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Effects of Non-straight Carbon Nanotubes on Nanocomposite Properties Investigated in Iran

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
An Iranian researcher from Tehran University used multi-scaled modeling and investigated the effects of the non-straight form of carbon nanotubes on nanocomposite properties in the final material.
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Park Systems Unveils New Park XE15: Powerfully Versatile Atomic Force Microscope With Unique MultiSampleTM Scan

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) products, announces the debut of Park XE15, a powerfully versatile atomic force microscope featuring a unique MultiSampleTM scan....
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New technique targets specific areas of cancer cells with different drugs

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
"Gel-Liposome-Mediated Co-Delivery of Anticancer Membrane-Associated Proteins and Small-Molecule Drugs for Enhanced Therapeutic Efficacy" Authors: Tianyue Jiang, Ran Mo, and Zhen Gu, North Carolina...
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Asylum Research Announces the 4th Euro AFM Forum at Georg-August Universität Göttingen, March 17-19, 2014

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company, in conjunction with Georg-August Universität Göttingen, announces the 4nd Euro AFM Forum to be held March 17-19, 2014. The Euro AFM Forum is...
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New Nano-pore Absorbent Invented for Selective Sorption of Zinc Ion

Nanotech-Now - January 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers of Yazd University synthesized a polymeric absorbent with nanometric pores, which is highly useful in the absorption of zinc element.
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1st International Symposium on Nanoparticles / Nanomaterials and Applications

InterNano - Upcoming Events - January 7, 2014 - 3:08pm
January 20, 2014 - Symposium Subjects: Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Environmental Sciences Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Medicine Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Biology Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Chemistry Toxicology of Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials in Innovation Computational Studies in Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials for Energy Storage

2014 Flexible & Printed Electronics Conference & Exhibition

InterNano - Upcoming Events - January 7, 2014 - 3:08pm
February 3, 2014 - 2014FLEX is a 4-day, multi-disciplinary event addressing global technical and business developments impacting the sectors value and supply chains. The event draws over 600 professionals, representing 350 different organizations, for presentations, meetings, seminars and exhibits. Phoenix Convention Center, Phoeniz, Ariz.

New Packaging Plastic that Protects as Good as Aluminum Foil

National Nanomanufacturing Network - January 7, 2014 - 7:59am
Tera-Barrier Films (TBF) Pte Ltd, a spin-off company from A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering’s (IMRE), has invented a new plastic film using a revolutionary nano-inspired process that makes the material thinner but as effective as aluminium foil in keeping air and moisture at bay. The stretchable plastic could be an alternative for prolonging shelf-life of pharmaceuticals, food and electronics, bridging the gap of aluminium foil and transparent oxide films.

Researchers Find Simple, Cheap Way to Increase Solar Cell Efficiency

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found an easy way to modify the molecular structure of a polymer commonly used in solar cells. Their modificat...
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Synthesis of Non-oxide Materials Applicable in Corrosive Media

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Najafabad and Shahreza Branches of Islamic Azad Universities obtained SiO2-Al2O3-C mixture at nanometric scale to synthesize non-oxide materials by precisely changing the rati...
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Iranian Scientists Improve Properties of Nano Hydroxyapatite Coatings in Implants

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian materials engineering experts studied the mechanism to increase the stability of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles' suspension by using triethanolamine (TEA) additive, its effect on the electrophor...
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Nanoclays Used to Improve Surface Properties of Paper

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanoclay and calcium carbonate particles to improve surface properties of paper, including smoothness and printability, as well as optical properties of printing papers.
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Imaging technology could unlock mysteries of a childhood disease

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
By the time they're two, most children have had respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and suffered symptoms no worse than a bad cold. But for some children, especially premature babies and those with unde...
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Nanocomposites Prove Efficient in Improving Mechanical Properties of Rubber

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Qom University of Technology succeeded in increasing the thermal resistant (lifetime) of ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber and improving its mechanical properties...
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Batteries as they are meant to be seen: In the search for long-lasting, inexpensive rechargeable batteries, researchers develop more realistic methods to study the materials in action

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a way to microscopically view battery electrodes while they are bathed in wet electrolytes, mimicking realistic conditions inside actual batteries. While life sciences rese...
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The world's largest graphene production plant is now operational in China

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
In July we reported that China's Ningbo Morsh Technology is establishing a new graphene production line that will have an annual capacity of 300 tons (or tens of millions of graphene films). The line...
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The University of Valencia creates a low cost thin film photovoltaic device with high energy efficiency

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2014 - 7:45am
A group of researchers led by Hendrik Bolink of the Institut de Ciència Molecular (ICMol) of the Scientific Park of the University of Valencia has developed a thin film low cost photovoltaic device wi...
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AXT and TESCAN Sponsor Joint Conference on Microscopy and Nanotechnology - ACMM23/ICONN2014

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2014 - 8:50pm
AXT Pty Ltd, a leading supplier of microscopes and microscopy-related equipment are proud to announce that they, and their major supplier TESCAN will both be gold sponsors at the upcoming ACMM23/ICONN...
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Veteran Broadcaster Joins CNSE Executive Team, Bringing Wealth of Experience to Further Enhance the NanoCollege's Statewide Media and Marketing Efforts

Nanotech-Now - January 3, 2014 - 7:45am
CNSE VP of Strategic Communications and Public Relations Jerry Gretzinger to help advance SUNY CNSE's unique innovation, education, and economic development missions.
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A science news preview of 2014

Nanotech-Now - January 1, 2014 - 10:04pm
2014 is also the International Year of Crystallography - a new campaign to raise awareness of the wonderful technique that has revealed the secrets of DNA and drug discovery. It will also promote coll...
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