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Hexagonal boron nitride semiconductors enable cost-effective detection of neutron signals: Texas Tech University researchers demonstrate hexagonal boron nitride semiconductors as a cost-effective alternative for inspecting overseas cargo containers enteri

August 20, 2016 - 7:45am
One of the most critical issues the United States faces today is preventing terrorists from smuggling nuclear weapons into its ports. To this end, the U.S. Security and Accountability for Every Port A...

Enhanced electron doping on iron superconductors discovered: IBS Centre for Correlated Electron Systems revises existing theories by raising the temperature for superconductivity

August 20, 2016 - 7:45am
The IBS research team headed by the associate director of CCES, KIM Chang Young, presented the possibility of unifying theories to explain the working mechanism of iron- based superconductors. Their r...

Impressive List of Doctors, Scientists Coming to Vail for Scientific Summit: The Second Vail Scientific Summit Convenes the Greatest Minds in Regenerative Medicine and Science

August 20, 2016 - 7:45am
With 43 of the top names in the field attending the Vail Scientific Summit Aug. 18-20, it's no wonder the theme of this year's event is "Engaging the Greatest Minds in Regenerative Medicine and Scienc...

Legions of nanorobots target cancerous tumors with precision: Administering anti-cancer drugs redefined

August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill University have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer research. They have developed new nanorobotic agents capab...

Leading Advanced Materials Manufacturer Pixelligent Closes $10.4 Million in Funding: Capital Will Boost Capacity for North American Manufacturing, Drive Asian Expansion, and Continue Innovation in Solid State Lighting and OLED Display Applications

August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Pixelligent Technologies, the leader in high-index advanced materials for Solid State Lighting and Display applications and producer of PixClear® products, announced today that it closed $10.4 million...

Harris & Harris Group to Host a Shareholder Update Call, Including a Presentation by One of Its Precision Health and Medicine Portfolio Companies, Muses Labs, Inc., on August 23, 2016

August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), announced today that it will hold a conference call to update shareholders, analysts and interested attendees on its business and to answer questions, on Tue...

Clusters of Nanoparticles protect against high temperature creep and radiations

August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Next generation's nuclear reactors require materials that can resist higher temperature and radiations. The ODS steels are used as nuclear fuel cladding and structural materials. This is because the...

XEI Scientific celebrates its Silver Anniversary

August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Join us in celebrating 25 years of continuing progress in fighting hydrocarbon contamination with Evactron® plasma cleaners.

'Sniffer plasmons' could detect explosives: Scientists have proposed a graphene-based spaser that can detect even small amounts of various substances, including explosives

August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
Physicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have found that the two-dimensional form of carbon, known as graphene, might be the ideal material for manufacturing plasmonic dev...

SLAC, Stanford gadget grabs more solar energy to disinfect water faster: Plopped into water, a tiny device triggers the formation of chemicals that kill microbes in minutes

August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
In many parts of the world, the only way to make germy water safe is by boiling, which consumes precious fuel, or by putting it out in the sun in a plastic bottle so ultraviolet rays will kill the mic...

Nanoribbons in solutions mimic nature: Rice University scientists test graphene ribbons' abilities to integrate with biological systems

August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) bend and twist easily in solution, making them adaptable for biological uses like DNA analysis, drug delivery and biomimetic applications, according to scientists at Rice U...

Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal, to host its first ever International Meeting on Material Sciences and Engineering

August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Pokhara, the most beautiful city situated in the lap of Mount Macchapuchre in Western Nepal, is all set to organize its first ever international meeting on Material Science and Engineering (MSE) durin...

See-through circuitry: New method makes AZO a viable and cheap alternative for transparent electronics

August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
High-performance electronic circuits made entirely from transparent materials could have countless applications, from head-up displays on car windscreens to transparent TV sets and smart windows in ho...

Seeing the invisible: Visible light superlens made from nanobeads: New solid 3-D superlenses extends magnification x5 to reveal new detail

August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanobeads are all around us- and are, some might argue, used too frequently in everything from sun-screen to white paint, but a new ground-breaking application is revealing hidden worlds.

Let's roll: Material for polymer solar cells may lend itself to large-area processing: 'Sweet spot' for mass-producing polymer solar cells may be far larger than dictated by the conventional wisdom

August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
For all the promise they have shown in the lab, polymer solar cells still need to "get on a roll" like the ones employed in printing newspapers so that large sheets of acceptably efficient photovoltai...

Quantum dots with impermeable shell: A powerful tool for nanoengineering

August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Unique optical features of quantum dots make them an attractive tool for many applications, from cutting-edge displays to medical imaging. Physical, chemical or biological properties of quantum dots m...

Cement design should take into account the water confined in the smallest pores: A researcher at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country is participating in the study of the stresses of confined water in the micropores of cement at extreme temperatur

August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
As it is a basic building material used across the world, cement is subjected to a vast range of conditions, both physiological and meteorological, no matter whether they are caused by extreme tempera...

NREL technique leads to improved perovskite solar cells

August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in collaboration with researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), devised a method to improve perovskite sol...

DNA dominos on a chip: Carriers of genetic information packed together on a biochip like in nature

August 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Normally, individual molecules of genetic material repel each other. However, when space is limited DNA molecules must be packed together more tightly. This case arises in sperm, cell nuclei and the p...

Simplified approach to drug development with Upsalite

August 13, 2016 - 7:45am
For the first time, researchers have revealed the nanostructure of the mesoporous magnesium carbonate Upsalite® and pore size control was achieved without organic templates or swelling agents. By cont...