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Melting DNA into a barcode

A completely new method for producing an image of individual DNA molecules' genetic make-up has been developed by researchers in Sweden and Denmark.

Posted: Jul 19th, 2010

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Nanoparticles assembled inside tumors trap drugs and imaging agents

Researchers have shown that a system that assembles itself into a nanoparticle, complete with drug or imaging agent, once it gets inside a tumor can dramatically increase the rate at which clinically important molecules get into tumors and still trap those molecules inside the tumor.

Posted: Jul 16th, 2010

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Nearly as hard as steel: Aluminum with fullerenes

Russian researchers are using special carbon nanoparticles to optimize materials. They are adding fullerenes to aluminum to obtain a new material that is roughly three times harder than conventional composites, yet weights much less.

Posted: Jul 16th, 2010

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Nanoparticles boost generator performance

The electrical energy in generators is generated in copper bars insulated against high electrical voltages with thick layers of plastic. New materials would enable a thinner design for these insulators, freeing up space for thicker bars in which ultimately more energy could be generated.

Posted: Jul 16th, 2010

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Chemists grow crystals with a twist - and untwist

Chemists from New York University and Russia's St. Petersburg State University have created crystals that can twist and untwist, pointing to a much more varied process of crystal growth than previously thought.

Posted: Jul 16th, 2010

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