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Public Release: 23-May-2016
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Ivy's powerful grasp could lead to better medical adhesives, stronger battle armor
English ivy's natural glue might hold the key to new approaches to wound healing, stronger armor for the military and maybe even cosmetics with better staying power.
US Army, National Science Foundation, US Department of Energy

Contact: Mingjun Zhang
Ohio State University

Public Release: 23-May-2016
Physical Review A
Dartmouth team creates new method to control quantum systems
Dartmouth College researchers have discovered a method to design faster pulses, offering a new way to accurately control quantum systems.

Contact: John Cramer
Dartmouth College

Public Release: 23-May-2016
Traveling wave drives magnetic particles
As our technology downsizes, scientists often operate in microscopic-scale jungles, where modern-day explorers develop new methods for transporting microscopic objects of different sizes across non uniform environments, without losing them. Now, Pietro Tierno and Arthur Straube from the University of Barcelona, Spain, have developed a new method for selectively controlling the aggregation or disaggregation of magnetically interacting particles of two distinct sizes in suspension in a liquid and published their results in Springer's EPJ E.
ERC Starting Grant, Mineco, Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca

Contact: Sabine Lehr

Public Release: 23-May-2016
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Rice de-icer gains anti-icing properties
Rice University scientists have modified their graphene-based de-icer to resist the formation of ice well below the freezing point and added superhydrophobic capabilities. The robust film is intended for use in extreme environments as well as on aircraft, power lines and ships.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Contact: David Ruth
Rice University

Public Release: 23-May-2016
KIT brings outstanding experimental physicist back to Germany
Germany's award in the highest amount for researchers from abroad was handed over to Professor Wolfgang Wernsdorfer May 3 in Berlin. The pioneer of molecular spin electronics will now return from France to Germany: From June 1, 2016, Wernsdorfer will continue his research for the development of future quantum computers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Contact: Monika Landgraf
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Public Release: 23-May-2016
Scientific Reports
Supercrystals with new architecture can enhance drug synthesis
Scientists from ITMO University and Trinity College have designed an optically active nanosized supercrystal whose novel architecture can help separate organic molecules, thus considerably facilitating the technology of drug synthesis. The study was published in Scientific Reports.
Ministry of Education, Science of the Russian Federation, Dynasty Foundation Support Program for Physicists, Science Foundation Ireland

Contact: Dmitry Malkov
ITMO University

Public Release: 23-May-2016
Nature Materials
Nanoscale Trojan horses treat inflammation
Nanosized Trojan horses created from a patient's own immune cells have successfully treated inflammation by overcoming the body's complex defense mechanisms, perhaps leading to broader applications for treating diseases characterized by inflammation.
National Institutes of Health, US Department of Defense, George J. and Angelina P. Kostas Charitable Foundation, Brown Foundation Inc., William Randolph Hearst Foundation, Cullen Trust for Health Care

Contact: Gale Smith
Houston Methodist

Public Release: 23-May-2016
Nature Communications
Engineers take first step toward flexible, wearable, tricorder-like device
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the first flexible wearable device capable of monitoring both biochemical and electric signals in the human body. The Chem-Phys patch records electrocardiogram heart signals and tracks levels of lactate, a biochemical that is a marker of physical effort, in real time. The device can be worn on the chest and communicates wirelessly with a smartphone, smart watch or laptop.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, Samsung, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

Contact: Ioana Patringenaru
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 20-May-2016
Physicists create first metamaterial with rewritable magnetic ordering
University of Notre Dame physicists and their collaborators have produced the first rewriteable artificial magnetic charge ice. The research, described in a paper published in Science today, shows strong potential for technological applications from information encoding, reprogrammable magnonics, and also to spintronics.

Contact: Yong-Lei Wang
University of Notre Dame

Public Release: 20-May-2016
Nanotubes are beacons in cancer-imaging technique
Strong LED light, a unique detector and targeted nanotubes combine to offer a new way to pinpoint the location of cancer tumors, according to Rice University scientists.
National Science Foundation, Welch Foundation, National Institutes of Health, John S. Dunn Foundation Collaborative Research Award Program

Contact: David Ruth
Rice University

Public Release: 20-May-2016
Nanomedicine - Future Medicine
Tiny packages may pack powerful treatment for brain tumors
A study using nanotechnology to treat brain tumors got such good results, the researchers initially questioned themselves. But further testing showed the results held up.

Contact: Dawn Brazell
Medical University of South Carolina

Public Release: 20-May-2016
Graphene makes rubber more rubbery
Adding graphene to thin rubber films can make them stronger and stretchier, University of Manchester researchers have shown.

