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Defects are perfect in laser-induced graphene: Rice University lab discovers simple way to make material for energy storage, electronics

December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Rice University have created flexible, patterned sheets of multilayer graphene from a cheap polymer by burning it with a computer-controlled laser. The process works in air at room temp...
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New 'electronic skin' for prosthetics, robotics detects pressure from different directions

December 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Touch can be a subtle sense, but it communicates quickly whether something in our hands is slipping, for example, so we can tighten our grip. For the first time, scientists report the development of a...
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Nanoparticles Prove Effective in Removing Phosphor from Calcareous Soil

December 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Bu-Ali Sina University studied the function of nanoparticles in separation of pollutants, including phosphor from agricultural soils.
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PETA science consortium to present at Society for Risk Analysis meeting

December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
The PETA International Science Consortium, Ltd., will present at the annual meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis on a framework for optimizing nonanimal testing methods for nanomaterials. This pre...
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Keysight Technologies Further Reinvents Bench Testing With User-Centric Software

December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today introduced the next-generation of BenchVue, an intuitive, easy-to-use PC software application that provides multiple-instrument measurement visibility an...
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New Technique Could Harvest More of the Sun's Energy

December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
As solar panels become less expensive and capable of generating more power, solar energy is becoming a more commercially viable alternative source of electricity. However, the photovoltaic cells now u...
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The gold standard

December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Precious elements such as platinum work well as catalysts in chemical reactions, but require large amounts of metal and can be expensive. However, computational modeling below the nanoscale level may...
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Polymeric Drug Carrier Produced in Iran for Target Delivery System

December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
In this research, biodegradable polymers have been used in the production of nanocarrier, which enable the release of drug by controlling changes in temperature. The production and characterization of...
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Simple, Biocompatible Method Developed for Production of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles

December 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences proposed a simple, cost-effective and fast method to produce metal oxide nanoparticles, which is in agreement with the basics of green c...
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Detecting gases wirelessly and cheaply: New sensor can transmit information on hazardous chemicals or food spoilage to a smartphone

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
MIT chemists have devised a new way to wirelessly detect hazardous gases and environmental pollutants, using a simple sensor that can be read by a smartphone.
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Unusual Electronic State Found in New Class of Unconventional Superconductors: Finding gives scientists a new group of materials to explore to unlock secrets of some materials' ability to carry current with no energy loss

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Columbia Engineering, Columbia Physics and Kyoto University has discovered an unusual form of electronic...
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New technique allows low-cost creation of 3-D nanostructures

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new lithography technique that uses nanoscale spheres to create three-dimensional (3-D) structures with biomedical, electronic and pho...
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High photosensitivity 2D-few-layered molybdenum diselenide phototransistors

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Two-dimensional (2D) layered materials are now attracting a lot of interest due to their unique optoelectronic properties at atomic thicknesses. Among them, graphene has been mostly investigated, but...
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Biomimetic dew harvesters: Understanding how a desert beetle harvests water from dew could improve drinking water collection in dew condensers

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Insects are full of marvels - and this is certainly the case with a beetle from the Tenebrionind family, found in the extreme conditions of the Namib desert. Now, a team of scientists has demonstrated...
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Nanosensor to Detect Naproxen Drug Produced in Iran

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shiraz University produced a nanosensor during a laboratorial research which can be used in measuring naproxen drug.
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Membrane nano-tomography in living cells: Label-free evanescent microscopy enables full-field and real-time tracking of membrane processes without signal fading and cell perturbation

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Membranes play a pivotal role in numerous cell mechanisms, in particular for internalization, adhesion and motility studies. In terms of optical imaging of the membrane, special configurations are nee...
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Endomagnetics receives IDE approval to initiate US trials

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Cancer healthcare company Endomagnetics announced today that it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a piv...
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SUNY NanoCollege Celebrates Winter Commencement: Graduates To Pursue High-Tech Career And Educational Opportunities In New York State

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
As a testament to Governor Andrew Cuomo's innovation-driven agenda for strengthening New York State's high-tech workforce, thirty-two students at SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Colleges of Nanoscale Sci...
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Light propagation in solar cells made visible

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
How can light which has been captured in a solar cell be examined in experiments? Jülich scientists have succeeded in looking directly at light propagation within a solar cell by using a trick. The ph...
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Nanotechnology Helps Conservation of Historical Artifacts

December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers designed and produced special showcases for demonstration of historical artifacts in museums and libraries which can protect ancient artifacts against any damage and prevent their...
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