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Method improves semiconductor fiber optics, paves way for developing devices

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
A new method to improve semiconductor fiber optics may lead to a material structure that might one day revolutionize the global transmission of data, according to an interdisciplinary team of research...

Nanotubes that build themselves

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have succeeded in producing nanotubes from a single building block using so-called molecular self-recognition. The tube can also change shape depending on th...

Emergency Use Authorization for Gene-RADAR® Zika Virus Test: FDA Authorization for the Gene-RADAR® Zika Virus Test on the XPRIZE-Winning Gene-RADAR® Platform

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanobiosym Diagnostics Inc. (Nanobiosym) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Gene-RADAR® Zika Virus Test.

Shedding light on the absorption of light by titanium dioxide

April 20, 2017 - 7:45am
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is one of the most promising materials for photovoltaics and photocatalysis nowadays. This material appears in different crystalline forms, but the most attractive one for appl...

A Sensitive And Dynamic Tactile Sensor Read more from Asian Scientist Magazine at:

April 18, 2017 - 4:35pm
Researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have developed a three-dimensional sensor that can detect changes in pressure over four log scales. Their findings, publ...

Nanopores could map small changes in DNA that signal big shifts in cancer

April 18, 2017 - 7:45am
Detecting cancer early, just as changes are beginning in DNA, could enhance diagnosis and treatment as well as further our understanding of the disease. A new study by University of Illinois researche...

'Neuron-reading' nanowires could accelerate development of drugs for neurological diseases

April 18, 2017 - 7:45am
A team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed nanowires that can record the electrical activity of neurons in fine detail. The new nanowire technology could one day s...

Nanometrics to Announce First Quarter Financial Results on May 2, 2017

April 18, 2017 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, will release its first quarter 2017 financial results after market close on May 2, 2017. A conference ca...

AIM Photonics Presents Cutting-Edge Integrated Photonics Technology Developments to Packed House at OFC 2017, the Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition

April 18, 2017 - 7:45am
AIM Photonics’ first Technology Summit draws hundreds from around the globe to hear firsthand about industry leading PDK/MPW programs, in addition to TAP facility and project updates.

Keystone Nano Announces Progress On Rna Delivery

April 16, 2017 - 7:45am
Keystone Nano, Inc. (KN), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on improving cancer treatments through the application of nanotechnology, announced today significant progress on the deliv...

Keystone Nano Announces Start Of Clinical Testing Of Ceramide Nanoliposome For The Improved Treatment Of Cancer

April 16, 2017 - 7:45am
Keystone Nano, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving cancer treatments through the application of nanotechnology, announced today that clinical testing has been started for Ceramide N...

Nanoparticles open new window for biological imaging: “Quantum dots” that emit infrared light enable highly detailed images of internal body structures

April 16, 2017 - 7:45am
For certain frequencies of short-wave infrared light, most biological tissues are nearly as transparent as glass. Now, researchers have made tiny particles that can be injected into the body, where th...

New technology can detect tiny ovarian tumors: 'Synthetic biomarkers' could be used to diagnose ovarian cancer months earlier than now possible

April 14, 2017 - 7:45am
Most ovarian cancer is diagnosed at such late stages that patients' survival rates are poor. However, if the cancer is detected earlier, five-year survival rates can be greater than 90 percent.

New technology could offer cheaper, faster food testing: Specialized droplets interact with bacteria and can be analyzed using a smartphone

April 14, 2017 - 7:45am
The foodborne pathogen Escherichia coli O157 causes an estimated 73,000 illnesses and 60 deaths every year in the United States. Better safety tests could help avoid some of the illnesses caused by th...

Scientists created nanopowders for the synthesis of new aluminum alloys

April 14, 2017 - 7:45am
The project received support from the Regional Science Foundation and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research in the competition for oriented interdisciplinary research in 2016. The results of the r...

Photonics breakthough paving the way for improved wireless communication systems: The work could bolster the wireless revolution underway with efficiencies several orders of magnitude

April 12, 2017 - 7:45am
Researchers from the ARC Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) in the University of Sydney's Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology have made a breakthr...

BASF and Landa partner to create revolutionary pigments for automotive coatings: The alliance combines BASF innovations with Landa nano-pigment technology

April 12, 2017 - 7:45am
BASF and Landa Labs announced their strategic long-term partnership today at the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany. Under this exclusive agreement, BASF will employ Landa’s revolution...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at The International Liver Congress(TM)

April 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it will present clinical data on ARC-520, ARC-521, and ARC-AAT, the company's prior generation investigational medicines that were be...

The Catholic University of Rome uses the JPK NanoWizard® AFM & CellHesion® systems to understand how cells sense and respond to mechanical stimuli

April 8, 2017 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the work of Professor Marco De Spirito's research group at the C...

Controlling forces between atoms, molecules, promising for ‘2-D hyperbolic’ materials

April 8, 2017 - 7:45am
ABSTRACT Super-Coulombic atom–atom interactions in hyperbolic media Cristian L. Cortes1,2 & Zubin Jacob1,2 1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmo...