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In new hybrid chip, molecules are memories

As scientists strive to satisfy the growing demand of the digital era for faster, smaller, and cheaper electronics, one of the most promising technologies is hybrids. Hybrid ICs (integrated circuits) consist ...

Aug 08, 2006 feature
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Genetic Engineering Fuses Spider Silk and Silica

Bioengineers at Tufts University have created a new fusion protein that for the first time combines the toughness of spider silk with the intricate structure of silica. The resulting nanocomposite could be used in medical ...

Jun 27, 2006
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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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