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Fluorescent nanotubes illuminate the inner workings of laboratory mice

A team of investigators from Stanford University has developed an improved imaging method using fluorescent carbon nanotubes that create color images centimeters beneath the skin with far more clarity than conventional dyes provide. For a creature the size of a mouse, a few centimeters makes a great difference.

Posted: Jun 28th, 2011

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Stacking graphene layers

Method holds promise for making two- or three-tier graphene films that could be used for new electronic devices.

Posted: Jun 28th, 2011

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Nanopfeiler leuchten besser ohne Gold

Saeulen aus Galliumarsenid sind eine Alternative zu Schichten, denn sie wachsen auch auf Silizium in guter Qualitaet. Forscher des Paul-Drude-Instituts konnten jetzt den Nachweis erbringen, dass der haeufig verwendete Goldkatalysator die Eigenschaften der Saeulen empfindlich stoert.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2011

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Hands-on courses prepare students for careers in nanotechnology

Two new cross-disciplinary courses developed through undergraduate education research at the University of Cincinnati provide hands-on experience to better meet the growing demand for 2,000,000 nanotechnology workers that current projections hold to be needed by 2020.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2011

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