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Mind the gap: Nanoscale speed bump could regulate plasmons for high-speed data flow

April 4, 2015 - 7:45am
The name sounds like something Marvin the Martian might have built, but the "nanomechanical plasmonic phase modulator" is not a doomsday device. Developed by a team of government and university resear...
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Cooling massive objects to the quantum ground state

April 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Cooling of macroscopic and mesoscopic objects to the quantum ground states are of great interests not only for fundamental study of quantum theory but also for the broad applications in quantum inform...
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A novel way to apply drugs to dental plaque Nanoparticles release drugs to reduce tooth decay

April 4, 2015 - 7:45am
Therapeutic agents intended to reduce dental plaque and prevent tooth decay are often removed by saliva and the act of swallowing before they can take effect. But a team of researchers has developed a...
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Quantum teleportation on a chip: A significant step towards ultra-high speed quantum computers

April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
The core circuits of quantum teleportation, which generate and detect quantum entanglement, have been successfully integrated into a photonic chip by an international team of scientists from the unive...
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Two-dimensional dirac materials: Structure, properties, and rarity

April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Graphene, a two-dimensional (2D) honeycomb sheet composed of carbon atoms, has attracted intense interests worldwide because of its outstanding properties and promising prospects in both basic and app...
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3-D neural structure guided with biocompatible nanofiber scaffolds and hydrogels

April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Damage to neural tissue is typically permanent and causes lasting disability in patients, but a new approach has recently been discovered that holds incredible potential to reconstruct neural tissue a...
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Light-powered gyroscope is world's smallest: Promises a powerful spin on navigation

April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
A pair of light waves - one zipping clockwise the other counterclockwise around a microscopic track - may hold the key to creating the world's smallest gyroscope: one a fraction of the width of a huma...
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PIHera: Largest Family of Piezo Stage Scanners with 10X Greater Positioning Area

April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and precision motion-control equipment for nano-biotechnology, life science and photonics applications, provides the PIHera fami...
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Nanion Technologies Appoints James Costantin as Director of Customer Relations: Nanion is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James Costantin as Director of Customer Relations at Nanion Technologies Inc.

April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Dr. Costantin has a solid and highly impressive track record in customer relation management, in-depth knowledge of ion channel drug discovery, and over 12 years of technical expertise with automated...
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New Applications Brochure on Complex Motion Control Systems for Scientific Research

April 2, 2015 - 7:45am
Precision motion control systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently released its newest catalog of precision motion solutions for Beamline Instrumentation. The PI Group offers a wide range o...
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So, near and yet so far: Stable HGNs for Raman

April 1, 2015 - 12:25pm
Researchers have found a way to stabilise hollow gold nanospheres (HGNs) so that their unique combination of properties can be utilised as nanotags more widely in Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (...
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Roll up your screen and stow it away? Tel Aviv University researchers develop molecular backbone of super-slim, bendable digital displays

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens, electronic displays are everywhere. As the demand for instant, constant communication grows, so too does the urgency for m...
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SUNY Poly CNSE and Title Sponsor SEFCU Name Capital Region Teams Advancing to the Final Round of the 2015 New York Business Plan Competition

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Five SUNY Poly CNSE teams selected among finalists after strong presentations highlighted business plans that leverage SUNY Poly CNSE's unmatched resources.
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Princess Margaret scientists convert microbubbles to nanoparticles: Harnessing light to advance tumor imaging, provide platform for targeted treatment

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Biomedical researchers led by Dr. Gang Zheng at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have successfully converted microbubble technology already used in diagnostic imaging into nanoparticles that stay trapp...
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Wrapping carbon nanotubes in polymers enhances their performance: Scientists at Japan's Kyushu University say polymer-wrapped carbon nanotubes hold much promise in biotechnology and energy applications

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists first reported carbon nanotubes in the early 1990s. Since then, these tiny cylinders have been part of the quest to reduce the size of technological devices and their components. Carbon nan...
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Tokyo Institute of Technology research: Catalyst redefines rate limitations in ammonia production

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Studies by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a catalyst that is so effective at promoting dissociation of the nitrogen bond in ammonia production reactions that it is no long...
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Next important step toward quantum computer: Scientists at the University of Bonn have succeeded in linking 2 different quantum systems

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists at the Universities of Bonn and Cambridge have succeeded in linking two completely different quantum systems to one another. In doing so, they have taken an important step forward on the wa...
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'Atomic chicken-wire' is key to faster DNA sequencing

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
An unusual and very exciting form of carbon - that can be created by drawing on paper- looks to hold the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionise medical...
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Nanoscale worms provide new route to nano-necklace structures

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have developed a novel technique for crafting nanometer-scale necklaces based on tiny star-like structures threaded onto a polymeric backbone. The technique could provide a new way to prod...
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Solving molybdenum disulfide's 'thin' problem: Research team increases material's light emission by twelve times

March 31, 2015 - 7:45am
The promising new material molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) has an inherent issue that's steeped in irony. The material's greatest asset--its monolayer thickness--is also its biggest challenge.
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