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Seeing is bead-lieving: Rice University scientists create model 'bead-spring' chains with tunable properties

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University researchers are using magnetic beads and DNA "springs" to create chains of varying flexibility that can be used as microscale models for polymer macromolecules.
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Measuring the Smallest Magnets

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Imagine trying to measure a tennis ball that bounces wildly, every time to a distance a million times its own size. The bouncing obviously creates enormous "background noise" that interferes with the...
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WITec to host the 11th Confocal Raman Imaging Symposium from September 29th - October 1st in Ulm, Germany

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
The 11th confocal Raman Imaging Symposium will be held from September 29th - October 1st in Ulm, Germany. The well-established, annual symposium will cover various aspects of modern Raman microscopy a...
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FEI adds Phase Plate Technology and Titan Halo TEM to its Structural Biology Product Portfolio: New solutions provide the high-quality imaging and contrast necessary to analyze the 3D structure of molecules and molecular complexes

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced two new products for cryo-electron microscopy applications: a new phase plate solution and the Titan Halo™ transmission electron microscope (TEM). The phase plate is a sta...
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Production of Toxic Gas Sensor Based on Nanorods

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Materials and Energy Research Center succeeded in the production of a type of sensor for poisonous gases based on nanorods through a fast and low-cost method.
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Bruker Announces Acquisition of High-Speed, 3D Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy Company Vutara

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Bruker today announced that it has acquired Vutara Incorporated, a technology leader in high-speed, three-dimensional (3D), super-resolution fluorescence microscopy for life science applications. Tran...
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Stanford team achieves 'holy grail' of battery design: A stable lithium anode - Engineers use carbon nanospheres to protect lithium from the reactive and expansive problems that have restricted its use as an anode

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Engineers across the globe have been racing to design smaller, cheaper and more efficient rechargeable batteries to meet the power storage needs of everything from handheld gadgets to electric cars. ...
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Iranian Scientists Produce Reusable Nanoadsorbent to Detect Sulfamide in Chicken

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University succeeded in the production of a nanoadsorbent that is capable of detecting harmful and poisonous compounds in chicken.
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Malvern Instruments completes acquisition of MicroCal and announces purchase of Archimedes product from Affinity Biosensors

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, UK) has today announced that it has completed the acquisition of MicroCal from GE Healthcare Life Sciences and has also purchased the Archimedes particle characteriza...
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Silicene Labs Announces the Launch of 2D Materials Briefing Book™ and 2D Materials Road-Heat Map™: Contributors Include One of the World's Foremost 2D Materials Scientists

July 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Silicene Labs, LLC, a pioneer in business-related research on nanomaterials, has created the definitive guide on two-dimensional (2D) materials for business, technology, and investment professionals -...
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Nano-supercapacitors for electric cars

July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Innovative nano-material based supercapacitors are set to bring mass market appeal a good step closer to the lukewarm public interest in Germany. This movement is currently being motivated by the adva...
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New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This safe, noninvasive method for assessing the function and properties of th...
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Breakthrough laser experiment reveals liquid-like motion of atoms in an ultra-cold cluster: University of Leicester research team unlocks insights into creation of new nano-materials

July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
A new study by researchers from the University of Leicester has furthered our understanding of how tiny nanosystems function, unlocking the potential to create new materials using nanosized 'building...
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Scientists Test Nanoparticle "Alarm Clock" to Awaken Immune Systems Put to Sleep by Cancer

July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center are exploring ways to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells. Tumors protect themselves by tric...
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A*STAR and industry form S$200M semiconductor R&D

July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Four joint laboratories, representing a commitment of S$200m between private and public sectors, were launched today between A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME), and its 10 industry partners...
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Silicene Labs Announces the Launch of Patent-Pending, 2D Materials Composite Index™ : The Initial 2D Materials Composite Index™ for Q2 2014 Is: 857.3; Founders Include World-Renowned Physicist and Seasoned Business and IP Professionals

July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Silicene Labs, LLC, a pioneer in business and industry research on nanomaterials, has created a revolutionary metric to track the development of two-dimensional ("2D") materials -- the Silicene Labs 2...
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Iranian Scientists Produce Transparent Nanocomposite Coatings with Longer Lifetime

July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced transparent nanocomposite coatings with better mechanical properties in comparison with transparent coatings used in industries.
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Hysitron is Awarded TWO R&D 100 Awards for Highly Innovative Technology Developments in the Areas of Extreme Environments and Biological Mechanical Property Testing

July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Hysitron has received two R&D 100 Awards for its innovation in material testing capabilities in extreme environments and its hybrid optical-mechanical system for biological and soft materials. These a...
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NNCO Announces an Interactive Webinar: Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy

July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
What: The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold a public webinar on Thursday, July 31, 2014, to provide a forum to answer questions related to the "Progress Review on the Coordi...
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Compact Vibration Harvester Power Supply with Highest Efficiency Opens Door to “Fix-and-Forget” Sensor Nodes

July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
OMRON and Holst Centre/imec have unveiled a prototype of an extremely compact vibrational energy harvesting DC power supply with worlds' highest efficiency. The prototype will be demonstrated at the T...
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