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New unifying theory of lasers advanced by physicists

... But, a new breed of lasers diffusive random lasers (DRLs) made possible by modern ... easily be obtained through simulations. For random lasers, time-dependent simulations are difficult ... What is the nature of the lasing modes in a random laser, according to Stone. Researchers really ...

USC researchers print dense lattice of transparent nanotube transistors on flexible base

... extremely dense, highly patterned lattices of nanotubes, rather than random tangles and clumps of the material. The Zhou lab has pioneered this ... by patterning of transparent source and drain electrodes. In contrast to random networked nanotubes, the use of massively aligned nanotubes enabled the ...

Miniaturizing memory: Taking data storage to the molecular level

... Current memory technologies fall into three separate groups: dynamic random access memory (DRAM), which is the cheapest method; static random access memory (SRAM), which is the fastest memory but both DRAM and SRAM ...

A first in integrated nanowire sensor circuitry

... "This has an added advantage," Javey says. "Nanowires grow sticking out in random directions; they look like a bad hair day." But directionally sliding the ... to polarization depending on their orientation. Because of their random orientations, the polarization response of "bad hair" nanowire arrays ...

Cepheid Introduces GeneXpert(R) Infinity-48 System at 2008 American Association of Clinical Chemistry Meeting

... GeneXpert Infinity-48 is the World's First Fully-Automated random Access Molecular Diagnostic Testing System; On Display at AACC Meeting ... testing systems delivers the world's first and only fully-automated random access system designed for management of the entire molecular testing ...

Evolution in the nanoworld

... assembly and selection steps exhibited by the molecules, which start as random mixtures, demonstrates a fundamental step in the evolution of life. The ... the self-selection process. He comments: "Spontaneous ordering from random mixtures only occurs when built-in instructions are carefully designed and ...

BioNanomatrix Announces Issuance of Key Nanofluidics Patent Enabling Single Molecule Whole Genome Analysis

... toll booth on a highway, serving in real time to separate and organize the random mix of vehicles comprising the flow of traffic down into single elements. Similarly, our nanofluidics chip system sorts the random flow of sample components down to the single molecule level, thereby ...

Researchers improve ability to write and store information on electronic devices

... the spin current is sufficiently high. Most computers today use dynamic random access memory, or DRAM, in which each piece of binary digital information, ... in an integrated circuit. Bode's experiment focused on magneto-resistive random access memory, or MRAM, which stores data in magnetic storage elements ...

The next generation: nanomagnets could replace semiconductors

... a system of interacting magnetic nanocells that could combine logic, random access memory and data storage in a single nanomagnetic computing system. ... at UH. Additional benefits include potential integration with magnetic random access memory that would result in all-magnetic computing, as well as ...

Avitar Reports Third Quarter Financial Results for Fiscal 2007

... however, is showing continued improvement as our value proposition of random testing with oral fluid gains traction. An example of this change is the law recently passed in Hawaii which provides for oral fluid random testing for employers. We continue to work on further enhancing our ...

Growth spurts

... us to observe that each nanocrystal can either grow steadily through the addition of monomers from solution or by merging with another nanocrystal in random coalescence events." Zheng says it has been assumed that coalescence events would result in some crystals being much larger than others, a bad ...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

... Mexico. At this meeting the WHO's Director General was underscoring the unstoppable nature of swine flu and its potential to mutate - "Constant, random mutation is the survival mechanism of the microbial world. Like all influenza viruses, H1N1 has the advantage of surprise on its side." At the same ...

Bio/Data Corporation Launches vW Select(TM) - The World's First and Only Complete Ristocetin CoFactor Assay

... The analytical variability of existing Ristocetin Cofactor test systems is high -- 30%, and inter laboratory variability is about the same. random combinations of Ristocetin reagents, general purpose control and reference plasmas, buffers and diluents are primary contributors to these ...

A*STAR scientists invent the world's only controllable molecule gear of minuscule size of 1.2nm

... manipulation and surface atomic chemistry. This was a breakthrough because before the team's discovery, motions of molecular rotors and gears were random and typically consisted of a mix of rotation and lateral displacement. The scientists at IMRE solved this scientific conundrum by proving that the ...

