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The 'wall paper mystery' explained by physicists

When you try to remove adhesive paper from a surface, you inevitably get a pointy flap, while what you want is to remove the entire piece. A team from the Laboratoire de physique et mecanique des milieux heterogenes, collaborating with the University of Santiago in Chile and with MIT, has explained the physics behind this frustrating experience.

Posted: May 7th, 2008

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Lasers and milk: The common denominator

Researchers at Yale University have extended the conventional laser theory such that it can be applied to random lasers, one of the most exotic type of lasers in existence, as well.

Posted: May 7th, 2008

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Test of maturity for stem cells

Stem cells can differentiate into 220 different types of body cell. The development of these cells can now be systematically observed and investigated with the aid of two new machines that imitate the conditions in the human body with unprecedented accuracy.

Posted: May 7th, 2008

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IBM Fellow Stuart Parkin wins IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award

At the IEEE International Magnetics Conference today in Madrid, IBM Fellow Stuart Parkin received the Daniel E. Noble Award for his fundamental contributions to the development of magneto-resistive devices for non-volatile, high density, random access memory.

Posted: May 7th, 2008

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Nano2Life Annual Meeting in Crete

About 100 researchers from the nanobiotechnology network Nano2Life coming from 12 EU Member States or Associated Countries are expected to attend the last Nano2Life conference to be held in Heraklion, Crete, on June, 25?27.

Posted: May 7th, 2008

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Researchers target tumors with tiny 'nanoworms'

Scientists at UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and MIT have developed nanometer-sized 'nanoworms' that can cruise through the bloodstream without significant interference from the body?s immune defense system and - like tiny anti-cancer missiles - home in on tumors.

Posted: May 7th, 2008

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Lab in a drop

Lab-on-a-chip to the extreme: pocket-sized PCR rapid test including sample preparation.

Posted: May 6th, 2008

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Korea, Japan und Deutschland bilden Konsortium fuer Mikro- und Nanotechik

Die koreanische Nano Technology Research Association (NTRA), die japanische Organisation ICS und der deutsche Mikro- und Nanotechnik-Verband IVAM haben auf dem 14. World MicroMachine Summit in Daejeon, Korea, jetzt ein Abkommen fuer eine engere Zusammenarbeit und den Austausch von Informationen unterzeichnet.

Posted: May 6th, 2008

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