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Liposomes are successful drug delivery vehicles prescribed for several types of cancer but also for treatment of fungal infections or pain management. Now, researchers show a straightforward method to functionalize liposomes for specific targeting,...
by Medical University of Vienna
10.20.2017
12:33pm
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Set to open its doors next year, the new £60 million center will accelerate the commercial pace of graphene and two-dimensional materials in the U.K.
by The University of Manchester
10.20.2017
12:26pm
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Pinning DNA-sized ribbons of carbon to a gas sensor can boost its sensitivity far better than any other known carbon material.
by Scott Schrage, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10.20.2017
12:18pm
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What appears to be a unique selfie opportunity was actually a critical photo for the cryogenic testing of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope in Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
by Maggie Masetti, NASA
10.20.2017
12:10pm
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Invention bagged four patents and could potentially make microprocessor chips work 1,000 times faster.
by National University of Singapore
10.20.2017
11:37am
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A multidisciplinary group has developed a novel platform to diagnose infectious disease at the point-of-care, using a smartphone as the detection instrument in conjunction with a test kit in the format of a credit card.
by Janet McGreevy, The University of Illinois Micro + Nanotechnology Laboratory
10.19.2017
12:58pm
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New technique bends light, pushing the limit of thin-film absorption in solar and water-splitting applications.
by Mary L. Martialay, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
10.19.2017
12:51pm
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With uncertainty around the risks of nanomaterials hampering the EU’s innovative potential, researchers are working on a safety concept to better monitor this emerging technology.
by CORDIS
10.19.2017
12:45pm
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Hidden chambers help with contamination control.
by Eric Villard and Rob Gutro, NASA
10.19.2017
12:39pm
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A cancer study describes the use of cutting-edge microscopy technology to visualize how liposomes escape from blood vessels into surrounding cells in a living mouse, offering clues that may help researchers design better drug delivery systems.
by Garth Sundem, University of Colorado Cancer Center
10.19.2017
12:29pm
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Water-repellent surfaces and coatings could make ice removal a literal breeze by forcing ice to grow up rather than just skate by, says a new study.
by Scott Schrage, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10.18.2017
1:07pm
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To make natural gas and biogas suitable for use, methane has to be separated from CO2. This involves the use of membranes: filters that stop the methane and let the CO2 pass through. Researchers have developed a new membrane that makes the separation...
by KU Leuven
10.18.2017
12:48pm
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Loading nanofiber sutures with vitamin D induces the production of an infection-fighting peptide, new research shows. The discovery could represent an important advance in the prevention of surgical site infections, a multibillion-dollar challenge each...
by Oregon State University
10.18.2017
11:57am
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A new study reveals the potential for even smarter transistors.
by J. Latimer, Concordia University
10.18.2017
11:37am
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Blue Thunder Technologies offers its ZeroWaste boxes for recycling various cleanroom consumable items. Offered in three sizes, the recycling boxes give customers a way to dispose of their waste sustainably and recycle disposable items such as cleanroom...
10.18.2017
10:50am
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Like a tuning fork struck with a mallet, tiny gold nanodisks can be made to vibrate at resonant frequencies when struck by light. Researchers have showed they can selectively alter those vibrational frequencies by gathering different-sized nanodisks into...
by Jade Boyd, Rice University
10.17.2017
1:07pm
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The side-by-side deposition of atomically flat semiconductor sheets enhances solar cell conversion efficiency.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
10.17.2017
11:02am
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Under the influence of shear forces, nanoparticles from the secretion of velvet worms form polymer fibers that can be recycled in water.
by Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
10.17.2017
10:49am
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The organizers of the 2018 Laboratory Design Conference have announced the date and location for the 17th annual conference, presented by Laboratory Design and R...
10.17.2017
10:22am
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The unique design of HEMCO's UniFlow SE Dual Entry Hood features safety glass sashes front and rear that allows observers a clear view as well as easy access to procedures.
10.17.2017
2:30am
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In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
10.16.2017
12:25pm
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Novel two-dimensional, metal organic hybrids efficiently conduct charge, eventually storing renewable energy.
by Ian Chaffee, USC
10.16.2017
11:11am
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A new method that precisely measures the mysterious behavior and magnetic properties of electrons flowing across the surface of quantum materials could open a path to next-generation electronics.
by Oak Ridge National Laboratory
10.16.2017
10:34am
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Researchers advance the characterization, purification of nanotube wires and films.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
10.16.2017
10:24am
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The world's first ISO graphene standard has been published. The standard will provide consistency across the emerging world-wide graphene industry and accelerate the 2D material's commercial exploitation.
by National Physical Laboratory
10.16.2017
9:54am
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Controlled Environments accepts non-commercial articles on topics pertaining to all aspects of cleanroom design and operation as well as contamination detection, control, and technology in these markets.
10.13.2017
11:13am
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The researchers’ technique is an important step toward producing clean fuels that can help solve global energy challenges.
by Joan Koka, Argonne National Laboratory
10.13.2017
10:49am
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The finding can help address problems for companies in fields from biopharmaceuticals to chemical manufacturing.
by Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University
10.13.2017
10:06am
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Puncture an astronaut's space suit — whether by projectile, the sharp edge of a tool or falling onto a rock — and you could let in a world of trouble.
by University of Delaware
10.13.2017
9:56am
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Qosina's 2018 product catalog features over 5,000 stock components. The four-color, glossy print catalog consists of more than 500 pages with full-scale illustrations on a one-centimeter grid and includes approximately 150 new parts, such as connectors,...
10.13.2017
5:31am
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A new way to control the positioning of individual molecules on the surface of materials that are only a single layer of atoms thick has been discovered by a team of scientists.
by London Centre for Nanotechnology
10.12.2017
10:57am
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A new sensor makes it possible to measure when the body starts burning fat with a convenient breathalyzer. In the future, the procedure will not just be used by police checking for alcohol intoxication, but also for testing the condition of athletes and...
by Fabio Bergamin, ETH Zürich
10.12.2017
10:12am
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Researchers create atom-thick alloys with unanticipated magnetic properties.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
10.12.2017
9:56am
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Researchers have advanced a unique experimental device to better test the durability of high performance and robust polymeric materials that appear to strengthen themselves under attack by rapid impact.
by ARL Public Affairs
10.12.2017
9:44am
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We have come a long way from leaky sulfur-acid automobile batteries, but modern lithium batteries still have some down sides. Now, engineers have discovered a different type of lithium sulfur battery that could be more efficient, less expensive, and...
by A'ndrea Elyse Messer, Penn State
10.12.2017
9:31am
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Particle Measuring Systems offers its LiQuilaz® II particle counter for DI water and chemicals. This will replace the long-standing LiQuilaz, an industry stalwart for over 25 years.
10.12.2017
6:24am
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The quality control agent in charge of environmental monitoring in the New England Compounding Center’s cleanroom testified that her email to the supervising pharmacist — which expressed concern that lab technicians had not completed reading the standard...
10.11.2017
1:20pm
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Engineers have created a novel technological solution to the pressing global challenge of water scarcity by creating a suite of solar steam generation devices that are at once efficient, easily accessible, environmentally friendly, biodegradable, and...
by University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering
10.11.2017
11:51am
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By finding materials that act in ways similar to the mechanisms that biology uses to retain and process information, scientists hope to find clues to help us build smarter computers.
by Savannah Mitchem, Argonne National Laboratory
10.11.2017
11:38am
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Ingestible devices could diagnose gastrointestinal slowdown or monitor food intake.
by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office
10.11.2017
11:26am
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