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Researchers discover a potential on-off switch for nanoelectronics

... and as a result, reported conductance valuesin experiment and theoryoften varied by an order of magnitude ... a quantitative comparison between theory and an experiment with well-defined contacts." Through the ... "One of the fascinating things about this experiment is the degree to which it is possible to control ...

Heinlein Trust and SpaceX Announce Competition to Promote Research Innovation in Zero Gravity

... to and from Low Earth Orbit for the winning experiment aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. "Decades ... research community," Dula said. The winning experiment will be launched into Earth orbit aboard a SpaceX ... team will also get to witness the launch of their experiment from Cape Canaveral, Fla. "SpaceX is ...

Stanford: Quantum computing spins closer

... from a single electron spin, which in this experiment was confined within a nano-sized semiconductor ... computing designs. The qubit in the Stanford experiment was manipulated and measured about 100 times ... make quantum computing faster," Press said. The experiment "pushed quantum dots up to speed with other qubit ...

Young's experiment in a hydrogen molecule

... Cientficas (CSIC) has reproduced the experiment of Thomas Young in a molecule of hydrogen, the ... to be surprising, almost magical even! The experiment The researchers reproduced Youngs experiment in the smallest system existing - a molecule of ...

Fluid theory confirmed by Foton

... of a 10-year-old theory from a fluid science experiment that is currently orbiting the Earth on the ... earlier forecast. The first images from the experiment were downloaded to the Payload Operations Centre ... of images to analyse back in our labs after the experiment returns to Earth. This will keep us busy for ...

Life on Mars 'pregnancy test' successfully launched

... Friday as part of a twelve-day, low-Earth orbit experiment to assess their survivability in the space ... is, or ever was, present on Mars. The LMC experiment has been proposed for the European Space Agencys ... which is planned for launch in 2013. The LMC experiment is in the development phase and is led by an ...

Researchers peer into nanowires to measure dopant properties

... conditions during the nanowire synthesis. The researchers performed the experiment using germanium wires and phosphorous dopants and they will soon publish ... from other elements, as well. "This model uses insight from Lincoln's experiment to show what might happen in other systems," Voorhees says. "If nanowires ...

Nanotech: To know it is not necessarily to love it

... Web site, do not support this "familiarity hypothesis." The experiment found that how people react to information about nanotechnology depends on ... is safe, they have been confusing cause with effect." The findings of the experiment highlight the need for any nanotechnology information and risk ...

Engineering nanoparticles for maximum strength

... why the force suddenly vanished," he says. "So while setting up the experiment in the In Situ Microscope is a little more difficult and time-consuming, ... and see exactly when and how it fails thus eliminating the gap between experiment and theory." Previous attempts to increase the deformability of ...

90 billion tons of microbial organisms live in the deep biosphere

... to dissimilar results. In September, the researchers involved in the ring experiment will present and discuss their findings. The participants hope "this experiment will shed a bit more light on the dark, deep biosphere," says Prof. ...

NASA MidSTAR-1 successful technologies may be revolutionary

... leak detection, planetary exploration, and earth science observation. This experiment proved that the nanosensors is robust that can undergo the vigorous launch ... and orbiting satellites. The second successful revolutionary experiment on MidSTAR-1 is a variable emissivity film. The flight onboard MidSTAR-1 ...

Yale scientists make 2 giant steps in advancement of quantum computing

... of microwave photons mandates the use of highly sensitive detectors and experiment temperatures just above absolute zero. In this work we demonstrate ... light and carried directly to the target qubit. A novel feature of this experiment is that the photon used is only virtual, said Majer and Chow, winking into ...

DNA Software, Inc. Awarded $2.5 M in NIH Funding to Develop Pioneering Nucleic Acid-based Technologies

... and simulate complicated experiments on the first attempt. Customers can simulate thousands of experiments with the software before running a single experiment in a wet lab. Thus, DNA Software's technologies save customers significant time, resources, and money that would have been wasted on trial-and-error ...

Researchers unite to distribute quantum keys

... station, near St. Plten in Lower Austria, the QKD demonstration involved secure telephone communication and video-conference as well as a rerouting experiment which demonstrated the functionality of the SEcure COmmunication network based on Quantum Cryptography (SECOQC). One of the first practical ...

