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Nanopolymer-modified protein array can pinpoint hard-to-find cancer biomarker

November 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Three-dimensionally Functionalized Reverse Phase Glycoprotein Array for Cancer Biomarker Discovery and Validation Li Pan1, Hillary Andaluz Aguilar2, Linna Wang3, Anton Iliuk3,4, and W. Andy Tao1,2,3...

World's fastest quantum simulator operating at the atomic level

November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
Kenji Ohmori (Institute for Molecular Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan) has collaborated with Matthias Weidemüller (University of Heidelberg), Guido Pupillo (University of Stras...

Tip-assisted chemistry enables chemical reactions at femtoliter scale

November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
The Chemical Communications journal reviews the advances made towards the confinement of chemical reactions within small droplets. The focus of the article falls to the tip-assisted chemistry, a techn...

Cetim Facility Receives Bruker Contour CMM Dimensional Analysis System: New Optical Coordinate Measurement Technology Enables High-Precision 3D Scanning

November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
– Bruker’s Nano Surfaces Division and Cetim today announced that Bruker has delivered its Contour CMM™ Dimensional Analysis System to the Cetim Carnot Institute in France. In a collaborative agreement...

Nanotechnology Treatment Found to Inhibit Mesothelioma Tumor Growth

November 21, 2016 - 7:45am
The search for a cure for mesothelioma is in no way limited to the shores of the United States. The toxic impact of asbestos is felt internationally, with the highest incidence of malignant mesothelio...

Researchers use acoustic waves to move fluids at the nanoscale

November 19, 2016 - 7:45am
A team of mechanical engineers at the University of California San Diego has successfully used acoustic waves to move fluids through small channels at the nanoscale. The breakthrough is a first step t...

Keep it Clean: Leti and French Partners to Test ‘Smart’ Antibacterial Surfaces in Space: Matiss Experiment Designed to Measure Most Effective Material for Cleaning International Space Station and Is Expected to Provide Earth-bound Applications

November 19, 2016 - 7:45am
Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, and three French partners are collaborating in a “house-cleaning” project aboard the International Space Station that will investigate antibacterial properties of new m...

'Back to the Future' inspires solar nanotech-powered clothing

November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Marty McFly's self-lacing Nikes in Back to the Future Part II inspired a UCF scientist who has developed filaments that harvest and store the sun's energy -- and can be woven into textiles.

Harris & Harris Group Issues Letter to Shareholders and Information for Shareholder Call on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY) issued the following letter to shareholders today that may also be found on its website at

Bruker Introduces All-Optical, Simultaneous 3D Stimulation and Multiphoton Imaging for Optogenetics

November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
At the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of the Ultima NeuraLight 3D™ simultaneous, all-optical stimulation and imaging platform f...

Oxford Instruments announces the launch of the SampleProtect measurement system for sensitive samples used in spectroscopy experiments

November 17, 2016 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is pleased to announce the launch of the unique SampleProtect measurement system. It is ideal for ESD protection and is optimised for opto-electrical measurement experiments, ensuri...

2-D material a brittle surprise: Rice University researchers finds molybdenum diselenide not as strong as they thought

November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at Rice University have discovered that an atom-thick material being eyed for flexible electronics and next-generation optical devices is more brittle than they expected.

Nanobiotix announces preclinical immuno-oncology data at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer meeting

November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, today announces preclinical data demonstrati...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on ARC-AAT

November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) delivered a poster presentation with Phase 1 clinical data and an oral presentation with preclinical data on ARC-AAT, its investigational medicine for th...

UCR researchers discover new method to dissipate heat in electronic devices: By modulating the flow of phonons through semiconductor nanowires, engineers can create smaller and faster devices

November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Controlling the flow of heat through semiconductor materials is an important challenge in developing smaller and faster computer chips, high-performance solar panels, and better lasers and biomedical...

Scientists come up with light-driven motors to power nanorobots of the future: Researchers from Russia and Ukraine propose a nanosized motor controlled by a laser with potential applications across the natural sciences and medicine

November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ICP RAS), and Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of...

Water, water -- the two types of liquid water: Understanding water's behavior could help with Alzheimer's research

November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
There are two types of liquid water, according to research carried out by an international scientific collaboration. This new peculiarity adds to the growing list of strange phenomena in what we imagi...

New Book by Nobel Laureate Tells Story of Chemistry’s New Field: Fraser Stoddart explains the mechanical bond and where it is taking scientists

November 15, 2016 - 7:45am
•Northwestern alumnus Carson Bruns is co-author of the very visual book •New bonds are few and far between in chemistry, Stoddart says •Mechanical bond has made tiny molecular machines possible •Me...

Companies Now Can Bring Fast and Accurate Nanoparticle Analysis In-House

November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotechnology manufacturers seeking ways to measure and analyze nanoparticles now have a simple, fast, accurate and cost-effective tool thanks to the recent release of NanoMet by developer FullScaleN...

Vesper a Finalist for Two ACE Awards: Ultimate Products and Innovator of the Year -- Industry’s first piezoelectric MEMS microphone and Vesper CTO Bobby Littrell recognized for prestigious electronics-industry awards

November 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Vesper, developer of the world’s most advanced acoustic sensors, is a finalist for two Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards: VM1000, the first piezoelectric MEMS microphone, for Ultimate Prod...