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Detecting defects at the nanoscale will profit solar panel production: Researcher Mohamed Elrawemi develops new technologies for defects in thin films, vital in products as printed electronics and solar panels

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
RESEARCH at the University of Huddersfield will lead to major efficiency gains and cost savings in the manufacture of flexible solar panels. It has also resulted in an exceptional number of scholarly...
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Together, nanotechnology and genetic interference may tackle 'untreatable' brain tumors: Tel Aviv University researchers' groundbreaking strategy stops brain tumor cell proliferation with targeted nanoparticles

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
There are no effective available treatments for sufferers of Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most aggressive and devastating form of brain tumor. The disease, always fatal, has a survival rate of o...
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Ultra-thin nanowires can trap electron 'twisters' that disrupt superconductors

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Superconductor materials are prized for their ability to carry an electric current without resistance, but this valuable trait can be crippled or lost when electrons swirl into tiny tornado-like forma...
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Purification of Industrial Wastewater Using Visible-Light Sensitive Photocatalysts

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran and South Korea used nanotechnology to synthesize photocatalysts which have applications in various industries, including textile and pharmaceutics.
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Silicon Catalyst Announces Partnership With imec to Support Semiconductor Start-Ups

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Silicon Catalyst today announced a partnership with imec to support semiconductor solution start-ups. While there are many incubators and accelerators for software and even some for hardware, Silicon...
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QD Vision Named Edison Award Finalist for Innovative Color IQ™ Quantum Dot Technology

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
QD Vision, Inc., the leading manufacturer of quantum dot solutions for display products, has been named a 2015 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards,...
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Application of Biocompatible Polymers in Production of Nanodrugs

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of a new drug delivery nano-system with applications in the treatment of cancer.
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KIT Increases Commitment in Asia: DAAD Funds Two New Projects: Strategic Partnerships with Chinese Universities and Communi-cation Technologies Network

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has successfully acquired funding for two projects by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service): Under "StratP_KIT - China", KIT plans to establish an interdi...
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EPSRC unveils world-leading SuperSTEM microscope that sees single atoms

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
A new super powerful electron microscope that can pinpoint the position of single atoms, and will help scientists push boundaries even further, in fields such as advanced materials, healthcare and pow...
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Ocean Optics Names Winner of 2015 Young Investigator Award: Cash prize and grant awarded during SPIE BiOS/Photonics West 2015 conference

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Ocean Optics, the industry leader in modular spectroscopy applications and products, recently named Amelie Heuer-Jungemann from the University of Southampton, UK the winner of the 2015 Ocean Optics Yo...
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Increasing Efficiency of Cooling Devices in Oil, Gas Industries

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researches from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in association with their counterparts from University of Malaya, Malaysia, studied the effect of presence of nanoparticles in increasing the eff...
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JunPus launched high-performance thermal grease for LED

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Taiwanese manufacturer JunPus put out advanced thermal grease named JP-DL700, whose high performance was proved suitable for the application to High Bright LED thermal interface.
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Molecular Beam Mass Spectrometers for Pyrolysis

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Henniker Scientific are pleased to announce that the Veraspec range of Molecular Beam Gas Analysers has been extended to meet the specific demands of reaction monitoring in pyrolysis and gasification...
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New Paper-like Material Could Boost Electric Vehicle Batteries: Researchers create silicon nanofibers 100 times thinner than human hair for potential applications in batteries for electric cars and personal electronics

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have developed a novel paper-like material for lithium-ion batteries. It has the potential to boost by several t...
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Potential toxicity of cellulose nanocrystals examined in Industrial Biotechnology journal

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Novel nanomaterials derived from cellulose have many promising industrial applications, are biobased and biodegradable, and can be produced at relatively low cost. Their potential toxicity--whether in...
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Perfect colors, captured with one ultra-thin lens: No need for color correction -- Harvard physicists' flat optics, using nanotechnology, get it right the first time

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Most lenses are, by definition, curved. After all, they are named for their resemblance to lentils, and a glass lens made flat is just a window with no special powers.
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Penn researchers develop new technique for making molybdenum disulfide: Extra control over monolayer material with advantages over graphene

February 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, a single-atom-thick lattice of carbon atoms, is often touted as a replacement for silicon in electronic devices due to its extremely high conductivity and unbeatable thinness. But graphene i...
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New nanogel for drug delivery: Self-healing gel can be injected into the body and act as a long-term drug depot

February 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists are interested in using gels to deliver drugs because they can be molded into specific shapes and designed to release their payload over a specified time period. However, current versions a...
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Bar-Ilan U. researcher first to observe 'god particle' analogue in superconductors: Introduces 'tabletop' technique for examining the standard model of physics' most celebrated missing link

February 21, 2015 - 7:45am
The Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the Higgs boson - the "God particle" believed responsible for all the mass in the universe - took place in 2012 at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, an underground fac...
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Researchers build atomically thin gas and chemical sensors: Sensors made of molybdenum disulfide are small, thin and have a high level of selectivity when detecting gases and chemicals

February 21, 2015 - 7:45am
The relatively recent discovery of graphene, a two-dimensional layered material with unusual and attractive electronic, optical and thermal properties, led scientists to search for other atomically th...
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