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Public Release: 20-Mar-2013
Water Research
NTU scientist develops a multi-purpose wonder material to tackle enviromental challenges
NTU Assoc Prof Darren Sun and his team of researchers have invented a new wonder material that can treat wastewater, generate hydrogen and produce clean water all at the same time in the presence of sunlight.

Contact: Lester Kok
lesterkok@ntu.edu.sg
65-679-06804
Nanyang Technological University

Public Release: 19-Mar-2013
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Study finds tiny, targeted drug particles may be effective in treating chronic diseases
Doses of medicine 100,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair prevent the tissue damage associated with atherosclerosis and other chronic diseases in mice.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Mount Sinai Press Office
newsmedia@mssm.edu
212-241-9200
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Public Release: 19-Mar-2013
ACS Nano
Fantastic flash memory combines graphene and molybdenite
EPFL scientists have combined two materials with advantageous electronic properties -- graphene and molybdenite -- into a flash memory prototype that is very promising in terms of performance, size, flexibility and energy consumption.

Contact: Andras Kis
andras.kis@epfl.ch
41-216-933-925
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Public Release: 19-Mar-2013
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
DNA catalysts do the work of protein enzymes
Illinois chemists have used DNA to do a protein's job, creating opportunities for DNA to find work in more areas of biology, chemistry and medicine than ever before. The researchers published their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
National Institutes of Health, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, National Science Foundation

Contact: Liz Ahlberg
eahlberg@illinois.edu
217-333-5802
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Public Release: 19-Mar-2013
Nature Communications
Tenfold boost in ability to pinpoint proteins in cancer cells
A new method for color-coding cells allows cancer researchers to illuminate 100 biomarkers, a ten-time increase from the current standard. This helps to analyze individual cells from cultures or tissue biopsies.
National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, US Department of Defense, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, UW Bioengineering

Contact: Michelle Ma
mcma@uw.edu
206-543-2580
University of Washington

Public Release: 19-Mar-2013
Nature Communications
Laser-like photons signal major step towards quantum 'Internet'
The realization of quantum networks is one of the major challenges of modern physics. Now, new research shows how high-quality photons can be generated from "solid-state" chips, bringing us closer to the quantum "Internet."

Contact: Mete Atature
ma424@cam.ac.uk
44-787-499-6463
University of Cambridge

Public Release: 19-Mar-2013
Date 13
Date 13 Proceedings
Under the skin, a tiny laboratory
EPFL scientists have developed a tiny, portable personal blood testing laboratory: a minuscule device implanted just under the skin provides an immediate analysis of substances in the body, and a radio module transmits the results to a doctor over the cellular phone network. This feat of miniaturization has many potential applications, including monitoring patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Contact: Lionel Pousaz
lionel.pousaz@epfl.ch
41-795-597-161
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Public Release: 18-Mar-2013
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
New nanomedicine resolves inflammation, promotes tissue healing
Researchers have developed biodegradable nanoparticles that are capable of delivering inflammation-resolving drugs to sites of tissue injury. The nanoparticles, which were successfully tested in mice, have potential for the treatment of a wide array of diseases characterized by excessive inflammation, such as atherosclerosis. The study was published today in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, David-Koch Prostate Cancer Foundation Award

Contact: Karin Eskenazi
ket2116@columbia.edu
212-342-0508
Columbia University Medical Center

Public Release: 18-Mar-2013
Nature Nanotechnology
Cell on a chip reveals protein behavior
A simplified version of an artificial cell produces functional proteins and even sorts them.

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

Public Release: 18-Mar-2013
ACS Nano
Self-assembled nanostructures enable a low-power phase-change memory for mobile electronic devices
A team of Professors Keon Jae Lee and Yeon Sik Jung in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST has developed phase-change memory with low power consumption (below 1/20th of its present level) by employing self-assembled block copolymer silica nanostructures.

Contact: Lan Yoon
hlyoon@kaist.ac.kr
82-423-502-295
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Public Release: 18-Mar-2013
Harvard's Wyss Institute and Sony DADC announce collaboration on Organs-on-Chips
Today the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Sony DADC announced a collaboration that will harness Sony DADC's global manufacturing expertise to further advance the Institute's Organs-on-Chips technologies.
National Institues of Health, Federal Drug Adminstration, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Kristen Kusek
kristen.kusek@wyss.harvard.edu
617-432-8266
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Public Release: 18-Mar-2013
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Clearing up inflammation with pro-resolving nanomedicines
A new study from researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology presents the development of tiny nanomedicines in the sub 100 nm range (100,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair strand) that are capable of encapsulating and releasing an inflammation-resolving peptide drug.
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Marjorie Montemayor-Quellenberg
mmontemayor-quellenberg@partners.org
617-534-2208
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Public Release: 15-Mar-2013
Physical Review Letters
New NIST microscope measures nanomagnet property vital to 'spintronics'
NIST researchers have developed a new microscope able to view and measure an important but elusive property of the nanoscale magnets used in an advanced, experimental form of digital memory. The new instrument already has demonstrated its utility with initial results that suggest how to limit power consumption in future computer memories.

