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Any Windows Can Be Self-Cleaning

Any windows can be self-cleaning, according to SCF Technologies. It has become the first company to develop an aftermarket window coating that uses the sun's energy to break down dust and grime, saving time and helping protect the environment

Posted: Mar 12th, 2008

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Europractice IC Service Expands to MEMS Prototyping

Tronics Microsystems SA, a leading global manufacturer of custom MEMS components for demanding applications, and IMEC, representing Europractice IC Service, announced today their collaboration to enable Europractice IC Service to add MEMS to its Multi-Project Wafer programs.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2008

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Altairnano Reports Fiscal Year 2007 Results

Altair Nanotechnologies Inc., a leading provider of advanced nanomaterials technology for use in energy, pharmaceutical, life sciences and industrial applications, today reported financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2008

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Unidym Enters into Development Agreement with Nippon Kayaku to Integrate Carbon Nanotubes into Thin Film Solar Cells

Unidym, Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corporation, announced today that it has entered into a joint development agreement with Nippon Kayaku, to integrate Unidym's printable transparent electrodes into Nippon Kayaku's thin film solar cells. Nippon Kayaku Co. is a diversified Japanese chemical company with over $1.4B in 2007 sales that is bringing its global development and manufacturing capabilities to the rapidly developing thin film solar cell market.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2008

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Altogen Biosystems Launches Custom Biotechnology Research Services: Generation of Stable Cell Lines and RNAi Cell Transfection Services

Altogen Biosystems announced launch of new contract research services. Altogen Custom Services focus on providing specialized biotechnology and pharmaceutical services, including RNA Interference (RNAi) services, generation of stably-expressing cell lines, assay development, screening and transfection services. In particular, the company will draw upon their unique experience with over hundred cancer cell lines and expertise in polymer and nanoparticle-based gene delivery technologies.

Posted: Mar 12th, 2008

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Liquidia Technologies Makes Second Major Announcement - Dr. Seth A. Rudnick as Chairman of the Board

Liquidia Technologies, a nanotechnology company focused on development of engineered particle-based therapeutics and featured optical films, announced today the appointment of Seth A. Rudnick, M.D. as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Dr. Rudnick has been an adjunct clinical professor of medicine at The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and is a partner at Canaan Partners, a global venture capital firm.

Posted: Mar 11th, 2008

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NanoTecCenter Weiz Selects EV Group Mask Aligner for Advanced R&D Facility Focused on Organic Electronics

EV Group, a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that Austrian technology-research company NanoTecCenter Weiz Forschungsgesellschaft mbH has purchased an EVG620 precision alignment system for installation in its new R&D facility focused on organic/plastic electronics.

Posted: Mar 11th, 2008

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Bruker Daltonics Announces FlashFormula NALDI-TOF Solution

At Pittcon 2008, Bruker Daltonics announced the novel FlashFormula solution for the identification and molecular sum formula determination of small molecules for use with Bruker's FLEX-series of laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometers and processing software. The method uses the robust and sensitive nanotechnology-based NALDI targets developed for direct deposit, matrix-free LDI analysis.

Posted: Mar 11th, 2008

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Papers Invited for VOICE 2008, Verigy's 3rd Annual Conference for Users and Partners

Verigy, a premier semiconductor test company, has issued the call-for-papers for VOICE 2008, the third annual conference for Verigy customers and partners using the V93000 SOC Series and the V5000 Series of memory testers. Paper proposals are welcomed for the following four technology tracks: Communications; Processors and Converters; High-Speed Digital Interfaces; and Memory (SDRAM, SRAM, Flash, DDR, and high-speed memory), as well as the Test Techniques and Methodologies and Productivity and Software Tools tracks.

Posted: Mar 10th, 2008

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NanoBusiness Alliance Completes Successful Public Policy Tour of Washington, DC

The NanoBusiness Alliance, a leading nanotechnology trade association, today announced that CEOs from over forty of its member companies met with members of the House Science, Senate Commerce and Senate Small Business committees and members of the House and Senate Nanotech Caucuses during a two-day policy tour held recently in Washington, DC.

Posted: Mar 10th, 2008

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