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Researchers have investigated the viability of a technique called “spincasting” for creating thin films of nanoparticles on an underlying substrate – an important step in the creation of materials with a variety of uses, from optics to electronics.
by Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University
7.21.2017
10:25am
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Probiotics, being live microbes, exert numerous beneficial health effects on the host cells. Such probiotics are commercially available as dietary supplements, foods, and pharmaceutical formulations.
by Bentham Science Publishers
7.21.2017
10:14am
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An electrode brought to the surface of a liquid that contains microparticles can be used to pull out surprisingly long chains of particles.
by University of Warsaw
7.21.2017
9:53am
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Magnets and magnetic phenomena underpin the vast majority of modern data storage, and the measurement scales for research focused on magnetic behaviors continue to shrink with the rest of digital technology.
by American Institute of Physics
7.21.2017
9:43am
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MR Solutions, the Surrey-based manufacturer of preclinical MRI imaging systems, was received by the Queen at Buckingham Palace on July 11 in celebration of their Queen’s Award for Enterprise which is awarded in recognition of their outstanding success in...
7.21.2017
9:12am
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A new series of leakproof vials has been developed to provide sample protection and user safety by enabling correct cap application every time.
7.20.2017
12:12pm
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Scientists have developed a new type of optical fiber that has an extremely large core diameter and preserves the coherent properties of light.
by MIPT
7.20.2017
12:08pm
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Researchers have made the first direct visual observation and measurement of ultra-fast vortex dynamics in superconductors.
by The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem
7.20.2017
12:07pm
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A doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has pioneered a countermeasure to transform the landscape of 3-D printing today.
by Texas A&M University
7.20.2017
12:05pm
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In an advance that could boost the efficiency of LED lighting by 50 percent and even pave the way for invisibility cloaking devices, a team of University of Michigan researchers has developed a new technique that peppers metallic nanoparticles into...
by University of Michigan
7.20.2017
12:03pm
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Scientists have designed a new type of cathode that could make the mass production of sodium batteries more feasible.
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
7.20.2017
12:01pm
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A research group has developed diagnostic sensors using protein-encapsulated nanocatalysts, which can diagnose certain diseases by analyzing human exhaled breath.
by The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
7.19.2017
1:13pm
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Physicists have developed a new technique that uses electrical voltages to control the electron spin on a chip. The newly-developed method provides protection from spin decay, meaning that the contained information can be maintained and transmitted over...
by University of Basel
7.19.2017
12:58pm
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Prenatal tests are often invasive, which can potentially harm the fetus and the mother. Now, one group reports in ACS Nano that they have developed a device that provides sensitive results, but in a less invasive way: a blood test.
by American Chemical Society
7.19.2017
12:26pm
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Material scientists and physicists have demonstrated electrical generation of hybrid light-matter particles, so-called exciton-polaritons, by using field-effect transistors with semiconducting carbon nanotubes integrated in optical micro-cavities.
by University of St Andrews
7.19.2017
11:32am
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Researchers report in the journal ACS Sensors that they have developed a 3-D printed sensor worn on the ear that measures one of the most basic medical indicators of health in real time: core body temperature.
by American Chemical Society
7.19.2017
10:40am
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Compact, flexible and without the need for compressed air or electricity, negative-stiffness vibration isolation with its totally passive mechanical system, is fast becoming the choice of professionals and researchers for use in cleanroom applications...
by Patrick Roberts, Minus K Technology, Inc.
7.18.2017
10:12am
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Scientists at the Brookhaven National Laboratory had just finished an experiment with a 2D structure they synthesized for catalysis research when, to their surprise, they discovered that atoms of argon gas had gotten trapped inside the structure’s...
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
7.18.2017
10:12am
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A new technique that makes blood clots optically clear is allowing researchers to use powerful optical microscopy techniques to study the 3D structure of dangerous clots for the first time.
by The Optical Society
7.18.2017
10:01am
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Supercapacitors are an aptly named type of device that can store and deliver energy faster than conventional batteries. They are in high demand for applications including electric cars, wireless telecommunications and high-powered lasers.
by James Urton, University of Washington
7.18.2017
9:42am
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Using wearable stress sensors, analytics, and other technologies, a new product is able to pinpoint the exact moment consumers feel these subconscious responses.
by Rob Matheson, MIT
7.18.2017
9:31am
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Qosina has added eight new NRFit™ connectors and caps (#40050-#40057) to its product line. These components are compliant with the ISO 80369-6 standard, which specifies the requirements for small-bore connectors to be used for connections in neuraxial...
