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Scientists guide gold nanoparticles to form 'diamond' superlattices: DNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arrangements that mimic the atomic structure of diamond

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Using bundled strands of DNA to build Tinkertoy-like tetrahedral cages, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have devised a way to trap and arrange nanoparticle...

Novel nanoparticle made of common mineral may help keep tumor growth at bay

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis found a way to keep a cancerous tumor from growing by using nanoparticles of the main ingredient in common antacid tablets.

PEN Inc. Announces Strategy to Broaden Clarity Branded Products Business

February 7, 2016 - 7:45am
PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (OTCQB: PENCD) ("PEN" or "the Company"), a global leader in developing, commercializing and marketing consumer and industrial products enabled by nanotechnology, today announced...

Nanotech Security to Present at the Optical Document Security Conference February 11, 2016

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Nanotech Security Corp. (TSX VENTURE: NTS)(OTCQX: NTSFF), today announced that Chief Technology Officer Clint Landrock will present on the Company's advancements in using novel nanostructures for the...

Nanoparticles Make Fertility Possible during Consumption of Anticancer Drugs

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effect of a type of nanoparticle on protection of reproduction and fertility system in cancer-suffering animal samples.

Joint Efforts by Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Produce Antibacterial Coatings for Isolated Areas

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran and Malaysia designed a nanostructure based on carbon nanotubes with antibacterial properties to be used in public places, specially hospitals and clinics.

Polar vortices observed in ferroelectric: New state of matter holds promise for ultracompact data storage and processing

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
The observation in a ferroelectric material of "polar vortices" that appear to be the electrical cousins of magnetic skyrmions holds intriguing possibilities for advanced electronic devices. These pol...

Using mathematics to improve human health

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Universities of York and Torino have used mathematics as a tool to provide precise details of the structure of protein nanoparticles, potentially making them more useful in vaccine d...

Scientists have put a high precision blood assay into a simple test strip: Researchers have developed a new biosensor test system based on magnetic nanoparticles

February 5, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GPI RAS) and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have developed a new biosensor test system based on ma...