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New geothermal heat extraction process to deliver clean power generation

RICHLAND, Wash. A new method for capturing significantly more heat from low-temperature geothermal resources holds promise for generating virtually pollution-free electrical energy. Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will determine if their innovative a...

Assay Designs(TM), Inc. Announces Release of First Available Product for Multiplex Analysis of Heat Shock Proteins

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Assay Designs, Inc., a leading provider of immunoassay kits, antibodies, and reagents to the life science and translational research markets, has announced the release of the first commercially available multiplex assay dedicated to the analysis of heat sho...

'Nanosculpture' could enable new types of heat pumps and energy converters

Troy, N.Y. A new technique for growing single-crystal nanorods and controlling their shape using biomolecules could enable the development of smaller, more powerful heat pumps and devices that harvest electricity from heat. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered how to...

NexGenix Pharmaceuticals Presents Data on a Novel Small Molecule Inhibitor of Heat Shock Protein 90 (Hsp90) at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR); Scientific Advisory Board Chairman Tyler Jacks Named President-elect

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- NexGenix Pharmaceuticals, presented data on its Hsp90 inhibitor program today at the Annual Meeting of the AACR in San Diego today. The company presented data in the experimental therapeutics session on NXD30001, one of several novel, radicicol-based Hsp90 in...

NC State breakthrough results in super-hard nanocrystalline iron that can take the heat

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a substance far stronger and harder than conventional iron, and which retains these properties under extremely high temperatures opening the door to a wide variety of potential applications, such as engine components that are exposed to ...

Feeling the heat

Energy now lost as heat during the production of electricity could be harnessed through the use of silicon nanowires synthesized via a technique developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California ...

Stem-cell debate, wireless access and other endeavors heat up

Before we launch into our full annual review of 2005, here's a quick recap of some of the developments in the last quarter. Next week we'll expand our scope and republish some of our best and most-read news stories, commentary and analysis this year. Stem cells They could be called Wisconsi...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...l the interactions between light, electricity, and heat at the nanoscale for improved solar energy conversion, solid-state lighting, and conversion of heat into electricity. Columbia University (New Yor...ntial use as materials to convert solar energy and heat to electricity. University of North Carolina (...

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

...tric current actually gets to the wires leading out of the cell. The number of bubbles and channels and their configuration can be altered by how much heat is applied and for how long. The exact structure of the bubbles and channels is critical to the solar cell's performance, but the relationship bet...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

...ent is typically used to remove the pores, but the heat has little effect on the zeolite, which is stable...., break up and are removed during heating. This heat processing must be carried out after the formation...a postdoctoral researcher. "In short, this type of heat treatment may chemically glue the crystal domains ...

BP and Verenium Announce Vercipia Biofuels to Advance the Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol

...renium.com. About BP BP is of one of the world's largest energy companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. It is the largest oil and gas producer in the U.S. and one of the largest r...

Spectrum Announces Fetal Bovine Serum Product Line

...tralia. In addition to untreated premium FBS, secondary treatments such as heat inactivation, dialysis, or gamma irradiation are available as standard cata...s. In addition to untreated premium FBS, secondary treatments such as heat inactivation, dialysis, or gamma irradiation are available as standard cata...

4th BTLtec Conference on 24-25 Sep in Graz, Austria features Biomass to Liquids Innovators Sharing Updates on Pyrolysis and Gasification Technologies, Syngas Application, BTL Value Chain and a Site Visit to the Biomass CHP Gussing Plant.

...the program, an optional half-day site visit to the Biomass CHP Plant in Güssing, Austria is also planned on the September 25, 2009. The combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Güssing, Austria started operations in January 2002. The plant has a fuel capacity of 8 MW and an electrical output of a...

Laser technology creates new forms of metal and enhances aircraft performance

... than the liquid's molecules bond to each other. The end result is the formation of a new kind of metal that can cool the plane's electronic brain and heat pumps and allow the craft to retain dominance over any enemy that is also in flight. Currently, the researchers need only about half an hour to ch...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

... allowing considerable control over the vein area being treated. Endovenous Laser Treatment (ELT): A minimally-invasive procedure that uses heat from a guided laser to close varicose veins. A small optic fiber is inserted through a needle into the varicose vein under ultrasound guidance. The la...

