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Dr Barbara Armbruster promoted to Worldwide Sales and Marketing Director for XEI Scientific

October 2, 2016 - 7:45am
XEI Scientific, the leading supplier of Evactron® remote RF plasma de-contaminators for electron microscopes, announced the promotion of Dr Barbara Armbruster to the position of Worldwide Sales and Ma...

Fighting cancer with sticky nanoparticles

September 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Sticky nanoparticles that deliver drugs precisely to their targets — and then stay there — could play a crucial role in fighting ovarian and uterine cancers.

Gold nanoparticles conjugated quercetin inhibits epithelial-mesenchymal transition, angiogenesis and invasiveness via EGFR/VEGFR-2 mediated pathway in breast cancer

September 30, 2016 - 7:45am
Epidermal growth factor plays a critical role in breast malignancies by enhancing cell proliferation, invasion, angiogenesis and metastasis. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a crucial proces...

UNAM develops successful nano edible coating which increases life food

September 30, 2016 - 7:45am
In order to extend the life of fruits and vegetables and preserve them for longer refrigeration, UNAM researchers developed an edible coating with added functional ingredients applied to freshly cut f...

Crystalline Fault Lines Provide Pathway for Solar Cell Current: New tomographic AFM imaging technique reveals that microstructural defects, generally thought to be detrimental, actually improve conductivity in cadmium telluride solar cells

September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of scientists studying solar cells made from cadmium telluride, a promising alternative to silicon, has discovered that microscopic "fault lines" within and between crystals of the material act...

Researchers at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology show that bending semiconductors generates electricity

September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
The discovery, published today in Nature, is a significant breakthrough in solid state physics and is also potentially relevant for technology. The phenomenon, called flexoelectricity, arises from the...

Chains of nanogold – forged with atomic precision

September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at Nanoscience Center of University of Jyväskylä in Finland have succeeded in producing short chains and rings of gold nanoparticles with unprecedented precision. They used a special kind...

Tattoo therapy could ease chronic disease: Rice-made nanoparticles tested at Baylor College of Medicine may help control autoimmune diseases

September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
A temporary tattoo to help control a chronic disease might someday be possible, according to scientists at Baylor College of Medicine who tested antioxidant nanoparticles created at Rice University.

Nanotech Grants Options

September 28, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotech Security Corp. (TSX VENTURE: NTS) (OTCQX: NTSFF), announces the granting of an aggregate of 350,000 share purchase options, of which 200,000 are to an insider.

Oxford Instruments is ‘Bringing the Nanoworld Together’ in India once again - 22 - 23 November 2016 | IISc Bangalore

September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments announces the launch of the 2016 technical workshops in India. Now in their 5th year, these workshops held across India have proven extremely popular, with previous events in Bangal...

Speedy bacteria detector could help prevent foodborne illnesses

September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
It seems like almost every week another food product is being recalled because of contamination. One of the more common culprits is a pathogenic strain of E. coli. To help prevent illnesses caused by...

Coffee-infused foam removes lead from contaminated water

September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the U.S., which makes for a perky population — but it also creates a lot of used grounds. Scientists now report in the journal ACS Sustainable Chemistry & E...

As You Sow’s Shareholder Inquiry on Nanomaterials Fought by Walgreens: Shareholder Proposal Addresses Recent Laboratory Tests Finding Harmful Nanomaterials in Walgreens’ Store Brand Infant Formula

September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Rather than respond to shareholder concerns that Walgreens’ store-brand infant formula may contain harmful, “needle-like” nanomaterials, Walgreens filed a motion with the SEC to block the inquiry.

BBI Solutions launches innovative conjugate blocking technology that enhances signal intensity for lateral flow immunoassays

September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
BBI Solutions has launched Morffi™, a novel conjugate blocking technology that enhances signal intensity and improves the sensitivity of lateral flow immunoassays, at the Lateral Flow Test Development...

Mexican scientist in the Netherlands seeks to achieve data transmission ... speed of light

September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
The photonic integrated circuits could replace electronic, currently used in computers or smartphones, to make them faster and compact In order to create effective technology that provides competit...

Towards Stable Propagation of Light in Nano-Photonic Fibers

September 25, 2016 - 7:45am
Devices based on light, rather than electrons, could revolutionize the speed and security of our future computers. However, one of the major challenges in today's physics is the design of photonic dev...

Bruker Introduces Complete Commercial AFM-Based SECM Solution: PeakForce SECM Mode Enables Previously Unobtainable Electrochemical Information

September 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Bruker’s Nano Surfaces Division today announced the release of scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) capability for its Dimension Icon® atomic force microscope (AFM) platform. Utilizing a proprie...

Graphene nanoribbons show promise for healing spinal injuries: Rice University scientists develop Texas-PEG to help knit severed, damaged spinal cords

September 23, 2016 - 7:45am
The combination of graphene nanoribbons made with a process developed at Rice University and a common polymer could someday be of critical importance to healing damaged spinal cords in people, accordi...

PHENOMEN is a FET-Open Research Project aiming to lay the foundations a new information technology

September 21, 2016 - 7:45am
PHENOMEN is a ground breaking project designed to harness the potential of combined phononics, photonics and radio-frequency (RF) electronic signals to lay the foundations of a new information technol...

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Announces New SurfRider Econo Board Probes for Routine AFM Measurements

September 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Get ready to surf your sample with new economical atomic force microscope (AFM) probes. “Econo Board™ Probes” are the first group of probes released from Asylum Research’s new line of SurfRider™ Probe...