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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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Graphene/nanotube hybrid benefits flexible solar cells: Rice University labs create novel electrode for dye-sensitized cells

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have invented a novel cathode that may make cheap, flexible dye-sensitized solar cells practical.
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New White Paper on Microgram Weights Describes How to Achieve Traceable Measurement down to 0.05 milligrams

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
The new METTLER TOLEDO White Paper "Traceability with Microgram Weights" explains the factors that must be considered in the design, manufacturing and calibration of sub-milligram weights in the range...
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Application of Nanocomposites in Production of Photocatalysts for Water Treatment

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemical researchers from University of Isfahan studied the production of nanocomposites with photocatalytic properties to modify industrial wastewater purification processes.
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Researchers discern the shapes of high-order Brownian motions

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
For the first time, scientists have vividly mapped the shapes and textures of high-order modes of Brownian motions--in this case, the collective macroscopic movement of molecules in microdisk resonato...
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Milk Protein Used in Production of Drug Nanocarriers

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kharazmi University produced drug nanocarriers for target delivery to treat gastric cancer.
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Arrowhead to Present at Upcoming Conferences

November 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that the Company will present at upcoming investor and scientific conf...
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VDMA Electronics Production Equipment: Growth track for 2014 and 2015 confirmed: Business climate survey shows robust industry sector

November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
According to the current business climate survey of the VDMA Sector Group Productronics the German manufacturers of components, machinery and equipment for electronics production expect an increase in...
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Mining entrepreneur Julian Malnic Joins Deep Space Industries’ Board: Deep Space Industries welcomes a prolific mining entrepreneur and accomplished company builder, Julian Malnic, to its Board of Directors

November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Deep Space Industries is pleased to announce the election of Julian Malnic, accomplished entrepreneur and business leader, to its Board. Julian is a recognized leader in the global mining industry, h...
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Brookhaven Science Associates Awarded Brookhaven Lab Management Contract Battelle/Stony Brook University partnership retains contract it has held since 1998

November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (BSA) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue managing and operating Brookhaven National Laboratory under a new five-year base contract...
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Nanocomposites Strengthen Bone Implants

November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian academic researchers produced nanocomposites which can be used in the recovery of bone and damaged tissues.
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Production of Magnetic Nanoparticles with New Structures in Iran

November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of nanoparticles with new structures and special magnetic properties.
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LaVision BioTec to launch new products at Neuroscience 2014

November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
LaVison BioTec, developers of advanced microscopy solutions for the life sciences, announce they will introduce new products for their UltraMicroscope and TriM Scope microscopy products at the 2014 an...
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Ki-Bum Lee Patents Technology To Advance Stem Cell Therapeutics

November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Associate Professor Ki-Bum Lee has developed patent-pending technology that may overcome one of the critical barriers to harnessing the full therapeutic potential of stem cells.
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Bio-Inspired Bleeding Control: Taking a cue from the human body’s own coagulation processes, researchers at UC Santa Barbara synthesize platelet-like nanoparticles that can do more than clot blood - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2014/014506/bio-in

November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
Stanching the free flow of blood from an injury remains a holy grail of clinical medicine. Controlling blood flow is a primary concern and first line of defense for patients and medical staff in many...
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Leti Will Present 17 Papers at 2014 IEDM; the Highest-ever Total Includes Four Invited Papers: Institute also Will Present its Latest Results in Key Technologies and Its Roadmap for Silicon Nano-technologies at Workshop

November 16, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti will present 17 papers at the 2014 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) Dec. 15-17 in San Francisco, Calif. The total is the most ever for Leti and it includes four invited pape...
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Mathematical Model Predicts Vibrating Behavior of Conical Shell's Nanocomposite Objects

November 15, 2014 - 12:04pm
Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology presented a mathematical model to predict vibrating behavior of conical shell's nanocomposite objects.
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