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First Observation of Electronic Structure in Ag-Rh Alloy Nanoparticles Having Hydrogen Absorbing: Storage Property –Attempting to solve the mystery of why Ag-Rh alloy nanoparticles have a similar property to Pd–

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A research team consisting of Osami Sakata, the director of the Synchrotron X-ray Station at SPring-8, Research Network and Facility Services Division (Yasuo Koide, director), NIMS (Sukekatsu Ushioda,...
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Iranians Present Model to Predict Photocatalytic Process in Removal of Pollutants

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Iranian chemists studied the process of elimination of organic pollutants by using nanophotocatalysts and presented a mathematical model.
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Production of Biocompatible Polymers in Iran

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Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology succeeded in the production of degradable and non-toxic polymers.
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Amorphous Coordination Polymer Particles as alternative to classical nanoplatforms for nanomedicine

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Members of ICN2 Nanostructures Functional Materials Group published a series of works developing robust nanoparticles based on coordination polymers for application on theranostics (therapy + diagnosi...
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'Electronic skin' could improve early breast cancer detection

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For detecting cancer, manual breast exams seem low-tech compared to other methods such as MRI. But scientists are now developing an "electronic skin" that "feels" and images small lumps that fingers c...
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New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive

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A multidisciplinary engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar power plants designed to absorb and convert to heat...
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Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact

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A team led by the Lawrence Livermore scientists has created a new kind of ion channel based on short carbon nanotubes, which can be inserted into synthetic bilayers and live cell membranes to form tin...
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Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents

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With fears growing over chemical and biological weapons falling into the wrong hands, scientists are developing microrockets to fight back against these dangerous agents, should the need arise. In the...
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Nanosafety research – there’s room for improvement

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Empa toxicologist Harald Krug has lambasted his colleagues in the journal Angewandte Chemie. He evaluated several thousand studies on the risks associated with nanoparticles and discovered no end of s...
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Lomiko Signs Licensing Agreement to Produce and Supply Power Converter Systems to E-Commerce Customers

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Lomiko Metals Inc. ("Lomiko") (TSX VENTURE:LMR)(PINKSHEETS:LMRMF)(FRANKFURT:DH8B) and its 100% owned subsidiary Lomiko Technologies Inc. are pleased to announce an agreement to license from Megahertz...
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A new cheap and efficient method to improve SERS, an ultra-sensitive chemical detection technique

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Materials Today´s cover highlights the research work developed by CiQUS researchers, which developed a new method to overcome the problems of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), an ultra-sensi...
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Nanoparticles Display Ability to Improve Efficiency of Filters

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kharazmi University studied the effects of application of nanoparticles to increase the efficiency and lifetime of polymeric membranes and reduce the cost of separation proces...
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New Compact SIMS at 61st AVS | Visit us on Booth 311

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Hiden is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting the New Compact SIMS, a design breakthrough for surface analysis, at 61st AVS 9-14 November 2014, Baltimore MD, USA. Visit us on Booth 311. The Com...
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Sussex physicists find simple solution for quantum technology challenge

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
A solution to one of the key challenges in the development of quantum technologies has been proposed by University of Sussex physicists.
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Watching the hidden life of materials: Ultrafast electron diffraction experiments open a new window on the microscopic world

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at McGill University have succeeded in simultaneously observing the reorganizations of atomic positions and electron distribution during the transformation of the "smart material" vanadium...
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Molecular beacons shine light on how cells 'crawl'

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
By Carol Clark Adherent cells, the kind that form the architecture of all multi-cellular organisms, are mechanically engineered with precise forces that allow them to move around and stick to thing...
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New evidence for an exotic, predicted superconducting state

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Superconductors and magnetic fields do not usually get along. But a research team led by a Brown University physicist has produced new evidence for an exotic superconducting state, first predicted a h...
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New nanodevice to improve cancer treatment monitoring

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
In less than a minute, a miniature device developed at the University of Montreal can measure a patient's blood for methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug. Just as accurate an...
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Breakthrough in molecular electronics paves the way for DNA-based computer circuits in the future: DNA-based programmable circuits could be more sophisticated, cheaper and simpler to make

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
In a paper published today in Nature Nanotechnology, an international group of scientists announced the most significant breakthrough in a decade toward developing DNA-based electrical circuits.
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Polymeric Scaffold Recreates Bladder Tissue

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology in association with researchers from Sweden studied the application of polymeric scaffolds to recreate bladder tissue.
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