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Scientists prove graphene's edge structure affects electronic properties

... atoms. While scientists have predicted that the orientation of atoms along the edges of the lattice would ... show, without a doubt, that the crystallographic orientation of the graphene edges significantly influences ... a clear picture that edges with so-called zigzag orientation exhibited a strong edge state, whereas edges with ...

Domain walls that conduct electricity

... can be electrically polarized, having a preferred orientation of positive-negative electric charge. In ... example stress can cause a spontaneous change in orientation or crystal structure that can flip back again. A ... but each domain has a distinct polarization or orientation of charge, which Seidel mapped using a ...

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

... chose a nematic liquid crystal, whose molecular orientation is controlled by a nanoscopic pattern scribed ... second, providing information about the molecular orientation profile at 25 nm above the surface. This process ... the 200 nanometer length over which the molecular orientation homogenizes. The research was funded by the ....

Pearson Foundation Supports Incoming LSU Biology Students With 21st Century Learning Tools

... year in a row, Louisiana State University's ( LSU ) Biology Intensive orientation for Students (BIOS) program with scholarships and digital arts equipment. ... self-assessment." About LSU's BIOS Program The Biology Intensive orientation for Students (BIOS) Program was designed to positively impact the success ...

Scientists determine the structure of highly efficient light-harvesting molecules in green bacteria

... are highly efficient at harvesting light energy. "We found that the orientation of the chlorophyll molecules make green bacteria extremely efficient at ... whereas the angle is less steep in the wild-type organism. "It's the orientation of the chlorophyll molecules that is the most important thing here," said ...

Molecular hula hoop

... probe emits its fluorescent light. This makes it possible to calculate the orientation of the cuff, which remains constant for every snapshot. However, if the cuff is rotating, the emission pattern does not reveal the spatial orientation of the probe. The researchers showed that the cuff of the rotaxane does ...

NIST team proves bridge from conventional to molecular electronics possible

... substrates for molecular electronic devices has been done with a crystal orientation that is convenient for organic molecules but incompatible with CMOS ... quality monolayer of organic molecules could be assembled on the silicon orientation common to industrial CMOS fabrication, verifying this with extensive ...

Organogenesis, Inc. Announces Acquisition of NanoMatrix, Inc.

... The fibers comprising the scaffold can be custom-engineered to a specific orientation (parallel / perpendicular) or thickness, including on the "nanometer" ... capabilities is an implantable scaffold with the correct fiber diameter, orientation and architecture, rendered virtually indistinguishable from native tissue ...

New angle on gecko research

... ability," says Higham, a former U of C student and now an assistant professor of biological sciences at Clemson. "We show that perception of body orientation determines when the adhesive system is switched on." The scientists discovered that the tipping point which turns on the gecko's adhesive system ...

Debiopharm and MSM Protein Technologies Sign Agreement for Research and Development of Debio 0929, a Novel Oncology Biologic

... particles (MPLs) to display multispanners such as GPCRs in highly concentrated and purified form while retaining their native conformation and orientation thereby maximizing the probability of raising functional antibodies. MSM has demonstrated the ability to raise functional human antibodies against a ...

Elsevier / MC Strategies Online Courses Named in the 15th Annual Communicator Awards

... in Interactive Media in the area of corporate training were Mosby's Essential Nursing CE and the Emergency Nurses Association: Emergency Nursing orientation online course. "We are truly honored to have been named among the winners in this year's Communicator Awards competition," said Barbara Nelson ...

Self-assembled nanowires could make chips smaller and faster

... nanowires with diameters as small as 5 nanometers can be made with the gold-catalyzed growth technique, the researchers report. The self-aligned orientation of the nanowires is determined by the crystal structure of the substrate and certain growth parameters. In earlier work, Li and Fortuna ...

Gundersen Lutheran Health System is Recognized for Safe Lifting Leadership

... and staff injury prevention program. Key components of the program included installation of ceiling lifts to transfer patients, an extensive staff orientation and training program, and on-going monitoring of usage compliance. The ceiling lifts were installed in units hospital-wide, including intensive care, ...

