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7 hrs ago | Nanodot

US government report highlights flaws in US nanotechnology effort

Here at Nanodot we often report on basic research that may lie on the path to atomically precise manufacturing, and we also frequently report on nanoscale science and technology research that promises near-term revolutionary developments in medicine, computation, energy and other application areas, but we seldom have anything to say about the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith

11 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

Targeting cancer with a triple threat

Delivering chemotherapy drugs in nanoparticle form could help reduce side effects by targeting the drugs directly to the tumors.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Chemistry, Science

15 hrs ago | CiteULike

Making light of stress

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19 hrs ago | Slashdot

Closing Surgical Incisions With a Paintbrush and Nanoparticles

New submitter BiancaM writes "A group of chemists has shown the power of nanoparticles for closing and healing surgical wounds [ abstract ].

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Science / Technology

Yesterday | Medical News Today

New nanoparticle created for cancer therapy

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Science / Technology, University of Texas at Arlington, Physics, Science, Prostate Cancer

Yesterday | Science Fiction in the News

Self-Assembling Nanoparticles Move Like Tiny Gears

Researchers funded by the US Air Force have been working with silver lattices-alternating layers of crystalline silver nanoparticle clusters and an organic buffer material.

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Related Topix: Robots

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Nanodot

Notes on 2014 Foresight nanotechnology conference

Within the human scope, topics included the integration of nanoscale technologies into social, political, and economic spheres.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Michael Honda, Palo Alto, CA, Startups, Intel, UC Berkeley

Nanodot

Integrating DNA nanotechnology and RNA to transport nanoparticles along nanotubes

Another recent nanotechnology research advance in line with the theme of next month's " Foresight Technical Conference: Integration ", integrating nanodevices and nanomaterials into more complex systems, is the combination of a DNA walker motor, RNA fuel, a carbon nanotube track, and a nanoparticle cargo, all mimicking the biological molecular ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Purdue University, Chemistry

Nanodot

Physicists suppress 'stiction' force that bedevils microscale machinery

Whether or not MEMS technology has use as a development path toward productive nanosystems, or atomically precise manufacturing, is unclear , the problem of stiction in microscale mechanical systems has been used as a canard to criticize proposals for mechanical molecular machine systems.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Physics, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Johnny Depp trades 'clown nose' for serious 'Transcendence'

Johnny Depp has abandoned flashy pirate gear, wigs and other "clown nose" costumes to plunge into the serious, even cerebral "Transcendence," a sci-fi thriller about nanotechnology.

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Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Johnny Depp, Science / Technology, Inception

EurekAlert!

Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair

A deep wound is repaired by applying the aqueous nanoparticle solution. The wound closes in thirty seconds: Phase 1 Skin injury; Phase 2 Application of the solution; Phase 3 Using pressure... A significant breakthrough could revolutionize surgical practice and regenerative medicine.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Pharmaceutical Processing

NanoValent and NanoSmart to Collaborate on Cancer Treatments

NanoSmart and NanoValent, private pharmaceutical companies developing novel cancer pharmaceuticals, have entered into a research collaboration agreement to explore the feasibility of jointly developing an ANA-conjugated liposomal doxorubicin nanoparticle for the treatment of ovarian cancer and other solid tumors.

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

Medical News Today

Ovarian cancer patients may benefit from nanoparticles designed to...

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Holtville Tribune

High-temperature plasmonics eyed for solar, computer innovation

New "plasmonic metamaterials" that operate at high temperatures could radically improve solar cell performance and bring advanced computer data storage technology that uses heat to record information on a magnetic disk.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

PhysOrg Weblog

Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds

Shyam Mohapatra, Ph.D., leads the VA/University of South Florida research team with expertise in nanoparticle technology.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Hispanic Business

Nanotech Security Corp. Announces New Director, Option Grants and Other Shareholder Meeting Results

In other meeting business the shareholders approved the advance notice provisions, the issuance of 234,897 shares to two insiders in connection with the as auditors and approved the 10% option plan.

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Business Journal

Jacksonville researchers receive grant to make innovations in nanotechnology

Christos Lampropoulos and Daniel Santavicca each received $35,000 grants from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, with the university kicking in another $10,000 each.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Physics, Science

Detroit Free Press

AI thriller 'Transcendence' ponders how far you would go to save a loved one

Trailer: 'Transcendence': In 'Transcendence', Johnny Depp plays a brilliant scientist whose mind is allowed to live on and evolve through artificial intelligence, after his body is attacked.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, Science / Technology

Nanodot

Will crowdsourced RNA designs advance nanotechnology?

Back in July of 2012 we noted here the advent of a new online game that allows players to design RNA molecules, and wondered whether it could be part of a crowd-sourced, citizen science path toward high throughput, atomically precise manufacturing.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Science, Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Computers, Stanford University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Data on Nanotechnology Discussed by Researchers at University of Barcelona

Editor at Drug Week -- New research on Nanotechnology is the subject of a report.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Journalism

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