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New NIH/DOE Grant for Life Science Studies at NSLS-II: Funding will support operation of three powerful experimental stations designed to reveal detailed structures of proteins, viruses, and more
Much of our understanding of how living things function comes from knowledge of structures-atomic details of enzymes that catalyze the processes of life, the receptors that are docking stations for vi...
Chi-Chang Kao, director of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Tuesday, Oct. 14...
Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II Approved to Start Routine Operations: Milestone marks transition to exciting new chapter
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has approved the start of routine operations at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) at Brookhaven National Laboratory, beginning a period of signific...
A team of researchers from the University of Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) has developed a new way to fabricate a potential challenger to graphene.
Future flexible electronics based on carbon nanotubes: Study in Applied Physics Letters show how to improve nanotube transistor and circuit performance with fluoropolymers
Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Northwestern University have demonstrated a new method to improve the reliability and performance of transistors and circuits based on carbon nan...
Nanotubes help healing hearts keep the beat: Rice University, Texas Childrens Hospital patch for defects enhances electrical connections between cells
Carbon nanotubes serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through new pediatric heart-defect patches invented at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital.
Immune system is key ally in cyberwar against cancer: Rice University study yields new two-step strategy for weakening cancer
Research by Rice University scientists who are fighting a cyberwar against cancer finds that the immune system may be a clinician's most powerful ally.
Los Alamos Researchers Uncover New Properties in Nanocomposite Oxide Ceramics for Reactor Fuel, Fast-Ion Conductors: Misfit dislocations are key to transport properties across material interfaces
Nanocomposite oxide ceramics have potential uses as ferroelectrics, fast ion conductors, and nuclear fuels and for storing nuclear waste, generating a great deal of scientific interest on the structur...
Iranian researchers used a combined method to produce organometallic frameworks at nanometric scale.
A new way to grow high-quality samples of the carbon sheet measuring between 100 and 300 nm across has been developed by researchers in the US and UK.
Nano- and picomolar detection of a range of biomarkers has been demonstrated using functionalized graphene.
Nanobiosym Global Summit Convenes World Experts in Cambridge to Democratize Healthcare: Summit Will Focus on Early Adopters of Disruptive Technology to Personalize, Mobilize and Decentralize the Next Generation of Healthcare
Nanobiosym, a leading nanotechnology firm, announced today the agenda for the annual Nanobiosym Global Initiative Summit, which will be held on the Harvard Campus on Saturday September 27th and Sunday...
Iranian researchers succeeded in designing and synthesizing an engineering structure for separation of zinc ion.
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology proposed a new method for the production of stable ceramic nanopowders with applications in various industries, including aerospace, ceramic p...
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Bruce Given, M.D., Arrowhead's chief operating officer, will pres...
SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) Receives NIST Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 Award to Produce Greater than 99% Semiconducting Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
SWeNTs patented CoMoCAT® Technology and NIST Separation Technology will Yield Scalable, Affordable and Chirally-Pure SWCNTs Crucial for Numerous Electronics Applications.
Toward optical chips: A promising light source for optoelectronic chips can be tuned to different frequencies
Chips that use light, rather than electricity, to move data would consume much less power and energy efficiency is a growing concern as chips' transistor counts rise.
New research published today in the journal Advanced Functional Materials suggests that graphene-treated nanowires could soon replace current touchscreen technology, significantly reducing production...
CiQUS researchers design an artificial nose to detect DNA differentiation with single nucleotide resolution
As they have published in the prestigious journal Small, this is a method of identification of nucleic acids based on the generation pattern (bar code) inspired by our olfactory system. The difference...
Big Results Require Big Ambitions: Three young UCSB faculty receive CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation
Three UC Santa Barbara researchers a computer scientist, a chemical engineer and a physicist are among the recent recipients of the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (...