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New plastic electronics can greatly reduce food waste worldwide

Millions of tons of still-edible food are thrown away because the "best before" date has passed. Wouldn't it be handy if the packaging could really "test" whether the contents are still safe to eat? Researchers have invented a circuit that makes this possible: A plastic analog-digital converter. This brings plastic sensor circuits costing less than one euro cent within reach.

Posted: Feb 27th, 2013

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France is the invited country at ImagineNano 2013

The organizers of ImagineNano announced France as the Invited Country at this year's edition. Forty French invited speakers among 7 conferences and a pavilion featuring the nanoscience and nanotechnology sector in this country are some of the activities planned.

Posted: Feb 27th, 2013

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Investigating nanogels for cancer therapy

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is supporting a new research group at Freie Universität Berlin that is investigating so-called thermoresponsive nanogels.

Posted: Feb 27th, 2013

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Magnetic monopoles perform a random walk

Researchers at the London Centre for Nanotechnology and the University of Oxford report experimental evidence that magnetic monopoles in spin ice undergo a random wandering motion analogous to the "Brownian" motion of pollen grains in water, first observed by Thomas Brown in 1827.

Posted: Feb 26th, 2013

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Connecting the (quantum) dots

New spin technique moves researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Delft University of Technology closer to creating the first viable high-speed quantum computer.

Posted: Feb 26th, 2013

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