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Multiple optical traps economize on laser power

Nanotechweb - April 29, 2014 - 8:15am
Recycling laser power using an interferometer provides single-molecule biophysicists with multiple optical traps that are stable and less energy intensive than previous approaches.
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Nanosponge decoy fights superbug infections: A good disguise enables the nanosponge to soak up toxins from drug-resistant infections or poisons

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Our first instinct with infection in the body is often to find it and get rid of it! But, engineer Liangfang Zhang had another idea. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Zhang and...
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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. ("Aspen Aerogels") announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offerin...
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Fluorescent-based tool reveals how medical nanoparticles biodegrade in real time: May inform development of versatile drug carriers for therapeutic uses in patients

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoparticles have been heralded as a potential "disruptive technology" in biomedicine, a versatile platform that could supplant conventional technologies, both as drug delivery vehicles and diagnosti...
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Stanford scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Stanford scientists have developed faster, more energy-efficient microchips based on the human brain - 9,000 times faster and using significantly less power than a typical PC. This offers greater poss...
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Harris & Harris Group Continues Its Blog Series to Highlight Most Impactful Portfolio Companies With Adesto Technologies Corporation

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, released its blog post on Adesto Technologies Corporation and why it is on the cutting...
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Aculon NanoClear Stencil NanoCoating Solution for Stencils Wins NPI Award

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Aculon, Inc's innovative stencil nanocoating - NanoClear - utilizing Aculon's repellent SAMP treatment has won the 2014 New Product Introduction (NPI) Award from Circuits Assembly in the Screen/Stenci...
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Iranians Produce Nanocomposite from Sugarcane

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from the University of Tehran utilized sugarcane waste to produce nanocomposite film.
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Ames Lab researchers see rare-earth-like magnetic properties in iron

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have observed magnetic properties typically associated with those observed in rare-earth elements in iron. These properties are observed in a...
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How to create nanowires only 3 atoms wide with an electron beam

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Junhao Lin, a Vanderbilt University Ph.D. student and visiting scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has found a way to use a finely focused beam of electrons to create some of the smalle...
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Flexible battery, no lithium required: Rice University lab creates thin-film battery for portable, wearable electronics

Nanotech-Now - April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
A Rice University laboratory has flexible, portable and wearable electronics in its sights with the creation of a thin film for energy storage.
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Facet-controlled nanosheets improve Li-ion batteries

Nanotechweb - April 28, 2014 - 1:37am
Researchers have synthesized single crystalline {010}-oriented nanosheets of lithium iron phosphate
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Governor General to Undertake Visit to the West Coast of the United States of America

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
At the request of the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will conduct a visit to the West Coast...
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Simple Method Suggested for Hormone Determination by Using Nanoparticles

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Khwarizmi University proposed a sensitive, accurate, repeatable and highly cost-effective method to measure tiny amounts of hormones in biological samples.
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Dr. Junyong Zhu Receives 2014 TAPPI Research and Development Technical Award

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Dr. Junyong Zhu, Team Leader, U.S. Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory, has been named winner of the 2014 Research and Development Technical Award and William H. Aiken Prize by TAPPI's Internati...
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START-UP NY Approval for CNSE: Initial Tax-Free START-UP Sites at SUNY CNSE Main Campus, Downtown Albany, and Canandaigua; Additional Future Opportunities Expected at CNSE facilities in Buffalo, Syracuse, and Utica

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
In continued support of Governor Andrew Cuomo's strategic blueprint for innovation-driven economic development across New York, SUNY CNSE today announced approval of its START-UP NY plan.
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Aarhus researcher receives substantial grant

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Morten Schallburg Nielsen from Aarhus University has just received DKK six million from the Lundbeck Foundation to conduct research into how molecules are transported from the blood and into the brain...
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Know your enemy: Oligomers' role in the development of Parkinson's disease

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, have drawn up the most detailed 'image of the enemy' to date of one of the body's most important players in the development of Parkinson's disease. This prov...
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Imec Reports Four Percent Growth for 2013 Fiscal Year End —Continues to Accelerate Innovation Through Global Collaborations and Technological Breakthroughs in Nanoelectronics—

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoelectronics research center imec, today reported the financial results for fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. Revenue for 2013 totaled 332 million euro, a four percent growth from the previous y...
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Multicapacity Microreactor for Catalyst Characterisation

Nanotech-Now - April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
The Hiden Catlab integrated micro-reactor/mass spectrometer(MS) system now addresses an extended applications range with the introduction of enlarged sample capacity options to accommodate sample volu...
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