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Nanoscale Mirrored Cavities Amplify, Connect Quantum Memories: Advance could lead to quantum computing and the secure transfer of information over long-distance fiber optic networks

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
The idea of computing systems based on controlling atomic spins just got a boost from new research performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE...
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Detecting chemical weapons with a color-changing film

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
In today's world, in which the threat of terrorism looms, there is an urgent need for fast, reliable tools to detect the release of deadly chemical warfare agents (CWAs). In the journal ACS Macro Lett...
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Joint international research project leads to a breakthrough in terahertz spectroscopy

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Although terahertz spectroscopy has great potential, especially for environmental monitoring and security screening applications, it previously could not be used effectively to study nanocrystals or m...
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Iranian Researchers Planning to Produce Edible Insulin

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers of Tehran University of Medical Sciences studied and produced a Nano drug system at laboratorial scale to achieve edible insulin.
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Nanoparticles that deliver oligonucleotide drugs into cells described in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Therapeutic oligonucleotide analogs represent a new and promising family of drugs that act on nucleic acid targets such as RNA or DNA; however, their effectiveness has been limited due to difficulty c...
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'Bulletproof' battery: Kevlar membrane for safer, thinner lithium rechargeables

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
New battery technology from the University of Michigan should be able to prevent the kind of fires that grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliners in 2013.

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Spider electro-combs its sticky nano-filaments

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
A spider commonly found in garden centres in Britain is giving fresh insights into how to spin incredibly long and strong fibres just a few nanometres thick.
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JPK opens new expanded offices in Berlin to meet the growing demand for products worldwide

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, has moved to a new and expanded suite of offices and laboratories with incr...
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Researchers Make Magnetic Graphene: UC Riverside research could lead to new multi-functional electronic devices

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, a one-atom thick sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice, has many desirable properties. Magnetism alas is not one of them. Magnetism can be induced in graphene by doping it wi...
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Pittcon News: Renishaw adds to the comprehensive imaging options available with its inVia confocal Raman microscope

Nanotech-Now - January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Renishaw, a world leader in metrology and spectroscopy technologies, will be exhibiting at Pittcon 2015 & giving a paper on transmission Raman imaging.
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Hedgehog particles break the rules

Nanotechweb - January 29, 2015 - 5:33am
Spiky structures dissolve in both hydrophobic and hydrophilic solvents – without being “chemically camouflaged”.
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Nanometrics to Present at the Stifel 2015 Technology, Internet and Media Conference

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced that company management is scheduled to present at the Stifel 2015 Technology, Internet...
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Nanoliposomes Help Efforts to Cure Bacterial Infections

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences applied nanotechnology to treat bacterial infections.
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Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Announces New OEM Customer

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced that the Company's patented thermal insulation and protective coat...
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Carbon nanoballs can greatly contribute to sustainable energy supply

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered that the insulation plastic used in high-voltage cables can withstand a 26 per cent higher voltage if nanometer-sized carbon balls are...
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The laser pulse that gets shorter all by itself: Ultrashort laser pulses have become an indispensable tool for atomic and molecular research; A new technology makes creating short infrared pulses easy and cheap

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
In a marathon, everyone starts at roughly the same place at roughly the same time. But the faster runners will gradually increase their lead, and in the end, the distribution of runners on the street...
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New pathway to valleytronics

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
A potential avenue to quantum computing currently generating quite the buzz in the high-tech industry is "valleytronics," in which information is coded based on the wavelike motion of electrons moving...
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Stomach acid-powered micromotors get their first test in a living animal

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have shown that a micromotor fueled by stomach acid can take a bubble-powered ride inside a mouse. These tiny motors, each about one-fifth the wi...
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Entanglement on a chip: Breakthrough promises secure communications and faster computers

Nanotech-Now - January 28, 2015 - 7:45am
Unlike Bilbo's magic ring, which entangles human hearts, engineers have created a new micro-ring that entangles individual particles of light, an important first step in a whole host of new technologi...
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Triggering mineralization Nature’s way

Nanotechweb - January 28, 2015 - 5:27am
In situ electron microscopy reveals the role acidic polymers play in allowing living organisms to form minerals.
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