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The Scientist Top 10 Innovations Award for Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X: Leica Microsystems' STED Super-Resolution Microscope Again Awarded for its Innovative Technology

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
The Scientist magazine has chosen the Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X as one of the Top 10 Innovations 2014 that will change the way life scientists work. An independent jury of experts from science and industr...
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Nanometrics Announces the NanoSpec II Film Metrology System for Advanced Material Characterization

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced the launch of its NanoSpec® II standalone metrology system, the...
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Powerful new technique simultaneously determines nanomaterials' chemical makeup, topography

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and Ohio University have devised a powerful technique that simultaneously resolves the chemical characterization...
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Chemists Fabricate Novel Rewritable Paper: An attractive alternate to regular paper, UC Riverside-developed technology helps address increasing problems in environment and resource sustainability

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
First developed in China in about the year A.D. 150, paper has many uses, the most common being for writing and printing upon. Indeed, the development and spread of civilization owes much to paper's...
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Lengthening the life of high capacity silicon electrodes in rechargeable lithium batteries: Novel rubber-like coating could lead to longer lasting batteries

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
A new study will help researchers create longer-lasting, higher-capacity lithium rechargeable batteries, which are commonly used in consumer electronics. In a study published in the journal ACS Nano,...
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Nanometrics Introduces Imperia PL Imaging System for Advanced Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced the launch of its latest photoluminescence (PL) system, Imperia...
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Atmospheric carbon dioxide used for energy storage products

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers have discovered a fascinating new way to take some of the atmospheric carbon dioxide that's causing the greenhouse effect and use it to make an advanced, high-value material for use in ene...
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Nanotubes May Restore Sight to Blind Retinas: TAU researchers develop groundbreaking wireless material capable of sparking neuronal activity in response to light

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
Retinal degeneration is one of the most worrisome dangers in the aging process. Now Tel Aviv University researchers have made an important technological breakthrough towards a prosthetic retina that c...
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Revealed: How bacteria drill into our cells and kill them

December 3, 2014 - 7:45am
A team of scientists has revealed how certain harmful bacteria drill into our cells to kill them. Their study shows how bacterial 'nanodrills' assemble themselves on the outer surfaces of our cells, a...
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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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