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Why Carbon Nanotubes Spell Trouble For Cells
2011-09-19 04:10:52

  [ View the Video ] It's been long known that asbestos spells trouble for human cells. Scientists have seen cells stabbed with spiky, long asbestos fibers, and the image is gory: Part of the fiber is protruding from the cell, like a quivering arrow that's found its mark. But scientists had been unable to understand why cells would be interested in asbestos fibers and other materials at the nanoscale that are too long to be fully ingested. Now a group of researchers at Brown...

2011-09-14 12:00:00

Appro Xtreme-Xâ“ž¢ Supercomputer to Enable Large-Scale HPC Scientific Research Simulation Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced that the Appro Xtreme-Xâ“ž¢ Supercomputer based on the future Intel® Xeon® processor E5 Family is selected by the Center for Computational Sciences at the University of Tsukuba. The award marks the...

2011-09-14 13:00:00

Bundle offer brings customers state-of-the-art gpu workstations integrated with cula, the #1 accelerated linear algebra library used by thousands worldwide. Newark, DE (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 EM Photonics, maker of CULAtoolsâ“ž¢, announced today a reseller partnership with Microway, an award-winning solution provider in the High Performance Computing market. This partnership enables Microway to offer CULA, a feature-rich, easy to use GPU-accelerated linear...

2011-09-13 07:00:00

Moab Cluster Manager Accelerates and Adapts Computing Environments for Diverse and Changing Needs of Research Teams at the University of Warwick and Regional Businesses Provo, UT (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 Adaptive Computing, the leading provider of self-optimizing, dynamic cloud solutions and HPC workload management systems, today announced that the University of Warwick in Coventry, England has chosen Moab Cluster Suite® to drive the organizationâs new high performance...

2011-08-24 17:40:08

A delicate balance of atomic forces can be exploited to make nanoparticle superclusters that are uniform in size–an attribute that's important for many nanotech applications but hard to accomplish, University of Michigan researchers say. The same type of forces are at work bringing the building blocks of viruses together, and the inorganic supercluster structures in this research are in many ways similar to viruses. U-M chemical engineering professors Nicholas Kotov and Sharon...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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