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Detecting levels of antibiotics in blood paves the way to individualized treatment

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
A new methodology for rapidly measuring the level of antibiotic drug molecules in human blood serum has been developed, paving the way to applications within drug development and personalised medicine...
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Arrowhead Receives Regulatory Approval to Begin Phase 2a Trial of Chronic Hepatitis B Candidate ARC-520

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it received regulatory approval to begin a Phase 2a clinical tria...
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FEI Company Announces Date for Investor Conference Participation

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI Company (Nasdaq:FEIC) announced that Fletcher Chamberlin, Investor Relations & Communications Director, will present at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference at 11:20 a.m. EST o...
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Silver nanoparticle on graphene oxide support: An efficient catalyst for organic transformations

Nanotech-Now - March 4, 2014 - 7:45am
Silver (Ag) has a high catalytic activity towards many organic and inorganic transformations such as NOx reduction and catalytic oxidation of CO to CO2. In practical applications, catalysts like Ag ar...
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Nanotubes make for better lithium-ion batteries

Nanotechweb - March 3, 2014 - 3:57am
Semiconducting or metallic? SWCNT electronic type affects lithiation
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Researchers create coating material to prevent blood clots associated with implanted devices

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from UCLA and the University of Michigan has developed a material that could help prevent blood clots associated with catheters, heart valves, vascular grafts and other implanted...
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Coupled carbon and peptide nanotubes achieved for the first time: twins nanotubes

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
CIQUS researchers (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela) obtained hybrid structures with complementary properties of nanotubes and self-assembling cyclic peptide nanotubes.
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Scientists Study Thermodynamic Stability of Layered Manganese Oxide in Oxidation Reaction

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences in association with researchers from the University of California studied thermodynamic stability of layered components of...
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Let there be tissue-penetrating light: Scientists develop new nanoscale method to fight cancer

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed an innovative cancer-fighting technique in which custom-designed nanoparticles carry chemotherapy drugs directly to tumor cel...
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Advantages emerge in using nanostructured material in the forging process of mechanical components

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
In his PhD thesis, the Industrial Engineer Daniel Salcedo-Perez has studied the process to forge mechanical components using nanostructured material. Specifically, he has been able to produce matrices...
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New partnership between Malvern Instruments and RheoSense brings m-VROCi to industrial markets

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, UK) has announced an exclusive global distribution agreement with RheoSense, Inc. (San Ramon, CA, USA) to promote, market, sell and support the VROC product range int...
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NanoMend Develop Pilot Scale Ultra Barrier Defect Detection Tool

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
As part of the FP7 NanoMend project, The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), IBS Precision Engineering and The University of Huddersfield have been working together to design and manufacture a state&...
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Thin Film Thickness Measurements of Sub-Micron Sampling Areas from CRAIC Technologies

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
CRAIC FilmPro™ software is used with CRAIC Technologies microspectrometers to measure the thickness of thin films of microspot areas in both reflectance and transmission.
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Big Step for Next-Generation Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers: Researchers at Berkeley and Argonne National Labs Discover Highly Promising New Class of Nanocatalyst

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
A big step in the development of next-generation fuel cells and water-alkali electrolyzers has been achieved with the discovery of a new class of bimetallic nanocatalysts that are an order of magnitud...
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Creating Complex Nanoparticles in One Easy Step

Nanotech-Now - March 2, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoparticle research is huge. That is, the study of nanoparticles, very miniscule objects that act as a unit with specific properties, is a very popular area of study. With implications in many ave...
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Nanotech roundup: turning seawater into drinking water, and body power

Nanotech-Now - March 1, 2014 - 10:10am
This month's roundup includes the promise of a filter that extracts salt from seawater, and a battery powered by the heart. A perfect sieve Graphene, the sheet of carbon just one atom thick, has...
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Dolomite introduces groundbreaking microfluidic system for high throughput droplet microfluidics

Nanotech-Now - February 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Dolomite, a world leader in the design & manufacture of microfluidic products, has launched Telos, an innovative system for high throughput droplet, particle, and flow product generation. It benefits...
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Google Glass could help stop emerging public health threats around the world

Nanotech-Now - February 28, 2014 - 7:45am
The much-talked-about Google Glass — the eyewear with computer capabilities — could potentially save lives, especially in isolated or far-flung locations, say scientists. They are reporting developmen...
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Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Completes On Site Visit by PCAOB Audit Firm - Nears Completion of Audit in Preparation for Move to a Senior Stock Exchange in Late 2014

Nanotech-Now - February 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced that it has completed the onsite visit portion of the audit by the...
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Production of X-Ray Detector, High Spatial Resolution for Heavy Charged Particles

Nanotech-Now - February 28, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced x-ray detector and heavy charged particles with high spatial resolution through a highly simple and cheap method.
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