The solar powered plane flew for 82 hours 37 minutes, exceeding the current official world record for unmanned flight which stands at 30 hours 24 minutes set by Global Hawk in 2001 and Zephyr's previous longest flight of 54 hours achieved last year.
Used in microfluidic systems, these 'Pyrex'-like nanoparticles are more stable when subjected to temperature fluctuations and harsh chemical environments than currently used nanoparticles made of polymers or silica glass.
John E. Kelly III, IBM's director of research, gave a reality check to the upstate business community Friday. Here's one shock: China is churning out 600,000 engineering graduates a year, more than eight times the number coming out of U.S. schools.
ou can squeeze it and stretch it and even chop it up, but a photon is still a photon, a particle of light. Physicists have been manipulating single photons for several years, but now a team has modulated the time profile of a photon. Using the same optical equipment that fashions ordinary light pulses, the team molded single photons into arbitrary shapes, such as a pair of square pulses.
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), awarded a $6.5 (over 4 years) grant to a team of Harvard University researchers to further develop electronic sequencing in nanopores.
Using a pair of scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) instruments for which spherical aberration is corrected, researchers for the first time achieved state-of-the-art resolution of the active gold nanocrystals absorbed onto iron oxide surfaces. In fact, the resolution was sensitive enough to even visualize individual gold atoms.
Urgent action is needed to cut red tape and create a more risk-tolerant environment for high-tech research in the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) sector, the European Commission has said.
On Thursday, September 4, the University of Illinois' hosted Capital Development Board Chairman Anthony Licata and other state officials on campus dedicated the recently expanded Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (MNTL).
Six scientific articles by researchers in the Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) and Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials at North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, appear among the most cited articles published in Volume 23 of Biofouling: The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have won an $800,000 EUREKA award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop MADMAX, a precise molecular ruler for measuring distances within a protein.