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Nanotechnology on the farm

A simple way to prolong cassava's shelf life could help farmers avoid that waste and sell their crop beyond their local region. Paula Hammond, MIT professor of chemical engineering, and other scientists are now working on an innovative way to help them do that, using nanotechnology.

Posted: Mar 16th, 2010

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Scientists stretch quantum scales

A German-Spanish collaboration plans to use quantum mechanics (the study of small, inanimate objects such as single atoms) to identify quantum properties in larger and more complex objects made up of tens of millions of atoms, including the flu virus.

Posted: Mar 15th, 2010

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Breakthrough for the quantum simulator

For the first time, an international research team from the universities of Stuttgart, Innsbruck and Nottingham have succeeded in describing a quantum simulator realizable with current technology.

Posted: Mar 15th, 2010

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