Hill-Rom Innovative Envision(R) E700 Wound Surface Receives Gold Medical Device Excellence Award

...reasing air circulation and flow beneath the patient. In turn, the high moisture vapor permeable, stain resistant cover improves the ability to manage heat and moisture directly beneath the patient. The product also offers PressureSmart(TM) Sensing Technology that senses the patient position in real time,...

Australia: Face Mask That Kills Swine Flu Readied for Australian Pandemic Fight

...demic logistics. Apart from being as affordable as standard masks, it is resistant to fungal contamination and extreme conditions, including humidity, heat or cold. It is flat-packed and can be surge manufactured. "We are working with Australian retailers and distributors to get the BioMask and our other ...

Syngenta Acquires Innovative Bio-Control Technology to Improve Usable Crop Yields

...rkets the product Afla-Guard(R), which is aimed at reducing aflatoxin, a toxin that can develop in crops such as corn and peanuts, particularly during heat and drought stress. "The acquisition of this technology adds an important biological crop protection technology to the Syngenta portfolio, furth...

Plenish™ High Oleic Soybean Oil Offers Trans Fat Solution with Superior Performance

...is a perfect fit for food companies looking to meet consumer demand for zero trans fat with a functionally superior oil that offers high oxidative and heat stability," Knowlton said. "Plenish™ high oleic soybean oil provides the stability and performance of partially hydrogenated oil with...

Ganeden Biotech, Liquid Health Labs Unveil New Drink Technology

... digestive health and boost immunity. Unlike many probiotic strains currently found in popular yogurt brands, Ganeden BC30 (R) is able to survive the heat and pressure of manufacturing processes, as well as the acidic stomach environment. The protection of the bacteria by a naturally-occurring hardened s...

Biomimetic-engineering design can replace spaghetti tangle of nanotubes in novel material

...the nano requires finding a means to dissipate the heat output of this tiny gadgetry. In a paper appea...using a thermal material that naturally dissipates heat from the device's center through a hierarchical br...are characterized by extremely small, high-density heat sources that can't be cooled by traditional means....

New Online Tutorial for DAVID

...sp; to upload a gene list to DAVID to select annotation categories to perform and interpret functional analyses to visualize data using heat maps to translate gene lists into other identifications To find out more about these and other tutorial suites visit the OpenHelix Tutorial...

Visual i/o Combines Advanced Dynamic Visual Business Intelligence and Search Through New Software

...cs, Budgeting and Planning, Dashboarding, and more): Visual i/o Features:   Provides interactive views (Gantt charts, bubble charts, heat maps) of complex data contained within Cognos databases Easy-to-use controls and filters allow users to interactively investigate data in real time...

New nanotube coating enables novel laser power meter

...coating of carbon nanotubestiny cylinders made of carbon atomswhich conduct heat hundreds of times better than conventional detector coating materials. ...e a spinning mirror directs the light over a large area and distributes the heat uniformly. The cavity is lined with a NIST-developed coating made of multiw...

Solutia Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...; and technical specialties including the Flexsys(R) family of chemicals for the rubber industry, Skydrol(R) aviation hydraulic fluid and Therminol(R) heat transfer fluid. Solutia's businesses are world leaders in each of their market segments. With its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, the comp...

Dozens of New Clean Technology and Nanotech Products Unveiled at TechConnect World Expo in Houston, Texas, May 5-6

...ener" and more cost effective. NanoScape AG (booth 345): is showcasing recently developed adsorbers for dehumidification systems & heat pumps; new additives for water purification membranes and selective air filters; and coatings for gas separation membranes. NanoTox (booth...

Fincor (FINC) Makes a Share Transfer and Enters the Market With ACTRx a New Malaria and Dengue Fever Treatment

...nsistently delivers the highest purity product water at the lowest overall cost with a minimum of maintenance. Allowing the liquid to become the heat source, rather than a hot surface as in conventional applications eliminates the problems of scale build-up and fouling associated with the heating of...

