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Researchers Produce 2D Multilayered Semiconductor Materials Using Silicon Telluride

Researchers Produce 2D Multilayered Semiconductor Materials Using Silicon Telluride

Brown University researchers have developed a new method of producing new 2D multilayered graphene-like semiconductor materials in different shapes and orientations using silicon. [More]
Xenocs Sponsors "Rising Star" Awards at PolySAXS'15 in China

Xenocs Sponsors "Rising Star" Awards at PolySAXS'15 in China

At this year's edition of Poly-SAXS, Xenocs interviewed Professor Yongfeng Men, the chairman of Poly-SAXS’15, about the aims of the conference and current developments in the field. [More]
WSU Researchers Finding Ways to Quickly Design Materials in Conjunction with the Materials Genomics Initiative

WSU Researchers Finding Ways to Quickly Design Materials in Conjunction with the Materials Genomics Initiative

The process of trial and error in scientific research is costly and time-consuming. And while scientific innovation and discovery is necessary to find solutions to some of society’s largest challenges — think clean energy, national security, more accessible technologies —the development of new, more efficient materials typically take decades and millions of dollars. [More]
NPL Signs MoU with Fengtai Science Park for Development of Graphene in China

NPL Signs MoU with Fengtai Science Park for Development of Graphene in China

This represents NPL's first formal steps into the development of graphene in China and is expected to lead to growing collaboration between the three parties, who are aiming to cooperate on measurement, testing and development of standards for graphene and other two-dimensional materials. [More]
Genisphere Reports Successful Treatment of Posterior Capsular Opacification using 3DNA® Drug Delivery Platform

Genisphere Reports Successful Treatment of Posterior Capsular Opacification using 3DNA® Drug Delivery Platform

Genisphere LLC, provider of the 3DNA® nanotechnology platform, reported today it has achieved specific immunodepletion of problematic Myo/Nog cells implicated in posterior capsular opacification (PCO), a clouding of the eye lens which can be a complication of cataract surgery. [More]
MassCEC Awards SiEnergy $300,000 Grant to Develop Thin Film Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology for Portable Power Generation

MassCEC Awards SiEnergy $300,000 Grant to Develop Thin Film Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology for Portable Power Generation

SiEnergy Systems, LLC, which is commercializing low temperature thin film solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology from Harvard University, is pleased to announce that it was awarded a $300,000 grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) under their AmplifyMass program. [More]
New Data on Tekmira TKM-HTG RNAi-Lipid Nanoparticle Therapeutic Presented at Keystone Symposia Conference

New Data on Tekmira TKM-HTG RNAi-Lipid Nanoparticle Therapeutic Presented at Keystone Symposia Conference

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation an industry-leading therapeutic solutions company focused on developing a cure for chronic hepatitis B virus infection (HBV), announced today that new preclinical data on TKM-HTG, an RNAi therapeutic, were presented at the Keystone Symposia Conference: Liver Metabolism and Nonalchoholic Fatty Liver Diseases, in Whistler, Canada, March 22-27, 2015. Dr. Narayanan Hariharan, Senior Director of Research for Tekmira, delivered a podium presentation at the conference titled, "Novel RNAi-Lipid Nanoparticle Therapeutics for Hypertriglyceridemia," and a poster presentation titled, "TKM-ApoC3, an RNAi-Lipid Nanoparticle Therapeutic, Ameliorates Hypertriglyceridemia and Improves Metabolic Profile in Human-ApoC3 Transgenic Mice." [More]
Sensitivity of Isolated Quantum Systems Harnessed to Characterize Electron Motion

Sensitivity of Isolated Quantum Systems Harnessed to Characterize Electron Motion

The word “defect” doesn’t usually have a good connotation--often indicating failure. But for physicists, one common defect known as a nitrogen-vacancy center (NV center) has applications in both quantum information processing and ultra-sensitive magnetometry, the measurement of exceedingly faint magnetic fields. [More]
NSF Awards CAREER Grant to Develop Graphene Superlattices in a Massive-Massless Hybrid Electron System

NSF Awards CAREER Grant to Develop Graphene Superlattices in a Massive-Massless Hybrid Electron System

Three West Virginia University professors from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded $1.8 million in funding from the National Research Foundation’s prestigious Faculty Early Career Development or CAREER program. [More]
Breakthrough in DNA Science Opens the Way for Practical Nanomachines with Moving Parts

Breakthrough in DNA Science Opens the Way for Practical Nanomachines with Moving Parts

The latest DNA nanodevices created at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) - including a robot with movable arms, a book that opens and closes, a switchable gear, and an actuator - may be intriguing in their own right, but that's not the point. [More]
Breakthrough, Low-Cost Method to Build DNA Nanotubes Block By Block

Breakthrough, Low-Cost Method to Build DNA Nanotubes Block By Block

Researchers at McGill University have developed a new, low-cost method to build DNA nanotubes block by block – a breakthrough that could help pave the way for scaffolds made from DNA strands to be used in applications such as optical and electronic devices or smart drug-delivery systems. [More]
New Report on the Global Market for Nanoclays

New Report on the Global Market for Nanoclays

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Global Market for Nanoclays, 2010-2025" report to their offering. [More]
M+W Group to Expand U.S. Headquarters at SUNY Poly CNSE’s NanoTech Megaplex

M+W Group to Expand U.S. Headquarters at SUNY Poly CNSE’s NanoTech Megaplex

As an embodiment of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s public-private partnership model for innovation and economic development, SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (SUNY Poly CNSE) and M+W Group today announced an agreement to locate and expand M+W’s U.S. headquarters at SUNY Poly CNSE’s NanoTech Megaplex in Albany. [More]
Sandia MESA Complex Commences Silicon Wafer Production for Three Nuclear Weapon Modernization Programs

Sandia MESA Complex Commences Silicon Wafer Production for Three Nuclear Weapon Modernization Programs

Sandia National Laboratories has begun making silicon wafers for three nuclear weapon modernization programs, the largest production series in the history of its Microsystems and Engineering Sciences Applications complex. [More]
Electroluminescence with Phosphor Nanoparticles Holds Promise for Modern Lighting

Electroluminescence with Phosphor Nanoparticles Holds Promise for Modern Lighting

Researchers at the INM have developed a new method that enables electroluminescence on large, curved surfaces in a cost-effective way: in this case, the light-emitting layer and all other components are produced by means of wet-chemical, printable methods. [More]

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