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2011-01-31 15:33:13

The ability of some forms of plankton and bacteria to build an extra natural layer of nanoparticle-like armor has inspired chemists at the University of Warwick to devise a startlingly simple way to give drug bearing polymer vesicles (microscopic polymer based sacs of liquid) their own armored protection. The Warwick researchers have been able to decorate these hollow structures with a variety of nanoparticles opening a new strategy in the design of vehicles for drug release, for example by...

2010-12-16 05:14:00

LONDON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Publishers Ltd informs that new in-demand market research reports by Future Markets, Inc have been added to its catalogue. Nanocoatings for the Aerospace Industry. This research presents a detailed analysis of production methods and coating types, provides information on market structures, market drivers and revenues. The research presents detailed company profiles......

2010-11-24 02:58:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CAMT), announced that SELA - Semiconductor Engineering Laboratories Ltd. ("SELA"), whose share capital was fully acquired by Camtek in November 2009, was chosen as one of the top 10 nanotechnology companies in Israel by the NanoIsrael 2010 Committee. SELA is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of automated SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope) and TEM (Transmission...

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2010-08-24 10:35:00

Nanoscale simulations and theoretical research performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are bringing scientists closer to realizing graphene's potential in electronic applications. A research team led by ORNL's Bobby Sumpter, Vincent Meunier and Eduardo Cruz-Silva has discovered how loops develop in graphene, an electrically conductive high-strength low-weight material that resembles an atomic-scale honeycomb. Structural loops that sometimes form during a graphene...

2010-07-20 15:30:00

FEI to Leverage SMTC's Mexico Operations for Large Scale System Integration TORONTO, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTX, TSX: SMX) ("SMTC"), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, announced today a strategic relationship with FEI Company (Nasdaq:FEIC) (FEI). FEI is a premier provider of electron and ion-beam microscopes and tools for nanoscale applications across many industries: industrial and academic materials research, life sciences,...

2010-06-21 07:28:00

DALLAS, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Device practice at MarketsandMarkets is pleased to announce a new report titled Microscopy - Advanced Technologies in Latin America (2010 - 2015). Browse in-depth TOC on Microscopy - Advanced Technologies in Latin America (2010 - 2015) Market Report. Early buyers will receive 10% customization of reports http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/Microscopy-America-238.html The development of confocal microscopes and new...

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2010-06-17 07:26:49

Scientists can now peer into the inner workings of catalyst nanoparticles 3,000 times smaller than a human hair within nanoseconds. The findings point the way toward future work that could greatly improve catalyst efficiency in a variety of processes that are crucial to the world's energy security, such as petroleum catalysis and catalyst-based nanomaterial growth for next-generation rechargeable batteries. The work was performed in a collaborative effort by Lawrence Livermore National...

2010-06-07 10:37:00

RICHMOND, Va., June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Air Technologies Laboratory announced today that it now has the ability to detect "carbon black and soot" in the environment and confirm its presence using electron microscopy that magnifies objects by a factor of up to 100,000 times - a step that goes well beyond conventional scanning technologies. Carbon black and soot are the names insurance companies use to distinguish the dangerous microscopic particles within smoke from fires....

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2010-05-18 09:18:36

Scientists have for the first time successfully imaged the internal tissues of a soft bodied marine worm at high resolution using a technique borrowed from biomedical science. The findings are published in the Journal of Microscopy. "Invertebrate worms are important for the functioning of marine ecosystems, and studies of their internal anatomy are needed to understand their physiology, ecology and evolution," explained John Dinley of the University of Southampton's School of Ocean and Earth...

2010-05-04 13:08:59

Cryo-electron microscopy images shed light on virus structure, function UCLA researchers report in the April 30 edition of the journal Cell that they have imaged a virus structure at a resolution high enough to effectively "see" atoms, the first published instance of imaging biological complexes at such a resolution. The research team, led by Hong Zhou, UCLA professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, used cryo-electron microscopy to image the structure at 3.3 angstroms. An...


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