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  • Dry adhesives controlled by a magnetic field

    Nanowerk Nanotechnology Research News
    28 Jan 2015 | 9:30 am
    A magnetic field controllable dry adhesive device is manufactured. The normal adhesion force can be increased or decreased depending on the presence of an applied magnetic field.
  • Carbon nanoballs can greatly contribute to sustainable energy supply

    Nanotechnology Now Recent News
    28 Jan 2015 | 11:28 am
    Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered that the insulation plastic used in high-voltage cables can withstand a 26 per cent higher voltage if nanometer-sized carbon balls are...
  • Graphenea Sales More than Double in 2014 - Nanotechnology News Feed
    28 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am
    Graphenea announces the closing of a very successful financial year. Sales in 2014 have surpassed 1.2 million USD, more than doubling the result from 2013. Graphenea is proud to be a profitable...
  • Expansion Microscopy Stretches Limits of Conventional Microscopes

    NYT > Nanotechnology
    19 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    A new technique makes minute biological features, some just 70 nanometers wide, more visible through regular optical microscopes.
  • Demystifying nanocrystal solar cells

    Nanotechnology News -- ScienceDaily
    28 Jan 2015 | 9:54 am
    Researchers have developed a comprehensive model to explain how electrons flow inside new types of solar cells made of tiny crystals. The model allows for a better understanding of such cells and may help to increase their efficiency.
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  • Demystifying nanocrystal solar cells

    28 Jan 2015 | 9:54 am
    Researchers have developed a comprehensive model to explain how electrons flow inside new types of solar cells made of tiny crystals. The model allows for a better understanding of such cells and may help to increase their efficiency.
  • Breakthrough in terahertz spectroscopy

    28 Jan 2015 | 8:41 am
    Although terahertz spectroscopy has great potential, especially for environmental monitoring and security screening applications, it previously could not be used effectively to study nanocrystals or molecules at extremely low concentrations. Scientists have now found a solution to this problem by increasing the technique's sensitivity using metallic nanostructures.
  • Nanoscale mirrored cavities amplify, connect quantum memories

    28 Jan 2015 | 5:18 am
    Constructing tiny "mirrors" to trap light increases the efficiency with which photons can pick up and transmit information about electronic spin states -- which is essential for scaling up quantum memories for functional quantum computing systems and networks.
  • Spider electro-combs its sticky nano-filaments

    27 Jan 2015 | 6:23 pm
    A spider commonly found in garden centers in Britain is giving fresh insights into how to spin incredibly long and strong fibers just a few nanometers thick. The majority of spiders spin silk threads several micrometers thick but unusually the 'garden centre spider' or 'feather-legged lace weaver' can spin nano-scale filaments. Now scientists think they are closer to understanding how this is done.
  • Researchers tune friction in ionic solids at the nanoscale

    27 Jan 2015 | 1:49 pm
    New experiments have uncovered a way of controlling friction on ionic surfaces at the nanoscale using electrical stimulation and ambient water vapor.
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  • War against IS group spreads to Twitter: expert

    28 Jan 2015 | 10:14 am
    The fight against Islamic State jihadists is taking place online as well on the battlefield, with 18,000 Twitter accounts linked to the group suspended in recent months, according to a US expert.
  • In Illinois, muskrats and minks harbor toxoplasmosis, a cat disease

    28 Jan 2015 | 10:14 am
    A new study of muskrats and minks in central Illinois indicates that toxoplasmosis, a disease spread by cats, is moving rapidly through the landscape and contaminating local waterways.
  • Chimps with higher-ranking moms do better in fights

    28 Jan 2015 | 10:13 am
    For chimpanzees, just like humans, teasing, taunting and bullying are familiar parts of playground politics. An analysis of 12 years of observations of playground fights between young chimpanzees in East Africa finds that chimps with higher-ranked moms are more likely to win.
  • NASA panorama of two Southern Indian Ocean tropical cyclones

