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Arrowhead Research Changes Name to Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals

April 7, 2016 - 7:45am
PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ARWR) today announced that it has changed its corporate name to Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The company's common stock wi...

Cooling chips with the flip of a switch: Researchers at Penn State have created a dielectric material that maintains a cooled state after an electrical field pulse

April 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Turn on an electric field, and a standard electrocaloric material will eject heat to its surroundings as its internal dipoles reorder themselves. Do the same thing, and a negative electrocaloric mater...

A movie of the microworld: Physicists create nanoparticle picture series

April 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Think of it as a microscopic movie: A sequence of X-ray images shows the explosion of superheated nanoparticles. The picture series reveals how the atoms in these particles move, how they form plasma...

NREL reveals potential for capturing waste heat via nanotubes

April 7, 2016 - 7:45am
A finely tuned carbon nanotube thin film has the potential to act as a thermoelectric power generator that captures and uses waste heat, according to researchers at the Energy Department's National Re...

New state of matter detected in a two-dimensional material

April 7, 2016 - 7:45am
An international team of researchers have found evidence of a mysterious new state of matter, first predicted 40 years ago, in a real material. This state, known as a quantum spin liquid, causes elect...

Scientists push valleytronics 1 step closer to reality: Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley researchers control a promising new way to encode electrons

April 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have taken a big step toward the practical application of "valleytronics," which is a new type of e...

POSTECH researchers develop a control algorithm for more accurate lab-on-a-chip devices

April 7, 2016 - 7:45am
Prof. Wan Kyun Chung with PhD student Young Jin Heo, MS student Junsu Kang, and postdoctoral researcher Min Jun Kim in the Robotics Laboratory at POSTECH, Korea, have developed a novel control algorit...