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Public Release: 12-Feb-2013
PLOS Medicine
More evidence needed for scale up of mobile device technology in health
Despite the hundreds of pilot studies using mobile health -- also known as 'mHealth'', which describe medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices -- there is insufficient evidence to inform the widespread implementation and scale-up of this technology, according to international researchers writing in this week's PLOS Medicine.

Contact: Sumrina Yousufzai
syousufzai@plos.org
415-568-3164
PLOS

Public Release: 11-Feb-2013
Angewandte Chemie
Carbon sponge could soak up coal emissions
Emissions from coal power stations could be drastically reduced by a new, energy-efficient material that adsorbs large amounts of carbon dioxide, then releases it when exposed to sunlight.
Science and Industry Endowment Fund

Contact: Emily Walker
emily.walker@monash.edu
61-399-034-844
Monash University

Public Release: 11-Feb-2013
Innovative semiconductor device researcher at NJIT to receive professional award
For innovative research on semiconductor devices, NJIT Professor Durgamadhab Misra, the associate chair for graduate programs in the Newark College of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will receive two Division Awards next May, the 2013 Electronic and Photonic Division Award and the 2013 Thomas D. Collinan Award from the Dielectric Science and Technology Division of the Electrochemical Society (ECS). Misra is an ECS Fellow.

Contact: Sheryl Weinstein
973-596-3436
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 11-Feb-2013
INRS researchers at the Global Young Academy
Professor and director Federico Rosei and researchers Marco Peccianti and Alberto Vomiero from the Centre Energie Materiaux Telecommunications of INRS were recently elected as members of the Global Young Academy.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
INRS

Public Release: 11-Feb-2013
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Visualizing biological networks in 4-D
Every great structure depends on specific mechanical properties to remain strong and reliable. Rigidity is of particular importance for maintaining the robust functionality of everything from colossal edifices to the tiniest of nanoscale structures. In biological nanostructures, like DNA networks, it has been difficult to measure this stiffness, which is essential to their properties and functions. But scientists at Caltech have developed techniques for visualizing the behavior of biological nanostructures in both space and time.
National Science Foundation, Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Contact: Deborah Williams-Hedges
debwms@caltech.edu
626-395-3227
California Institute of Technology

Public Release: 11-Feb-2013
Nature Nanotechnology
Artificial atoms allow for magnetic resonance on individual cells
Researchers from Institute of Photonic Sciences, collaborating with CSIC and Macquarie University, have developed a technique similar to the MRI but has higher resolution and sensitivity, which has the ability to scan individual cells.
Cellex Barcelona

Contact: Albert Mundet
albert.mundet@icfo.eu
34-935-542-246
ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences

Public Release: 11-Feb-2013
Nature Physics
Invisible tool enables new quantum experiments
Physicists around Philipp Haslinger and Markus Arndt at the University of Vienna have now succeeded in constructing a novel matter wave interferometer which enables new quantum studies with a broad class of particles, including atoms, molecules and nanoparticles. These lumps of matter are exposed to three pulsed laser light gratings which are invisible to the human eye, exist only for a billionth of a second and never simultaneously. The new results are reported in the advanced online issue of Nature Physics.

Contact: Philipp Haslinger
philipp.haslinger@univie.ac.at
43-142-775-1173
University of Vienna

Public Release: 8-Feb-2013
German Academic Exchange Service funds international project on spintronics
Over the next four years, the SpinNet network will be funded with about EUR 1 million from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research for cooperation with international partners for research into energy-efficient information technology.
German Academic Exchange Service

Contact: Mathias Kläui
mainz@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-23633
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 7-Feb-2013
UT Arlington bioengineer to use hybrid imaging system to see deep tissue
A UT Arlington bioengineer has been awarded a $407,163 National Science Foundation Early Career Development grant to use light and sound to produce an accurate image of a patient's deep tissue.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Herb Booth
hbooth@uta.edu
817-272-7075
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 7-Feb-2013
Nano Letters
Boston College researchers' unique nanostructure produces novel 'plasmonic halos'
Boston College researchers report developing a unique nanostructure capable of filtering visible light into "plasmonic halos" of desired color output.
W.M. Keck Foundation

Contact: Ed Hayward
ed.hayward@bc.edu
617-552-4826
Boston College

Public Release: 7-Feb-2013
New Journal of Physics
Researchers create 'building block' of quanutm networks
A proof-of-concept device that could pave the way for on-chip optical quantum networks has been created by a group of researchers from the US.

Contact: Michael Bishop
michael.bishop@iop.org
01-179-301-032
Institute of Physics

Public Release: 6-Feb-2013
Applied Physics A
High-energy X-rays shine light on mystery of Picasso's paints
The Art Institute of Chicago teamed up with Argonne National Laboratory to unravel a decades-long debate among art scholars about what kind of paint Picasso used to create his masterpieces.
Department of Energy

Contact: Tona Kunz
tkunz@anl.gov
630-252-5560
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

Public Release: 6-Feb-2013
Nature
Improved X-ray microscopic imaging
X-ray microscopy requires radiation of extremely high quality. In order to obtain sharp images instrument and sample must stay absolutely immobile even at the nanometer scale during the recording. Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen and the Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen, Switzerland, have now developed a method that relaxes these hard restrictions. Even fluctuations in the material can be visualized. The renowned journal Nature now reports on their results.
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, European Research Council

Contact: Andreas Battenberg
battenberg@zv.tum.de
49-892-891-0510
Technische Universitaet Muenchen

Public Release: 6-Feb-2013
Nano Today
Tiny capsule effectively kills cancer cells
Devising a method for more precise and less invasive treatment of cancer tumors, a team led by researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has developed a degradable nanoscale shell to carry proteins to cancer cells and stunt the growth of tumors without damaging healthy cells.

