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Microneedle, quantum dot study opens door to new clinical cancer tools

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed extremely small microneedles that can be used to deliver medically-relevant nanoscale dyes called quantum dots into skin - an advance that opens the door to new techniques for diagnosing and treating a variety of medical conditions, including skin cancer.

Aug 25th, 2010

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Nanostructured gadolinium gives flash memory a future

Future flash memory could be faster and store more data without changing its basic design by using a clever nanocrystal material proposed by scientists at Taiwan's Chang Gung University, who describe a new logical element made with the rare earth material gadolinium.

Aug 25th, 2010

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Nano-sized crystalline material for energy conservation

A cover story in the September issue of Small, a prestigious nanotechnology journal, features a method developed by UConn chemistry professor Steven Suib for the production of a nano-sized crystalline material that will be used for energy conservation.

Aug 24th, 2010

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FEI announces image contest winners

On February 16, 2010, FEI invited owners and users of our instruments to submit their finest images for a chance to win two round-trip airline tickets to anywhere in the world. After six months and more than 250 images, FEI would like to congratulate Dr. Harald Plank of the Institute of Electron Microscopy, Austria, and Dr. Clifford Barnes of University of Ulster, United Kingdom for their prize-winning entries.

Aug 24th, 2010

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Visualizing viruses: new research pinpoints tiny invaders

In the war against infectious disease, identifying the culprit is half the battle. Now, research professor Shaopeng Wang and his colleagues from the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, describe a new method for visualizing individual virus particles. Their research opens the door to a more detailed understanding of these minute pathogens, and may further the study of a broad range of micro- and nanoscale phenomena.

Aug 24th, 2010

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