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Experiment and theory unite at last in debate over microbial nanowires: New model and experiments settle debate over metallic-like conductivity of microbial nanowires in bacterium

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientific debate has been hot lately about whether microbial nanowires, the specialized electrical pili of the mud-dwelling anaerobic bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens, truly possess metallic-like c...
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Magnetic vortices in nanodisks reveal information: Researchers from Dresden and Jülich use microwaves to read out information from smallest storage devices

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) and Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ) together with a colleague at the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Strasbo...
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CiQUS researchers obtain high-quality perovskites over large areas by a chemical method

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Francisco Rivadulla's Research Group reports the chemical solution (water-based) synthesis of high-quality epitaxial thin films of LaMnO3 (perovkskite) free of defects at square-centimeter scales and...
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Arrowhead to Present at 2015 Barclays Global Healthcare Conference

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Arrowhead's president and chief executive officer Christopher Anza...
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Nanosorbents Increase Extraction, Recycling of Silver from Aqueous Solutions

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian Researchers from University of Tehran produced a new type of nanosorbent with the capability of increasing the extraction of silver from mines.
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Keysight Technologies Shifts to Direct Sales of High-Performance Products in North America

March 5, 2015 - 7:45am
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced that effective June 1, it will resume direct sales of high-performance products to all customers in North America. This includes Keysight's bro...
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Colon + septic tank = unique, at times stinky, study: Researchers use lab-scale human colon and septic tank to study impact of copper nanoparticles on the environment

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
What do a human colon, septic tank, copper nanoparticles and zebrafish have in common? They were the key components used by researchers at the University of California, Riverside and UCLA to study...
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Glass coating improves battery performance: To improve lithium-sulfur batteries, researchers added glass cage-like coating and graphene oxide

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Lithium-sulfur batteries have been a hot topic in battery research because of their ability to produce up to 10 times more energy than conventional batteries, which means they hold great promise for...
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New nanodevice defeats drug resistance: Tiny particles embedded in gel can turn off drug-resistance genes, then release cancer drugs

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Chemotherapy often shrinks tumors at first, but as cancer cells become resistant to drug treatment, tumors can grow back. A new nanodevice developed by MIT researchers can help overcome that by first...
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Breakthrough in OLED technology

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), which are made from carbon-containing materials, have the potential to revolutionize future display technologies, making low-power displays so thin they'll wrap...
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Forbidden quantum leaps possible with high-res spectroscopy

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
A new twist on an old tool lets scientists use light to study and control matter with 1,000 times better resolution and precision than previously possible.
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International research partnership tricks the light fantastic

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
What if one day, your computer, TV or smart phone could process data with light waves instead of an electrical current, making those devices faster, cheaper and more sustainable through less heat and...
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UC research partnership explores how to best harness solar power

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
A University of Cincinnati research partnership is reporting advances on how to one day make solar cells stronger, lighter, more flexible and less expensive when compared with the current silicon or g...
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Researchers turn unzipped nanotubes into possible alternative for platinum: Aerogel catalyst shows promise for fuel cells

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene nanoribbons formed into a three-dimensional aerogel and enhanced with boron and nitrogen are excellent catalysts for fuel cells, even in comparison to platinum, according to Rice University r...
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Important step towards quantum computing: Metals at atomic scale

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
German Scientist from RWTH Aachen, Research Center Jülich, TU Dresden and of the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden report that the current flow on the surface of a topol...
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New Hopes for Treatment of Intestine Cancer by Edible Nanodrug

March 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tehran University of Medical Sciences produced a new type of edible nanodrug for the treatment of intestine cancer and studied its performance.
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Graphene Shows Promise In Eradication Of Stem Cancer Cells

March 1, 2015 - 10:50am
Graphene was made in a lab in 2003, but by 2014, it reportedly reached $9 million in sales predominately in electronics, battery energy and semiconductors. Graphene is 100 times stronger than steel by...
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Scientific breakthrough in rechargeable batteries: Researchers from Singapore and Québec Team Up to Develop Next-Generation Materials to Power Electronic Devices and Electric Vehicles

March 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR and Quebec's IREQ (Hydro-Québec's research institute) have synthesized silicate-based nanoboxes that could m...
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First detailed microscopy evidence of bacteria at the lower size limit of life: Berkeley Lab research provides comprehensive description of ultra-small bacteria

March 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists have captured the first detailed microscopy images of ultra-small bacteria that are believed to be about as small as life can get. The research was led by scientists from the U.S. Departmen...
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Leti to Offer Updates on Silicon Photonics Successes at OFC in LA

March 1, 2015 - 7:45am
CEA-Leti will present updates on its silicon photonics technology, including its results on "heterogeneously integrated III-V on silicon distributed feedback lasers at 1310nm" and hybridization of ele...
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