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Daily Times - Leading News Resource of Pakistan

DailyTimes delivers the latest breaking news and information on the latest top stories, entertainment, business, cricket, politics, and more.
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A one-day seminar on ‘Nanotechnology and Stakeholders in Pakistan’ commenced here on Monday where Ministry of Science and Technology Secretary Akhlaq Ahmad Tarar emphasised on the importance of nanotechnology.

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IBM Research: IBM Scientists Honored with Feynman Prize

IBM Research: IBM Scientists Honored with Feynman Prize | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
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IBM Research scientists Gerhard Meyer, Leo Gross, and Jascha Repp (Dr. Repp now works at Regensburg University) were awarded the Foresight Institute's Feynman Prize for Experiment for their work in advancing the frontiers of scanning probe microscopy.

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Germany : Aachen-Dresden International Textile Conference in Nov’13 - Textile News Germany

The seventh annual Aachen-Dresden International Textile Conference will be held on November 28-29, 2013 at Aachen in Germany. The
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The seventh annual Aachen-Dresden International Textile Conference will be held on November 28-29, 2013 at Aachen in Germany.

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Innovative Uses of Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture Explored in Special Issue of Industrial Biotechnology

Innovative Uses of Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture Explored in Special Issue of Industrial Biotechnology | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
New Rochelle, NY — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) invests nearly $10 million a year to support about 250 nanoscale science and engineering projects that could lead to revolutionary a...
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) invests nearly $10 million a year to support about 250 nanoscale science and engineering projects that could lead to revolutionary advances in agriculture and food systems.

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Fine patterns that combine single-atom-thick graphene, boron nitride point toward 2-D electronic devices

Fine patterns that combine single-atom-thick graphene, boron nitride point toward 2-D electronic devices | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
Rice University scientists have taken an important step toward the creation of two-dimensional electronics with a process to make patterns in atom-thick layers that combine a conductor and an insulator.
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Rice University scientists have taken an important step toward the creation of two-dimensional electronics with a process to make patterns in atom-thick layers that combine a conductor and an insulator.

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Billion-euro Brain simulation and Graphene research projects win European funds

Billion-euro brain simulation and graphene projects win European funds Efforts to model the whole brain and to push graphene into the marketplace triumph in flagship contest. The European Commissio...
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The European Commission has selected the two research proposals it will fund to the tune of half-a-billion euros each after a two-year, high-profile contest.
The Human Brain Project, led by neuroscientist Henry Markram at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, plans to simulate everything known about the human brain in a supercomputer — a breathtaking ambition that has been met with some scepticism.

 

The other project, called Graphene, is led by theoretical physicist Jari Kinaret at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. It will develop the potential of graphene — an ultrathin, flexible and conducting form of carbon — along with related materials for applications in computing, batteries and sensors.

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NASA Scientist to Give Space Talk | University of Arkansas at Little Rock

NASA Scientist to Give Space Talk | University of Arkansas at Little Rock | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
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The center, with five institutional partners including UALR, is committed to developing the next generation solar cells by using nanomaterials and nanotechnology.  UALR faculty member Dr. Jingbiao Cui, physics professor, is the center’s director.

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Dais Analytic receives grant to work on energy-saving technology - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Dais Analytic Corp. has received a second grant from a joint U.S. Department of ...
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Dias will use the grant to develop an energy-efficient compact dehumidification system that uses a nano-composite membrane, according to a written statement.

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DNA and quantum dots: All that glitters is not gold

DNA and quantum dots: All that glitters is not gold | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
A NIST team has shown that by bringing gold nanoparticles close to the dots and using a DNA template to control the distances, the intensity of a quantum dot's fluorescence can be predictably increased or decreased.
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A team of researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has shown that by bringing gold nanoparticles close to the dots and using a DNA template to control the distances, the intensity of a quantum dot's fluorescence can be predictably increased or decreased.* This breakthrough opens a potential path to using quantum dots as a component in better photodetectors, chemical sensors and nanoscale lasers.

