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NSF awards Stevens team $1 million for research on smart, bacteria-repellent nanohydrogels

The National Science Foundation has awarded an interdisciplinary team of five Stevens Institute of Technology researchers a four-year, $1 million grant to develop 'smart' self-assembling nano-biomaterials that can control whether bacteria will adhere to synthetic surfaces, allowing for carefully targeted control over microscopic processes that occur within the human body.

Posted: Nov 2nd, 2007

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Gold sets nanowires straight

Mass-producing nanodevices may become a reality now that scientists in the U.S. have demonstrated a new way of making millions of tiny electronic components at once.

Posted: Nov 2nd, 2007

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MIT works toward 'smart' optical microchips

A new theory developed at MIT could lead to "smart" optical microchips that adapt to different wavelengths of light, potentially advancing telecommunications, spectroscopy and remote sensing.

Posted: Nov 1st, 2007

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