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Nanoparticles Accumulate Quickly in Wetland Sediment: Aquatic food chains might be harmed by molecules "piggybacking" on carbon nanoparticles

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A Duke University team has found that nanoparticles called single-walled carbon nanotubes accumulate quickly in the bottom sediments of an experimental wetland setting, an action they say could indire...
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'Stealth' nanoparticles could improve cancer vaccines

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Cancer vaccines have recently emerged as a promising approach for killing tumor cells before they spread. But so far, most clinical candidates haven't worked that well. Now, scientists have developed...
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Stressed Out: Research Sheds New Light on Why Rechargeable Batteries Fail

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Pity the poor lithium ion. Drawn relentlessly by its electrical charge, it surges from anode to cathode and back again, shouldering its way through an elaborate molecular obstacle course. This jou...
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New Absorber Will Lead to Better Biosensor: Biosensors are more sensitive and able to detect smaller changes in the environment

October 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Biological sensors, or biosensors, are like technological canaries in the coalmine. By converting a biological response into an optical or electrical signal, they can alert us to dangers in our extern...
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Graphene chips are close to significant commercialization

October 1, 2014 - 10:16am
A research team from the University of Texas and German nanotechnology company Aixtron have worked out a way to make wafer-scale graphene measuring between 100 and 300mm. The research offers the p...
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UT Arlington researchers develop transparent nanoscintillators for radiation detection for medical safety and homeland security

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
A University of Texas at Arlington research team says recently identified radiation detection properties of a light-emitting nanostructure built in their lab could open doors for homeland security and...
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Iranian Scientists Determine Grain Size, Minimize Time of Nanocomposite Synthesis

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers proposed a method to reduce the time required for the synthesis of nanocomposites and to determine the size of the final grain.
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Nanoparticles Used to Improve Quality of Bone Cement

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shiraz University in association with researchers from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences succeeded in the production of cement nanopowder in a research the results of whic...
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'Pixel' engineered electronics have growth potential: Rice, Oak Ridge, Vanderbilt, Penn scientists lead creation of atom-scale semiconducting composites

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
A little change in temperature makes a big difference for growing a new generation of hybrid atomic-layer structures, according to scientists at Rice University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderb...
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Production of Anticorrosive Chromate Nanocoatings in Iran

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from University of Tehran proposed biocompatible anticorrosive coatings with nanometric thickness to increase corrosion resistance in metallic structures in various fields, including petro...
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Penn Team Studies Nanocrystals by Passing Them Through Tiny Pores

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
An interdisciplinary team of University of Pennsylvania researchers has now applied a cutting-edge technique for rapid gene sequencing toward measuring other nanoscopic structures. By passing nanoscal...
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University of Electro-Communications research: High density quantum dots for powerful solar cells

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
The September 2014 issue of the University of Electro-Communications e-Bulletin includes research highlights on self-organized indium arsenide quantum dots for solar cells; silicon nanophotonics; sol...
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Elsevier Publishes New Content on Graphene and Materials Science: Books Discuss Properties and Emerging Applications of Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Nanomaterials

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of new content on graphene and materials science, including...
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Oxford Instruments launches 3rd annual Indian nanotechnology seminars in Kolkata and Delhi - sharing expertise with Nanotechnology researchers in India

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Oxford Instruments is hosting its third series of annual seminars for the nanotechnology industry in India in November. ‘Bringing the Nanoworld Together 2014' seminars are being held in Kolkata (Novem...
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Teijin Aramid’s carbon nanotube fibers awarded with Paul Schlack prize: New generation super fibers bring wave of innovations to fiber market

September 30, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers of Teijin Aramid, based in the Netherlands, and Rice University in the USA are awarded with the honorary ‘Paul Schlack Man-Made Fibers Prize' for corporate-academic partnerships in fiber r...
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On the Road to Artificial Photosynthesis: Berkeley Lab Study Reveals Key Catalytic Factors in Carbon Dioxide Reduction

September 28, 2014 - 7:45am
The excessive atmospheric carbon dioxide that is driving global climate change could be harnessed into a renewable energy technology that would be a win for both the environment and the economy. That...
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World's smallest reference material is big plus for nanotechnology

September 28, 2014 - 7:45am
If it's true that good things come in small packages, then the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can now make anyone working with nanoparticles very happy. NIST recently issued Ref...
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Solar cell compound probed under pressure

September 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Gallium arsenide, GaAs, a semiconductor composed of gallium and arsenic is well known to have physical properties that promise practical applications. In the form of nanowires and nanoparticles, it ha...
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Iranian Scientists Obtain Nanostructured Steel Production Method

September 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology successfully obtained the production method of steel nanocomposite with particle size range of 50-100 nm.
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Quick Method Found for Synthesis of Organic Compounds with Less Pollution

September 26, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists from Kashan University used nanotechnology in the synthesis of an organic compound which can be used in solar cells.
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