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Sunblock poses potential hazard to sea life

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The sweet and salty aroma of sunscreen and seawater signals a relaxing trip to the shore. But scientists are now reporting that the idyllic beach vacation comes with an environmental hitch. When certa...
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Rice physicist emerges as leader in quantum materials research: Nevidomskyy wins both NSF CAREER Award and Cottrell Scholar Award

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"Emergent" is a key concept in the work of Rice University theoretical physicist Andriy Nevidomskyy, and thanks to two prestigious new awards, it is also an apt description of his work.
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Graphene may be key to leap in supercapacitor performance

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By Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman, IDTechEx Graphene electrodes are one of the best prospects for enabling supercapacitors and superbatteries to take up to half of the lithium-ion battery market in 15...
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Newly-Developed Nanobiosensor Quickly Diagnoses Cancer

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Iranian materials engineering researchers from Sharif University of Technology produced a biosensor for the early diagnosis of cancer.
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Ultrasonic Waves Applied in Production of Graphene Nanosheets

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Graphene oxide nanosheets were produced through a simple, fast and economical method by Iranian researchers from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.
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The channel that relaxes DNA: Relaxing DNA strands by using nano-channels: Instructions for use

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With the widespread use of methods for DNA analysis and manipulation, it's certainly useful to find a way to unravel and relax the strands of this molecule that tends to form tangles spontaneously. On...
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The International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC) is proud to announce the 2014 Space Elevator Conference! This annual event will be held at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington from Friday, August 22nd through Sunday, August 24th

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Come experience learning, brainstorming, and international collaboration in an atmosphere of history, invention, and discovery! In addition to the 3-day conference, a Family Science Fest will be held...
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KaSAM-2014 International Conference (September 7-10, 2014, Kathmandu, Nepal)

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The 2nd International Conference: Kathmandu Symposia on Advanced Materials-2014 (KaSAM-2014), organized by Nepal Polymer Institute (NPI) in association with Tribhuvan University (Kathmandu) Kathmand...
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Success in Intracellular Imaging of Cesium Distribution in Plants Used for Cesium Absorption

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A research group led by Dr. Hirokazu Komatsu, a member of the YAMATO-MANA Program and a researcher at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA; Director General: Masakazu Aono)...
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Сalculations with Nanoscale Smart Particles

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Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step towa...
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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Receives the 2014 Microscopy Today Innovation Award for blueDrive Photothermal Excitation

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, the technology leader in Atomic Force Microscopy, has received the prestigious 2014 Microscopy Today Innovation Award for the development of blueDriveTM Phototherma...
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Promising Ferroelectric Materials Suffer From Unexpected Electric Polarizations: Brookhaven Lab scientists find surprising locked charge polarizations that impede performance in next-gen materials that could otherwise revolutionize data-driven devices

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Electronic devices with unprecedented efficiency and data storage may someday run on ferroelectrics—remarkable materials that use built-in electric polarizations to read and write digital information,...
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Nano Bonds Increase Raw Strength of Fireproof Concretes

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers in association with their colleagues from Brazil succeeded in the production of fireproof concretes with high raw strength by using nanotechnology.
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Artificial Cells Act Like the Real Thing: Cell-like compartments produce proteins and communicate with one another, similar to natural biological systems

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery, but mimicking the intricate networks and dynamic interactions that are inherent to living cells is difficult to achieve outside the cell. Now, a...
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Production of Toxic Ion Nanosorbents with High Sorption Capacity in Iran

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists from Sistan and Balouchestan University in association with researchers from the Tehran Science and Research Branch of the Islamic Azad University and the University of New South Wale...
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Interaction between Drug, DNA for Designing Anticancer Drugs Studied in Iran

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanoparticles as quantum dots and presented a new, effective and sensitive method to study interaction between drug and DNA.
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Laser makes microscopes way cooler: Cooling a nanowire probe with a laser could lead to substantial improvements in the sensitivity of atomic force probe microscopes

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Laser physicists have found a way to make atomic-force microscope probes 20 times more sensitive and capable of detecting forces as small as the weight of an individual virus.
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Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. Expects Approval to Become PEN Inc. : Two Leading Companies Combine to Bring to Market Advanced Products Enabled by Nanotechnology; Shareholder Meeting Will Occur on Friday, August 22, 2014, in Irving, TX to Vote on the Com

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: APNT) (Applied Nanotech), a global leader in nanotechnology research and development, today announced that a majority of shareholders have returned proxies or...
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AI Technology (AIT) Introduces Novel High Temperature Large Area Underfill with Proven Stress Absorption

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
AI Technology, Inc. (AIT) is proud to introduce a new generation of Flip-Chip Underfill solution that combines a High Tg of >240°C and novel stress absorbing capabilities to allow long-term reliabilit...
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Molecular engineers record an electron's quantum behavior

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers led by the University of Chicago has developed a technique to record the quantum mechanical behavior of an individual electron contained within a nanoscale defect in diamond. The...
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