    28 Jan 2015 | 10:11 am
    The MODIS instrument that flies aboard two NASA satellites captured images of Tropical Cyclone Diamondra and Tropical Cyclone Eunice in the South Indian Ocean, and two separate images were combined to make one panorama of the two storms.
  • Spiky 'hedgehog particles' for safer paints, fewer VOC emissions

    28 Jan 2015 | 10:04 am
    A new process that can sprout microscopic spikes on nearly any type of particle may lead to more environmentally friendly paints and a variety of other innovations. Made by a team of University of Michigan engineers, the "hedgehog particles" are named for their bushy appearance under the microscope. Their development is detailed in a study published in the Jan. 29 issue of Nature.
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  • Microscopes Market Growth, Industry Trends To 2020 by Grand View Research, Inc.

    28 Jan 2015 | 6:18 am
    The global market for microscopes is expected to reach USD 7,343.7 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing private and government support for nanotechnology R&D is expected to have a positive impact on microscope demand over the next six years. In addition, growing demand for advanced and high resolution microscopes such as super resolution microscopes for conducting R&D exercises in the fields of life sciences and nanotechnology is also expected to have a positive impact on demand over the forecast period.Emergence of new application areas such…
  • Media Alert: Advantest to Exhibit at SEMICON Korea in Seoul, South Korea February 4-6

    28 Jan 2015 | 2:04 am
    Other products to be featured in Advantest's exhibit include its multi-vision metrology solutions, including e-beam lithography and CD-SEM metrology, as well as new modules for its industry-leading V93000 and T2000 SoC test platforms. About Advantest Corporation A world-class technology company, Advantest is a leading producer of automatic test equipment for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer of measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic instruments and systems.
  • WT professor patents nanotechnology research

    27 Jan 2015 | 9:49 pm
    For the first time, a West Texas A&M University professor has signed an agreement to commercialize technology developed in her WT laboratory. Emily Hunt, head of WT's School of Engineering and Computer Science, signed a patent rights agreement with Aggie Venture Partners to commercialize her antibacterial nanotechnology on Tuesday morning at the Amarillo Country Club.
  • Middleton nanotech company Xolve raises $1.8 million

    27 Jan 2015 | 4:40 pm
    Xolve Inc. , a Middleton nanotechnology firm, has raised $1.8 million of a proposed $2.8 million funding round, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Twenty-one investors have participated in the funding so far, according to the filing.
  • Engineer receives NSF Career award for nanotechnology research, educational outreach

    27 Jan 2015 | 12:30 pm
    A prestigious award will support a Kansas State University engineer's research on nanosheets and will help organize educational activities for high school students and teachers. Gurpreet Singh, assistant professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, has received a $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award, "Scalable liquid exfoliation processing of ultrathin two-dimensional metal dichalcogenides nanosheets for energy storage devices."
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  • What sort of abundance will nanotechnology bring?

    Jim Lewis
    11 Jan 2015 | 5:23 pm
    In connection with Foresight’s mission of promoting transformative technologies, it is of interest to occasionally take note of how various commentators in other areas view the advancement of nanotechnology toward atomically precise manufacturing. Do they take this prospect seriously? Do they understand the implications? Do they view such a future fearfully or hopefully? Foresight President Paul Melnyk forwards this link to an article written by George Smith on a site devoted to gold prices, stocks, and related news. After citing Ray Kurzweil’s views on exponentially advancing…
  • Piezoelectric monolayer joins toolkit for nanomanipulation

    Jim Lewis
    8 Jan 2015 | 7:13 pm
    To measure in-plane piezoelectric stress, an MoS2 film was suspended on HSQ posts and clamped by two Au electrodes. When the film was indented with a scanning AFM probe, the induced stress changed the load on the cantilever, which was observed by the deflection of a laser beam. Credit: Berkeley Lab Scanning probe microscopes provide powerful tools to image and to directly manipulate atoms and molecules on surfaces. Because piezoelectricity in bulk crystals makes scanning probe microscopes possible, the discovery of piezoelectricity in a single molecular layer of the semiconductor molybdenum…
  • Swarms of DNA nanorobots execute complex tasks in living animal

