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Green Chemistry Methods Used in Iran to Produce Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles

June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used a new method based on green chemistry to synthesize zinc oxide nanoparticles.
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Spain nanotechnology featured at NANO KOREA 2015

June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
ICEX Spain Trade and Investment, in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain (Spanish Commercial Office in Seoul) will feature a Spanish participation at NANO KOREA 2015, http://nanokorea.or.kr/, which w...
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Targeted nanoparticles can overcome drug resistance in trypanosomes: A high-tech approach to combat sleeping sickness and potentially other neglected diseases

June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Sleeping sickness, or African trypanosomiasis, is caused by trypanosome parasites transmitted by tsetse flies and threatens millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease is considered fatal if...
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The quantum spin Hall effect is a fundamental property of light

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
In a paper that crystalizes knowledge from a variety of experiments and theoretical developments, scientists from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science in Japan have demonstrated that the quant...
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New conductive ink for electronic apparel

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections. This new functional ink will enable ele...
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Breakthrough graphene production could trigger revolution in artificial skin development

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
A pioneering new technique to produce high-quality, low cost graphene could pave the way for the development of the first truly flexible 'electronic skin', that could be used in robots.
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Laser spectroscopy: A novel microscope for nanosystems

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics can image the optical properties of individual nanoparticles with a novel microscope.
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Stanford researchers stretch a thin crystal to get better solar cells

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Nature loves crystals. Salt, snowflakes and quartz are three examples of crystals - materials characterized by the lattice-like arrangement of their atoms and molecules.
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Nanometrics to Participate in 7th Annual CEO Investor Summit 2015: Investor Event Held Concurrently With SEMICON West in San Francisco

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, announced today that company management will participate in the 7th Annual CEO Investor Summit 2015, bei...
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Exagan Raises €5.7 Million to Produce High-efficiency GaN-on-Silicon Power-switching Devices on 200mm Wafers: Leti-and-Soitec Spinout Focused on Becoming Leading European Source Of GaN Devices for Solar, Automotive, Telecoms and Infrastructure

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Exagan, a start-up innovator of gallium-nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology that enables smaller and more efficient electrical converters, today announced it has raised €5.7 million in first-round...
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Nanowires could be the LEDs of the future

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest research from the Niels Bohr Institute shows that LEDs made from nanowires will use less energy and provide better light. The researchers studied nanowires using X-ray microscopy and with t...
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Iranian Researchers Synthesize Nanostructures with Controlled Shape, Structure

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University used a new method in their research to produce metal-organic nanostructures with controlled shape and structure.
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Economical Synthesis of Porous Nanostructures with Application in Supercapacitors

June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers synthesized a porous nanostructure that can be used in the production of supercapacitors.
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Nanowire implants offer remote-controlled drug delivery

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Remote-Controlled Eradication of Astrogliosis in Spinal Cord Injury via Electromagnetically-induced Dexamethasone Release from "Smart" Nanowires Wen Gao and Richard Borgens We describe a system...
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Nanoparticle 'wrapper' delivers chemical that stops fatty buildup in rodent arteries Experimental therapy restores normal fat metabolism in animals with atherosclerosis

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
In what may be a major leap forward in the quest for new treatments of the most common form of cardiovascular disease, scientists at Johns Hopkins report they have found a way to halt and reverse the...
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Picosun ALD breaks through in medical technology

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Picosun Oy, the leading supplier of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology for industrial manufacturing, provides the advanced ALD coating solutions to enable the next generation of cut...
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UK Graphene Open for Business with Asia

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale Ltd., a leader in the development of enhanced graphene and nanoparticulate materials, has announced its participation in a combined UK Graphene Exhibit at NANO Korea (1-3 July 2015).
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Announces 1,000 Qubit Processor and is Discussed in the Economist

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its portfolio company, D-Wave Systems, Inc., announced that it has success...
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Robust new process forms 3-D shapes from flat sheets of graphene

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new approach for forming 3D shapes from flat, 2D sheets of graphene, paving the way for future integrated systems of gr...
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Toward tiny, solar-powered sensors: New ultralow-power circuit improves efficiency of energy harvesting to more than 80 percent

June 24, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest buzz in the information technology industry regards "the Internet of things" -- the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil-engineering structures, manufacturing equipment, and even livestoc...
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