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Tobacco Plant Cells Form Sensitive Temperature Sensor

April 1, 2015 | by Fabio Bergamin, ETH Zürich | News | Comments

Scientists from ETH Zürich have developed a thermometer that is at least 100 times more sensitive than previous temperature sensors. It consists of a bio-synthetic hybrid material of tobacco cells and nanotubes.

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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.

Reader Alert: More News, Deep Dives into Industry Trends

April 1, 2015 4:09 pm | News | Comments

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Reader Alert: More News, Deep Dives into Industry Trends

April 1, 2015 3:57 pm | by MaryBeth DiDonna, Editor | News | Comments

We’re investing in our valued readers with a creative new approach to delivering editorial content for Controlled Environments that you can use in your daily work and life. It’s a bold, new approach as our staff editors, expert contributors and real-time reporters gather information on critical issues—and offer in-depth reports and track the pulse of your industry. It’s our commitment to our Science and Technology audience. 


Professional Profile: Chris Muller

April 1, 2015 3:22 pm | by MaryBeth DiDonna, Editor | Articles | Comments

Controlled Environments spoke with Chris Muller, Technical Director with Purafil in Doraville, Ga. He is also an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer.


LED High Bay

April 1, 2015 12:00 am | by Dialight | Product Releases | Comments

Dialight announces the release of the highest-efficiency LED lighting fixtures on the market, the Vigilant® H2 Series LED High Bay.


Medieval Remedy for Modern Superbugs

March 31, 2015 10:19 am | News | Comments

A one thousand year-old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections, which originates from a manuscript in the British Library, has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA.


Asthma Triggers Monitored by Wearable Sensors

March 31, 2015 10:02 am | by Miles O'Brien and Ann Kellan, Science Nation | News | Comments

The wearer's vital signs and surrounding environment would be monitored by devices that run on body heat and motion.


Prototype Nanoneedles Pave the Way for Regenerative Medicine

March 31, 2015 9:42 am | by Colin Smith, Imperial College London | News | Comments

Scientists have developed tiny nanoneedles that have successfully prompted parts of the body to generate new blood vessels, in a trial in mice. The researchers hope their nanoneedle technique could ultimately help damaged organs and nerves to repair themselves and help transplanted organs to thrive. 


Capsule Weight Control System

March 31, 2015 12:00 am | by MG America | Product Releases | Comments

MG America offers the on-board MultiNETT Weight Control System, the market’s most accurate to date for capsule manufacturing lines. MultiNETT is a 100% weight control system that monitors and reports the net weight of each dosed capsule.


Portable LED String Light Set

March 31, 2015 12:00 am | by Larson Electronics LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Leading manufacturer and supplier of explosion proof lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 300 watt LED lighting system that is designed for portability and reliability within the job site, and ideal for use in rough and demanding conditions.


Graphene is Key to Faster DNA Sequencing

March 30, 2015 11:11 am | News | Comments

An unusual and very exciting form of carbon — which can be created by drawing on paper — looks to hold the key to real-time, high-throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionize medical research and testing.


Increasing Light Emission Twelve Times Over

March 30, 2015 11:05 am | by Amanda Morris, Northwestern University | News | Comments

Solving molybdenum disulfide’s "thin" problem.  


NASA to Hold Live Chat from Cleanroom

March 30, 2015 10:48 am | News | Comments

NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project will be flying a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle into near-space from the Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in June. The public is invited to tune in to an hour-long live, interactive video broadcast from the gallery above a cleanroom at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where this near-space experimental test vehicle is being prepared for shipment to Hawaii. 



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