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New 4-D printer could reshape the world we live in

March 24, 2018 - 7:45am
From moon landings to mobile phones, many of the farfetched visions of science fiction have transformed into reality. In the latest example of this trend, scientists report that they have developed a...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5635(c)(4)

March 24, 2018 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that as an inducement to entering into employment with the Company, on March 16, 2018, the Board of Directors approved "inducement" grants...

Leti and Inac Show Path to Creating Building Blocks of Quantum Processors With 28Si isotope in a CMOS Line: Fabrication of Isotopically Enriched, Industry-Compatible Wafers Points Way To Realizing Silicon Spin Quantum Bits with Enhanced Fidelity

March 24, 2018 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti, a French technology research institute of the CEA and Inac, a joint fundamental research institute between the CEA and the University Grenoble Alpes, today announced a breakthrough towards...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Launches RF Ecosystem Program to Accelerate Time-to-Market for Wireless Connectivity, Radar and 5G Applications: RFWave™ Partner Program expands the ecosystem and enables faster product deployment on GF’s RF technology platforms

March 24, 2018 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced a new ecosystem partner program, called RFWave™, designed to simplify RF design and help customers reduce time-to-market for a new era of wireless devices and networks.

Monocrystalline silicon thin film for cost-cutting solar cells with 10-times faster growth rate fabricated: Controlling nano surface roughness of porous silicon

March 24, 2018 - 7:45am
A research team from Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and Waseda University have successfully produced high-quality thin film monocrystalline silicon with a reduced crystal defect density do...

Unexpected effect could lead to lower-power memory, computing devices

March 22, 2018 - 7:45am
An unexpected phenomenon known as zero field switching (ZFS) could lead to smaller, lower-power memory and computing devices than presently possible. The image shows a layering of platinum (Pt), tungs...

Imaging technique pulls plasmon data together: Rice University scientists' hyperspectral method analyzes many plasmonic nanoparticles in an instant

March 22, 2018 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have developed a novel technique to view a field of plasmonic nanoparticles simultaneously to learn how their differences change their reactivity.

Plasmons triggered in nanotube quantum wells: Rice, Tokyo Metropolitan scientists create platform for unique near-infrared devices

March 22, 2018 - 7:45am
A novel quantum effect observed in a carbon nanotube film could lead to the development of unique lasers and other optoelectronic devices, according to scientists at Rice University and Tokyo Metropol...

Movable silicon 'lenses' enable neutrons to see new range of details inside objects

March 18, 2018 - 7:45am
You can't see well without lenses that can focus, whether those lenses are in your eye or the microscope you peer through. An innovative new way to focus beams of neutrons might allow scientists to pr...

Jim Barnhart Joins Nanometrics as Senior Vice President of Operations

March 18, 2018 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control solutions, today announced that industry veteran James L. Barnhart has joined Nanometrics as senior vice presiden...

Extracellular vesicles could be personalized drug delivery vehicles

March 18, 2018 - 7:45am
Creating enough nanovesicles to inexpensively serve as a drug delivery system may be as simple as putting the cells through a sieve, according to an international team of researchers who used mouse au...

Glass matters: UCSB researchers find that the chemical topology of silica can influence the effectiveness of many chemical processes that use it

March 18, 2018 - 7:45am
Better known as glass, silica is a versatile material used in myriad industrial processes, from catalysis and filtration, to chromatography and nanofabrication. Yet despite its ubiquity in labs and cl...

Department of Materials Test Engineering (WPT) at TU Dortmund University uses Deben CT5000TEC stage to perform X-ray micro-tomography experiments for better understanding of damage progression in composite materials

March 18, 2018 - 7:45am
Deben, a leading provider of in situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for electron microscopy, reports on how TU Dortmund University is using their CT5000TEC compress...

Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Detect Molecular Biomarker for Osteoarthritis

March 18, 2018 - 7:45am
For the first time, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have been able to measure a specific molecule indicative of osteoarthritis and a number of other inflammatory diseases using a newl...

Polymer nanoparticle shows ability to locate and treat breast tumors

March 18, 2018 - 7:45am
One major problem in treating cancer is identifying the location of small tumors and treating them before they metastasize.

How to build a better railway -- in (almost) every cell in your body

March 16, 2018 - 7:45am
New work from the University of Warwick shows how a microscopic 'railway' system in our cells can optimise its structure to better suit bodies' needs.

NIOSH Releases New Nanotechnology Workplace Design Recommendations

March 16, 2018 - 7:45am
Realizing the promise of any scientific advancement requires understanding of its potential human health effects, and its safe and responsible development, even at the level of engineered nanomaterial...

'Sweet spot' in sweet material for hydrogen storage: Study IDs 'white graphene' architecture with unprecedented hydrogen storage capacity

March 16, 2018 - 7:45am
Rice University engineers have zeroed in on the optimal architecture for storing hydrogen in "white graphene" nanomaterials -- a design like a Lilliputian skyscraper with "floors" of boron nitride sit...

Flat gallium joins roster of new 2-D materials: Rice University, Indian Institute of Science introduce gallenene

March 14, 2018 - 7:47am
Scientists at Rice University and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, have discovered a method to make atomically flat gallium that shows promise for nanoscale electronics.

UCLA researchers develop a new class of two-dimensional materials: New kinds of 'superlattices' could lead to improvements in electronics, from transistors to LEDs

March 14, 2018 - 7:47am
A research team led by UCLA scientists and engineers has developed a method to make new kinds of artificial "superlattices" -- materials comprised of alternating layers of ultra-thin "two-dimensional"...