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SEMATECH to show advances in EUV lithography at SPIE 2010

Critical issues and potential solutions in preparing extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL) for high-volume manufacturing will be explored by SEMATECH technologists at the SPIE Advanced Lithography 2010 conferences Feb. 21-25 in San Jose, CA.

Posted: Feb 17th, 2010

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A home kit for detecting cancer

A University of Missouri researcher is developing a tiny sensor, known as an acoustic resonant sensor, that is smaller than a human hair and could test bodily fluids for a variety of diseases, including breast and prostate cancers.

Posted: Feb 17th, 2010

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Nanopartikel und biologische Barrieren

Nanotechnologie und speziell Nanopartikel eroeffnen neue, ungeahnte Moeglichkeiten fuer die Pharmazie und die Medizin. Das Potenzial dieser winzigen Partikel steht im Mittelpunkt einer Konferenz, zu der namhafte Experten und Nachwuchswissenschaftler aus der ganzen Welt an der Universitaet des Saarlandes zusammenkommen.

Posted: Feb 17th, 2010

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A step towards germanium nanoelectronics

The use of germanium instead of silicon as basic material of transistors would enable faster chips containing smaller transistors. However, a number of problems still have to be solved.

Posted: Feb 17th, 2010

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Fluorescent probes light up cancerous tumors

Building on his Nobel Prize-winning work creating fluorescent proteins that light up the inner workings of cells, a team of researchers led by Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Roger Tsien, PhD, professor of pharmacology, chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego and the Moores UCSD Cancer Center has developed biological probes that can stick to and light up tumors in mice.

Posted: Feb 17th, 2010

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Von der Siliziumtechnik zur molekularen Elektronik

Forscher am Institut fuer Halbleitertechnik an der Technischen Universitaet Braunschweig entwickeln gemeinsam mit Kollegen an der Universitaet Princeton (New Jersey, USA) und an der TU Muenchen neuartige Bauelemente fuer zukuenftige Computerchip-Generationen.

Posted: Feb 17th, 2010

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Surface science goes inorganic

A collaboration between researchers at Northwestern University's Center for Catalysis and scientists at Oxford University has produced a new approach for understanding surfaces, particularly metal oxide surfaces, widely used in industry as supports for catalysts.

Posted: Feb 17th, 2010

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