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Omnetics' Multi-Contact Nano Connectors Obtain Digital Transmission Rates Over 2 Gb/sec.

38 AWG Coax Cable on .025” Pitch Connectors. Minneapolis, MN (Vocus) July 13, 2009 -- Omnetics Connector Corporation , the leading manufacturer of nano-miniature ruggedized connectors, has announced its capability of terminating multiple lines of ultra-fine coaxi...

New nano device detects immune system cell signaling

Scientists have detected previously unnoticed chemical signals that individual cells in the immune system use to communicate with each other over short distances. The signals the researchers detected originated in dendritic cells the sentinels of the immune system that do the initial de...

Nanotech Briefs Announces Call for Nominations for the Fourth Annual Nano 50(TM) Awards

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanotech Briefs has announced a Call for Nominations for its fourth annual Nano 50 awards competition, which launched on January 7. The Nano 50 recognizes the top 50 technologies, innovators, and products with the greatest potential to advance the commercializ...

Cell Behavior Better Understood with Nano Probe

A nano probe has been developed by Georgia Tech researchers to decode exactly how a cell or a group of cells communicates with other cells and reacts //to a broad spectrum of complex biomolecules surrounding it. This would help to better create drugs that are capable of targeting some of the most d...

Technology at its nano best: hand-held lab-on-a-chip for blood tests

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology are developing a kind of lab-on-a-chip which is a miniaturized, portable version of a blood-count machine. // This would benefit astronauts on long missions, who will need the ability to analyze blood samples in real-time to diagnose infection,...

Nu Skin Enterprises Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.115

...enced in its patent-pending ageLOC(TM) technology and flagship products including the Galvanic Spa(R) System II, Tru Face(R) Essence Ultra, LifePak(R) nano and the g3 nutrition beverage. A global direct selling company, Nu Skin operates in 48 markets worldwide and has more than 750,000 independent sales r...

AlphaRx Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Zysolin(TM) Inhalable Nanoparticles at Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting

...in(TM) Zysolin(TM) is a Tobramycin compound, encapsulated in AlphaRx's nano Drug Delivery Platform, intended for the adjunctive treatment of Gram-negat...rketed drugs which through the application of its proprietary site-specific nano drug delivery technology, offers improved medical benefits and a potential ...

AlphaRx Unveils its China Strategy

...dicated to developing proven therapies by reformulating FDA approved and marketed drugs which through the application of its proprietary site-specific nano drug delivery technology, offers improved medical benefits and a potential for significant commercial product development. Forward Looking Statem...

Abbott Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

...el stent design and a modified delivery system for improved deliverability. We recently received CE Mark for XIENCE PRIME in Europe. XIENCE nano - XIENCE V for small vessels in the United States. This 2.25 mm diameter stent has been available in Europe since early 2008. Bioabsorbabl...

Nu Skin Chairman Recognized With 2009 International Award for Outstanding Business Performance

...its patent-pending ageLOC(TM) anti-aging platform and flagship products including the Galvanic Spa(R) System II, Tru Face(R) Essence Ultra, LifePak(R) nano and the g3 nutrition beverage. A global direct selling company, Nu Skin operates in 48 markets worldwide and has more than 750,000 independent sales r...

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nano in Biological News

Scientists can predict nano drug outcome

Scientists including one from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston successfully predicted the outcome of a nano drug on breast tumors in a pre-clinical study. Their research could help determine which patients will respond best to cancer-fighting nano drugs. Researchers from...

Pitt researchers create non-toxic clean-up method for potentially toxic nano materials

PITTSBURGHUniversity of Pittsburgh researchers have developed the first natural, nontoxic method for biodegrading carbon nanotubes, a finding that could help diminish the environmental and health concerns that mar the otherwise bright prospects of the super-strong materials commonly used in produc...

Extreme nature helps scientists design nano materials

Scientists are using designs in nature from extreme environments to overcome the challenges of producing materials on the nanometre scale. A team from the UK's John Innes Centre, the Scripps Research Institute in California and the Institut Pasteur in Paris have identified a stable, modifiable vir...

NSF awards two grants to Stevens for nano/micro device fabrication and nano sensor development

HOBOKEN , N.J. A team from Stevens Institute of Technology has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for the project, "MRI: Acquisition of an Inductively Coupled Plasma Etching System for Nano/Micro Device Fabrication." The Stevens team includes Yong Shi, the PI, an Assistant...

Building the future -- 21st century nano tools to repair the nervous system

This release is also available in French . Rio Tinto Alcan reinforced its commitment to community involvement today with a $1-million donation to the Thinking Ahead Campaign at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI), affiliated with McGill University and the McGill University...

