Archive: 1/07/2011

Nanowires offer opportunities for improved LEDs

Researchers from Dutch FOM Institute AMOLF, together with colleagues from Philips Research, Eindhoven University of Technology and Delft University of Technology, have made special nanostructures that could be used as light-emitting ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Stopping malignancy in its tracks

An unusual chemical compound isolated from a mud-dwelling fungus found in a soil sample collected in Daejeon, South Korea, could lead to a new family of antitumor drugs. Discovered by teams led by Jong Seog Ahn at the Korea ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Is the American dream dying?

Stars and stripes. Fireworks. Red, white and blue. For many Americans, summertime is a colorful celebration of freedom, independence and patriotism – particularly around the 4th of July.

dateJul 01, 2011 in Economics & Business
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Embracing superficial imperfections

Chemists normally work rigorously to exclude impurities from their reactions. This is especially true for scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) experiments that can produce atomic-scale images of surfaces. Using STM to investigate ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Materials Science
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