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NanoTecNexus Launches New App for Learning About Nanotechnology—STEM Education Project Spearheaded by Interns

February 27, 2015 - 7:45am
NanoTecNexus (NTN) Learning Group, a leading nanotech educational organization that invests in the industry/academia/K-12 ecosystem, launched its "Do-U-Nano™" app, designed to promote nanoscience and...
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Maximum Precision in 3D Printing: New complete solution makes additive manufacturing standard for microfabrication

February 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen With a new extension set for its 3D printer the technological leader Nanoscribe is the first manufacturer to provide a complete solution for microfabrication. This adds the hi...
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Real-time observation of bond formation by using femtosecond X-ray liquidography

February 27, 2015 - 7:45am
The research team of the Center for Nanomaterials and Chemical Reactions at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has successfully visualized the entire process of bond formation in solution by using...
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Bruker-Sponsored Sixth AFM BioMed Conference Highlights Increasing Impact of AFM in Biological Applications

February 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Bruker recently sponsored the sixth AFM BioMed International Meeting on AFM in Life Sciences and NanoMedicine. Held last month at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine in La Jolla, CA, the...
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Graphene shows potential as novel anti-cancer therapeutic strategy: University of Manchester scientists have used graphene to target and neutralise cancer stem cells while not harming other cells

February 27, 2015 - 7:45am
This new development opens up the possibility of preventing or treating a broad range of cancers, using a non-toxic material.
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Simple, Cost-Efficient Method Used to Determine Toxicants Growing in Pistachio

February 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, proposed a new, simple and cost-efficient method to determine toxic fungal species existing in foodstuff.
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Chromium-Centered Cycloparaphenylene Rings as New Tools for Making Functionalized Nanocarbons

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Professor Kenichiro Itami, Yasutomo Segawa and Natsumi Kubota of the JST-ERATO Itami Molecular Nanocarbon Project and the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University have synth...
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Dendrite eraser: New electrolyte rids batteries of short-circuiting fibers: Solution enables a battery with both high efficiency & current density

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Dendrites - the microscopic, pin-like fibers that cause rechargeable batteries to short circuit - create fire hazards and can limit the ability of batteries to power our smart phones and store renewab...
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Cutting-edge technology optimizes cancer therapy with nanomedicine drug combinations: UCLA bioengineers develop platform that offers personalized approach to treatment

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
In greater than 90 percent of cases in which treatment for metastatic cancer fails, the reason is that the cancer is resistant to the drugs being used. To treat drug-resistant tumors, doctors typicall...
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Optical nanoantennas set the stage for a NEMS lab-on-a-chip revolution

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
New research shows how cubic nanostructures made of insulating materials overcome the heating, fabrication and intensity challenges of nanonantenna technology, paving the way for NEMS applications in...
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Detecting defects at the nanoscale will profit solar panel production: Researcher Mohamed Elrawemi develops new technologies for defects in thin films, vital in products as printed electronics and solar panels

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
RESEARCH at the University of Huddersfield will lead to major efficiency gains and cost savings in the manufacture of flexible solar panels. It has also resulted in an exceptional number of scholarly...
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Together, nanotechnology and genetic interference may tackle 'untreatable' brain tumors: Tel Aviv University researchers' groundbreaking strategy stops brain tumor cell proliferation with targeted nanoparticles

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
There are no effective available treatments for sufferers of Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most aggressive and devastating form of brain tumor. The disease, always fatal, has a survival rate of o...
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Ultra-thin nanowires can trap electron 'twisters' that disrupt superconductors

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Superconductor materials are prized for their ability to carry an electric current without resistance, but this valuable trait can be crippled or lost when electrons swirl into tiny tornado-like forma...
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Purification of Industrial Wastewater Using Visible-Light Sensitive Photocatalysts

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran and South Korea used nanotechnology to synthesize photocatalysts which have applications in various industries, including textile and pharmaceutics.
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Silicon Catalyst Announces Partnership With imec to Support Semiconductor Start-Ups

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
Silicon Catalyst today announced a partnership with imec to support semiconductor solution start-ups. While there are many incubators and accelerators for software and even some for hardware, Silicon...
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QD Vision Named Edison Award Finalist for Innovative Color IQ™ Quantum Dot Technology

February 25, 2015 - 7:45am
QD Vision, Inc., the leading manufacturer of quantum dot solutions for display products, has been named a 2015 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards,...
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Application of Biocompatible Polymers in Production of Nanodrugs

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of a new drug delivery nano-system with applications in the treatment of cancer.
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KIT Increases Commitment in Asia: DAAD Funds Two New Projects: Strategic Partnerships with Chinese Universities and Communi-cation Technologies Network

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has successfully acquired funding for two projects by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service): Under "StratP_KIT - China", KIT plans to establish an interdi...
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EPSRC unveils world-leading SuperSTEM microscope that sees single atoms

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
A new super powerful electron microscope that can pinpoint the position of single atoms, and will help scientists push boundaries even further, in fields such as advanced materials, healthcare and pow...
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Ocean Optics Names Winner of 2015 Young Investigator Award: Cash prize and grant awarded during SPIE BiOS/Photonics West 2015 conference

February 23, 2015 - 7:45am
Ocean Optics, the industry leader in modular spectroscopy applications and products, recently named Amelie Heuer-Jungemann from the University of Southampton, UK the winner of the 2015 Ocean Optics Yo...
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