UC Irvine receives $2.18M to explore nano advancements in DNA sequencing

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 1, 2007 UC Irvines Henry Samueli School of Engineering has been awarded $2.18 million to blend traditional DNA sequencing techniques with cutting-edge nanotechnology to develop a faster and less costly method of analysis. The goal is to make DNA sequencing feasible as a routi...

News tips from ACS Nano

Highlights from the American Chemical Society journal, ACS Nano , are now available on EurekAlert!. Below is a link to the May 2008 edition. In the current issue we learn: That solar cells made from solution-cast quantum dots could increase power conversion efficiencies in the infrared r...

Nano springs eternal; Protozoan 'engine' posts nano records

Looking through his handmade microscope in 1702, it was Anton van Leeuwenhoek who first described the workings of a nano machine. He observed the rapid contraction of a stalk tethering the cell body of a tiny protozoan, Vorticella convallaria, to the surface of a leaf. Little did van Leeuwenhoek im...

Disease diagnosis, bioengineering covered at state nano summit

Research into the evolution of protein design by a University of Houston professor will be featured among nearly 20 presentations at the 2005 Nano Summit Research Conference July 28. Kurt L. Krause, an associate professor of biology and biochemistry at UH, will give a presentation at 11 a.m. on t...

Devising Nano Vision for an Optical Microscope

Contrary to conventional wisdom, technology’s advance into the vanishingly small realm of molecules and atoms may not be out of sight for the venerable optical microscope, after all. In fact, research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) suggests that a hybrid version of the...

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nano in Biological Technology

Experts argue nano food-additives require new oversight

Washington, DC Nanotechnology policy experts are urging that food additives that contain nanoscale materials be subject to new safety testing to ensure that their use does not pose unintended risks. The call comes as nanotechnology emerges as a major regulatory challenge facing the incoming Oba...

Pitt researchers create nontoxic clean-up method for potentially toxic nano materials

PITTSBURGHUniversity of Pittsburgh researchers have developed the first natural, nontoxic method for biodegrading carbon nanotubes, a finding that could help diminish the environmental and health concerns that mar the otherwise bright prospects of the super-strong materials commonly used in produc...

On the boil: New nano technique significantly boosts boiling efficiency

Troy, N.Y. Whoever penned the old adage "a watched pot never boils" surely never tried to heat up water in a pot lined with copper nanorods. A new study from researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that by adding an invisible layer of the nanomaterials to the bottom of a metal ve...

Micro and Nano Scale Characterization of Fibers

Fibres present massive challenges and opportunities for micro and nano technologies. These challenges are not in the manufacturing of the fibres but in the control and understanding of their behaviour. This one-day workshop will focus on the many challenges of fibre analysis at the micro and na...

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's carbon nanotube manufacturing technology wins Nano 50 Award

GREENBELT, Md. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. proudly announces that its method for manufacturing high-quality carbon nanotubes (CNT) has been named a winner in the third annual Nanotech Briefs Nano 50 awards in the Technology category. This award will be celebrated at the Nan...

Taming tiny, unruly waves for nano optics

ATLANTA (Oct. 8, 2007) -- Nanoscale devices present a unique challenge to any optical technology -- theres just not enough room for light to travel in a straight line. On the nanoscale, energy may be produced by radiating photons of light between two surfaces very close together (sometimes as c...

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

... lengths of time. Ginger is the lead author of a paper documenting the work, published online last month by the American Chemical Society journal nano Letters and scheduled for a future print edition. Coauthors are Liam Pingree and Obadiah Reid of the UW. The research was funded by the National Scie...

Nano measurement in the third dimension

... even millionths - of millimetres. These micro and nano structures must be manufactured and assembled with...logical scanning probe microscope into a micro and nano coordinate measuring instrument. This now allows d...an area of 25 square kilometres the new micro and nano coordinate measuring instrument would not only be ...

Bioinformatics Expert Dr. Jiaan Yang Joins Sundia MediTech With Innovative PFSC Technology

...) technology for doing probe binding site for drug discovery from Microtech nano LLC, a R&D Company in Indianapolis, IN, USA. As a part of this business deal, Dr. Jiaan Yang, the founder and President of Microtech nano LLC joins Sundia as Vice President of Drug Discovery Technology. Dr....

First step to converting solar energy using 'artificial leaf'

...ssor Huub de Groot, one of the initiators of the research. Forests at nano scale They are the subject of dreams: artificial forests at nano scale. Or pavements and motorways where gaps in the surface are filled with...

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