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Nano-bearings on the test bench: Fullerene spheres can be used to slide in the nanoworld

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
'Nano-machines of the future will need tiny devices to reduce friction and make movement possible. The C60 molecule, also known as fullerene or buckyball, seemed to many an excellent candidate for nan...
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PEN Inc. Chairman Scott Rickert Announces Company Vision, Product Priorities and Management Team: Webcast Highlights the Launch of PEN

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
he recent webcast by PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (PEN) Chairman, Dr. Scott Rickert, is now available for on-demand viewing. It may be accessed from the PEN Inc. website investor page at www.pen-technology...
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Media Alert: Advantest to Exhibit at SEMICON Europa 2014 in Grenoble, France October 7-9 - Showcasing Solutions for E-Beam Lithography and CD-SEM Metrology, as Well as New Non-Destructive Terahertz Imaging Systems

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) will showcase its broad portfolio, including its nanotechnology products, terahertz systems and semiconducto...
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Bilbao (Spain) to welcome 1500 delegates at international event: ImagineNano 2015 and Graphene 2015 under the same roof

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Back in 2013, ImagineNano event has strengthened its position as the main event dedicated to nanoscience and nanotechnology in Europe. The outstanding results of participation that have been reached a...
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SUNY Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Announce Expanded Partnership

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Memorandum of Understanding will enable occupational health and safety research related to nanoelectronics, in addition to further growth through public-private partnerships and educational opportunit...
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Beneq expands local US service capabilities through Maxima Sciences

October 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Beneq Thin Film Equipment has entered an agreement with Maxima Sciences of Cincinnati, Ohio, to offer maintenance and service closer to its customers located throughout North America. This collaborati...
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A new dimension for integrated circuits: 3-D nanomagnetic logic: Field-coupled magnets could replace transistors in some computer chips

October 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Electrical engineers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have demonstrated a new kind of building block for digital integrated circuits. Their experiments show that future computer chips could...
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Blades of grass inspire advance in organic solar cells

October 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Using a bio-mimicking analog of one of nature's most efficient light-harvesting structures, blades of grass, a research team has taken a major step in developing long-sought polymer architecture to bo...
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Platinum meets its match in quantum dots from coal: Rice University's cheap hybrid outperforms rare metal as fuel-cell catalyst

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene quantum dots created at Rice University grab onto graphene platelets like barnacles attach themselves to the hull of a boat. But these dots enhance the properties of the mothership, making th...
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$18-million NSF investment aims to take flat materials to new heights: 2-D alternatives to graphene may enable exciting advances in electronics, photonics, sensors and other applications

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, a form of carbon in which a single layer of atoms forms a two-dimensional, honeycomb crystal lattice, conducts electricity and heat efficiently and interacts with light in unusual ways. Thes...
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Arrowhead Expands Management Team with Appointment of Susan Boynton as Vice President Global Regulatory Affairs

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Susan Boynton has been appointed Vice President, Global Regulator...
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Nanobotmodels present metastasis and angiogenesis medical animation

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanobotmodels medical animation starts "Cancer education project". It consist of several parts. First in production - metastasis mechanisms based on up-to-date researches.

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Breakthrough in ALD-graphene by Picosun technology

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Picosun Oy, the leading manufacturer of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment for global industries, reports the successful low temperature deposition of graphene, enabled by its PICOPL...
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Novel approach to magnetic measurements atom-by-atom

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Having the possibility to measure magnetic properties of materials at atomic precision is one of the important goals of today's experimental physics. Such measurement technique would give engineers an...
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Nanoparticles Accumulate Quickly in Wetland Sediment: Aquatic food chains might be harmed by molecules "piggybacking" on carbon nanoparticles

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A Duke University team has found that nanoparticles called single-walled carbon nanotubes accumulate quickly in the bottom sediments of an experimental wetland setting, an action they say could indire...
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'Stealth' nanoparticles could improve cancer vaccines

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Cancer vaccines have recently emerged as a promising approach for killing tumor cells before they spread. But so far, most clinical candidates haven't worked that well. Now, scientists have developed...
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Stressed Out: Research Sheds New Light on Why Rechargeable Batteries Fail

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Pity the poor lithium ion. Drawn relentlessly by its electrical charge, it surges from anode to cathode and back again, shouldering its way through an elaborate molecular obstacle course. This jou...
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New Absorber Will Lead to Better Biosensor: Biosensors are more sensitive and able to detect smaller changes in the environment

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Biological sensors, or biosensors, are like technological canaries in the coalmine. By converting a biological response into an optical or electrical signal, they can alert us to dangers in our extern...
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Graphene chips are close to significant commercialization

October 1, 2014 - 10:16am
A research team from the University of Texas and German nanotechnology company Aixtron have worked out a way to make wafer-scale graphene measuring between 100 and 300mm. The research offers the p...
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UT Arlington researchers develop transparent nanoscintillators for radiation detection for medical safety and homeland security

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
A University of Texas at Arlington research team says recently identified radiation detection properties of a light-emitting nanostructure built in their lab could open doors for homeland security and...
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