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Public Release: 25-Jul-2016
Nano Letters
Ultra-flat circuits will have unique properties
Theoretical physicists at Rice University analyzed the electronic consequences of creating circuits in two dimensions by simulating the juxtaposition of different atom-thick materials like graphene and hexagonal boron nitride.
Office of Naval Research

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

Public Release: 25-Jul-2016
£1.2 million for injectable stem-cell carrying microspheres to regenerate bones
The University of Nottingham has secured £1.2 million to develop injectable stem cell-carrying materials to treat and prevent fractures caused by osteoporosis and other bone-thinning diseases.
National Institute for Health Research

Contact: Emma Lowry
emma.lowry@nottingham.ac.uk
44-011-584-67156
University of Nottingham

Public Release: 25-Jul-2016
Future Science OA
A bioink by any other name: Clarifying definitions in 3-D bioprinting
Future Science Group today announced the publication of a new article in Future Science OA looking to identify and define key terms associated with bioinks and bioprinting.

Contact: Leela Ripton
l.ripton@future-science-group.com
44-208-371-6090
Future Science Group

Public Release: 25-Jul-2016
Nature Energy
New lithium-oxygen battery greatly improves energy efficiency, longevity
A new kind of lithium-oxygen battery developed at MIT, using glass nanoparticles of lithium oxides, could provide more energy, and much better stability and energy efficiency
National Science Foundation, US Department of Energy

Contact: Karl-Lydie Jean-Baptiste
kjeanbap@mit.edu
617-253-1682
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 25-Jul-2016
Nature Materials
Patch delivers drug, gene, and light-based therapy to tumor sites
A research team led by Natalie Artzi of MIT and Brigham and Women's hospital delivers drug, gene, and light-based therapy directly to tumor sites, with promising results.

Contact: Karl-Lydie Jean-Baptiste
kjeanbap@mit.edu
617-253-1682
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 25-Jul-2016
Nature Methods
Nottingham researchers show novel technique that can 'taste' DNA
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to selectively sequence fragments of DNA in real time, greatly reducing the time needed to analyze biological samples.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Contact: Emma Thorne
emma.thorne@nottingham.ac.uk
44-011-595-15793
University of Nottingham

Public Release: 23-Jul-2016
UA organic semiconductor research could boost electronics
A team of UA researchers in engineering and chemistry has received $590,000 from the National Science Foundation to enhance the effectiveness of organic semiconductors for making ultrathin and flexible optoelectronics like OLED displays for TVs and mobile phones.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Jill Goetz
jgoetz@email.arizona.edu
520-621-1992
University of Arizona College of Engineering

Public Release: 22-Jul-2016
Langmuir
A 'smart dress' for oil-degrading bacteria
The modified polyelectrolyte-magnetite nanocoating was applied to functionalize the cell walls of oil decomposing bacteria Alcanivorax borkumensis.
Russian Science Foundation

Contact: Yevgeniya Litvinova
press@kpfu.ru
7-843-233-7345
Kazan Federal University

Public Release: 22-Jul-2016
Microscopy & Microanalysis
German scientist receives lifetime achievement award from American Society for Materials
In order to create new materials, scientists need to understand the interior structures of materials. Frank Mücklich has spent decades developing methods to do just that. In recognition of his lifetime achievement, Mücklich has been chosen to receive the Henry Clifton Sorby Award, the highest award bestowed by the American Society for Materials (ASM International) in the field of microscopic materials research. Mücklich is only the fifth German to receive the award.

Contact: Frank Mücklich
muecke@matsci.uni-sb.de
49-681-302-70500
Saarland University

Public Release: 22-Jul-2016
Nature Communications
New remote-controlled microrobots for medical operations
Scientists at EPFL and ETHZ have developed a new method for building microrobots that could be used in the body to deliver drugs and perform other medical operations.

Contact: Selman Sakar
selman.sakar@epfl.ch
41-216-931-095
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Public Release: 21-Jul-2016
Nature Physics
Making magnets flip like cats at room temperature
In today's world of ever-increasing digital information storage and computation, the next information storage revolution seeks to exploit a novel effect arising from the relativistic physics of Einstein which allows to make a new type of magnet behave like cats.

Contact: Dr. Jairo Sinova
sinova-group@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-23646
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 21-Jul-2016
UTA and UT Southwestern partner to improve accuracy of cancer radiation therapy delivery
Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington and University of Texas Southwestern are collaborating on two projects to improve the accuracy of the delivery of cancer radiation therapies and minimize the exposure of healthy tissues.
National Institutes for Health, UT Southwestern Seed

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

Public Release: 21-Jul-2016
Applied Physics Reviews
Integration of novel materials with silicon chips makes new 'smart' devices possible
Materials researchers have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip, allowing the creation of new smart devices and systems.
US Army Research Office

Contact: Matt Shipman
matt_shipman@ncsu.edu
919-515-6386
North Carolina State University

Public Release: 21-Jul-2016
Science
Borrowing from pastry chefs, engineers create nanolayered composites
MIT researchers have found a way to efficiently create composite materials containing hundreds of layers that are just atoms thick but span the full width of the material. The discovery could lead to easy-to-manufacture composites for optical devices, electronic systems, and high-tech materials.
US Army Research Office, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies at MIT