Researchers discover a potential on-off switch for nanoelectronics

... more current could flow compared with when the bipyridine bonded vertically. This suggests the conductance of bipyridine was linked to the molecule's orientation in the junction, explained Quek. In the STM experiment, as you pull, just after the final strand of gold atoms breaks and snaps back, the vertical ...

NaTrue-Label: The First 100 Products are Certified

... at a glance thanks to the NaTrue Label: the first 100 products have already been certified as of February 1st 2009. The NaTrue-Label provides orientation for consumers and manufacturers alike by defining transparent and strict criteria for Natural and Organic Cosmetics. It is international, not for ...

Dr. Ricky Takai, Expert in Designing and Managing Federal Evaluation Studies in Education, Joins Abt Associates

... Mass., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Abt Associates announced that Ricky Takai, Ph.D., has joined the company as Principal Associate. After a brief orientation to the firm, Dr. Takai will become the leader of the company's education work in September 2009. Dr. Takai brings his more than 20 years experience ...

Semiconducting nanotubes produced in quantity at Duke

... who headed the effort. "I think it's the holy grail for the field," Liu said. "Every piece is now there, including the control of location, orientation and electronic properties all together. We are positioned to make large numbers of electronic devices such as high-current field-effect transistors ...

Osteotech's Next Generation Grafting Material, MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft, a Breakthrough in Bone Regeneration; MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft seeks to redefine the standard of care in the U.S. bone graft substitute market estimated to be in excess of $1.2 billio

... that is designed to preserve a higher concentration of naturally occurring growth factors already present in human bone, while preserving the natural orientation and nanofibrous structure of the bone. The process of recovering a higher growth factor content from allograft bone is the subject of an outstanding ...

Progress toward new storage media

... neutral iron(II) complex onto a silicon wafer in the form of very fine lines. In this process, the nanocrystals organize themselves into a preferred orientation along the line. Furthermore, the researchers were able to transfer the pattern of a recorded CD onto a film of this iron compound. This is the first ...

New Opportunities in X-Ray Based Surgical Navigation With Ziehm NaviPort 3D

... the innovative C-arm Ziehm Vision Vario 3D (Image intensifier version) with mobile navigation systems from BrainLAB and thereby benefit from better orientation during surgery. The combination of the two technologies replaces the need for a post-operative CT scan, and therefore also reduces the exposure ...

Cliff Consulting, Inc. Adds Two Influential Former Executives to Its Team - Banker Mary P. Carryer and Healthcare IT Leader Robert Goldstein

... National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Northern California Chapter, the Hawaii Nature Center, and the Girl Scouts of Hawaii. "I like the partnering orientation of Cliff Consulting and found them to be an invaluable resource when I was an executive at Wells Fargo. The fact that so many of their clients use ...

Penn scientists carve functional nanoribbons using super-heated, nano-sized particles of iron

... in a nearly two-dimensional, lateral plane and the electronic properties of the ribbon are controlled by the width and specific crystallographic orientation of the material. These structures hold enormous promise as nanoscale devices, with the advantage that graphene's two-dimensionality lends itself to ...

New map IDs the core of the human brain

... diffusion of water molecules through brain tissue. A highly sensitive variant of the method, called diffusion spectrum imaging (DSI), can depict the orientation of multiple fibers that cross a single location. The study applies this technique to the entire human cortex, resulting in maps of millions of neural ...

In a Year of Unprecedented Growth for Biotechnology Innovation, Targeted Therapies Gain Most Significant Traction, According to New Deloitte Study

... or natural therapy for a prescription medication; 32 percent might in the future. -- Thirty-two percent prefer to choose doctors with an orientation toward holistic or alternative treatments. -- Fourteen percent are aware of biologic drugs; consumers did not express a clear preference ...

Researchers bring new meaning to the term 'computer bug'

... side. The aim is to sort the stack so the largest pancake is on the bottom and all pancakes are golden side up. Each flip reverses the order and the orientation (i.e. which side of the pancake is facing up) of one or several consecutive pancakes. The aim is to stack them properly in the fewest number of ....

