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'Trojan horse' treatment could beat brain tumors: A smart technology which involves smuggling gold nanoparticles into brain cancer cells has proven highly effective in lab-based tests

August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A "Trojan horse" treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, which involves using tiny nanoparticles of gold to kill tumour cells, has been successfully tested by scientists.
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Can our computers continue to get smaller and more powerful? University of Michigan computer scientist reviews frontier technologies to determine fundamental limits of computer scaling

August 17, 2014 - 7:45am
From their origins in the 1940s as sequestered, room-sized machines designed for military and scientific use, computers have made a rapid march into the mainstream, radically transforming industry, co...
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SouthWest NanoTechnologies Appoints Matteson-Ridolfi for U.S. Distribution of its SMW™ Specialty Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes

August 15, 2014 - 7:45am
SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT), a leading manufacturer of single-wall, few-wall and multi-wall carbon nanotube materials for printed electronics, energy storage and composites applications has app...
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Chemical reaction yields "tapes" of porphin molecules: Flexible tapes from the nanoworld

August 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Dr. Wilhelm Auwärter and his team are working on a research project to develop tiny flat molecule tapes at the Department of Physics of Technische Universität München (TUM). These structures could fin...
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New material could enhance fast and accurate DNA sequencing

August 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Gene-based personalized medicine has many possibilities for diagnosis and targeted therapy, but one big bottleneck: the expensive and time-consuming DNA-sequencing process.
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Arrowhead Reports Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results and Provides Update on ARC-520

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 30, 20...
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Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 15, 2014

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
The management of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: TINY), will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for its second quarter 2014, to update shareholders and analysts o...
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AQUANOVA receives Technology Leadership Award 2014 FROST & SULLIVAN honors NovaSOL® Technology again

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
AQUANOVA AG, leading Business-to-Business manufacturer of liquid colloidal formulations again gets awarded by the global business consultancy Frost & Sullivan. The company is given the Technology Lead...
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Focal blood-brain-barrier disruption with high-frequency pulsed electric fields

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Two, minimally invasive needle electrodes with 1 mm active length were spaced 4.0 mm apart and inserted into the right cerebral hemisphere 1.5 mm beneath the surface of the dura. A burst of 200, 500 n...
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Moore quantum materials: Recipe for serendipity - Moore Foundation grant will allow Rice physicist to explore quantum materials

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Thanks to a $1.5 million innovation award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Rice University physicist Emilia Morosan is embarking on a five-year quest to cook up a few unique compounds that...
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Could hemp nanosheets topple graphene for making the ideal supercapacitor?

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Title Interconnected carbon nanosheets derived from hemp for ultrafast supercapacitors with high energy Abstract We created unique interconnected partially graphitic carbon nanosheets (10-30...
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Silver Nanocoatings Better Choice for Packaging of Foodstuff

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology produced antibacterial nanocoating to increase the life and quality of foodstuff.
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Nanoparticles Help Production of Canals for Recovery of Nerves

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanotechnology and designed nerve-guiding canals which are appropriate for the recovery of damaged nerves.
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Iranians Find Novel Method for Processing Highly Pure Ceramic Nanoparticles

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Dezful Branch of Islamic Azad University managed to produce ceramic nanocrystals through a simple and cheap method.
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Non-Enzyme Nanosensors Quickly Measure Blood Sugar

August 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology designed a new non-enzyme nanosensor that has applications in the measurement of blood glucose.
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On the frontiers of cyborg science

August 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Title Nanoelectronics meets biology: From new tools to electronic therapeutics Abstract Nanoscale materials enable unique opportunities at the interface between the physical and life sciences...
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Like cling wrap, new biomaterial can coat tricky burn wounds and block out infection

August 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Title Development of fragmented nanosheets and patchwork coating as aqueous surface modifiers for biomedical applications Abstract Free-standing ultra-thin films (often called nanosheets) com...
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Harris & Harris Group Reports Financial Statements as of June 30, 2014

August 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, reported today that, as of June 30, 2014, its net asset value and net asset value per...
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International Antiviral Therapeutics Report 2014-Technologies, Markets and Companies (Updated)

August 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/affcontent/?tt=3721_142076_69066_&r=/research/rmhmmj/antiviral ) has announced the addition of a new report "Antiviral Therapeutics - Technolog...
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Nanometrics CFO to Resign for New Job Opportunity

August 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, announced today that Ronald W. Kisling, chief financial officer, has advised th...
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