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Protein fingerprinting made easy

Combining some traditional experimental methods of molecular biology with computational methods of artificial intelligence, a group of researchers from Croatia demonstrated a novel approach for producing 'protein fingerprints' of diverse tissues.

Dec 12th, 2007

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NIST imaging system maps nanomechanical properties

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed an imaging system that quickly maps the mechanical properties of materials‚??how stiff or stretchy they are, for example‚??at scales on the order of billionths of a meter.

Dec 12th, 2007

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AIHA to host nanotechnology web seminar

The American Industrial Hygiene Association will host an intermediate TeleWeb Virtual Seminar, titled 'Nanotechnology Update for IHs: Toxicology and Exposure Assessment Issues', on Jan. 31, 2008.

Dec 11th, 2007

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Digital band-aids

Toumaz Technology, a company based on Imperial College London research, won the electronic category in the prestigious 2007 Institution of Engineering Technology Innovation Engineering Award for its Sensium Ultra Low-Power Wireless Body Monitoring System, better known as the 'digital plaster'.

Dec 11th, 2007

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Stanford researchers develop a quantum 'light switch'

Infinitely secure cryptography that renders any computer unhackable. Computers that can solve the structure of a complicated protein at the drop of a hat. Programs to decrypt complicated enemy secrets. Optical data connections up to 100 times faster than current technology allows.

Dec 11th, 2007

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