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Nanopore Method Could Revolutionize Genome Sequencing

A team led by physicists at the University of California, San Diego has shown the feasibility of a fast, inexpensive technique to sequence DNA as it passes through tiny pores. The advance brings personalized, ...

Apr 06, 2006
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'Nano skins' show promise as flexible electronic devices

A team of researchers has developed a new process to make flexible, conducting 'nano skins' for a variety of applications, from electronic paper to sensors for detecting chemical and biological agents. The ...

Mar 01, 2006
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Scientists build 'single-atom transistor'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Helsinki University of Technology (Finland), University of New South Wales (Australia), and University of Melbourne (Australia) have succeeded in building a working transistor, ...

Dec 06, 2009
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'Nanorust' cleans arsenic from drinking water

The discovery of unexpected magnetic interactions between ultrasmall specks of rust is leading scientists at Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN) to develop a revolutionary, low-cost ...

Nov 09, 2006
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