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Applying Kirigami Principles to Graphene Helps Create Nanoscale Devices

Applying Kirigami Principles to Graphene Helps Create Nanoscale Devices

A research group has taken kirigami to the nanoscale by using graphene, single atom-thick sheets of hexagonally bonded carbon, as their template. [More]
High Precision Linear Motor Stage with Absolute Encoder and Ironless Motor

High Precision Linear Motor Stage with Absolute Encoder and Ironless Motor

Motion and precision positioning systems expert PI (Physik Instrumente) has released a new member of the PIMag® family of precision positioning stages with magnetic direct drives. [More]
UC Davis to Partner in New $610 Million Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation

UC Davis to Partner in New $610 Million Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation

UC Davis is a partner in new $610 million institute for photonics manufacturing innovation announced July 27 by Vice President Joe Biden at an event in Greece, N.Y. [More]
New Report on Global Life Science Microscopy Devices Market 2014 - 2020

New Report on Global Life Science Microscopy Devices Market 2014 - 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Life Science Microscopy Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. [More]
Sevion Enters Agreement with Malvern to Establish New Biopharmaceutical Applications Laboratory

Sevion Enters Agreement with Malvern to Establish New Biopharmaceutical Applications Laboratory

Sevion Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company which discovers, develops and acquires next-generation biologics for the treatment of cancer and immunological diseases, has entered into an agreement with Malvern Instruments establishing a new biopharmaceutical applications laboratory in the heart of San Diego’s biotechnology cluster. [More]
Novavax Reports Top-Line Data from Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Recombinant Quadrivalent Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate

Novavax Reports Top-Line Data from Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Recombinant Quadrivalent Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate

Novavax, Inc., a clinical-stage vaccine company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants, today announced positive top-line data from a Phase 2 clinical trial of its recombinant quadrivalent seasonal influenza virus-like particle (VLP) vaccine candidate (Seasonal Influenza VLP). [More]
FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation for Second NanoSmart Product Using Proprietary Drug Delivery Platform

FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation for Second NanoSmart Product Using Proprietary Drug Delivery Platform

NanoSmart Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private pharmaceutical company developing nanoparticle drug delivery platforms, has received Orphan Drug Designation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a second drug product that uses NanoSmart's proprietary drug delivery platform. [More]
Veeco Announces Shipment of 50th TurboDisc EPIK700 GaN MOCVD System Reactor

Veeco Announces Shipment of 50th TurboDisc EPIK700 GaN MOCVD System Reactor

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced today that it has shipped the 50th TurboDisc® EPIK™700 GaN Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System reactor since its introduction ten months ago. [More]
New Tool Generates Images of Brain’s Inside at Nanoscale Resolution

New Tool Generates Images of Brain’s Inside at Nanoscale Resolution

A new imaging tool developed by Boston scientists could do for the brain what the telescope did for space exploration. [More]
Simple Electrochemical Approach to Intentionally Create Defects in Graphene

Simple Electrochemical Approach to Intentionally Create Defects in Graphene

Graphene has been called the miracle material but the single-atomic layer material is still seeking its place in the materials world. Now a method to make 'defective' graphene could provide the answer. [More]
Submicron X-Ray Beam with Cross-Section Geometry Reveals New Structural Features of Human Hair

Submicron X-Ray Beam with Cross-Section Geometry Reveals New Structural Features of Human Hair

A new discovery about the structure of human hair is likely to change the way scientists and researchers, as well as the cosmetics industry, view and explore it in the future. [More]
Metal Organic Frameworks Proving to be Incredibly Flexible and Dynamic

Metal Organic Frameworks Proving to be Incredibly Flexible and Dynamic

Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) are proving to be incredibly flexible with a myriad of potential applications including as antimicrobial agents, hydrogen-storage materials and solar-cell components. [More]
Acoustic Research on Carbon Nanotube Speakers Wins Award

Acoustic Research on Carbon Nanotube Speakers Wins Award

Troy Bouman reaches over, presses play, and the loudspeaker sitting on the desk starts playing the university fight song. But this is no ordinary loudspeaker. This is a carbon nanotube transducer—and it makes sound with heat. [More]
FDA Clears Ignyta's IND for RXDX-107 Alkyl Ester of Bendamustine Encapsulated in HSA to Form Nanoparticles

FDA Clears Ignyta's IND for RXDX-107 Alkyl Ester of Bendamustine Encapsulated in HSA to Form Nanoparticles

Ignyta, Inc., a precision oncology biotechnology company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Investigational New Drug application (IND) for Ignyta’s new chemical entity RXDX-107, a next-generation alkyl ester of bendamustine encapsulated in human serum albumin (HSA) to form nanoparticles. [More]

Researchers Turn Electron Spin out of the Plane in Graphene

At a surface or interface the electron spin can form specific patterns but it remains in the surface plane. HZB researchers have now succeeded in turning the spin out of the plane, and they explain why this is a principl... [More]

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