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Quantum mechanical calculations reveal the hidden states of enzyme active sites

November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
Enzymes carry out fundamental biological processes such as photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation and respiration, with the help of clusters of metal atoms as "active" sites. But scientists lack basic info...
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UO-industry collaboration points to improved nanomaterials: University of Oregon microscope puts spotlight on the surface structure of quantum dots for designing new solar devices

November 24, 2014 - 7:45am
A potential path to identify imperfections and improve the quality of nanomaterials for use in next-generation solar cells has emerged from a collaboration of University of Oregon and industry researc...
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Purdue 3-D printing innovation capable of making stronger, lighter metal works for auto, aerospace industries

November 22, 2014 - 7:45am
A Purdue innovation that produces stronger, lighter metal parts that work for the automotive and aerospace industries through a new, 3-D printing technology is being commercialized through Frontier Ad...
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Leica Microsystems Presents Universal Hybrid Detector for Single Molecule Detection and Imaging at SfN and ASCB: Leica HyD SMD - the Optimal Detector for Precise and Reliable SMD data

November 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Leica Microsystems introduces the Leica HyD SMD universal hybrid photodetector with superior characteristics for single molecule detection (SMD), which allows precise measurement of concentration and...
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Silver Nanoparticles Produced in Iran from Forest Plants Extract

November 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the Islamic Azad University in Iran succeeded in the production of silver nanoparticles from the extract of a type of forest plant.
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Nano Sorbents Able to Remove Pollutions Caused by Oil Derivatives

November 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists used nanotechnology to produce sorbents which can adsorb organic pollutants created by oil derivatives.
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Tokyo Institute of Technology research: Protein-engineered cages aid studies of cell functions

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have engineered protein cages for delivering an important signalling molecule, carbon monoxide, into cells.
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Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced their participation in the following investor events:
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Spiraling light, nanoparticles and insights into life’s structure

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
As hands come in left and right versions that are mirror images of each other, so do the amino acids and sugars within us. But unlike hands, only the left-oriented amino acids and the right-oriented s...
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Tesla NanoCoatings Increasing Use of SouthWest NanoTechnologies Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) for its Infrastructure Coatings and Paints: High Quality SMW™ Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes Incorporated into Teslan®-brand coatings used by Transportation, Oi

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Tesla Nanocoatings is expanding production of its Teslan® brand of nanocoatings, a highly effective corrosion-resistant coating for structural steel, produced with SMW™ Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nan...
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A gut reaction

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Queen's University biologist Virginia Walker and Queen's SARC Awarded Postdoctoral Fellow Pranab Das have shown nanosilver, which is often added to water purification units, can upset your gut. The di...
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A novel method for identifying the body’s ‘noisiest’ networks

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of scientists led by Yale University systems biologist and biomedical engineer Andre Levchenko has developed a novel method for mapping the biochemical variability, or "noise," in how human cel...
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Eight19 secures £1m funding: Investment to develop production technology, and expand commercial activities for organic photovoltaics

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Eight19, the leading developer of low cost organic photovoltaics (OPV) technology capable of delivering flexible and light-weight solar panels in high volume, is pleased to announce it has received a...
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New Method for Production of Stable Antibacterial Fabrics without Color Change

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers presented a new method for the production of highly stable antibacterial fabrics without any change in their color.
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Arrowhead Files for Regulatory Permission to Begin Phase 1 Trial of RNAi Therapeutic ARC-AAT

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it recently filed an application for approval to begin a Phase 1...
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Spectral Surface Mapping with Microscopic Resolution: CRAIC Technologies introduces Spectral Surface Mapping™ (S2M™) software

November 20, 2014 - 7:45am
This gives a user the ability to map the Raman and UV-visible-NIR absorbance, reflectance or fluorescence spectral response, point-by-point, with microscopic spatial resolution.
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Dicerna Announces License Agreement with Tekmira to Advance Dicerna’s PH1 Development Program

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced a licensing agreement for Dicerna to use Tekmira's proprietary lipid nanopart...
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Researchers create & control spin waves, lifting prospects for enhanced info processing

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of New York University and University of Barcelona physicists has developed a method to control the movements occurring within magnetic materials, which are used to store and carry information...
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First genetic-based tool to detect circulating cancer cells in blood: NanoFlares light up individual cells if breast cancer biomarker is present

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Metastasis is bad news for cancer patients. Northwestern University scientists now have demonstrated a simple but powerful tool that can detect live cancer cells in the bloodstream, potentially long b...
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Penn engineers efficiently 'mix' light at the nanoscale

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
The race to make computer components smaller and faster and use less power is pushing the limits of the properties of electrons in a material. Photonic systems could eventually replace electronic ones...
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