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Silk And Diamonds Makes New Imaging And Drug Delivery Tool
2014-01-27 13:02:06

The Optical Society Silk and diamonds aren't just for ties and jewelry anymore. They're ingredients for a new kind of tiny glowing particle that could provide doctors and researchers with a novel technique for biological imaging and drug delivery. The new particles, just tens of nanometers across, are made of diamond and covered in silk. They can be injected into living cells, and because they glow when illuminated with certain kinds of light, biologists can use them to peer inside...

2014-01-23 23:30:11

LPS Industries, a leading North American supplier of flexible packaging solutions, recently announced the availability of two new film families in their portfolio that offer outstanding oxygen barrier properties, are environmentally friendly and are compliant with regulatory guidelines on a worldwide basis. Moonachie, NJ - (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 While both are effective oxygen barriers, each has its own special attributes. One is Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH), an environmentally...

See Through Screen MIT
2014-01-22 13:23:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at MIT have designed a new type of see-through screen that could be used as a heads-up data display system. The new system, reported in the journal Nature Communications, adds wide angle viewing, simplicity and low cost to current transparent display systems. Some heads-up display systems can already be seen in cars, where the bottom of the windshield is used to display information like miles-per-hour. Heads-up display...

Electronic Whiskers Could Help Robots Feel Their Surroundings
2014-01-22 05:03:39

[ Watch the Video: Cats Inspire Nanotechnology Whiskers For Robotics ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nanotechnology has brought us many advances such as electronic skin (e-skin) and electronic eye implants (e-eyes), and now, a research team from Berkeley Lab and the University of California Berkeley is on the verge of creating electronic whiskers. The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, describes the tactile sensors the team...

2014-01-19 20:20:17

~Tera-Barrier Films invents alternative stretchable plastic for prolonging shelf-life of pharmaceuticals, food and electronics SINGAPORE, Jan. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 1. Tera-Barrier Films (TBF) Pte Ltd, a spin-off company from A*STAR's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering's (IMRE), has invented a new plastic film using a revolutionary nano-inspired process that makes the material thinner but as effective as aluminium foil in keeping air and...

2014-01-15 23:27:38

Engineered Data, LLC has designed, tested and filed a patent application for the first commercial filter to use military-grade nano-porous synthetic iron oxide particles for remediation of small metal + inorganic pollution particles that standard hepa filters + activated carbon miss. Originally designed for air and gas filtration, with minor modifications, this filter can also be used for water filtration. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Five factors make Engineered Data's...

2014-01-14 04:21:08

SINGAPORE, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro-Sphere SA (MS) and NanoMaterials Technology Private Limited (NMT) jointly announced today that both have formed technology partnership in combining MS's spray drying technology and NMT's High Gravity Controlled Precipitation (HGCP) Technology to provide development and manufacturing services to pharmaceutical, skincare and cosmetic companies. Based on the partnership agreement, both parties shall collaborate together to work on new...

UB Names Five Inventions That Could Significantly Benefit Consumers
2014-01-13 14:40:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In reviewing work performed during 2013, University at Buffalo officials have projected five research projects conducted at the school last year that could have a significant impact on consumers in the future. From refining LED technology to ultrasonic body sensors, UB researchers filed several promising provisional patent applications, a precursor to a proper patent, in 2013. “As a major public research university, we want to...

2014-01-04 23:21:09

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Metal Oxide Nanopowders. The market for Metal Oxide Nanopowders is projected to witness robust growth led by emerging new applications in consumer goods, electronics, personal care, medical, military and automotive industries. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Nanopowders can be primarily categorized as metal oxides, pure metals, compounds, and compound oxides. Metal oxides account for about 75% of the overall...

2013-12-27 23:04:10

After the successful presentation of its NanoLub® oil and grease EP AW/AF additives at Automechanika Shanghai in December, NanoMaterials will continue its marketing efforts in Asia by presenting in two major conferences in India, where it already has a well established customer base. The NLGI held in Chandigarh on Feb 2-4 2014 and the ASIATRIB-2014 held in Agra on Feb. 17-20, 2014. (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 NanoMaterials Ltd., the innovative nanotechnology lubricants company and a...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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