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Research into the safety of nanoparticles: No nano-dust danger from façade paint

January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
After 42 months the EU research project «NanoHouse» has ended, and the verdict is a cautious "all clear" - nanoparticles in the paint used on building façades do not represent a particular health risk...
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Production of Hyperbranched Drug-Carrying Polymers from Citric Acid Monomers in Iran

January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Payam-e Nour University of Tabriz in association with researchers from Lorestan University succeeded in the production of biodegradable hyperbranched polymers that are compati...
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'Superlens' Extends Range of Wireless Power Transfer

January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Inventor Nikola Tesla imagined the technology to transmit energy through thin air almost a century ago, but experimental attempts at the feat have so far resulted in cumbersome devices that only work...
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The Cyborgs Era Has Started: Interfaces of Technical Devices with Organisms for Medical Applications – KIT Scientists Report in “Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.”

January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Medical implants, complex interfaces between brain and machine or remotely controlled insects: Recent developments combining machines and organisms have great potentials, but also give rise to major e...
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Engineers use nanotubes to create light-activated 'curtains'

January 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Forget remote-controlled curtains. A new development by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, could lead to curtains and other materials that move in response to light, no batteries n...
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QD Vision and ShineOn Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Integration of Color IQTM Optics into LCD Applications: First ‘plug-n’-play’, full-gamut color optical solution speeds time-to-market

January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
QD Vision, Inc. and ShineOn Holding, Inc. today announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) a new partnership to provide integrated LED and Color IQTM optical components that optimize total syst...
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World Mobile Holdings, Inc. Completes Order for Signage Media Player System and Announces the Merger Plan

January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
World Mobile Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: WMHI), a global leader in developing Image Transmission Devices (ITD), Lithium-Iron (LiFePO4) Battery Modules, and Solutions Integration for major wireless carri...
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On-demand vaccines possible with engineered nanoparticles

January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Michelle Ma News and Information Vaccines combat diseases and protect populations from outbreaks, but the life-saving technology leaves room for improvement. Vaccines usually are made en masse i...
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Nano-capsules show potential for more potent chemoprevention

January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have discovered a more effective drug delivery system using nanotechnology that could one day significantly affect cancer prevention.
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Agilent Technologies Reveals Name of Electronic Measurement Spin-Off Company: Keysight Technologies Reflects Ability to Unlock Measurement Insights for Engineers

January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today revealed the name of the electronic measurement company it expects to spin off in early November 2014 as Keysight Technologies.
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Researchers find that computer components can be damaged by key manufacturing processes

January 12, 2014 - 7:45am
MANUFACTURERS of increasingly minute computer chips, transistors and other products will have to take special note of research findings at the University of Huddersfield. The implications are that a...
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New Generation of Quantum Dots Born for Rapid, Effective Removal of Biological Pollutants

January 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in introducing a new group of doped quantum dots as relatively green nanophotocatalysts for rapid and effective degradation of dye pollutants.
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Nanobiotix 2013 Review: Significant Corporate and Clinical Progress

January 10, 2014 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext : NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering NanoXray, a novel approach for the local treatment of cancer, summarises its activities and progres...
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Inverse design: New route to design a practical invisibility cloak

January 10, 2014 - 7:45am
With the emergence of metamaterials and transformation optics in the past few years, invisibility has become a scientific possibility that has attracted sustainable research interest. Recently, a revi...
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Malvern reports on how NanoSight's Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being applied in the Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic

January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern reports on how NanoSight's Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being applied in the Veterinary Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic in the research group of Dr. Jaroslav Turanek in the...
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Nanoplasmonics: Towards efficient light harvesting

January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
The control of light is vital to many applications, including imaging, communications, sensing, cancer treatment, and even welding processes for automobile parts. Transformation optics is an emerging...
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New Journal on Nanostructure Sciences Published in Iran

January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
The Technical College of the University of Tehran published a new scientific-research (ISC) journal entitled ‘Journal of Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials (JUFGNSM)'.
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Effects of Non-straight Carbon Nanotubes on Nanocomposite Properties Investigated in Iran

January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
An Iranian researcher from Tehran University used multi-scaled modeling and investigated the effects of the non-straight form of carbon nanotubes on nanocomposite properties in the final material.
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Park Systems Unveils New Park XE15: Powerfully Versatile Atomic Force Microscope With Unique MultiSampleTM Scan

January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) products, announces the debut of Park XE15, a powerfully versatile atomic force microscope featuring a unique MultiSampleTM scan....
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New technique targets specific areas of cancer cells with different drugs

January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
"Gel-Liposome-Mediated Co-Delivery of Anticancer Membrane-Associated Proteins and Small-Molecule Drugs for Enhanced Therapeutic Efficacy" Authors: Tianyue Jiang, Ran Mo, and Zhen Gu, North Carolina...
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