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Material scientist wins competition for best nanotechnology photo

By using lasers to help grow nanotubes on a silicon plate, the researchers have created structures that, when viewed under a scanning electron microscope, resemble a jellyfish in the ocean. This image was recently awarded first prize in the national photo competition "Making Nano Visible."

Oct 4th, 2011

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Nanoparticles make DNA analysis 1,000 times faster

A University of Arkansas researcher has patented a process that reduces the time it takes to perform DNA analysis from hours to minutes. This development could contribute to many areas of health care and law enforcement, including diagnosing and treating disease, developing and testing new vaccines and forensic identification.

Oct 3rd, 2011

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Moving away from silicon technology

Transparent high-performance electronic devices made with new nano-structured materials that substitute silicon open the door to a new, greener era for technology.

Oct 3rd, 2011

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Profactor Group to coordinate Nanoimprint Lithography Austria project

The focus of the project cluster is on continuing the development of Nanoimprint Lithography (NIL) in the scope of eight tangible research projects. PROFACTOR, as the coordinator, will guide the combined forces of all research institutes in the country involved in NIL research and a number of enterprises interested in Nanoimprint Lithography applications.

Oct 3rd, 2011

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Targeting tumors with nanotechnology

Mansoor Amiji, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Northeastern University, has designed a nano-cocktail that targets multi-drug resistant tumors with remarkable accuracy and makes chemotherapy more efficient.

Oct 3rd, 2011

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