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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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7th Nanotechnology Festival, Exhibition Kicks Off Work in Iran

October 8, 2014 - 7:45am
The Seventh Nanotechnology Festival and Exhibition (Iran Nano 2014) started work in Tehran in the morning of 6 October 2014 in the presence of Dr. Saeed Sarkar, the Secretary of Iran Nanotechnology In...
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Crumpled graphene could provide an unconventional energy storage: Two-dimensional carbon “paper” can form stretchable supercapacitors to power flexible electronic devices

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
When someone crumples a sheet of paper, that usually means it's about to be thrown away. But researchers have now found that crumpling a piece of graphene "paper" — a material formed by bonding togeth...
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Fast, cheap nanomanufacturing: Arrays of tiny conical tips that eject ionized materials could fabricate nanoscale devices cheaply

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Luis Fernando Velásquez-García's group at MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) develops dense arrays of microscopic cones that harness electrostatic forces to eject streams of ions.
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October 6: Beginning of Iran Nano 2014 Exhibition

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
The Seventh International Nanotechnology Festival (Iran Nano 2014) is due to be held at the Persian Gulf Hall of the Tehran Permanent Fairground on 6-9 October 2014.
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New Compact SIMS - mass spectrometry in solid material

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
The Hiden Compact SIMS tool is designed for fast and easy characterisation of layer structures, surface contamination and impurities with sensitive detection of positive ions being assisted by the oxy...
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Agar Scientific appoints Paul Balaş as new Technical Sales Manager

October 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Agar Scientific - part of the Elektron Technology Group - is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Paul Balaş as Technical Sales Manager. Paul joins Agar Scientific from Ronexprim SRL - w...
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