Contact: Daniel Cochlin
University of Manchester

Public Release: 20-May-2016
Two-stage nanoparticle delivery of piperlongumine and TRAIL anti-cancer therapy
New combination approach of nanoparticles and liposomes successfully deliver a potent TRAIL sensitizer followed by the anti-cancer protein TRAIL.

Contact: Philly Lim
World Scientific

Public Release: 20-May-2016
Nature Communications
Researchers demonstrate size quantization of Dirac fermions in graphene
In a recent joint experimental and theoretical work, an international group of physicists demonstrated size quantization of charge carriers, i.e. quantized conductance in nanoscale samples of graphene. The results have been published in an article called 'Size quantization of Dirac fermions in graphene constrictions' in Nature Communications.

Contact: Lori Friedman
Lehigh University

Public Release: 19-May-2016
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
ORNL demonstrates large-scale technique to produce quantum dots
ORNL demonstrates a method to produce significant amounts of semiconducting nanoparticles for light-emitting displays, sensors, solar panels and biomedical applications.

Contact: Ron Walli
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 19-May-2016
Lyncean Technologies Inc. receives export achievement award at Hannover Messe, Germany
Lyncean Technologies Inc. announced today that they recently received an Export Achievement Award from the United States Department Commerce's US and Foreign Commercial Service, for its recent success in exporting a Lyncean Compact Light Source to the Technical University of Munich.

Contact: Michael Feser
Lyncean Technologies, Inc.

Public Release: 19-May-2016
Using static electricity, RoboBees can land and stick to surfaces
Harvard roboticists demonstrate that their flying microrobots, nicknamed the RoboBees, can now perch during flight to save energy - like bats, birds or butterflies.
National Science Foundation, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Swiss Study Foundation

Contact: Leah Burrows
Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Public Release: 19-May-2016
Scientists create 'rewritable magnetic charge ice'
Scientists have developed a new material, called 'rewritable magnetic charge ice,' that permits an unprecedented degree of control over local magnetic fields and could pave the way for new computing technologies.
US Department of Energy, National Science Foundation

Contact: Tom Parisi
Northern Illinois University

Public Release: 19-May-2016
Nature Communications
Making injectable medicine safer
Bring the drugs, hold the suds. That summarizes a promising new drug-making technique designed to reduce serious allergic reactions and other side effects from anti-cancer medicine, testosterone and other drugs that are administered with a needle.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Charlotte Hsu
University at Buffalo

Public Release: 18-May-2016
How repeated spot microdischarges damage microdevices
In microelectronics, devices made up of two electrodes separated by an insulating barrier are subject to multiple of microdischarges -- referred to as microfilaments -- at the same spot. Now, Jozef Ráhel and colleagues from Masaryk University in the Czech Republic have elucidated the mechanism of microdischarge reoccurrence, by attributing it to the temperature increase in a single microdischarge. These results were recently published in EPJ D.
Czech Science Foundation, European Regional Development Fund, Ministry of Education Youth and Sports of Czech Republic

Contact: Sabine Lehr

Public Release: 18-May-2016
ACS Nano
Syracuse University chemists add color to chemical reactions
Members of the Maye Research Group at Syracuse University have designed a nanomaterial that changes color when it interacts with ions and other small molecules during a chemical reaction.

Contact: Rob Enslin
Syracuse University

Public Release: 18-May-2016
Scientific Reports
New type of graphene-based transistor will increase the clock speed of processors
Scientists have developed a new type of graphene-based transistor and using modelling they have demonstrated that it has ultralow power consumption compared with other similar transistor devices. The findings have been published in a paper in the journal Scientific Reports. The most important effect of reducing power consumption is that it enables the clock speed of processors to be increased. According to calculations, the increase could be as high as two orders of magnitude.

Contact: Matvey Kireev
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Public Release: 18-May-2016
Materials Horizons
Mille-feuille-filter removes viruses from water
A simple paper sheet made by scientists at Uppsala University can improve the quality of life for millions of people by removing resistant viruses from water. The sheet, made of cellulose nanofibers, is called the mille-feuille filter as it has a unique layered internal architecture resembling that of the French puff pastry mille-feuille.

Contact: Albert Mihranyan
Uppsala University

Public Release: 17-May-2016
UTA researcher to employ scanning laser to measure road aggregate microtexture
A University of Texas at Arlington engineer is working with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute to assess whether scanning lasers can accurately measure microtexture of aggregates, which are used in asphalt and concrete mixtures.
Texas Department of Transportation

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 17-May-2016
How efficient can solar cells be? UNSW nudges closer to physical limits
A new solar cell configuration developed by engineers at the University of New South Wales has pushed sunlight-to-electricity conversion efficiency to 34.5 percent -- establishing a new world record for unfocused sunlight and nudging closer to the theoretical limits for such a device.
Australian Renewable Energy Agency

Contact: Wilson da Silva
University of New South Wales

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