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Public Release: 7-Jan-2016
ACS Nano
Researchers gauge quantum properties of nanotubes, essential for next-gen electronics
Today, a group of scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lehigh University and Harvard University are reporting on the discovery of an important method for measuring the properties of nanotube materials using a microwave probe.
National Reconnaissance Office Director's Innovation Initiative award, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, National Science Foundation Civil Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry Award

Contact: Lori Friedman
lof214@lehigh.edu
323-377-4312
Lehigh University

Public Release: 7-Jan-2016
Nature Nanotechnology
Tiny 'flasks' speed up chemical reactions
Self-assembling nanosphere clusters may improve everything from drug synthesis to drug delivery.

Contact: Yael Edelman
yael.edelman@weizmann.ac.il
Weizmann Institute of Science

Public Release: 7-Jan-2016
Advanced Materials
Researchers ride new sound wave to health discovery
Acoustics experts have created a new class of sound wave -- the first in more than half a century -- in a breakthrough they hope could lead to a revolution in stem cell therapy.

Contact: Amgad Rezk
amgad.rezk@rmit.edu.au
61-399-252-238
RMIT University

Public Release: 6-Jan-2016
Advanced Functional Materials
Nanowalls for smartphones
Researchers at ETH Zurich have manufactured transparent electrodes for use in touchscreens using a novel nanoprinting process. The new electrodes are some of the most transparent and conductive that have ever been developed.

Contact: Dimos Poulikakos
dimos.poulikakos@ethz.ch
41-446-322-738
ETH Zurich

Public Release: 5-Jan-2016
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2016
January 2016 story tips include: Unmanned Aerial Systems Research Center at ORNL offers world of opportunities; New ORNL material offers clear advantages for consumer products and more; Hospital occupancy data helping ORNL study population distribution; Laser beams, plasmonic sensors able to detect trace biochemical compounds; ORNL devises new tool to map vegetation, wildlife habitat; ORNL software connects dots of disparate data; ORNL breaks mold with steel like none other.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 5-Jan-2016
Optics Express
New material for detecting photons captures more quantum information
Detecting individual particles of light just got a bit more precise -- by 74 picoseconds to be exact -- thanks to advances in materials by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers and their colleagues in fabricating superconducting nanowires.

Contact: Laura Ost
laura.ost@nist.gov
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Public Release: 5-Jan-2016
Scientific Reports
New bimetallic alloy nanoparticles for printed electronic circuits
A Toyohashi Tech researcher, in cooperation with researchers at Duke University, has invented a production method for oxidation-resistant copper alloy nanoparticles for printed electronics. These novel nanoparticles were produced by an environmentally friendly and economical 'wire explosion' method. This invention will expand the application range of printed electronics.

Contact: Michiteru Kitazaki
press@office.tut.ac.jp
Toyohashi University of Technology

Public Release: 4-Jan-2016
Applied Physics Letters
New research could help build better fighter planes and space shuttles
Thousands bound together are still thinner than a single strand of human hair, but with research from Binghamton University, boron nitride nanotubes may help build better fighter planes and space shuttles. A team of scientists led by Changhong Ke, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Binghamton University's Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science, and researcher Xiaoming Chen were the first to determine the interface strength between boron nitride nanotubes and epoxy and other polymers.
US Air Force Office of Scientific Research/Low Density Materials, NASA

Contact: Changhong Ke
cke@binghamton.edu
607-777-4782
Binghamton University

Public Release: 4-Jan-2016
Science
How to train your bacterium
Berkeley Lab researchers are using the bacterium Moorella thermoacetica to perform photosynthesis and also to synthesize semiconductor nanoparticles in a hybrid artificial photosynthesis system for converting sunlight into valuable chemical products.
DOE/Office of Science

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

Public Release: 29-Dec-2015
Environmental Science & Technology
PRO as a sustainable energy production system is crippled by biofouling
According to the new study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, researchers at the Zuckerberg Institute and Yale University found that, 'power generation by PRO produces little and next to nothing due to biofouling caused by bacteria that clog the membrane structure and the feed channel.' Prior to this study, researchers from Yale reported that this technology is thermodynamically challenging and is hardly viable.

Contact: Andrew Lavin
andrewlavin@alavin.com
516-944-4486
American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Public Release: 28-Dec-2015
Advanced Functional Materials
New acoustic technique reveals structural information in nanoscale materials
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new nondestructive technique for investigating phase transitions in materials by examining the acoustic response at the nanoscale.
National Science Foundation, US Department of Energy Office of Science

Contact: John Toon
jtoon@gatech.edu
404-894-6986
Georgia Institute of Technology

Public Release: 28-Dec-2015
Optical Materials Express
A new metamaterial will speed up computers
A team of scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics in the Russian Academy of Sciences has proposed a two-dimensional metamaterial composed of silver elements, that refracts light in an unusual way. The research has been published on Nov. 18, 2015, in Optical Materials Express. In the future, these structures will be able to be used to develop compact optical devices, as well as to create an 'invisibility cloak.'

