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Cerulean Pharma Raises $10 Million to Advance Nanopharmaceutical Product

Cerulean intends to use the proceeds from the financing to advance the clinical development of IT-101, a cyclodextrin-based camptothecin nanoparticle recently in-licensed from Calando Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and to accelerate the preclinical development of nanoparticle-based drugs using both Cerulean's pre-existing nanoparticle-based technology as well as the in-licensed cyclodextrin-based nanoparticle technology.

Posted: Jul 28th, 2009

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NanoDynamics Headed for Liquidation

The Buffalo News reports that Buffalo, NY based NanoDynamics, once lauded for its high-tech job growth potential, is now headed for liquidation. On Monday, the company filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, about a week after ceasing operations.

Posted: Jul 28th, 2009

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FEI's New Direct Electron Detector Revolutionizes Electron Microscopy of Biological and Other Beam-Sensitive Samples

FEI today announced the new Falcon Direct Electron Detector for its Titan and Tecnai transmission electron microscopes. The Falcon is based upon direct electron detection that enables the acquisition of low-noise images of delicate biological samples and other beam-sensitive materials that require low electron dose interactions to prevent radiation damage of the material.

Posted: Jul 27th, 2009

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