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August 2013 Nanotechnology Press Releases


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157 press releases posted this month

August 31st, 2013

New nanoparticles make solar cells cheaper to manufacture (EDMONTON, CANADA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

August 30th, 2013

Light on twenty-year-old mystery (GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics

Shedding New Light on the 'Electron Highways' of Organic Solar Cells: Novel optoelectronic technique reveals limitations to the movement of electrons through organic solar cells, pointing the way toward improved performance (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Physics, Laboratories

Shimadzu Corporation launches new series of compact turbo molecular pumps (KYOTO, JAPAN)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

August 29th, 2013

Reproducing nature's chemistry: Researchers alter molecular properties in a new way (EVANSTON, IL)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Self Assembly, Energy, Chemistry, News and information

PZ 300 AP - z-axis elevator stage (JENA, GERMANY)
Announcements, Tools, News and information

NASA Selects Lifeboat Foundation Proposal (MINDEN, NV)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Aerospace/Space, News and information

The Lifeboat Foundation is now Media Partner of the RE.WORK Technology Summit, along with Cambridge University and Singularity University (MINDEN, NV)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Sensors, Artificial Intelligence, Events/Classes, 3D printing, News and information

New Algorithm Helps Quick Diagnosis of Cancerous Tumors (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, News and information, Imaging

August 28th, 2013

Compact Linear Translation Stage for Nanopositioning (AUBURN, MA)
Announcements, Tools, News and information

Spectroscopy of Microscopic Features of Very Large Samples-The Solution From CRAIC Technologies (SAN DIMAS, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Human Interest/Art, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Imaging

ORNL-grown oxygen ‘sponge’ presents path to better catalysts, energy materials (OAK RIDGE, TN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Fuel Cells, Chemistry, News and information, Laboratories

Almost as sensitive as a dog's nose: New sensor for SERS Raman spectroscopy (ZURICH, SWITZERLAND)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Military, Environment, Research partnerships, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information, Laboratories

Magnetic charge crystals imaged in artificial spin ice (URBANA, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, Research partnerships, News and information, Physics, Imaging, Laboratories

Producing hydrogen from water with carbon/charcoal powder (WASHINGTON, DC)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Water, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Molecular motors: Power much less than expected? (WARSAW, POLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Molecular Machines, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Laboratories

Control scheme dynamically maintains unstable quantum system: Quantum inverted pendulum (ATLANTA, GA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics, Imaging

Butterfly wings + carbon nanotubes = new 'nanobiocomposite' material (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Self Assembly, Sensors, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Nanobiotechnology, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Flexible Electronics

Modification of Nafion Membrane by Iranian Scientists (TERHAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, News and information

August 27th, 2013

Leica FluoScoutTM Helps Researchers Get the Most out of their Fluorescence Microscopes: Online Tool for Determining the Optimal Fluorescence Filter Cube Set (WETZLAR, GERMANY)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

DC I-Corps Now Accepting Applications for Fall Cohort: New, NSF-Supported Program Revolutionizes Technology Transfer from University, Federal Laboratories (COLLEGE PARK, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information, Laboratories

Dr Alan Rawle of Malvern Instruments is now Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry (MALVERN, UK)
Announcements, Tools, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

EU and Russian scientists join efforts in development new nanomaterials for medical implants (COPENHAGEN, DENMARK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, Dental, News and information

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Report Breakthrough in DNA Editing Technology (LA JOLLA, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Iranian Scientists Use Clay Nanoparticles to Produce Dyeable Polypropylene Fibers (TERHAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

August 26th, 2013

Dartmouth researchers develop molecular switch that changes liquid crystal colors: Nanotechnology tool may help in in detecting harmful gases, pathogens, explosives (HANOVER, NH)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Homeland Security, Military, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Size Matters as Nanocrystals Go Through Phases: Berkeley Lab Researchers at the Molecular Foundry Reveal Fundamental Size-Dependence of Metal Nanocrystals Undergoing Phase Transitions (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, News and information, Physics, Laboratories

