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2015-02-27 23:17:26

Nanobiosym Combining Cloud Computing, Big Data and Nanobiophysics to Decentralize, Mobilize and Personalize the Next Generation of Healthcare CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB)

2013-11-04 13:44:53

An international team of researchers has used pioneering electron microscopy techniques to discover an important mechanism behind the reaction of metallic nanoparticles with the environment.

2013-04-09 11:34:01

Cuts in federal funding of nanotechnology research threaten to slow progress toward some of the field's greatest promises, including commercialization of sustainable new energy sources that do not contribute to global warming.

Genome Sequencing In Minutes - Too Fast To Handle
2012-10-19 04:13:54

A new study has addressed the claim that nanopore technology is advancing so quickly that it is on the verge of making DNA analysis so fast and inexpensive that a person’s entire genome could be sequenced in just minutes and at a fraction of the cost.

2012-07-09 17:19:27

What’s 100 times stronger than steel, weighs one-sixth as much and can be snapped like a twig by a tiny air bubble?

2012-06-04 12:54:50

SEVEN PIONEERING SCIENTISTS have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, and include a cash award of one million dollars in each field.

2012-04-16 23:32:45

Researchers at Rice University and Penn State University have discovered that adding a dash of boron to carbon while creating nanotubes turns them into solid, spongy, reusable blocks that have an astounding ability to absorb oil spilled in water.

2012-01-30 10:44:54

The Air Force Research Laboratory in Dayton, Ohio, has experimentally confirmed a theory by Rice University Professor Boris Yakobson that foretold a pair of interesting properties about nanotube growth: That the chirality of a nanotube controls the speed of its growth, and that armchair nanotubes should grow the fastest.

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2011-06-28 12:25:24

TAU researcher discovers a cinnamon extract to inhibit progression of Alzheimer's disease.


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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.