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Spit tests may soon replace many blood tests

One day soon patients may spit in a cup, instead of bracing for a needle prick, when being tested for cancer, heart disease or diabetes. A major step in that direction is the cataloguing of the ?complete? salivary proteome, a set of proteins in human ductal saliva, identified by a consortium of three research teams.

Posted: Mar 26th, 2008

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Nano cloth bags to keep campus green

Thammasat University in Thailand yesterday unveiled nanotechnology waterproof cloth bags which it hopes will replace plastic bags and create a green campus.

Posted: Mar 26th, 2008

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Chemical signaling may power nanomachines

In a finding that could provide controlled motion in futuristic nanomachines used for drug delivery, fuel cells, and other applications, researchers in Pennsylvania report that chemical signaling between synthetic microcapsules can trigger and direct movement of these capsules.

Posted: Mar 26th, 2008

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Bidirectional microdisplay (OLED on CMOS)

For the first time ever, OLEDs and OLED-on-CMOS integration offer the possibility to integrate highly efficient light sources with photo detectors on a single CMOS chip. This enables monolithically integrated optoelectronic applications based on standard silicon.

Posted: Mar 25th, 2008

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Biosensing nanodevice to revolutionize health screenings

One day soon a biosensing nanodevice developed by Arizona State University researcher Wayne Frasch may eliminate long lines at airport security checkpoints and revolutionize health screenings for diseases like anthrax, cancer and antibiotic resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Posted: Mar 25th, 2008

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Hydrogen solutions to replace gasoline inventor will keynote nanoTX USA'08

Stanford R. Ovshinsky has become a living legend in the scientific and business communities, having once been profiled in a one-hour PBS program on NOVA entitled ?Japan?s American Genius.? The most recent exciting advancement is his solid hydrogen storage system, a metal hydride solid which can be stored in a granular, inert form in compact tanks.

Posted: Mar 24th, 2008

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