    Jim Lewis
    6 Jan 2015 | 3:41 pm
    Screenshot of DNA nanorobot designed using cadnano. Credit: Nature Nanotechnology. Arguably the most exciting area of application for nanotechnology is medicine, especially sophisticated methods of drug delivery to increase potency and decrease adverse side effects. These span the range from current laboratory and clinical studies of incremental nanotechnology to visionary studies of complex nanomedical robots that will be feasible after the development of productive nanosystems and molecular manufacturing/high throughput atomically precise manufacturing. We frequently report here examples of…
  • New software reveals more molecular machine structures

    Jim Lewis
    31 Dec 2014 | 8:42 pm
    A picture of a membrane protein called cysZ determined with Phenix software using data that could not previously be analyzed. Credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory With the development of artificial molecular machines still at an early stage, natural biological molecular machines, mostly protein molecules, still provide most information about how molecular machines work. Crucial to extracting this information is knowledge of the 3D structures of these molecules, usually obtained by arduous analysis of X-ray diffraction of protein crystals. Scientists in the US and UK have now reported…
  • Small molecule nanorobot walks through a protein nanopore

    Jim Lewis
    30 Dec 2014 | 11:36 am
    Credit: Oxford University Molecular robots made of DNA that walk along a molecular track made of DNA have been around for a decade, gradually becoming more sophisticated (see here and here, for example). But DNA is a large molecule. Now walking molecular robots have shrunk another order of magnitude in size with the report of a small molecule walker taking 0.6 nm steps through a protein nanopore. A hat tip to for reprinting this news release written by Pete Wilton from Oxford University’s Science Blog “”Walker’s baby steps towards molecular…
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    Nonotechnology development

  • Hello world!

    24 Jan 2015 | 7:12 am
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! The post Hello world! appeared first on Nonotechnology development.
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    TINC's Posts - The International NanoScience Community

  • Implications of surface passivation on physicochemical and bioimaging properties of carbon dots

    27 Jan 2015 | 12:09 pm
    Title of the paper: Implications of surface passivation on physicochemical and bioimaging properties of carbon dots Authors: A. Sachdev, I. Matai and  P. Gopinath University/Institute: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Abstracts: The prevalence of surface functionalized carbon dots (CDs) with intriguing fluorescence properties has given a new dimension to the field of bioimaging and is perceived as a promising alternative to quantum dots (QDs). In the present work, polyethylene glycol (PEG) and polyethyleneimine (PEI) passivated CDs have been synthesized by one-step hydrothermal…
  • Ferritin Nanocages: A Novel Platform for Biomedical Applications

    27 Jan 2015 | 12:06 pm
    Title of the paper: Ferritin Nanocages: A Novel Platform for Biomedical Applications Authors: B. Bhushan, S. Uday Kumar, I. Matai, A. Sachdev, P.Dubey and P. Gopinath University/Institute: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Abstracts: Ferritin is a ubiquitous iron storage protein responsible for maintaining the iron homeostasis in living organism and thereby protects the cell from oxidative damage. The ferritin protein cages have been used as a reaction vessel for the synthesis of various non-native metallic nanoparticles inside its core and also used as a nanocarrier for various…
  • Differentially cross-linkable core-shell nanofibers for tunable delivery of anticancer drugs: Synthesis, characterization and its anticancer efficacy

    27 Jan 2015 | 12:01 pm
    Title of the paper: Differentially cross-linkable core-shell nanofibers for tunable delivery of anticancer drugs: Synthesis, characterization and its anticancer efficacy. Authors: S. Uday Kumar, I. Matai, P. Dubey, B. Bhushan, A. Sachdev and P.Gopinath University/Institute: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Abstracts: This work introduces a new dimension for controlled drug delivery by nanofiber based scaffolds for anticancer therapy. The model anticancer drugs adopted in this work are curcumin and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU). Most of the drug loaded nanofibers synthesized thus far have…
  • Nanobrücken 2015 - A Nanomechanical Testing Workshop & Hysitron User Meeting

