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Experimental treatment regimen effective against HIV

October 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Protease inhibitors are a class of antiviral drugs that are commonly used to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Scientists at the University of Nebraska Medical Center designed a new delivery syst...

Are cars nanotube factories on wheels? Rice University, Paris colleagues: Study of lung cells suggests nanotubes are common pollutants

October 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Cars appear to produce carbon nanotubes, and some of the evidence has been found in human lungs.

Solvents save steps in solar cell manufacturing

October 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Advances in ultrathin films have made solar panels and semiconductor devices more efficient and less costly, and researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory say they've fo...

Graphene nano-coils are natural electromagnets: Rice University researchers discover graphene spirals could challenge macro solenoids

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
In the drive to miniaturize electronics, solenoids have become way too big, say Rice University scientists who discovered the essential component can be scaled down to nano-size with macro-scale perfo...

Iran Producing 9 New Nano Drugs

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Iran is producing 9 new nano drugs, including anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetes medicines, for the first time in the world.

Iran to Organize 1st Int'l Nanotechnology Olympiad for University Students

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
The first international nanotechnology Olympiad will be held for the first time in Iran, Nanotechnology Education Foundation, active in the field of teaching nanotechnology to Iranian university stud...

Iranian Scientists Use New Model to Reduce Errors in Prediction of Nanocomposites' Behavior

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology presented a numerical model to predict the behavior of polymeric composites more precisely in the presence of nanoparticles.

Nanobars Boost Efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Solar cells made of organic materials are very attractive these days, however, the low efficiency of the cells is the main problem for their application.

Various Types of Air Nanofilters Commercialized in Iran

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Behran Filter Industrial Manufacturing Company is one of the Iranian companies that are active in the field of production of various types of filters for vehicles, industries and power plants.

Quantum coherent-like state observed in a biological protein for the first time: So-called Fröhlich condensation, a state in which protein molecules' vibrational modes coalesce at the lowest frequency, was first predicted almost 5 decades ago, but never e

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
If you take certain atoms and make them almost as cold as they possibly can be, the atoms will fuse into a collective low-energy quantum state called a Bose-Einstein condensate. In 1968 physicist Herb...

Researchers take first steps to create biodegradable displays for electronics

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Americans, on average, replace their mobile phones every 22 months, junking more than 150 million phones a year in the process. When it comes to recycling and processing all of this electronic waste,...

Quantum physics meets genetic engineering: Researchers use engineered viruses to provide quantum-based enhancement of energy transport

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Nature has had billions of years to perfect photosynthesis, which directly or indirectly supports virtually all life on Earth. In that time, the process has achieved almost 100 percent efficiency in t...

Mini DNA sequencer tests true: The performance of the MinION™ miniature DNA sequencing device has been evaluated by an open, international consortium, and the resulting recommendations and protocols published before peer-review on the F1000Research platfo

October 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Summary: Public access to Oxford Nanopore's MinION™ miniature sensing device enabled an international consortium to evaluate the technology and provide a standard protocol for its use; Preliminary...