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Blend Therapeutics Appoints Distinguished Physician Scientist, Dennis Ausiello, MD, to Board of Directors

January 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Blend Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company discovering new classes of medicines to treat cancer, announced today that it has appointed Dennis A. Ausiello, MD, to the company's Board of Dire...
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Blend Therapeutics Secures $21 Million Financing and Unveils Novel Pentarin™ Platform for Cancer Therapeutics: Company’s Technology and Expertise in Cancer R&D Evolve to Create New Class of Miniaturized Biologic Drug Conjugates (mBDCs) Encapsulated in Nan

January 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Blend Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company discovering new classes of medicines to treat cancer, announced today that it has secured $21 million in new funding. The new financing includes...
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Oxford Instruments shines a new light on optical spectroscopy

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments has launched a new Cryofree® optical cryostat - the Optistat™Dry - specifically designed for low temperature spectroscopy applications. Its unique design makes it the most versatile...
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SUNY Poly Now Accepting Applications to the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering for Fall 2015: Full Scholarships Available to Incoming CNSE Students

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
The Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at SUNY Polytechnic Institute today announced student applications are now being accepted for the fall 2015 semester, with a significant number...
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Nanometrics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on February 2, 2015

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, will release its fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results after market close on February 2, 2...
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Cheap asphalt provides 'green' carbon capture: Rice University chemists' product aims to enhance natural gas production at sea

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
The best material to keep carbon dioxide from natural gas wells from fouling the atmosphere may be a derivative of asphalt, according to Rice University scientists.
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Shedding light on why blue LEDS are so tricky to make

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists at UCL, in collaboration with groups at the University of Bath and the Daresbury Laboratory, have uncovered the mystery of why blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are so difficult to make, by...
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Researchers at HKUST achieved novel nanobowl optical concentrator for organic solar cell

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Geometrical light trapping is a simple and promising strategy to largely improve the optical absorption and efficiency of solar cells. Nonetheless, implementation of geometrical light trapping in orga...
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New approach may lead to inhalable vaccines for influenza, pneumonia: Changing the surface charge of a PRINT nanoparticle may give researchers a way forward to develop vaccines for diseases that target the lungs

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University have uncovered a novel approach to creating inhalable vaccines using nanoparticles that shows promise...
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Nanowire clothing could keep people warm -- without heating everything else

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
To stay warm when temperatures drop outside, we heat our indoor spaces -- even when no one is in them. But scientists have now developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate hea...
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A potential long-lasting treatment for sensitive teeth

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Rather than soothe and comfort, a hot cup of tea or cocoa can cause people with sensitive teeth a jolt of pain. But scientists are now developing a new biomaterial that can potentially rebuild worn en...
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Determination of Critical Force, Time for Manipulation of Biological Nanoparticles

January 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers modeled the effective forces on the manipulation of various biological nanoparticles by using atomic force microscopy method.
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New concept of fuel cell for efficiency and environment: It grasps both performance efficiency and removal of toxic heavy metal ions in direct methanol fuel cells

January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
The Center for Nanoparticle Research at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has succeeded in proposing a new method to enhance fuel cell efficiency with the simultaneous removal of toxic heavy metal...
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Philips and AOC Monitors with QD Vision’s Color IQ™ Deliver World’s Best Color: Leading brands embrace Quantum Dot technology to enable 99% Adobe RGB color in 27-inch monitors

January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Two of the world's leading computer monitor brands, Philips and AOC, have adopted QD Vision's Color IQ™ quantum dot technology to deliver industry-leading color performance for their new 27" high-perf...
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TCL 55” Quantum Dot TV with Color IQ™ Optics Debuts at CES 2015: TVs with OLED-quality color at an affordable price coming soon to the US and Europe

January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
The new TCL 55" 4K UHD Quantum Dot TV that launched in the Chinese market in December will soon be available in the targeted overseas markets, such as Europe and Asia Pacific, according to TCL Multime...
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Nanometrics to Present at the 17th Annual Needham Growth Conference

January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that company management is scheduled to present at the 17th Annual Needham Growth Confer...
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DNA Origami Could Lead to Nano “Transformers” for Biomedical Applications: Tiny hinges and pistons hint at possible complexity of future nano-robots

January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
If the new nano-machines built at The Ohio State University look familiar, it's because they were designed with full-size mechanical parts such as hinges and pistons in mind.

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Freshmen-level chemistry solves the solubility mystery of graphene oxide films: Common contaminant found responsible for the material's stability in water

January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
A Northwestern University-led team recently found the answer to a mysterious question that has puzzled the materials science community for years--and it came in the form of some surprisingly basic che...
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Liquipel Receives US Patent on Environmentally Friendly, Watersafe Treatment of Electronics: U.S. Patent Office Finds Watersafe™ Treatment Covers Cell Phones, Smart Phones, Tablets, Computers and More

January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Liquipel LLC (http://www.liquipel.com/), the industry leader in Watersafe technology, announced today that it had been awarded a patent for its technology that protects electronic devices from damages...
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Iran Stands 7th in World's Nano-Tech Papers

January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Statnano, which provides global and regional ranking regarding main indicators of Nano science, technology and industry (NSTI), announced that Iran ranked 7th in the world in terms of publishing artic...
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