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Nanoforscher untersuchen Karies

Forscher der Uni Basel und des Paul Scherrer Instituts konnten im Nanomassstab zeigen, wie sich Karies auf die menschlichen Zaehne auswirkt. Ihre Studie eroeffnet neue Perspektiven fuer die Behandlung von Zahnschaeden, bei denen heute nur der Griff zum Bohrer bleibt.

Posted: Nov 8th, 2011

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Millions in research to take graphene out of the lab

Graphene can enable the best quantum resistance standard. This is one of many advances emerging from the active research into graphene at Chalmers University of Technology. Chalmers will now receive the lion's share of a new Swedish research grant of SEK 40 million for the supermaterial graphene.

Posted: Nov 8th, 2011

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Grant funds feasibility study of microneedle patches for polio vaccination

Mark Prausnitz, Regents' professor in Georgia Tech's School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, will pursue an innovative global health research project focused on using microneedle patches for the low-cost administration of polio vaccine through the skin in collaboration with researchers Steve Oberste and Mark Pallansch of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Posted: Nov 7th, 2011

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Berkeley Lab research sparks record-breaking solar cell performances

Theoretical research by scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has led to record-breaking sunlight-to-electricity conversion efficiencies in solar cells. The researchers showed that, contrary to conventional scientific wisdom, the key to boosting solar cell efficiency is not absorbing more photons but emitting more photons.

Posted: Nov 7th, 2011

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