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Gateway University Research Park hosts groundbreaking for Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

Unveiling plans for a 100,000(+)-square-foot research facility located at the South Campus of Gateway University Research Park in Greensboro, N.C., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will host the official groundbreaking of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) on Monday, Nov. 9.

Posted: Oct 27th, 2009

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The world's fastest super-resolution light microscope wins innovation award

The assessment panel awarded the prize to Prof. Christoph Cremer for his revolutionary light microscopy technology Vertico SMI. The patented process developed by this researcher from the University of Heidelberg makes it possible to image and analyze cells in two dimensional resolution as low as of 10 nanometers and with a resolution in the third dimension of 40 nanometers.

Posted: Oct 27th, 2009

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Plasma as a nanoparticle factory

INL scientist Peter Kong is putting plasma to work, using it to produce nanoparticles, synthesize materials to store hydrogen and convert heavy hydrocarbons to transportation fuels.

Posted: Oct 27th, 2009

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Mushrooms, water-repellants more similar than you might think

What do spore-launching mushrooms have in common with highly water-repellant surfaces? According to Duke University engineers, the answer is 'jumping' water droplets. As it turns out, the same phenomenon that occurs when it's time for certain mushrooms to eject spores also occurs when dew droplets skitter across a surface that is highly water repellant, or superhydrophobic.

Posted: Oct 26th, 2009

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Nanobiotechnology researchers unravel the physics of cancer

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology have been awarded a $14.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to launch a research center aimed at unraveling the physical underpinnings that drive the growth and spread of cancer.

Posted: Oct 26th, 2009

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