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Mini Robots Invade US Nanospace

What is the size of a gambling die, zips around a microscope stage at 2mm/s but can stop on a dime with nanometer precision, then manipulate and probe anything from biological cells to semiconductors, MEMs or LEDs? They are the new "miBots" from Imina Technologies.

Nov 9th, 2011

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Nanometrics Introduces Atlas II OCD System

Nanometrics Incorporated, a leading supplier of advanced metrology systems, today introduced the Atlas II optical critical dimension system, a next-generation tool for high-performance process control metrology.

Nov 8th, 2011

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NanoString Secures $20M in Series D Financing

New investors include GE, BioMed Ventures and Henri Termeer, former Chairman and CEO of Genzyme Corporation. All previous venture investors in NanoString also participated in the financing, including Clarus Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and OVP Venture Partners.

Nov 7th, 2011

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SiMPore Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Next-generation Cell Culture System

SiMPore will examine methods to create micro-patterned walls in order to expand SiMPore's ultrathin membrane offerings from 4-wells, currently available in CytoVu imaging slides, into a microarray format of 96 or 384 wells. These new microarrays would fill a need for high-throughput or single cell studies.

Nov 2nd, 2011

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