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Mastering molecular memory

A new molecule that switches shape when triggered by light could lead to nanoscale memory devices, say chemists in Japan.

Posted: Nov 28th, 2007

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A flare for gene silencing

US scientists have developed nanoparticle probes coated with DNA that release fluorescent 'flares' when they silence genes inside cells.

Posted: Nov 28th, 2007

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'High Q' NIST nanowires may be practical oscillators

Nanowires grown at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have a mechanical 'quality factor' at least 10 times higher than reported values for other nanoscale devices such as carbon nanotubes, and comparable to that of commercial quartz crystals.

Posted: Nov 27th, 2007

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White House issues memo on nanotechnology EHS oversight

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Council on Environmental Quality have issued a memo to the heads of executive departments and federal agencies titled 'Principles for Nanotechnology Environmental, Health, and Safety Oversight.'

Posted: Nov 27th, 2007

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