    27 Jan 2015 | 6:13 am
    Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces and Hysitron, Inc. are pleased to presentNanobrücken 2015: A Nanomechanical Testing Workshop & Hysitron User Meeting, which will take place on April 21-23, 2015 in Potsdam, Germany. Nanobrücken 2015 is the fifth edition of the now-annual Nanobrücken workshop series, having been hosted in both Saarbrücken and Dresden.The Keynote Speaker for this year's workshop will be Prof. Mathias Göken, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.Please visit the workshop's website to view the Call for Abstracts. As in the past, the workshop is open to all…
  • Researcher in transdisciplinary communication and the regulation of nanomaterials - GenØk Centre for Biosafety

    26 Jan 2015 | 12:29 pm
    GenØk Centre for Biosafety has a research position available in connection with two interrelated projects on the regulation of manufactured nanomaterials. Researcher in transdisciplinary communication and the regulation of nanomaterials NANoREG is a large-scale collaborative project financed by the European Commission FP7 program that seeks to develop a common European approach to the regulatory testing of nanomaterials (see The NorNanoReg project is a collaboration between all Norwegian institutes involved in the NANoREG project. In line with NANoREG, NorNanoReg aims to…
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    EDF Health

  • Evidence mounts on BPA’s adverse effects on human health

    Lindsay McCormick
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:47 pm
    By Lindsay McCormickLindsay McCormick is a Research Analyst Bisphenol A (BPA) is a high production volume chemical that is used to make polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins.  It is commonly found in food and beverage packaging, such as plastic bottles and the lining of food cans, as well as thermal paper receipts (see our previous blog).  BPA is widely-recognized as an endocrine-disrupting chemical, meaning that it can alter the normal functioning of the body’s hormonal system.  Hundreds of studies have been published associating BPA exposure with health effects, ranging from cancer…
  • Getting under the surfac-tants: EDF comments support EPA regulations to limit their risks

    Lindsay McCormick
    15 Jan 2015 | 1:40 pm
    By Lindsay McCormickLindsay McCormick is a Research Analyst.  Richard Denison, Ph.D. is a Lead Senior Scientist Today EDF submitted comments supporting EPA’s proposal to limit the use of two groups of toxic chemicals that have historically been widely used as, or to make, surfactants in consumer and commercial cleaning products.  The chemicals, nonylphenols (NPs) and nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs), are produced in high volumes for a variety of industrial uses and consumer products, some of which have led to widespread water pollution.  The chemicals are highly toxic to aquatic organisms,…
  • What I Learned from Theo Colborn

    EDF Blogs
    18 Dec 2014 | 1:50 pm
    By EDF BlogsSarah Vogel, Ph.D. is Director of EDF's Health Program It was late September and we were driving up and over the Kebler Pass, which takes you from the dry desert environment of the Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains near Paonia, Colorado to the high mountain town of Crested Butte. We traveled through green meadows up through groves of quaking aspens, bright gold at the higher altitudes, up towards the pass, already covered in snow, blindingly bright under a brilliant Colorado sun and clear blue sky. These were the mountain ranges where Theo Colborn, scientist and…
  • EPA IRIS program requests conflict-of-interest disclosures by commenters

    Richard Denison
    25 Nov 2014 | 10:32 am
    By Richard DenisonRichard Denison, Ph.D., is a Lead Senior Scientist.  Lindsay McCormick is a Research Analyst EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) is now requesting that persons who make oral comments at its bimonthly meetings or submit written comments on its documents disclose whether they have “financial relationships … with any organization(s) or entities having an interest in the assessments or issues under discussion,” and, if so, to identify the nature of that relationship, (e.g., consulting agreements, expert witness support, or research funding).   IRIS is…
  • Whither TSCA reform post-election?

