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Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock

January 25, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock, offered at a price of $5.25 per share, before und...

Leti to Demo New Curving Technology at Photonics West that Improves Performance of Optical Components

January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
•Researchers Will Present 20 Papers, Including Three Invited Papers •Leti Workshop Will Feature Keynote by Head of Optics Research at Oculus VR, the Facebook Subsidiary that Focuses on Virtual Realit...

Nanowrinkles could save billions in shipping and aquaculture Surfaces inspired by carnivorous plants delay degradation by marine fouling

January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
A team of chemistry researchers from the University of Sydney Nano Institute has developed nanostructured surface coatings that have anti-fouling properties without using any toxic components.

Ultrathin black phosphorus for solar-driven hydrogen economy: Osaka University researchers use sunlight to make hydrogen with a new nanostructured catalyst based on nanosheets of black phosphorus and bismuth vanadate

January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
Hydrogen as a fuel source, rather than hydrocarbons like oil and coal, offers many benefits. Burning hydrogen produces harmless water with the potential to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions and their...

Ultra-thin optical fibers offer new way to 3-D print microstructures: Novel approach lays groundwork for using 3-D printing to repair tissue in the body

January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
For the first time, researchers have shown that an optical fiber as thin as a human hair can be used to create microscopic structures with laser-based 3D printing. The innovative approach might one da...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Announces Proposed Underwritten Offering of Common Stock

January 23, 2018 - 7:47am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced its intention to offer and sell shares of its common stock in an underwritten offering pursuant to its existing shelf registration stateme...

Ultra-thin memory storage device paves way for more powerful computing

January 22, 2018 - 7:45am
Engineers worldwide have been developing alternative ways to provide greater memory storage capacity on even smaller computer chips. Previous research into two-dimensional atomic sheets for memory sto...

Scientists synthesize nanoparticle-antioxidants to treat strokes and spinal cord injuries

January 22, 2018 - 7:45am
An international science team has developed an innovative therapeutic complex based on multi-layer polymer nano-structures of superoxide dismutase (SOD). The new substance can be used to effectively r...

New catalyst for hydrogen production is a step toward clean fuel: Carbon-based nanocomposite with embedded metal ions yields impressive performance as catalyst for electrolysis of water to generate hydrogen

January 20, 2018 - 7:47am
A nanostructured composite material developed at UC Santa Cruz has shown impressive performance as a catalyst for the electrochemical splitting of water to produce hydrogen. An efficient, low-cost cat...

'Gyroscope' molecules form crystal that's both solid and full of motion: New type of molecular machine designed by UCLA researchers could have wide-ranging applications in technology and science

January 17, 2018 - 7:47am
Molecular machines, much smaller than single cells, may one day be able to deliver drugs to kill cancer cells or patrol your body for signs of disease. But many applications of these machines require...

The nanoscopic structure that locks up our genes

January 17, 2018 - 7:47am
Wireless headphones, two yo-yos connected by a string, earmuffs: all these items could be used to describe a tiny structure inside a cell's nucleus. For decades, scientists could only speculate about...

New exotic phenomena seen in photonic crystals: Researchers observe, for the first time, topological effects unique to an “open” system

January 17, 2018 - 7:47am
Topological effects, such as those found in crystals whose surfaces conduct electricity while their bulk does not, have been an exciting topic of physics research in recent years and were the subject...

'Decorated' stem cells could offer targeted heart repair

January 17, 2018 - 7:47am
"Targeted repair of heart injury by stem cells fused with platelet nanovesicles" DOI: 10.1038/s41551-017-0182-x Authors: Junnan Tang, Teng Su, Ke Huang , Phuong-Uyen Dinh, Adam Vandergriff, Mich...

Nanotube fibers in a jiffy: Rice University lab makes short nanotube samples by hand to dramatically cut production time

January 17, 2018 - 7:47am
The terms "handmade" and "high tech" are not commonly found in the same sentence, but they both apply to a Rice University method to quickly produce fibers from carbon nanotubes.

IBM Breaks Records to Top U.S. Patent List for 25th Consecutive Year: IBM Inventors Receive Record 9,043 Patents in 2017 in Areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Quantum Computing

January 17, 2018 - 7:47am
IBM (NYSE: IBM) inventors received a record 9,043 patents in 2017, marking the company's 25th consecutive year of U.S. patent leadership and crossing the 100,000-patent milestone. The new patents were...

New oxide and semiconductor combination builds new device potential: Researchers integrated oxide two-dimensional electron gases with gallium arsenide and paved the way toward new opto-electrical devices

January 17, 2018 - 7:47am
Insulating oxides are oxygen containing compounds that do not conduct electricity, but can sometimes form conductive interfaces when they're layered together precisely. The conducting electrons at the...

Laboratory Management Web Application Goes Nationwide

January 17, 2018 - 7:47am
Making reservations, accessing tools, and maintaining equipment at the CNST’s NanoFab got a lot easier five years ago when the CNST developed a customized laboratory management web application. Now ot...

New era in high field superconducting magnets – opening new frontiers in science, nanotechnology and materials discovery

January 13, 2018 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is delighted to congratulate our partners at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL) on the successful demonstration of a 32 Tesla all-superconducting user magnet on 8th...

Teachers in Space, Inc. wins Dream Project contest

January 13, 2018 - 7:45am
The winner of our Dream Project contest is Teachers in Space, Inc. at We will be funding classroom experiments that will fly aboard the Perlan II stratospheric glider whi...

STMicroelectronics Selects GLOBALFOUNDRIES 22FDX® to Extend Its FD-SOI Platform and Technology Leadership : GF’s FDX technology will enable ST to deliver high-performance, low-power products for next-generation consumer and industrial applications

January 13, 2018 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) today announced that ST has selected GF’s 22nm FD-SOI (22FDX®) technology platform to support its next-generation of processor solutions for industri...