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Increased use of Nanomaterials Emerging as a Key Trend in the Global Tennis

Increased use of Nanomaterials Emerging as a Key Trend in the Global Tennis
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to the latest market research report by Technavio, the global tennis equipment market is expected to reach 1.37 billion in revenue by 2020. Global tennis equipment market expected to reach 1.37 billion in revenue by …
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The meeting of the RAS Council on materials and nanomaterials
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Light-driven dinitrogen reduction: Scientists shed new light on global energy
"So, the new process, which uses nanomaterials to capture light energy, could be a game-changer." "Using light directly to create a catalyst is much more energy efficient, says Brown, NREL research scientist. "This new ammonia-producing process is the …
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The Global Market for Nanomaterials in Flexible Screens, Transparent
As well as enabling novel approaches to display designs, nanomaterials are also incorporated into display components, such as transparent electrodes, thin film transistors, coatings, sensors, transparent conductors, and infrared and visible photodetectors.
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New cancer drug delivery system could be 'transformational'

New cancer drug delivery system could be 'transformational'
In a mouse study published this week, the nanotechnology-based strategy destroyed a particularly lethal type of breast cancer after it reached the lung, a stage of the disease considered almost untreatable. The team hopes to test the strategy on …
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Nanoscale rotor, gripper push DNA origami to new limits
Another recent paper, in Nature Nanotechnology, reported a hinged molecular manipulator, also made from DNA. These are just the latest steps in a campaign to transform so-called "DNA origami" into an industrially useful, commercially viable technology.
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Dubai Takes Innovation to the Sports Arena With World Future Sports Games in
Dubai today announced that it will organize World Future Sports Games in December 2017 as the first initiative of its kind in the world featuring innovation and futuristic technology based sports competitions. The World Future Sports Games was unveiled …
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The science of watching paint dry; new nanotech research could improve
Date: March 18, 2016; Source: University of Surrey; Summary: New research has described a new physical mechanism that separates particles according to their size during the drying of wet coatings. The discovery could help improve the performance of a …
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Syracuse chemists combine biology, nanotechnology to create alternate energy
Quantum rods and luciferase enzymes are nanomaterials and biomaterials, respectively. When combined correctly, these materials produce bioluminescence–except, instead of coming from a biomaterial, such as a firefly enzyme, the light eminates from a …
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Scientists Reveal New Way to Make Carbon Neutral and Carbon Negative Electric
This process was developed by the Licht team and published in the Nano letters journal in August 2015. STEP utilizes sunlight to provide the thermal and electrical energy required for splitting carbon dioxide into oxygen and carbon, and creates carbon …
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Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Increases Stake in Puma Biotechnology Inc (PBYI)
Puma Biotechnology logo Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. increased its position in Puma Biotechnology Inc (NASDAQ:PBYI) by 39.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 84,300 shares of the …
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Zika: Why Biotechnology is Imperative to National Security. Analysis of
Let's not wait for Wikileaks to tell us 10 years from now just how bad the nations of the world had been infiltrated and exploited through biotechnology before we recognize this industry as absolutely vital to national security and begin investing in …
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A roadmap for bulk nanomaterials based on 2D building blocks

A roadmap for bulk nanomaterials based on 2D building blocks
This scaling up of nanomaterials in the broader context of materials science and engineering is the topic of a Perspective article in ACS Nano ("Bulk Nanostructured Materials Based on Two-Dimensional Building Blocks: A Roadmap"), where the authors …
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New fluorescent nanomaterials take inspiration from plant antenna systems
This is the aim being pursued by the UPV/EHU's Molecular Spectroscopy Group which, coinciding with the International Year of Light, has designed a set of fluorescent nanomaterials which have taken their inspiration from the antenna systems of plants.
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OECD Publishes Reports Concerning Nanomaterials
Considerations for Using Dissolution as a Function of Surface Chemistry to Evaluate Environmental Behaviour Of Nanomaterials in Risk Assessments: A Preliminary Case Study Using Silver Nanoparticles — The December 18, 2015, report discusses …
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Isolated Scholars: Making Bricks, Not Shaping Policy

