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New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

Nanotech-Now - July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This safe, noninvasive method for assessing the function and properties of th...
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Breakthrough laser experiment reveals liquid-like motion of atoms in an ultra-cold cluster: University of Leicester research team unlocks insights into creation of new nano-materials

Nanotech-Now - July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
A new study by researchers from the University of Leicester has furthered our understanding of how tiny nanosystems function, unlocking the potential to create new materials using nanosized 'building...
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Scientists Test Nanoparticle "Alarm Clock" to Awaken Immune Systems Put to Sleep by Cancer

Nanotech-Now - July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center are exploring ways to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells. Tumors protect themselves by tric...
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A*STAR and industry form S$200M semiconductor R&D

Nanotech-Now - July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Four joint laboratories, representing a commitment of S$200m between private and public sectors, were launched today between A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME), and its 10 industry partners...
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Silicene Labs Announces the Launch of Patent-Pending, 2D Materials Composite Index™ : The Initial 2D Materials Composite Index™ for Q2 2014 Is: 857.3; Founders Include World-Renowned Physicist and Seasoned Business and IP Professionals

Nanotech-Now - July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Silicene Labs, LLC, a pioneer in business and industry research on nanomaterials, has created a revolutionary metric to track the development of two-dimensional ("2D") materials -- the Silicene Labs 2...
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Iranian Scientists Produce Transparent Nanocomposite Coatings with Longer Lifetime

Nanotech-Now - July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced transparent nanocomposite coatings with better mechanical properties in comparison with transparent coatings used in industries.
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Hysitron is Awarded TWO R&D 100 Awards for Highly Innovative Technology Developments in the Areas of Extreme Environments and Biological Mechanical Property Testing

Nanotech-Now - July 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Hysitron has received two R&D 100 Awards for its innovation in material testing capabilities in extreme environments and its hybrid optical-mechanical system for biological and soft materials. These a...
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NNCO Announces an Interactive Webinar: Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
What: The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold a public webinar on Thursday, July 31, 2014, to provide a forum to answer questions related to the "Progress Review on the Coordi...
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Compact Vibration Harvester Power Supply with Highest Efficiency Opens Door to “Fix-and-Forget” Sensor Nodes

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
OMRON and Holst Centre/imec have unveiled a prototype of an extremely compact vibrational energy harvesting DC power supply with worlds' highest efficiency. The prototype will be demonstrated at the T...
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Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 15, 2014

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
The management of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: TINY), will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results for its second quarter 2014, to update shareholders and analysts o...
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UCF Nanotech Spinout Developing Revolutionary Battery Technology: Power the Next Generation of Electronics with Carbon

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
A UCF spinout company is at the forefront of perfecting specialized nanotechnology designed to extend the longevity of batteries and superconductors. Batteries will be lighter, stay charged longer and...
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Deadline Announced for Registration in 7th Int'l Nanotechnology Festival in Iran

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
The deadline for the first stage of registration for participation in Iran Nano 2014 Exhibition is 6 August 2014, and it will not be extended.
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A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), the Vienna University of Technology and the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University Lublin have succeeded in embedding nearly perfect sem...
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Nano-sized Chip "Sniffs Out" Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs: TAU researcher's groundbreaking sensor detects miniscule concentrations of hazardous materials in the air

Nanotech-Now - July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Security forces worldwide rely on sophisticated equipment, trained personnel, and detection dogs to safeguard airports and other public areas against terrorist attacks. A revolutionary new electronic...
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Quadrumer nanostructure amplifies optical signals

Nanotechweb - July 25, 2014 - 1:59am
New Raman scattering technique can accurately identify individual molecules containing less than 20 atoms.
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NNCO Webinar on Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the NNI 2011 EHS Research Strategy

InterNano - Upcoming Events - July 24, 2014 - 10:00am
July 31, 2014 - The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a public webinar on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The purpose of this webinar is to provide a forum to answer questions related to the Federal Government\'s Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy. Discussion during the webinar will focus on the research activities undertaken by NNI agencies to advance the current state of the science as highlighted in the progress review. Representative research activities as provided in the Progress Review will be discussed in the context of the 2011 NNI EHS Research Strategy\'s six core research areas: Nanomaterial Measurement Infrastructure, Human Exposure Assessment, Human Health, the Environment, Risk Assessment and Risk Management Methods, and Informatics and Modeling.

Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative ...

National Nanomanufacturing Network - July 24, 2014 - 3:53am
The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a public webinar on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 12 pm to 1 pm EDT. The purpose of this webinar is to provide a forum to answer questions related to the Federal Government's “Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy.” Discussion during the webinar will focus on the research activities undertaken by NNI agencies to advance the current state of the science as highlighted in the progress review. Representative research activities as provided in the Progress Review will be discussed in the context of the 2011 NNI EHS Research Strategy's six core research areas: Nanomaterial Measurement Infrastructure, Human Exposure Assessment, Human Health, the Environment, Risk Assessment and Risk Management Methods, and Informatics and Modeling. A moderator will identify relevant questions and pose them to the panel of NNI agency representatives during the live webinar. Due to time constraints, not all questions may be addressed. The moderator reserves the right to group similar questions and to skip questions, as appropriate. Please send your questions to webinar@nnco.nano.gov. (mailto:webinar@nnco.nano.gov%3cmailto:webinar@nnco.nano.gov) Details: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12 pm – 1 pm EDTLog in information and event details at http://www.nano.gov/2014webinar (http://www.nano.gov/2014webinar).A public copy of the “Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy” can be accessed at www.nano.gov/2014EHSProgressReview (http://www.nano.gov/2014EHSProgressReview). The 2011 NNI EHS Research Strategy can be accessed at www.nano.gov/node/681 (http://www.nano.gov/node/681).Source: Federal Register (https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/07/22/2014-17189/national-nanotechnology-coordination-office)

Molybdenite defects go mesoscale

Nanotechweb - July 24, 2014 - 1:23am
New non-destructive microscopy technique will be crucial for optimizing the growth of large-area MoS2 atomic layers for a wide variety of device applications.
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Transistors go transient

Nanotechweb - July 23, 2014 - 9:23am
Temporary carbon nanotube-based electronic devices “disappear” once they have served their purpose.
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Researchers create vaccine for dust-mite allergies Main Page Content: Vaccine reduced lung inflammation to allergens in lab and animal tests

Nanotech-Now - July 23, 2014 - 7:45am
If you're allergic to dust mites (and chances are you are), help may be on the way. Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally s...
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