Reorganizational Healing Provides Access to Greater Quality of Life, Reduced Stress

... with more ease and flexibility. Each individual has a strategy for change and growth. For most of us, it is unconscious and applied in a seemingly random fashion. Through Reorganizational Healing, we can understand our individual formula, refashion it, and choose a path through which our health and ...

Dow AgroSciences Confirms Efficacy of Zinc Finger Nucleases for Precise Genome Modification in Maize

... excess phosphate presence in the environment. Research results confirmed the herbicide tolerance gene was inserted into the specified domain without random integration of DNA from the donor or the ZFN. Dow AgroSciences research also proved that the herbicide tolerance gene was transmitted to the next ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Publication in Nature of the Use of Zinc Finger Nucleases to Accelerate Precision Trait Stacking in Commercial Crop Species

... crops, including commodity crops, vegetables, ornamentals, trees and biomass crops. The speed and precision of this approach, which will replace the random and laborious approaches currently employed, can result in significant reduction in the time and effort required to commercialize enhanced crops." ...

SemBioSys Genetics Inc. Announces Clinical Results with Plant-Produced Insulin

... difference between the two reference standards (Humulin(R) R and Humulin(R) S) was not expected in such a trial and relates, at least in part, to random outliers that occurred in the Humulin(R) S arm and higher overall variability for this endpoint in the trial. While final analyses regarding safety ...

Corgenix to Exhibit AspirinWorks(R) Test at ACC.09

... platelet tests, which require freshly drawn blood that must be evaluated within at least four hours, the AspirinWorks Test is performed on a random urine sample that can be obtained in any doctor's office or patient service center, making the test convenient for both physician and patient. ...

New Educational Website Celebrates the Accomplishments of Engineers

... National Engineers Week in Washington, D.C. The 2009 recipient, Robert H. Dennard, will receive his award on Feb. 17 for the invention of dynamic random access memory. National Academy of Engineering is an independent, nonprofit institution. Its members consist of the nation's premier engineers, ...

Scientists publish complete genetic blueprint of key biofuels crop

... of rice. Researchers used the whole genome "shotgun" method of sequencing first pioneered in the Human Genome Project. In this method, short random DNA fragments are partially sequenced and then analyzed by powerful supercomputers to reconstruct the original genome sequence. The repetitive ...

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

... "We found that the ultrafast movement of energy through and between molecules happens by a quantum-mechanical mechanism rather than through random hopping, even at room temperature," explains Scholes. "This is extraordinary and will greatly influence future work in the field because everyone ...

CBDM.T, the Market and Business Intelligence Company Reviews the Biofuel Market

... of the sugar glucose. It forms part of the cell wall and is designed to contribute to the structural integrity of the plant. Hemicellulose is a more random and amorphous structure of connected sugars. There are several technical and economic challenges associated with the large-scale production of ...

CBDM.T, the Market and Business Intelligence Company Reviews the Biofuel Market

... of the sugar glucose. It forms part of the cell wall and is designed to contribute to the structural integrity of the plant. Hemicellulose is a more random and amorphous structure of connected sugars. There are several technical and economic challenges associated with the large-scale production of ...

Michigan Company Founded upon What Could Be History's Most Important Breakthrough in AI and Robotics

... of creative intelligence. No, this is not a Darwinian genetic algorithm requiring vast computational clusters, generating potential ideas through random mishap. This is a radically new form of synthetic consciousness that intelligently designs itself on the humblest of computational platforms, ...

Cold atoms could replace hot gallium in focused ion beams

... Highly Magnetic Atoms," NIST Tech Beat Apr. 1, 2008.) "Because the lasers cool the atoms to a very low temperature, they're not moving around in random directions very much. As a result, when we accelerate them the ions travel in a highly parallel beam, which is necessary for focusing them down to a ...

Virginia Tech engineers identify conditions that initiate erosion

... immobile 'pebbles'. Laser Doppler velocimetry (LDV) measured the instantaneous flow velocity of the water, which was allowed to move with the typical random turbulence of channel flows. Laser beams shining through the flume from outside recorded when the mobile grain moved. Thus the conditions of drag ...

