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Microtubes create cozy space for neurons to grow, and grow fast

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Tiny, thin microtubes could provide a scaffold for neuron cultures to grow so that researchers can study neural networks, their growth and repair, yielding insights into treatment for degenerative neu...
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Graphene-Toughened Composites – A Milestone for Next Generation Aerospace Structures? Plasma functionalisation technology produces significant improvements in mechanical performance and damage tolerance in carbon fibre composites

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2014 - 7:45am
The School of Engineering at Cardiff University and Haydale have announced new research demonstrating significant improvements in mechanical performance including impact resistance in carbon fibre com...
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Iranian Scientists Use Nanodrugs to Treat Cancer

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tehran University of Medical Sciences studied the possibility of application of nanotechnology in targeted drug delivery systems to treat cancer.
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Harris & Harris Group Reports Financial Statements as of September 30, 2014

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, reported today that, as of September 30, 2014, its net asset value and net asset value...
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Heat Transfer Sets the Noise Floor for Ultrasensitive Electronics

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of engineers and scientists has identified a source of electronic noise that could affect the functioning of instruments operating at very low temperatures, such as devices used in radio telesc...
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NanoThinking unveils NanoTechValley, the reference platform for collaboration in nanotechnology

Nanotech-Now - November 12, 2014 - 7:45am
Following a conception period in close connection with innovation and nanotechnology professionals, NanoThinking now offers NanoTechValley : a collaborative platform dedicated to providers and users o...
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Implementation of DNA Chains in Designing Nanospin Pieces

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers from Iran University of Science and Technology studied the possibility of using DNA chains in designing spin pieces.
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Neural Canals Produced in Iran for Recovery of Sciatica Nerve

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Neural canals were produced in a joint research carried out by Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University and National Cell Bank of Pasteur Institute of Iran to recover the damaged periphera...
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NEI Development Update on NANOMYTE® TC-5001, a Protective Coating for Zinc-Plated and Galvanized Steel

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
NEI Corporation has issued a product update, following the successful introduction of NANOMYTE® TC‐5001 - a nanotechnology-enabled, anti-corrosion coating for zinc‐plated and hot‐dip...
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SEMATECH Names Ronald Goldblatt Permanent Chief Executive Officer

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
SEMATECH, the global consortium of semiconductor manufacturers, today announced that Dr. Ronald Goldblatt has been named President and Chief Executive Officer by the company's Board of Directors, effe...
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How to make mobile batteries last longer by controlling energy flows at nano-level

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Electronic devices waste a lot of energy by producing useless heat. This is one of the main reasons our mobiles use up battery power so quickly. Researchers at University of Luxembourg have made a lea...
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Production of Biodegradable Nanocomposites of Wheat Gluten in Iran

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology used wheat proteins to produce a new generation of biodegradable nanocomposites with applications in different industries, specially packaging...
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Iranian Scientists Investigate Effective Parameters on Structure of Graphene Sheets

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Mashhad Branch of Islamic Azad University studied different parameters effective on the mechanical properties of graphene sheets under load.
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ORNL thermomagnetic processing method provides path to new materials

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
For much the same reason LCD televisions offer eye-popping performance, a thermomagnetic processing method developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can advance the perform...
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QUT leading the charge for panel-powered car

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
A car powered by its own body panels could soon be driving on our roads after a breakthrough in nanotechnology research by a QUT team.
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Manipulating complex molecules by hand: New method in scanning probe microscopy: Jülich researchers create a word using 47 molecules

Nanotech-Now - November 10, 2014 - 7:45am
Jülich scientists have developed a new control technique for scanning probe microscopes that enables the user to manipulate large single molecules interactively using their hands. Until now, only simp...
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Topological insulator goes superconducting

Nanotechweb - November 10, 2014 - 5:11am
First experimental observation of Cooper pairs in a half-Dirac gas.
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Nanoalloy can be two-faced

Nanotechweb - November 10, 2014 - 4:05am
New phase map of copper-nickel shows that the material can be either “mixed” or “Janus”.
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Golden Approach to High-speed DNA Reading: Berkeley Researchers Create Unique Graphene Nanopores with Optical Antennas for DNA Sequencing

Nanotech-Now - November 8, 2014 - 7:45am
High-speed reading of the genetic code should get a boost with the creation of the world's first graphene nanopores - pores measuring approximately 2 nanometers in diameter - that feature a "built-in"...
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'Direct writing' of diamond patterns from graphite a potential technological leap

Nanotech-Now - November 8, 2014 - 7:45am
Direct Laser Writing of Nanodiamond Films from Graphite under Ambient Conditions Qiong Nian, Yuefeng Wang, Yingling Yang, Ji Li, Martin Y. Zhang, Jiayi Shao, Liang Tang & Gary J. Cheng Purd...
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