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NIST demos industrial-grade nanowire device fabrication

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) demonstrate a technique that allows them to selectively grow nanowires on sapphire wafers in specific positions and orientations accurately enough to attach contacts and layer other circuit elements, all with conventional lithography techniques.

Oct 26th, 2007

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Nanoballs deliver drugs

Dutch researchers have developed a new type of biodegradable nanoparticle. The spherical structures can encapsulate various fat-soluble medicines, which makes it easier to target tumour tissue. These nanoballs are highly promising carriers for the controlled release of anticancer drugs.

Oct 24th, 2007

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Researchers improve memory devices using nanotechnology

Arizona State University has a new take on old memory, one that promises to boost the performance, capacity and battery life of consumer electronics from digital cameras to laptops. Best of all, it is cheap, made from common materials and compatible with just about anything currently on the market.

Oct 23rd, 2007

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