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Deeper insights into protein folding: Study presents a new theoretical foundation explaining the mechanism of protein folding and unfolding in water

June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Investigating the structure and dynamics of so-called Meso-Bio-Nano (MBN) systems—micron-sized biological or nanotechnology entities—is a rapidly expanding field of science. Now, scientists Alexander...
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NNI releases progress review on environmental, health, & safety research

June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) released today a Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Researc...
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Mersana and Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, to Develop Next-Generation Antibody-Drug Conjugates

June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., may be interested to read about a fantastic announcement from our privately held portfolio company, Mersana Therapeutics, Inc.
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Metabolon to Sponsor Study at Geisinger Medical Center with Quantose IR to Monitor Prediabetes Therapy

June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., may be interested to read about an announcement from our privately held portfolio company, Metabolon, Inc.
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Scientists develop a 'nanosubmarine' that delivers complementary molecules inside cells: Researchers at the University of Miami and the University of Ulster have created nanoparticles that can transport interacting molecules into living cells

June 27, 2014 - 7:45am
With the continuing need for very small devices in therapeutic applications, there is a growing demand for the development of nanoparticles that can transport and deliver drugs to target cells in the...
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Micro-manufacturing breakthrough is wired for sound

June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have harnessed the power of sound waves to enable precision micro- and nano-manufacturing.

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UT Arlington nanoparticles could provide easier route for cell therapy

June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
UT Arlington physics researchers may have developed a way to use laser technology to deliver drug and gene therapy at the cellular level without damaging surrounding tissue. The method eventually coul...
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Toyohashi Tech researchers have developed a simple, low-loss waveguide for Surface Plasmon Polaritons (SPPs) that is applicable to nanoscale photonic integrated circuits on silicon

June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) are waves that propagate along the surface of a conductor and collective oscillation of electrons coupled with the optical field at the nano-scale beyond the diffract...
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Singapore Researchers Use FEI Titan S/TEM to Link Plasmonics with Molecular Electronics: As described in the March 28 issue of Science, researchers discover quantum plasmonic tunneling – a phenomenon that may eventually lead to new, ultra-fast electrical

June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) congratulates its customers, National University of Singapore, Singapore University of Technology and Design, and the A*STAR institutes: Institute of High Performance Computing and...
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Measuring the mass of 'massless' electrons: Taming graphene, Harvard-led researchers successfully measure collective mass of ‘massless’ electrons in motion

June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Individual electrons in graphene are massless, but when they move together, it's a different story. Graphene, a one-atom-thick carbon sheet, has taken the world of physics by storm—in part, because...
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University of Maastricht Adds Complete Correlative Workflow from FEI to its Institute of Nanoscopy

June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
The University of Maastricht will use a Correlative Workflow from FEI to enable greater insight into the 3D form of cellular proteins, which may facilitate the development of more effective disease tr...
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June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
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Sharper imaging using X-rays: HZB team develops three-dimensional volume diffraction optics for X-rays

June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Physicists at HZB have developed a process to generate improved lenses for X-ray microscopy that provide both better resolution and higher throughput. To accomplish this, they fabricate three-dimensio...
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Unlocking milk's formula could save lives, say scientists

June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
A new study on the digestion of milk could lead to the development of new formulas for premature babies, weight loss drinks and potentially new drug delivery systems.
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Researchers synthesize previously unknown form of magnesium carbide

June 25, 2014 - 7:45am
An international team of researchers from the United States and France, along with the head of a state-funded "mega grant" laboratory based at MIPT, Artyom Oganov, has synthesized a previously unknown...
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NASA selects Deep Space Industries for two asteroid contracts Company collaborates with Near Earth LLC and Cornell University

June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
NASA today awarded two contracts to Deep Space Industries Inc. to accelerate the agency's plans to partner with private industry on asteroid prospecting and harvesting. One will analyze commercial a...
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One step to solar-cell efficiency: Rice University researchers’ chemical process may improve manufacturing

June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have created a one-step process for producing highly efficient materials that let the maximum amount of sunlight reach a solar cell.
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Changing Composition of Nanofibers Results in Treatment of Scars, Deep Wound

June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology in association with researchers from Singapore National University produced nanofibers for the treatment of surface and deep wounds.
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Media Advisory: Minister Rempel to Announce Support for Alberta's Nanotechnology Sector

June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
On Friday, June 20, 2014 the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will make an announcement to support jobs and growth, while enhancing innovation and co...
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CSA Group Continues Contributions to Advanced Emerging Technologies With Canada's First Standard on Cellulosic Nanomaterials

June 23, 2014 - 7:45am
CSA Group, a leading standards development, testing and certification organization, has released Canada's first national standard on cellulosic nanomaterials: CSA Z5100-14, Cellulosic nanomaterials -...
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