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Smaller, Greener Electronics Being Developed By UAlberta research team
2014-07-09 03:52:59

[ Watch The Video: Atomic Quantum Dot Based Quantum Cellular Automata ] By Bryan Alary, University of Alberta UAlberta research team developing atom-scale, ultra-low-power computing devices to replace transistor circuits. In the drive to get small, Robert Wolkow and his lab at the University of Alberta are taking giant steps forward. The digital age has resulted in a succession of smaller, cleaner and less power-hungry technologies since the days the personal computer fit...

Socioeconomic Status May Determine A Person's Overall Understanding Of Science
2014-07-07 15:21:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Socioeconomic status may have an effect on the reading comprehension of science-related information, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Published in the journal Science Communication, the study found individuals with higher socioeconomic status tended to score better on tests of factual knowledge than those of lower socioeconomic status – despite the fact that both groups said they...

2014-06-30 23:19:07

Jack Uldrich, author of the best selling book, "The Next Big Thing is Really Small," discusses the latest trends in nanotechnology in his most recent article, "10 Surprising Ways Nanotechnology is Climbing into Your Life." Washington D.C. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 It's been a decade since Futurist Jack Uldrich authored the best selling book, "The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How the Future of Nanotechnology Will Change Your Business," and in his latest...

2014-06-30 23:06:39

$2 Million Round Will Power Continued Growth Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Pasadena Angels and Wasatch Microfluidics today announced that Wasatch had closed a $2 million funding round from existing investors and Kirk Ririe, founder of BioFire Diagnostics. The funding will be used to expand sales and marketing activity. Wasatch’s product package, which groups early stage antibodies, is already being sold to major pharmaceutical companies. Josh Eckman, the company’s CEO...

2014-06-28 10:07:43

University of Miami Researchers at the University of Miami and the University of Ulster have created nanoparticles that can transport interacting molecules into living cells. With the continuing need for very small devices in therapeutic applications, there is a growing demand for the development of nanoparticles that can transport and deliver drugs to target cells in the human body. Recently, researchers created nanoparticles that under the right conditions, self-assemble –...

Janus Capsules Easily And Affordably Produced For First Time
2014-06-27 13:12:34

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Representing both beginnings and endings, the Roman god Janus is signified by a figure that is a double-faced head, each looking in opposite directions. This myth of duality caused ancient Romans to worship at the altar of Janus when seeds were planted and later when it was time to harvest. As the god of gates and doors, Janus was also revered as a sign of transition between primitive life and civilization, country living and city...

2014-06-25 12:30:40

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/39rtwk/cell_analysis) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Cell Analysis (Flow Cytometer, Microscope, Microfluidics, QPCR) Market - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global cell analysis market is a technology-driven market and is marked by the Threat of Obsolescence,' wherein technologies as...

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2014-06-25 03:48:57

Aaron Dubrow, National Science Foundation Aleksei Aksimentiev, a professor of physics at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, used the National Science Foundation-supported Stampede supercomputer to explore a cutting-edge method of DNA sequencing. The method uses an electric field to drive a strand of DNA through a small hole, or "nanopore," either in silicon or a biological membrane. By controlling this process precisely and measuring the change in ionic current as the DNA...

2014-06-24 23:04:33

Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) systems and nano technology tool providers for research labs and industry, invites Semicon West attendees to an exciting AFM luncheon and reception, featuring guest speaker Phil Kaszuba who currently directs the Scanning Probe Microscopy Laboratory at IBM. The luncheon, open to AFM users, will be held in conjunction with Semicon West on July 9 from 11:30-2:30 at Jillian’s Restaurant, courtesy of Park Systems. Santa...

2014-06-23 23:12:26

NANOSENSORS publishes an English and a Chinese screencast on its new uniqprobes for atomic force microscopy (AFM) and scanning probe microscopy (SPM), which explains the advantages of the main characteristics of uniform quality AFM probes for biology and life science applications. Neuchâtel, Switzerland (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 NANOSENSORS™ announced that a screencast explaining the properties of a completely new SPM (Scanning Probe Microscopy) probe series dedicated for use in...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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