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The Universitat Politècnica de Valencia coordinates a European project that will improve data communications performance

March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
The Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), through the Nanophotonics Technology Center, leads SITOGA, an ambitious European research project that aims to develop new technology which will, among o...
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, HZO, Wins "Best of Show" at VCIR Winter Conference

March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, announces that its portfolio company, HZO, Inc., was voted "Best of Show" at the 31st...
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Electronics based on a 2-D electron gas: A new material could open the door to a new kind of electronics: researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have created a stable two-dimensional electron gas in strontium titanate

March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Usually, microelectronic devices are made of silicon or similar semiconductors. Recently, the electronic properties of metal oxides have become quite interesting. These materials are more complex, yet...
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Advantages emerge in using nanostructured material when forging mechanical components

March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
In his PhD thesis, the Industrial Engineer Daniel Salcedo-Perez has studied the process to forge mechanical components using nanostructured material. Specifically, he has been able to produce matrices...
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Optical nano-tweezers take over the control of nano-objects: Researchers at ICFO have invented nano-optical tweezers capable of trapping and moving an individual nano-object in 3 dimensions using only the force of light

March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
As science and technology go nano, scientists search for new tools to manipulate, observe and modify the "building blocks" of matter at the nanometer scale. With this in mind, the recent publication i...
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Detecting levels of antibiotics in blood paves the way to individualized treatment

March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
A new methodology for rapidly measuring the level of antibiotic drug molecules in human blood serum has been developed, paving the way to applications within drug development and personalised medicine...
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Arrowhead Receives Regulatory Approval to Begin Phase 2a Trial of Chronic Hepatitis B Candidate ARC-520

March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it received regulatory approval to begin a Phase 2a clinical tria...
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FEI Company Announces Date for Investor Conference Participation

March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI Company (Nasdaq:FEIC) announced that Fletcher Chamberlin, Investor Relations & Communications Director, will present at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference at 11:20 a.m. EST o...
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Silver nanoparticle on graphene oxide support: An efficient catalyst for organic transformations

March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Silver (Ag) has a high catalytic activity towards many organic and inorganic transformations such as NOx reduction and catalytic oxidation of CO to CO2. In practical applications, catalysts like Ag ar...
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Researchers create coating material to prevent blood clots associated with implanted devices

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from UCLA and the University of Michigan has developed a material that could help prevent blood clots associated with catheters, heart valves, vascular grafts and other implanted...
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Coupled carbon and peptide nanotubes achieved for the first time: twins nanotubes

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
CIQUS researchers (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela) obtained hybrid structures with complementary properties of nanotubes and self-assembling cyclic peptide nanotubes.
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Scientists Study Thermodynamic Stability of Layered Manganese Oxide in Oxidation Reaction

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences in association with researchers from the University of California studied thermodynamic stability of layered components of...
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Let there be tissue-penetrating light: Scientists develop new nanoscale method to fight cancer

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed an innovative cancer-fighting technique in which custom-designed nanoparticles carry chemotherapy drugs directly to tumor cel...
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Advantages emerge in using nanostructured material in the forging process of mechanical components

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
In his PhD thesis, the Industrial Engineer Daniel Salcedo-Perez has studied the process to forge mechanical components using nanostructured material. Specifically, he has been able to produce matrices...
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New partnership between Malvern Instruments and RheoSense brings m-VROCi to industrial markets

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, UK) has announced an exclusive global distribution agreement with RheoSense, Inc. (San Ramon, CA, USA) to promote, market, sell and support the VROC product range int...
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NanoMend Develop Pilot Scale Ultra Barrier Defect Detection Tool

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
As part of the FP7 NanoMend project, The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), IBS Precision Engineering and The University of Huddersfield have been working together to design and manufacture a state&...
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Thin Film Thickness Measurements of Sub-Micron Sampling Areas from CRAIC Technologies

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
CRAIC FilmPro™ software is used with CRAIC Technologies microspectrometers to measure the thickness of thin films of microspot areas in both reflectance and transmission.
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Big Step for Next-Generation Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers: Researchers at Berkeley and Argonne National Labs Discover Highly Promising New Class of Nanocatalyst

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A big step in the development of next-generation fuel cells and water-alkali electrolyzers has been achieved with the discovery of a new class of bimetallic nanocatalysts that are an order of magnitud...
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Creating Complex Nanoparticles in One Easy Step

March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoparticle research is huge. That is, the study of nanoparticles, very miniscule objects that act as a unit with specific properties, is a very popular area of study. With implications in many ave...
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Nanotech roundup: turning seawater into drinking water, and body power

March 1, 2014 - 10:10am
This month's roundup includes the promise of a filter that extracts salt from seawater, and a battery powered by the heart. A perfect sieve Graphene, the sheet of carbon just one atom thick, has...
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