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High photosensitivity 2D-few-layered molybdenum diselenide phototransistors

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Two-dimensional (2D) layered materials are now attracting a lot of interest due to their unique optoelectronic properties at atomic thicknesses. Among them, graphene has been mostly investigated, but...
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Biomimetic dew harvesters: Understanding how a desert beetle harvests water from dew could improve drinking water collection in dew condensers

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Insects are full of marvels - and this is certainly the case with a beetle from the Tenebrionind family, found in the extreme conditions of the Namib desert. Now, a team of scientists has demonstrated...
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Nanosensor to Detect Naproxen Drug Produced in Iran

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shiraz University produced a nanosensor during a laboratorial research which can be used in measuring naproxen drug.
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Membrane nano-tomography in living cells: Label-free evanescent microscopy enables full-field and real-time tracking of membrane processes without signal fading and cell perturbation

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Membranes play a pivotal role in numerous cell mechanisms, in particular for internalization, adhesion and motility studies. In terms of optical imaging of the membrane, special configurations are nee...
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Endomagnetics receives IDE approval to initiate US trials

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Cancer healthcare company Endomagnetics announced today that it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a piv...
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SUNY NanoCollege Celebrates Winter Commencement: Graduates To Pursue High-Tech Career And Educational Opportunities In New York State

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
As a testament to Governor Andrew Cuomo's innovation-driven agenda for strengthening New York State's high-tech workforce, thirty-two students at SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Colleges of Nanoscale Sci...
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Light propagation in solar cells made visible

December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
How can light which has been captured in a solar cell be examined in experiments? Jülich scientists have succeeded in looking directly at light propagation within a solar cell by using a trick. The ph...
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Nanotechnology Helps Conservation of Historical Artifacts

December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers designed and produced special showcases for demonstration of historical artifacts in museums and libraries which can protect ancient artifacts against any damage and prevent their...
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Nanocatalysts Can Reduce Pollution Caused by Diesel Engines

December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of a nanocatalyst with a very high level of distribution and stability in diesel engine fuels.
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Arrowhead Appoints Patrick O'Brien as General Counsel

December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it has appointed Patrick O'Brien as General Counsel. In this role...
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New research paves the way for nano-movies of biomolecules: Scientists use X-ray laser as ultra slow-motion camera

December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
An international team, including scientists from DESY, has caught a light sensitive biomolecule at work with an X-ray laser. The study proves that X-ray lasers can capture the fast dynamics of biomole...
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Laser sniffs out toxic gases from afar: System can ID chemicals in the atmosphere from a kilometer away

December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have developed a way to sniff out tiny amounts of toxic gases -- a whiff of nerve gas, for example, or a hint of a chemical spill -- from up to one kilometer away.
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Electron pairs on demand: Controlled emission and spatial splitting of electron pairs demonstrated

December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
In quantum optics, generating entangled and spatially separated photon pairs (e.g. for quantum cryptography) is already a reality. So far, it has, however, not been possible to demonstrate an analogou...
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NEI introduces NANOMYTE® SuperAi, a Durable Anti-ice Coating

December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
NEI Corporation announced today that it has introduced NANOMYTE® SuperAi - a nanocomposite coating that imparts anti-icing properties to the underlying substrate. The transparent coating also provides...
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Researchers control adhesion of E. coli bacteria

December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
A research team from Kiel University (CAU) and Goethe University Frankfurt have jointly created a synthetic surface on which the adhesion of E. coli bacteria can be controlled. The layer, which is onl...
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Bruker Enters High-Performance NanoIndenting Market, Launches NanoForce Nanomechanical Testing System for Challenging Nanomaterials Applications: Enabling True Nanoindenting Studies and Imaging on a Single Platform

December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
At the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today introduced the NanoForce Nanoindenting and Nanomechanical Testing System to enable new discoveries in nanoscience. Nanomaterials a...
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Bruker Introduces UMT TriboLab for Unmatched Material Testing Functionality and Modularity: Featuring Improved Performance, Versatility, Gold-Series Force Sensors, and Latest Script Modeling

December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
At the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of the UMT TriboLab™, the latest generation of the world-leading Universal Mechanical Tester (UMT) platform...
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The Scientist Top 10 Innovations Award for Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X: Leica Microsystems' STED Super-Resolution Microscope Again Awarded for its Innovative Technology

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The Scientist magazine has chosen the Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X as one of the Top 10 Innovations 2014 that will change the way life scientists work. An independent jury of experts from science and industr...
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Nanometrics Announces the NanoSpec II Film Metrology System for Advanced Material Characterization

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced the launch of its NanoSpec® II standalone metrology system, the...
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Powerful new technique simultaneously determines nanomaterials' chemical makeup, topography

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and Ohio University have devised a powerful technique that simultaneously resolves the chemical characterization...
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