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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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Troublesome green algae serve as nanocoating substrate in record-setting battery

Unwanted blooms of Cladophora algae throughout the Baltic and in other parts of the world are not entirely without a positive side. A group of researchers at the Angstrom Laboratory at Uppsala University have discovered that the distinctive cellulose nanostructure of these algae can serve as an effective coating substrate for use in environmentally friendly batteries.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2009

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RNAs taking center stage

RNAs, serving as a mere intermediary between DNA and proteins, were long regarded as a poor relation by researchers, attracting little interest. However, following the discovery of small RNAs known as microRNAs, they have increasingly been moving into the limelight.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2009

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Fast transistors for a digital world

Our society is insatiable as far as the transfer of data is concerned. Consequently, increasingly faster and cheaper transistors are being developed. In row in recent months, researchers from ETH Zurich have now broken the world record for the switching speed of nitride-based transistors that use silicon as a substrate several times.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2009

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