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How much difference can a tenth of a nanometer make?

How much difference can a tenth of a nanometer make? When it comes to figuring out how proteins work, an improvement in resolution of that miniscule amount can mean the difference between seeing where atoms are and understanding how they interact.

Posted: Sep 13th, 2009

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When nano may not be nano

The same properties of nanoparticles that make them so appealing to manufacturers may also have negative effects on the environment and human health. However, little is known which particles may be harmful. Part of the problem is determining exactly what a nanoparticle is.

Posted: Sep 13th, 2009

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Metamaterials research lands cover of international journal

The groundbreaking work titled, 'Mimicking celestial mechanics in metamaterials,' links the newly emerging field of artificial optic materials with celestial mechanics in order to investigate celestial phenomenon in a controlled laboratory environment.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2009

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Asylum Research offers 'AFM in Biology Class' Oct. 21-23

Asylum Research, a technology leader in scanning probe/atomic force microscopy (AFM/SPM) announces its AFM in Biology Class to be held October 21-23, 2009 in Santa Barbara, California. The class is open to all Atomic Force Microscopy users that want to increase their knowledge of AFM in biology and life sciences.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2009

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