March of Dimes Awards $250,000 Prize to Leaders in Understanding Embryonic Development

... major breakthrough in understanding left-right asymmetry; as well as to an understanding of how bones muscles and tendons are placed in their proper orientation in the forming limbs. The March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology has been awarded annually since 1996 to investigators whose research has ...

DaVita Honored for 4th Year as Training Top 125 Recipient

... a deep commitment to learning and development excellence. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO ) "DaVita's teammate orientation and leadership training is top-notch," said Bill Shannon, Chief Wisdom Officer at DaVita(R). "We have spent many hours developing an education ...

Nanotubes grown straight in large numbers

... carbon, the Duke researchers found that their nanotubes all extended in the same direction, following parallel paths determined by the crystalline orientation of "stable temperature" (ST)-cut quartz wafers used in electronic applications. "They're like a trains running on tracks that are all very straight," ...

Encision Launches Next Generation of EnTouch(R) Handles for Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures

... laparoscopic procedures. In addition, the new, easy to operate rotation knob design allows a surgeon to lock the electrode tip in the preferred orientation for the particular need during a laparoscopic procedure. The EnTouch model ES8200 is 35cm in length for normal size patients while the ES8200L is ...

Halogen Advances its Lead in Providing Employee Performance and Talent Management Solutions for the Healthcare Market

... providing more and more hospitals with a complete, extremely simple system that provides comprehensive year-round employee reviews, clinical and orientation checklists and instant JCAHO ready reports." About Halogen A recognized and award-winning industry leader with over 1000 customers worldwide, ...

Medefield Announces New Appointments to North American Business Unit

... data collection in our industry. Medefield already offers clients the best access to the highest quality physicians around the globe with a customer- orientation that is unmatched in the industry. My team will continue to delight our clients with an outstanding experience from origination to final execution of ...

Ames Laboratory researchers solve fuel-cell membrane structure conundrum

... or neutron radiation is scattered by the sample and the resulting scattering pattern is analyzed to provide information about the size, shape and orientation of the components of the sample on the nanometer scale. Using an algorithm known as multidimensional Fourier transformation, Schmidt-Rohr was able ...

HollisterStier Offers Comfort With New ComforTen(TM) Multiple Skin Testing Device

... produce ten reproducible skin tests resulting in well-defined reactions. The device is equipped with directional indicators to help ensure the proper orientation and application. About HollisterStier's Allergy Business Unit HollisterStier Laboratories LLC ( http://www.hollisterstier.com ) is a leading ...

Diamics Receives European CE Mark Approval for Its Pap-Map(TM) System for Cervical Cancer Screening

... Transfer Station, the system allows the clinician to painlessly capture 360 degrees of cervical material and transfer the cells, with their spatial orientation intact, to a slide to support localization of identified lesions in both initial diagnosis and follow-up treatments. "This CE Mark registration is a ...

The PLSG Invests $115,000 in Innovention Technologies, LLC

... and "remember" its previous configurations. This allows the HARP to reach very small cavities within the body and remain in a desired shape and orientation while the doctor performs surgery without having to hold the device anymore. "The PLSG is excited to support Innoventions' ...

NIST team develops novel method for nanostructured polymer thin films

... that at which the cylinders become disorderedhas previously been used for creating highly ordered BCP thin films with a minimum of defects but little orientation control. For some polymer combinations, the order-disorder transition temperature is so high that it is virtually impossible for manufacturers to ...

Frank Giannantonio blends IT and business for Lands' End

... means. At Lands' End, it's very clear that business starts with a customer orientation and technology investment has to start from there, too. Frank's unique blend of customer orientation and technology savvy provides the leadership required. Q&A with Frank ...

Gulbrandsen tackles 'daunting' challenges in Patent Office

... daunting thing," said Gulbrandsen, who noted that he has only attended one orientation meeting with the committee. "The orientation really opened my eyes to the problems they've got. I think we work pretty ...

Galactic survey reveals a new look for the Milky Way

... beyond the swirling arms of typical spiral galaxies. New size, orientation esimates The new study provides the best estimates for the size and orientation of the bar, which are far different from previous estimates. It shows a ...
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