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Researchers find the accelerator for molecular machines

May 3, 2014 - 7:45am
How hard can it be to make a wheel rotate in a machine? Very hard actually, when the wheel sits in one of those nano-small molecular machines that are predicted to be running our future machines. But...
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VIT university offering MCA & M.Tech Programmes: Eligibility, Selection Process, Important Dates

May 1, 2014 - 11:36am
VIT University is inviting applications for MCA and M.Tech Programmes for the academic year 2014. Candidates will be selected based on the entrance examination which will be held on 7th June 2014 & 8t...
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Iranian Researchers Make Progress in Production of Leishmaniasis Vaccine

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian pharmaceutical researchers from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences obtained promising results for the production of a vaccine to treat Leishmaniasis.
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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers recognized by FMC Corporation

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
A joint team of scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Argonne National Laboratory was recognized by FMC Corporation for the FMC Scientific Achievement Award. The te...
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XPert® Nano Enclosure is the FIRST and ONLY enclosure to be validated for nanomaterial containment

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
XPert Nano Enclosures provide user protection by keeping hazardous powders and particulates contained during procedures such as nanoparticle manipulation and dry powder chemical handling. The patented...
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Lucintel Anticipates Global Automotive Coating Market to Reach $18.2 Billion by 2019

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
The global automotive coating market is expected to reach an estimated $18.2 billion by 2019.Innovative solutions such as ultraviolet curing coating,ultra-hydrophobic nano coating, and water-borne coa...
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Properties of water at nanoscale will help to design innovative biomedical and energy technologies

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists from Politecnico di Torino (Turin, Italy) and Houston Methodist Research Institute (Houston, USA) have just proposed on Nature Communications a novel understanding of unexpected water prope...
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Playing pool with carbon atoms: UA physicists discover how to change the crystal structure of graphene

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
A University of Arizona-led team of physicists has discovered how to change the crystal structure of graphene, more commonly known as pencil lead, with an electric field, an important step toward the...
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Flexible pressure-sensor film shows how much force a surface 'feels' -- in color

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
A newly developed pressure sensor could help car manufacturers design safer automobiles and even help Little League players hold their bats with a better grip, scientists report. The study describing...
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New lab-on-a-chip device overcomes miniaturization problems

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
UNSW Australia chemists have invented a new type of tiny lab-on-a-chip device that could have a diverse range of applications, including to detect toxic gases, fabricate integrated circuits and screen...
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A small connection with big implications: Wiring up carbon-based electronics: Research carried out at UPV/EHU, DIPC and CNRS advances the understanding of electric contacts in future carbon-based nanoelectronics

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Carbon-based nanostructures such as nanotubes, graphene sheets, and nanoribbons are unique building blocks showing versatile nanomechanical and nanoelectronic properties. These materials which are ord...
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Harnessing magnetic vortices for making nanoscale antennas: Scientists explore ways to synchronize spins for more powerful nanoscale electronic devices

May 1, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists seeking ways to synchronize the magnetic spins in nanoscale devices to build tiny yet more powerful signal-generating or receiving antennas and other electronics have published a study show...
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Nanosponge decoy fights superbug infections: A good disguise enables the nanosponge to soak up toxins from drug-resistant infections or poisons

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Our first instinct with infection in the body is often to find it and get rid of it! But, engineer Liangfang Zhang had another idea. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Zhang and...
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. ("Aspen Aerogels") announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offerin...
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Fluorescent-based tool reveals how medical nanoparticles biodegrade in real time: May inform development of versatile drug carriers for therapeutic uses in patients

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoparticles have been heralded as a potential "disruptive technology" in biomedicine, a versatile platform that could supplant conventional technologies, both as drug delivery vehicles and diagnosti...
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Stanford scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Stanford scientists have developed faster, more energy-efficient microchips based on the human brain - 9,000 times faster and using significantly less power than a typical PC. This offers greater poss...
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Harris & Harris Group Continues Its Blog Series to Highlight Most Impactful Portfolio Companies With Adesto Technologies Corporation

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, released its blog post on Adesto Technologies Corporation and why it is on the cutting...
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Aculon NanoClear Stencil NanoCoating Solution for Stencils Wins NPI Award

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Aculon, Inc's innovative stencil nanocoating - NanoClear - utilizing Aculon's repellent SAMP treatment has won the 2014 New Product Introduction (NPI) Award from Circuits Assembly in the Screen/Stenci...
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Iranians Produce Nanocomposite from Sugarcane

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the University of Tehran utilized sugarcane waste to produce nanocomposite film.
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Ames Lab researchers see rare-earth-like magnetic properties in iron

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have observed magnetic properties typically associated with those observed in rare-earth elements in iron. These properties are observed in a...
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