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Princess Margaret scientists convert microbubbles to nanoparticles: Harnessing light to advance tumor imaging, provide platform for targeted treatment

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Biomedical researchers led by Dr. Gang Zheng at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have successfully converted microbubble technology already used in diagnostic imaging into nanoparticles that stay trapp...
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Wrapping carbon nanotubes in polymers enhances their performance: Scientists at Japan's Kyushu University say polymer-wrapped carbon nanotubes hold much promise in biotechnology and energy applications

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists first reported carbon nanotubes in the early 1990s. Since then, these tiny cylinders have been part of the quest to reduce the size of technological devices and their components. Carbon nan...
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Tokyo Institute of Technology research: Catalyst redefines rate limitations in ammonia production

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Studies by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a catalyst that is so effective at promoting dissociation of the nitrogen bond in ammonia production reactions that it is no long...
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Next important step toward quantum computer: Scientists at the University of Bonn have succeeded in linking 2 different quantum systems

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists at the Universities of Bonn and Cambridge have succeeded in linking two completely different quantum systems to one another. In doing so, they have taken an important step forward on the wa...
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'Atomic chicken-wire' is key to faster DNA sequencing

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
An unusual and very exciting form of carbon - that can be created by drawing on paper- looks to hold the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionise medical...
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Nanoscale worms provide new route to nano-necklace structures

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a novel technique for crafting nanometer-scale necklaces based on tiny star-like structures threaded onto a polymeric backbone. The technique could provide a new way to prod...
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Solving molybdenum disulfide's 'thin' problem: Research team increases material's light emission by twelve times

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
The promising new material molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) has an inherent issue that's steeped in irony. The material's greatest asset--its monolayer thickness--is also its biggest challenge.
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A first glimpse inside a macroscopic quantum state

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
In a recent study published in Physical Review Letters and highlighted by the magazine Science News, the research group led by ICREA Prof at ICFO Morgan Mitchell has detected, for the first time, enta...
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DFG to Establish One Clinical Research Unit and Five Research Units: New Projects to Investigate Complications in Pregnancy, Particle Physics, Nanoparticles, Implants and Transport Planning / Approximately 13 Million Euros in Funding for an Initial Three-

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
At its spring meeting in Bonn, the Senate of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) approved the establishment of one new Clinical Research Unit and five new Research Un...
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Chemists make new silicon-based nanomaterials

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
In a paper published in the journal Nanoletters, the researchers describe methods for making nanoribbons and nanoplates from a compound called silicon telluride. The materials are pure, p-type semicon...
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UT Dallas engineers twist nanofibers to create structures tougher than bulletproof vests

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have created new structures that exploit the electromechanical properties of specific nanofibers to stretch to up to seven times their length, while re...
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Novel nanoparticle therapy promotes wound healing

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
An experimental therapy developed by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University cut in half the time it takes to heal wounds compared to no treatment at all. Details of t...
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Designer's toolkit for dynamic DNA nanomachines: Arm-waving nanorobot signals new flexibility in DNA origami

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest DNA nanodevices created at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) - including a robot with movable arms, a book that opens and closes, a switchable gear, and an actuator - may be intrig...
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Using magnetic fields to understand high-temperature superconductivity: Los Alamos explores experimental path to potential 'next theory of superconductivity'

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Taking our understanding of quantum matter to new levels, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are exposing high-temperature superconductors to very high magnetic fields, changing the temperat...
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State-of-the-art online system unveiled to pinpoint metrology software accuracy

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
A THREE-year research project by a University of Huddersfield professor means that advanced manufacturing companies will have on-line access to a new method of testing the accuracy of their crucial me...
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LAMDAMAP 2015 hosted by the University

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
THE University of Huddersfield has confirmed its place at the global heart of precision engineering and the science of metrology. It was the venue for a two-day international conference in the field...
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Graphene reduces wear of alumina ceramic

March 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Ceramics, hard crystalline solids, have been utilized by mankind for thousands of years, with earliest applications in pottery. In modern times, new ceramic materials were developed for use in advance...
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FEI Technology Award of the German Neuroscience Society Goes to Benjamin Judkewitz of the University of Berlin: Bi-annual award honors excellence in brain research during the German Neuroscience Society’s Annual Meeting, held 18-21 March 2015

March 27, 2015 - 7:45am
FEI Munich, a subsidiary of FEI Company (NASDAQ: FEIC) is pleased to announce Benjamin Judkewitz as the 2015 recipient of the German Neuroscience Society "FEI Technology Award."
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SUNY Poly & M+W Make Major Announcement: Major Expansion To Include M+W Owned Gehrlicher Solar America Corporation That Will Create up to 400 Jobs to Develop Solar Power Plants at SUNY Poly Sites Across New York State

March 27, 2015 - 7:45am
As an embodiment of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's public-private partnership model for innovation and economic development, SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (SUN...
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Hong Kong Investors Bullish on Dais Analytic Invest $5.75M, Provide $60M Contract, and Create New Joint Venture Company

March 27, 2015 - 7:45am
Hong Kong-Based Investors Join With Dais Analytic Corporation to Invest $3M for Creation of Dais (Beijing) New Energy Technology Company, $2.75M in Equity of Dais Analytic Corporation in the US, and C...
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