At the end of the two-year study, a team at Rice University hopes to have a database that charts the expected response of particles of a given size, type and chemistry. Ultimately, the hope is to provide researchers with a tool that will help predict how a particular particle is likely to behave.
Researchers at A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) have developed a rapid and sensitive integrated system to test for specific cardiac biomarkers in blood. Compared to the conventional testing platform known as ELISA (Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay), the new integrated system significantly cuts sample preparation and analysis time which typically requires 6 hours to just 45 minutes.
University of New South Wales will enhance its research capabilities in areas including nanotechnology, clean energy and biotechnologies following its success in the latest round of federal government grants for major equipment and research infrastructure.
An MoU documents the intention to expand cooperation between RUSNANO and the EBRD, as this organizations share common goals: to promote the commercialization of promising scientific and technological advancements and create conditions for sustainable innovation development.
At this week's International Electron Devices Meeting, the nanoelectronics research center imec presents an innovative, simple and robust GaN-on-Si double heterostructure FET (field effect transistor) architecture for GaN-on-Si power switching devices.
The semiconductor, called a plasmon, can focus light the size of a single protein in a space that is smaller than half its wavelength while maintaining laser-like qualities that allow it to not dissipate over time.
Together with nine students who were awarded degrees in May, the total of 24 CNSE students who received graduate degrees during 2009 represents the largest number of graduates since the first class was admitted at CNSE in September 2004.