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ORNL thermomagnetic processing method provides path to new materials

November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
For much the same reason LCD televisions offer eye-popping performance, a thermomagnetic processing method developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can advance the perform...
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QUT leading the charge for panel-powered car

November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
A car powered by its own body panels could soon be driving on our roads after a breakthrough in nanotechnology research by a QUT team.
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Manipulating complex molecules by hand: New method in scanning probe microscopy: Jülich researchers create a word using 47 molecules

November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Jülich scientists have developed a new control technique for scanning probe microscopes that enables the user to manipulate large single molecules interactively using their hands. Until now, only simp...
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Golden Approach to High-speed DNA Reading: Berkeley Researchers Create Unique Graphene Nanopores with Optical Antennas for DNA Sequencing

November 8, 2014 - 7:45am
High-speed reading of the genetic code should get a boost with the creation of the world's first graphene nanopores - pores measuring approximately 2 nanometers in diameter - that feature a "built-in"...
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'Direct writing' of diamond patterns from graphite a potential technological leap

November 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Direct Laser Writing of Nanodiamond Films from Graphite under Ambient Conditions Qiong Nian, Yuefeng Wang, Yingling Yang, Ji Li, Martin Y. Zhang, Jiayi Shao, Liang Tang & Gary J. Cheng Purd...
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Novel nanofiber-based technology could help prevent HIV/AIDS transmission: Promising research to be featured at 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition

November 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have developed a novel topical microbicide loaded with hyaluronic acid (HA) nanofibers that could potentially prevent transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through the vagi...
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Live Images from the Nano-cosmos: Researchers watch layers of football molecules grow

November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Using DESY's ultrabright X-ray source PETRA III, researchers have observed in real-time how football-shaped carbon molecules arrange themselves into ultra-smooth layers. Together with theoretical simu...
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Malvern Instruments Zetasizer Nano plays key role in research to develop 3D cell cultures

November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University London (QMUL), are using a Malvern Instruments Zetasizer Nano to provide particle size and charge data that is bei...
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Measuring nano-vibrations

November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
In a recent paper published in Nature Nanotechnology, Joel Moser and ICFO colleagues of the NanoOptoMechanics research group led by Prof. Adrian Bachtold, together with Marc Dykman (Michigan Universit...
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Shape of things to come in platelet mimicry: Technology may have broad use in medicine

November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Artificial platelet mimics developed by a research team from Case Western Reserve University and University of California, Santa Barbara, are able to halt bleeding in mouse models 65 percent faster th...
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Longhorn beetle inspires ink to fight counterfeiting

November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
From water marks to colored threads, governments are constantly adding new features to paper money to stay one step ahead of counterfeiters. Now a longhorn beetle has inspired yet another way to foil...
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Breaking down BPA and similar pollutants with sunlight, nanoparticles and graphene

November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Many pollutants with the potential to meddle with hormones — with bisphenol A (BPA) as a prime example — are already common in the environment. In an effort to clean up these pollutants found in the s...
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. to Present at the Baird 2014 Industrial Conference

November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Baird 2014 Industrial Conference being held at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.
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JPK reports on the application of the NanoWizard AFM system in cancer research at the ITAV Centre in Toulouse

November 6, 2014 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of the JPK NanoWizard® AFM system at ITAV, the Institut...
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New tool could help reshape the limits of synthetic biology: The 'telomerator' reshapes synthetic yeast chromosome into more flexible, realistic form, redefining what geneticists can build

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
NYU Langone yeast geneticists report they have developed a novel tool — dubbed "the telomerator" — that could redefine the limits of synthetic biology and advance how successfully living things can be...
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FEI Releases New Electronics Failure Analysis Applications for Helios NanoLab DualBeam Portfolio: Dx gas chemistry enables rapid delayering of ICs, while AutoLX advanced automation simplifies sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today the release of two new application packages for its third-generation Helios NanoLab™ DualBeam™ systems, including the latest addition to the family, the plasma-sourc...
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Keysight Technologies Begins Trading as Independent Company

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) has announced that its separation from Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has been completed. The newly independent company will begin "regular-way" trading o...
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Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on November 12, 2014

November 4, 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 third quarter 2014, to update shareholders and analysts on...
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Obtaining Optimum Formulation in Soundproof, Thermal Insulators

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effects of formulation of soundproof and thermal insulators to produce high-quality products.
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Tehran to Host 1st Int'l Conference on Composite Pipes, Vessels, Tanks

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
The First International Conference on Composite Pipes, Vessels and Tanks is due to be held in Tehran on 28-29 January 2015.
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