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Storing data in individual molecules: Molecular memory near room temperature

Storing data in individual molecules: Molecular memory near room temperature | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
Moore's law—the well-known doubling of computer chips' computational power every 18 months or so—has been paced by a similarly steady increase in the storage capacity of disk drives.
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In an alternate design, the top electrode is a tiny tip, like the tip of an atomic force microscope, positioned less than a nanometer above the storage molecules. But again, a magnetic electrode poses problems—in this case, by limiting how densely the storage cells can be packed. If they're too close together, a magnetic tip might change the magnetic orientation of cells adjacent to the one it's intended to address. That's not a concern with nonmagnetic tips.

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Scientists Create Super Helical Polymer Nano Rope Gel

Scientists Create Super Helical Polymer Nano Rope Gel | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
It stiffens when heated and retains moisture a hundred times better than other gels. Chemists at Radboud University Nijmegen have created a gel made from helical polymers.
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It stiffens when heated and retains moisture a hundred times better than other gels. Chemists at Radboud University Nijmegen have created a gel made from helical polymers. The molecules twist together to form a ‘nano rope’, from which strong, stiff networks are produced. What is unusual is that a solution of the material is liquid when cold and turns into a gel when warmed – exactly the opposite of what happens to gelatine, for example. The leading scientific journal Nature published a paper showing how the ‘super gel’ works and its properties on 24 January. Together with the business community, the researchers are also developing various biomedical applications for this extraordinary gel.
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Nanometer Tunnels Dug in Graphite

Nanometer Tunnels Dug in Graphite | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
The world's smallest tunnels have a width of a few nanometers only. Researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Rice University, USA, have dug such tunnels into graphite samples.
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The world's smallest tunnels have a width of a few nanometers only. Researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Rice University, USA, have dug such tunnels into graphite samples. This will allow structuring of the interior of materials through self-organization in the nanometer range and tailoring of nanoporous graphite for applications in medicine and battery technology. Results are now presented in the scientific journal Nature Communications (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2399).
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The World’s Largest Nanotechnology Exhibition - nano tech 2013

The World’s Largest Nanotechnology Exhibition - nano tech 2013 | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
The World’s Largest Nanotechnology Exhibition - nano tech 2013
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The nano tech Executive Committee is pleased to present nano tech 2013, the 12th International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference, from January 30 to February 1 at Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center), East Exhibition Halls 4, 5, and 6 and Conference Tower.

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IBM Research: Profile of a Scientist: Qing Cao

IBM Research: Profile of a Scientist: Qing Cao | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
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Qing Cao, recently named one of Forbes’ 30 under 30 in Science and Healthcare for his work on carbon nanotubes, has also filed 9 patent applications in his young IBM career of four years. Inspiration comes in many forms for all IBMers who have contributed to IBM’s 20 yearsof patent leadership.

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Single-Photon Detector with Superconducting Nanowires Demonstrates Unattained Detection Efficiency

Single-Photon Detector with Superconducting Nanowires Demonstrates Unattained Detection Efficiency | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
Ultrafast, efficient, and reliable single-photon detectors are among the most sought-after components in photonics and quantum communication, which have not yet reached maturity for practical application.
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Ultrafast, efficient, and reliable single-photon detectors are among the most sought-after components in photonics and quantum communication, which have not yet reached maturity for practical application. Physicist Dr. Wolfram Pernice of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), in cooperation with colleagues at Yale University, Boston University, and Moscow State Pedagogical University, achieved the decisive breakthrough by integrating single-photon detectors with nanophotonic chips.
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St. Cloud State is a leading comprehensive public university in the Upper Midwest of the United States, delivering active and applied learning via direct access to professors, local businesses and industry leaders.
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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Atwood Memorial Center

St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN

8:00am Continental Breakfast & Registration

9:00am - 5:30pm Conference

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Beni Suef University establishes Nanotechnology Faculty | Egypt Independent

Beni Suef University establishes Nanotechnology Faculty | Egypt Independent | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
A group of professors from Beni Suef University have established the first specialized university in the region for nanotechnology and biotechnology.
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A group of professors from Beni Suef University have established the first specialized university in the region for nanotechnology and biotechnology.

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Top scientists call for regulation of nano-particles in consumer goods

Top scientists call for regulation of nano-particles in consumer goods | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
Leading scientists are calling for the regulation of nano-particles in consumer goods until we better understand their longer-term impacts on human health and the environment.
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Clean Break: Fireflies give LED designers some inspiration

Clean Break: Fireflies give LED designers some inspiration | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
Fireflies are providing some inspiration for designers of LED light bulbs.
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It’s a classic example of biomimicry in action. “There are many things in nature that can be adapted for many fields,” said nanotechnology specialist Ali Belarouci, a senior research scientist at the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec. “With the equipment we have today we’re able to see phenomena (in nature) we couldn’t see before.”