Jillian M. Buriak, Ph.D., named new Editor-in-Chief of Chemistry of Materials (WASHINGTON, DC)
Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Chemistry, News and information

Researchers figure out how to 'grow' carbon nanotubes with specific atomic structures: From plastics to silicon to nanotubes? Study describes breakthrough in next-generation material (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, Military, News and information

Asteroid Mining Company Announces Retail Site Deep Space by Design Profits to Support Space Projects (HOUSTON, TX)
Announcements, Aerospace/Space, News and information

ASM International to Commemorate Centennial Anniversary with Celebratory Gala (MATERIALS PARK, OH)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

SEMATECH Hires Proven Industry Executives to Expand Capabilities and Accelerate Growth: Technology veterans from IBM and Intel bring exceptional expertise and experience to lead business and technical operations (ALBANY, NY)
Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

First report of real-time manipulation and control of nuclear spin noise (BASEL, SWITZERLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information, Physics, Imaging

August 25th, 2013

Iranian Petroleum Industries Looking for High Economic Value through Nanotechnology (TERHAN, IRAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Announcements, Energy, News and information

August 24th, 2013

Two become one with the 3D NanoChemiscope - unique surface analysis instrument (DüBENDORF, SWITZERLAND)
Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Imaging

Alivisatos appointed Samsung Distinguished Chair in Nanoscience (BERKELEY, CA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Energy, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Quantum Dots/Rods, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, Chemistry, News and information

Mathematical Simulation of Nanoporous Membreanes in Gas Stripping Process (TERHAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Environment, Chemistry, News and information

August 23rd, 2013

Single-track conference highlights include novel materials & structures for photonics… Latest Breakthroughs in Group IV Element-Based Photonic Materials, Devices and Silicon Photonics to be Presented at 10th IEEE Conference (SEOUL, KOREA)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Nanotech Security Corp. Completes Upsized $3.9 Million Financing: Nanotech to acquire two private companies to bring patents of nano-optic technology and related technologies under Nanotech umbrella (VANCOUVER, CANADA)
Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Acquisitions/Mergers/Splits, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information, Imaging

Space Settlements Represent Hope for Humankind (WASHINGTON, DC)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Aerospace/Space, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

August 22nd, 2013

Physicists from Bielefeld University have developed a new method of fabrication (BIELEFELD, GERMANY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Research partnerships, News and information, Graphene

Researchers figure out why gold nanoparticles can penetrate cell walls: Gold nanoparticles with special coatings can deliver drugs or biosensors to a cell's interior without damaging it (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, News and information

Toxic nanoparticles might be entering human food supply: Scientists develop new way to detect threatening nanoparticles in food (COLUMBIA, MO)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Graphene LIVE! USA is set to become the largest graphene tradeshow and conference worldwide (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Announcements, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Events/Classes, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Graphene

Nanotech Immune Stimulant (NIS) Shows Promising Prevention of Parahaemolyticus Vibrio Disease in Shrimp Aquaculture: Nano Labs and CIBNOR Release Report, Bioassay Project No 960-0, on the Prevention of the Parahaemolyticus Vibrio Disease in Shrimp Aquaculture (DETROIT, MI)
Discoveries, Announcements, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

Wayne State receives National Science Foundation grant for training future nanoengineers (DETROIT, MI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Nanotechnology Used to Produce Biological Carriers of Breast Cancer Tumor Antigens (TERHAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Nanometrics to Present at the Citi 2013 Global Technology Conference (MILPITAS, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information

August 21st, 2013

Plasma-treated nano filters help purify world water supply (CLAYTON, AUSTRALIA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Water, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories, Graphene

Malvern Instruments’ CTO will discuss new technology for characterizing protein formulations at International BioAnalytical Congress (MALVERN, UK)
Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information

