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Frontier research produces 3D neurological probe

European scientists have created a pioneering three-dimensional (3D) brain probing system that may provide new leads for understanding schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease and other serious brain conditions.

Posted: May 28th, 2010

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Fashioning metal-organic frameworks into carbon-absorbing sponges

Jeffrey Long's lab will soon host a round-the-clock, robotically choreographed hunt for carbon-hungry materials. The Berkeley Lab chemist leads a diverse team of scientists whose goal is to quickly discover materials that can efficiently strip carbon dioxide from a power plant's exhaust, before it leaves the smokestack and contributes to climate change.

Posted: May 28th, 2010

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TAPPI and VTT Nanotechnology Conference features Dr. Kovalenko as a keynoter

Dr. Andriy Kovalenko will make a keynote presentation at the 2010 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry, presented by TAPPI and VTT. He is Senior Research Officer, Group Leader - Theory and Modeling, NRC-NINT and Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta.

Posted: May 27th, 2010

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Novel storage materials of the future will be made out of magnetic films

Christian Stamm and his colleagues at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin fuer Materialien und Energie (HZB) can look back on six years of pioneering work at the synchrotron BESSY II. They have set up a unique experiment on so-called femtoslicing, and are now publishing a result obtained in collaboration with an external user group.

Posted: May 26th, 2010

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Optische Methoden machen Zellalterung sichtbar

Mit der Alterung biologischer Zellen beschaeftigen sich deutsche Wissenschaftler und Unternehmen in einem neuen Verbundprojekt. Modernste optische Methoden sollen die Prozesse in lebenden Zellen beruehrungslos charakterisieren und abbilden.

Posted: May 26th, 2010

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EPA awards small businesses to develop new environmental technologies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded nearly $2.5 million to 11 companies to support their work in eight key environmental areas: monitoring and control of air emissions, biofuels, green buildings, drinking water monitoring, hazardous waste monitoring, water infrastructure, homeland security, nanotechnology and innovation in manufacturing.

Posted: May 26th, 2010

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