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Rudimentary atom capacitor

Over the past decade or so, atomtronics has been under development, employing not electrons but neutral atoms as the vehicle for information. The latest chapter in this development is the demonstration of a rudimentary atomtronic analog of capacitance

Posted: Jan 9th, 2013

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Egg-cellent world-record battery performance

Scientists have set a world record for energy storage, using a clever "yolk-shell" design to store five times more energy in the sulfur cathode of a rechargeable lithium-ion battery than is possible with today's commercial technology.

Posted: Jan 9th, 2013

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Nanopores may one day help doctors perform quick analysis of blood samples

Having blood drawn and analyzed to diagnose disease is a process that can take a few days, but what if your doctor could perform this analysis in moments, right before your eyes? That's the promise of "lab on a chip" technology, and researchers are working on a variety of fronts to remove technical roadblocks.

Posted: Jan 9th, 2013

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Bottom-up approach provides first characterization of pyroelectric nanomaterials

By taking a "bottom-up" approach, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have observed for the first time that "size does matter" in regards "pyroelectricity" - the current/voltage developed in response to temperature fluctuations that enables technologies such as infrared sensors, night-vision, and energy conversion units, to name a few.

Posted: Jan 8th, 2013

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New horizons for diagnostics and therapeutic applications of graphene

A new review describes the latest developments of applications in this emerging field, including the rising research about photothermal therapy for Alzheimer's disease and cancer, human telomerase and other cancer biomarker/cancer cells diagnosis, drug/nucleotide/peptide delivery and cell imaging, and proliferation and differentiation of stem cell on graphene platforms.

Posted: Jan 8th, 2013

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