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2012-12-03 20:58:50

Potential for optoelectronics, solar cells, valleytronics and more When the dry lubricant, molybdenum disulfide, is stripped down to a single layer of atoms, a tightly bound quasi-particle comprised of two electrons and a hole forms with unique spin and valley properties, researchers from Case Western Reserve University and colleagues discovered. These charged quasi-particles, called negative trions, can be manipulated to change the light absorbed and emitted from this two-dimensional...

Human Eye Gives Visionary Design For New, More Natural Lens Technology
2012-11-13 17:02:31

Optical Society of America Drawing heavily upon nature for inspiration, a team of researchers has created a new artificial lens that is nearly identical to the natural lens of the human eye. This innovative lens, which is made up of thousands of nanoscale polymer layers, may one day provide a more natural performance in implantable lenses to replace damaged or diseased human eye lenses, as well as consumer vision products; it also may lead to superior ground and aerial surveillance...

2012-09-21 23:01:39

Free program includes expert talks about research and therapies. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 University Hospitals (UH) Neurological Institute´s Movement Disorders Center will host its fourth Parkinson´s Boot Camp on Oct. 13th, 2012, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Landerhaven Executive Caterers, 6111 Landerhaven Drive, Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124. This free, hands-on event will demonstrate exercise techniques, mind and body wellness practices, and invigorating skills to...

2012-08-08 23:02:00

Achilles A. Demetriou, MD, PhD, FACS, will retire from full time employment at the Northeast Ohio health system, University Hospitals, effective Dec. 31, 2012. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Achilles A. Demetriou, MD, PhD, FACS, has announced that he will be retiring from full time employment at the Northeast Ohio health system, University Hospitals, effective Dec. 31, 2012. Dr. Demetriou joined University Hospitals in 2005 and has been credited with leading numerous initiatives...


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