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1 hr ago | The Argus
The Brighton artist explores the possibilities of nanotechnology using solar energy and finding cost-effective methods to desalinate sea water which, in turn, has produced stunning images. The images - from a butterfly's wings to the cells in beef - would be invisible to the naked eye but the sculptor has blown them up large enough for people to see the beauty of the nano world.
2 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
There were a total of 263 conference proceeding papers submitted for the conference; 180 oral presentations and 83 posters. The winning paper was one of the seven finalists selected.
6 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
The World Health Organisation's battle against polio has a new weapon after joining forces with Vaxxas, the biotechnology company responsible for developing revolutionary vaccine delivery method the Nanopatch. WHO will undertake a research collaboration with Vaxxas, a start-up company that spun out from The University of Queensland.
In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be presented with awards from the , the IDEAS2 awards recognize outstanding achievement in engineering and architecture on structural steel projects across the country. The IDEAS2 award is the highest, most prestigious honor bestowed on building projects by the structural steel industry in the U.S. and recognizes the importance of teamwork, coordination and collaboration in fostering successful construction projects.
College officials hope to begin offering courses toward a new associate's degree in nanotechnology in spring 2015. Nanotechnology involves controlling and manipulating supersmall particles to create new products and processes in advanced manufacturing, according to the National Nanotechnology Initiative.
The acquisition of Fortress Optical Features will serve as a platform to accelerate commercialization of Nanotech's technology by integrating it into Fortress Optical's product line by adding KolourOptik images to the OTF threads. The acquisition includes Fortress Optical Features' state-of-the-art building and vacuum metal deposition equipment, located near .
Novavax, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants, today announced that enrollment has begun in a Phase 2 clinical trial of its respiratory syncytial virus F-protein nanoparticle vaccine candidate , in healthy women in the third trimester of pregnancy. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of the RSV F Vaccine, in women in their third trimester of pregnancy.
Erie Community College received word Tuesday it has received a major state grant to aid the development of a new program in nanotechnology. The program will be hosted at ECC's Amherst campus.
Nanoscience and nanotechnology innovations were introduced as one of the four aspects that will receive the Mustafa Prize. The Mustafa Prize will be awarded to an innovative and advanced scientific activity that increases our knowledge about the micrometric world, and gives benefit to the human society with the aim of developing nanotechnology and nanoscience and highlighting the potentials of the young knowledge.
Food retailers need to evolve packaging techniques to increase the shelf-life of the packed food material along with increasing food safety and quality. Keeping this in mind, food processing companies have started using certain new packaging techniques, such as nano-enabled packaging.
A new mobile device that looks like an iPad uses a single drop of blood or saliva to diagnose some of the world's most devastating diseases. "With this nanotechnology, the diagnosis is one hour or less, and that is an amazing game changer.
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 15, 2014 / Nanotech Security Corp. , today announced that its Director of Investor Relations, Sean Peasgood will present on behalf of Nanotech at the 5th Annual Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference in New York, New York. Mr. Peasgood's presentation is scheduled for Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 12pm to 12:30pm EDT.
Graphene Frontiers L.L.C., a Philadelphia technology start-up, will partner with the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany to develop next-generation graphene-based processes, technologies, and techniques for application in the consumer electronics industry. The University City company's work thus far has been in medical diagnostics and environmental monitoring.
Further, we believe we are the only company that has two separate and distinct delivery technologies, SMARTICLES and tkRNAi , in clinical development. Finally, we are the only company with an orally administered RNAi-based therapeutic in clinical development - the Company's CEQ508 for the treatment of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis.
A second tranche pursuant to the previously announced financing of up to . Each subscription receipt will automatically convert into one Nanotech common share and one-half of a common share purchase warrant of Nanotech upon completion of the acquisition of Fortress Optical.
A variety of nanoparticles have been designed for multiple nanomedical purposes. An article at KurzweilAI.net presents news from UC Davis of a "nanoporphyrin" platform for developing multifunctional nanoparticles based upon treelike dendrimer structures made using porphyrin, cholic acid, amino acids, and polyethylene glycol " A multifunctional medical nanoparticle ": Researchers at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and other institutions have created biocompatible multitasking nanoparticles that could be used as contrast agents to light up tumors for MRI and PET scans or deliver chemo and other therapies to destroy tumors.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:05 pm
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