    Richard Denison
    18 Nov 2014 | 10:46 am
    By Richard DenisonRichard Denison, Ph.D. is a Lead Senior Scientist [This post is adapted from comments I gave at a recent Friday Forum hosted by the American Bar Association’s Pesticides, Chemical Regulation and Right-to-Know Committee.] Elections change some things and don’t change others.  That is certainly true about what happened on Nov 4. The best election recap I’ve heard came from a hairdresser I overhead when getting my hair cut last week.  She said:  “Democrats win, I have to work; Republicans win, I have to work.” I doubt anyone would try to argue that the election…
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    Soft Machines

  • Science, Politics, and the Haldane Principle

    Richard Jones
    5 Jan 2015 | 1:09 pm
    The UK government published a new Science and Innovation Strategy just before Christmas, in circumstances that have led to a certain amount of comment (see, for example, here and here). There’s a lot to be said about this strategy, but here I want to discuss just one aspect – the document’s extended references to the Haldane Principle. This principle is widely believed to define, in UK science policy, a certain separation between politics and science, taking detailed decisions about what science to fund out of the hands of politicians and entrusting them to experts in the Research…
  • Responsible innovation and irresponsible stagnation

    Richard Jones
    16 Nov 2014 | 12:05 pm
    This long blogpost is based on a lecture I gave at UCL a couple of weeks ago, for which you can download the overheads here. It’s a bit of a rough cut but I wanted to write it down while it was fresh in my mind. People talk about innovation now in two, contradictory, ways. The prevailing view is that innovation is accelerating. In everyday life, the speed with which our electronic gadgets become outdated seems to provide supporting evidence for this view, which, taken to the extreme, leads to the view of Kurzweil and his followers that we are approaching a technological singularity.
  • What the UK government should do about science and innovation

    Richard Jones
    12 Nov 2014 | 3:59 am
    I have a new post up at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute’s blog – Rebuilding the UK’s innovation economy. It’s a more tightly edited version of my earlier post on Soft Machines with the same title.
  • Lecture on responsible innovation and the irresponsibility of not innovating

    Richard Jones
    4 Nov 2014 | 6:55 am
    Last night I gave a lecture at UCL to launch their new centre for Responsible Research and Innovation. My title was “Can innovation ever be responsible? Is it ever irresponsible not to innovate?”, and in it I attempted to put the current vogue within science policy for the idea of Responsible Research and Innovation within a broader context. If I get a moment I’ll write up the lecture as a (long) blogpost but in the meantime, here is a PDF of my slides.
  • Your mind will not be uploaded

    Richard Jones
    14 Sep 2014 | 2:12 am
    The recent movie “Transcendence” will not be troubling the sci-fi canon of classics, if the reviews are anything to go by. But its central plot device – “uploading” a human consciousness to a computer – remains both a central aspiration of transhumanists, and a source of queasy fascination to the rest of us. The idea is that someone’s mind is simply a computer programme, that in the future could be run on a much more powerful computer than a brain, just as one might run an old arcade game on a modern PC in emulation mode. “Mind uploading” has a…
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    Next Big Future

  • Basic Science Shows Graphene has long term potential to triple the efficiency for solar power

    28 Jan 2015 | 12:18 am
    Studies have hinted that graphene can also be used as a photovoltaic material, turning light into electricity. Using a cutting-edge spectroscopic method, scientists at EPFL and collaborators have demonstrated that by absorbing a single photon, graphene can generate multiple electrons that have enough energy to drive an electrical current. Until now, graphene’s potential for efficient light-to-electricity conversion was not well understood. This is a challenging task as this conversion takes place on a femto-second scale (10^-15 sec; a quadrillionth of a second), too fast for conventional…
  • Confirmation that China stole F35, F22 and B2 stealth bomber secrets as early as 2007

    27 Jan 2015 | 11:54 pm
    Der Spiegel published a new tranche of documents provided to the German weekly magazine by the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden. The documents are the first public confirmation that Chinese hackers have been able to extrapolate top secret data on the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter jet. According to sources, the data breach already took place in 2007 at the prime subcontractor Lockheed MartinThe fifth generation F-35 Lightning II is the most advanced fighter jet currently in production in the world. Experts have long argued that the design of China’s…
  • NASA JPL making helicopter drones for Mars exploration

