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Trapping light: a long lifetime in a very small place - Researchers create an innovative light-trapping nanostructure using a genetic-inspired approach

June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Physicists at the University of Rochester have created a silicon nanocavity that allows light to be trapped longer than in other similarly-sized optical cavities. An innovative design approach, which...
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Nanoscale composites improve MRI: Rice, Methodist researchers merge magnetic particles to detect, fight disease

June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Submicroscopic particles that contain even smaller particles of iron oxide could make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) a far more powerful tool to detect and fight disease.
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A researcher at the UJI generates high electron mobility gases in semiconductor nanowires for the first time

June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanotechnology, optics and photovoltaic energy are among the fields that can benefit from advances in knowledge on semiconductor nanowire systems. Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I in Castelló (U...
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Starch-Made Coating Produced in Iran for Conservation of Food Products

June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Tehran used starch nanocatalysts to produce a coating for the protection and enrichment of food products in factories.
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New brochure from Malvern Instruments guides GPC/SEC detectors choice

June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
A new brochure from Malvern Instruments details the range of detectors available for Gel Permeation/Size Exclusion Chromatography (GPC/SEC). It also provides scientists with the background required t...
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New computer program aims to teach itself everything about anything

June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
In today's digitally driven world, access to information appears limitless. But when you have something specific in mind that you don't know, like the name of that niche kitchen tool you saw at a f...
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Harris & Harris Group Continues Its Blog Series to Highlight Most Impactful Portfolio Companies With HZO, Inc.

June 17, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, released its blog post on HZO, Inc., and why it is on the cutting edge of waterproofin...
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Beneq is on the move!

June 15, 2014 - 7:45am
As of Thursday, June 12, 2014, Beneq's facilities in Vantaa will join Lumineq Displays on its premises in Espoo, Finland.
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New Iran-Made Nanosensor Precisely Measures Level of Anti-HIV Drugs

June 15, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemists from Bu-Ali Sina (Avicenna) University designed a nanosensor with very high sensing ability to measure the amount of anti-HIV drugs.
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Chemical Sensor on a Chip

June 15, 2014 - 7:45am
They are invisible, but perfectly suited for analysing liquids and gases; infrared laser beams are absorbed differently by different molecules. This effect can for instance be used to measure the oxyg...
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Antibodies from the Desert as Guides to Diseased Cells

June 15, 2014 - 7:45am
The use of nanoparticles in cancer research is considered as a promising approach in detecting and fighting tumour cells. The method has, however, often failed because the human immune system recogniz...
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Manipulating and Detecting Ultrahigh Frequency Sound Waves: Berkeley Lab Researchers Demonstrate Advance in Controlling Nano-scale Vibrations at 10 GHz

June 15, 2014 - 7:45am
An advance has been achieved towards next generation ultrasonic imaging with potentially 1,000 times higher resolution than today's medical ultrasounds. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy...
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Iranian Researchers Produce Protein Nanoparticles from Chicken Feather

June 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian textile engineering researchers from Amir Kabir University of Technology produced a new type of protein nanoparticles from chicken feather through a simple and environmental friendly method.
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Iranian Researchers Make Smart Nanocarriers to Reduce Side Effects of Anticancer Drugs

June 13, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University succeeded in the production of a smart nanocarrier that can be used in medical industries, pharmaceutics, and specially in cancer treatment.
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EPFL Scientists use nanoscale IR spectroscopy to demonstrate α to β secondary structure transition associated with amyloid formation

June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Anasys Instruments reports on EPFL's latest research on lysozyme droplets and α-synuclein macromolecular aggregates illustrating application of the nanoscale AFM-IR technique to demonstrate &#945...
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Fully automated DNA lab-on-a-chip microfluidic system wins Dolomite’s Productizing Science® competition 2013

June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Dolomite have announced the winner of their 2013 Productizing Science® competition as Molbot Pte. Ltd. The company submitted the concept of a low-cost bench-top molecular biology "Minilab" for automat...
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Arrowhead to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it will present at two upcoming investor conferences.
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Technology using microwave heating may impact electronics manufacture

June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Engineers at Oregon State University have successfully shown that a continuous flow reactor can produce high-quality nanoparticles by using microwave-assisted heating - essentially the same forces tha...
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Snowballs to soot: The clumping density of many things seems to be a standard

June 11, 2014 - 7:45am
Particles of soot floating through the air and comets hurtling through space have at least one thing in common: 0.36. That, reports a research group at the National Institute of Standards and Technolo...
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