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Three 'twisted' photons in 3 dimensions: Experiment opens door for quantum encryption

March 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, the University of Vienna, and the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona have achieved a new milestone in quantum physics: they were...

University of Kentucky physicist discovers new 2-D material that could upstage graphene

March 6, 2016 - 7:45am
A new one atom-thick flat material that could upstage the wonder material graphene and advance digital technology has been discovered by a physicist at the University of Kentucky working in collaborat...

Stretchable electronics that quadruple in length

March 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Conductive tracks are usually hard printed on a board. But those recently developed at EPFL are altogether different: they are almost as flexible as rubber and can be stretched up to four times their...

Increasing Performance of Applicable Films in Production of Electrical, Optical Devices

March 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers synthesized nanostructured thin films that have application in the production of electrical and optical devices, including solar cells, gas sensors and LEDs.

The beginning of the end for encryption schemes? New quantum computer, based on five atoms, factors numbers in a scalable way

March 6, 2016 - 7:45am
What are the prime factors, or multipliers, for the number 15? Most grade school students know the answer — 3 and 5 — by memory. A larger number, such as 91, may take some pen and paper. An even large...

Carbon nanotubes improve metal’s longevity under radiation: Aluminum used in nuclear reactors and other harsh environments may last longer with new treatment

March 6, 2016 - 7:45am
One of the main reasons for limiting the operating lifetimes of nuclear reactors is that metals exposed to the strong radiation environment near the reactor core become porous and brittle, which can...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Adds Alain Mutricy as Head of Product Management Group

March 6, 2016 - 7:45am
GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a leading provider of advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology, announced today that Alain Mutricy has joined the company as senior vice president of the Product Management Gro...

TX68: Trash or Treasure? As asteroid TX68 nears its close approach on March 8, Dr. John Lewis, chief scientist at Deep Space Industries, discusses whether or not it’s a good mining prospect

March 6, 2016 - 7:45am
A small asteroid called 2013 TX68 is due to fly past Earth next Tuesday, March 8. And while TX68 poses no threat to our planet this time around — the latest NASA projection has the asteroid missing us...

A system that could change the world – a new and innovative flow cell delivers first-class electric performance and is safe to use: nanoFlowcell AG Achieves Breakthrough in Flow Cell Technology

March 4, 2016 - 7:45am
· nanoFlowcell® makes electric drive suitable for everyday use and fit for the environment · nanoFlowcell® systems are an environmentally friendly form of energy supply and energy s...

The world-renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City uses a Renishaw inVia confocal Raman microscope, in the Kircher Laboratory, to support the development of nanomolecular probes

March 4, 2016 - 7:45am
The Kircher laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering is developing novel nanoprobes for molecular imaging, image-guided therapy and theranostics. Its ultimate goal is to develop a universal technology t...

Agile Aero CEO Jeff Greason To Receive the National Space Society's 2016 Space Pioneer Award for Entrepreneurial Business

March 4, 2016 - 7:45am
National Space Society governor Jeff Greason is the winner of the society's 2016 Space Pioneer Award for Entrepreneurial Business. This award recognizes Jeff's successes in founding and helping manage...

New form of electron-beam imaging can see elements that are 'invisible' to common methods: Berkeley Lab-pioneered 'MIDI-STEM' produces high-resolution views of lightweight atoms

March 4, 2016 - 7:45am
Electrons can extend our view of microscopic objects well beyond what's possible with visible light--all the way to the atomic scale. A popular method in electron microscopy for looking at tough, resi...

Researchers make key improvement in solar cell technology: Low-cost alternative boosts maximum voltage

March 4, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have reached a critical milestone in solar cell fabrication, helping pave the way for solar energy to directly compete with electricity generated by conventional energy sources.

Nanotechnology delivery system offers new approach to skin disease therapies: Hebrew University formula that activates the body's natural defense against free radicals could control a variety of skin pathologies and disorders

March 4, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a nanotechnology-based delivery system containing a protective cellular pathway inducer that activates the body's natural defense again...

New research unveils graphene 'moth eyes' to power future smart technologies: New ultra-thin, patterned graphene sheets will be essential in designing future technologies such as 'smart wallpaper' and Internet-of-things applications

March 2, 2016 - 7:45am
• New ultra-thin, patterned graphene sheets will be essential in designing future technologies such as 'smart wallpaper' and internet-of-things applications • Advanced Technology Institute uses moth-...

New direction urged to improve cancer nanotechnology

March 2, 2016 - 7:45am
Targeting the Tumor Microenvironment Kinam Park1, PhD, Bumsoo Han2, PhD, and Murray Korc3, MD 1Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and 2School of Mechanical Engineering Purdue University, W...

Arrowhead to Present at Upcoming March Conferences

March 2, 2016 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that the company will make presentations at the following upcoming eve...

Artificial control of exciplexes opens possibilities for new electronics

March 2, 2016 - 7:45am
Demonstrating a strategy that could form the basis for a new class of electronic devices with uniquely tunable properties, researchers at Kyushu University were able to widely vary the emission color...

Nature Communications: How metal clusters grow: Researchers from Marburg and Karlsruhe bring light into cluster formation; basis for customized optoelectronic and magnetic materials

March 2, 2016 - 7:45am
First the nucleus, then the shell: Researchers from Marburg and Karlsruhe have studied stepwise formation of metal clusters, smallest fractions of metals in molecular form. The shell gradually forms a...

World's first parallel computer based on biomolecular motors

March 2, 2016 - 7:45am
A study reports the realization of a parallel computer based on designed nanofabricated channels explored in a massively parallel fashion by protein filaments propelled by molecular motors.