Sea urchin yields a key secret of biomineralization

... as well, and another, and so on in a three-dimensional domino effect. The pattern of crystallinity, however, is far from straight. It resembles a random walk, or a fractal, like lightning in the sky or water percolating through a porous medium," explains Gilbert. The new work, according to Gilbert, ...

Stuart Parkin first 'distinguished professor' at Eindhoven University of Technology

... the technology. In addition, his ground-breaking activities in the field of magnetic tunnel junctions have contributed to the development of magnetic random access memory (MRAM), a permanent and energy-efficient memory. At present Parkin is studying the manipulation of magnetic domains by means of ...

Paperwork: Buckypapers clarify electrical, optical behavior of nanotubes

... foldable electronics. One key design parameter for conductive films is the so-called percolation thresholdessentially the concentration at which random two- or three-dimensional networks of nanotubes first become electrically conducting. To test theories on how both the conductance and optical ...

First tunable, 'noiseless' amplifier may boost quantum computing, communications

... new amplifier could boost the speed and precision of quantum computing and communications systems. Conventional amplifiers add unwanted noise, or random fluctuations, when they measure and boost electromagnetic signals. Amplifiers that theoretically add no noise have been demonstrated before, but the ...

Dry adhesive based on carbon nanotubes gets stronger, with directional gripping ability

... deposition process on a silicon wafer. During the pyrolytic growth of the vertically-aligned multi-walled nanotubes, the initial segments grew in random directions and formed a top layer of coiled and entangled nanotubes. This layer helped to increase the nanotube area available for contacting a ...

New knowledge about thermoelectric materials could give better energy efficiency

... - By placing a heavy atom in each nano-cage, we can reduce the crystals' ability to conduct heat. Until now we thought that it was the heavy atoms random movements in the cages that were the cause of the poor thermal conductivity, but this has been shown to not be true, explains Asger B. Abrahamsen, ...

How are herbicides discovered?

... and Life Sciences Education and is published in the 2008 issue. Surprisingly, almost all of the herbicides on the market today were discovered by random searching. Collections of chemicals from companies that make dyes, plastics, or other industrial compounds were simply sprayed on plants, and the ...

Repligen Announces Publication of Positive Results with Proprietary HDAC Inhibitor in Huntington's Disease Model

... is characterized by dysregulation in the transcription of hundreds of genes in the brain, leading to Huntington's symptoms ranging from jerky and random movements to impaired thinking and perception. Huntington's disease is a familial disease, passed from parent to child through a mutation in the ...

Alkemists Sets The Bar, Becoming a 'Green' Analytical Laboratory

... enabling multiple species cross-referencing, Alkemists has become the 'go to' lab for independent, third-party natural product analysis and random testing analysis and certification. If you'd like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please contact Elan Sudberg ...

Discovery by UC Riverside physicists could enable development of faster computers

... his research team, such a "spin reversal" can be used to control current flow. Significance of the discovery: "Electron spins are oriented at random in an ordinary electric circuit, and, therefore, do not affect current flow," explained Yan Li, the first author of the research paper, who made the ...

Sophisticated soil analysis for improved land use

... Many approaches have been used to examine soil variation at these diverse scales, but there is a common difficulty among methods in separating out random variations from systematic variations. Some of the variation observed in, say, a desert community or a handful of soil is random, but other variation ...

Many paths, few destinations: How stem cells decide what they'll be

... the same clone, individual members of that population are quite different at any given time, says Huang. This heterogeneity has usually been seen as random measurement noise, and, more recently, as gene expression noise. But it turns out to be very important, and is the basis for stem cells multipotency ...

Abbott Scientists Present a New Approach for Treating Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

... double-blind, placebo-controlled study, which used a 2 x 2 crossover design. Each subject received both placebo (PBO) and active treatment in random sequence. Five doses of ABT-089 were evaluated: 2 mg, 5 mg, 15 mg, or 40 mg once daily (QD), or 40 mg twice daily (BID). Each treatment period was 4 ...
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