Archive: 01/8/2007

Science funds come up short for 2007

After Congress failed to pass new budgets for the current fiscal year, scientific institutions across the United States could suffer setbacks.

dateJan 08, 2007 in Other
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The first molecular keypad lock

How can defense or intelligence agencies safeguard the security of top-secret data protected by a computation device the size of a single molecule?

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Finding Memory in Nonlinear Ionization

David Rayner and his colleagues at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada in Ottawa have shown that when transparent solids, such as glass, are ionized with short intense laser pulses the material is subtly changed.

dateJan 08, 2007 in Nanophysics feature
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Rapid, Low-Cost DNA Testing

Professor Lewis Rothberg of the University of Rochester Chemistry Department received a NYSTAR grant in August 2006 to continue working on a recent discovery by Huixiang Li, a research associate in his group: how to rapidly ...

dateJan 08, 2007 in Medical research
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