Archive: 15/10/2008

Gold Nanostars Outshine the Competition

(PhysOrg.com) -- Novel nanoparticles being tested at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have researchers seeing stars. In a recent paper,* NIST scientists used surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) to ...

dateOct 15, 2008 in Nanophysics
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Smart fabrics, the new black

(PhysOrg.com) -- Smart fabrics and intelligent textiles – material that incorporates cunning molecules or clever electronics – is thriving and European research efforts are tackling some of the sector’s toughest challenges.

dateOct 15, 2008 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Revealing the evolutionary history of threatened sea turtles

It's confirmed: Even though flatback turtles dine on fish, shrimp, and mollusks, they are closely related to primarily herbivorous green sea turtles. New genetic research carried out by Eugenia Naro-Maciel, a Marine Biodiversity ...

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