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19 min ago | EurekAlert!

Engineers develop new sensor to detect tiny individual nanoparticles

The image shows arrays of self-referenced and self-heterodyned Whispering-Gallery Raman microlasers for single nanoparticle detection.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Environment, Science

4 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

New Cancer-Hunting 'Nano-Robots' To Seek And Destroy Tumors

It sounds like a scene from a science fiction novel - an army of tiny weaponized robots traveling around a human body, hunting down malignant tumours and destroying them from within.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, UC Davis

7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

New technique could benefit Alzheimer's diagnosis

Ultrashort-laser pulses were used to write ripples on the surface of sapphire. The self-organised nano-structure of ripples is a perfect sensing surface after coating with a nanometre-thin layer of gold made by evaporation or sputtering.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Science / Technology, Drugs

11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Wageningen University - Artificial virus improves delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals

This virus can potentially be used for the delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals, consisting of large biomolecules, by 'packaging' them in a natural fashion and delivering them to diseased cells.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine, Chemistry, Science

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Nanodot

What kind of nanomachines will advanced nanotechnology use?

Long-term readers of Nanodot will be familiar with the work of Richard Jones, a UK physicist and author of Soft Machines: Nanotechnology and Life , reviewed in Foresight Update Number 55 page 10. Basically Jones follows Eric Drexler's lead in Engines of Creation in arguing that the molecular machinery found in nature provides an existence proof of ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Brain Power: Engineers Researching and Building Computing Systems Inspired by the Human Brain

The goal is to re-design computing systems modeled after the brain's biological processing capabilities to be able to assess and integrate ever-larger quantities of data.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Computers

Hispanic Business

Funding Available for Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

This funding opportunity uses the U54 research grant mechanism. There is no award amount specified for this funding opportunity.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Oncology, Medicine

Medical News Today

Targeted therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma using nanotechnology and the thunder god vine

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the second leading cause of cancer-associated death worldwide.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fibers.org

Banknote security set to increase through new optical features

Nanotech Security has announced that it will acquire Fortress Optical Features, a producer of optical thin-films used as security threads in the banknotes of several currencies, for up to $17.5 million.

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Hispanic Business

Fifth Annual U.S. Symposium at JASIS Organized by Pittcon's Program Chairman Hub MacDonald

After an introduction by JAIMA President will begin with the "Historical Perspective of Nanotechnology" that will include a discussion of the controversies that have occurred over the years.

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Analytical Chemistry

NMR Nanoparticle Diffusometry in Hydrogels: Enhancing Sensitivity and Selectivity

From the diffusional behavior of nanoparticles in heterogeneous hydrogels, quantitative information about submicron structural features of the polymer matrix can be derived.

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Medical News Today

Artificial virus improves delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals

Researchers from Wageningen UR, together with colleagues from the University of Leiden, Eindhoven University of Technology and Radboud University Nijmegen, have successfully developed an artificial virus.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine, Chemistry, Science, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Medicinal GPS: DNA nanotechnology-based approach allows injected drugs to find tumor sites

Schematic for i.v. refilling of drug-delivering devices with therapeutic drugs payloads.

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Science, Industry and Business

A Small Golden Cosmos

The cosmos in miniature: German researchers have produced nanoparticles surrounded by a group of smaller nanoparticles like a planet orbited by satellites.

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Hispanic Business

New Spectroscopy Study Results from Xidian University Described...

Editor at Science Letter -- Research findings on Spectroscopy are discussed in a new report.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings in Physics Research Reported from L.M. Gorghiu and...

Taking this fact into account, new ways for raising the students' interest and motivation should be promoted, mostly based on using digital tools in the teaching/learning process."

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Hispanic Business

Data on Physics Described by Researchers at Quaid-I-Azam University...

The study of copper nanoparticles in the peristaltic literature with water as base fluid is not explored yet for a curved channel."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Mathematics, Science

InformationWeek

Re: Raising the bar or status quo?

Until we see a radically new form factor I'm not expecting anything but further iterations of things like battery life, processors and materials.

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Hispanic Business

New Gold Nanoparticles Findings from Kyoto University Described...

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from , "Gold nanoparticles were incorporated into the hole-transport layer, and subsequently positioned behind the photoactive layer, away from the light-facing side of the solar cell.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

Innova BioSciences Introduces InnovaGOLD Nanoparticles

Innova Biosciences , a specialist provider of bioconjugation products and services, has launched InnovaGOLD, a new range of ultra-high quality gold nanoparticles.

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