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'Nanobombs' might deliver agents that alter gene activity in cancer stem cells

December 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center -- Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC -- James) have developed nanoparticles that swe...

Tiny Amounts of Lysozyme Measurable by Using Nanobiosensors

December 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers designed a biosensor with low detection limit that can accurately measure a type of protein in real samples.

Measuring nanoscale features with fractions of light: Shows promise for next-gen semiconductor production

December 7, 2015 - 7:45am
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers are seeing the light, but in an altogether different way. And how they are doing it just might be the semiconductor industry's ticket...

Penn researchers make thinnest plates that can be picked up by hand

December 7, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists and engineers are engaged in a global race to make new materials that are as thin, light and strong as possible. These properties can be achieved by designing materials at the atomic level,...

Scientists see the light on microsupercapacitors: Rice University's laser-induced graphene makes simple, powerful energy storage possible

December 7, 2015 - 7:45am
ice University researchers who pioneered the development of laser-induced graphene have configured their discovery into flexible, solid-state microsupercapacitors that rival the best available for ene...

Quantum computer made of standard semiconductor materials: Magnetic field helps qubit electrons store information longer

December 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists at the Technical University of Munich, the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Stanford University (USA) have tracked down semiconductor nanostructure mechanisms that can result in the loss...

A quantum spin on molecular computers

December 5, 2015 - 7:45am
If quantum computers existed, they would revolutionize computing as we know it. Based on fundamental properties of matter, the potential power of these theoretical workhorses would solve problems in a...

Trapping climate pollutant methane gas in porous carbon: New adsorption of gas into porous carbon simulations are of interest to energy research and climate change mitigation

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
As talks of global warming are once again making headlines, scientists have renewed their efforts to understand how to best limit its effects. For example, sequestrating short-lived climate pollutants...

Exploring the limits for high-performance LEDs and solar cells: Cypriot and Greek researchers systematically unravel the potential of a nonradiative energy transfer mechanism, called Förster energy transfer, to increase the efficiency of hybrid optoelectr

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Hybrid optoelectronic devices based on blends of hard and soft semiconductors can combine the properties of the two material types, opening the possibility for devices with novel functionality and pro...

A cheap, disposable device for diagnosing disease

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
The development of a reusable microfluidic device for sorting and manipulating cells and other micro/nano meter scale objects will make biomedical diagnosis of diseases cheaper and more convenient in...

Viscous nanopores collapse according to universal law

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Universal scaling law for the collapse of viscous nanopores Jiakai Lu; Jiayun Yu; Carlos M. Corvalan Transport Phenomena Laboratory, Department of Food Science, Purdue University, West Lafayett...

New stretchable, wearable sensor made with chewing gum (video)

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Body sensors, which were once restricted to doctors' offices, have come a long way. They now allow any wearer to easily track heart rate, steps and sleep cycles around the clock. Soon, they could beco...

ORNL process could be white lightning to electronics industry

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
A new era of electronics and even quantum devices could be ushered in with the fabrication of a virtually perfect single layer of "white graphene," according to researchers at the Department of Energy...

Liquid metal 'nano-terminators' target cancer cells

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new drug delivery technique that uses a biodegradable liquid metal to target cancer...

Photonic “sintering” may create new solar, electronics manufacturing technologies

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Engineers at Oregon State University have made a fundamental breakthrough in understanding the physics of photonic “sintering,” which could lead to many new advances in solar cells, flexible electroni...

CEA-Leti to Share Insights into Post-7-nanometer Technologies At Workshop Prior to IEDM in Washington, D.C.: Research Includes CMOS Device Architectures, New Materials and Computing System Paradigms

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
As part of its ongoing mission to help its industrial partners implement competitive, leading-edge semiconductor capabilities, CEA-Leti will present new details about its R&D efforts in post-7-nanomet...

Nano-walkers take speedy leap forward with first rolling DNA-based motor: Fastest DNA motor holds potential for disease diagnostics

December 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Physical chemists have devised a rolling DNA-based motor that's 1,000 times faster than any other synthetic DNA motor, giving it potential for real-world applications, such as disease diagnostics. Nat...

Renishaw’s inVia confocal Raman microscope connects to Bruker’s Dimension Icon AFM

December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Renishaw, a world leader in metrology and spectroscopy technologies, announces that their inVia confocal Raman microscope connects to Bruker’s Dimension Icon AFM.

National Space Society Congratulates Blue Origin on First Return to Launch Site of New Shepard

December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket successfully flew to the edge of space, reaching the Karman line (100 km/329,839 ft) before a picture-perfect landing in West Texas. During the flight, the vehicle rea...

Researchers find new phase of carbon, make diamond at room temperature

December 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, which is distinct from the known phases of graphite and diamond. They have also developed...