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Measuring Thermoelectric Behavior with "Tinkertoy" Materials

May 21, 2015 | News | Comments

Sandia National Laboratories researchers have made the first measurements of thermoelectric behavior by a nanoporous metal-organic framework, a development that could lead to an entirely new class of materials for such applications as cooling computer chips and cameras and energy harvesting.

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SPIE Photomask Technology 2015

September 29, 2015 12:00 am | Events

The SPIE Photomask Technology Symposium, organized by SPIE and BACUS, the International Technical Group of SPIE, provides the world’s largest forum to discuss the latest mask technologies and how they can meet the needs of the rapidly moving semiconductor industry. It will be held Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2015.

EOS/ESD Annual Symposium

September 27, 2015 12:00 am | Events

The EOS/ESD Annual Symposium will be held from Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2015 in Reno, Nev. Founded in 1982, the ESD Association is a professional voluntary association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of electrostatic discharge (ESD) avoidance.

Application Mounting Brackets

May 21, 2015 12:00 am | by Dialight | Product Releases | Comments

Dialight, the innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today announced at the launch of its new simplified application mounting brackets, now available on the company’s industry-leading LED Area Lights. The new brackets are a great addition to the Area Light family which includes retrofit adapters for Appleton, GE, Killark, and Crouse-Hinds fixtures.


Air Powered Vacuum Lifter

May 21, 2015 12:00 am | by ANVER Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

ANVER Corporation has introduced a new air powered vacuum lifter with 180 degree flip designed for one person to seamlessly lift, tilt, and flip over long, bulky loads made from non- and semi-porous material. This load-flipping system is ideal for inspecting common sheet and plate panels.

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May 21, 2015 12:00 am | News | Comments

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3D Printing Gives Animals a Helping Hand (or Bill, Jaw, Shell, etc.)

May 20, 2015 12:03 pm | by MaryBeth DiDonna, Editor | Blogs | Comments

3D printing is being used to give injured animals - including eagles, turtles, birds, and domestic dogs - a second chance.


Graphene Ink Used to Print Cheap Radio Frequency Antenna

May 20, 2015 10:59 am | by Catherine Meyers, American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

The "wonder material" takes an important step toward commercial applications like wearable wireless devices and sensors connected to the "Internet of Things"


Nature Provides Inspiration for First Artificial Molecular Pump

May 20, 2015 10:48 am | by Megan Fellman, Northwestern University | News | Comments

The simple design mimics the pumping mechanism of life-sustaining proteins found in living cells.


New Device Shows How Cancer Spreads

May 20, 2015 10:34 am | by Nicole Fawcett, University of Michigan | News | Comments

A primary tumor is not what kills patients. Metastases are what kill patients. Understanding which cells are likely to metastasize can help direct more targeted therapies to patients.


3D-printed Shells Crack Under Pressure

May 20, 2015 9:42 am | by Mike Williams, Rice University | News | Comments

Researchers model real and 3-D-printed shells’ ability to withstand pressure.


Bill Nye the Graphene Guy

May 19, 2015 11:24 am | by MaryBeth DiDonna, Editor | Blogs | Comments

In his commencement speech at Rutgers University earlier this week, Bill Nye touched on scientific topics such as space exploration, climate change, and the use of graphene to provide clean drinking water.


Geometry of Medical Implants Affects Success

May 19, 2015 10:31 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Optimal size and shape allow implantable devices to last longer in the body.


Cheap Laser Method for Nanostructure Self-assembly

May 19, 2015 10:23 am | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a low-cost technique that holds promise for a range of scientific and technological applications. They have combined laser printing and capillary force to build complex, self-assembling microstructures using a technique called laser printing capillary-assisted self-assembly.


Computing at Light Speed

May 19, 2015 10:13 am | News | Comments

Engineers take a step toward silicon photonic computing at speeds millions of times faster than current machines.


Organic Nanoparticles Are Better at Fighting Tumors

May 19, 2015 9:21 am | News | Comments

Carbon-based nanoparticles could be used to sensitize cancerous tumors to proton radiotherapy and induce more focused destruction of cancer cells, a new study shows.



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