New tests for determining health and environmental effects of nanomaterials (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, Industrial, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

An Organized Approach to 3D Tissue Engineering: IBN’s novel technique brings researchers closer to viable organ implants (SINGAPORE)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Iranian Researchers Find Novel Method to Investigate DNA Degradation (TERHAN, IRAN)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

August 20th, 2013

‘Groovy’ hologram creates strange state of light at visible and invisible wavelengths: Nanostructured device controls the intensity, phase, and polarization of light for wide applications in optics (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Software

NEI Corporation introduces NANOMYTE® SR-100EC – An Easy-to-Clean, Scratch Resistant Coating (SOMERSET, NJ)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Videos/Movies, News and information

Nanotechnology and Government Debated along Geneva's Lake August 17 2013 (GENEVA, SWITZERLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Events/Classes, News and information

It’s a hat-trick: P2i recognized as the Most Innovative Company in Europe for the third year running (ABINGDON, UK)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Videos/Movies, News and information

August 19th, 2013

Discovery Inspired by nature: textured materials to aid industry and military: Innovation Corps team developed metals and plastic that repel water, capture sunlight and prevent ice build-up (ARLINGTON, VA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Military, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Sports, Aerospace/Space, Industrial, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Construction, News and information

BIND Doses First Patient in a Phase 2 Clinical Study of BIND-014 in Prostate Cancer: Second of Two Phase 2 Clinical Studies Initiated with BIND-014 in 2013 (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

Iranian Scientists Find Simple Method to Produce Antibacterial, Pollutant-Adsorbing Fibers (TERHAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Environment, Water, News and information

August 18th, 2013

Scientists Replace Nanoparticles with Nanostructures to Produce Solar Cells with Higher Efficiency (TERHAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

nPoint Offers New Nanopositioning Piezo Stage (MIDDLETON, WI)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Automotive/Transportation, Aerospace/Space, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

August 17th, 2013

Nanosensors could aid drug manufacturing: Chemical engineers find that arrays of carbon nanotubes can detect flaws in drugs and help improve production (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, News and information

Iranian Researchers' Magic Nanocompound Increases Ability of Bone-Making in Humans (TERHAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

August 16th, 2013

Detecting early-stage malarial infection: New prototype device recognizes electrical properties of infected cells as signatures of disease (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Research partnerships, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics, Lab-on-a-chip

ORNL superconducting wire yields unprecedented performance (OAK RIDGE, TN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Self Assembly, News and information, Laboratories, Superconductivity

August 15th, 2013

New Functional Coatings Provide Under-Appreciated Business Opportunities: Hydrophobic, Self-Healing, and Even Air-Cleaning Coatings Will Have a Big Impact in Medical, Aerospace, and Construction, Lux Research Says (BOSTON, MA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Aerospace/Space, Construction, News and information

First time: NJIT researchers examine dynamics of liquid metal particles at nanoscale (NEWARK, NJ)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

Graphene nanoscrolls are formed by decoration of magnetic nanoparticles (UMEå, SWEDEN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Graphene

Rice technique expands options for molecular imaging: One-of-a-kind spectrometer reads vibrations between atoms to find structures of molecules (HOUSTON, TX)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Imaging

August 14th, 2013

Carbodeon appoints Olaf Nootbaar as CEO (VANTAA, FINLAND)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, News and information

Raising the IQ of smart windows (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Thin films, News and information, Laboratories

UGA researchers use nanoparticles to fight cancer (ATHENS, GA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

€5 million investment enables Picodeon to ramp up research and manufacturing (II, FINLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Tools, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, Thin films, News and information

Mass spectrometer for fast gas processes
Announcements, Tools, Chemistry, News and information

Nanobotmodels offer concept animation of nanorobotic atherosclerosis plaque removement (MELITOPOL, UKRAINE)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Videos/Movies, News and information

