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Nanotech-based sensor developed to measure microRNAs in blood, speed cancer detection

November 21, 2015 - 7:45am
A simple, ultrasensitive microRNA sensor developed and tested by researchers from the schools of science and medicine at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the Indiana University Me...

New method developed to predict response to nanotherapeutics: Taking a precision medicine approach to nanomedicine, researchers use MR imaging with magnetic nanoparticles to predict which tumors may be more responsive to therapeutic nanoparticles

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Many nanotherapeutics are currently being tested in clinical trials and several have already been clinically approved to treat cancers. But the ability to predict which patients will be most responsiv...

New method developed to predict response to nanotherapeutics: Taking a precision medicine approach to nanomedicine, researchers use MR imaging with magnetic nanoparticles to predict which tumors may be more responsive to therapeutic nanoparticles

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Many nanotherapeutics are currently being tested in clinical trials and several have already been clinically approved to treat cancers. But the ability to predict which patients will be most responsiv...

3D nanostructure of a bone made visible

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Bones are made up of tiny fibres that are roughly a thousand times finer than a human hair. One major feature of these so-called collagen fibrils is that they are ordered and aligned differently depen...

Fiction: “Waterkill” Weaves Nanoscience and Terrorism into Threat to Western Civilization

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
An Action Packed Cerebral Thriller that Spans Three Continents, “Waterkill” is the second book in the Dave Henson Series.

New nanoscopic tools to study ligand-binding of receptors and quantifying two ligand-binding sites while imaging membrane receptors

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Signalling processes in organisms are governed by specific extracellular and intracellular interactions and involve hundreds of different functionally highly versatile receptors situated in cell membr...

Quantum Spin Could Create Unstoppable, One-Dimensional Electron Waves: New theory points the way forward to transform atom-thin materials into powerful conductors

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
In certain nanomaterials, electrons are able to race through custom-built roadways just one atom wide. To achieve excellent efficiency, these one-dimensional paths must be paved with absolute perfecti...

Leti and Partners in Silicon Photonics Supply-Chain Project Announce Developments on Three Mature Platforms: PLAT4M Project Focused on Speeding Industrialization of the Technology

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti and its partners in the European FP7 project PLAT4M today announced they have built three silicon photonics platforms. The four-year project, which launched in 2013, aims at building a Europe...

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced their participation in the following investor events: 2015 Credit Suisse Annual Techn...

'Tuning in' to a fast and optimized internet: A new filter with the widest tuning span ever demonstrated on a silicon chip could help provide the low-cost flexibility needed for the next generation of high-speed optical networks

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
The amount of data that flows over the internet has exploded in the last decade. Whether people are watching cat videos, streaming movies, or uploading vacation photos to social media sites, they are...

Plasma Focus Device Applied to Produce Zinc Oxide Nanofilms

November 19, 2015 - 7:45am
A group of Iranian researchers used a new method to produce nanostructured films in a short period of time at room temperature.

Valley current control shows way to ultra-low-power devices

November 17, 2015 - 7:45am
University of Tokyo researchers have demonstrated an electrically-controllable valley current device that may pave the way to ultra-low-power "valleytronics" devices.

Rice makes light-driven nanosubmarines: Speedy single-molecule submersibles are a first

November 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Though they're not quite ready for boarding a lá "Fantastic Voyage," nanoscale submarines created at Rice University are proving themselves seaworthy.

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, D-Wave Systems, Announces Multi-Year Agreement With Lockheed Martin

November 17, 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 entered...

Arrowhead Late-Breaking Clinical Data Shows that ARC-520 Can Produce Deep and Durable Reductions of Hepatitis B Viral Antigens and DNA

November 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, presented data from a Phase 2a clinical study at The AASLD Liver Meeting 2015® demonst...

Reviews of Modern Physics highlights recent research on Spin Hall effects

November 17, 2015 - 7:45am
ICREA Prof Sergio O. Valenzuela, Group Leader at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), is among the 5 authors of a review article highlighted on the cover of the journal Revi...

Researchers design and patent graphene biosensors: The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology is patenting biosensor chips based on graphene, graphene oxide and carbon nanotubes that will improve the analysis of biochemical reactions and accelerate th

November 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene is the first truly two-dimensional crystal, which was obtained experimentally and investigated regarding its unique chemical and physical properties. In 2010, two MIPT alumni, Andre Geim and...

Photons on a chip set new paths for secure communications

November 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne have helped crack the code to ultra-secure telecommunications of the future in an international research project that could also expedite the advent of qu...

Quantum Dots Have Good News about Higher Efficiency in Solar Cells

November 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of using quantum dots in the structure of solar cells on the efficiency of the equipment.

Arrowhead Presents Data Showing Robust Sustained Anti-viral Effects with ARC-520 in Hepatitis B Infected Chimpanzees

November 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, presents data at the AASLD Liver Meeting 2015® in an oral presentation and a poster sh...