Contact: Karl-Lydie Jean-Baptiste
kjeanbap@mit.edu
617-253-1682
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 21-Jul-2016
Science
Accurate design of large icosahedral protein nanocages pushes bioengineering boundaries
Inspired by shells that protect virus genomes, researchers set out to design self-assembling, roomy protein structures capable of packaging and delivering cargo to cells. They have now engineered the largest, human-designed protein complexes to date confirmed by X-ray crystallography. The structures can self-assemble around other materials. This cargo-packaging capability may lead to creating a new generation of molecular machines that could deliver drugs or genetic therapies to cells, or carry tiny chemical reactors.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, National Science Foundation, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Leila Gray
leilag@u.washington.edu
206-685-0381
University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Public Release: 20-Jul-2016
Nature Communications
New reaction for the synthesis of nanostructures
The collaboration between the research groups of professors Pau Ballester and José R. Galan-Mascaros at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Dr. Jonas Björk at Linköping University and the group of Dr. David Ecija at Institute IMDEA Nanoscience has allowed the development of a new chemical reaction for the synthesis of low-dimensional polymers that can be rationalised as phthalocyanine derivatives. The results obtained have been published in Nature Communications.
European Research Council, Spanish Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Comunidad de Madrid, Generalitat de Catalunya, ICIQ Foundation, IMDEA Foundation

Contact: Rosario Martinez
rmartinez@iciq.es
34-977-920-200-370
Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ)

Public Release: 20-Jul-2016
Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine
Nanoparticle versus cancer
The Lomonosov Moscow State University researchers in collaboration with their German colleagues have succeeded in proving that silicon nanoparticles can be applied to diagnose and cure cancer.

Contact: Vladimir Koryagin
science-release@rector.msu.ru
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Public Release: 20-Jul-2016
Physical Review Letters
Quantum drag
An University of Iowa physicist proposes that a current in one iron magnetic sheet creates a current in a separate sheet. The study's finding could be important in the emerging field of spintronics, which seeks to channel energy from spin waves generated by electrons to create smaller, more energy-efficient electronic devices.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Richard Lewis
richard-c-lewis@uiowa.edu
319-384-0012
University of Iowa

Public Release: 20-Jul-2016
Applied Materials and Interfaces
Functionalized surfaces with tailored wettability determine Influenza A infectivity
Findings pave the way for the design of new and more effective antimicrobial surfaces.

Contact: Alina Hirschmann
alina.hirschmann@icfo.eu
34-935-542-246
ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences

Public Release: 19-Jul-2016
Nanoscale
New nanoscale technologies could revolutionize microscopes, study of disease
Research completed through a collaboration with University of Missouri engineers, biologists, and chemists could transform how scientists study molecules and cells at sub-microscopic (nanoscale) levels. Shubra Gangopadhyay, an electrical and computer engineer and her team at MU recently published studies outlining a new, relatively inexpensive imaging platform that enables single molecule imaging. This patented method highlights Gangopadhyay's more than 30 years of nanoscale research that has proven invaluable in biological research and battling diseases.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Jeff Sossamon
sossamonj@missouri.edu
573-882-3346
University of Missouri-Columbia

Public Release: 19-Jul-2016
Nature Communications
Electron spin control: Levitated nanodiamond is research gem
Researchers have demonstrated how to control the 'electron spin' of a nanodiamond while it is levitated with lasers in a vacuum, an advance that could find applications in quantum information processing, sensors and studies into the fundamental physics of quantum mechanics.
National Science Foundation

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

Public Release: 19-Jul-2016
Nature Nanotechnology
A mini-antenna for the data processing of tomorrow
With the rapid advance of miniaturization, data processing using electric currents faces tough challenges, some of which are insurmountable. Magnetic spin waves are a promising alternative for the transfer of information in even more compact chips. Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, as part of an international research venture, have now succeeded in generating spin waves with extremely short wavelengths in the nanometer range -- a key feature for their future application.

Contact: Simon Schmitt
s.schmitt@hzdr.de
49-351-260-3400
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Public Release: 19-Jul-2016
Advanced Materials
Research team led by NUS scientists develop plastic flexible magnetic memory device
Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo from the National University of Singapore led a research team to successfully embed a powerful magnetic memory chip on a flexible plastic material. This malleable memory chip hails a breakthrough in the flexible electronics revolution, and brings researchers a step closer towards making flexible, wearable electronics a reality in the near future.

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

Public Release: 19-Jul-2016
Applied Physics Letters
Minimalist swimming microrobots
When scaling down robots to the micrometer scale for tiny tasks such as incising tissue and puncturing retinal veins, minimalism is key. To make smaller, simpler microrobots, researchers at Drexel University have developed a fabrication method which utilizes the minimum geometric requirements for fluid motion -- consisting of just two conjoined microparticles coated with bits of magnetic debris.

Contact: AIP Media Line
media@aip.org
301-209-3090
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 18-Jul-2016
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Scientists glimpse inner workings of atomically thin transistors
With an eye to the next generation of tech gadgetry, a team of physicists at The University of Texas at Austin has had the first-ever glimpse into what happens inside an atomically thin semiconductor device. In doing so, they discovered that an essential function for computing may be possible within a space so small that it's effectively one-dimensional.
US Department of Energy, Welch Foundation, Office of Naval Research, National Science Foundation

Contact: Christine Sinatra
christine.sinatra@austin.utexas.edu
512-471-4641
University of Texas at Austin

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