The new GaN transistor could reduce the power consumption and improve the efficiency of power electronics systems in everything from motor drives and hybrid vehicles to house appliances and defense equipment.
Consumer's Guide to MEMS and Nanotechnology, written by Marlene Bourne and published by Scottsdale-based Bourne Research LLC, is an Honorable Mention recipient of the prestigious 2008 Arizona Book Award in the Science/Environment category.
Verbundprojekt 'Bioneers' unter Federfuehrung der Universitaets-HNO-Klinik Mainz untersucht die Wirkung von Nanopartikeln auf menschliche Zellen - Fokus auf Nano-Teilchen, die durch Inhalation in den menschlichen Koerper gelangen.
Keeping with its commitment to contribute to world development through innovative measures, IIT Bombay (IITB) has launched a Mega Global Initiative to discover '10 Great Ideas to Change the World in the next 50 years.'
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday asked the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the country's premier military organisation, to gear up for the future needs of the armed forces and speed up delivery of defence equipment.
Plants have an ambivalent relationship with light. They need it to live, but too much light leads to the increased production of high-energy chemical intermediates that can injure or kill the plant. Researchers have designed a molecule that mimics what happens in nature.
In their fight against cancer, doctors have just gained an impressive new weapon to add to their arsenal. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have developed a chip that can save lives by diagnosing certain cancers even before patients become symptomatic.
The arm of the federal government responsible for coordinating nanotechnology research and regulations across the country has called on experts from North Carolina State University to craft a white paper that will lay out how government and industry officials should communicate potential risks associated with nanotechnology to the media and the public.