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National Nanotechnology Day Is October 9th: Schools, labs, and institutions across the country are hosting events, writing articles, and planning activities for the first annual National Nano Day celebration

October 10, 2016 - 7:45am
National Nanotechnology Day, a series of events and activities led by the U.S. nanotechnology community, is an annual opportunity to inform the public and stakeholders about nanotechnology and its ben...

Manufacturing microspheres: Technique mass-produces uniform, encapsulated particles for pharmaceuticals, many other uses

October 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Microencapsulation, in which a tiny particle of one material is encased within a shell made from another, is widely used in pharmaceuticals manufacturing and holds promise for other areas, such as sel...

Enhancing the Superconducting Properties of an Iron-Based Material: Scientists pioneer method that enables material to carry more electrical current without resistance at a higher temperature

October 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Iron-based superconductors can conduct electricity without resistance at unusually high temperatures relative to those of conventional superconductors, which must be chilled to near absolute zero (min...

Arrowhead and Spring Bank Announce Clinical Collaboration for ARC-520 and SB 9200 in Chronic Hepatitis B

October 8, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) and Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBPH), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of viral...

Electrons in graphene behave like light, only better: Researchers discover that electrons mimic light in graphene, confirming a 2007 prediction – their finding may enable new low power electronics and lead to new experimental probes

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
A team led by Cory Dean, assistant professor of physics at Columbia University, Avik Ghosh, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Virginia, and James Hone, Wang Fong-Je...

NIST-made 'sun and rain' used to study nanoparticle release from polymers

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
If the 1967 film "The Graduate" were remade today, Mr. McGuire's famous advice to young Benjamin Braddock would probably be updated to "Plastics ... with nanoparticles." These days, the mechanical, el...

A Northwestern Nobel Prize: Sir Fraser Stoddart of Northwestern University is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Sir Fraser Stoddart, Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University, today (Oct. 5) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry....

Long may you wave, borophene: Rice University researchers say 2-D boron may be best for flexible electronics

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Though they're touted as ideal for electronics, two-dimensional materials like graphene may be too flat and hard to stretch to serve in flexible, wearable devices. "Wavy" borophene might be better, ac...

Revolutionary Composite Gas Transition Seal

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Haydale Composite Solutions (HCS) have been awarded a contract extension by UK utility company - National Grid to develop 14 different lightweight composite Gas Transition Piece (GTP) solutions for 7...

STMicroelectronics’ Semiconductor Chips Contribute to Connected Toothbrush from Oral-B That Sees What You Don’t: Microcontroller and Accelerometer help brushers clean their teeth more effectively

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today revealed its contributions to an intelligent toothbrush system fr...

Leti to Tackle Tomorrow's Research Strategies with Stanford University’s SystemX Alliance: French R&D Center Is the First Research Institute to Join the Collaboration and Provides Bridges Between Academia and Industry, Leveraging Alliance’s Potential

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, announced today it has joined the Stanford SystemX Alliance, a network of 100 renowned Stanford University professors and 27 world-class companies, joining forces in a...

Water vapor sets some oxides aflutter: Newly discovered phenomenon could affect materials in batteries and water-splitting devices

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
When one type of an oxide structure called perovskite is exposed to both water vapor and streams of electrons, it exhibits behavior that researchers had never anticipated: The material gives off oxyge...

UTI testing technology cuts screening time to four hours

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers using DNA sequencing to profile antibiotic resistance in infection have achieved a turnaround time from 'sample to answer' of less than four hours for urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Harris & Harris Group Notes Announcements by Its Portfolio Companies During the Third Quarter of 2016

October 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Current and prospective shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY) may be interested in a number of announcements by some of our portfolio companies during the third quarter of 2016. T...

INVECAS to Enable ASIC Designs for Tomorrow’s Intelligent Systems on GLOBALFOUNDRIES' FDX™ Technology: INVECAS to Collaborate with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Provide IP and End-to-End ASIC Design Services on 22FDX® and 12FDX™ Technologies

October 4, 2016 - 7:45am
INVECAS Inc. and GLOBALFOUNDRIES announced today that INVECAS will provide IP and end-to-end ASIC design services as a part of the foundry’s FDXcelerator™ Partner Program, an ecosystem designed to fac...

How to power up graphene implants without frying cells: New analysis finds way to safely conduct heat from graphene to biological tissues

October 4, 2016 - 7:45am
In the future, our health may be monitored and maintained by tiny sensors and drug dispensers, deployed within the body and made from graphene — one of the strongest, lightest materials in the world....

Nanosensors could help determine tumors’ ability to remodel tissue: Measuring enzyme levels could help doctors select appropriate treatments

October 4, 2016 - 7:45am
MIT researchers have designed nanosensors that can profile tumors and may yield insight into how they will respond to certain therapies. The system is based on levels of enzymes called proteases, whic...

Innovation in Nanotechnology is Focus of Symposium: Annual event brings international experts to Northwestern Oct. 6

October 4, 2016 - 7:45am
•Latest understanding of how materials’ properties change when shrunk to nanoscale •Presenters to discuss advances, issues and applications of nanotechnology •Symposium is free and open to the publi...

Cambrios at CEATEC - Japan 2016

October 4, 2016 - 7:45am
Cambrios Advanced Materials Corporation, which was formed to continue research, development and sales of silver nanowire inks based on Cambrios Technologies innovations in solution coated transparent...

Picosun patents ALD nanolaminate to prevent electronics from overheating

October 4, 2016 - 7:45am
Picosun Oy, the leading provider of high quality industrial ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) technology, has patented a novel ALD nanolaminate to protect electronics such as smartphones, tablets, compute...