Navigation Links
University success at national engineering awards
Date:10/8/2008

t uses hydrogen at a very high pressure (15MPa) and a temperature of 500C along with a catalyst containing molybdenum to strip complex mixtures of organic chemicals down to their pure carbon skeletons.

Professor Snape has been working with the industry partners to develop a professional piece of laboratory equipment for use in specialist commercial and research laboratories.

The project has even allowed Professor Snape and Nottingham research fellow Dr Will Meredith to develop new applications for HyPy, including more accurate carbon dating, in which the process strips away everything but the carbon present in the original organic matter which is used for dating an object. A further surprising application, developed in partnership with drug testing experts at Imperial College London, could see the equipment used to catch athletes using banned drugs, particularly steroids, by detecting carbon produced by the drugs in the athlete's urine sample.

The development work is being funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the teams at Nottingham, Imperial College and Strata hope to commercialise the technique in time for the 2012 Olympics.

Susan Huxtable, Director of Technology Transfer says: "The University of Nottingham has an excellent track record for generation and successful commercialisation of new ideas and an equally good track record for working in collaboration with industry. We are delighted to have won two categories of the Engineer Technology & Innovation awards along with our industry partners."

Andrew Lee, editor of The Engineer, the only magazine serving the UK's engineering community, said: "The awards, now in their second year, were set up to recognise the fantastic collaborative work undertaken by the UK's most innovative companies and its world-class universities.

"The Engineer, in conjunction with the awards main sponsor, BAE Systems, launched them because we believe this work does not alw
'/>"/>

Contact: Emma Thorne
emma.thorne@nottingham.ac.uk
44-011-595-15793
University of Nottingham
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. A study by the MUHC and McGill University opens a new door to understanding cancer
2. University of Pennsylvania researchers develop formula to gauge risk of disease clusters
3. University of Oregon researcher finds that on waters surface, nitric acid is not so tough
4. Bioengineers at University of Pennsylvania devise nanoscale system to measure cellular forces
5. Binghamton University researchers investigate evolving malaria resistance
6. Antioxidant to retard wrinkles discovered by Hebrew University researcher
7. Society for General Microbiology 161st Meeting, University of Edinburgh
8. Boston University biomedical engineers find chink in bacterias armor
9. KAUST and American University in Cairo to collaborate on research and academic development
10. UNH becomes first university in nation to use landfill gas as primary energy source
11. University of Minnesota study refutes belief that black men have more aggressive prostate cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... connections in transcription factor networks (TFNs) to evaluate the ... in PLOS Computational Biology in August. ... a network,s resilience against mutations. , "In simulations, ... models has a greater effect on robustness than varying ... Dov A. Pechenick, PhD, lead author and former researcher ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... twist them, fold them: modern materials that are light, ... as artificial skin or electronic paper. , Making such ... but a new way of working with copper nanowires ... , Previous success in the field of ultra-lightweight ... precious gold and silver nanowires. , By turning ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... study reports that an expansion of marine protected areas ... ecological functions. According to investigators from the Wildlife ... fish have focused on saving the largest numbers of ... provide key and difficult-to-replace ecological functions. , ... by fish species that also are food for millions ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Assortativity signatures of transcription factor networks contribute to robustness 2Copper shines as flexible conductor 2Study finds marine protected areas inadequate for protecting fish and ocean ecology 2
... Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of ... to Tulane University for its ongoing efforts to treat ... that threatens hundreds of thousands of people annually in ... threat. The contract will include collaboration between Tulane; ...
... are going on a diet, while others have expanding ... rising temperatures due to global climate change, speculates Prof. ... who has been measuring the evolving body sizes of ... most extreme. , Changes are happening primarily in higher ...
... (February 5, 2010) New research from the Hood Center for ... first time sheds light on the significant potential negative impact ... on children. The study, which appears in the current ... of the "brand placements" for food, beverage, and food retail ...
Cached Biology News:Tulane receives $15 million NIH contract to develop vaccine and treatment for deadly fever 2Animals cope with climate change at the dinner table 2New study examines the impact on children of food product placements in the movies 2New study examines the impact on children of food product placements in the movies 3
(Date:8/28/2014)... new research platform uses a laser to ... undergoing stress and heating, an approach likely ... microelectronics and batteries., This new technique, called ... heating and the surface stress of microscale ... discussed the merits of surface-stress influence on ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 2014  Next month, executives from clinical trial marketing firm ... beginning with Patient-Centered Clinical Trials 2014 , to be ... , September 4-5. Patient recruitment experts Bonnie A. ... will share insights on the benefits of employing an ... – from media to mobile apps – can be used ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... by a Florida State University research team has led ... temperature, emit white light, and convert photon energy directly ... a butterfly. , Biwu Ma, associate professor in the ... College of Engineering, created the molecule in a lab ... that his creation has many other unique capabilities. , ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... PrimeSource Building Products, Inc., a leading ... to support their communication needs with the ... conferencing platform GlobalMeet powered by SoundConnect. The solution ... SoundConnect delivers award winning “results driven” business class ... be utilizing GlobalMeet powered by SoundConnect ...
Breaking Biology Technology:New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits 2New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits 3BBK Worldwide Leads Sessions at Key September Events 2Novel 'butterfly' molecule could build new sensors, photoenergy conversion devices 2PrimeSource Chooses SoundConnect as Collaboration Provider 2
... tiny components on silicon wafers) has long enabled the ... number of transistors that can be squeezed into an ... compensating capabilities of plasma etching, Moore,s Law would have ... micron (the diameter of a human hair is approximately ...
... 2011 Bayer HealthCare,s affiliate MEDRAD, Inc. today ... demonstrated a 59 percent relative reduction in target ... patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) treated with ... compared to standard balloon angioplasty (POBA). Additionally, for ...
... /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. ... outsourcing company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, ... its financial results for the third quarter of 2011. ... Increased 24.0% Year Over Year to $104.0 Million ...
Cached Biology Technology:Plasma etching pushes the limits of a shrinking world 2Bayer HealthCare's Cotavance® Drug Eluting Balloon With Paccocath® Technology Reduced Five-Year Target Lesion Revascularization Rates by 59 Percent in PAD Patients Compared to Those Treated With Uncoated Balloon 2Bayer HealthCare's Cotavance® Drug Eluting Balloon With Paccocath® Technology Reduced Five-Year Target Lesion Revascularization Rates by 59 Percent in PAD Patients Compared to Those Treated With Uncoated Balloon 3Bayer HealthCare's Cotavance® Drug Eluting Balloon With Paccocath® Technology Reduced Five-Year Target Lesion Revascularization Rates by 59 Percent in PAD Patients Compared to Those Treated With Uncoated Balloon 4WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 2WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 3WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 4WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 5WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 6WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 7WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 8WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 9WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 10WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 11WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 12WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 13WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 14WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 15WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 16WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 17WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results 18
Each 72-well MiniTray is low profile, with lid. Conical well shape, 10 l....
The E. coli Expression System with Gateway Technology is designed to create E. coli expression clones containing the T7 promoter. The expression clones are ready for transformation and expression in ...
...
For use with SSP products or any application requiring agarose gel separation • Multiple formats available to meet various throughput needs • Includes replacement parts for each un...
Biology Products: