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The $5000 nanotechnology cycling suit for gentlemen

This news comes with perfect timing for your bike excursion plans on a sunny Easter weekend: Textile company Rapha have unveiled a bespoke three-piece cycling suit in London last night. Price tag: a bit over $5000.

Posted: Apr 11th, 2009

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Leading-edge data analytics and visualization enable breakthrough science

Most science research programs that run on high-performance computers like the IBM Blue Gene/P Intrepid at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) generate enormous quantities of data that represent the results of their calculations. But scientists can also use the ALCF to visualize, explore and communicate their findings as highly accurate simulations and often beautiful images.

Posted: Apr 10th, 2009

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New method could lead to narrower chip patterns

Researchers at MIT have found a novel method for etching extremely narrow lines on a microchip, using a material that can be switched from transparent to opaque, and vice versa, just by exposing it to certain wavelengths of light.

Posted: Apr 10th, 2009

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Tunisian nanosciences and nanotechnologies days

A study day attended by several Tunisian and foreign experts in nanotechnologies was organized on Thursday in Tunis. The study day which was held at the national institute of applied sciences and technologies of Tunis (INSAT), laid the groundwork for the second edition of the Tunisian nanosciences and nanotechnologies Days due to be held in Tunis in July 2009.

Posted: Apr 10th, 2009

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Physicists discover important step for making light crystals

Ohio State University researchers have developed a new strategy to overcome one of the major obstacles to a grand challenge in physics. What they've discovered could eventually aid high-temperature superconductivity, as well as the development of new high-tech materials.

Posted: Apr 9th, 2009

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2009 Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum

On April 26, hundreds of students, staff, and faculty from premier Bay Area research universities and laboratories, as well as scientists and businesspeople from industry will converge at the 6th annual Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum.

Posted: Apr 9th, 2009

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IBM collaborates with CEA/Leti on nanoelectronics

CEA/Leti (the Electronics and Information Technology Laboratory of the CEA, based in Grenoble), and IBM today announced that they will collaborate on research in semiconductor and nanoelectronics technology.

Posted: Apr 9th, 2009

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