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Researchers Unveil Carbon Nanotube Jungles To Better Detect Molecules
2013-11-06 13:12:01

Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich have developed a new method of using nanotubes to detect molecules at extremely low concentrations enabling trace detection of biological threats, explosives and drugs.

2012-10-22 10:57:31

Enhanced local electric fields are predominant in nonlinear optical properties, particularly in surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS), which is a sensitive technique used for the detection of trace amounts of chemicals.

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2011-04-04 21:15:00

Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) reveals invisible colors in art masterpieces.

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2011-02-10 12:08:18

In asymmetric warfare, early detection and identification of trace level chemical and biological agents and explosive compounds is critical to rapid reaction, response, and survivability.

2010-05-14 09:22:19

Using nanotechnology and a patented signal enhancing technique developed at the University of Georgia, UGA researchers have discovered a rapid, sensitive and cost-effective method to detect and identify a number of rotavirus strains and genotypes in less than one minute with greater than 96 percent accuracy.

2009-02-18 07:00:00

Chemical detection company to partner with U.S. military and UC Santa Barbara. SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraFluidics Inc., a company that specializes in creating chemical detection technology, recently signed a contract with the U.S.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.