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ORNL microscopy system delivers real-time view of battery electrochemistry

February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Using a new microscopy method, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can image and measure electrochemical processes in batteries in real time and at nanoscale resolu...
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Cima NanoTech Announces Commercial Production of its SANTE(R) FS200 Touch Films for Large Format Touch Screens

February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Cima NanoTech, a smart materials company and developer of the disruptive SANTE(R) self-assembling nanoparticle technology for transparent conductors, today announced successful commercial production a...
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SDSC Team Develops Multi-scale Simulation Software for Chemistry Research: SDSC’s Trestles and Gordon supercomputers used in development and validation

February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, have developed software that greatly expands the types of multi-scale QM/MM (mixed quantum and molecular m...
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Advance in energy storage could speed up development of next-gen electronics

February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Electronics are getting smaller all the time, but there's a limit to how tiny they can get with today's materials. Researchers now say, however, that they have developed a way to shrink capacitors — k...
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Making nanoelectronics last longer for medical devices, 'cyborgs'

February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
The debut of cyborgs who are part human and part machine may be a long way off, but researchers say they now may be getting closer. In a study published in ACS' journal Nano Letters, they report devel...
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Arrowhead Announces Pricing of Underwritten Offering of Common Stock

February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced the pricing of an underwritten offering of 5,500,000 shares of its com...
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Harris & Harris Group Announced As Top Ranked High-Tech Investor By SBIR Source And As An Investor In Innovation By Forbes.Com

February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, is pleased to announce that we have been ranked #1 by SBIR Source as the Top Investor...
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Clemson researchers develop sticky nanoparticles to fight heart disease

February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Clemson University researchers have developed nanoparticles that can deliver drugs targeting damaged arteries, a non-invasive method to fight heart disease.

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Recyclable Catalyst Produced in Iran Using Iron Oxide Nanoparticles

February 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Payam-e Nour University of Qazvin in association with their colleagues from University of Valencia, Spain, produced an easily recyclable catalyst that can be separated from th...
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Ultra-small and Ultra–fast Electro-optic Modulator

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Thanks to optical signals, mails and data can be transmitted rapidly around the globe. But also exchange of digital information between electronic chips may be accelerated and energy efficiency might...
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Caps not the culprit in nanotube chirality: Rice University study narrows the possibilities for gaining control of nanotube type

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
A single-walled carbon nanotube grows from the round cap down, so it's logical to think the cap's formation determines what follows. But according to researchers at Rice University, that's not entirel...
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Arizona State researcher explores responsible innovation

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
An engineer works in the lab on a promising research project. He follows all the rules, works with the materials available to him and produces quality work. He never lies, cheats or steals. His resear...
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Nanoelectronics key to advances in renewable energy

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoscale technology looks promising as a major contributor to advancements needed to fulfill the potential of emerging sources of clean, renewable energy.
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National Space Society Issues Position on Protecting Earth From Cosmic Impacts

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
On February 15, 2013, a meteor exploded over the Chelyabinsk region of Russia. The blast damaged over 7,000 buildings and almost 1,500 people suffered injuries requiring treatment. As we observe the...
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Researchers hijack cancer migration mechanism to 'move' brain tumors

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
One factor that makes glioblastoma cancers so difficult to treat is that malignant cells from the tumors spread throughout the brain by following nerve fibers and blood vessels to invade new locations...
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Metal Nano-Oxides Improve Properties of Hydroxyapatite Synthesized through Biocompatible Method

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian materials engineers increased flexural strength and toughness of hydroxyapatite pieces by using oxide nanoparticles compatible with the body.
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New 'pomegranate-inspired' design solves problems for lithium-ion batteries

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
An electrode designed like a pomegranate - with silicon nanoparticles clustered like seeds in a tough carbon rind - overcomes several remaining obstacles to using silicon for a new generation of lithi...
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New Process For Making Nano Sized Particles:Indian researchers have identified a novel procedure for nanopowders

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Indian researchers (Theivasanthi and Alagar) have identified a novel procedure for making nanopowders. The group, based at Centre for Research and Post Graduate Department of Physics, Ayya Nadar Janak...
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Iran Ranks 8th in World in Publication of Nanotechnology Articles

February 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Iran stood 8th among the world states in publishing nanotechnology articles, showing a 13.4% growth in comparison with the previous year.
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Movies of graphene nanopore opening

February 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Fabricating functional nano-devices is an ultimate goal of nanotechnology. Atomic-scale modification and sculpting of materials can enable nano-machines with wide-varying application potential in biol...
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