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'Glowing' new nanotechnology guides cancer surgery, also kills remaining malignant cells

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new way to selectively insert compounds into cancer cells - a system that will help surgeons identify malignant tissues and then, in combination...
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Iranian Scientists Synthesize Biodiesel Fuel from Soya Oil Using Nanocatalysts

Nanotech-Now - January 6, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad succeeded in the production of biodiesel fuel from soya oil to reduce pollutions caused by fossil fuels.
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QD Vision Receives New Funding Round to Meet Growing Demand for Quantum Dot Technology: Industry Veteran Steve Ward Named Executive Chairman

Nanotech-Now - January 5, 2015 - 10:08pm
QD Vision today announced significant new investments to meet surging demand for its Color IQ™ quantum dot technology for televisions and monitors. The new funding will help accelerate the growth of t...
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FLEX™ from CRAIC Technologies: a Flexible UV-visible-NIR Microspectrophotometer Concept

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
FLEX™ is designed as a multi-functional tool able to acquire micro-scale images and spectra from the deep UV to the NIR. Offering transmission, reflectance, fluorescence, Raman as well as a host of o...
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New issue of JONPI out: Volume 5, issue 2 now out!

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The latest issue of Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI) has come marking 6 years of existence.
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Researchers use nanotechnology to engineer ACL replacements: Researchers created a tri-component, synthetic graft for reconstructing torn anterior cruciate ligaments

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Lindsey Vonn. Derrick Rose. Tom Brady. Mickey Mantle. They have all fallen victim to the dreaded pop of the knee. Connecting the femur to the tibia, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture...
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A repulsive material

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
In a world-first achievement published in Nature, scientists from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science in Japan, along with colleagues from the National Institute of Material Science and the U...
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Studies on exotic superfluids in spin-orbit coupled Fermi gases were reviewed

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Ultracold atomic gases have been widely considered as ideal platforms for quantum simulation. Thanks to the clean environment and the highly tunable parameters in these systems, many interesting physi...
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A qubit candidate shines brighter: Precisely placing imperfections called 'nitrogen vacancy centers' within nano-sized diamond structures can boost their fluorescence, a key step toward using the defects in future quantum computers

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
In the race to design the world's first universal quantum computer, a special kind of diamond defect called a nitrogen vacancy (NV) center is playing a big role. NV centers consist of a nitrogen atom...
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CCNY study unveils new half-light half-matter quantum particles

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Prospects of developing computing and communication technologies based on quantum properties of light and matter may have taken a major step forward thanks to research by City College of New York phys...
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Microscopy Reveals how Atom-High Steps Impede Oxidation of Metal Surfaces

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Rust never sleeps. Whether a reference to the 1979 Neil Young album or a product designed to protect metal surfaces, the phrase invokes the idea that corrosion from oxidation-the more general chemical...
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Nanotechnology Applied to Remove Heavy Metallic Ions from Water

Nanotech-Now - January 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanotechnology to produce super bio-magnetic sorbent for the removal of pollutions dissolved in water.
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Semiconductor solder seals nanojoints

Nanotechweb - January 2, 2015 - 9:16am
Chalcogenidometallates could be used to make clean electrical contacts when fabricating tiny transistors and printable electronics and optoelectronics.
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Iranian Scientists Produce Silver Nanoparticles from Eucalyptus Extract

Nanotech-Now - January 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of silver nanoparticles from eucalyptus extract.
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Production of Nanosorbent in Iran to Remove Aromatic Pollutants

Nanotech-Now - January 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman succeeded in the production of a sorbent with comparable advantages over the commercial sorbents in the extraction and removal of pollutant...
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Nanoscientists bag Descartes-Huygens Prize

Nanotechweb - January 2, 2015 - 6:25am
Ludwik Leibler and Willem Vos rewarded for their work in polymer science and nanophotonics respectively.
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