Springborn Deploys eStudy(TM) Hosted Solution for Management of Global Environmental Testing

... data collection templates, queries, report templates, and report tables. An electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) is dynamically created for each experiment identified within the study. "eStudy will continually grow with Springborn, easily adapt to new study-types and interface with 3rd party instruments ...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

... a bandgap in bilayer graphene that can be precisely controlled from 0 to 250 milli-electron volts (250 meV, or .25 eV). Moreover, their experiment was conducted at room temperature, requiring no refrigeration of the device. Among the applications made possible by this breakthrough are new kinds ...

Amnis Launches New ImageStreamX Imaging Flow Cytometer

... remarked William Ortyn, Amnis' co-founder and Chief Operations Officer. "No other cell analysis platform gives you as much information in a single experiment or allows you to combine detailed functional and phenotypic studies," added Ortyn. "The modularity of the new ImageStreamX allows it to fit into ...

DNA Software, Inc. Honored as One of the 2009 "Michigan 50 Companies to Watch"

... and simulate complicated experiments on the first attempt. Customers can simulate thousands of experiments with the software before running a single experiment in a wet lab. Thus, DNA Software's technologies save customers significant time, resources, and money that would have been wasted on trial-and-error ...

BrainCells Inc. Appoints Philip Jochelson, M.D. Chief Medical Officer and Jason Levin Chief Business Officer

... based on what we know about their neurogenic properties from our platform that enables us to conduct comparison analysis between multiple compounds, experiment with various pathways, analyze complex pharmacology, and image and measure the neurogenic process. Philip and Jason are top caliber people that come ...

Obio Pharmaceutical Announces Product Growth Strategy

... Obio's research center is located at Beijing and researches are often contracted to outside prestigious medical institutes for confirmation of experiment data. Details please refer to http://www.obiopharma.com . For more information, please contact: JOVIAN Financial Communications Ltd ...

Nanogenerators produce electricity from running rodents and tapping fingers

... At the suggestion of Wang's daughter, Melissa, the researchers found that hamsters are more active creatures but only after 11 p.m. They had to experiment with a jacket configuration that was tight enough to stay on and to wrinkle the nanogenerator substrate but not so tight as to make the hamster ...

Evidence of Ancient Hot Springs on Mars Detailed in Astrobiology Journal

... Science Directorate at the NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, propose that new image data from the High Resolution Imaging Science experiment (HiRISE) on MRO depict structures in Vernal Crater that appear to have arisen as part of a major area of ancient spring activity. The data suggest ...

Weed Science Society of America Announces Winners in Annual Scientific Awards Program

... Research Service Sidney, Montana Joel Felix, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Weed Scientist Oregon State University, Malheur Agricultural experiment Station Ontario, Oregon - Honorary Member Award to recognize significant contributions to the field of weed science. Hiroshi Matsumoto, ....

Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 1 Trial of CCR5-ZFP Therapeutic to Treat HIV/AIDS

... Researchers determined that ZFN-modified cells engrafted normally in the mouse and that the proportion of modified cells present at the end of the experiment was greater than two to three fold higher in mice in the presence of HIV infection (p=0.008). In additional experiments it was determined that 50 ...

Stanford writes in world's smallest letters

... atom represents one bit, and then there's no more roomin other words, that it's impossible to scale down below the level of atoms. "But in this experiment we've stored some 35 bits per electron to encode each letter. And we write the letters so small that the bits that comprise them are subatomic in ...

A supercharged metal-ion generator

... energy per time "to generate a large amount of ions. It's perfectly compatible with energy conservation or any other law of physics." In their experiment Andersson and Anders used no process gas at all, but instead kick-started their system with very short arc pulses. Thereafter it operated with a pure ...

Sigma-Aldrich Launches Your Favorite Gene Powered by Ingenuity

... Web Portal Provides Access to Dynamic Library of Life Science Research and Enables experiment Modeling ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ) and Ingenuity Systems today launched Your Favorite Gene ...

