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New tool could help reshape the limits of synthetic biology: The 'telomerator' reshapes synthetic yeast chromosome into more flexible, realistic form, redefining what geneticists can build

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
NYU Langone yeast geneticists report they have developed a novel tool — dubbed "the telomerator" — that could redefine the limits of synthetic biology and advance how successfully living things can be...
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FEI Releases New Electronics Failure Analysis Applications for Helios NanoLab DualBeam Portfolio: Dx gas chemistry enables rapid delayering of ICs, while AutoLX advanced automation simplifies sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today the release of two new application packages for its third-generation Helios NanoLab™ DualBeam™ systems, including the latest addition to the family, the plasma-sourc...
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Keysight Technologies Begins Trading as Independent Company

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) has announced that its separation from Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has been completed. The newly independent company will begin "regular-way" trading o...
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Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on November 12, 2014

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
The management of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., (Nasdaq:TINY), will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for its third quarter 2014, to update shareholders and analysts on...
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Obtaining Optimum Formulation in Soundproof, Thermal Insulators

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers studied the effects of formulation of soundproof and thermal insulators to produce high-quality products.
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Tehran to Host 1st Int'l Conference on Composite Pipes, Vessels, Tanks

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
The First International Conference on Composite Pipes, Vessels and Tanks is due to be held in Tehran on 28-29 January 2015.
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Nanotubes could serve as "universal scaffolding" for cell membrane channels: The prestigious journal Nature has published a study in which UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country researchers have participated

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
A study, in which the Membrane Nanomechanics group led by the Ikerbasque lecturer Dr Vadim Frolov at the Biophysics Unit of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has participated, suggests that...
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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Hosts Massive Crowd of More Than 3,000 People Who Attended Community Day Activities Across New York State: CNSE’s ‘NANOvember’ kickoff event highlights New York State’s growing high-tech sector with open house events in Albany,

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Demonstrating continued interest and excitement for Governor Andrew Cuomo's nanotechnology-based growth strategy for New York State, the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at SUNY Polytechn...
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Research conducted by the UPC paves the way for custom-made catalysts that make vehicles and industrial processes more efficient

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
A team led by Jordi Llorca, a professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), has discovered that atoms react differently depending on the characteristics of the catalyst that is used. Th...
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New technique efficiently turns antibodies into highly tuned 'nanobodies'

November 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Antibodies, in charge of recognizing and homing in on molecular targets, are among the most useful tools in biology and medicine. Nanobodies - antibodies' tiny cousins - can do the same tasks, for exa...
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A new way to convert light to electrical energy

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
The conversion of optical power to an electrical potential is of general interest for energy applications, and is typically accomplished by optical excitation of semiconductor materials. A research te...
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Nano Ruffles in Brain Matter: Freiburg researchers decipher the role of nanostructures around brain cells in central nervous system function

November 2, 2014 - 7:45am
An accumulation of a protein called amyloid-beta into large insoluble deposits called plaques is known to cause Alzheimer's disease. One aspect of this illness that has not received much attention is...
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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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