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nCoat Cuts Operating Costs by Consolidating Arizona Production Plants

nCoat, Inc. announced it has completed the consolidation of the production plant of its subsidiary, High Performance Coating, Inc. located in Chandler, Arizona, into the larger and more automated facility of sister company, JET-HOT located in Tempe, Arizona. The new joint facility increased production capacity for both operating companies, resulting in higher volume throughput and reduction in direct labor and product costs.

Posted: Jan 30th, 2008

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Powerchip Partners With IMEC On Sub-32nm CMOS Research

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation, a leading Taiwan-based memory semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips and Flash memory chips, has entered into a partnership with IMEC, Europe's leading independent nanoelectronics research center, to perform research and development for the sub-32nm memory process generations.

Posted: Jan 30th, 2008

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Cellix Ltd. Launches the First Semi-Automated, High Throughput Cell-Adhesion Assay Platform

Cellix Ltd., an international provider of microfluidic systems in the emerging field of nano-lifesciences, announced today its worldwide launch of its VenaFlux Platform. The VenaFlux, the first semi-automated, high throughput microfluidic cell- based assay system, measures cell adhesion to antibody-coated or endothelial- cell cultured microchannels, producing IC50 curves under shear stress conditions mimicking physiological flow.

Posted: Jan 30th, 2008

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Luna Hires Krishan Kumar as Vice President of R&D for Nanotechnology

Luna Innovations Incorporated announces Krishan Kumar, Ph.D., has joined the company as Vice President of Research and Development at its Luna nanoWorks division in Danville, Va. In this role, Kumar will be providing strategic and tactical leadership to the R&D team of Luna nanoWorks.

Posted: Jan 29th, 2008

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DuPont First to Participate in U.S. EPA Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program

DuPont today submitted documentation related to DuPont Light Stabilizer 210, a new titanium dioxide product with a sizeable percentage of particles in the nanoscale, as a demonstration of its support for the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program. This submission is the first received by the EPA under the new program, which was launched Monday.

Posted: Jan 29th, 2008

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dermaCM Completes Study on Nanotechnology Taste-Masking for Use in Beverage and Pharmaceutical Applications

dermaCM, announces successful findings of a double blind human taste test using proprietary nanolipidic particles to mask the taste of sodium chloride in distilled water preparations. Taste-masking nanotechnology can be used to mask unpleasant tastes in beverage, pharmaceuticals and nutricuetical preparations, vastly improving consumer acceptance, patient compliance and user satisfaction.

Posted: Jan 29th, 2008

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