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Public Release: 16-Nov-2015
Optics Letters
'Tuning in' to a fast and optimized internet
The path toward an even faster internet has been hindered by energy consumption and cost per optical component. Researchers from Université Laval in Québec, have designed a tunable filter -- an important component of high-capacity optical networks -- that should save both money and energy because it can be readily integrated onto a photonic chip.

Contact: Rebecca Andersen
RAndersen@osa.org
202-416-1443
The Optical Society

Public Release: 16-Nov-2015
Nano Letters
Rice makes light-driven nanosubmarine
Rice University scientists build nanoscale submarines powered by light.
National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Welch Foundation, North Carolina State University

Contact: David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327
Rice University

Public Release: 16-Nov-2015
Nature Nanotechnology
Quantum computer coding in silicon now possible
A team of Australian engineers has proven -- with the highest score ever obtained -- that a quantum version of computer code can be written, and manipulated, using two quantum bits in a silicon microchip. The advance removes lingering doubts that such operations can be made reliably enough to allow powerful quantum computers to become a reality.
Australian Research Council, US Army Research Office, Australian National Fabrication Facility, State Government of New South Wales, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, University of New South Wales

Contact: Andrea Morello
a.morello@unsw.edu.au
61-422-543-261
University of New South Wales

Public Release: 16-Nov-2015
Nature Physics
Pioneering research boosts graphene revolution
Pioneering new research by the University of Exeter could pave the way for miniaturized optical circuits and increased internet speeds, by helping accelerate the 'graphene revolution.'

Contact: Duncan Sandes
pressoffice@exeter.ac.uk
44-013-927-22062
University of Exeter

Public Release: 13-Nov-2015
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Researchers design and patent graphene biosensors
The US Patent Office has recently published the patent application (no. US 2015/0301039), which was filed by the MIPT in May this year and is titled Biological Sensor and a Method of the Production of Biological Sensor. In Russia, this development is already protected by the patent No. 2527699 with a priority date of February 20, 2013. The key feature of the sensor is the use of a linking layer for biomolecule immobilization comprising a thin film of graphene or graphene oxide.

Contact: Valerii Roizen
roizen@phystech.edu
7-926-857-8141
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Public Release: 12-Nov-2015
Nature Communications
Photons on a chip set new paths for secure communications
Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne have helped crack the code to ultra-secure telecommunications of the future in an international research project that could also expedite the advent of quantum computing.

Contact: Greg Thom
greg.thom@rmit.edu.au
RMIT University

Public Release: 12-Nov-2015
NYU chemist Seeman wins 2016 Franklin Award
New York University chemist Nadrian Seeman has been awarded the 2016 Franklin Award in chemistry for his pioneering work in founding the field of DNA nanotechnology.

Contact: James Devitt
james.devitt@nyu.edu
212-998-6808
New York University

Public Release: 12-Nov-2015
Science
Miniaturizable magnetic resonance
A garnet crystal only one micrometer in diameter was instrumental in a University of Alberta team of physicists creating a route to 'lab-on-a-chip' technology for magnetic resonance, a tool to simplify advanced magnetic analysis for device development and interdisciplinary science. 'To most, a gem so tiny would be worthless, but to us, it's priceless,' says Mark Freeman, University of Alberta physics professor and Canada Research Chair in condensed matter physics. 'It was the perfect testbed for this new method.'

Contact: Jennifer Pascoe
jennifer.pascoe@ualberta.ca
780-492-8813
University of Alberta

Public Release: 11-Nov-2015
New nebuliser set to replace the need for jabs
A revolutionary nebuliser developed by RMIT University in researchers in Melbourne, could one day deliver life-saving cancer drugs and vaccines traditionally given by injection.

Contact: Greg Thom
greg.thom@rmit.edu.au
049-930-1905
RMIT University

Public Release: 11-Nov-2015
Scientific Reports
Light wave technique an advance for optical research
RMIT University researchers in Melbourne have developed artificial microflowers that self-assemble in water and mimic the natural blooming process, an important step for advances in frontier-edge electronics.

Contact: Gosia Kaszubska
gosia.kaszubska@rmit.edu.au
041-751-0735
RMIT University

Public Release: 11-Nov-2015
ACS Nano
Quantum dots made from fool's gold boost battery performance
Vanderbilt engineers have discovered that adding quantum dots made from fool's gold to the electrodes of standard lithium batteries can substantially boost their performance.
National Science Foundation

Contact: David F. Salisbury
david.salisbury@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-6803
Vanderbilt University

Public Release: 11-Nov-2015
Journal of Biophotonics
CCNY researchers open 'Golden Window' in deep brain imaging
The neuroscience community is saluting the creation of a 'Golden Window' for deep brain imaging by researchers at The City College of New York led by biomedical engineer Lingyan Shi. This is a first for brain imaging, said Shi, a research associate in City College's Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers, and the biology department.

