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3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Studies from American University Describe New Findings in Nanoparticles

In this study, a simple colorimetric gold nanoparticle assay was developed for rapid and sensitive detection of urinary HAase activity."

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | State Press

Lego to bring creativity to new nanotechnology class

Colorful Lego pieces will help students think outside the box while trying to bridge an idea with its tangible representation at a new nanotechnology class planned for fall 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

11 hrs ago | Investopedia

Is The Nanotech Craze Over? Not For These 2 Stocks

A couple of months ago, the fund planners at Invesco PowerShares closed the book on one of the most unusual chapters in investing history, announcing a move to shut down the PowerShares Lux Nanotech Portfolio exchange-traded fund .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Financial Markets, Scientific Instruments, Semiconductors, Electronics, FEI, Altair Nanotechnologies, Chemicals, Biotech, Flamel Technologies SA, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

14 hrs ago | Science Daily

Gold nanoparticles help target, quantify breast cancer segments in a living cell

A way to detect and measure cancer levels in a living cell by using tiny gold particles with tails of synthetic DNA has been developed by scientists.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Purdue University

15 hrs ago | Pulp & Paper Canada

Alberta-Pacific's Ward will speak at TAPPI nanotechnology conference

Al Ward of Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries and Imerys FiberLean's Per Swending will be keynote presenters at the TAPPI nanotechnology conference in Vancouver.

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19 hrs ago | Fibers.org

Perfect nanospheres using ultrashort laser pulses

A new technique has been developed that uses ultrafast laser pulses to print nanoparticles.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

21 hrs ago | Nanodot

Comment on Physicists suppress 'stiction' force that...

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

Yesterday | Soft Machines

New Dawn Fades?

Before K. Eric Drexler devised and proselytised for his particular, visionary, version of nanotechnology, he was an enthusiast for space colonisation, closely associated with another, older, visionary for a that hypothetical technology - the Princeton physicist Gerard O'Neill.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Nanoelectronics: The Global Market to 2020

This 240 page report covers the raft of applications and end products enabled by nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the electronics sector.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Science Daily

RNA shows potential as boiling-resistant anionic polymer material for nanoarchitectures

Nanotechnology researchers have discovered new methods to build boiling-resistant nanostructures and arrays using a new RNA triangle scaffold.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky

Chemical & Engineering News

Virus-Inspired Coating Protects DNA Nanostructures In The Body

An octahedral DNA nanoparticle surrounded by a lipid bilayer coating can survive longer inside a mouse than uncoated DNA.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Live Science

Nano Webs Could Counterfeit-Proof Credit Cards

Scientists have developed tiny, invisible anti-counterfeiting "fingerprints" that could be embedded into money, gadgets and credit cards, making faking such objects pretty much impossible.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cambridge, MA

CiteULike

Novel polymeric nanoparticles for intracellular delivery of peptide...

The preclinical development of peptidyl drugs for cancer treatment is hampered by their poor pharmacological properties and cell penetrative capabilities in vivo.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Science / Technology

CiteULike

Effect of surface roughness on self-assembled monolayer plasmonic ruler in nonlocal regime

Recently, self-assembled monolayers have been used for plasmonic rulers to measure the nonlocal influence on the Au nanoparticle - metal film resonance wavelength shift and probe the ultimate field enhancement.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

NanoValent and NanoSmart Form Strategic Research Collaboration to...

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Coatings World

Nanoparticle-based Coating for Aircraft Engines Surges Service Life & Insulating Capability

Researchers at University West in Sweden have started using nanoparticles in the heat-insulating surface layer that protects aircraft engines from heat.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Micromem Technologies Inc. Announces Manufacturing of Nanoparticle Detection Platform

This patented Detector developed by MAST, includes a magnetic nano-sieve mechanism designed to capture, from a flowing stream of oil, gas or other fluids, 20 nanometer magnetic nanoparticles on a target that is illuminated by a laser.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Natural Disasters, Flood

Hispanic Business

Park Systems Presents NanoTechnology Advances Thru Innovative AFM...

Park Systems , world leader in atomic force microscopy for the semiconductor, material and biological science and data storage markets, announced today that its founder and CEO, Dr. Sang-il Park, will present at the MRS Spring Meeting in in room 3010, level 3 Moscone West.

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Gizmag

Nanoelectronic circuits reach speeds of 245 THz

A focused electron beam was used to characterize the structures and to probe the optical properties of two plasmonic resonators bridged by a layer of molecules Researchers at the National University of Singapore have designed and manufactured circuits that can reach speeds of up to 245 THz, tens of thousands of times faster than contemporary ... (more)

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