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Promising Ferroelectric Materials Suffer From Unexpected Electric Polarizations: Brookhaven Lab scientists find surprising locked charge polarizations that impede performance in next-gen materials that could otherwise revolutionize data-driven devices

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Electronic devices with unprecedented efficiency and data storage may someday run on ferroelectrics—remarkable materials that use built-in electric polarizations to read and write digital information,...
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Nano Bonds Increase Raw Strength of Fireproof Concretes

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers in association with their colleagues from Brazil succeeded in the production of fireproof concretes with high raw strength by using nanotechnology.
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Artificial Cells Act Like the Real Thing: Cell-like compartments produce proteins and communicate with one another, similar to natural biological systems

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery, but mimicking the intricate networks and dynamic interactions that are inherent to living cells is difficult to achieve outside the cell. Now, a...
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Production of Toxic Ion Nanosorbents with High Sorption Capacity in Iran

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists from Sistan and Balouchestan University in association with researchers from the Tehran Science and Research Branch of the Islamic Azad University and the University of New South Wale...
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Interaction between Drug, DNA for Designing Anticancer Drugs Studied in Iran

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanoparticles as quantum dots and presented a new, effective and sensitive method to study interaction between drug and DNA.
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Laser makes microscopes way cooler: Cooling a nanowire probe with a laser could lead to substantial improvements in the sensitivity of atomic force probe microscopes

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Laser physicists have found a way to make atomic-force microscope probes 20 times more sensitive and capable of detecting forces as small as the weight of an individual virus.
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Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. Expects Approval to Become PEN Inc. : Two Leading Companies Combine to Bring to Market Advanced Products Enabled by Nanotechnology; Shareholder Meeting Will Occur on Friday, August 22, 2014, in Irving, TX to Vote on the Com

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: APNT) (Applied Nanotech), a global leader in nanotechnology research and development, today announced that a majority of shareholders have returned proxies or...
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AI Technology (AIT) Introduces Novel High Temperature Large Area Underfill with Proven Stress Absorption

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
AI Technology, Inc. (AIT) is proud to introduce a new generation of Flip-Chip Underfill solution that combines a High Tg of >240°C and novel stress absorbing capabilities to allow long-term reliabilit...
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Molecular engineers record an electron's quantum behavior

August 19, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers led by the University of Chicago has developed a technique to record the quantum mechanical behavior of an individual electron contained within a nanoscale defect in diamond. The...
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Scientists fold RNA origami from a single strand: RNA origami is a new method for organizing molecules on the nanoscale. Using just a single strand of RNA, this technique can produce many complicated shapes.

August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
RNA origami is a new method for organizing molecules on the nanoscale. Using just a single strand of RNA, many complicated shapes can be fabricated by this technique. Unlike existing methods for foldi...
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Iranian Scientists Stabilize Protein on Highly Stable Electrode Surface

August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Bu-Ali Sina University in Hamedan used multi-walled carbon nanotubes and made a breakthrough success by stabilizing protein on the surface of electrode with high stability.
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Iranian Scientists Propose New Method to Modify Nanotubes for Targeted Drug Delivery

August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University presented a new method to improve the performance of carbon nanotubes in cancer treatment and reduce the problems in its applications.
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Novel chip-based platform could simplify measurements of single molecules: A nanopore-gated optofluidic chip combines electrical and optical measurements of single molecules onto a single platform

August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a new approach for studying single molecules and nanoparticles by combining electrical and optical measurements on an integrated chip-based platform. In a p...
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'Trojan horse' treatment could beat brain tumors: A smart technology which involves smuggling gold nanoparticles into brain cancer cells has proven highly effective in lab-based tests

August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A "Trojan horse" treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, which involves using tiny nanoparticles of gold to kill tumour cells, has been successfully tested by scientists.
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Can our computers continue to get smaller and more powerful? University of Michigan computer scientist reviews frontier technologies to determine fundamental limits of computer scaling

August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
From their origins in the 1940s as sequestered, room-sized machines designed for military and scientific use, computers have made a rapid march into the mainstream, radically transforming industry, co...
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SouthWest NanoTechnologies Appoints Matteson-Ridolfi for U.S. Distribution of its SMW™ Specialty Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes

August 15, 2014 - 7:45am
SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT), a leading manufacturer of single-wall, few-wall and multi-wall carbon nanotube materials for printed electronics, energy storage and composites applications has app...
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Chemical reaction yields "tapes" of porphin molecules: Flexible tapes from the nanoworld

August 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Dr. Wilhelm Auwärter and his team are working on a research project to develop tiny flat molecule tapes at the Department of Physics of Technische Universität München (TUM). These structures could fin...
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New material could enhance fast and accurate DNA sequencing

August 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Gene-based personalized medicine has many possibilities for diagnosis and targeted therapy, but one big bottleneck: the expensive and time-consuming DNA-sequencing process.
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Arrowhead Reports Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results and Provides Update on ARC-520

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 30, 20...
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Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 15, 2014

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
The management of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: TINY), will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for its second quarter 2014, to update shareholders and analysts o...
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