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NIST researchers enabled by AFM-IR to publish first nanoscale IR spectra of individual plasmonic nanostructures

October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Anasys Instruments reports on the new AFM-IR results from the Energy Research Group at NIST just published in the journal for Advanced Optical Materials. The paper is entitled "Nanoscale imaging and s...
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Microspot Thin Film Thickness Measurements by Transmission and Reflectance Microspectroscopy

October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
CRAIC FilmPro™ software is used with CRAIC Technologies microspectrometers to measure the thickness of thin films of microspot areas in both reflectance and transmission.
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Charged graphene gives DNA a stage to perform molecular gymnastics

October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
When Illinois researchers set out to investigate a method to control how DNA moves through a tiny sequencing device, they did not know they were about to witness a display of molecular gymnastics.
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Arrowhead Issues Open Letter to Shareholders

October 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today issued the following open letter to shareholders from President and CEO, Christ...
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Aculon Receives Patent for Application of Enhanced Bonding Layers on Titanium

October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Aculon, Inc. announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has allowed a patent covering its method for enhanced bonding of layers on titanium.
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Human health, wealth require expanded marine science, experts say: In Rome, European experts publish a 'common vision' of priorities for marine research and action through 2020

October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Toxic nanoparticles, micro-plastic pollution and the potential of rising seawater temperatures to transform chemicals at a molecular level into 'substances able to stimulate / participate in tumour ge...
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Nanoparticle research could enhance drug delivery through skin

October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the University of Southampton have identified key characteristics that enhance a nanoparticle's ability to penetrate skin, in a milestone study which could have major implications for th...
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All that glitters is... slimy? Gold nanoparticles measure the stickiness of snot: New laser-based method helps doctors determine how well mucus oozes through the lungs, potentially leading to better treatment of certain lung diseases

October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Some people might consider mucus an icky bodily secretion best left wrapped in a tissue, but to a group of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, snot is an endlessly fascin...
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Nanoparticles Used to Produce Multi-Layer Ceramic Thermal Insulators

October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Material and Energy Research Center studied the effects of nanoparticles on mechanical and thermal properties of ceramics used in thermal insulators.
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Unconventional photoconduction in an atomically thin semiconductor: New mechanism of photoconduction could lead to next-generation excitonic devices

October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
It's a well-known phenomenon in electronics: Shining light on a semiconductor, such as the silicon used in computer chips and solar cells, will make it more conductive. But now researchers have discov...
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Nanoparticles get a magnetic handle: New method produces particles that can glow with color-coded light and be manipulated with magnets

October 10, 2014 - 7:45am
A long-sought goal of creating particles that can emit a colorful fluorescent glow in a biological environment, and that could be precisely manipulated into position within living cells, has been achi...
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JPK report on the use of the NanoWizard® AFM system at TU Braunschweig to study the properties of DNA and DNA nanostructures

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
PK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of their AFM system, the NanoWizard®, in the Nanobioscien...
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Over 100 European experts meet in Barcelona thanks to a COST Action coordinated from ICN2: The ISOS-7 Summit discusses the future of organic photovoltaic devices

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
StableNextSol, funded by the European Commission through a COST Action coordinated from ICN2, is an interdisciplinary network of academic and industry researchers to study the degradation mechanisms o...
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Photonex 2014 - the conference is now complete with the announcement of the Nano and Bio-Imaging programme on applied biophotonics applications

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Xmark Media the organisers of Photonex 2014, the UK's showcase photonics conference & exhibition announce the programme and speakers for the meeting on Nano and Bio-Imaging. This FREE-to-attend confer...
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Dolomite and Lab on a Chip launch Productizing Science® Competition 2015

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Dolomite, a pioneering microfluidics specialist, and Lab on a Chip are challenging entrepreneurial researchers, scientists and engineers to enter the Productizing Science Competition 2015, proposing n...
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CEO A. Paul Gill of Lomiko Metals Inc. to Be Interviewed Live on Clear Channel -- iHeart Business Talk Radio -- October 8, 2014

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Lomiko Metals, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: LMR) (PINKSHEETS: LMRMF) (FRANKFURT: DH8B) (the "Company"), a graphite exploration company and graphene technology incubator, announced today that Chief Executive Of...
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JEOL Announces New EDXRF for Wide Range of Sample Types

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
JEOL has introduced an easy-to-use, smart solution for high-sensitivity elemental analysis in a new benchtop EDXRF spectrometer. The JSX-1000S ElementEye analyzes major to trace components on most sam...
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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Hosts a Webinar October 21st: “There’s No Other AFM Like CypherTM: Recent Technological Advances”

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, the technology leader in Atomic Force Microscopy, will host a free webinar October 21st, "There's No Other AFM Like Cypher: Recent Technological Advances." The Cyph...
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The "Cyberwar" Against Cancer Gets a Boost from Intelligent Nanocarriers: TAU researcher advances novel strategy to fight cancer by shoring up the immune system

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Two years ago, Prof. Eshel Ben-Jacob of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy and Rice University's Center for Theoretical Biological Physics made the startling discovery that cancer,...
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Perpetuus Carbon Group Receives Independent Verification of its Production Capacity for Graphenes at 140 Tonnes per Annum: Perpetuus Becomes the First Manufacturer in the Sector to Allow Third Party Audit

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Perpetuus Carbon Group (‘Perpetuus'), the world's largest producer of purified and functionalised graphene, is pleased to announce the results of an independent study of its graphene material producti...
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