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The quantum middle man

July 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have identified a system that could store quantum information for longer times, which is critical for the futu...
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Freezing single atoms to absolute zero with microwaves brings quantum technology closer: Atoms frozen to absolute zero using microwaves

July 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists at the University of Sussex have found a way of using everyday technology found in kitchen microwaves and mobile telephones to bring quantum physics closer to helping solve enormous scienti...
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New technology using silver may hold key to electronics advances

July 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Engineers at Oregon State University have invented a way to fabricate silver, a highly conductive metal, for printed electronics that are produced at room temperature.
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Discovery of nanotubes offers new clues about cell-to-cell communication

July 4, 2015 - 7:45am
When it comes to communicating with each other, some cells may be more "old school" than was previously thought.
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Nanospiked bacteria are the brightest hard X-ray emitters

July 4, 2015 - 7:45am
In a step that overturns traditional assumptions and practice, researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai and Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhi Nagar have fashioned bacteria...
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Influential Interfaces Lead to Advances in Organic Spintronics

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Spintronics is an emerging field of electronics in which devices work by manipulating the quantum mechanical spin1 of electrons, in addition to their elementary electric charge. Just as conventional t...
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NIST ‘How-To’ Website Documents Procedures for Nano-EHS Research and Testing

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
As engineered nanomaterials increasingly find their way into commercial products, researchers who study the potential environmental or health impacts of those materials face a growing challenge to acc...
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Ultra-stable JILA microscopy technique tracks tiny objects for hours

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
JILA researchers have designed a microscope instrument so stable that it can accurately measure the 3D movement of individual molecules over many hours--hundreds of times longer than the current limit...
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, AgBiome, Announces Partnership to Accelerate the Discovery of Next Generation Insect-Resistant Crops

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its portfolio company, AgBiome, a leading agricultural research firm, has f...
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Proposed TSCA Nanomaterial Rule ‘Premature’, Says Former EPA Toxicologist

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
US EPA has proposed a new rule requiring reporting and recordkeeping for certain manufactured and processed nanomaterials under Section 8(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). “EPA’s propose...
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Emergence of a 'devil's staircase' in a spin-valve system

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Complex magnetic structures are at the heart of promising new materials for devices in "spintronics", a field of research aiming at more energy efficient data storage and processing. A prominent examp...
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Leti Announces Launch of First European Nanomedicine Characterisation Laboratory: Project Combines Expertise of 9 Partners in 8 Countries to Foster Nanomedicine Innovation and Facilitate Regulatory Approval

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti today announced the launch of the European Nano-Characterisation Laboratory (EU-NCL) funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programm[1]e. Its main objective is to...
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Bruker Introduces Second-Generation Inspire Nanochemical Imaging Solution: Featuring Unique PeakForce IR and IR EasyAlign Technology

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Bruker today announced the release of its second-generation Inspire™ infrared (IR) nanocharacterization system, which features 10-nanometer spatial resolution infrared chemical mapping in an easy-to-...
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GLOBALFOUNDRIES Completes Acquisition of IBM Microelectronics Business: Transaction adds differentiating technologies, world-class technologists, and intellectual property

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that it has completed its acquisition of IBM’s Microelectronics business.
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Measurement of Tiny Amounts of Heavy Metals in Baby Food Samples

July 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a nanosorbent that can adsorb and measure small amounts of heavy metals in children food samples.
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Samsung's New Graphene Technology Will Double Life Of Your Lithium-Ion Battery

July 1, 2015 - 8:34am
Samsung claims to be developing a new technology that can extend the life of a lithium-ion battery to double its current capacity on a single charge. Battery life has always been a prickly issue fo...
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How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems

June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Park Systems, world-leader in atomic force microscopy (AFM) is hosting a webinar to provide advanced scientific research into new classes of Nanoscale Graphene-based materials poised to revolutionize...
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Keysight Technologies Introduces Ultrafast-Scanning 9500 Atomic Force Microscope: New Integrated Software, Hardware Delivers Unmatched Scan Rates

June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced the availability of the ultrafast-scanning 9500 atomic force microscope. The Keysight 9500 AFM system seamlessly integrates new software, a new...
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Rice University boots up powerful microscopes: New electron microscopes will capture images at subnanometer resolution

June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University, renowned for nanoscale science, has installed microscopes that will allow researchers to peer deeper than ever into the fabric of the universe.
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The Hydrogen-Fuel cell will revolutionize the economy of the world: New non-platinum and nanosized catalyst for polymer electrolyte fuel cell

June 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Canadelectrochim have discovered a new non-platinum and nano-sized catalyst for the fuel cell based on Mother Nature which mimics the plant leaf.
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