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Stony Brook University will be home to the new Northeastern Chemical Energy Storage Center, an EFRC

Stony Brook University will be home to the new Northeastern Chemical Energy Storage Center (NOCESC), which involves a team of experimentalists and theorists at SBU (Clare P. Grey, Director and Peter Khalifah, in the Chemistry Department), Brookhaven National Laboratory (Jason Graetz and Xiao-Qing Yang), Rutgers, Binghamton University, MIT, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U. Michigan, Argonne National Laboratory, and U. Florida.

Posted: May 4th, 2009

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Particles and molecules prefer not to mix

In the world of small things, shape, order and orientation are surprisingly important, according to findings from a new study by chemists at Washington University in St. Louis.

Posted: May 4th, 2009

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Nano-sandwich triggers novel electron behavior

A material just six atoms thick in which electrons appear to be guided by conflicting laws of physics depending on their direction of travel has been discovered by a team of physicists at the University of California, Davis.

Posted: May 4th, 2009

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Gold nanorods could detect, treat cancer

MIT researchers have developed tiny gold particles that can home in on tumors, and then, by absorbing energy from near-infrared light and emitting it as heat, destroy tumors with minimal side effects.

Posted: May 4th, 2009

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Non-wovens as scaffolds for artificial tissue

In future, cartilage, tendon and blood vessel tissue will be produced in the laboratory, with cells being grown on a porous frame, such as non-wovens. A new software program helps to characterize and optimize the non-wovens.

Posted: May 4th, 2009

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