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Chivalrous Knight Does Pro Bono

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:GUD) ("Knight" or the "Company"), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has (1) extended a secured loan of US$15 million to Pro Bon...
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Helium 'balloons' offer new path to control complex materials

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new method to manipulate a wide range of materials and their behavior using only a handful of helium ions.
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The peaks and valleys of silicon: Team of USC Viterbi School of Engineering Researchers introduce new layered semiconducting materials as silicon alternative

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
When the new iPhone came out, customers complained that it could be bent -- but what if you could roll up your too big 6 Plus to actually fit in your pocket? That technology might be available sooner...
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Building a better semiconductor: Research led by Michigan State University could someday lead to the development of new and improved semiconductors

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
In a paper published in the journal Science Advances, the scientists detailed how they developed a method to change the electronic properties of materials in a way that will more easily allow an elect...
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Six top Catalan research centres constitute ‘The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology’ to pursue a joint scientific endeavour

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
• CRG, ICIQ, ICN2,ICFO, IFAE and IRB Barcelona come together in this new institution. • The Barcelona Institute emerges as one of the leading scientific institutes in Europe, ranking fourth in the...
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Opening a new route to photonics Berkeley lab researchers find way to control light in densely packed nanowaveguides

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
A new route to ultrahigh density, ultracompact integrated photonic circuitry has been discovered by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of Cali...
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Green Chemistry Methods Used in Iran to Produce Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used a new method based on green chemistry to synthesize zinc oxide nanoparticles.
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Spain nanotechnology featured at NANO KOREA 2015

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
ICEX Spain Trade and Investment, in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain (Spanish Commercial Office in Seoul) will feature a Spanish participation at NANO KOREA 2015, http://nanokorea.or.kr/, which w...
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Targeted nanoparticles can overcome drug resistance in trypanosomes: A high-tech approach to combat sleeping sickness and potentially other neglected diseases

Nanotech-Now - June 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Sleeping sickness, or African trypanosomiasis, is caused by trypanosome parasites transmitted by tsetse flies and threatens millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease is considered fatal if...
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Perovskites make superior solar cell materials

Nanotechweb - June 26, 2015 - 9:54am
(with video) New measurements on exciton binding energies shed more light on the photovoltaic properties of these semiconductors.
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The quantum spin Hall effect is a fundamental property of light

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
In a paper that crystalizes knowledge from a variety of experiments and theoretical developments, scientists from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science in Japan have demonstrated that the quant...
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New conductive ink for electronic apparel

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections. This new functional ink will enable ele...
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Breakthrough graphene production could trigger revolution in artificial skin development

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
A pioneering new technique to produce high-quality, low cost graphene could pave the way for the development of the first truly flexible 'electronic skin', that could be used in robots.
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Laser spectroscopy: A novel microscope for nanosystems

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics can image the optical properties of individual nanoparticles with a novel microscope.
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Stanford researchers stretch a thin crystal to get better solar cells

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Nature loves crystals. Salt, snowflakes and quartz are three examples of crystals - materials characterized by the lattice-like arrangement of their atoms and molecules.
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Nanometrics to Participate in 7th Annual CEO Investor Summit 2015: Investor Event Held Concurrently With SEMICON West in San Francisco

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, announced today that company management will participate in the 7th Annual CEO Investor Summit 2015, bei...
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Exagan Raises €5.7 Million to Produce High-efficiency GaN-on-Silicon Power-switching Devices on 200mm Wafers: Leti-and-Soitec Spinout Focused on Becoming Leading European Source Of GaN Devices for Solar, Automotive, Telecoms and Infrastructure

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Exagan, a start-up innovator of gallium-nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology that enables smaller and more efficient electrical converters, today announced it has raised €5.7 million in first-round...
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Nanowires could be the LEDs of the future

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest research from the Niels Bohr Institute shows that LEDs made from nanowires will use less energy and provide better light. The researchers studied nanowires using X-ray microscopy and with t...
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Iranian Researchers Synthesize Nanostructures with Controlled Shape, Structure

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University used a new method in their research to produce metal-organic nanostructures with controlled shape and structure.
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Economical Synthesis of Porous Nanostructures with Application in Supercapacitors

Nanotech-Now - June 26, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers synthesized a porous nanostructure that can be used in the production of supercapacitors.
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