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1 hr ago | jdsupra.com

NIOSH Scientist Appointed Convener of International Nanotechnology Working Group

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health announced in its September 5, 2014, eNews that an international committee unanimously selected Dr. Vladimir Murashov, special assistant for nanotechnology to the NIOSH Director, "to lead an international working group on the health, safety, and environmental aspects of nanotechnologies."

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2 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

New Synthesis Method May Shape Future of Nanostructures, Clean Energy

A team of University of Maryland physicists has published new nanoscience advances that they and other scientists say make possible new nanostructures and nanotechnologies with huge potential applications ranging from clean energy and quantum computing advances to new sensor development.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science / Technology, Physics, Science, University of Delaware

7 hrs ago | Nanotechweb.org

Turning oxide semiconductors into metal-like conductors

Nanostructured oxide semiconductors are used in a variety of devices such as photovoltaics, light emitting diodes and photoelectrochemical water-splitting devices.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

11 hrs ago | CiteULike

Mapping Nanoscale Electromagnetic Near-Field Distributions Using Optical Forces

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14 hrs ago | Gizmag

Nanoparticle coating cleans cashmere with light

Cashmere is a fine quality wool whose delicate nature generally means a trip to the dry cleaner is required to deal with any stains on an article of clothing made from the material.

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14 hrs ago | M2.com

High Strength Nano-Materials to Augment Nanotechnology Application Areas

Nanotechnology is increasingly attracting worldwide attention owing to its wide range of end users.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Marine News

Nanotechnology & Big Data: New Review

A report commissioned by the Lloyd's Register Foundation, reviewing the potential implications of nanotechnology on the safety and performance of engineering assets and the infrastructure on which modern society relies on, finds that nanotechnology will have a far reaching impact on almost every industry including energy, transportation, ... (more)

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Big News Network.com

Bangalore to host India Nano summit in December

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Science / Technology

EurekAlert!

Engineers develop new sensor to detect tiny individual nanoparticles

The image shows arrays of self-referenced and self-heterodyned Whispering-Gallery Raman microlasers for single nanoparticle detection.

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Scientific Blogging

New Cancer-Hunting 'Nano-Robots' To Seek And Destroy Tumors

It sounds like a scene from a science fiction novel - an army of tiny weaponized robots traveling around a human body, hunting down malignant tumours and destroying them from within.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, UC Davis

PhysOrg Weblog

New technique could benefit Alzheimer's diagnosis

Ultrashort-laser pulses were used to write ripples on the surface of sapphire. The self-organised nano-structure of ripples is a perfect sensing surface after coating with a nanometre-thin layer of gold made by evaporation or sputtering.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Science / Technology, Drugs

Hispanic Business

Wageningen University - Artificial virus improves delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals

This virus can potentially be used for the delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals, consisting of large biomolecules, by 'packaging' them in a natural fashion and delivering them to diseased cells.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine, Chemistry, Science

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Nanodot

What kind of nanomachines will advanced nanotechnology use?

Long-term readers of Nanodot will be familiar with the work of Richard Jones, a UK physicist and author of Soft Machines: Nanotechnology and Life , reviewed in Foresight Update Number 55 page 10. Basically Jones follows Eric Drexler's lead in Engines of Creation in arguing that the molecular machinery found in nature provides an existence proof of ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Brain Power: Engineers Researching and Building Computing Systems Inspired by the Human Brain

The goal is to re-design computing systems modeled after the brain's biological processing capabilities to be able to assess and integrate ever-larger quantities of data.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Computers

Hispanic Business

Funding Available for Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

This funding opportunity uses the U54 research grant mechanism. There is no award amount specified for this funding opportunity.

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Medical News Today

Targeted therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma using nanotechnology and the thunder god vine

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the second leading cause of cancer-associated death worldwide.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fibers.org

Banknote security set to increase through new optical features

Nanotech Security has announced that it will acquire Fortress Optical Features, a producer of optical thin-films used as security threads in the banknotes of several currencies, for up to $17.5 million.

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Hispanic Business

Fifth Annual U.S. Symposium at JASIS Organized by Pittcon's Program Chairman Hub MacDonald

After an introduction by JAIMA President will begin with the "Historical Perspective of Nanotechnology" that will include a discussion of the controversies that have occurred over the years.

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Analytical Chemistry

NMR Nanoparticle Diffusometry in Hydrogels: Enhancing Sensitivity and Selectivity

From the diffusional behavior of nanoparticles in heterogeneous hydrogels, quantitative information about submicron structural features of the polymer matrix can be derived.

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Medical News Today

Artificial virus improves delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals

Researchers from Wageningen UR, together with colleagues from the University of Leiden, Eindhoven University of Technology and Radboud University Nijmegen, have successfully developed an artificial virus.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine, Chemistry, Science, Health

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