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Scientists disagree on responsible research

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Science and responsibility Responsible research has been put firmly on the political agenda with, for instance, EU's Horizon 2020 programme in which all research projects must show how they contrib...
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TMC13 Deposition Rate Controller now supports Multi-Crystal sensors

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The latest TMC13 Deposition Rate Controller from Henniker Scientific is further extended with 0.01Hz frequency resolution and support for multi-crystal sensors with each crystal being controlled indiv...
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Graphene 2014: outstanding program is online 700 attendees registered

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene 2014, the International Conference & Exhibition on Graphene, to be held in Toulouse (France), from May 06-09 announces the online program.
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Graphene nanoribbons as electronic switches: A new theoretical study shows the conductivity conditions under which graphene nanoribbons can become switches in externally controlled electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
One of graphene's most sought-after properties is its high conductivity. Argentinian and Brazilian physicists have now successfully calculated the conditions of the transport, or conductance mechanism...
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Domain walls in nanowires cleverly set in motion: Important prerequisite for the development of nano-components for data storage and sensor technology / Publication in Nature Communications

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have achieved a major breakthrough in the development of methods of information processing in nanomagnets. Using a new trick, they have been ab...
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Scalable CVD process for making 2-D molybdenum diselenide: Rice, NTU scientists unveil CVD production for coveted 2-D semiconductor

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoengineering researchers at Rice University and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have unveiled a potentially scalable method for making one-atom-thick layers of molybdenum diselenide -...
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Trees go high-tech: process turns cellulose into energy storage devices

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Based on a fundamental chemical discovery by scientists at Oregon State University, it appears that trees may soon play a major role in making high-tech energy storage devices.
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Microwaves reverse magnetization

Nanotechweb - April 9, 2014 - 6:37am
New technique might be used to optimize hard drive writing times or help advance new MRAM device technologies
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First principles shine a light on LED design

Nanotechweb - April 9, 2014 - 5:35am
Studies of light-emitting diodes based on diffusion theory rather than simulations will for the first time allow lighting engineers to predict LED behaviour.
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Harris & Harris Group Notes Mersana's Collaboration Agreement With Subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.

Nanotech-Now - April 9, 2014 - 1:03am
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by portfolio company, Mersana Therapeutics, Inc., that it has e...
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