New 'near-field' radiation therapy promises relief for overheating laptops

... the instrument's power and capacity increase. But heat generated by electric current can cause the circui...professor of physics, a laptop in use can generate heat faster than an everyday hotplate and almost as fas...or. Developing better methods to dissipate this heat has been listed as a "grand challenge" for modern ...

Physicists discover important step for making light crystals

...compress the atoms in an optical lattice until the heat is squeezed out of them -- and into a surrounding ...e-Einstein condensate (BEC), which will absorb the heat and evaporate it away. "It is absolutely essent...s in an optical lattice by literally squeezing the heat out of them and into a surrounding BEC, which acts...

X marks the spot: Ions coldly go through NIST trap junction

... over 100,000 times. Ion transport through a junction has been reported once before, but the ions in the NIST trap received over 10 million times less heat than the earlier effort. The low heating, achieved through careful control and reductions in electrical noise, minimizes a major source of computation...

Just Say No To Charcoal! New Eco-Friendly Alternative Grills Faster, Burns Cleaner And Greener

...it, the disk will continue to burn for at least 40 minutes--ample time to cook any burger, hot dog, porterhouse or chicken breast. While the FlameDisk heat output is similar to charcoal, it creates no ash or soot, meaning there's no messy cleanup. After the solid ethanol fuel burns out, the FlameDisk cool...

UB engineers prove that carbon nanotubes are superior to metals for electronics

...prove that in carbon nanotubes, higher current density does not lead to electromigration and thermomigration; it also produces just one percent of the heat produced by traditional metals, such as copper. Basaran will present the findings in November when he delivers a keynote lecture at the American Soc...

Slimmer, stickier nanorods give boost to 3-D computer chips

...ei-I Wang, research associate at Rensselaer's Center for Integrated Electronics. "Slimmer nanorods, by virtue of their smaller diameters, require less heat to anneal. These lower temperatures won't damage or degrade the delicate semiconductors. The end result is a less expensive, more reliable device." ...

Paper electrified by copper particles

...reater than the number of atoms inside the material, which, among other things, makes the melting temperature of nanomaterials very low. With suitable heat treatment (sintering), the particles manufactured by the research group can be made to form electricity-conducting layers and patterns on paper. ...

Nanotubes find niche in electric switches

...100,000 nanometers in diameter. In addition to being small, nanotubes are also extremely lightweight and durable, and they are excellent conductors of heat and electricity. Because of these properties, the researchers decided to test nanotubes as brush contacts. Brush contacts are conducting pads held ...

CEL-SCI Corporation to Launch Aseptic Filling for Stem Cell Produced Therapies and Other Biological Products

...developed for unmet medical needs (e. g., Avastin, Erbitux, Rituxan, Herceptin, Copaxon, etc.) are biologics. Biologics are usually very sensitive to heat and quickly lose their biological activity if exposed to room or elevated temperature for various periods of time. These elevated temperatures may al...

Canadian Government Announces Funding for Leading Biotechnology Firm's Project

...logy(R) (YPT(R)) and other traits that stabilize seed yields in drought and heat conditions and improve seed size. "Current assessments for the North Amer...weatherproof food and non-food biofuel crops through periods of drought and heat stress resulting in more abundant, consistent and cost-effective harvests f...

Ecologists propose first prevention for white-nose syndrome death in bats

...y help save the affected bats: providing localized heat sources to the hibernating animals. "We have n...s and survive the winter is to provide them with a heat source, so they don't have to create as much body heat when they rouse. Bats often fly to the warmest par...

Latest issue of Science: Nanosonar uses electrons to measure under the surface

...lity, so to speak," explained Prof. Stefan Blgel, Director at the Jlich Institute of Solid State Research. Important properties, such as conductivity, heat capacity and magnetism, are determined by them. On the Fermi surfaces inside the atomic union, high-energy electrons are in motion. Depending on what ...

Latest issue of Science: Nano-sonar uses electrons to measure under the surface

...lity, so to speak," explained Prof. Stefan Blgel, Director at the Jlich Institute of Solid State Research. Important properties, such as conductivity, heat capacity and magnetism, are determined by them. On the Fermi surfaces inside the atomic union, high-energy electrons are in motion. Depending on what ...
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