Driving the performance of nanosystems to the limit

A joint CEA / University of Grenoble-Alpes research team, together with international partners, has developed a diagnostic technique capable of identifying performance problems in nanoresonators, a type of nanodetector used ...

Nanomaterials to preserve ancient works of art

Little would we know about history if it weren't for books and works of art. But as time goes by, conserving this evidence of the past is becoming more and more of a struggle. Could this all change thanks to the NANOFORART ...

Lab tests made cheaper with chips

(Phys.org) —University of New South Wales PhD candidate Ryan Pawell hopes a manufacturing technique he created will cut the cost of medical diagnostics to a few dollars per experiment or test.

NIST shows how to make a compact frequency comb in minutes

Laser frequency combs-high-precision tools for measuring different colors of light in an ever-growing range of applications such as advanced atomic clocks, medical diagnostics and astronomy-are not only getting smaller but ...

Live pathogens: Rapid detection technique developed

(Phys.org)—Los Alamos researchers have developed a better technique for quick detection of live pathogens in the field. Identification of viable bacteria in a complex environment is scientifically challenging. Current detection ...

Enzyme discovery may lead to better tests for tuberculosis

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health have identified an enzyme that will trigger the rapid breakdown of several mycobacteria species, including the bacteria known ...

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