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Nanodots boost superconductivity

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researchers have demonstrated a way to sustain high supercurrents in wires in the presence of a large applied magnetic field ? a step which could greatly expand practical applications of superconductors.

Posted: Apr 4th, 2006

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How the eardrum of a locust could lead to tiny microphones

Being able to hear the smallest of noises is a matter of life or death for many insects, but for the scientists studying their hearing systems understanding how insect ears can be so sensitive could lead to new microphones able to capture and analyse extremely faint sounds.

Posted: Mar 30th, 2006

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Quantum dot method rapidly identifies bacteria

A rapid method for detecting and identifying very small numbers of diverse bacteria, from anthrax to E. coli, has been developed by scientists from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Posted: Mar 30th, 2006

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Using probes to control chemistry - molecule by molecule

Using probes originally designed to detect and image topographical features on surfaces, scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have demonstrated the ability to initiate and spatially localize chemical reactions on the submicron scale.

Posted: Mar 30th, 2006

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