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French Research Team Helps Extend MRI Detection of Diseases & Lower Health-Care Costs: CEA, INSERM and G2ELab Brings Grenoble Region’s Expertise In Advanced Medicine & Magnetism Applications to H2020 IDentIFY Project

June 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Three Grenoble-based research and medical partners have been selected to join the European Union-funded IDentIFY project to significantly extend the capability of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in...

Artificial synapse rivals biological ones in energy consumption

June 22, 2016 - 7:45am
POSTECH researchers develop an organic nanofiber based artificial synapse that emulates both important functions and energy consumption of biological ones: Implication of potential use in artificial i...

CWRU physicists deploy magnetic vortex to control electron spin: Potential technology for quantum computing, keener sensors

June 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to swiftly and precisely control electron spins at room temperature.

JPK’s NanoWizard® AFM and ForceRobot® systems are being used in the field of medical diagnostics in the Supersensitive Molecular Layer Laboratory of POSTECH in Korea

June 22, 2016 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of their NanoWizard® AFM and ForceRobot® systems at the...

Weizmann Institute of Science Presents: Weizmann Wonder Wander - 4G - is Online

June 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Want to know what scientists are doing in their labs at this moment? How the effort to expand human knowledge is progressing? The Weizmann Institute of Science's popular science site, Weizmann Wonder...

Droplets finally all the same size -- in a nanodroplet library

June 22, 2016 - 7:45am
A single drop with the volume of a millionth of a litre is really not very large and certainly does not look like something you can do a lot with. However, a simple device, constructed at the Institut...

New generation of high-efficiency solar thermal absorbers developed

June 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter are one step closer to developing a new generation of low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells. The structure is one of the world's first examples...

Marrying superconductors, lasers, and Bose-Einstein condensates: Chapman University Institute for Quantum Studies (IQS) member Yutaka Shikano, Ph.D., recently had research published in Scientific Reports

June 22, 2016 - 7:45am
Chapman University Institute for Quantum Studies (IQS) member Yutaka Shikano, Ph.D., recently had research published in Scientific Reports. Superconductors are one of the most remarkable phenomena in...

Discovery of gold nanocluster 'double' hints at other shape-changing particles: New analysis approach brings two unique atomic structures into focus

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Chemically the same, graphite and diamonds are as physically distinct as two minerals can be, one opaque and soft, the other translucent and hard. What makes them unique is their differing arrangement...

A new form of hybrid photodetectors with quantum dots and graphene

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
The development of photodetectors has been a matter of considerable interest in the past decades since their applications are essential to many different fields including cameras, medical devices, saf...

Multicolor super resolution imaging: A method to monitor dynamic protein binding at subsecond timescales

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore have developed a new method, using super-resolution microscopy, to determine the length of stretched protein...

Stanford researchers find new ways to make clean hydrogen and rechargable zinc batteries

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
A Stanford University research lab has developed new technologies to tackle two of the world's biggest energy challenges - clean fuel for transportation and grid-scale energy storage.

New imaging method reveals nanoscale details about DNA: Enhancement to super-resolution microscopy shows orientation of individual molecules, providing a new window into DNA's structure and dynamics

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a new enhanced DNA imaging technique that can probe the structure of individual DNA strands at the nanoscale. Since DNA is at the root of many disease processes, the techni...

Researchers refine method for detecting quantum entanglement

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
RMIT quantum computing researchers have developed and demonstrated a method capable of efficiently detecting high-dimensional entanglement.

Super-resolution microscopy reveals unprecedented detail of immune cells' surface

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
When the body is fighting an invading pathogen, white blood cells--including T cells--must respond. Now, Salk Institute researchers have imaged how vital receptors on the surface of T cells bundle tog...

Key compound for high-temperature superconductivity was found: Leading to the solution of environmental and energy problems with superconductivity

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
A research group in Japan found a new compound H5S2 that shows a new superconductivity phase on computer simulation. Further theoretical and experimental research based on H5S2 predicted by this group...

New approach to microlasers: Technique for 'phase locking' arrays of tiny lasers could lead to terahertz security scanners

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Terahertz radiation -- the band of electromagnetic radiation between microwaves and visible light -- has promising applications in security and medical diagnostics, but such devices will require the d...

Yale scientists amplify light using sound on a silicon chip

June 20, 2016 - 7:45am
Yale scientists have found a way to greatly boost the intensity of light waves on a silicon microchip using the power of sound.

Efficient hydrogen production made easy: Sticking electrons to a semiconductor with hydrazine creates an electrocatalyst

June 18, 2016 - 7:45am
n the 2015 movie "The Martian," stranded astronaut Matt Damon turns to the chemistry of rocket fuel, hydrazine and hydrogen, to create lifesaving water and nearly blows himself up. But if you turn the...

Rice University's nanosubs gain better fluorescent properties for tracking

June 18, 2016 - 7:45am
The next generation of nanosubmarines being developed at Rice University has been upgraded with tags that fluoresce longer, which enables the submersibles to be tracked for greater periods while being...