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More study needed to clarify impact of cellulose nanocrystals on health: Few studies explore toxicity of cellulose nanocrystals

March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Are cellulose nanocrystals harmful to human health? The answer might depend on the route of exposure, according to a review of the literature by a Virginia Tech scientist, but there have been few stud...
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Seeing tiny twins: Strength in shrinking: Understanding why a material's behavior changes as it gets smaller

March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
To fully understand how nanomaterials behave, one must also understand the atomic-scale deformation mechanisms that determine their structure and, therefore, their strength and function.
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ORNL microscopy directly images problematic lithium dendrites in batteries

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have captured the first real-time nanoscale images of lithium dendrite structures known to degrade lithium-ion batteries. The ORN...
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The Universitat Politècnica de València is coordinating a European project to develop a device for the quick and early diagnosis of cancer

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
To develop a device based on nanophotonic technology that enables a quick and early diagnosis of different types of cancer -specifically breast, prostate, lung and colorectal- analysing only two or th...
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University of Tehran to Host 5th Ultrafine Grained, Nanostructured Materials Conference

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
The Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering of University of Tehran in association with University of Trento, Italy, will organize the Fifth Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials C...
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Iranian Scientists Apply Nanotechnology to Produce Electrical Insulator

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanotechnology to produce a new type of electrical insulator with high dielectric constant, which has applications in electronics, optoelectronics and electrochemical industri...
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MIG Takes a Roll-Up-Your-Sleeves Approach with Revamped MEMS/Sensors Technical Event -- MIG welcomes technologists to MEMS Technical Congress, emphasizes working groups and breakout sessions on emerging MEMS & sensors, tech transfer and integration

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
MEMS Industry Group (MIG) announced today a technical event with a hands-on focus: MEMS Technical Congress™, May 6-7, 2015 in Boston, Mass.
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Phenom-World announces the Phenom XL, world’s fastest desktop SEM to handle large samples

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Phenom-World is proud to announce the Phenom XL, an addition to the highly successful Phenom desktop SEM product family. The Phenom XL is the world's first desktop Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) t...
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Air Bearing Stage / Systems Introduced by PI at Photonics West

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Precision motion leader PI (Physik Instrumente) has introduced their new air bearing stage and system capabilities at this year's Photonics West conference, to complement their comprehensive range of...
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Consistent Scalable Functionalised Graphene Capacity

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale Ltd., a technological leader in the development of functionalised graphenes to improve the mechanical performance of epoxy resin systems and Carbon Fibre reinforced plastics, has announced fur...
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French Institutes IRT Nanoelec and CMP Team up to Offer World’s First Service for Post-process 3D Technologies on Multi-Project-Wafer

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
New platform provides access to 3D technologies after regular CMOS MPW runs and allows SMEs, research institutes, systems integrators and universities to divide costs.
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The George Washington University Opens Science and Engineering Hall, Largest Building of Its Kind in D.C.: Building Represents Significant Investment in Research Programs and Facilities; Commitment to Solve Global Problems, Improve Lives of Millions

March 9, 2015 - 7:45am
The George Washington University on Wednesday formally opened its new Science and Engineering Hall (SEH), a $275 million, 500,000-square-foot building with state-of-the-art research facilities and pro...
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Anousheh Ansari Wins the National Space Society's Space Pioneer Award for "Service to the Space Community"

March 7, 2015 - 7:45am
The National Space Society announces that serial entrepreneur Anousheh Ansari is the winner of its 2015 Space Pioneer Award for "Service to the Space Community." This award will be presented at the Na...
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Enhanced Graphene Components for Next Generation Racing Yacht

March 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Haydale, a leader in the development of enhanced graphene materials, has announced an intention to enter a collaborative agreement with Alex Thomson Racing ("ATR") the HUGO BOSS sponsored extreme sai...
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Medical nanoparticles: Local treatment of lung cancer

March 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanoparticles are extremely small particles that can be modified for a variety of uses in the medical field. For example, nanoparticles can be engineered to be able to transport medicines specifically...
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Get ready for NanoDays!

March 7, 2015 - 7:45am
At the end of this month, hundreds of museums, science centers, and university research centers across the United States will be hosting events to help children and adults explore the tiny world of at...
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Strength in numbers: Researchers develop the first-ever quantum device that detects and corrects its own errors

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
When scientists develop a full quantum computer, the world of computing will undergo a revolution of sophistication, speed and energy efficiency that will make even our beefiest conventional machines...
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New research could lead to more efficient electrical energy storage

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Lawrence Livermore researchers have identified electrical charge-induced changes in the structure and bonding of graphitic carbon electrodes that may one day affect the way energy is stored.
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Energy-generating cloth could replace batteries in wearable devices

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
From light-up shoes to smart watches, wearable electronics are gaining traction among consumers, but these gadgets' versatility is still held back by the stiff, short-lived batteries that are required...
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Patent for the Novel Cancer Therapies – Ceramide Nanoliposomes

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
KN is pleased to announce that Penn State has been awarded a US Patent (8,747,891) for a highly unique cancer therapy. KN holds an exclusive license to this technology which builds on the work of Dr....
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