Liquipel Now Protects Gadgets From Hammers as Well as Water: Liquipel's New Skins™ Safeguards Smartphones From Blunt Force Trauma (SANTA ANA, CA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Videos/Movies, News and information

Nano Gold Kits Create New Hope for Diagnosis of Influenza Virus in Poultry (TERHAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

ORNL finding goes beyond surface of oxide films (OAK RIDGE, TN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information, Physics, Imaging, Laboratories

New Technologies, Business Models Emerging to Fix Trillion-Dollar Health Care Market: Low-Cost Distributed Sensors and Diagnostics Are Growing in Importance in the New Paradigm as Companies Innovate to Tackle Spiraling Health Care Costs and Improve Therapeutics, Says Lux Research (BOSTON, MA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

August 13th, 2013

Agilent Technologies Furthers Investigative Potential of Scanning Microwave Microscopy via Enhanced EMPro Software (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging, Software

Anasys users publish new peer-reviewed research papers using nanoIR (SANTA BARBARA, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

St George's Hospital uses Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to study extracellular vesicles as biomarkers for diseases (SALISBURY, UK)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Rolith, Inc. demonstrates superior performance of ITO-alternative transparent metal grid electrodes fabricated using proprietary nanolithography technology (PLEASANTON, CA)
Announcements, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Nanopolymers Open New Way to Detect Cancerous Tumors (TERHAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information, Imaging

Int'l Nano Economy Forum in Iran Announces Names of 15 Keynote Speakers (TERHAN, IRAN)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Events/Classes, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

August 12th, 2013

Publications show Zetasizer APS flexibility for automated DLS measurement of multiple protein samples (MALVERN, UK)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Harris & Harris Group Letter to Shareholders on Website (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

SK hynix Semiconductor Ramps Nanometrics' Atlas(R) II OCD Metrology System: NanoDiffract Enables In-Line Critical Dimension Metrology for Key Device Control (MILPITAS, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, News and information

Introducing ACS Photonics, a new journal from the American Chemical Society (WASHINGTON, DC)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

Indian Scientist creates breakthrough cost effective anti-fog glass coating (INDIA)
Products, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Water, Automotive/Transportation, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Thin films, News and information

Researchers Optically Levitate a Glowing, Nanoscale Diamond (ROCHESTER, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Videos/Movies, News and information

National Space Society Salutes Lori Garver's Service at NASA (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Aerospace/Space, News and information

Cosmology in the lab using laser-cooled ions: Taking a look back at the beginning of our universe: QUEST researchers at PTB generate and investigate symmetry breaking in ion Coulomb crystals (BRAUNSCHWEIG, GERMANY)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information, Physics, Superconductivity

Nanodrug targeting breast cancer cells from the inside adds weapon: immune system attack: The multipronged approach directly attacks cancer cells, blocking the growth of cancer-supporting blood vessels and stimulating an antitumor immune response (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Device for capturing signatures uses tiny LEDs created with piezo-phototronic effect: Your signature in lights (ATLANTA, GA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, MEMS, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Research partnerships, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information, Imaging

August 11th, 2013

Iran to Hold Nano Safety Congress in February (TERHAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Events/Classes, News and information

Material in dissolvable sutures could treat brain infections, reducing hospital stays (WASHINGTON, DC)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

August 10th, 2013

Chemists Design ‘Smart’ Nanoparticles to Improve Drug Delivery, DNA Self-Assembly (SYRACUSE, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Self Assembly, Military, News and information

SU Chemists Develop ‘Fresh, New’ Approach to Making Alloy Nanomaterials: Potential applications include gas storage, heterogeneous catalysis and lithium-ion batteries (SYRACUSE, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Chemistry, News and information

Nanodrug targeting breast cancer cells from the inside adds weapon: Immune system attack: The multipronged approach directly attacks cancer cells, blocking the growth of cancer-supporting blood vessels and stimulating an antitumor immune response (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

