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Rice synthetic biologists shine light on genetic circuit analysis: Bioengineers invent ‘light tube array,’ ‘bioscilloscope’ to test, debug genetic circuits

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
In a significant advance for the growing field of synthetic biology, Rice University bioengineers have created a toolkit of genes and hardware that uses colored lights and engineered bacteria to bring...
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Nanoplatform delivers double-drug combo

Nanotechweb - March 12, 2014 - 6:21am
Squalene-based nanocomposite containing a drug that disrupts blood vessel growth and an anticancer agent could help more efficiently treat tumours
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Nano-antenna boosts nonlinear optics

Nanotechweb - March 11, 2014 - 7:19am
Plasmonic field enhancements increase nonlinear interactions by a factor of a million.
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Carbon Nanotubes Market by Type (SWCNTS & MWCNTS), Application (Electronics, Chemicals, Energy, Medical, Composites, Aerospace & more) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/affcontent/?tt=3721_142076_69066_&r=/research/dc3l4k/carbon_nanotubes ) has announced the addition of the "Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market by Ty...
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Toxicity of Commonly-Used Nanoparticles on Human Body Studied in Iran

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Payam-e Noor University, Tehran Branch, and Yazd University of Medical Sciences investigated toxicity effects of commonly-used nanoparticles, including gold, silver and zinc o...
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Aptasensors Help Detection of Cancer Protein Marker

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian chemistry researchers in association with their colleagues from Romania succeeded in the production of a highly sensitive and simple electrochemical aptasensor to detect protein marker of brea...
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Nano Labs Shareholder Update

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Nano Labs Corp. (OTCQB: CTLE) is pleased to provide the following update to shareholders regarding the Company direction and vision for 2014.
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Squeezing light into metals: University of Utah engineers control conductivity with inkjet printer

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Using an inexpensive inkjet printer, University of Utah electrical engineers produced microscopic structures that use light in metals to carry information. This new technique, which controls electrica...
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Up-Converted Radio: The way to treat radio waves in a noisy environment is to turn them into visible light

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Ever worry about losing your mobile-phone reception? The problem is a weak microwave signal. The same problem hampers cosmologists looking at the early universe, a glimpse embodied in the cosmic micro...
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Colored diamonds are a superconductor’s best friend

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Flawed but colorful diamonds are among the most sensitive detectors of magnetic fields known today, allowing physicists to explore the minuscule magnetic fields in metals, exotic materials and even hu...
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Harris & Harris Group Notes Metabolon's Collaboration Agreement With Human Longevity Inc. to Provide Metabolomic Profiling Services

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by its portfolio company, Metabolon, Inc., that it has signed...
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Take Your Best Shot! JEOL Launches SEM/TEM Image Contest

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
JEOL USA has launched an imaging contest to showcase some of the best work of users of its electron microscopes. A winning image will be selected for each month of 2014, judged by JEOL's SEM and TEM...
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MANA Research Highlight: Smart nanofibers to treat kidney failure

Nanotech-Now - March 10, 2014 - 7:45am
A simple way to treat kidney failure. A new technique for purifying blood using a nanofiber mesh could prove useful as a cheap, wearable alternative to kidney dialysis.
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Harris & Harris Group, Inc. Establishes and Invests $350,001 in ProMuc, Inc.

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, is pleased to announce the founding of ProMuc, Inc., and our initial investment of $35...
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Nanopositioning Stage & Digital Controller for Imaging, Surface Metrology and Microscopy Available from PI

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Piezo Nanopositioning Systems specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) LP - has introduced a new piezo-Z nanopositioning system for imaging and fast focusing applications. It consists of large aperture pie...
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Elmarco Enabled Industrial Electrospinning Technology for Laboratories: Elmarco introduces NS LAB, the electrospinning research tool designed for the needs of universities and research institutes

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Elmarco introduces the updated Nanospider™ ("NS") LAB - the first product update to the world's best-selling nanofiber research tool which was originally launched in 2005 at the Nanotech exhibition in...
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New Data Model Boosts Space Science

Nanotech-Now - March 8, 2014 - 7:45am
6 planets, 2 moons & 1 comet - not often in space science does a single project offer new insights in such numbers of objects in our solar system. The Europe-wide consortium IMPEx does exactly that an...
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3D nanocatalysts go dodecahedron

Nanotechweb - March 7, 2014 - 3:17am
New bimetallic hollow structures could rival the best platinum catalysts available today
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Graphene oxide makes smart textiles

Nanotechweb - March 6, 2014 - 10:10am
Researchers have developed a new type of strong, flexible and high-capacitance yarn from the carbon material
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Tiny membrane converts radio waves to light

Nanotechweb - March 6, 2014 - 9:41am
Device could help build a "quantum internet"
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