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Robotic jellyfish built on nanotechnology (w/video)

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and Virginia Tech have created an undersea vehicle inspired by the common jellyfish that runs on renewable energy and could be used in ocean rescue and surveillance missions.

Posted: Mar 23rd, 2012

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Quantum copies do new tricks

Researchers showed that it is possible to perfectly recover the original from the imperfect quantum copies. They also proposed a way that his could be done in practice.

Posted: Mar 22nd, 2012

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New grant to commercialize novel optofluidic technology

A new class of biomedical diagnostic devices are among the possible uses for the optical sensing technologies developed in Holger Schmidt's lab at UC Santa Cruz. To help Schmidt assess the commercial potential of his work, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded his team a $50,000 Innovation Corps grant.

Posted: Mar 22nd, 2012

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Nanoparticles from a fungus could lead to new eco friendly dyes

Researchers working for the EU-funded research project SOPHIED have discovered that a fungus from the Solomon Islands produces special enzymes that act as nano-bio-catalysts. These components help to trigger a chemical reaction between two different basic ingredients and turn it into a dye.

Posted: Mar 22nd, 2012

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NT12 abstract submission closes March 23rd

The NT conferences are the most influential meetings focusing on nanotube research and have been held for the past 12 years around the world. The thirteenth will take place in 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.

Posted: Mar 22nd, 2012

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