthetic biology, Rice University bioengineers have created a toolkit of genes and hardware that uses colored lights and engineered bacteria to bring...
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Nanoplatform delivers double-drug combo

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2014 - 6:21am
Squalene-based nanocomposite containing a drug that disrupts blood vessel growth and an anticancer agent could help more efficiently treat tumours
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Nano-antenna boosts nonlinear optics

Nanotechweb - March 11, 2014 - 7:19am
Plasmonic field enhancements increase nonlinear interactions by a factor of a million.
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Carbon Nanotubes Market by Type (SWCNTS & MWCNTS), Application (Electronics, Chemicals, Energy, Medical, Composites, Aerospace & more) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/affcontent/?tt=3721_142076_69066_&r=/research/dc3l4k/carbon_nanotubes ) has announced the addition of the "Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market by Ty...
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Toxicity of Commonly-Used Nanoparticles on Human Body Studied in Iran

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Payam-e Noor University, Tehran Branch, and Yazd University of Medical Sciences investigated toxicity effects of commonly-used nanoparticles, including gold, silver and zinc o...
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Aptasensors Help Detection of Cancer Protein Marker

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemistry researchers in association with their colleagues from Romania succeeded in the production of a highly sensitive and simple electrochemical aptasensor to detect protein marker of brea...
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Nano Labs Shareholder Update

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Nano Labs Corp. (OTCQB: CTLE) is pleased to provide the following update to shareholders regarding the Company direction and vision for 2014.
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Squeezing light into metals: University of Utah engineers control conductivity with inkjet printer

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Using an inexpensive inkjet printer, University of Utah electrical engineers produced microscopic structures that use light in metals to carry information. This new technique, which controls electrica...
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Up-Converted Radio: The way to treat radio waves in a noisy environment is to turn them into visible light

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Ever worry about losing your mobile-phone reception? The problem is a weak microwave signal. The same problem hampers cosmologists looking at the early universe, a glimpse embodied in the cosmic micro...
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Colored diamonds are a superconductor’s best friend

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Flawed but colorful diamonds are among the most sensitive detectors of magnetic fields known today, allowing physicists to explore the minuscule magnetic fields in metals, exotic materials and even hu...
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Harris & Harris Group Notes Metabolon's Collaboration Agreement With Human Longevity Inc. to Provide Metabolomic Profiling Services

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by its portfolio company, Metabolon, Inc., that it has signed...
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