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Nanoparticles Act As 'Artificial Atoms' To Form Complex Structures
2012-05-25 08:09:26

A new study by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory may resolve the question over whether or not nanoparticles act as "artificial atoms" when forming molecular-type building blocks that can assemble into complex structures.

2012-05-24 20:59:17

Sensors that work flawlessly in laboratory settings may stumble when it comes to performing in real-world conditions.

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2012-05-14 20:39:00

New research suggests graphene and carbon nanotubes could be used to create these super small, super fast computers and smartphones.

Breathalyzer Reveals Signs Of Disease
2012-05-07 10:11:46

This invention could give new meaning to the term "bad breath!" It's the Single Breath Disease Diagnostics Breathalyzer, and when you blow into it, you get tested for a biomarker—a sign of disease.

Scientists Say They've Found The Elusive Majorana Fermion
2012-04-15 04:48:19

After a search that has lasted roughly three-quarters of a century, researchers believe they have at long last discovered evidence of an elusive particle that could be its own anti-particle.

2012-03-28 17:24:55

They look like fruit, and indeed the nanoscale stars of new research at Rice University have tasty implications for medical imaging and chemical sensing.

2012-02-21 23:10:56

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have coaxed gold into nanowires as a way of creating an inexpensive material for detecting poisonous gases found in natural gas.

2012-02-16 11:06:38

By adding an incredibly thin coating of alumina to a metal surface, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have doubled the rate that heat travels from a solid surface – such as a pot on a stove – into the liquid in the pot.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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