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Nutrition, Safety Key To Consumer Acceptance of Nanotech, Genetic Modification In Foods

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
"Heterogeneous Consumer Preferences for Nanotechnology and Genetic-modification Technology in Food Products" Authors: Chengyuan Yue and Shuoli Zao, University of Minnesota; Jennifer Kuzma, North Ca...
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Yu Chengzhong Wins 2015 Le Févre Memorial Prize

December 1, 2014 - 8:25am
One of the University of Queensland's (UQ) leading materials science experts, Professor Yu Chengzhong (Michael), has been awarded a high-profile prize from the Australian Academy of Science. Prof....
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University of Minnesota engineers make sound loud enough to bend light on a computer chip: Device could improve wireless communications systems

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
During a thunderstorm, we all know that it is common to hear thunder after we see the lightning. That's because sound travels much slower (768 miles per hour) than light (670,000,000 miles per hour).
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Study details laser pulse effects on behavior of electrons

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
By solving a six-dimensional equation that had previously stymied researchers, University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicists have pinpointed the characteristics of a laser pulse that yields electron behav...
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Single-atom gold catalysts may offer path to low-cost production of fuel and chemicals

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
New catalysts designed and investigated by Tufts University School of Engineering researchers and collaborators from other university and national laboratories have the potential to greatly reduce pro...
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Production of Anticancer Drug from Nanofibers in Iran

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers produced a new nanodrug and investigated its applications to increase the effectiveness and performance of anticancer drugs.
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SEMATECH to Showcase Innovation and Advances in Manufacturing at SEMICON Japan 2014: SEMATECH experts will share the latest techniques, emerging trends and best practices in advanced manufacturing strategies and methodologies

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
SEMATECH will host two technical programs to demonstrate how technical contributions and collaboration from all sectors of the industry are required to achieve industry-wide goals at SEMICON Japan 201...
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Australian startup creates world’s first 100% cotton hydrophobic T-Shirts

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
An Australian startup has solved the age-old problem of stained white t-shirts by creating a fully hydrophobic T-shirt - the first in the world to be available to the public.
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The mysterious 'action at a distance' between liquid containers

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
For several years, it has been known that superfluid helium housed in reservoirs located next to each other acts collectively, even when the channels connecting the reservoirs are too narrow and too l...
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'Giant' charge density disturbances discovered in nanomaterials: Juelich researchers amplify Friedel oscillations in thin metallic films

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
In metals such as copper or aluminium, so-called conduction electrons are able to move around freely, in the same way as particles in a gas or a liquid. If, however, impurities are implanted into the...
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Lawrence Livermore researchers develop efficient method to produce nanoporous metals

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoporous metals — foam-like materials that have some degree of air vacuum in their structure — have a wide range of applications because of their superior qualities.
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Renishaw receives Queen's Award for spectroscopy developments

November 29, 2014 - 7:45am
On Monday 10th November, Dame Janet Trotter, Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, presented Renishaw with its seventeenth Queen's Award. This prestigious award was granted for the continu...
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JPK reports on the use of AFM and the CellHesion module to study plant cells at the University of Queensland

November 27, 2014 - 7:45am
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of AFM and the CellHesion® module to study plant cell wa...
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Vegetable oil ingredient key to destroying gastric disease bacteria: In mice, therapeutic nanoparticles dampen H. pylori bacteria and inflammation that lead to ulcers and gastric cancer

November 27, 2014 - 7:45am
The bacterium Helicobacter pylori is strongly associated with gastric ulcers and cancer. To combat the infection, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Jacobs Schoo...
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Research yields material made of single-atom layers that snap together like Legos

November 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Physicists at the University of Kansas have fabricated an innovative substance from two different atomic sheets that interlock much like Lego toy bricks. The researchers said the new material — made o...
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Blu-ray disc can be used to improve solar cell performance: Data storage pattern transferred to solar cell increases light absorption

November 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Who knew Blu-ray discs were so useful? Already one of the best ways to store high-definition movies and television shows because of their high-density data storage, Blu-ray discs also improve the perf...
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Aromatic food chemistry to the making of copper nanowires

November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of scientists from National University of Singapore has revealed the use of food chemistry-Maillard reaction to synthesize cheap and abundant copper nanowires for large scale transparent conduc...
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A*STAR SIMTech wins international award for breaking new ground in actuators: SIMTech invention can be used in an array of industries, and is critical for next generation ultra-precision systems

November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
A Flexure-Based Electromagnetic Linear Actuator (FELA) developed by the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Resear...
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Professional AFM Images with a Three Step Click SmartScan by Park Systems Revolutionizes Atomic Force Microscopy by Automatizing the Imaging Process

November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Park Systems, a leader in Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) since 1997 announced today that they will debut an industry changing AFM auto image scanning mode for their AFM systems at the MRS Fall show in...
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Characterization of X-ray flashes open new perspectives in X-ray science: Ultra-short X-ray pulses explore the nano world

November 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Ultra-short and extremely strong X-ray flashes, as produced by free-electron lasers, are opening the door to a hitherto unknown world. Scientists are using these flashes to take "snapshots" of the geo...
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