U of T chemistry discovery brings organic solar cells a step closer

... happens after light is absorbed: whether the desired property is transmitting energy, storing information or emitting light," explains Collini. "Our experiment suggests it is possible to achieve control using quantum effects, even under relatively normal conditions." "We found that the ultrafast ...

Nikon Instruments A1 Confocal Laser Microscope Series With NIS-Elements C Software Delivers Fully Integrated Comprehensive Confocal Imaging Capabilities

... data generation and output allowing exceptional work flow and ease of use. The Graphical User Interface (GUI) provides for easy instrument set up, experiment work flow and secure data acquisition, storage and analysis. NIS-Elements C makes observing live changes and graphing intensity during ...

J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers Publish Significant Advance in Genome Assembly Technology

... experiments were then done to confirm that all 25 pieces of the synthetic DNA had been correctly assembled in the yeast cells, and to show that the experiment could be successfully reproduced. The JCVI team continues to explore the capacity for DNA assembly in yeast, and the various applications ...

Video: 8-Minute Film Documentary Explores Why Humans Age

... in Longevinex(R), can reduce overmineralization and turn back the clock hands of biological time. The film depicts a first-of-its-kind experiment where measurement of lipofuscin was performed by direct photography of the retina at the back of the eyes of an 80-year old man, and then ...

TRIDELITY Display Solutions Partners With Two Of The World's Leading Imaging Software Companies

... package. AxioVision allows the user to control all of the microscope parts through a 2D touch screen. The software allows additional data about the experiment to be saved with the image including; the exact time the images were captured, link comments or measurements about the image, and allows users to ...

New research expected to improve laser devices and make photovoltaics more efficient

... of time. (This is analogous to the way shorter strings on musical instruments produce higher pitches.) The electrons in the nanocrystals used in this experiment oscillated so fast that it became difficult for them to drag along the more sluggish vibrations of the nuclei. As a result, the energy stayed with ...

Ultrafast lasers give CU-Boulder researchers a snapshot of electrons in action

... of differing strengths, Murnane said. These springs are the chemical bonds, made up of shared electrons, which hold all matter together. In this experiment they used ultrafast laser pulses to "twang" these springs, making the nanoscale molecular Slinkies vibrate. However, unlike real springs, when ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Data at ICAAC Demonstrating 'In Vivo' Protection Against HIV Infection by CCR5-ZFN Therapeutic

... Researchers determined that ZFN-modified cells engrafted normally in the mouse and that the proportion of modified cells present at the end of the experiment was greater than two to three fold higher in mice in the presence of HIV infection (p=0.008). It was also determined that 50 days after ...

Case Western Reserve University researcher improves LCDs with 3-D nanoimaging process

... its structure can be readily calculated, giving the team an idea of what they should expect to see through the ONT imaging process. In their ONT experiment the team immersed an optical fiber with a diameter of 60 nanometers (approximately one-tenth the diameter of the wavelength of light) into the liquid ...

McGill physicists find a new state of matter in a 'transistor'

... sandwich, and the ham in the middle is your electrons," explained Dr. Guillaume Gervais, director of McGill's Ultra-Low Temperature Condensed Matter experiment Lab. "In a 2D electron crystal, the electrons are squeezed between two materials and they're very two dimensional. They can move on a plane, like ...

Humanitarian Offers $75 Million for Single Dose Sterilization of Cats and Dogs

... on Thursday, October 16th, 2008 at 7pm. The Michelson Prize in Reproductive Biology is an international competition which represents a unique experiment in innovation aimed at solving the problem of pet overpopulation. The goal of the Michelson Prize in Reproductive Biology is to ...

New solar energy material captures every color of the rainbow

... to better manipulate charge separation," Chisholm said. At this point, the material is years from commercial development, but he added that this experiment provides a proof of concept -- that hybrid solar cell materials such as this one can offer unusual properties. ...

Pigs bred with cystic fibrosis provide model to mimic human disease

... "Right now, if you want to do experiments to find treatments or therapies for the lung disease that is fatal for people with CF, you would have to experiment on kids that have CF," said Randy Prather, distinguished professor of reproductive biotechnology in the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural ...
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