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Ref signals deep impact as EPSRC announces £30 million for impact acceleration accounts (IAA)

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
The recently published results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) show that the impact of research funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has been both deep a...
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Anti-microbial coatings with a long-term effect for surfaces – presentation at nano tech 2015 in Japan

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
The researchers from the INM will be presenting their results at the International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference nano tech 2015, Tokio, Japan.
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Nano-beaker offers insight into the condensation of atoms

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
An international team of physicists has succeeded in mapping the condensation of individual atoms, or rather their transition from a gaseous state to another state, using a new method. Led by the Swis...
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A spoonful of sugar in silver nanoparticles to regulate their toxicity

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
The use of colloidal silver to treat illnesses has become more popular in recent years, but its ingestion, prohibited in countries like the US, can be harmful to health. Scientists from the Max Planck...
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The path to artificial photosynthesis: HZB researchers describe efficient manganese catalyst capable of converting light to chemical energy

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Through their work, Professor Emad Aziz, head of the HZB Institute "Methods for Material Development", Professor Leone Spiccia from Monash University and their teams have taken an important leap forwa...
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Smart keyboard cleans and powers itself -- and can tell who you are

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
In a novel twist in cybersecurity, scientists have developed a self-cleaning, self-powered smart keyboard that can identify computer users by the way they type. The device, reported in the journal ACS...
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New method to generate arbitrary optical pulses

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from the University of Southampton have developed a new technique to generate more powerful, more energy efficient and low-cost pulsed lasers.
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Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Releases New Application Note: “AFM Applications in Polymer Science and Engineering”

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research has released a new application note, "AFM Applications in Polymer Science and Engineering," written by former NIST researcher Dr. Donna Hurley. Polymer scientists we...
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Spain nanotechnology at nano tech 2015 (Tokyo, Japan)

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
The Phantoms Foundation and ICEX Spain Trade and Investment, in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain (Economic and Commercial Office) in Tokyo bring together, for the eighth time, a nanoscience and n...
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Self-assembled nanotextures create antireflective surface on silicon solar cells: Nanostructured surface textures-with shapes inspired by the structure of moths' eyes-prevent the reflection of light off silicon, improving conversion of sunlight to electri

January 22, 2015 - 7:45am
Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun's rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections. No...
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Self-destructive Effects of Magnetically-doped Ferromagnetic Topological Insulators: Magnetic atoms that create exotic surface property also sow the seeds of its destruction

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
The discovery of "topologically protected" electrical conductivity on the surface of some materials whose bulk interior acts as an insulator was among the most sensational advances in the last decade...
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New laser could upgrade the images in tomorrow’s tech

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
A new semiconductor laser developed at Yale has the potential to significantly improve the imaging quality of the next generation of high-tech microscopes, laser projectors, photo lithography, hologra...
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Nanotechnology Used to Produce Ceramic Membrane with High Thermal Stability

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanotechnology to produce a new type of ceramic membrane with high thermal stability.
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Iran Designs Nano Medicine-Career Easing Chemotherapy Side Effects

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers at the Amirkabir University of Technology produced a Nano medicine-career for prostate cancer, expected to reduce chemotherapy side effects.
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Magnetic Nanosorbents Able to Eliminate Chemical Contaminants

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Beheshti University succeeded in the production of a nanosorbent that can separate high percentages of contaminants in natural samples.
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Malaysian Nanotechnology Company Nanopac Innovation Ltd. lists on the NSX

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanopac Innovation Ltd. is pleased to announce that effective July 23, 2014, the Company is listed on the National Stock Exchange of Australia (NSX), Australia's second largest listing market, as tick...
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New “triggered-release” mechanism could improve drug delivery

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
More efficient medical treatments could be developed thanks to a new method for triggering the rearrangement of chemical particles.
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Nanoparticles Able to Eliminate Pathogen Bacteria Biofilm

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kerman University of Medical Sciences studied the effect of nanoparticles on bacterial biofilms to find new methods for the treatment of bacteria infectious diseases.
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Nanoparticles for clean drinking water

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
One way of removing harmful nitrate from drinking water is to catalyse its conversion to nitrogen. This process suffers from the drawback that it often produces ammonia. By using palladium nanoparticl...
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Solving an organic semiconductor mystery: Berkeley Lab researchers uncover hidden structures in domain interfaces that hamper performance

January 20, 2015 - 7:45am
Organic semiconductors are prized for light emitting diodes (LEDs), field effect transistors (FETs) and photovoltaic cells. As they can be printed from solution, they provide a highly scalable, cost-e...
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