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How to switch an organic superconductor into an insulator

Scientists at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Wako, Saitama University, Saitama, and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, have demonstrated that an organic film can be switched from being a superconductor to an insulator through the proper choice of substrate.

Posted: Oct 24th, 2008

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A toolkit for silicon-based quantum computing

How does one make and measure a qubit? The problem has engaged scientists for years. Many arrangements have been proposed and some demonstrated, each with its advantages and disadvantages, including tricky schemes involving superconducting tunnel junctions, quantum dots, neutral atoms in optical lattices, trapped ions probed by lasers, and so on.

Posted: Oct 23rd, 2008

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Bio meets nano and IT

The Bio Meets Nano and IT conference in Oulu, Finland from December 9-11, 2008, brings together companies, organisations and research groups with the purpose of enhancing international and interdisciplinary business collaboration in the fields of life sciences, micro- and nanotechnology and information technology.

Posted: Oct 22nd, 2008

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NIH grant of $1.5m for nanocarrier-based pharmaceuticals for drug and gene therapy

Vladimir Torchilin, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of pharmaceutical sciences at Northeastern University?s Bouve College of Health Sciences, was recently awarded a 5-year, $1.54 million grant from the National Institutes of Health?s (NIH) National Cancer Institute to investigate ways to increase the efficacy of nanocarrier-based pharmaceuticals for drug and gene therapy.

Posted: Oct 22nd, 2008

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