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2 hrs ago | Northwestern University

Chad Mirkin Named Faculty Fellow in Pentagon Program

For the second time, Northwestern University's Chad A. Mirkin , a world-renowned leader in nanotechnology research and its application, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense as a fellow in the department's National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows program.

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4 hrs ago | CNN

Nanotechnology and the Mexico Social Security Administration

Nanotechnology has its place in green buildings and there is much skepticism when anyone talks about 'liquid insulation' as it sounds both unbelievable and like no technology out there today.

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7 hrs ago | Science Daily

Supermaterial gives rejected drugs a new chance

More than 80 percent of all drug candidates in the pharma R&D suffer from poor solubility and are therefore rejected early in the drug discovery process.

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10 hrs ago | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

New nanotech excipient offers cheaper solubility option say scientists

Scientists in Sweden have developed a magnesium carbonate-based excipient they claim is a low-cost nanotech alternative to silica for drugmakers struggling to formulate insoluble APIs.

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13 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals: Is The Clinical Hold Sell-Off A Buying Opportunity?

Tekmira is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing RNAi therapeutics. Tekmira leverages their extensive drug development and delivery expertise by advancing drugs based on their lipid nanoparticle delivery technology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, Science / Technology, Healthcare Law, Law, Pharmacology

17 hrs ago | SFGate

Newly Published Inorganic and Composite Printed Electronics 2014-2024: MarketResearchReports.Biz

Market Resarch Reports.Biz include new market research report "Inorganic And Composite Printed Electronics 2014-2024: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports.

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21 hrs ago | Nanotechweb.org

Atomistic simulations elucidate the mechanism of heat dissipation and ...

Recent research by Zhiping Xu's group in the Department of Engineering Mechanics and Center for Nano and Micro Mechanics elucidates the mechanism of heat dissipation in molecular junctions and identifies the critical power to maintain their thermal stabilities.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CiteULike

Cell-Based Biosensor to Report DNA Damage in Micro- and Nanosystems

Understanding how newly engineered micro- and nanoscale materials and systems that interact with cells impact cell physiology is crucial for the development and ultimate adoption of such technologies.

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CiteULike

New Insight into the Stability of CaCO3 Surfaces and Nanoparticles via Molecular Simulation

Using updated and improved atomistic models for the polymorphs of calcium carbonate and their constituent ions in solution, we revisit the question of surface energetics and nanoparticle stability.

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Science Daily

More than glitter: how gold nanoparticles easily penetrate cells,...

A special class of tiny gold particles can easily slip through cell membranes, making them good candidates to deliver drugs directly to target cells.

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Mail & Guardian

Light on the fight against cancer

Nyokong is a multi-award winning research professor from Rhodes University. Photodynamic therapy is a technique that uses laser treatment to activate the drugs to kill off specific cancer cells.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, South Africa, Africa, World News

Hispanic Business

RNCOS - Business Consulting Services: Nanotechnology in Cancer...

Nanotechnology is a growing interdisciplinary technology. The nanotechnology-based products are now in demand and finding applications in almost each and every industry in a big way.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Time for open discussion of nanoparticles in our food

NanotechnolOGY and nanoparticles have been around for some time. In fact, consumers have been eating nanoparticles for years without being aware they are in their food.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Inside Bay Area

The future is now: Neural implants may hold key to unlocking brain's mysteries

Team leader Satinderpall Pannu holds a disc with 12 artificial retina receptors that shows one of the stages of the manufacturing process at the Center for Micro and Nano technology at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Livermore, Calif.

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CBS Local

All HIV Not Created Equal; New Research At UM May Lead To Drugs To Target Virus

New research at the University of Michigan may lead to drugs to target the HIV virus.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Nanodot

The NNI Debate of 2014

Just when it seemed like debate over the National Nanotechnology Initiative was a thing of the past , disagreements regarding re-authorization and budget cuts are prompting politicians and researchers to take a detailed look at what the program supports and what it is achieving.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, Representative Larry Bucshon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Small Business, Personal Finance, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Democrat, University of Texas at Austin

Nanodot

Novel properties for nanotechnology rebar-graphene reinforced with carbon nanotubes

Nanotubes with added carbon side chains are spin coated onto a substrate and heated to form rebar graphene in a process invented at Rice University.

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Nanodot

DNA nanotechnology replicates enzyme cascade

Five years ago this blog pointed to progress in using DNA scaffolding to organize functional modules for use in the modular molecular composite nanosystems route to atomically precise productive nanosystems.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Arizona State University, Biology, Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry

Nanodot

Expanded DNA alphabet provides more options for nanotechnology

Long-time readers of Nanodot may remember the section of Chapter 15 of Nanosystems in which Drexler explores options for producing easier to design proteins for the protein engineering path toward atomically precise manufacturing by incorporating specially chosen amino acids in addition to the 20 genetically encoded amino acids.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Chemistry, Science, Biology, La-Jolla, CA, Genetics, Medicine, E. Coli, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KurzweilAI.net

Unusual 3D nanostructure could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage

An unusual three-dimensional porous nanostructure called pillared boron nitride could achieve a balance of strength, toughness, and ability to transfer heat that could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage, and composite materials that perform multiple functions, Rice University engineers have discovered.

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