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A novel new measurement method provides simultaneous topographical, electrical, chemical, and optical microscopy at the nanoscale for the first time.
by National Physical Laboratory
3.24.2017
12:13pm
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Bacteria has been used for a long time to create chemicals such as antibiotics, and more recently, bacteria have been found to reduce graphene oxide to graphene.
by American Chemical Society
3.24.2017
11:41am
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World's first international race for molecule-cars, the Nanocar Race, set for next month.
by CNRS
3.24.2017
11:18am
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Study defines best materials for carbon capture, methane selectivity.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
3.24.2017
10:47am
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Chemical reactions “filmed” at the single-molecule level.
by University of Nottingham
3.23.2017
11:56am
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Researchers have discovered a new form of the simple compound GeSe that has surprisingly escaped detection ... until now.
by Tien Nguyen, Princeton University
3.23.2017
11:38am
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Surfaces that have been coated with rare earth oxides develop water-repelling properties only after contact with air. Even at room temperature, chemical reactions begin with hydrocarbons in the air. Researchers report that it is these reactions that are...
by University of Basel
3.23.2017
11:28am
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Innovation opens new possibilities for prosthetics.
by University of Glasgow
3.23.2017
11:04am
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Researchers use novel low-power laser etching technique based on recycled CD player to make polymer waveguides.
by The Optical Society
3.23.2017
10:23am
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Materials scientists are imprinting nano-patterns in metals, a technology that could give metallic surfaces permanent functionality, like a lotus effect or reduced frictional properties.
by TU Darmstadt
3.22.2017
12:04pm
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This morning, a jury handed down its verdict in the trial of the former co-owner and president of a pharmaceutical center blamed for a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak.
3.22.2017
11:54am
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Chemists have created biosafe luminescent nanoparticles for imaging tumors and blood vessels damaged by heart attacks or strokes.
by ITMO University
3.22.2017
11:39am
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Silicon forms an oxide layer on its surface when exposed to air or moisture, which can detract from its electronic properties. Adding a “skin”' of molecules to the silicon can provide a physical barrier that prevents oxidation.
by A*STAR
3.22.2017
11:17am
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On the long journey from the fruit plantation to the retailer's shelf, fruits can quickly perish. A new sensor looks like a piece of fruit and acts like a piece of fruit — but is actually a spy.
by Cornelia Zogg, Empa
3.22.2017
10:57am
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Nanoparticle catalysts can help split water to produce hydrogen, a clean-burning fuel that provides a convenient way to store renewable energy.
by A*STAR
3.22.2017
9:56am
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Four projects set to move forward at the Georgia Institute of Technology aim to lay the groundwork for manufacturing next-generation flexible electronics, which have the potential to make an impact on industries ranging from health care to defense.
by Georgia Tech
3.21.2017
10:07am
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The discovery is a step towards developing new preventive strategies that could have a direct impact on the recovery of patients in the immediate aftermath of a surgical operation.
by Trinity College Dublin
3.21.2017
12:00am
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Microfluidic device generates passive hydraulic power, may be used to make small robots move.
by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office
3.21.2017
12:00am
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Closing arguments have been made, and now it’s up to a federal jury whether to convict the former president of the New England Compounding Center of murder.
3.21.2017
12:00am
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A researcher has shown in computer models that this peptide blocks a protein called RAN which helps cancer cells to divide and grow.
by University of Bradford
3.21.2017
12:00am
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ALN Magazine is proud to announce the 2017 TurnKey Awards. These awards celebrate excellence in vivarium design, facility operations and teamwork, and creativity in implementing the 3Rs.
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3.20.2017
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In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
3.20.2017
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A bacteria-trapping material developed from wood is now being tested for use as a water purification filter. The aim is to use it in places where there is no infrastructure or clean water supply.
by KTH Royal Institute of Technology
3.20.2017
12:04pm
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A new class of compounds can treat MRSA skin infections in mice with no signs of acute toxicity, and no signs that the bacteria would develop resistance to them after many applications.
by American Chemical Society
3.20.2017
11:45am
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An international research project could overcome the problem of hydrogen alloy embrittlement that has led to catastrophic failures in major engineering and building projects.
by University of Queensland
3.20.2017
11:33am
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Double flow concept widens spectrum for protein crystallography.
by DESY
3.20.2017
11:23am
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New strategy could improve performance of some immune-based drugs.
by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office
3.20.2017
10:39am
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Keep an eye out for these cleanroom products at INTERPHEX New York, held at the Javits Center on March 21-23!
3.17.2017
11:40am
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The current standard for bacterial identification is to isolate and grow the species in an assay, which can take hours to weeks.
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
3.17.2017
11:28am
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In work that could help make possible a faster, longer-lasting, and lower-energy method of data storage for consumers and businesses, researchers have developed a technique for imaging and studying a promising class of magnetic devices with 10 times more...
by NIST
3.17.2017
11:08am
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Engineers have developed the nanotechnology and wireless electronics for a new type of retinal prosthesis that brings research a step closer to restoring the ability of neurons in the retina to respond to light.
by Ioana Patringenaru, UC San Diego
3.17.2017
10:44am
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After modifications with nanotechnology, a storebought sponge is able to capture mercury and kill microbes.
by University of Minnesota
3.17.2017
10:31am
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Physicists are working to harness the power of nanowires, microscopic wires that have the potential to improve solar cells or revolutionize fiber optics.
by Michael Miller, University of Cincinnati
3.17.2017
10:14am
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In its third year, the Readers’ Choice competition highlights the cleanroom equipment and tools that readers of Controlled Environments judge most effective and trusted in their work.
3.16.2017
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Scientists have used high-resolution crystallography to uncover the mechanism behind protein-assisted synthesis of gold nanoparticles, providing a platform for designing nanomaterials tailored for biomedical application.
by Tokyo Institute of Technology
3.16.2017
11:59am
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What happens when the lights are turned out in the enormous cleanroom that currently houses NASA's James Webb Space Telescope?
by Rob Gutro, NASA
3.16.2017
11:44am
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Researchers have made detailed 3D images of a commercially available computer chip. This marks the first time a non-destructive method has visualized the paths of a chip’s internal wiring and its tiny transistors clearly without distortions or...
by Paul Piwnicki, Paul Scherrer Institute
3.16.2017
11:17am
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Researchers have used silicone nanoparticles to highlight and destroy cancer tumors with the help of the ultrasound, while leaving healthy tissues unharmed.
by National Research Nuclear University
3.16.2017
10:58am
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The discovery could greatly improve energy-efficiency of separation and purification processes in the chemical and petrochemical industries.
by University of Minnesota
3.16.2017
10:48am
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