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Cell mechanics may hold key to how cancer spreads and recurs

August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Cancer cells that break away from tumors to go looking for a new home may prefer to settle into a soft bed, according to new findings from researchers at the University of Illinois.
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“Active” surfaces control what’s on them: Researchers develop treated surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move

August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at MIT and in Saudi Arabia have developed a new way of making surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move across them. The work might enable new kinds of biomedical or...
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Advanced thin-film technique could deliver long-lasting medication: Nanoscale, biodegradable drug-delivery method could provide a year or more of steady doses

August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
About one in four older adults suffers from chronic pain. Many of those people take medication, usually as pills. But this is not an ideal way of treating pain: Patients must take medicine frequently,...
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Light-induced nanocarriers switch on improved gene therapy

August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanocarriers are a useful means of transporting molecules such as genes to specific points in the body, for example to target tumors in cancer therapy. Such nanocarriers must be carefully controlled t...
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Cylinder scanning system used in the ZylScan-System of the Breitmeier Messtechnik Company

August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The visualization of the surface structure of cylinders in the range of microns is very work-intensive with insufficient results. The interesting characteristics of the surface are scratches, cavities...
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FEI Reports New Advances in Neuroscience in Collaboration with NIH: Using cryo-electron microscopy, researchers determine the structural mechanism of glutamate receptors – an important insight to the brain’s memory formation and learning

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI is pleased to announce that researchers at the NIH-FEI Living Lab for Structural Biology have achieved breakthrough biological results, using FEI's Titan Krios™ transmission electron microscope (T...
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Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company Enumeral Biomedical Completes Equity Offering and Public Listing: Enumeral Transitions to a Public Company and Raises $21.55 Million in New Equity Capital New Stock Symbol OTCQB:ENUM

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, today announced that its portfolio company, Enumeral Biomedical Corp., completed a rev...
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Acceptance of applications to compete for the RUSNANOPRIZE extended to 15 August 2014

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
The nomination period for the RUSNANOPRIZE Nanotechnology International Prize has been extended. Prize applications are now being accepted until 15 August 2014, inclusively.
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Scientists Determine Fluctuations Caused by Temperature on Graphene Surface

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Rajayee Teacher Training University in association with foreign researchers succeeded in the measurement of thermal fluctuations created on the surface of graphene.
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Scientists Measure Medical Species Simultaneously Using Statistical Methods

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kashan University designed a nanosensor with low detection limit for the simultaneous measurement of medical species.
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Nanocarriers Improve Performance of Breast Cancer Drugs

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University produced new drug nanocarriers to improve breast cancer treatment.
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New Method Provides Nanoscale Details of Electrochemical Reactions in Electric Vehicle Battery Materials

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Using a new method to track the electrochemical reactions in a common electric vehicle battery material under operating conditions, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National La...
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A protecting umbrella against oxygen: Toward fuel cells built from renewable and abundant components - Scientists from Bochum und Mülheim report in NATURE Chemistry

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
In the development of fuel cells the effort of generations of scientist and engineers have led to efficient and stable catalysts based on noble metals. These catalysts have reached the required thresh...
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Self-assembly of gold nanoparticles into small clusters

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at HZB in co-operation with Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU, Berlin) have made an astonishing observation: they were investigating the formation of gold nanoparticles in a solvent and o...
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New Material Allows for Ultra-Thin Solar Cells

August 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have managed to combine two semiconductor materials, consisting of only three atomic layers each. This new structure holds great promise for a new kin...
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Graphene surfaces on photonic racetracks

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene could enable new kind of photonics-based chemical sensors and photo-detectors, University of Manchester researchers have shown.
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International Conference in Nanomaterials and Technologies CNT 2014

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), BARC, India and Vardhaman College of Engineering are organizing "2nd International Conference on Nanomaterials and Technologies (CNT 2014)" at Vardhaman C...
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Iranian Scientists Produce Cobalt–Alumina Ceramic Nano Inks

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the Institute for Color Science and Technology (ICST) produced low-cost inkjet nano inks to be used in ceramic and printing industries.
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Keysight Technologies Begins Operations

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced the electronic measurement business of Agilent Technologies has begun operating under the Keysight name. It will remain a wholly owned subsidiary of Agilent...
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Light pulses control graphene's electrical behavior: Finding could allow ultrafast switching of conduction, and possibly lead to new broadband light sensors

August 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, an ultrathin form of carbon with exceptional electrical, optical, and mechanical properties, has become a focus of research on a variety of potential uses. Now researchers at MIT have found...
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