Isolated Scholars: Making Bricks, Not Shaping Policy
It is time to build the wall from the large and growing body of research in the physical and social sciences on a host of issues: not just climate change, but also nanotechnology, nuclear power, autism and vaccines, GMOs, and more. Academic scholarship …
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Scientists from the Kurchatov Institute, MIPT, the University of Parma (Italy), Moscow State University, and Saint Petersburg State University have created a neural network based on polymeric memristors – devices that can potentially be used to build …
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Medical Nanotechnology: 3 Areas of Research
Proponents of “bigger is better” may want to think again, particularly when it comes to nanotechnology. That's because advancements in nanotechnology could also mean advancements in the medical devices market. Nanotechnology is proving to be a viable …
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UW-Madison nanotech center receives million
A Madison-based research hub devoted to evaluating the environmental effect of nanotechnology has received $ 20 million in National Science Foundation funding over the next five years. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is the host institution for the …
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Commercial gene tests can't predict sports performance
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Commercial genetic testing designed to reveal athletic potential for sports is being called meaningless by a group of experts, who also warn …
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After decades of defeat, Caltech finds formula for winning in conference
Picture a solitary figure, shooting baskets and muttering. The man is pale and skinny, with round glasses and wispy brown hair. Looks fortyish, like he should be teaching calculus. But instead he's here in an otherwise deserted gym, in Pasadena, on a …
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A new way to deliver microRNAs for cancer treatment: Scientists exploit gene

A new way to deliver microRNAs for cancer treatment: Scientists exploit gene
“This is a platform that can deliver any gene of interest,” says Natalie Artzi, a research scientist in MIT's Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) and an assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. “This work …
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Oakton to sponsor nanotechnology open houses
Nanotechnology is playing an increasingly important role in biology, chemistry, engineering, medicine, and physics, from building microprocessors and delivering anti-cancer drugs efficiently to making clothes more stain resistant and improving …
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Nanotechnology Future Outlook 2016

Nanotechnology Future Outlook 2016
No doubt, investors are keeping an eye on the nanotechnology future outlook and what could be next. To get more insight into this area, the Investing News Network spoke with Anthony Vicari, an analyst on the advanced materials team at Lux Research, …
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Nanotechnology specialist to lead Virginia Tech's research division
Virginia Tech will begin the New Year with a new vice president for research and innovation, the university has announced. Theresa Mayer, a nanotechnology researcher and associate dean for research and innovation at Penn State's College of Engineering, …
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Northeastern faculty spark a sea change in the nanomedicine field
Nanomedicine uses nanotechnology—the science of building devices from infinitesimally small particles—for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. … Recently the two received a $ 496,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to …
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ASU strengthens STEM education 'ecosystem' through museum initiatives
The toolkits and exhibitions are modeled after successful initiatives of the NSF-funded Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net), a national collaboration of researchers and informal science educators that reaches 11 million members of …
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Exclusive: India's GVFL gets nod for $38m startup fund

Exclusive: India's GVFL gets nod for m startup fund
First, a $ 50 million fund to back clean technology, Nano technology and edtech firms and second, a $ 10-million fund, a micro-cap fund, to invest in education technology, cleantech and nanotechnology focused companies. The government has also launched …

Worldwide Microscopy Devices Market (Semiconductors, Life Sciences
Fresh interests in new areas like nanotechnology and atomic scale semiconductor arrangement has created requirements for microscopes employing mediums much more penetrative than light itself, i.e. electron, X-ray, etc. This has enabled us to venture …
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Hu, Alivisatos to receive National Medals of Science, Technology
An award-winning chemist and internationally recognized authority on the fabrication of nanocrystals and their use in solar energy applications, he is the scientific founder of two prominent nanotechnology companies, Nanosys and Quantum Dot Corp, now a …
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Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Presents New Nanotechnology Equipment
The Institute of Solid State Physics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (ISSP-BAS) held a workshop on “Nanotechnology and nanomaterials: new equipment in the ISSP-BAS” with representatives of leading companies in the nanotechnology field in …