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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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NCKU professor honored with Distinguished Engineer Award

Distinguished Professor Gwo-Bin Lee from Department of Engineering Science of National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) will be honored with the 2009 Distinguished Engineer Award from the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), and awarded with the certificate and medal in the convocation ceremony and CIE annual meeting on June 6th.

Posted: May 7th, 2009

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