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Cambridge Graphene Research Centre To Open Doors In 2013

The University of Cambridge has announced it will establish a £25 million Graphene Research Centre to streamline manufacturing of the wonderful material
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The University of Cambridge has announced it will establish a Graphene Research Centre in the ‘Silicon Fen’ area, in order to streamline manufacturing of the useful material and help turn it into flexible, wearable and transparent electronics.

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Radio Prague - Construction of supercomputer facility launched in Ostrava

Radio Prague - Construction of supercomputer facility launched in Ostrava | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, construction began on a new four-floor centre in the
city of Ostrava that will house the first Czech supercomputer. The site,
which will...
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Earlier this month, construction began on a new four-floor centre in the city of Ostrava that will house the first Czech supercomputer. The site, which will house hundreds of processors and will employ between 150 and 250 staff, will have massive computing power capable of complex simulations in breakthrough fields such as nanotechnology. It is expected to begin full operation in 2015.

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Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog » EPA Challenged Over Conditional Registration of Nanosilver Product

"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently faced tough questioning from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit over its decision to conditionally approve a pesticide product containing nanosilver as the active ingredient. The antimicrobial pesticide product, HeiQ AGS-20, contains microscopic particles of silver and has been applied to textiles such as clothes, blankets, and pillowcases, in an attempt to suppress odor and bacterial growth... Because of their size, nanoparticles can be easily inhaled, absorbed by skin contact, or ingested. Little to no information is known about the fate or effects nanoparticles, specifically nanosilver, can have on the digestive tract, lung, or skin of those that are exposed to these particles. Research is still ongoing to investigate whether nanosize particles cause pulmonary inflammation as well as systemic effects, and whether they translocate from the lungs to other organs such as the liver, kidney or brain. Preliminary research with laboratory rats has found that nanosilver can traverse into the brain, and can induce neuronal degeneration and necrosis (death of cells or tissue) by accumulating in the brain over a long period of time. Low doses of nanosilver can also make bacteria stronger and more resistant."

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IC4N – 4th International Conference from Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials to Nanodevices and Nanosystems

Dear Colleagues, It is with great pleasure to announce the 4th International Conference from Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials to Nanodevices and Nanosystems (IC4N). Following three previous successf...
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It is with great pleasure to announce the 4th International Conference from Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials to Nanodevices and Nanosystems (IC4N). Following three previous successful conferences, this year’s IC4N goes to the Island of Corfu (Kerkyra) in the Ionian Sea, one of the most beautiful Greek islands. We are honored and excited to announce that this year’s Plenary Lecture will be given by Professor Dan Shechtman Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2011. We also plan for a large number of Keynote/Invited lectures by renowned researchers around the globe making IC4N the Nano forum of the highest quality.

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mPhase Technologies Receives Notice of Allowance for Key Smart Surface Patent

mPhase Technologies Receives Notice of Allowance for Key Smart Surface Patent | NanoTechnology Revolution | Scoop.it
LITTLE FALLS, NJ--(Marketwire - Jan 24, 2013) - mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) reported today that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) of a Key Smart Surface Patent.
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The invention relates to a single porous substrate formed from a network of filaments wherein the network of filaments is comprised of a first plurality of filaments and a second plurality of filaments is exposed to a surface modification treatment and the second plurality of filaments is covered with a conformal coating. A wetting region comprised of the first plurality of filaments extends through a first portion of the porous substrate and is permeable to fluid transport and a non-wetting region comprised of the second plurality of filaments which is operable to switch between a wetting and non-wetting state by an electrical source coupled to the second plurality of filaments.

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Nanotechnology-Based Nectar Mobile Power System Wins CES Innovations Award

Lilliputian Systems, Inc., a developer of portable power products for consumer electronics, announced today that Nectar™, a revolutionary Mobile Power System, has won several prestigious awards at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show...
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Lilliputian Systems, Inc., a developer of portable power products for consumer electronics, announced today that Nectar™, a revolutionary Mobile Power System, has won several prestigious awards at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
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