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Aarhus researcher receives substantial grant

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Morten Schallburg Nielsen from Aarhus University has just received DKK six million from the Lundbeck Foundation to conduct research into how molecules are transported from the blood and into the brain...
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Know your enemy: Oligomers' role in the development of Parkinson's disease

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, have drawn up the most detailed 'image of the enemy' to date of one of the body's most important players in the development of Parkinson's disease. This prov...
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Imec Reports Four Percent Growth for 2013 Fiscal Year End —Continues to Accelerate Innovation Through Global Collaborations and Technological Breakthroughs in Nanoelectronics—

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoelectronics research center imec, today reported the financial results for fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. Revenue for 2013 totaled 332 million euro, a four percent growth from the previous y...
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Multicapacity Microreactor for Catalyst Characterisation

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
The Hiden Catlab integrated micro-reactor/mass spectrometer(MS) system now addresses an extended applications range with the introduction of enlarged sample capacity options to accommodate sample volu...
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Making graphene work for real-world devices: Fundamental research in phonon scattering helps researchers design graphene materials for applications

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, a one-atom-thick form of the carbon material graphite, has been hailed as a wonder material--strong, light, nearly transparent and an excellent conductor of electricity and heat--and it very...
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Return on investment for kit and promotion materials

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
A new version of "spaser" technology being investigated could mean that mobile phones become so small, efficient, and flexible they could be printed on clothing.
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Protecting olive oil from counterfeiters

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Just a few grams of the new substance are enough to tag the entire olive oil production of Italy. If counterfeiting were suspected, the particles added at the place of origin could be extracted from t...
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University of Tehran Researchers Invent Non-Enzyme Sensor to Detect Blood Sugar

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers at University of Tehran produced a very highly sensitive sensor to measure the amount of blood sugar.
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Gold nanoparticles help target, quantify breast cancer gene segments in a living cell

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Quantitative imaging of single mRNA splice variants in living cells Kyuwan Lee 1, 2; Yi Cui 2; Luke P. Lee 1; Joseph Irudayaraj 2 1 Department of Bioengineering, Department of Electrical Enginee...
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Atomic switcheroo explains origins of thin-film solar cell mystery

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Treating cadmium-telluride (CdTe) solar cell materials with cadmium-chloride improves their efficiency, but researchers have not fully understood why. Now, an atomic-scale examination of the thin-film...
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Economics = MC2 -- A portrait of the modern physics startup: Successful companies founded by physicists often break the Silicon Valley model, according to new American Institute of Physics report

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
For much of the 20th century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies -- research units like Bell Labs or Xero...
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QuantuMDx announce prototype handheld lab for 15 minute malaria diagnosis and drug resistance testing

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
This World Malaria Day, British biotech QuantuMDx announces the first prototype of their pioneering disposable handheld lab for 15 minute malaria diagnosis and drug resistance testing. A low cost disp...
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Like a hall of mirrors, nanostructures trap photons inside ultrathin solar cells

April 23, 2014 - 7:45am
In the quest to make sun power more competitive, researchers are designing ultrathin solar cells that cut material costs. At the same time they're keeping these thin cells efficient by sculpting their...
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Nanomaterial Outsmarts Ions

April 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Ions are an essential tool in chip manufacturing, but these electrically charged atoms can also be used to produce nano-sieves with homogeneously distributed pores. A particularly large number of elec...
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Cloaked DNA nanodevices survive pilot mission: Successful foray opens door to virus-like DNA nanodevices that could diagnose diseased tissues and manufacture drugs to treat them

April 23, 2014 - 7:45am
It's a familiar trope in science fiction: In enemy territory, activate your cloaking device. And real-world viruses use similar tactics to make themselves invisible to the immune system. Now scientist...
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Vacuum Ultraviolet Lamp of the Future Created in Japan: First Solid-State Vacuum UV Phosphor, Described in APL-Materials, Promises Smaller, Safer, Longer Lasting, Low Power Lamps for Industrial Applications

April 23, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers in Japan has developed a solid-state lamp that emits high-energy ultraviolet (UV) light at the shortest wavelengths ever recorded for such a device, from 140 to 220 nanometers. T...
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Global leader in solar cell manufacturing eyes New York for major expansion outside of Japan: CNSE and Solar Frontier Explore $700 Million Investment, Job Creation in New York State

April 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Global CIS thin-film PV module leader and manufacturer Solar Frontier K.K. of Japan and the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) announced today they have entered into an agreement...
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Berkeley Lab Researchers Demonstrate First Size-based Chromatography Technique for the Study of Living Cells

April 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Using nanodot technology, Berkeley Lab researchers have demonstrated the first size-based form of chromatography that can be used to study the membranes of living cells. This unique physical approach...
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PETA science consortium to present hazard testing strategy at nanotoxicology meeting: High tech field ripe for use of sophisticated non-animal testing strategies

April 23, 2014 - 7:45am
PETA International Science Consortium Ltd.'s nanotechnology expert will present a poster titled "A tiered-testing strategy for nanomaterial hazard assessment" at the 7th International Nanotoxicology C...
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Harris & Harris Group Notes the Receipt of Proceeds From the Sale of Molecular Imprints' Semiconductor Business to Canon

April 23, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the receipt of $6.5 million from the sale of Molecular Imprints, Inc.'s semicond...
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