Contact: Jay Mwamba
jmwamba@ccny.cuny.edu
212-650-7580
City College of New York

Public Release: 11-Nov-2015
57th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics
Made to order: Researchers discover a new form of crystalline matter
The new Magnetized Dusty Plasma Experiment recently discovered a new form of crystalline-like matter in strongly magnetized dusty plasma.
US Department of Energy, National Science Foundation

Contact: Saralyn Stewart
stewart@physics.utexas.edu
512-694-2320
American Physical Society

Public Release: 11-Nov-2015
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Dendrimer technology gets a grip on cell proteins, could improve cancer treatment
Purdue researchers have devised a way to capture the finer details of complex cell processes by using tiny synthetic particles known as dendrimers, a technology that could lead to more targeted treatment for cancer.
National Institutes of Health, Purdue University Center for Cancer Research

Contact: Natalie van Hoose
nvanhoos@purdue.edu
765-496-2050
Purdue University

Public Release: 10-Nov-2015
ACS Nano
Revolutionary new weapon in air pollution fight
People could soon be using their smartphones to combat a deadly form of air pollution, thanks to a potentially life-saving breakthrough by RMIT University researchers.

Contact: Greg Thom
greg.thom@rmit.edu.au
049-930-1905
RMIT University

Public Release: 10-Nov-2015
ASN Kidney Week 2015
Nanotechnology advances could pave way for implantable artificial kidney
New advances in nanopore technology could lead to the development of a surgically implantable, artificial kidney. The research, a collaboration between UCSF and Vanderbilt University, was presented at ASN Kidney Week 2015 Nov. 3-8 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif.

Contact: Kurtis Pivert
kpivert@asn-online.org
202-699-0238
American Society of Nephrology

Public Release: 10-Nov-2015
Nano Letters
Onion-like layers help this efficient new nanoparticle glow
A new, onion-like nanoparticle could open new frontiers in biomaging, solar energy harvesting and light-based security techniques.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research, National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, Ministry of Science and Technology in China, and others

Contact: Charlotte Hsu
chsu22@buffalo.edu
716-645-4655
University at Buffalo

Public Release: 10-Nov-2015
University of Waterloo invention wins International James Dyson Award
Voltera V-One, a custom circuit board printer developed by University of Waterloo engineering students, has taken top prize in this year's International James Dyson Award competition, beating out a record 710 entries from 20 countries.

Contact: Nick Manning
nmanning@uwaterloo.ca
226-929-7627
University of Waterloo

Public Release: 10-Nov-2015
Acta Biomaterialia
Sea urchin spurs new ideas for lightweight materials
Materials researchers love sea creatures. Mother-of-pearl provokes ideas for smooth surfaces, clams inspire gluey substances, shark's skin is used to develop materials that reduce drag in water, and so on. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Chemistry have now found a model for strong, lightweight materials by diving below the sea surface to investigate a sea urchin cousin known as the heart urchin.

Contact: Jes Andersen
jean@science.ku.dk
452-360-1140
Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen

Public Release: 10-Nov-2015
New Journal of Physics
Microwave field imaging using diamond and vapor cells
Microwave field imaging is becoming increasingly important, as microwaves play an essential role in modern communications technology and can also be used in medical diagnostics. Researchers from the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel have now independently developed two new methods for imaging microwave fields. Both methods exploit the change in spin states induced by an applied microwave field, as reported by the researchers in the 'New Journal of Physics.'

Contact: Yannik Sprecher
yannik.sprecher@unibas.ch
41-612-672-424
University of Basel

Public Release: 9-Nov-2015
Lab on a Chip
Using microfluidic devices to sort stem cells
By transporting stem cell clusters through a micro-scale, spiral-shaped device, Northwestern University researchers found they can safely isolate single stem cells.
National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Megan Fellman
fellman@northwestern.edu
847-491-3115
Northwestern University

Public Release: 9-Nov-2015
Nature Communications
A new way to look at MOFs
An international collaboration led by Berkeley Lab's Omar Yaghi has developed a technique called 'gas adsorption crystallography' that provides a new way to study the process by which metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are able to store immense volumes of gases such a carbon dioxide, hydrogen and methane.

Contact: Lynn Yarris
lcyarris@lbl.gov
510-486-5375
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Public Release: 9-Nov-2015
UTA physicists use beams of antimatter to investigate advanced materials
Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington are developing a next generation positron beam facility that will enable them to analyze the properties of advanced materials for future electronics applications such as ultra compact high-speed computers and ultra small high-powered batteries.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Louisa Kellie
louisa.kellie@uta.edu
817-524-8926
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 9-Nov-2015
Nature Biotechnology
Implantable wireless devices trigger -- and may block -- pain signals
Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable devices that can activate -- and, in theory, block -- pain signals in the body and spinal cord before those signals reach the brain. The researchers, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, said the implants one day may be used in different parts of the body to fight pain that doesn't respond to other therapies.
National Institutes of Health Director's Transformative Research Award, NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Jim Dryden
jdryden@wustl.edu
314-286-0110
Washington University School of Medicine

Public Release: 9-Nov-2015
Advanced Materials
New technology colors in the infrared rainbow
Duke researchers have devised a technology that can bring true color to infrared imaging systems, like the one the Predator used to track Arnold Schwarzenegger through the jungle. Rather than creating images based on the amount of infrared radiation detected, these cameras could detect different wavelengths -- or colors -- of the infrared spectrum, which would capture much more information about the objects being imaged, such as their chemical composition.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Contact: Ken Kingery
ken.kingery@duke.edu
919-660-8414
Duke University

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