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Public Release: 17-Nov-2015
Journal of The Electrochemical Society
Perpetual youth for batteries?
A key issue with lithium ion batteries is aging. It significantly reduces their potential storage capacity. To date, very little is known about the causes of the aging effects. Scientists from the Department of Technical Electrochemistry and the Research Neutron Source FRM II at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now come a step closer to identifying the causes in their latest experiments.
Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Contact: Andreas Battenberg
Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Public Release: 17-Nov-2015
Nano Letters
Navy researchers recruit luminescent nanoparticles to image brain function
US Naval Research Laboratory scientists are on pace to develop the next generation of functional materials that could enable the mapping of the complex neural connections in the brain.

Contact: Daniel Parry
Naval Research Laboratory

Public Release: 17-Nov-2015
Physical Review Letters
Electrons always find a (quantum) way
Scientists from the University of Basel in Switzerland have demonstrated for the first time how electrons are transported from a superconductor through a quantum dot into a metal with normal conductivity. This transport process through a quantum dot had already been calculated theoretically in the nineties, but scientists at the University of Basel have now succeeded in proving the theory with measurements. They report on their findings in the scientific journal Physical Review Letters.

Contact: Reto Caluori
University of Basel

Public Release: 17-Nov-2015
Bid to build Europe's first CS cluster launched in UK
A partnership between industry and academia to create Europe's first Compound Semiconductor technology cluster will be launched in the UK Parliament today (Nov. 18, 2015). The Compound Semiconductor Centre aims to create a center of excellence to develop and commercialise next generation CS technologies.

Contact: Heath Jeffries
Cardiff University

Public Release: 16-Nov-2015
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
UW team refrigerates liquids with a laser for the first time
Since the first laser was invented in 1960, they've always given off heat, either as a useful tool, a byproduct or a fictional way to vanquish intergalactic enemies. University of Washington researchers are the first to solve a decades-old puzzle -- figuring out how to make a laser refrigerate water and other liquids.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research, University of Washington, National Science Foundation, DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Contact: Jennifer Langston
University of Washington

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
New York University

Public Release: 12-Nov-2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
University of Basel

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