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Ultra-sensitive Nano-chip For Early Cancer Detection
2014-05-19 03:57:21

An international team of researchers announce the successful development of a "lab-on-a-chip" platform capable of detecting protein cancer markers in the blood using the very latest advances in plasmonics, nano-fabrication, microfluids and surface chemistry.

2013-11-25 14:34:47

A recent study led by researchers of the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) achieved the highest force sensitivity ever observed with a nano-mechanical resonator.

Cleaner And Greener Cities From Integrated Transparent Solar Cells
2013-10-21 10:08:58

High power conversion of new solar cells that are thin, flexible, and transparent makes them ideal for a wealth of new applications

Nano-size Diamond Can Act As Efficient Optical Switch Controllable With Light
2013-10-15 13:41:01

A recent study led by researchers of the ICFO (Institute of Photonic Sciences) demonstrates that a single nano-diamond can be operated as an ultrafast single-emitter optical switch operating at room temperature.

Quantum Secret In Photosynthesis Uncovered
2013-06-21 11:20:36

The efficient conversion of sunlight into useful energy is one of the challenges which stand in the way of meeting the world's increasing energy demand in a clean, sustainable way without relying on fossil fuels.

2013-02-11 15:55:16

Researchers from the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), in collaboration with the CSIC and Macquarie University in Australia, have developed a new technique, similar to the MRI but with a much higher resolution and sensitivity, which has the ability to scan individual cells.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.