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Targeting tumors using silver nanoparticles: A new platform developed at UCSB increases the efficiency of drug delivery and allows excess particles to be washed away

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have designed a nanoparticle that has a couple of unique — and important — properties. Spherical in shape and silver in composition, it is encased in a shell coated with...
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Shatterproof screens that save smartphones

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
University of Akron polymer scientists have developed a transparent electrode that could change the face of smartphones, literally, by making their displays shatterproof.
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Iranian Firms, INIC Present Nano-Based Products in Iran Agro Food 2014

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council participated in Iran Agro Food 2014 Exhibition in association with five companies active in the field of nanotechnology in agriculture and foodstuff industri...
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Opening a wide window on the nano-world of surface catalysis

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Surface catalysts are notoriously difficult to study mechanistically, but scientists at the University of South Carolina and Rice University have shown how to get real-time reaction information from A...
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Evolution of a Bimetallic Nanocatalyst

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Atomic-scale snapshots of a bimetallic nanoparticle catalyst in action have provided insights that could help improve the industrial process by which fuels and chemicals are synthesized from natural g...
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Short nanotubes target pancreatic cancer: Rice, MD Anderson scientists refine technique for attacking hard-to-reach tumors - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2014/06/05/short-nanotubes-target-pancreatic-cancer/#sthash.If4knT1G.dpuf

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Short, customized carbon nanotubes have the potential to deliver drugs to pancreatic cancer cells and destroy them from within, according to researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas...
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Design of self-assembling protein nanomachines starts to click: A nanocage builds itself from engineered components

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
A route for constructing protein nanomachines engineered for specific applications may be closer to reality. Biological systems produce an incredible array of self-assembling, functional protein to...
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Cheap, Fast Biosensor for Determination of Fetus Sex Produced in Iran

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Yazd University produced a biosensor that is able to determine fetus sex in a short period of time.
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Graphene one-day Symposium organized within TNT2014

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
On the occasion of TNT2014, the 15th edition of the Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference (TNT 2014), a Graphene one-day Symposium will be organized in Barcelona (Spain) at Auditorium - ON...
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Hiden Biostream System for Biofuel Research

June 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The Hiden Biostream system is a research-grade mass spectrometer developed specifically for applications in biofuel research to provide real-time analysis of dissolved gases and vapours in aqueous sol...
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BOE, QD Vision and ShineOn Showcase Quantum Dot Technology for Adobe RGB Monitors at COMPUTEX 2014: China’s largest LCD panel maker to deliver the most accurate color experience across multiple monitor lines

June 7, 2014 - 7:45am
COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2014 - Today, QD Vision, Inc., the leading manufacturer of quantum dot optical components for LCD products, announced that BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd. (BOE), China's largest LCD pan...
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New nanomedicine by NTU and SERI scientists to bring relief to glaucoma patients

June 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) have jointly developed a new nanomedicine that will allow glaucoma patients to do away with daily...
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Commonly-Consumed Pharmaceutical Materials Recycled from Medical Wastewater

June 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Chemical researchers from University of Tehran in association with Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Research Center of Kashan University succeeded in the production of a membrane that can be used in the...
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Molecular self-assembly scales up from nanometers to millimeters

June 5, 2014 - 10:40am
To ensure the survival of Moore's law and the success of the nanoelectronics industry, alternative patterning techniques that offer advantages beyond conventional top-down patterning are aggressively...
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Quantum criticality observed in new class of materials: Observation of quantum phenomenon advances new theoretical understandings

June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Quantum criticality, the strange electronic state that may be intimately related to high-temperature superconductivity, is notoriously difficult to study. But a new discovery of "quantum critical poin...
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NUS scientists demonstrate rare chemical phenomenon that could be harnessed to harvest solar energy

June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of international scientists led by Professor Jagadese J Vittal of the Department of Chemistry at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Faculty of Science has successfully unraveled the c...
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2D Transistors Promise a Faster Electronics Future Berkeley Lab Researchers Create the First Fully 2D Field Effect Transistors

June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Faster electronic device architectures are in the offing with the unveiling of the world's first fully two-dimensional field-effect transistor (FET) by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National...
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Joint implants without an expiry date

June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Due to the daily stresses and movement in the body, even the best artificial joints wear out; the material undergoes wear, and wear particles can trigger unwanted immune reactions, making it necessary...
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Progress on detecting glucose levels in saliva

June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Brown have developed a new biochip sensor that that can selectively measure glucose concentrations in a complex fluid like saliva. Their approach combines dye chemistry with plasmonic i...
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Rice University produces carbon-capture breakthrough: Porous material polymerizes carbon dioxide at natural gas wellheads

June 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have created an Earth-friendly way to separate carbon dioxide from natural gas at wellheads.

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