    27 Jan 2015 | 5:25 pm
    NASA Jet Propulsion Lab is making a Mars Helicopter drone. It is a proposed add-on to Mars rovers of the future that could potentially triple the distance these vehicles currently drive in a Martian day, and deliver a new level of visual information for choosing which sites to explore.The helicopter would fly ahead of the rover almost every day, checking out various possible points of interest and helping engineers back on Earth plan the best driving route.Scientists could also use the helicopter images to look for features for the rover to study in further detail. Another part of the…
  • Google Fiber accelerating its expansion

    27 Jan 2015 | 3:57 pm
    Google Fiber is expanding to 18 cities across four major metropolitan areas — Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham.Google also noted that it is continuing to explore options for bringing fiber to Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, and San Jose and would have more updates on those cities this year.Google Fiber charges $70 per month for gigabit Internet service and $120 for a television and Internet bundle in its the Kansas City market.Read more »
  • India nearing completion of a Predator Drone copy and a stealth bomber drone

    27 Jan 2015 | 2:08 pm
    Rustom-2 is an unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) developed by India on the lines of the American Predator drones. Various reports indicate the Rustom-2 has been flying since 2014. US Predator drones first file in 1994 and in service by 1995.The AURA will be a stealth UCAV, capable of releasing missiles, bombs and precision-guided munitions. India's combat drone would be a stealthy flying-wing concept aircraft with internal weapons and a turbofan engine. The UCAV's design is similar to Northrop Grumman's B-2 Spirit.The AURA will cruise at medium altitude and will be capable of…
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  • Around the Region: Jan. 28, 2015

    Catherine Carlock
    28 Jan 2015 | 10:35 am
    A summary of recent transactions and personnel news within Greater Boston's real estate community. — Boston-based HFF has announced two recent sales: the Crowne Plaza Hotel near the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota and the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. HFF marketed both properties on behalf of the same seller, a joint venture between Trinity Hotel Investors LLC and BayNorth Capital LLC. The 430-key Crowne Plaza Hotel is located at 3 Appletree Square, two miles from…
  • A Southerner's take on post-blizzard Southie (essay and BBJ photo gallery)

    Catherine Carlock
    28 Jan 2015 | 10:26 am
    I've never seen this much snow in my entire life. At least, not all at once. Confession: I've spent most of my life in Virginia and North Carolina, just moving to Boston this December for a gig at the Business Journal. Most of my experience with snow involves rushing to the store for bread and milk the minute a meteorologist says the word "flurries" and then watching from the safety of my warm home as 2 inches of snow falls. So the blizzard of 2015 — a storm that even native New Englanders admitted…
  • Lowell attorney blasts feds for charging him with insider trading but not his golf buddies

    Greg Ryan
    28 Jan 2015 | 10:24 am
    A Lowell attorney and amateur golfer is aiming to evade insider trading-related criminal charges by arguing federal prosecutors have unfairly targeted him while sparing his golfing buddies who made similar trades on American Superconductor Corp. stock. Douglas Parigian contends the government is engaging in "selective prosecution" by charging him and Eric McPhail, a fellow golfer from Waltham, for allegedly trading on nonpublic information about Devens-based AMSC to rake in hundreds of thousands…
  • A 'big win' in Foundation Medicine's quest for coverage of gene tests

    Don Seiffert
    28 Jan 2015 | 10:08 am
    One of the biggest hurdles facing diagnostic maker Foundation Medicine in recent years has been getting Medicare and other health care payers to cover the cost of the test. But a decision by one of Medicare's administrative contractors last week could be a turning point in the company's efforts in that regard. The big news surrounding Cambridge-based Foundation Medicine (Nasdaq: FMI) recently was the purchase of a majority of its shares by Swiss drugmaker Roche in what many anticipate will be an…
  • Reaction mixed to the new AG's position on Partners' planned purchase

    Jessica Bartlett
    28 Jan 2015 | 10:01 am
    Recent commentary from new Attorney General Maura Healey opposing Partners HealthCare's proposed acquisition plans has thrown a wrench in a year-long process for Partners to expand its footprint. But the development has not only been a surprise to the provider, but also to a number of people on both sides of the argument who wrote in commentary opposing or supporting Partners acquisitions of South Shore Hospital, Hallmark Health System, and Emerson Hospital. As Suffolk Superior Court Judge Janet…
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