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Launch of organs-on-a-chip

Hundreds of micro-organs mimicked on a chip, with minuscule channels that serve as blood vessels. These devices can raise drug development to a new level and reduce animal testing.

Jul 5th, 2012

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A new filtration system capable of retaining up to 95% of nanoparticles

The Environmental Unit of the Tecnalia Technology Corporation, the Basque Foundation for Health Innovation and Research (BIOEF) and Fluytec, a company specialising in filtration solutions, have developed a filtration system capable of retaining 95% of nanoparticles thanks to the results of the SIFINA project.

Jul 4th, 2012

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Molecule changes magnetism and conductance

Researchers from Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, and Japan have now developed a magnetic memory with one bit per molecule. By an electric pulse, the metal-organic molecule can be switched reliably between a conductive, magnetic state and a low-conductive, non-magnetic state.

Jul 4th, 2012

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First photo of atom's shadow

A research team at the university's centre for quantum dynamics in Brisbane has been able to photograph the shadow of a single atom for the first time.

Jul 3rd, 2012

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