News tagged with nanoscience

Improved model of molecular bonding

(Phys.org)—Material properties and interactions are largely determined by the binding and unbinding of their constituent molecules, but the standard model used to interpret data on the formation and rupturing ...

dateSep 06, 2012 in Materials Science
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Fighting cancer with nanotechnology

Imagine a test that sifts through millions of molecules in a drop of a patient's blood to detect a telltale protein signature of a cancer subtype, or a drug ferry that doesn't release its toxic contents until it slips inside ...

dateMar 14, 2012 in Bio & Medicine
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Nanoscale spin waves can replace microwaves

A group of scientists from the University of Gothenburg and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, have become the first group in the world to demonstrate that theories about nanoscale spin waves ...

dateSep 07, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Nano detector for deadly anthrax

An automatic and portable detector that takes just fifteen minutes to analyze a sample suspected of contamination with anthrax is being developed by US researchers. The technology amplifies any anthrax DNA present in the ...

dateJul 06, 2011 in Analytical Chemistry
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Scaling up: The future of nanoscience

In the late 1950s, Richard Feynman famously imagined a science where researchers and engineers could achieve remarkable feats by manipulating matter and creating structures all the way down to the level of individual atoms.

dateJan 12, 2011 in Nanophysics
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