In a perspectives piece in tomorrow's edition of the journal Science, two scientists discuss this brave new world of scientific research and its implications for the way science is conducted. They see this all as a promising trend, but caution that researchers need to consider what tasks are best suited for automation and which should be left to the human mind.
The Belgian nanoelectronics research institute IMEC starts with the expansion of its research labs with 2,800 square meters including the extension of its state-of-the-art clean room at its Leuven campus.
Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing and KACST, the King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to form a Center of Excellence for Nanoelectronic Design at KACST.
IPOS, is a major new Institute, building on a substantial track record and critical mass of research excellence. The formal launch will be followed by a Symposium with internationally renowned speakers to present the current and future role of photonics.
Biomedical engineers have developed a new type of probe that allows them to visualize single ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules within live cells more easily than existing methods. The tool will help scientists learn more about how RNA operates within living cells.
In a breakthrough for applied physics, North Carolina State University researchers have developed a magnetic semiconductor memory device, using GaMnN thin films, which utilizes both the charge and spin of electrons at room temperature.
The London Centre for Nanotechnology will develop a new device to enable people living with HIV to monitor their own health and the effectiveness of their treatments, thanks to a GBP2 million grant announced today.
Weizmann Institute scientists have devised a unique new mechanism for the formation of hydrogen and oxygen from water, without the need for sacrificial chemical agents, through individual steps, using light.
The journal Science, published by the nonprofit American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), today announced plans to launch a new journal devoted to research in translational medicine, which uses insights from basic biology to improve medical care. The journal, Science Translational Medicine, will launch in fall, 2009.
Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) has developed the first tri-continuous mesoporous material using a unique surfactant template. This completely new porous structure previously been predicted only mathematically.