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Important Step Made Towards Creating Medical Nanorobots

Important Step Made Towards Creating Medical Nanorobots

MIPT Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step towards creating medical nanorobots. They...

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2014-08-26 16:26:52

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Nanotechnology Market Outlook 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/nanotechnology/nanotechnology_market_outlook_2017.htmlNanotechnology has been the greatest impetus to technological and industrial development in the 21st century and has been recognized as the resource for the next industrial revolution. The evolving technology has already influenced a large number of...

2014-08-21 23:05:31

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Global Microfluidic Device System Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Global Microfluidic Device System Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global microfluidic device market was...

nanopore dna sequencing
2014-08-17 02:00:34

Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gene-based personalized medicine has many possibilities for diagnosis and targeted therapy, but one big bottleneck: the expensive and time-consuming DNA-sequencing process. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have found that nanopores in the material molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) could sequence DNA more accurately, quickly and inexpensively than anything yet available....

2014-08-14 23:10:49

The 2014 7x24 Exchange of Atlanta and the Carolinas will feature Jack Uldrich as their keynote speaker. Uldrich, a highly acclaimed futurist, will be speaking on future trends. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The 2014 7x24 Exchange of Atlanta and the Carolinas will be held in Charleston, SC on August 14th and futurist Jack Uldrich is keynoting the event. The 7x24 Exchange is hailed as the "the end to end reliability forum", and their mission is to "promote better...

2014-08-14 23:00:44

The microdevice can provide new insights in disease studies and drug discovery by mimicking the complex multicellular structure and function of human airway tissue. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics. The microdevice includes multiple vertically stacked...

2014-08-14 08:20:56

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Titanium Dioxide Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Demand for lightweight vehicles has increased due to rising demand for fuel-efficient vehicles. This trend is anticipated to continue during the forecast period. Polycarbonate is a thermoplastic used in the production...

2014-08-13 23:01:22

Phoenix Venture Partners (PVP) has led a $5.2M Series A financing round in NBD Nanotechnologies, Inc., which develops durable functional surface wetting modifying coatings and additives. Phoenix was joined in the funding support by Supply Chain Ventures and previous angels. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 NBD Nanotechnologies, Inc. (NBD), a leader in the development of biomimetic inspired functional and durable surface wetting modifications has secured $5.2M in Series A funding to...

2014-08-13 16:26:19

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiOptix announced today an additional $1.4M financing from existing investors. The funds will be used to expand sales and marketing and ramp up manufacturing to meet growing customer demand. Rick Whitcomb, President and CEO of BiOptix, noted: "This latest increase in capital shows that our investors are confident in our plan and our team, and that BiOptix is on a solid path to commercial success." BiOptix continues to see opportunity...

2014-08-12 12:20:54

Wiezmann Institute of Science Competing forces coax nanocubes into helical structures Nanocubes are anything but child’s play. Weizmann Institute scientists have used them to create surprisingly yarn-like strands: They showed that given the right conditions, cube-shaped nanoparticles are able to align into winding helical structures. Their results, which reveal how nanomaterials can self-assemble into unexpectedly beautiful and complex structures, were recently published in Science....

Quantum dot displays
2014-08-12 03:00:04

American Chemical Society High-tech specks called quantum dots could bring brighter, more vibrant color to mass market TVs, tablets, phones and other displays. Today, a scientist will describe a new technology called 3M quantum dot enhancement film (QDEF) that efficiently makes liquid crystal display (LCD) screens more richly colored. His talk will be one of nearly 12,000 presentations at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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