News tagged with scanning electron microscope

Creating a Captivating Cage for Carbon

(PhysOrg.com) -- A tough, hard-working particle known as ZIF-8 that can selectively remove carbon dioxide from a complex mixture of gases was designed by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. ...

May 11, 2010
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An easy way to see the world's thinnest material

It's been used to dye the Chicago River green on St. Patrick's Day. It's been used to find latent blood stains at crime scenes. And now researchers at Northwestern University have used it to examine the thinnest material ...

Dec 23, 2009
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Tiny robots get a grip on nanotubes

(PhysOrg.com) -- How do you handle the tiny components needed for constructing nanoscale devices? A European consortium has built two microrobotic demonstrators that can automatically pick up and install carbon nanotubes ...

Aug 17, 2009
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Exhibition showcases the 'art of science'

The online gallery for Princeton University's third Art of Science competition will go live Thursday, May 14, at noon EDT. An online site that allows members of the public to choose their favorite 2009 Art ...

May 14, 2009
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Solving the chalk mystery

A piece of chalk in a laboratory at the University of Stavanger in Norway may be the key to unlock a great mystery. If the mystery is solved, it will generate billions in additional income for the oil industry. Associate ...

Apr 24, 2009
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