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'Nanobubbles' kill cancer cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using lasers and nanoparticles, scientists at Rice University have discovered a new technique for singling out individual diseased cells and destroying them with tiny explosions. The scientists used lasers ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Nanobacteria - Are They Alive?

Tiny particles called nanobacteria have intrigued researchers in many ways since their discovery 20 years ago, but perhaps the most controversial question they pose is whether or not they are alive.

dateApr 23, 2008 in Bio & Medicine feature
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'Accelerator on a chip' demonstrated

In an advance that could dramatically shrink particle accelerators for science and medicine, researchers used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional technology in a nanostructured ...

dateSep 27, 2013 in Nanophysics
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'Buckypaper': stronger than steel, harder than diamonds

Working with a material 10 times lighter than steel - but 250 times stronger - would be a dream come true for any engineer. If this material also had amazing properties that made it highly conductive of heat and electricity, ...

dateOct 20, 2005 in
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Quantum information can be negative

Even the most ignorant cannot know less than nothing. After all, negative knowledge makes no sense. But, although this may be true in the everyday world we are accustomed to, it has been discovered that negative knowledge ...

dateAug 04, 2005 in
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New super strong alloy discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- International team of researchers has discovered a new super-strength light alloy and had their key findings published in Nature Communications.

dateSep 08, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Designing for New Dimensions

Rensselaer researchers reach for new heights with 3-D chip technology The past 40 years have seen great advances in computer technology, largely involving the size and speed of the circuits that process and stor ...

dateJul 18, 2005 in
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