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New rotors could help develop nanoscale generators

In collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, scientists have investigated the rotation of molecules on a fixed surface to understand how they may help in the development of future rotor-based machinery at nanoscale level.

Posted: May 27th, 2009

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Leuchtende DNA und strahlende Sieger bei 'Jugend Forscht'

Julia Muenzner (17) und Patrick Wohlfahrt (18) belegten mit ihrer am Institut fuer Photonische Technologien durchgefuehrten Arbeit zum Thema 'Fluoreszenzeffekte an metallischen Nanopartikeln' den 2. Preis in der Kategorie Physik des 44. Bundeswettbewerbes.

Posted: May 27th, 2009

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Pulling table salt into nanowires

Common table salt - normally a brittle crystalline material - can be pulled into nanowires that will extend by more than twice their own length without breaking, US researchers have found

Posted: May 27th, 2009

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2009 California State Science Fair winners announced

Winners of the 2009 California State Science Fair were announced during ceremonies that took place May 19, 2009 at the California Science Center. This year's fair drew 963 students from 35 counties statewide, with finalists selected by a volunteer pool of over 300 scientists and engineers from private industry and higher education.

Posted: May 27th, 2009

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ICPCNanoNet off to a good start

Now reaching the end of its first project year, the ICPCNanoNet partnership is looking forward to presenting its accomplishments at the annual workshop to be held on 1st June in Prague.

Posted: May 26th, 2009

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