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Nanomotor helps tiny object swim

Ayusman Sen, head of the Department of Chemistry at Penn State, makes tiny, metallic objects do something extraordinary - he makes them swim. Sen's work is driven by catalysis, the chemical phenomenon whereby a substance accelerates a chemical reaction but emerges unchanged at the end of the process.

Posted: Oct 14th, 2008

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Smart textiles - the new black

Smart fabrics and intelligent textiles - material that incorporates cunning molecules or clever electronics - is thriving and European research efforts are tackling some of the sector's toughest challenges.

Posted: Oct 14th, 2008

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University of Utah announces the establishment of the Nano Institute of Utah

Officials at the University of Utah announced today the establishment of the Nano Institute of Utah, representing a significant and decisive step in the state?s quest to bring together the university?s and the state?s nano science experts in diverse areas of chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, medicine and pharmacy.

Posted: Oct 14th, 2008

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EUVL Symposium hears about progress in resist and mask areas

SEMATECH engineers and the industry at large have made significant advances in moving forward the infrastructure that will prepare extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL) for cost-effective manufacturing, according to papers presented at the 2008 International EUVL Symposium in Lake Tahoe, California.

Posted: Oct 14th, 2008

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