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Scientists calculate flat boron capable of visible plasmon emissions.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
11.21.2017
3:11pm
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Oak wilt fungus is another invasive plant pathogen that often goes unnoticed, until it’s too late. Not anymore.
by University of Minnesota
11.21.2017
2:41pm
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An international team has created a nanomechanical hand to show the time of an electronic clock, by spinning a tiny cylinder using light. A silicon nanorod, less than a thousandth of a millimeter long, can be trapped in thin air using focused laser beams...
by University of Vienna
11.21.2017
12:12pm
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The historic chamber’s massive door opening brings to a close about 100 days of testing for Webb, a significant milestone in the telescope’s journey to the launch pad.
by Eric Villard, NASA
11.21.2017
11:54am
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Imaging studies with diaper “phantoms” show that measuring volume, not length, may estimate tumor masses more accurately.
by NIST
11.21.2017
11:07am
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By both capturing carbon emissions and storing energy from solar or wind power, the invention provides a one-two punch in the fight against climate change.
by Tyler Irving, University of Toronto
11.21.2017
10:54am
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Scientists are eyeing graphene as a way to make electronic devices faster and significantly more powerful, versatile, and energy efficient. It also has the potential to be used in medicine as part of a drug delivery system that is much safer for patients.
by Valdosta State University
11.21.2017
10:15am
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The deal is intended as a way for Marvell to expand its wireless connectivity business in the semiconductor industry and diversify from its storage device business.
11.20.2017
11:21am
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Researchers create material for a chemical heat “battery” that could release its energy on demand.
by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office
11.20.2017
10:21am
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Scientists have developed a new solar cell coating based on amorphous silicon that combines the features of an electrode and those of a light-trapping structure.
by ITMO University
11.20.2017
9:55am
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Research on graphene provides strong evidence that the motion of two-dimensional materials could be used as a source of clean, limitless energy.
by University of Arkansas
11.20.2017
9:22am
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Since the fall of 1997, NASA satellites have continuously and globally observed all plant life at the surface of the land and ocean.
by Lacey Young and Alan Buis, NASA
11.20.2017
9:13am
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Cortec Corp. has developed an electrostatic dissipative paper to protect electronic parts from static charge and corrosion while enabling a more efficient work process.
11.17.2017
11:51am
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As another year draws to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the articles and topics that have been of the most interest to the readers of Controlled Environments throughout 2017.
11.17.2017
11:35am
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Researchers report numerical simulations for spin relaxation in graphene/TMDC heterostructures. Their calculations indicate a spin lifetime anisotropy that is orders of magnitude larger than anything observed in graphene until now.
by ICN2
11.17.2017
11:22am
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Scientists are on the cusp of a major advance in topological quantum computing.
by Sonia Fernandez, UC Santa Barbara
11.17.2017
11:11am
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Researchers have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of ubiquitous, fully integrated and affordable wearable technology.
by Zachary Boehm, Florida State University
11.17.2017
11:05am
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A non-invasive approach views sub-cellular structures at nanoscale resolution.
by Amanda Morris, Northwestern University
11.17.2017
10:57am
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Tips and tricks for your inaugural cleanroom visit.
by Tara Behal, SNS Nano Fiber Technology LLC
11.16.2017
4:57pm
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Selecting the right horizontal- or vertical-flow bench for your application.
by Kevin Weist, Clean Air Products
11.16.2017
4:32pm
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The thought of using a garment once and throwing it away may seem like an expensive option for your cleanroom operations, but do you know the risks of using launderable garments within your critical processes?
by Nina Helme, Connect 2 Cleanrooms
11.16.2017
4:24pm
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A cleanroom that is functionally and promotes collaborative research needs to be a total cleanroom — one that addresses ALL forms of contamination that are detrimental to the intended use of the space.
by Greg Owen, PE, Jacobs
11.16.2017
4:09pm
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Nanoparticle emissions from traffic have a major effect on the quality of indoor air and human health.
by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
11.16.2017
11:59am
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Finding could help speed drug development, benefit “lab-on-a-chip” technology.
by NIST
11.16.2017
11:41am
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A simple technique for mass producing ultrathin, high-quality molybdenum trioxide nanosheets could lead to next-generation electronic and optoelectronic devices.
by A*STAR
11.16.2017
11:32am
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The new Kevlar-based hydrogel recreates the magic of cartilage by combining a network of tough nanofibers from Kevlar — the "aramid" fibers best known for making bulletproof vests — with a material commonly used in hydrogel cartilage replacements, called...
by University of Michigan
11.16.2017
11:26am
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Researchers use 3-D printers to turn century-old theory into complex schwarzites.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
11.16.2017
10:53am
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Efficiency, lower costs, and optimization strategies are the focal points of today’s energy landscape.
by Greg Burgess, CxA, CEM, LEED AP, SMRT Architects and Engineers
11.16.2017
9:56am
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11.15.2017
12:31pm
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As physicists demonstrate in a new study, the optical and photocatalytic properties of so-called carbon dots can be precisely tuned by controlling the positions of nitrogen atoms introduced into their structure.
by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
11.15.2017
12:15pm
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Compressing a semiconductor to bring atoms closer together or stretching it to move them farther apart can dramatically change how electricity flows and how light is emitted.
by U.S. Department of Energy
11.15.2017
11:54am
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Discovering this new microscopic mechanism offers a rational path to design novel materials for higher solar cell efficiency.
by U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science
11.15.2017
11:21am
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Even with pre-operative imaging techniques, surgeons still rely on visual inspection to locate malignant tissues during surgery. New research may help surgeons better view and treat these tumor cells with engineered nanoparticles.
by American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
11.15.2017
10:44am
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The University of Chicago’s Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility, completed in 2015, has an ISO Class 5 cleanroom which specializes in advanced lithographic processing of hard and soft materials.
11.15.2017
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Mitigate risks and safeguard your particle count data.
by Jason Kelly, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions
11.14.2017
1:00pm
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Molecular magnetism packs power.
by David Tenenbaum, University of Wisconsin-Madison
11.14.2017
12:43pm
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Astronomers around the world will have immediate access to early data from specific science observations from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which will be completed within the first five months of Webb’s science operations.
by Christine Pulliam and Ray Villard, Space Telescope Science Institute
11.14.2017
12:31pm
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New delivery system deletes disease-causing genes and reduces cholesterol.
by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office
11.14.2017
12:12pm
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Previously graphene-oxide membranes were shown to be completely impermeable to all solvents except for water. However, a study now shows that the molecules that pass through these membranes can be tailored by simply making them ultrathin.
by University of Manchester
11.14.2017
12:01pm
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The pill has a sensor that digitally tracks if patients have ingested their medication.
by FDA
11.14.2017
11:20am
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