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'Radio wave cooling' offers new twist on laser cooling

Researchers have used radio waves to dampen the motion of a miniature mechanical oscillator containing more than a quadrillion atoms, a cooling technique that may open a new window into the quantum world using smaller and simpler equipment.

Sep 14th, 2007

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Researchers find find flaw in model describing DNA elasticity

Scientists have found a flaw in the most common model for DNA elasticity, a discovery that will improve the accuracy of single-molecule research and perhaps pave the way for DNA to become an official standard for measuring picoscale forces, a notoriously difficult challenge.

Sep 14th, 2007

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Professor compares nanomaterials to asbestos - really?

Cosmetics Design-Europe.com runs an article today saying that "Nanomaterials used in cosmetics have been compared to the invisible airborne killer, asbestos, by a high-profile chemistry professor at the BA Festival of Science in York." Kristen Kulinowski answers.

Sep 13th, 2007

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UT Dallas receives part of $12 Million in new defense funding

Part of the funding, $1 million, in collaboration with UT Southwestern Medical Center, will go to conduct research into the use of nanotechnology for the treatment of a variety of medical conditions including cancer, autoimmune deficiencies, HIV and organ transplant rejection.

Sep 12th, 2007

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