7.18.2017
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A reinvented, low-cost laser source that stores light energy inside nanoscale disks could underpin the development of optically powered neurocomputers, reveals a simulation study led by KAUST researchers.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
7.17.2017
1:40pm
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A Rice University professor's method to "upconvert" light could make solar cells more efficient and disease-targeting nanoparticles more effective. Experiments combined plasmonic metals and semiconducting quantum wells to boost the frequency of light,...
by Rice University
7.17.2017
1:17pm
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Scientists have succeeded in coupling an extremely small quantum dot with 1,000 times larger trumpet-shaped nanowire. The movement of the nanowire can be detected with a sensitivity of 100 femtometers via the wavelength of the light emitted by the...
by University of Basel
7.17.2017
1:07pm
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A little fluorine turns an insulating ceramic known as white graphene into a wide-bandgap semiconductor with magnetic properties. Rice University scientists said that could make the unique material suitable for electronics in extreme environments.
by Rice University
7.17.2017
12:59pm
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A hypoallergenic electronic sensor can be worn on the skin continuously for a week without discomfort, and is so light and thin that users forget they even have it on, says a Japanese group of scientists.
by University of Tokyo
7.17.2017
12:45pm
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For more than 60 years, researchers have tried to successfully cryopreserve (or freeze) the embryo of zebrafish, a species that is an important medical model for human health. In a new study, researchers provide the first-ever reproducible evidence for...
by University of Minnesota
7.14.2017
10:18am
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The rapidly developing science and technology of graphene and atomically-thin materials has taken another step forward with new research from The University of Manchester.
by University of Manchester
7.14.2017
10:14am
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The U.S. agency responsible for overseeing the nation's nuclear weapons cache is laying out the qualifications that will be required from the next manager of Los Alamos National Laboratory.
by Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
7.14.2017
10:11am
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Nanoscale deformations could impact the high-precision experiments, such as the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)
by California Institute of Technology
7.14.2017
10:08am
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Scientists have presented a model system which allows the investigation of atomic-scale friction effects and friction dynamics that are similar to those taking place, e.g., in proteins, DNA strands and other deformable nanocontacts.
by Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
7.14.2017
10:04am
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Engineers are building a flat microscope, called FlatScope TM, and developing software that can decode and trigger neurons on the surface of the brain. The inspiration comes from advances in semiconductor manufacturing.
by Rice University
7.13.2017
10:25am
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Smooth surfaces may prevent harmful deposits from working their way into a solid electrolyte.
by MIT
7.13.2017
10:17am
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When it comes to efficiency, sometimes it helps to look to Mother Nature for advice - even in technology as advanced as printable, flexible electronics.
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
7.13.2017
10:14am
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Researchers are hoping to use nanotechnology to develop more targeted treatments for drug-resistant bugs that are classified as "Gram-negative."
by MIT
7.13.2017
10:11am
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Researchers used the Inflatable Lunar/Mars Analog Habitat (ILMAH), a unique, simulated closed environment that mimics the conditions found on the International Space Station and possible human habitats on other planets. They showed that the overall...
by BioMed Central
7.13.2017
10:06am
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Spirax Sarco announces the release of the Steam Jet Thermocompressors, the energy saving device that compresses low – pressure steam, often waste steam, to a higher acceptable pressure that can be utilized by additional applications our customers may...
by Spirax Sarco Inc.
7.13.2017
9:47am
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A Japanese collaboration led by Osaka University has explored the ability of single molecules to affect the noise generated by carbon nanotube-based nanoscale electronic devices.
by Osaka University
7.12.2017
1:47pm
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Innovative thinking could improve the way biological samples are processed and transported from space back to research labs on Earth for future studies. This thinking was prompted by researchers in NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) and Twins Study...
by NASA/Johnson Space Center
7.12.2017
1:36pm
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