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Gold nanoparticle chains confine light to the nanoscale

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A multidisciplinary team at the Centre d'Elaboration de Matériaux et d'Etudes Structurales (CEMES, CNRS), working in collaboration with physicists in Singapore and chemists in Bristol (UK), have shown...
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'Nanomotor lithography' answers call for affordable, simpler device manufacturing

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
What does it take to fabricate electronic and medical devices tinier than a fraction of a human hair? Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego recently invented a new method of lithogr...
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Device invented at Johns Hopkins provides up-close look at cancer on the move: Microscopic view of metastasis could give insight about how to keep cancer in check

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Johns Hopkins engineers have invented a lab device to give cancer researchers an unprecedented microscopic look at metastasis, the complex way that tumor cells spread through the body, causing more th...
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First Observation of Electronic Structure in Ag-Rh Alloy Nanoparticles Having Hydrogen Absorbing: Storage Property –Attempting to solve the mystery of why Ag-Rh alloy nanoparticles have a similar property to Pd–

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A research team consisting of Osami Sakata, the director of the Synchrotron X-ray Station at SPring-8, Research Network and Facility Services Division (Yasuo Koide, director), NIMS (Sukekatsu Ushioda,...
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Iranians Present Model to Predict Photocatalytic Process in Removal of Pollutants

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists studied the process of elimination of organic pollutants by using nanophotocatalysts and presented a mathematical model.
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Production of Biocompatible Polymers in Iran

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology succeeded in the production of degradable and non-toxic polymers.
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Amorphous Coordination Polymer Particles as alternative to classical nanoplatforms for nanomedicine

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Members of ICN2 Nanostructures Functional Materials Group published a series of works developing robust nanoparticles based on coordination polymers for application on theranostics (therapy + diagnosi...
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'Electronic skin' could improve early breast cancer detection

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
For detecting cancer, manual breast exams seem low-tech compared to other methods such as MRI. But scientists are now developing an "electronic skin" that "feels" and images small lumps that fingers c...
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Dutch Researchers Develop Smart Membranes

November 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
The pore size of the smart membranes can be adjusted from the outside: this is very attractive in applications like biosensors or chemical analysis. The ‘Swiss cheese' structure is characteristic of m...
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New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive

October 31, 2014 - 7:45am
A multidisciplinary engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar power plants designed to absorb and convert to heat...
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Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact

October 31, 2014 - 7:45am
A team led by the Lawrence Livermore scientists has created a new kind of ion channel based on short carbon nanotubes, which can be inserted into synthetic bilayers and live cell membranes to form tin...
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Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents

October 31, 2014 - 7:45am
With fears growing over chemical and biological weapons falling into the wrong hands, scientists are developing microrockets to fight back against these dangerous agents, should the need arise. In the...
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Nanosafety research – there’s room for improvement

October 31, 2014 - 7:45am
Empa toxicologist Harald Krug has lambasted his colleagues in the journal Angewandte Chemie. He evaluated several thousand studies on the risks associated with nanoparticles and discovered no end of s...
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Lomiko Signs Licensing Agreement to Produce and Supply Power Converter Systems to E-Commerce Customers

October 31, 2014 - 7:45am
Lomiko Metals Inc. ("Lomiko") (TSX VENTURE:LMR)(PINKSHEETS:LMRMF)(FRANKFURT:DH8B) and its 100% owned subsidiary Lomiko Technologies Inc. are pleased to announce an agreement to license from Megahertz...
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A new cheap and efficient method to improve SERS, an ultra-sensitive chemical detection technique

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Materials Today´s cover highlights the research work developed by CiQUS researchers, which developed a new method to overcome the problems of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), an ultra-sensi...
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Nanoparticles Display Ability to Improve Efficiency of Filters

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kharazmi University studied the effects of application of nanoparticles to increase the efficiency and lifetime of polymeric membranes and reduce the cost of separation proces...
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New Compact SIMS at 61st AVS | Visit us on Booth 311

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Hiden is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting the New Compact SIMS, a design breakthrough for surface analysis, at 61st AVS 9-14 November 2014, Baltimore MD, USA. Visit us on Booth 311. The Com...
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Sussex physicists find simple solution for quantum technology challenge

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
A solution to one of the key challenges in the development of quantum technologies has been proposed by University of Sussex physicists.
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Watching the hidden life of materials: Ultrafast electron diffraction experiments open a new window on the microscopic world

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at McGill University have succeeded in simultaneously observing the reorganizations of atomic positions and electron distribution during the transformation of the "smart material" vanadium...
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Molecular beacons shine light on how cells 'crawl'

October 29, 2014 - 7:45am
By Carol Clark Adherent cells, the kind that form the architecture of all multi-cellular organisms, are mechanically engineered with precise forces that allow them to move around and stick to thing...
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