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Tiny Biomolecular Tweezers Facilitate Study of Mechanical Force Effects on Cells and Proteins

April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
A new type of biomolecular tweezers could help researchers study how mechanical forces affect the biochemical activity of cells and proteins. The devices - too small to see without a micro-scope - use...
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Enhancing the Immune Response through Next Generation Polymeric Vaccine Adjuvants

April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The great success of vaccines over the past two centuries as a preventive medicine has led to a significant reduction in morbidity and death caused by controllable infectious diseases. The effectivene...
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Structural Insights into the Inner Workings of a Viral Nanomachine

April 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) are using new nanoscale imaging approaches to shed light on the dynamic activities of rotaviruses, important pathogens that cause l...
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First annual science week highlights STEM pipeline and partnerships: UB, SUNY Buffalo State and ECC team up with the City of Buffalo and its schools for April 7-11 events

April 5, 2014 - 7:45am
The University at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo State and Erie Community College are teaming up with the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Public Schools, per a resolution brought forth by Buffalo Board of Educ...
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Fighting cancer with lasers and nanoballoons that pop

April 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Chemotherapeutic drugs excel at fighting cancer, but they're not so efficient at getting where they need to go.
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Nanomaterials Improve Both the Anode and Cathode of Li-ion Batteries

April 3, 2014 - 11:32pm
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have been the subject of intense research aimed at manufacturing them with nanomaterials that will let them better meet the demands of everything from laptops and mobil...
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Tekmira and Theralase Leaders in Innovative Drug Therapies

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Without aggressive research and regulatory approval, cancer could soon overtake heart disease as the leading cause of disease-related death in the United States. In Canada, cancer is already the numbe...
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Biology as a Designer – From Scientific Research to Industrialized Products

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Over the past century, we have expanded enormously our understanding and appreciation of the multitude of wonderfully complex processes and mechanisms that are present in nature. Our increased knowled...
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NANOMYTE® SuperCN Plus – A New Generation of Durable Superhydrophobic Coatings

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
NEI Corporation announced today that it has introduced NANOMYTE® SuperCN Plus - a functionally graded coating that imparts superhydrophobic properties to the underlying substrate while providing great...
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Drexel Researchers Open Path to Finding Rare, Polarized Metals

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Drexel University researchers are turning some of the basic tenets of chemistry and physics upside down to cut a trail toward the discovery of a new set of materials. They're called "polar metals" and...
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Notre Dame researchers provide new insights into quantum dynamics and quantum chaos

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers led by University of Notre Dame physicist Boldizsar Janko has announced analytical prediction and numerical verification of novel quantum rotor states in nanostructured supercond...
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Nanobiotix Selected to Present Data from NBTXR3 Clinical Trial at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, today announced that it has been selected by the...
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Making the most of carbon nanotube-liquid crystal combos: Physical response of combination materials made of nanotubes with ferroelectric liquid crystals could lead to new applications

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Dispersions of carbon nanotubes with liquid crystals have attracted much interest because they pave the way for creating new materials with added functionalities. Now, a study published in EPJ E by Ma...
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A*STAR's Simtech collaboration agreements to accelerate the growth and development of the microfluidics industry

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) has inked three collaboration agreements that will play a part in speeding up the growth and development of the microfluidics industry. Th...
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Making clothes from sugar: IBN researchers have found a green and efficient method to produce nylon from sugar

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
In the future, the clothes you wear could be made from sugar. Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have discovered a new chemical process that can convert adipic aci...
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IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe 2014 Award Winners

April 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Printed, flexible and organic electronics will eventually impact most aspects of human endeavour, with the enabling materials, equipment, components and manufacturing being developed and launched toda...
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