Contact: Bill Kisliuk
bkisliuk@support.ucla.edu
310-206-0540
University of California - Los Angeles

Public Release: 6-Feb-2013
Nature Scientific Reports
A genetic device performs DNA diagnosis
A biological device made of DNA inserted into a bacterial cell works like a tiny diagnostic computer.

Contact: Yivsam Azgad
news@weizmann.ac.il
972-893-43856
Weizmann Institute of Science

Public Release: 6-Feb-2013
ACS Nano
Widely used nanoparticles enter soybean plants from farm soil
Two of the most widely used nanoparticles accumulate in soybeans -- second only to corn as a key food crop in the United States -- in ways previously shown to have the potential to adversely affect the crop yields and nutritional quality, a new study has found. It appears in the journal ACS Nano.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 5-Feb-2013
2012: The Webb telescope's big year of progress
The James Webb Space Telescope marked another year of significant progress in 2012 as flight instrumentation was completed and delivered to NASA.
NASA, Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency

Contact: Lynn Chandler
Lynn.chandler-1@nasa.gov
301-286-2806
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 5-Feb-2013
Electronic Imaging 2013
New modeling approach transforms imaging technologies
Researchers are improving the performance of technologies ranging from medical CT scanners to digital cameras using a system of models to extract specific information from huge collections of data and then reconstructing images like a jigsaw puzzle. The new approach is called model-based iterative reconstruction, or MBIR.
US Air Force Research Laboratory

Contact: Emil Venere
venere@purdue.edu
765-494-4709
Purdue University

Public Release: 5-Feb-2013
Nano Letters
Light-emitting triangles may have applications in optical technology
For the first time, scientists have created single layers of a naturally occurring rare mineral called tungstenite, which they have used to produce a sheet of stacked sulfur and tungsten atoms with unusual photoluminescent properties and with potential for use in optical technologies such as light detectors and lasers.
US Army Research Office, Penn State University

Contact: Barbara Kennedy
science@psu.edu
814-863-4682
Penn State

Public Release: 5-Feb-2013
Nature Materials
Giving transplanted cells a nanotech checkup
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have devised a way to detect whether cells previously transplanted into a living animal are alive or dead, an innovation they say is likely to speed the development of cell replacement therapies for conditions such as liver failure and type 1 diabetes. As reported in the Mar. issue of Nature Materials, the study used nanoscale pH sensors and MRI machines to tell if liver cells injected into mice survived over time.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Contact: Shawna Williams
shawna@jhmi.edu
410-955-8236
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Public Release: 5-Feb-2013
Langmuir
Achilles heel: Popular drug-carrying nanoparticles get trapped in bloodstream
Many medically minded researchers are in hot pursuit of designs that will allow drug-carrying nanoparticles to navigate tissues and the interiors of cells, but University of Michigan engineers have discovered that these particles have another hurdle to overcome: escaping the bloodstream.
American Heart Association, National Science Foundation

Contact: Kate McAlpine
kmca@umich.edu
734-763-4386
University of Michigan

Public Release: 5-Feb-2013
American Physical Society elected physicist Markus Aspelmeyer as a Fellow
Markus Aspelmeyer, Professor of Quantum Information on the Nanoscale at the University of Vienna, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his outstanding contributions to experimental quantum information, quantum optics and quantum foundations.

Contact: Barbara Suchanek
vcq@quantum.at
43-142-777-2545
University of Vienna

Public Release: 5-Feb-2013
Nature Communications
Using single quantum dots to probe nanowires
Plasmonic antennas will help image and detect bio-particles. This new research helps establish this approach.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, National Science Foundation, PFS, Naval Research Applied Electromagnetics Center

Contact: Phillip F. Schewe
pschewe@umd.edu
301-405-0989
Joint Quantum Institute

Public Release: 4-Feb-2013
PLOS ONE
MU scientists build harness for powerful radiation cancer therapy
In a new study, University of Missouri researchers have demonstrated the ability to harness powerful radioactive particles and direct them toward small cancer tumors while doing negligible damage to healthy organs and tissues.

Contact: Christian Basi
BasiC@missouri.edu
573-882-4430
University of Missouri-Columbia

Public Release: 4-Feb-2013
$5 million to improve electronic devices
Five University of California, Riverside professors will receive a total of $5 million as part of a $35 million research center aimed at developing materials and structures that could enable more energy efficient computers, mobile phones, and other electronic devices.

Contact: Sean Nealon
sean.nealon@ucr.edu
951-827-1287
University of California - Riverside

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