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Fast and curious: Electrons hurtle into the interior of a new class of quantum materials

May 18, 2014 - 7:45am
As smartphones get smarter and computers compute faster, researchers actively search for ways to speed up the processing of information. Now, scientists at Princeton University have made a step forwar...
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Tricking the Uncertainty Principle: Researchers at Caltech find a way to sidestep the quantum "noise" that limits the precision of ultrasensitive position measurements

May 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Caltech researchers have found a way to make measurements that go beyond the limits imposed by quantum physics.
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Nanowire-bridging transistors open way to next-generation electronics (VIDEO)

May 18, 2014 - 7:45am
A new approach to integrated circuits, combining atoms of semiconductor materials into nanowires and structures on top of silicon surfaces, shows promise for a new generation of fast, robust electroni...
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UH researchers find definitive evidence of how zeolites grow: A breakthrough technique allowed them to track crystal growth in real time

May 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers have found the first definitive evidence of how silicalite-1 (MFI type) zeolites grow, showing that growth is a concerted process involving both the attachment of nanoparticles and the add...
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Protein sharpens salmonella needle for attack

May 18, 2014 - 7:45am
A tiny nanoscale syringe is Salmonella's weapon. Using this, the pathogen injects its molecular agents into the host cells and manipulates them to its own advantage. A team of scientists at the Biozen...
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KAIST made great improvements of nanogenerator power efficiency

May 18, 2014 - 7:45am
The energy efficiency of KAIST's piezoelectric nanogenerator has increased by almost 40 times, one step closer toward the commercialization of flexible energy harvesters that can supply power infinite...
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Advance brings 'hyperbolic metamaterials' closer to reality

May 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Epitaxial superlattices with titanium nitride as a plasmonic component for optical hyperbolic metamaterials Gururaj V. Naik,1 Bivas Saha,2 Jing Liu,3 Sammy M. Saber,2 Eric Stach,2 Joseph MK Irudaya...
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Strongly interacting electrons in wacky oxide synchronize to work like the brain

May 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Current computing is based on binary logic -- zeroes and ones -- also called Boolean computing, but a new type of computing architecture stores information in the frequencies and phases of periodic si...
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NanoTecNexus Educational Forum to Focus on Nanosponge Technology to Fight ‘Super Bugs’

May 16, 2014 - 7:45am
NanoTecNexus (NTN), a leading nanotech educational organization launches its next installment of educational forums on June 3, 2014 spotlighting Nanosponge technology developed by Dr. Liangfang Zhang,...
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Ionic Liquids Used to Produce Two-Dimensional Zinc Oxide Nanostructures

May 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Rajayee Teachers Training University succeeded in the production of various two-dimensional zinc oxide nanostructures through a simple and cost-effective method.
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Iranian Scientists Find New Method to Boost Immunogenicity of Hepatitis B Vaccine

May 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers obtained promising results to increase the immunity level of hepatitis B vaccine through a simple and cheap method.
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Lifeboat Foundation Launches our YouTube Channel

May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The Lifeboat Foundation has launched our YouTube channel.

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LogiTag’s Active RTLS Solution Selected by Hebrew University Nano Labs to Safeguards and Monitor Students and Staff

May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The unique system, installed by Orot Electronic Security, includes panic buttons and tracking capabilities to monitor every person entering the laboratory given the delicate working environment and en...
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SEMATECH Appoints Satyavolu Papa Rao to Lead Process Technology

May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
SEMATECH, the global consortium of semiconductor manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Satyavolu Papa Rao as Director of Process Technology. In this key role, Papa Rao will serve as the op...
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Harris & Harris Group Notes Metabolon's Collaboration With GSK

May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by portfolio company, Metabolon, Inc., that it has entered int...
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Iranlab Expo 2014 Sells $59mln of Nanotechnology Devices

May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Among 200 companies that participated in the Second Exhibition of Laboratory Devices and Materials Made in Iran, 33 equipment manufacturing companies active in the field of nanotechnology presented ov...
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Two New Piezo Stages from nPoint Inc.

May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The NPXY60-258 and the NPXY60Z20-257 piezo stages are the latest additions to nPoint's nanopositioning lineup. These stages are designed for advanced research markets in need of UHV and non-magnetic...
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MEMS nanoinjector for genetic modification of cells: Researchers from Nexus Spine LLC and Brigham Young University have developed new, high-tech device for transferring DNA into cells

May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The ability to transfer a gene or DNA sequence from one animal into the genome of another plays a critical role in a wide range of medical research—including cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes.
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Halas, Koushanfar land coveted MURI grants: Halas' Laboratory for Nanophotonics wins 4th MURI since 1999

May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists from five Rice University research groups, including four from Rice's Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP), are embarking on new nanotechnology research programs related to green chemistry,...
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Ames Lab creates multifunctional nanoparticles for cheaper, cleaner biofuel

May 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has created a faster, cleaner biofuel refining technology that not only combines processes, it uses widely available materials to reduce costs.
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