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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.
9.25.2017
1:14pm
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Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center tested NASA's first 3D printed rocket engine prototype part made of two different metal alloys through an innovative advanced manufacturing process. NASA has been making and evaluating durable 3D printed...
by Jennifer Stanfield, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA
9.25.2017
11:59am
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Making use of urine as fuel source may result in tremendous benefits for soldiers.
by David McNally, ARL Public Affairs
9.25.2017
11:06am
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Researchers have quantified the astonishingly high speeds at which future solar cells would have to operate in order to stretch what are presently seen as natural limits on their energy conversion efficiency.
by St. John’s College, Cambridge
9.25.2017
10:19am
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9.25.2017
5:52am
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The benefit of having machinery that is so small is it massively reduces demand for materials, can accelerate and improve drug discovery, dramatically reduce power requirements and rapidly increase the miniaturization of other products. Therefore, the...
by The University of Manchester
9.22.2017
12:26pm
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An international research group has proven vulnerability of a two-dimensional semiconductor gallium selenide in air. This discovery will allow manufacturing nanoelectronics based on gallium selenide, which has never been previously achieved by any...
by Tomsk Polytechnic University
9.22.2017
11:29am
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Researchers have developed an innovative method to make stacks of semiconductors just a few atoms thick. The technique offers scientists and engineers a simple, cost-effective method to make thin, uniform layers of these materials, which could expand...
by Louise Lerner, University of Chicago
9.22.2017
10:45am
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Scientists have demonstrated that viruses and nanoparticles can be assembled into processable superlattice wires.
by Aalto University
9.22.2017
10:03am
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A nanomaterials scientist with stomach pains accidentally discovered that honey is an effective, non-toxic substitute for the manipulation of the current and voltage characteristics of graphene.
by Katherine Connor, Space And Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific Public Affairs
9.22.2017
9:31am
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A research team is using nanotechnology to pinpoint abnormal amounts of fat in live cells.
by University of Rhode Island
9.21.2017
11:47am
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Researchers have developed the world’s first artificial nano-neuron with the ability to recognize numbers spoken by different individuals. This electronic nano-neuron is a breakthrough in artificial intelligence and its potential applications.
by Thales Group
9.21.2017
11:27am
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Scientists have developed a new form of high-resolution “printing” which could have wide-ranging applications in data storage, anti-counterfeiting measures, and digital imaging.
by University of Glasgow
9.21.2017
10:54am
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Engineers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston used light waves to align the James Webb Space Telescope’s mirror segments to each other, so they act like a single, monolithic mirror in the cryogenic cold of the center’s iconic Chamber A.
by Eric Villard and Maggie Masetti, NASA
9.21.2017
10:38am
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Miniscule devices carrying matter nearly hundreds of times their own weight was once practical only in theory, but a recent discovery has introduced a device capable of supporting over 150 times its own weight.
by Kelly Kim, Rutgers University
9.21.2017
10:21am
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A research group has developed two promising energy storage technologies in its work with sustainable energy systems.
by University of Central Florida
9.20.2017
12:05pm
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Scientists visualize unstained chains of atoms, called polymers, moving inside tiny graphene pockets under electron microscopes.
by Institute for Basic Science
9.20.2017
11:47am
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This research also sheds light on the Hofstadter butterfly phenomenon.
by Sian Fogden, Graphene Flagship
9.20.2017
10:19am
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Heart disease and heart-related illnesses are a leading cause of death around the world, but treatment options are limited. Now, one group reports that encapsulating stem cells in a nanogel could help repair damage to the heart.
by American Chemical Society
9.20.2017
10:07am
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Glenn A. Chin, the supervisory pharmacist said to be involved in the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened more than 700 others, is now facing federal trial. Chin’s trial comes six months after Barry J. Cadden, former co-owner and...
9.19.2017
12:29pm
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A new paper-based sensor patch could allow diabetics to effectively measure glucose levels during exercise.
by Binghamton University
9.19.2017
12:09pm
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Scarce metals are found in a wide range of everyday objects around us. They are complicated to extract, difficult to recycle, and so rare that several of them have become “conflict minerals” which can promote conflicts and oppression.
by Chalmers University of Technology
9.19.2017
11:54am
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An electrical engineer has teamed up with astronomers to improve telescope mirrors using thin-film technology from the electronics industry.
by Tim Stephens, UC Santa Cruz
9.19.2017
11:06am
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Researchers have produced the first 2D field-effect transistor made of a single material.
by Institute for Basic Science
9.19.2017
10:28am
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Laboratories can now rely on Thermo Fisher Scientific’s expanded line of cold-storage products to help them meet their goals for both productivity and sustainability.
9.19.2017
6:33am
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Biochemical engineers have used sequences of DNA molecules to induce shape-changing in water-based gels, demonstrating a new tactic to produce soft robots and “smart” medical devices that do not rely on cumbersome wires, batteries, or tethers.
by Johns Hopkins University
9.18.2017
11:57am
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Cellulose nanofibrils have properties that can improve the characteristics of bio-based 3D-printing pastes.
by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
9.18.2017
11:30am
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Photonics is a rapidly growing field in which some of the most sci-fi ideas of the not-so-distant past, are taking form. Now research is bringing the notion of an invisibility cloak closer by using microscopic structures that can bend light.
by CORDIS
9.18.2017
11:14am
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Artemisinin-ALA co-treatment could kill cancer cells and suppress tumor growth with fewer side effects.
by National University of Singapore
9.18.2017
10:49am
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A new optomechanical nanosensor detects torsional frequencies with extreme sensitivity and offers new possibilities for on-chip detection and signal processing.
by American Institute of Physics
9.18.2017
9:55am
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Some helpful tips and tricks for working in a cleanroom facility.
9.15.2017
4:02pm
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The continued expansion of life sciences research in laboratory and medical facilities has dramatically boosted the demand for nitrogen and carbon dioxide for use in sample growth applications.
9.15.2017
3:56pm
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Microneedle skin patch that delivers fat-dissolving drug locally could be used to treat obesity and diabetes.
by Columbia University Medical Center
9.15.2017
12:34pm
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Future ultrathin solar cells and light sources could have their surfaces covered by tiny trenches, after researchers found such structures enhance efficiency by four orders of magnitude.
by A*STAR
9.15.2017
12:06pm
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Understanding the process that creates complex crystals important for energy applications.
by Mary Beckman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
9.15.2017
11:36am
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The ability to control these properties has potential applications in creating and improving the magnetic memory in consumer electronic devices, and developing a sensitive detector for magnetic nanoparticles.
by NIST
9.15.2017
11:06am
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A DNA nanorobot is programmed to pick up and sort molecules into predefined regions.
by Lori Dajose, Caltech
9.15.2017
10:43am
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Controlled Environments spoke with Jeff Serle, Senior Vice President/Chief Design Engineer of the Mobile Pharmacy Trailer, about the use of the mobile cleanroom facility.
9.14.2017
4:54pm
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More industries are adopting BIM for new projects, sparking an emerging era of digital construction.
by Neil Pulman, Boulting Environmental Services
9.14.2017
4:47pm
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Just like every other laboratory, cleanrooms are affected by the rapid pace of change in the lab environment—from the actual design to the innovations in equipment to new standards and regulations.
by Bea Riemschneider, Editorial Director, ABM Science Group
9.14.2017
3:53pm
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