August 9th, 2013

Raman pixel by pixel (OSAKA, JAPAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Malvern Instruments highlights new analytical instruments for biopharma at The Bioprocessing Summit (MALVERN, UK)
Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information

Harris & Harris Group Reports Financial Statements as of June 30, 2013 (NEW YORK, NY)

Nanobotmodels create realistic prion propagation illustration: Nanobotmodels visualization studio creates education illustration of prion propagation mechanism (MELITOPOL, UKRAINE)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

2013 TAPPI Nanotechnology Conference Poster Winners Named (ATLANTA, GA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Events/Classes, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

Printed Electronics: the Winner is the Chemical Industry (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, NEMS, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Fuel Cells, Solar/Photovoltaic, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, News and information, Graphene

Malvern Instruments’ Viscotek SEC-MALS 20 launch goes online (MALVERN, UK)
Announcements, Tools, News and information

Bubbles are the new lenses for nanoscale light beams (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA)
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August 8th, 2013

Pixelligent Expands PixClear Product Family -- Two New Formulations Added to Meet Customer Demand for Innovative Light Management Solutions -- (BALTIMORE, MD)
Products, Chip Technology, Announcements, News and information

Molecules form 2-D patterns never before observed: Nanoscience experiments produce elusive 5-vertex tilings (MUNICH, GERMANY)
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Pass the salt: Common condiment could enable new high-tech industry (CORVALLIS, OR)
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The Molecule “Scanner”: Pitt invents the world’s smallest terahertz detector (PITTSBURGH, PA)
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Altering organic molecules' interaction with light: MIT researchers discover a new platform that provides simple means to manipulate organic molecules' emission, and may have important implications to organic light emitting devices and molecular biosensors (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
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Battery design gets boost from aligned carbon nanotubes (RALEIGH, NC)
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Size matters in nanocrystals' ability to adsorb/release gases (NASHVILLE, TN)
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Production of Fire-Retarded, Hydrophobic Woods Using Silver Nanoparticles (TERHAN, IRAN)
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Magnetic switching simplified (BERLIN, GERMANY)
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August 7th, 2013

Scientists create tiny bendy power supply for even smaller portable electronics (LONDON, UK)
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DNA nanorobots find and tag cellular targets (NEW YORK, NY)
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Arrowhead Reports Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Financial Results - Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m Eastern Time (PASADENA, CA)
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Novel beams made of twisted atoms: Scientists can now theoretically construct atomic beams of a particular kind (HEIDELBERG, GERMANY)
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Cientifica Releases the Graphene Opportunity Report: New report takes a rational view of graphene and identifies key opportunities (LONDON, UK)
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Gold 'nanoprobes' hold the key to treating killer diseases (SOUTHAMPTON, UK)
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"Ten Years Strong" (PATHUMTHANI, THAILAND)
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Nanostart-holding ItN Nanovation AG bindingly receives two big orders from Saudi Arabia (FRANKFURT / SAARBRüCKEN, GERMANY)
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Interns Make Robust Contribution to NREL (GOLDEN, CO)
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August 6th, 2013

A layer of tiny grains can slow sound waves: Layer of microscopic spheres offers new approach to controlling acoustic waves (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
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Quantum communication controlled by resonance in 'artificial atoms' (COPENHAGEN, DENMARK)
Discoveries, Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics

Cima NanoTech Launches Ultra Low Resistance SANTE EMI Shielding Film for Transparent, Lightweight and Thinner EMI Shielding (ST. PAUL, MN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Military, Events/Classes, Thin films, News and information

