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Major Stem Cell Breakthrough

Minerva Biotechnologies, a leading nanotechnology, cancer and stem cell development company today announced a major breakthrough in stem cell research. Minerva and collaborators at the University of California at Santa Barbara discovered that a single, new growth factor can not only support massive growth of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) in vitro, but also maintains them in a nearly 100% undifferentiated state without the need for fibroblast "'eeder cells'.

Posted: Oct 3rd, 2008

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mPhase Smart Nanobattery Demonstration on Video

Microfludics and nanotechnology development company mPhase Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has released a video demonstrating how its manually activated reserve lithium battery with breakable separator is used to power a LED Maglite flashlight.

Posted: Oct 2nd, 2008

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ASM Finalizes Sale of its NanoPhotonics Stake

ASM International today announced that it has finalized the sale of its 72.86% interest in NanoPhotonics AG, a company engaged in defect measurement equipment for the semiconductor industry, to Ricmar Beteiligungs GmbH, of Kramsach, Austria.

Posted: Oct 2nd, 2008

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Successful Pilot Operation of Industrial-Scale Microreactor Technology

Corning Incorporated and DSM Pharma Chemicals announced publication of a joint paper at CPhI Worldwide 2008 in Frankfurt, Germany this week, describing a successful, commercially viable demonstration of Corning?s microreactor technology for Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) production.

Posted: Oct 1st, 2008

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