Through the Yousef Jameel Science and Technology Research Center, AUC faculty are conducting cutting-edge research that includes the development of novel diagnostic tests for sensitive detection of the hepatitis C virus; detection of cancer biomarkers, as well as creating a new generation of nano-devices that include smart bricks with tiny sensors, which can analyze building safety and warn of fires and earthquakes.
A team of researchers from the University of Vigo, Rutgers University in the United States and Imperial College London, in the United Kingdom, has developed 'laser spinning', a novel method of producing glass nanofibres with materials.
There is still time until January 8, 2010 to register for the second edition of the Alp NanoBio International School (ANIS2), which will be held in Sterzing/Vipiteno (Bozen, Italy) on January 11-15, 2010.
Much cheaper fuel cell catalysts using iron instead of platinum - this major scientific breakthrough achieved by INRS researchers has earned a spot in Discover Magazine's 'Top 100 Stories of 2009', in the January/February 2010 issue.
Terahertz research is in the focus the 'German-Russian Centre for terahertz research and technology', funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) that has been recently established at the physics faculty in Regensburg.
The 'Flexible active-matrix cells with selectively poled bifunctional polymer-ceramic nanocomposite for pressure and temperature sensing skin' project has been developed by the research group around Professor Dr. Bernd Ploss, FH Jena, including research groups from Cambridge University, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Joanneum Research Weiz and Princeton University.
Atomic Force F+E and Asylum Research, the technology leader in scanning probe/atomic force microscopy (AFM/SPM) announce the first European AFM in Biology Class to be held February 23-25, 2010 at Atomic Force Corporate office in Mannheim, Germany.
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has recently implemented a product stewardship program to ensure the safe use of its products. Baytubes, BMS multi-wall carbon nanotubes, have also been part of this program.
Seit 1.12.2009 gibt es am Leibniz-Institut fuer Festkoerper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden (IFW) ein Zentrum fuer Spektroelektrochemie. Damit soll die Entwicklung spektroelektrochemischer Methoden vorangetrieben und vor allem fuer die Anwendung in der Industrie attraktiv gemacht werden.