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Exposing cancer's lethal couriers with nanochains

Malignant cells that leave a primary tumor, travel the bloodstream and grow out of control in new locations cause the vast majority of cancer deaths. New nanotechnology developed at Case Western Reserve University detects these metastases in mouse models of breast cancer far earlier than current methods, a step toward earlier, life-saving diagnosis and treatment.

Sep 24th, 2012

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University at Buffalo partners with Zimbabwe universities to create international nanotechnology center

Two of the University at Buffalo's leading research centers, the Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics (ILPB), and the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences have signed on to launch the Zimbabwe International Nanotechnology Center (ZINC) -- a national nanotechnology research program -- with the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) and the Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT).

Sep 24th, 2012

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The inner world of complex catalysts

Using state-of-the-art visualization techniques, chemical engineers at ETH Zurich explore the complex inner life of porous catalysts. Their work will aid in the development of rational catalyst design, allowing promising laboratory leads to find their way into large-scale industrial production.

Sep 24th, 2012

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Researchers demonstrate 'giant' forces in super-strong nanomaterials

In a study that could lead to advances in the emerging fields of optical computing and nanomaterials, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology report that a new class of nanoscale slot waveguides pack 100 to 1,000 times more transverse optical force than conventional silicon slot waveguides.

Sep 24th, 2012

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