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Crystallizing the DNA nanotechnology dream: Scientists have designed the first large DNA crystals with precisely prescribed depths and complex 3D features, which could create revolutionary nanodevices

October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
DNA has garnered attention for its potential as a programmable material platform that could spawn entire new and revolutionary nanodevices in computer science, microscopy, biology, and more. Researche...
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Imaging electric charge propagating along microbial nanowires

October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
The claim by UMass Amherst researchers that the microbe Geobacter produces tiny electrical wires has been mired in controversy for a decade, but a new collaborative study provides stronger evidence th...
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Design of micro and nanoparticles to improve treatments for Alzheimers and Parkinsons: At the Faculty of Pharmacy of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country encapsulation techniques are being developed to deliver correctly and effectively certain dru

October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Enara Herran, a researcher at the UPV/EHU's Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, is working to improve the way Alzheimer's and Parkinson's treatments are administered. And it is a fac...
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Physicists build reversible laser tractor beam

October 22, 2014 - 7:45am
Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre.
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HP Supercomputer at NREL Garners Top Honor

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
A supercomputer created by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that uses warm water to cool its servers, and then re-uses that water to heat it...
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First Canada Excellence Research Chair gets $10 million from the federal government for oilsands research at the University of Calgary: Federal government announces prestigious research chair to study improving oil production efficiency

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
A world-leading nanotechnology researcher has come to Canada's energy capital to become the first Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) at the University of Calgary.
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Ucore's McKenzie to Deliver Presentation to Rare Earths Conference in Singapore as Highlight of Fall 2014 Marketplace Schedule

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Ucore Rare Metals Inc (TSX VENTURE:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) (FRANKFURT:U9U) ("Ucore" or "the Company") is pleased to update investors on marketplace activities for the fall of 2014.

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Non-Toxic Nanocatalysts Open New Window for Significant Decrease in Reaction Process

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
The most important achievement of the researchers was to introduce a non-toxic and cheap nanocatalyst through a simple production method to increase the efficiency and to significantly decrease the r...
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Plastic nanoparticles also harm freshwater organisms

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Organisms can be negatively affected by plastic nanoparticles, not just in the seas and oceans but in freshwater bodies too. These particles slow the growth of algae, cause deformities in water fleas...
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Superconducting circuits, simplified: New circuit design could unlock the power of experimental superconducting computer chips

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Computer chips with superconducting circuits — circuits with zero electrical resistance — would be 50 to 100 times as energy-efficient as today's chips, an attractive trait given the increasing power...
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Nanotechnology Improves Quality of Anti-Corrosive Coatings

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers tried to improve the quality of anti-corrosive coatings by using modified nanoparticles.
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call for November 6, 2014

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") will issue a press release reporting its third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, November 6, 2014 after the market closes.
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New Grand ARM Transmission Electron Microscope Offers Highest Commercially-Available Atomic Resolution of 63 Picometers

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Just introduced in the USA at M&M 2014 (Hartford, CT), the new JEOL JEM-ARM300F Transmission Electron Microscope exceeds atomic resolution boundaries for any commercially-available TEM today. The 300k...
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Graphenea opens US branch

October 20, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphenea has opened a branch in the USA to assist more immediate service of the company's North American customers. The US branch, Graphenea Inc, is based in Cambridge (Boston), MA, due to the close...
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QD Vision Wins Prestigious Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

October 18, 2014 - 7:45am
QD Vision, Inc., the leading manufacturer of quantum dot optical components for LCD products, has won the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agenc...
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Magnetic mirrors enable new technologies by reflecting light in uncanny ways

October 18, 2014 - 7:45am
As in Alice's journey through the looking-glass to Wonderland, mirrors in the real world can sometimes behave in surprising and unexpected ways, including a new class of mirror that works like no othe...
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3DXNano™ ESD Carbon Nanotube 3D Printing Filament - optimized for demanding 3D printing applications in the semi-con and electronics industry

October 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Designers in the semi-conductor fabrication market are often left searching for reliable open-source ESD-safe 3D printing materials to use in prototypes and limited production components - masks, jigs...
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European Commission opens the gate towards the implementation of Nanomedicine Translation Hub

October 18, 2014 - 7:45am
A major step in implementing the ETPN Translation Hub has been reached, with three European projects entering the finalisation stage of their EU Grant Agreements. The project ENATRANS is for networkin...
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New Nanocomposites Help Elimination of Toxic Dyes

October 18, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tabriz University in association with researchers from Ataturk University in Turkey produced a composite nanocatalyst in a research project.
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IRLYNX and CEA-Leti to Streamline New CMOS-based Infrared Sensing Modules Dedicated to Human-activities Characterization

October 18, 2014 - 7:45am
IRLYNX and CEA-Leti today announced they have launched a technology-development partnership for a new CMOS-based infrared technology that will allow a new type of smart and connected detectors in buil...
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