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New material science research may advance tech tools

September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Hard, complex materials with many components are used to fabricate some of today's most advanced technology tools. However, little is still known about how the properties of these materials change und...

Efficiency of Nanodrug Containing Antibiotics in Treatment of Infectious Diseases Evaluated

September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a new type of antibacterial nanodrug in laboratorial research which reduces the consumption dosage by increasing the antibacterial effect of antibiotics as well as contro...

Seeing quantum motion

September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Consider the pendulum of a grandfather clock. If you forget to wind it, you will eventually find the pendulum at rest, unmoving. However, this simple observation is only valid at the level of classica...

Artificial leaf harnesses sunlight for efficient fuel production

September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Generating and storing renewable energy, such as solar or wind power, is a key barrier to a clean-energy economy. When the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) was established at Caltech...

Researchers use DNA 'clews' to shuttle CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool into cells

September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have for the first time created and used a nanoscale vehicle made of DNA to deliver a CRISPR-Cas9 g...

Draw out of the predicted interatomic force

September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan. Liquid Bi shows a peculiar dispersion of the acoustic mode, which is related to the...

Iranian Scientists Use Artemisia Annua Plant to Produce Breast Cancer Drugs

September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced anti-breast-cancer drug by using Artemisia annua plant.

Small but heading for the big time: Nanobiotix half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2015, in line with expectations: Major clinical achievements and corporate developments

September 1, 2015 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, announces its half year results for the six...

Nanotech could rid cattle of ticks, with less collateral damage

September 1, 2015 - 7:18am
If you've ever used tick medicine on your dog, then you're probably aware of how toxic the stuff is. Well, it's used on cows too, and it can end up in their meat, milk, or the surrounding environment...

A new technique to make drugs more soluble

August 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Before Ibuprofen can relieve your headache, it has to dissolve in your bloodstream. The problem is Ibuprofen, in its native form, isn’t particularly soluble. Its rigid, crystalline structures — the m...

Nanocatalysts improve processes for the petrochemical industry

August 30, 2015 - 7:45am
By using supercomputers the team creates virtual atomic models that interact under different conditions before being taken to the real world, allowing savings in time and money.

CWRU researchers efficiently charge a lithium-ion battery with solar cell: Coupling with perovskite solar cell holds potential for cleaner cars and more

August 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Consumers aren't embracing electric cars and trucks, partly due to the dearth of charging stations required to keep them moving. Even the conservation-minded are hesitant to go electric in some states...

Successful boron-doping of graphene nanoribbon

August 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists at the University of Basel succeed in synthesizing boron-doped graphene nanoribbons and characterizing their structural, electronic and chemical properties. The modified material could pote...

Nanolab Technologies LEAPS Forward with High-Performance Analysis Services to the World: Nanolab Orders Advanced Local Electrode Atom Probe (LEAP®) Microscope from CAMECA Unit of AMETEK Materials Analysis Division

August 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanolab Technologies Inc., a Silicon Valley-based analytical services lab, has purchased a new Local Electrode Atom Probe from CAMECA Instruments Inc. The high-performance atom probe from CAMECA, a un...

National Space Society Welcomes Janet Ivey As New NSS Governor: Janet Ivey of Janet's Planet is NOW IN ORBIT as a member of the Board of Governors of the National Space Society

August 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Janet Ivey, a 12-time Emmy and 5-time Gracie Award winning educational TV host and founder of Janet's Planet, seen on more than 140 PBS stations across the USA and on multiple online sites like Batter...

National Space Society Welcomes Geoff Notkin As New NSS Governor

August 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Geoff Notkin, host of Meteorite Men, was recently named to the National Space Society's Board of Governors. "NSS is proud to have Geoff on our board to help promote our vision of a spacefaring civiliz...

Nanometrics to Participate in the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference

August 30, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced the company's participation in the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference.

50 Years of Scanning Electron Microscopy from ZEISS: ZEISS celebrates the birth of the first commercial scanning electron microscope in 1965

August 28, 2015 - 7:45am
ZEISS celebrates the 50th anniversary of commercial scanning electron microscopy (SEM). In 1965, the first commercial SEM called Stereoscan was built by Cambridge Instrument Company, a UK based predec...

Announcing Oxford Instruments and School of Physics signing a Memorandum of Understanding

August 28, 2015 - 7:45am
On Thursday the 20th of August, representatives of Oxford Instruments, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and research, entered into a strategic relationship with the...

These microscopic fish are 3-D-printed to do more than swim: Researchers demonstrate a novel method to build microscopic robots with complex shapes and functionalities

August 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego used an innovative 3D printing technology they developed to manufacture multipurpose fish-shaped microrobots -- called microfish -- that swim a...