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COD Grad Begins Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University: Marsela Jorgolli's Passion for Physics Has Led to a Decade of Academic Research That Continues at Harvard University as a Postdoctoral Fellow

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Having successfully defended her Ph.D. in Physics at Harvard this past May, the former College of DuPage student is working as a member of the university's Park Research Group, led by renowned Profess...

Identifying Commercial Success Stories from the National Nanotechnology Initiative: National Nanotechnology Coordination Office and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Issue a Request for Information on NNI-Supported Success Stories

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
he National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) are asking for examples of commercialization success stories arising from Feder...

New research uses nanotechnology to prevent preterm birth: March of Dimes honors abstract on prematurity at SMFM Annual Meeting

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Using nanoparticles to engineer a special drug, a team of researchers has demonstrated in mice a new way to both reduce preterm birth and avoid the risks of medication in pregnancy to unborn babies.

CRISPR/Cas9 therapeutic for tyrosinemai type I delivered to mice: AAV and lipid nanoparticles used to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 formulation capable of repairing genetic disease in animal models

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
University of Massachusetts Medical School researchers have found a way to more efficiently delivery a CRISPR/Cas9 therapeutic to adult mice with the metabolic disease Tyrosinemia type I that may also...

The quantum fridge: It all comes down to quantum physics: scientists at TU Wien have analyzed why some gases can be cooled down to extremely low temperatures

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
When cold milk is poured into a hot cup of tea, a temperature equilibrium is reached very quickly. The milk droplets and the tea particles interact, and after a few moments they all have the same aver...

Unconventional superconductivity near absolute zero temperature: Quantum critical point could be the reason for high temperature superconductivity

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the Goethe University have discovered an important mechanism for superconductivity in a metallic compound containing ytterbium, rhodium and silicon. As reported by Cornelius Krellner an...

Electrons and liquid helium advance understanding of zero-resistance: Study of electrons on liquid helium systems sheds light on zero-resistance phenomenon in semiconductors

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
The end of Moore's Law -- the prediction that transistor density would double every two years -- was one of the hottest topics in electronics-related discussions in 2015. Silicon-based technologies ha...

Switching light with a silver atom

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
The quantity of data exchanged via communications networks around the globe is growing at a breathtaking rate. The volume of data for wired and mobile communications is currently increasing by 23% and...

The Race is On: One Month Left to Submit to the Nano Startup Challenge (NSC2) in Cancer Nanotechnology

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
The National Cancer Institute and Center for Advancing Innovation are sponsoring a challenge to accelerate translation and commercialization of nanomedicines. The Challenge is open to the public and a...

A highway for spin waves: Researchers in Dresden develop process for controlling innovative information media

February 3, 2016 - 7:45am
The success story of information processing by way of moving electrons is slowly coming to an end. The trend towards more and more compact chips constitutes a major challenge for manufacturers, since...