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Roomy cages built from DNA: Self-assembling cages are the largest standalone 3-D DNA structures yet, and could one day deliver drugs, or house tiny bioreactors or photonic devices

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Move over, nanotechnologists, and make room for the biggest of the small. Scientists at the Harvard's Wyss Institute have built a set of self-assembling DNA cages one-tenth as wide as a bacterium. The...
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Quantum Chaos in Ultracold Gas Discovered

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The team of Francesca Ferlaino, University of Innsbruck, discovered that even simple systems, such as neutral atoms, can possess chaotic behavior, which can be revealed using the tools of quantum mech...
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PANalytical participates in the International Year of Crystallography 2014 with worldwide Open Lab events

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has declared 2014 to be the International Year of Crystallography (IYCr2014). Throughout this year UNESCO with the support...
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Leti Demonstrates Ultra-scaled Self-aligned Split-gate Memory Cell With 16nm Gate Length: Benefits Especially for Contactless Applications Include Larger Memory Window, Improved Control of Spacer Memory Gate Shape and Length, And Better Functionality

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti announced today it has fabricated ultra-scaled split-gate memories with gate length of 16nm, and demonstrated their functionality, showing good writing and erasing performances with memory wi...
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Researchers Combine Cryoablation and Nanoparticle-encapsulated anticancer drug to Destroy Cancer Stem-like Cells

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Combining nanodrug-based chemotherapy and cryoablation provides an effective strategy to eliminate cancer stem-like cells (CSCs) the root of cancer resistance and metastasis, which will help to improv...
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Heat-Based Technique Offers New Way to Measure Microscopic Particles

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
"A Microfluidic Device for Thermal Particle Detection" Authors: Ashwin Kumar Vutha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Benyamin Davaji and Chung Hoon Lee, Marquette University; and Glenn M. Walker,...
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Creating a graphene-metal sandwich to improve electronics: UC Riverside and University of Manchester researchers combine graphene and copper in hopes of shrinking electronics

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers have discovered that creating a graphene-copper-graphene "sandwich" strongly enhances the heat conducting properties of copper, a discovery that could further help in the downscaling of el...
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JPK reports on the use of the ForceRobot system to study the dynamics of biomacromolecules at Nanjing University

Nanotech-Now - March 14, 2014 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the study of how force regulates the structures and conformation...
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MoOx contacts make p-type transistor

Nanotechweb - March 14, 2014 - 3:21am
Result bodes well for making low-power CMOS circuits from 2D crystals in the future
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Phonon polaritons propagate in 2D

Nanotechweb - March 13, 2014 - 8:01am
van der Waals crystals could be important for applications in high-density infrared data storage, information transfer and even ultrasound imaging on the nanoscale
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Official: Iran Ranks 1st in Nano Science Production in Region

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Iran has achieved eye-catching breakthroughs in the field of nano- science and technology, an Iranian official announced in July, adding that the country ranks 1st in the field of nano science product...
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Scientists Use Gold/Silver Nanoalloy to Measure Oxidant Compounds Accurately

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A sensitive and accurate method was designed by chemists from University of Mazandaran, Northern Iran, to measure antioxidant compounds, including vitamin C, in biological samples.
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Atomically Thin Solar Cells

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
It does not get any thinner than this: The novel material graphene consists of only one atomic layer of carbon atoms and exhibits very special electronic properties. As it turns out, there are other m...
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Leti to Present its Silicon Photonics Device Library and 3D Stacking Techniques for Communication Applications at OFC 2014

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti will present on its silicon photonics device library and 3D stacking techniques for communication applications at OFC 2014 in San Francisco, Calif., March 11-14.
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Simon Fraser University Completes Installation of Electron Microscopes from FEI: SFU’s new multi-million-dollar Centre for Soft Materials now offers the most advanced suite of microscopes in Western Canada

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today that it has completed the installation of a suite of high-end electron microscopes at Simon Fraser University's (SFU) new Centre for Soft Materials. The systems inst...
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Harris & Harris Group Notes D-Wave's Article in Phys.Org

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the article posted by Robert Perkins on Phys.Org on Harris & Harris Group's por...
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Malvern specialist to explore use of Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis for characterizing extracellular vesicles at ISEV 2014

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Pauline Carnell, Senior Application Scientist at Malvern Instruments, will present a paper at ISEV 2014 discussing ‘The practical use of nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) to characterise extracellu...
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Thailand's Next Move on Research and Innovation

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
It is no laughing matter when Thailand announced it is striving to become a knowledge based economy and a key player among AEC member countries. In order to achieve this humongous challenge, Thailand...
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Arrowhead to Present at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference

Nanotech-Now - March 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that President and CEO, Christopher Anzalone, Ph.D., will present at t...
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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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