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Bosch highlights new MEMS sensors and innovative sensor-enabled applications: Easy to program for application requirements

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
At the upcoming MEMS Executive Congress, Bosch, the world’s leading supplier of MEMS sensors, will be showing how customers benefit when a group of companies, all under one umbrella, share their deep...

CRAIC Technologies Kicks Off Holiday Season With Discounted Refresher Training Packages

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
In response to a recent uptick in customer inquiries concerning additional training and user certifications, CRAIC Technologies is excited to bring on the holiday spirit early this year by offering fo...

FEI Partners with Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Research Facility to Develop Online Microscopy Education & Outreach: MyScope will enable people to discover the unseen world through microscopy

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and the Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Research Facility (AMMRF) have joined forces to bring the joy of microscopy to the general public through MyScope™ Outreach.

Researchers show how new hydrogel can facilitate microsurgery

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Skillful surgeons can do amazing things in extremely small places, but finding better ways to suture tiny blood vessels has been an ongoing challenge for even the best.

Sugar-coated nanoworms not for breakfast in the human immune system: University of Colorado Cancer Center study unravels mystery

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Iron nanoparticles injected before magnetic resonance imaging can make tissues more visible and the same nanoparticles may allow doctors to precisely target tumors with new medicines. However, among t...

Engineers design magnetic cell sensors: New protein nanoparticles allow scientists to track cells and interactions within them

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
MIT engineers have designed magnetic protein nanoparticles that can be used to track cells or to monitor interactions within cells. The particles, described today in Nature Communications, are an enha...

Magneto-optics on the edge

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Magneto-optics is a crucial characterization and detection technique for materials and devices. Hereby, the technique benefits from its high sensitivity and its compatibility with almost any environme...

Researchers build nanoscale autonomous walking machine from DNA

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a nanoscale machine made of DNA that can randomly walk in any direction across bumpy surfaces. Future applications of such a DNA walker...

Nanotweezer is new tool to create advanced plasmonic technologies

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Long-range and rapid transport of individual nanoobjects by a hybrid electrothermoplasmonic nanotweezer Justus C. Ndukaife1,2, Alexander V. Kildishev1, Agbai George Agwu Nnanna2, Vladimir M. Shal...

3-D laser printing of whispering-gallery-mode microcavities

November 3, 2015 - 7:45am
Whispering-Gallery-Mode (WGM) microcavities that confine light in a small volume with high quality (Q) factors and enhance interaction of light with matters inside the cavity have shown promising appl...

Graphene-based Magnetoresistance Sensor 200 Times as Sensitive as Silicon

November 1, 2015 - 9:27am
Most of the sensor chips that turn home appliances such as refrigerators and washing machines into smart devices do so by detecting changes in electrical resistance brought on by the presence of magne...

Newly developed cell transplantation delivery method could treat traumatic brain injury: Applying magnetic field to stem cells labeled with iron oxide nanoparticles helps guide cells to TBI site

November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Treating traumatic brain injury (TBI) using stem cell therapy is an important area of current research. However, injecting stem cells into the central nervous system has serious drawbacks, including i...

An enhanced lithium-air battery

November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Using a unique combination of materials, scientists have overcome many of the current barriers to developing lithium-air batteries, a new study reports. Lithium-air batteries could theoretically give...

Bioengineers cut in half time needed to make high-tech flexible sensors

November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a method that cuts down by half the time needed to make high-tech flexible sensors for medical applications. The advance brings...

Monolithic perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell achieves record efficiency

November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Organic-inorganic perovskite materials are one of the biggest surprises in solar cell research. In just six years, the efficiency of perovskite solar cells has increased five-fold; moreover, perovskit...

Physicists mimic quantum entanglement with laser pointer to double data speeds

November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
In a classic eureka moment, a team of physicists led by The City College of New York and including Herriot-Watt University and Corning Incorporated is showing how beams from ordinary laser pointers mi...

Battery mystery solved: Microscopy answers longstanding questions about lithium-rich transition metal oxides: Berkeley Lab scientists unravel structural ambiguities in lithium-rich transition metal oxides

November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Using complementary microscopy and spectroscopy techniques, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) say they have solved the structure of lithium- and manganese-rich transi...

Novel nanoparticles for image-guided phototherapy could improve ovarian cancer treatments: Pioneering research to be featured at 2015 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition

November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists are investigating a biodegradable nanomedicine that can selectively destroy ovarian cancer cells left behind after surgery. These findings are a step forward in the development of targeted...

USF team finds new way of computing with interaction-dependent state change of nanomagnets: University of South Florida engineering researchers find nano-scale magnets could compute complex functions significantly faster than conventional computers

November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers from the University of South Florida College of Engineering have proposed a new form of computing that uses circular nanomagnets to solve quadratic optimization problems orders of magnitud...

Attosecond physics: Film in 4-D with ultrashort electron pulses

November 1, 2015 - 7:45am
Physicists of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich shorten electron pulses down to 30 femtoseconds duration. This enables them to gain detailed insight into atomic motions in molecules.