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Nanotechnology that will impact the Security & Defense sectors to be discussed at NanoSD2014 conference

July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Nano for Security & Defense International Conference (NanoSD2014) will be held in Avila, Spain (September 23-26, 2014) - designated by UNESCO a World Heritage City in 1985. The conference will provid...
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Using Sand to Improve Battery Performance: Researchers develop low cost, environmentally friendly way to produce sand-based lithium ion batteries that outperform standard by three times

July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key materia...
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High-precision positioning of wafers in inspection systems

July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The current standard wafer has a diameter of 8". The industry is moving towards manufacturing larger wafers. Technologies for production processes such as stealth dicing, lithography, doping, implant...
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UGA researchers use nanoparticles to enhance chemotherapy

July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Georgia researchers have developed a new formulation of cisplatin, a common chemotherapy drug, that significantly increases the drug's ability to target and destroy cancerous cells.
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Key Announcements made at TAPPI International Nanotechnology Conference

July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Over 230 delegates from 25 countries gathered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada last week at TAPPI's 9th International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Nanomaterials. "This year's confe...
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Malvern Instruments’ new Zetasizer Helix combines dynamic light scattering and Raman spectroscopy for advanced protein structure analysis

July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The new Zetasizer Helix from Malvern Instruments is a powerful tool for early stage biopharmaceutical development that enables the detailed study of mechanisms of protein aggregation. This new system...
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NSS Pays Tribute to Space Pioneer Frederick I. Ordway III

July 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Frederick I. Ordway III, 87, of Huntsville, AL, passed away Tuesday. Fred was an icon of the space community. He joined with the L5 Society and the National Space Institute which later became today'...
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From pencil marks to quantum computers: Introducing graphene

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
One of the hottest materials in condensed matter research today is graphene. Graphene had an unlikely start: it began with researchers messing around with pencil marks on paper. Pencil "lead" is ac...
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New Method Introduced for Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used a new method to produce hydroxyapatite powder with smaller size and lower cost.
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Development of an interactive tool for the implementation of environmental legislation for nanoparticles manufacturers

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Biannual i-NanoTool project meeting was held last 17th of June in Kokkola (Finland) in Technology Centre Ketek Ltd. facilities. i-NanoTool project is funded by LIFE+2012 Programme (LIFE12 ENV/ES/00032...
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With 'ribbons' of graphene, width matters: A narrow enough ribbon will transform a high-performance conductor into a semiconductor

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Using graphene ribbons of unimaginably small widths - just several atoms across - a group of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has found a novel way to "tune" the wonder mater...
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Artificial cilia: Scientists from Kiel University develop nano-structured transportation system

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Cilia, or ciliated epithelia, cover our respiratory tract like a lawn. In our pharynx and nasal mucosa they are responsible for continuously transporting mucus and particles embedded therein towards o...
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Iranian, US Scientists Use Nanoparticles to Increase Rate of Cancer Treatment

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from North Khorassan University of Medical Sciences in association with their colleagues from Nevada Cancer Center, the United States, succeeded in increasing the sorption dose of...
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New Model Presented to Study Postbuckling Behavior of Nano/Microbeams

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian mechanical researchers from Shiraz University studied the effects of heat on postbuckling behavior of nano/microbeams and corrected the inconsistency in the correlations.
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Ribosome Research in Atomic Detail Offers Potential Insights into Cancer, Anemia, Alzheimer’s: New movement during decoding occurs in humans, not in bacteria

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
A groundbreaking study of the human ribosome is revealing that the tiny molecular machine is more versatile than previously understood. Minor changes in its sequencing can change its operation, allowi...
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Phantoms Foundation launched a catalogue of Graphene companies Worldwide: The complete graphene landscape

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Phantoms Foundation is pleased to announce a catalogue of companies working on Graphene launched during the International Conference & Exhibition Graphene 2014 (Toulouse, France) back in May. The firs...
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Japanese gold leaf artists worked on a nano-scale: Study demonstrates X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy is a non-destructive way to date artwork

July 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Ancient Japanese gold leaf artists were truly masters of their craft. An analysis of six ancient Namban paper screens show that these artifacts are gilded with gold leaf that was hand-beaten to the na...
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STFC takes delivery of the 100th Hitachi Tabletop SEM in the UK

July 5, 2014 - 7:45am
STFC's Innovations Technology Access Centre (I-TAC) has strengthened its imaging capabilities by installing additional Hitachi benchtop SEMs at both its Harwell and Daresbury campuses. These two instr...
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New NIST metamaterial gives light a one-way ticket

July 5, 2014 - 7:45am
The light-warping structures known as metamaterials have a new trick in their ever-expanding repertoire. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built a silver, g...
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Making dreams come true: Making graphene from plastic?

July 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene is gaining heated attention, dubbed a "wonder material" with great conductivity, flexibility and durability. However, graphene is hard to come by due to the fact that its manufacturing proces...
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