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Ames Lab researchers see rare-earth-like magnetic properties in iron

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have observed magnetic properties typically associated with those observed in rare-earth elements in iron. These properties are observed in a...
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How to create nanowires only 3 atoms wide with an electron beam

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
Junhao Lin, a Vanderbilt University Ph.D. student and visiting scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has found a way to use a finely focused beam of electrons to create some of the smalle...
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Flexible battery, no lithium required: Rice University lab creates thin-film battery for portable, wearable electronics

April 29, 2014 - 7:45am
A Rice University laboratory has flexible, portable and wearable electronics in its sights with the creation of a thin film for energy storage.
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Governor General to Undertake Visit to the West Coast of the United States of America

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
At the request of the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will conduct a visit to the West Coast...
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Simple Method Suggested for Hormone Determination by Using Nanoparticles

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Khwarizmi University proposed a sensitive, accurate, repeatable and highly cost-effective method to measure tiny amounts of hormones in biological samples.
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Dr. Junyong Zhu Receives 2014 TAPPI Research and Development Technical Award

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Dr. Junyong Zhu, Team Leader, U.S. Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory, has been named winner of the 2014 Research and Development Technical Award and William H. Aiken Prize by TAPPI's Internati...
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START-UP NY Approval for CNSE: Initial Tax-Free START-UP Sites at SUNY CNSE Main Campus, Downtown Albany, and Canandaigua; Additional Future Opportunities Expected at CNSE facilities in Buffalo, Syracuse, and Utica

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
In continued support of Governor Andrew Cuomo's strategic blueprint for innovation-driven economic development across New York, SUNY CNSE today announced approval of its START-UP NY plan.
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Aarhus researcher receives substantial grant

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Morten Schallburg Nielsen from Aarhus University has just received DKK six million from the Lundbeck Foundation to conduct research into how molecules are transported from the blood and into the brain...
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Know your enemy: Oligomers' role in the development of Parkinson's disease

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, have drawn up the most detailed 'image of the enemy' to date of one of the body's most important players in the development of Parkinson's disease. This prov...
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Imec Reports Four Percent Growth for 2013 Fiscal Year End —Continues to Accelerate Innovation Through Global Collaborations and Technological Breakthroughs in Nanoelectronics—

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanoelectronics research center imec, today reported the financial results for fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. Revenue for 2013 totaled 332 million euro, a four percent growth from the previous y...
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Multicapacity Microreactor for Catalyst Characterisation

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
The Hiden Catlab integrated micro-reactor/mass spectrometer(MS) system now addresses an extended applications range with the introduction of enlarged sample capacity options to accommodate sample volu...
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Making graphene work for real-world devices: Fundamental research in phonon scattering helps researchers design graphene materials for applications

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
Graphene, a one-atom-thick form of the carbon material graphite, has been hailed as a wonder material--strong, light, nearly transparent and an excellent conductor of electricity and heat--and it very...
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Return on investment for kit and promotion materials

April 27, 2014 - 7:45am
A new version of "spaser" technology being investigated could mean that mobile phones become so small, efficient, and flexible they could be printed on clothing.
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Protecting olive oil from counterfeiters

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Just a few grams of the new substance are enough to tag the entire olive oil production of Italy. If counterfeiting were suspected, the particles added at the place of origin could be extracted from t...
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University of Tehran Researchers Invent Non-Enzyme Sensor to Detect Blood Sugar

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers at University of Tehran produced a very highly sensitive sensor to measure the amount of blood sugar.
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Gold nanoparticles help target, quantify breast cancer gene segments in a living cell

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Quantitative imaging of single mRNA splice variants in living cells Kyuwan Lee 1, 2; Yi Cui 2; Luke P. Lee 1; Joseph Irudayaraj 2 1 Department of Bioengineering, Department of Electrical Enginee...
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Atomic switcheroo explains origins of thin-film solar cell mystery

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
Treating cadmium-telluride (CdTe) solar cell materials with cadmium-chloride improves their efficiency, but researchers have not fully understood why. Now, an atomic-scale examination of the thin-film...
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Economics = MC2 -- A portrait of the modern physics startup: Successful companies founded by physicists often break the Silicon Valley model, according to new American Institute of Physics report

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
For much of the 20th century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies -- research units like Bell Labs or Xero...
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QuantuMDx announce prototype handheld lab for 15 minute malaria diagnosis and drug resistance testing

April 25, 2014 - 7:45am
This World Malaria Day, British biotech QuantuMDx announces the first prototype of their pioneering disposable handheld lab for 15 minute malaria diagnosis and drug resistance testing. A low cost disp...
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Like a hall of mirrors, nanostructures trap photons inside ultrathin solar cells

April 23, 2014 - 7:45am
In the quest to make sun power more competitive, researchers are designing ultrathin solar cells that cut material costs. At the same time they're keeping these thin cells efficient by sculpting their...
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