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A nanocomposite for electronic skin

The 'Flexible active-matrix cells with selectively poled bifunctional polymer-ceramic nanocomposite for pressure and temperature sensing skin' project has been developed by the research group around Professor Dr. Bernd Ploss, FH Jena, including research groups from Cambridge University, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Joanneum Research Weiz and Princeton University.

Posted: Dec 18th, 2009

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Neues Spektroelektrochemie Zentrum am IFW Dresden

Seit 1.12.2009 gibt es am Leibniz-Institut fuer Festkoerper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden (IFW) ein Zentrum fuer Spektroelektrochemie. Damit soll die Entwicklung spektroelektrochemischer Methoden vorangetrieben und vor allem fuer die Anwendung in der Industrie attraktiv gemacht werden.

Posted: Dec 17th, 2009

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Implementing nanotechnology into the traditional casting industry could yield high-quality aluminum and magnesium nanocomposites

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded a $10.1 million, five-year grant to an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by University of Wisconsin-Madison Mechanical Engineering Professor Xiaochun Li. The researchers are working to implement nanotechnology into the traditional casting industry, which could yield high-quality aluminum and magnesium nanocomposites in the next five years.

Posted: Dec 16th, 2009

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Synthetic platelets halve clotting time of blood

In an effort to enhance the natural process, a team led by Erin Lavik, a new Case Western Reserve University biomedical engineering professor, and her former doctoral student, James P. Bertram, built synthetic platelets that show promise in halting internal and external bleeding.

Posted: Dec 16th, 2009

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Nanoemulsion anti-infection agents reach milestone

GlaxoSmithKline and Ann Arbor-based NanoBio Corporation announced today that they have signed an exclusive over-the-counter licensing agreement for NanoBio's unique nanoemulsion treatment for cold sores in the United States and Canada.

Posted: Dec 16th, 2009

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