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Toolbox For Nanoparticle Manipulation Expanded With New Microfluidic Method
2013-06-06 14:03:40

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new flow-based method for manipulating and confining single particles in free solution, a process that will help address current challenges faced by nanoscientists and engineers.

2013-05-20 23:17:10

Starting in Fall 2013, students at University of Illinois will be able to enroll in a for-credit online course as students prepare to take the CPA exam and launch exciting careers in the financial

Unique Method Developed To Create Uniform Nanoparticles
2013-05-06 12:40:35

University of Illinois researchers have developed a new way to produce highly uniform nanocrystals used for both fundamental and applied nanotechnology projects.

New Research Shows Substances In Honey Increase Detoxification Gene Expression
2013-05-01 15:02:17

Research in the wake of Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious malady afflicting (primarily commercial) honey bees, suggests that pests, pathogens and pesticides all play a role.

2013-04-30 13:50:14

Researchers at the University of Illinois have identified biomarkers that can be used to determine ovarian cancer survival and recurrence, and have shown how these biomarkers interact with each other to affect these outcomes.

Nanowires Grown On Graphene Have Surprising Structure
2013-04-24 12:04:44

When a team of University of Illinois engineers set out to grow nanowires of a compound semiconductor on top of a sheet of graphene, they did not expect to discover a new paradigm of epitaxy.

2013-04-22 09:59:09

A new global-scale modeling study that takes into account nitrogen – a key nutrient for plants – estimates that carbon emissions from human activities on land were 40 percent higher in the 1990s than in studies that did not account for nitrogen.

Microbatteries May Be Small But They Are Big On Power
2013-04-17 14:15:28

Though they be but little, they are fierce. The most powerful batteries on the planet are only a few millimeters in size, yet they pack such a punch that a driver could use a cellphone powered by these batteries to jump-start a dead car battery – and then recharge the phone in the blink of an eye.

2013-04-12 13:30:19

Using a miniature electronic device implanted in the brain, scientists have tapped into the internal reward system of mice, prodding neurons to release dopamine, a chemical associated with pleasure.

2013-04-08 23:00:28

Nursing students from the University of Illinois at Chicago recently attended the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) Annual Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina thanks in-part


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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