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New NanoCareer Day at UAlbany NanoCollege

More than 300 middle- and high-school students from throughout Tech Valley got a firsthand look at careers in the emerging field of nanotechnology while attending NanoCareer Day on May 7 at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany.

Posted: May 8th, 2009

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Russian President Medvedev about high technology innovations

It is only possible to solve the problem of creating and developing the innovative economy and IT industry by establishing the network of small and medium size enterprises. This announcement was made by Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev at the meeting with the winners of the student world championship in programming according to RIA Novosti.

Posted: May 8th, 2009

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Molecules that orchestrate the processes of life

The new book 'Machinery of Life' is a journey into the sub-microscopic world of molecular machines. Readers are introduced to the types of molecules within the cell, including proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and polysaccharides.

Posted: May 8th, 2009

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New pulse probes reveal molecular secrets in atomic nuclei

Navin Khaneja, the Gordon McKay Professor of Electrical Engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, conducts research into the field of control theory, which uses mathematical models to examine the relationship between inputs and outputs of different systems.

Posted: May 7th, 2009

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N-type transistor made out of graphene nanoribbon

A team of scientists and engineers from Stanford, the University of Florida and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is the first to create one of two basic types of semiconductors using an exotic, new, one-atom-thick material called graphene.

Posted: May 7th, 2009

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