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17 hrs ago | CiteULike

Information snapshots: What Google searches really tell us about emerging technologies

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet

22 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Groundbreaking sensor detects miniscule concentrations of hazardous materials in the air

Security forces worldwide rely on sophisticated equipment, trained personnel, and detection dogs to safeguard airports and other public areas against terrorist attacks.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Science / Technology, Chemistry, Science, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Safari Books Online

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety, 2nd Edition

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety, Second Edition focuses not only on the impact of nanotechnology and the discipline of nanotoxicity, but also explains each of these disciplines through in the context of management requirements and via risk scenarios - providing an overview of regulation, risk management, and exposure.

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Improvement of Anticorrosive Properties of Zinc-Rich Coatings Using Nanocomposites

The researchers believe that the two properties of high electrical conduction and low permeability of the suggested nanocomposite are the cause of the improvement.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Collective Plasmonic Resonances on Arrays of Cysteine-Functionalized Silver Nanoparticle Aggregates

On the basis of comparative study of spectra registered experimentally and computed numerically, the simplest linear and wavy aggregate array geometries resulting in splitting according to the measurements were determined.

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R & D

Nanoparticle "alarm clock" may awaken immune systems put to sleep by cancer

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Immunology, Biology, Science

Science Daily

Nanoparticle 'alarm clock' tested to awaken immune systems put to sleep by cancer

Researchers are exploring ways to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Immunology, Weird

Science Daily

Breakthrough Laser Experiment Reveals Liquid-Like Motion of Atoms Within an Ultra-Cold Cluster

A new study has furthered our understanding of how tiny nanosystems function, unlocking the potential to create new materials using nanosized 'building blocks'.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Physics, Science, Chemistry

Wireless Design & Development

Meaghan's Minute: Sniffing Out Explosives

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices , researchers at Tel Aviv University's School of Chemistry and Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology have developed a revolutionary electronic chip with nano-sized chemical sensors to pick up the scent of explosives molecules better than a detection dog's nose.

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Hispanic Business

Recent Findings from Hanyang University Has Provided New Information...

Here we demonstrate a set of three techniques that add functionality to the surface of protein microspheres."

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

United States : MAGNOLIA develops NANOTECHNOLOGY to raise performance ...

With the aim of increasing performance and lower costs, using nano-structured optical coatings that can minimize reflection losses and enhance light trapping, declared that it is starting up the application of nanotechnology for both flexible CIGS and III-V solar cells.

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Upconversion Emission Enhancement of NaYF4:Yb,Er Nanoparticles by...

Metal nanoparticle plasmons or the photonic crystal effect are being widely used to modify luminescence properties of materials.

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Nanodot

Building biological molecular machines as an open source path to advanced nanotechnology

A popular added event at the February 2014 Foresight Conference was the B.R.AI.N.S Immortalist Audit focusing on what self-described "Life-Extensionists" are doing to cure disease and extend healthy human life, and how attendees could help.

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Reports Outline Nanoparticles Findings from National Institute of...

Although gold nanoparticle -based immunoassays offer high sensitivity, they were unable to quantitatively detect targets of interest most likely due to their very narrow linear ranges."

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St. Petersburg Times

USF professor says nanotechnology holds key to curing cancer

About a dozen researchers are splitting fibers in pursuit of a cure for cancer in a third floor research lab on the edge of the University of South Florida campus.

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

Chemistry World

Europe mulls best way to handle nanotech

Nanomaterials can end up in all sorts of items. Now there is a drive in Europe to get manufacturers to declare them © Shutterstock In June, Denmark introduced a law requiring companies manufacturing or importing products containing nanomaterials to record this on a register.

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Science Daily

Nano-sized chip picks up scent of explosives molecules better than dog's nose

A groundbreaking nanotechnology-inspired sensor picks up the scent of explosives molecules better than a detection dog's nose.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Terrorism, Chemistry, Science

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Self-assembling nanoparticle could improve MRI scanning for cancer diagnosis

The nanoparticle is coated with a special protein, which looks for specific signals given off by tumours, and when it finds a tumour it begins to interact with the cancerous cells.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Stanford researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes

Editor at Biotech Week -- An inexpensive, portable, microchip-based test for diagnosing type-1 diabetes could improve patient care worldwide and help researchers better understand the disease, according to the device's inventors at the in Nature Medicine, the test employs nanotechnology to detect type-1 diabetes outside hospital settings.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Science / Technology, Inventions, Endocrinology, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

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New Cancer Gene Therapy Findings from S. Gebremedhin and Colleagues...

Editor at Cancer Gene Therapy Week -- Current study results on Biotechnology have been published.

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