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Nanion Technologies Appoints James Costantin as Director of Customer Relations: Nanion is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James Costantin as Director of Customer Relations at Nanion Technologies Inc.

April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Dr. Costantin has a solid and highly impressive track record in customer relation management, in-depth knowledge of ion channel drug discovery, and over 12 years of technical expertise with automated...
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New Applications Brochure on Complex Motion Control Systems for Scientific Research

April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Precision motion control systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently released its newest catalog of precision motion solutions for Beamline Instrumentation. The PI Group offers a wide range o...
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So, near and yet so far: Stable HGNs for Raman

April 1, 2015 - 12:25pm
Researchers have found a way to stabilise hollow gold nanospheres (HGNs) so that their unique combination of properties can be utilised as nanotags more widely in Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (...
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Roll up your screen and stow it away? Tel Aviv University researchers develop molecular backbone of super-slim, bendable digital displays

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens, electronic displays are everywhere. As the demand for instant, constant communication grows, so too does the urgency for m...
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SUNY Poly CNSE and Title Sponsor SEFCU Name Capital Region Teams Advancing to the Final Round of the 2015 New York Business Plan Competition

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Five SUNY Poly CNSE teams selected among finalists after strong presentations highlighted business plans that leverage SUNY Poly CNSE's unmatched resources.
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Princess Margaret scientists convert microbubbles to nanoparticles: Harnessing light to advance tumor imaging, provide platform for targeted treatment

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Biomedical researchers led by Dr. Gang Zheng at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have successfully converted microbubble technology already used in diagnostic imaging into nanoparticles that stay trapp...
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Wrapping carbon nanotubes in polymers enhances their performance: Scientists at Japan's Kyushu University say polymer-wrapped carbon nanotubes hold much promise in biotechnology and energy applications

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists first reported carbon nanotubes in the early 1990s. Since then, these tiny cylinders have been part of the quest to reduce the size of technological devices and their components. Carbon nan...
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Tokyo Institute of Technology research: Catalyst redefines rate limitations in ammonia production

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Studies by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a catalyst that is so effective at promoting dissociation of the nitrogen bond in ammonia production reactions that it is no long...
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Next important step toward quantum computer: Scientists at the University of Bonn have succeeded in linking 2 different quantum systems

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists at the Universities of Bonn and Cambridge have succeeded in linking two completely different quantum systems to one another. In doing so, they have taken an important step forward on the wa...
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'Atomic chicken-wire' is key to faster DNA sequencing

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
An unusual and very exciting form of carbon - that can be created by drawing on paper- looks to hold the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionise medical...
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Nanoscale worms provide new route to nano-necklace structures

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a novel technique for crafting nanometer-scale necklaces based on tiny star-like structures threaded onto a polymeric backbone. The technique could provide a new way to prod...
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Solving molybdenum disulfide's 'thin' problem: Research team increases material's light emission by twelve times

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
The promising new material molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) has an inherent issue that's steeped in irony. The material's greatest asset--its monolayer thickness--is also its biggest challenge.
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A first glimpse inside a macroscopic quantum state

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
In a recent study published in Physical Review Letters and highlighted by the magazine Science News, the research group led by ICREA Prof at ICFO Morgan Mitchell has detected, for the first time, enta...
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DFG to Establish One Clinical Research Unit and Five Research Units: New Projects to Investigate Complications in Pregnancy, Particle Physics, Nanoparticles, Implants and Transport Planning / Approximately 13 Million Euros in Funding for an Initial Three-

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
At its spring meeting in Bonn, the Senate of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) approved the establishment of one new Clinical Research Unit and five new Research Un...
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Chemists make new silicon-based nanomaterials

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
In a paper published in the journal Nanoletters, the researchers describe methods for making nanoribbons and nanoplates from a compound called silicon telluride. The materials are pure, p-type semicon...
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UT Dallas engineers twist nanofibers to create structures tougher than bulletproof vests

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have created new structures that exploit the electromechanical properties of specific nanofibers to stretch to up to seven times their length, while re...
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Novel nanoparticle therapy promotes wound healing

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
An experimental therapy developed by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University cut in half the time it takes to heal wounds compared to no treatment at all. Details of t...
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Designer's toolkit for dynamic DNA nanomachines: Arm-waving nanorobot signals new flexibility in DNA origami

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest DNA nanodevices created at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) - including a robot with movable arms, a book that opens and closes, a switchable gear, and an actuator - may be intrig...
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Using magnetic fields to understand high-temperature superconductivity: Los Alamos explores experimental path to potential 'next theory of superconductivity'

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Taking our understanding of quantum matter to new levels, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are exposing high-temperature superconductors to very high magnetic fields, changing the temperat...
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State-of-the-art online system unveiled to pinpoint metrology software accuracy

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
A THREE-year research project by a University of Huddersfield professor means that advanced manufacturing companies will have on-line access to a new method of testing the accuracy of their crucial me...
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