Contact: Valerii Roizen
press@mipt.ru
7-929-992-2721
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Public Release: 28-Dec-2015
Nano Letters
Nanoworld 'snow blowers' carve straight channels in semiconductor surfaces
Easy to control, new gold-nanoparticle-catalyzed process for creating patterns of channels with nanoscale dimensions could help to spawn entirely new technologies fashioned from ensembles of ultra-small structures.
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Contact: Mark Bello
mark.bello@nist.gov
301-975-3776
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Public Release: 24-Dec-2015
Nature
Choreographing the dance of electrons
Scientists at the National University of Singapore have demonstrated a new way of controlling electrons by confining them in a device made out of atomically thin materials, and applying external electric and magnetic fields.

Contact: Carolyn Fong
carolyn@nus.edu.sg
65-651-65399
National University of Singapore

Public Release: 23-Dec-2015
UTA wins $1.24 million Navy grant to show how shockwaves injure brains of soldiers
Michael Cho, chair of bioengineering at The University of Texas at Arlington, has won a $1.24 million Navy grant to show how shockwaves injure brains of soldiers in battle.
Office of Naval Research Warfighter Performance Department

Contact: Kristin Sullivan
kristinsul@uta.edu
817-706-9711
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 23-Dec-2015
Nature
UCLA researchers create exceptionally strong and lightweight new metal
A team led by researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has created a super-strong yet light structural metal with extremely high specific strength and modulus, or stiffness-to-weight ratio. To create the super-strong but lightweight metal, the team found a new way to disperse and stabilize nanoparticles in molten metals. The research was published in Nature.
NIH/National Institute of Standards and Technology

Contact: Matthew Chin
mchin@support.ucla.edu
310-206-0680
University of California - Los Angeles

Public Release: 23-Dec-2015
Nature
Optoelectronic microprocessors built using existing chip manufacturing
Using only processes found in existing microchip fabrication facilities, researchers at MIT, Berkeley, and University of Colorado have produced a working optoelectronic microprocessor, which computes electronically but uses light to move information.

Contact: Sarah McDonnell
s_mcd@mit.edu
617-253-8923
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 22-Dec-2015
Nature Photonics
Ringing in a new way to measure and modulate trapped light
Visualizing the vibration patterns will help scientists to perfect ultrasensitive optical sensors for detecting biomolecules and even single atoms.
NIST

Contact: Mark Esser
mark.esser@nist.gov
301-975-8735
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Public Release: 22-Dec-2015
Nature Nanotechnology
Simple shell of plant virus sparks immune response against cancer
Shells of cowpea mosaic virus inhaled into a lung tumor or injected into ovarian, colon or breast tumors, not only triggered the immune system in mice to wipe out the tumors, but provided systemic protection against metastases.
National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and others

Contact: Kevin Mayhood
kevin.mayhood@case.edu
216-534-7183
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 22-Dec-2015
Nature Nanotechnology
Researchers at the University of Gothenburg create focused spin wave beams
Researchers at the University of Gothenburg Physics Department have finally found the secret to synchronize an unlimited number of spintronic oscillators. Such devices are very promising for future applications requiring wideband functionality.

Contact: Johan Åkerman
johan.akerman@physics.gu.se
46-707-104-360
University of Gothenburg

Public Release: 22-Dec-2015
Applied Physics Letters
Move aside carbon: Boron nitride-reinforced materials are even stronger
When mixed with lightweight polymers, tiny carbon tubes reinforce the material, promising lightweight and strong materials for airplanes, spaceships, cars and even sports equipment. While such carbon nanotube-polymer nanocomposites have attracted enormous interest from the materials research community, a group of scientists now has evidence that a different nanotube -- made from boron nitride -- could offer even more strength per unit of weight. They publish their results in the journal Applied Physics Letters.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research, NASA

Contact: Jason Socrates Bardi
jbardi@aip.org
240-535-4954
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 21-Dec-2015
Journal of Microengineering and Nanotechnology
New device uses carbon nanotubes to snag molecules
Engineers at MIT have devised a new technique for trapping hard-to-detect molecules, using forests of carbon nanotubes.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Abby Abazorius
abbya@mit.edu
617-253-2709
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 21-Dec-2015
Bentham Science partners with Kudos
Bentham Science has made its research publications available on Kudos. Researchers can search on Kudos, read and cite the articles published by Bentham Science.

Contact: Faizan ul Haq
faizan@benthamscience.org
Bentham Science Publishers

Public Release: 21-Dec-2015
Milestone: First electrons accelerated in European XFEL
A crucial component of the European X-ray laser European XFEL has taken up operation: The so-called injector, the 45-meter long first part of the superconducting particle accelerator, has accelerated its first electrons to nearly the speed of light. This is the first beam ever accelerated at the European XFEL and represents a major advancement toward the completion of the facility.

Contact: Dr. Thomas Zoufal
presse@desy.de
49-408-998-1666
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY

Public Release: 21-Dec-2015
Bioinformatics
NanoOK: Quality Control for portable, rapid, low-cost DNA sequencing
Scientists at TGAC have been putting Oxford Nanopore's MinION sequencer through its paces with an open-source, sequence alignment-based genome analysis tool called 'NanoOK.'

Contact: Hayley London
hayley.london@tgac.ac.uk
44-160-345-0107
Earlham Institute

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