Contact: Laura Ost
laura.ost@nist.gov
303-497-4880
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Public Release: 15-Mar-2013
Nature Nanotechnology
Nature: Smallest vibration sensor in the quantum world
Carbon nanotubes and magnetic molecules are considered building blocks of future nanoelectronic systems. Their electric and mechanical properties play an important role. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and French colleagues from Grenoble and Strasbourg have now found a way to combine both components on the atomic level and to build a quantum mechanical system with novel properties. It is reported now in the print version of Nature Nanotechnology journal.

Contact: Monika Landgraf
presse@kit.edu
49-721-608-47414
Helmholtz Association

Public Release: 14-Mar-2013
Science
'Metasurfaces' to usher in new optical technologies
New optical technologies using "metasurfaces" capable of the ultra-efficient control of light are nearing commercialization, with potential applications including advanced solar cells, computers, telecommunications, sensors and microscopes.

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

Public Release: 14-Mar-2013
Major grant to investigate limits of quantum theory
A University of Southampton academic has received a major research grant to help him explore the limitations of quantum theory.
John Templeton Foundation

Contact: Glenn Harris
G.Harris@soton.ac.uk
44-023-805-93212
University of Southampton

Public Release: 14-Mar-2013
Tiny implants signal new way to treat cancer tumors
Cancer patients could be treated more effectively in future with tiny, sensory implants that will monitor tumors in real time and in great detail.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Contact: Catriona Kelly
Catriona.Kelly@ed.ac.uk
44-131-651-4401
University of Edinburgh

Public Release: 13-Mar-2013
Materials Research Letters
New technique creates stronger, lightweight magnesium alloys
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating stronger, lightweight magnesium alloys that have potential structural applications in the automobile and aerospace industries.
US Army Research Office

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

Public Release: 13-Mar-2013
Nature
NIST mechanical micro-drum used as quantum memory
JILA researchers demonstrated that information encoded as a specific point in a traveling microwave signal -- the vertical and horizontal positions of a wave pattern at a certain ime -- can be transferred to the mechanical beat of NIST's micro-drum and later retrieved with 65 percent efficiency.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, National Science Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology

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

Public Release: 13-Mar-2013
New Journal of Physics
Feynman's double-slit experiment brought to life
The precise methodology of Richard Feynman's famous double-slit thought-experiment – a cornerstone of quantum mechanics that showed how electrons behave as both a particle and a wave – has been followed in full for the very first time.

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

Public Release: 12-Mar-2013
Atotech and CWRU to shrink wiring for smaller semiconductors
Atotech Deutschland GmbH and Case Western Reserve University have signed a major research contract aimed at developing novel chemistries and processes that will enable the manufacturing of smaller semiconductor devices than heretofore possible in routine production.

Contact: Kevin Mayhood
kevin.mayhood@case.edu
216-368-4442
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 12-Mar-2013
Optics Express
Breaking the final barrier: Room-temperature electrically powered nanolasers
An Arizona State University engineering research team has made an advance in nano-scale laser technology that should enable the improvement of many electronic devices, producing a nanolaser that operates at room temperature without need of a refrigeration system, is powered by a simple battery instead of by another laser, and is able to emit light continuously.
Defense Advanced Project Agency/Air Force

Contact: Joe Kullman
joe.kullman@asu.edu
480-965-8122
Arizona State University

Public Release: 11-Mar-2013
Lyncean Technologies, Inc. receives $1.1M grant from DOE to develop the Compact Light Source
Lyncean Technologies, Inc. has received a Fast-Track SBIR grant of $1.1M from the Department of Energy to further develop their flagship product, the Compact Light Source, a miniature synchrotron that produces tunable, high-quality X-rays for broad scientific and industrial use. The grant will be performed in collaboration with SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Rod Loewen
rod_loewen@lynceantech.com
650-320-8300 x405
Lyncean Technologies, Inc.

Public Release: 11-Mar-2013
Renewed Harvard-BASF initiative to advance functional materials
BASF SE, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst have established a research initiative called the "North American Center for Research on Advanced Materials."
BASF

Contact: Caroline Perry
cperry@seas.harvard.edu
617-496-1351
Harvard University

Public Release: 8-Mar-2013
Review of Scientific Instruments
University of Illinois researchers develop AFM-IR for nanometer scale chemical identification
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign report that they have measured the chemical properties of polymer nanostructures as small as 15 nm, using a novel technique called atomic force microscope infrared spectroscopy.

Contact: William P. King
wpk@illinois.edu
217-244-3864
University of Illinois College of Engineering

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