CNSE Professor Eric Lifshin to receive the Microanalsis Society's prestigious 'Perer Duncumb award for Excellence in Microanalsis': Top honor recognizes Dr. Lifshin for lifetime research achievements, and decades of teaching and mentoring those in the microscopy and microanalys (ALBANY, NY)
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Two New Fellows to Help Guide NREL Research Scientists will join 10 others as part of the laboratory's top advisory council (GOLDEN, CO)
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IDTechEx Announces New 3D Printing LIVE Event (SANTA CLARA, CA)
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3-Dimensional Polymers Used to Adsorb Toxic Ions in Industrial Wastewaters (TERHAN, IRAN)
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SEMATECH and SILVACO Collaborate on Advanced Modeling Tool Development for Semiconductor Next-generation Technologies (ALBANY, NY AND SANTA CLARA, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information, Software

National Space Society Position on the 2014 NASA Budget (WASHINGTON, DC)
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August 5th, 2013

Alternative materials could bring 'plasmonic' technologies (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Nanomedicine, Optical Computing, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Interface Superconductivity Withstands Variations in Atomic Configuration: Brookhaven Lab scientists discover that critical temperature remains constant across interface superconductors regardless of electron doping levels, challenging leading theories (UPTON, NY)
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XEI Scientific announces the M&M 2013 launch of Zephyr™ cleaning technology with the Evactron® 25Z Decontaminator (REDWOOD CITY, CA)
Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information

Scientists Discover Hidden Magnetic Waves in High-Temperature Superconductors: Advanced x-ray technique reveals surprising quantum excitations that persist through materials with or without superconductivity (UPTON, NY)
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Making a Mini Mona Lisa: Nanotechnique creates image 30 microns in width (ATLANTA, GA)
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An infallible quantum measurement (INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA AND GENEVA, SWITZERLAND)
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Nexeon Appoints Industry Heavyweight and Opens Japan Office (OXFORDSHIRE, UK)
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Heterogeneous nanoblocks give polymers an edge: Study uncovers the effects of size variation in nanoscale blocks used in polymer mixes (HEIDELBERG, GERMANY)
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Iran Produces Self-Cleaning Coatings for Textile Industries (TERHAN, IRAN)
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Researchers dismantle bacteria's war machinery: A nano-machine cell killer: EPFL researchers decipher the attack strategy of certain bacteria, including the infamous Staphylococcus aureus (LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND)
Molecular Machines, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

August 4th, 2013

Iranian Researchers Invent New Method for Removing Aromatic Compounds from Vehicle Fuel (TERHAN, IRAN)
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August 3rd, 2013

Auto lubricant could rev up speed of medical imaging (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Imaging

Faster Treatment of Third-Degree Burns by Nanofibrous Coatings (TERHAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

August 2nd, 2013

Cobalt Replacements Make Solar Cells More Sustainable (BASEL, SWITZERLAND)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

August 1st, 2013

FEI Revolutionizes the World of TEM with the Introduction of Three New Systems: The new TEM systems continue FEI’s emphasis on technology leadership while redefining its product portfolio for efficient and effective application-specific workflows (HILLSBORO, OR)
Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information, Imaging

NanoString Technologies Introduces nCounter Elements™ Reagents to Support Needs of Translational Research and Clinical Laboratory Testing (SEATTLE, WA AND HOUSTON, TX)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Events/Classes, Chemistry, News and information

Texas Tech Researchers Find Surprising Result when Looking Into Effects of Carbon Nanotubes and Soil Sorption of Toxicants: Nanotubes behave in surprising ways in this study of their behavior in soil (LUBBOCK, TX)
Discoveries, Announcements, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Improving Heat Removal Qualities of Graphene: Three Bourns College of Engineering professors will share a $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (RIVERSIDE, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Graphene

Iranian Scientists Find Novel Method to Synthesize Dimethyl Ether (TERHAN, IRAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Chemistry, News and information

Cascade Microtech and imec Successfully Probe 25 µm-Diameter Micro-Bumps: Breakthrough Probing Results, Achieved With CM300 Probe System, Enable 3D IC Market Progress (BEAVERTON, OR)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

NanoSight adds DLS capability to NTA systems, accelerating aggregation studies (SALISBURY, UK)
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