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Discovery of the specific properties of graphite-based carbon materials

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Tsukuba Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences Associate Professor Takahiro Kondo and Professor Junji Nakamura, in cooperation with Researcher Donghui Guo and Professor Susumu Okada of the...

Study reveals how herpes virus tricks the immune system

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
With over half the U.S. population infected, most people are familiar with the pesky cold sore outbreaks caused by the herpes virus. The virus outsmarts the immune system by interfering with the proce...

Hepatitis virus-like particles as potential cancer treatment

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
UC Davis researchers have developed a way to use the empty shell of a Hepatitis E virus to carry vaccines or drugs into the body. The technique has been tested in rodents as a way to target breast can...

Organic crystals allow creating flexible electronic devices: The researchers from the Faculty of Physics of the Moscow State University have grown organic crystals that allow creating flexible electronic devices

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from the Faculty of Physics of the Moscow State University have grown organic semiconductor crystals which can reduce the cost of the process of creating light, flexible and transparent lig...

Researchers discover new phase of boron nitride and a new way to create pure c-BN

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of the material boron nitride (Q-BN), which has potential applications for both manufacturing tools and electronic displays....

Phosphine is one of the newest

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Phosphine is one of the newest materials to be named a superconductor, a material through which electricity can flow with zero resistance.

Scientists guide gold nanoparticles to form 'diamond' superlattices: DNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arrangements that mimic the atomic structure of diamond

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Using bundled strands of DNA to build Tinkertoy-like tetrahedral cages, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have devised a way to trap and arrange nanoparticle...

Novel nanoparticle made of common mineral may help keep tumor growth at bay

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis found a way to keep a cancerous tumor from growing by using nanoparticles of the main ingredient in common antacid tablets.

PEN Inc. Announces Strategy to Broaden Clarity Branded Products Business

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (OTCQB: PENCD) ("PEN" or "the Company"), a global leader in developing, commercializing and marketing consumer and industrial products enabled by nanotechnology, today announced...

Nanotech Security to Present at the Optical Document Security Conference February 11, 2016

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotech Security Corp. (TSX VENTURE: NTS)(OTCQX: NTSFF), today announced that Chief Technology Officer Clint Landrock will present on the Company's advancements in using novel nanostructures for the...

Nanoparticles Make Fertility Possible during Consumption of Anticancer Drugs

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of a type of nanoparticle on protection of reproduction and fertility system in cancer-suffering animal samples.

Joint Efforts by Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Produce Antibacterial Coatings for Isolated Areas

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran and Malaysia designed a nanostructure based on carbon nanotubes with antibacterial properties to be used in public places, specially hospitals and clinics.

Polar vortices observed in ferroelectric: New state of matter holds promise for ultracompact data storage and processing

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
The observation in a ferroelectric material of "polar vortices" that appear to be the electrical cousins of magnetic skyrmions holds intriguing possibilities for advanced electronic devices. These pol...

Using mathematics to improve human health

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Universities of York and Torino have used mathematics as a tool to provide precise details of the structure of protein nanoparticles, potentially making them more useful in vaccine d...

Scientists have put a high precision blood assay into a simple test strip: Researchers have developed a new biosensor test system based on magnetic nanoparticles

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GPI RAS) and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have developed a new biosensor test system based on ma...

COD Grad Begins Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University: Marsela Jorgolli's Passion for Physics Has Led to a Decade of Academic Research That Continues at Harvard University as a Postdoctoral Fellow

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Having successfully defended her Ph.D. in Physics at Harvard this past May, the former College of DuPage student is working as a member of the university's Park Research Group, led by renowned Profess...

Identifying Commercial Success Stories from the National Nanotechnology Initiative: National Nanotechnology Coordination Office and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Issue a Request for Information on NNI-Supported Success Stories

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
he National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) are asking for examples of commercialization success stories arising from Feder...

New research uses nanotechnology to prevent preterm birth: March of Dimes honors abstract on prematurity at SMFM Annual Meeting

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Using nanoparticles to engineer a special drug, a team of researchers has demonstrated in mice a new way to both reduce preterm birth and avoid the risks of medication in pregnancy to unborn babies.

CRISPR/Cas9 therapeutic for tyrosinemai type I delivered to mice: AAV and lipid nanoparticles used to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 formulation capable of repairing genetic disease in animal models

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Massachusetts Medical School researchers have found a way to more efficiently delivery a CRISPR/Cas9 therapeutic to adult mice with the metabolic disease Tyrosinemia type I that may also...

The quantum fridge: It all comes down to quantum physics: scientists at TU Wien have analyzed why some gases can be cooled down to extremely low temperatures

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
When cold milk is poured into a hot cup of tea, a temperature equilibrium is reached very quickly. The milk droplets and the tea particles interact, and after a few moments they all have the same aver...