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Molecular Traffic Jam Makes Water Move Faster through Nanochannels: Researchers find the unusual movement of water molecules through carbon nanotubes explains their faster-than-expected travel times

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Cars inch forward slowly in traffic jams, but molecules, when jammed up, can move extremely fast. New research by Northwestern University researchers finds that water molecules traveling through ti...
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Rice's Naomi Halas elected to National Academy of Engineering: Rice's pioneering nanophotonics researcher elected to second national academy

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Rice University Professor Naomi Halas today joined the elite rank of scientists who have been elected to both the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Hala...
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MEDIA ALERT: Advantest to Exhibit at SEMICON Korea 2014 in Seoul COEX February 12-14: New Products Showcased in Memory, SoC and Handlers

Nanotech-Now - February 9, 2014 - 7:45am
What: Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (NYSE: ATE) will showcase new products at SEMICON Korea 2014, which will be held at the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul, South Korea February 1...
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Malvern Instruments specialists present sessions at February’s NANOENERGY workshop and NANOENERGY conference at UCL

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Fraser McNeil-Watson, Technology Leader at Malvern Instruments, will present ‘Particle Sizing Characterization and its Importance in Energy Applications' as part of an educational workshop that provid...
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FEI Buys Digital Rock Solutions Provider and microCT Product: Lithicon’s Solutions Will Expand FEI’s Oil & Gas Industry Offerings

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2014 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC), a leading instrumentation company providing imaging and analysis systems for research and industry, today announced that it has acquired Lithicon AS of Trondheim, Norway and Canber...
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Ballistic transport in graphene suggests new type of electronic device

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Using electrons more like photons could provide the foundation for a new type of electronic device that would capitalize on the ability of graphene to carry electrons with almost no resistance even at...
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Graphene ‘sandwich’ improves imaging of biomolecules

Nanotech-Now - February 7, 2014 - 7:45am
By sandwiching a biological molecule between sheets of graphene, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have obtained atomic-level images of the molecule in its natural watery environmen...
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CNT e-whiskers could help improve robot skin

Nanotechweb - February 7, 2014 - 5:00am
Carbon nanotube structures detect the lightest of touches or a gentle breeze
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Ballistic electrons go further in nanoribbons

Nanotechweb - February 7, 2014 - 4:35am
Puzzling results challenge conventional model of graphene
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Nanotechnology is Getting Closer to 3D Nanoprinting

National Nanomanufacturing Network - February 6, 2014 - 10:06am
Fabrication of three-dimensional (3D) objects through direct deposition of functional materials – also called additive manufacturing – has been a subject of intense study in the area of macroscale manufacturing for several decades. These 3D printing techniques are reaching a stage where desired products and structures can be made independent of the complexity of their shapes – even bioprinting tissue is now in the realm of the possible.

Nanowire nanocomputer in new complexity record

Nanotechweb - February 6, 2014 - 4:36am
Techniques employed to build nano-finite-state machine could help extend Moore’s Law
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Does boron-based graphene exist?

Nanotechweb - February 5, 2014 - 10:08am
Experiment says maybe, computer says no
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Diamond Defect Boosts Quantum Technology

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2014 - 7:45am
New research shows that a remarkable defect in synthetic diamond produced by chemical vapor deposition allows researchers to measure, witness, and potentially manipulate electrons in a manner that cou...
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In vitro innovation: Testing nanomedicine with blood cells on a microchip

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Designing nanomedicine to combat diseases is a hot area of scientific research, primarily for treating cancer, but very little is known in the context of atherosclerotic disease. Scientists have engin...
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Off-the-shelf materials lead to self-healing polymers

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Look out, super glue and paint thinner. Thanks to new dynamic materials developed at the University of Illinois, removable paint and self-healing plastics soon could be household products.
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Arrowhead Reports Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Financial Results - Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapeutics, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 first quarter ended December 31, 2013...
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Arrowhead to Participate in Panel Discussions at 16th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that members of management will be panelists on two panel discussions...
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Imec Supplies Hyperspectral Imaging Sensor Technology for Commercial Camera Solutions

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2014 - 7:45am
New strategic partnerships will expand the ecosystem around imec's hyperspectral image sensor technology to enable its successful commercialization into machine vision, medical imaging, remote sensing...
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Patterns of particles generated by surface charges: Disorder turns into order: scientists at the Vienna University of Technology can show how intricate structures can emerge from inhomogeneously charged particles

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Tuning the material structure at the nanoscale level can be really hard to achieve - but what if we had small particles, which assemble all by themselves, creating the required structure? At the Vienn...
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Nanostructured Coatings with Controlled Thickness Produced in Iran

Nanotech-Now - February 5, 2014 - 7:45am
Materials engineering and metallurgic researchers of University of Tehran succeeded in the creation of a dense nanostructured coating made of titania by combining sol-gel and electrophoresis methods.
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