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Nanotechnology-Based Engine Oil Lubricant Reduces Fuel Consumption in Vehicles by More Than 5%

ApNano Materials, Inc., a cleantech company and provider of nanotechnology-based products, today announced that vehicle tests carried out by independent automotive test centers and car fleets, including field tests of cars and heavy trucks, show that NanoLub, the company?s proprietary nanotechnology-based lubricant, led to an enhancement in compression efficiency and a reduction of over 5% in fuel consumption of the vehicles.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2009

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NanoReg, Keller and Heckman Host Nanotechnology Webinar Series

Building on last year's successful workshop on the regulation of nanotechnology, NanoReg, Keller and Heckman have announced Nanotechnology Today, a series of webinars designed to address the current industry outlook for nanotechnology under the new Administration and the challenges associated with the safe development of nano-enhanced products.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2009

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CombiMatrix Receives New Contract From NASA

CombiMatrix Corporation announced today that it has received a four year contract for $858,298 from NASA's Ames Research Center to design and test a microfluidic system that incorporates CombiMatrix's semiconductor microarray as part of an integrated genetic analysis platform that can be deployed in satellites.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2009

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National Physical Laboratory to Evaluate NanoSight

The UK's national metrology institute, the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), is commencing a one-year evaluation program of NanoSight's nanoparticle characterization technology, Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2009

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PolyOne and Zyvex to Jointly Develop Carbon-Nanotube Thermoplastic Composites

PolyOne Corporation, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, and Zyvex Performance Materials, a recognized worldwide leader in carbon nanotube-enhanced applications, today announced a joint development agreement to provide carbon nanotube-filled polymer materials for structural and electrically conductive applications.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2009

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Nicast To Exhibit and Present Results of the AVflo Clinical Trial

Nicast, developer of medical devices made of electrospun nanofabric, announced today that it will exhibit the AVflo vascular access graft for hemodialysis, its flagship product which received CE certification in October 2008, at the Charing Cross 31st International Symposium in London, April 4-7, 2009

Posted: Mar 12th, 2009

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