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Nano-antioxidants prove their potential: Rice-led study shows how particles quench damaging superoxides

Nanotech-Now - February 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Injectable nanoparticles that could protect an injured person from further damage due to oxidative stress have proven to be astoundingly effective in tests to study their mechanism.
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Corrosion Resistance of Copper Increased by Nanocoatings

Nanotech-Now - February 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Uremia University succeeded in the production of a new type of nanocoating to increase the corrosion resistance of copper.
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Binding bad: Buckyballs offer environmental benefits - In Rice University study, treated carbon-60 molecules remove metals from liquids

Nanotech-Now - February 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Treated buckyballs not only remove valuable but potentially toxic metal particles from water and other liquids, but also reserve them for future use, according to scientists at Rice University.
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Research shows benefits of silicon carbide for sensors in harsh environments: Advantages identified across industries

Nanotech-Now - February 10, 2015 - 7:45am
The use of silicon carbide as a semiconductor for mechanical and electrical sensor devices is showing promise for improved operations and safety in harsh working environments, according to new researc...
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UCLA and USC scientists devise breakthrough technique for mapping temperature in tiny electronic devices: Approach could lead to better designs for computer chips

Nanotech-Now - February 10, 2015 - 7:45am
Overheating is a major problem for the microprocessors that run our smartphones and computers. But a team of UCLA and USC scientists have made a breakthrough that should enable engineers to design mic...
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Prickly structure rethinks catalyst supports

Nanotechweb - February 10, 2015 - 6:42am
A sea-urchin-shaped titania structure with an iron core provides a unique support for effective use and re-use of gold nanoparticle catalysts.
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Iranian Researchers Design Low-Price Nano-Method for Water Treatment

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers designed a new cost-effective method for water purification, separating heavy metals from water using nano-technology.
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Production of New Nanocatalyst in Iran with Application in Pharmaceutical, Oil Industries

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Birjand University used nanotechnology and produced a magnetic nanocatalyst that can be used many times without any reduction in its activity.
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Toronto-based Environmental Technology Pioneer Green Earth Nano Science Expands in EU

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Green Earth Nano Science has signed an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with CleanShield Denmark to bring GENS NANO and SOLARSTUCCO self-cleaning coatings, and AGRIHIT biodegradable cleaners, organic...
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Cesium atoms shaken, not stirred, to create elusive excitation in superfluid

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists discovered in 1937 that liquid helium-4, when chilled to extremely low temperatures, became a superfluid that could leak through glass, overflow its containers, or eternally gush like a fou...
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Iranian Scientists Find Solution to Measure Species Existing in Liquids

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC) proposed a solution to measure the desired species in liquids by using XRF device.
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Production of Nanocatalyst Applicable in Synthesis of Organic Compounds

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of a new nanocatalyst which eliminates the need for application of organic solvents in the synthesis of organic compounds.
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Innovnano announces its certification to ISO 9001 standard: Dedicated to the development of nanostructured materials and advanced ceramics

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Innovnano (www.innovnano-materials.com), an expert manufacturer of high performance ceramic powders, today announces its certification by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) to ISO 9001 standard...
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Graphene senses DNA hybridization and kills bacteria

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, among the many interesting predicted applications, is an excellent material for biosensing and medical purposes. Graphenea's scientific team collaborated with researchers from France's CNRS...
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Turing also present at the nanoscale

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
In the world of single atoms and molecules governed by chaotic fluctuations, is the spontaneous formation of Turing patterns possible - the same ones that are responsible for the irregular yet periodi...
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The power of light-matter coupling: A theoretical study shows that strong ties between light and organic matter at the nanoscale open the door to modifying these coupled systems' optical, electronic or chemical properties

Nanotech-Now - February 8, 2015 - 7:45am
Light and matter can be so strongly linked that their characteristics become indistinguishable. These light-matter couplings are referred to as polaritons. Their energy oscillates continuously between...
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New understanding of electron behavior at tips of carbon nanocones could help provide candidates

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
One of the ways of improving electrons manipulation is though better control over one of their inner characteristics, called spin. This approach is the object of an entire field of study, known as spi...
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STMicroelectronics Leads European Research Project to Develop Next-Generation Optical MEMS: Extension to a project launched in 2013 builds on current efforts to enable technologies for next-generation applications

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has revealed its leadership of Lab4MEMS II, an extension that builds on...
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FEI and the National Center for Protein Sciences Beijing Launch Training & Research Facility for Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
The Tsinghua Branch of National Center for Protein Sciences Beijing will be a focal point in Asia for research with the first complete cryo-electron microscopy workflow for structural biology.
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DELSEY by Philippe Starck DELSEY Launches New Collection by Philippe Starck

Nanotech-Now - February 6, 2015 - 7:45am
In association with Philippe Starck, renowned French creator, designer and architect, DELSEY is reinventing the world of travel with the launch of STARCKTRIP, a new collection of luggage conceived on...
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