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Public Release: 19-Apr-2017
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Graphene and gold make a better brain probe
A team from Korea created more flexible neural electrodes that minimize tissue damage and still transmit clear brain signals.

Contact: Dahye Kim
pwrock@dgist.ac.kr
82-537-851-163
DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)

Public Release: 19-Apr-2017
Water Research
Ben-Gurion U. researchers develop membranes that remove viruses from drinking water
The 'zwitterionic polymer hydrogel' repels the viruses from approaching and passing through the membrane. It contains both positive and negative charges and improves efficiency by weakening virus accumulation on the modified filter surface. The result was a significantly higher rate of removal of waterborne viruses, including human norovirus and adenovirus.

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

Public Release: 19-Apr-2017
Collegiate inventors awarded Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
The Lemelson-MIT Program today announced the winners of the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize after a nationwide search for the most inventive college students. The Lemelson-MIT Program awarded $115,000 in prizes to nine collegiate inventors. Each winning team of undergraduates received $10,000, and each graduate student winner received $15,000.

Contact: Jennifer Manley
jennifer.manley@deweysquare.com
339-927-2277
Lemelson-MIT Program

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
2017 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit
Sharon C. Glotzer wins 2017 MRS Communications Lecture Award
Sharon C. Glotzer wins 2017 MRS Communications Lecture Award.

Contact: Jo Skelton
jskelton@cambridge.org
01-223-326-165
Cambridge University Press

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
Nature Communications
Better living through pressure: Functional nanomaterials made easy
Using pressure instead of chemicals, nanoparticles have been fabricated into nanowire arrays similar to those that underlie touch-screens for phones, computers, TVs, and sensors. The pressure process takes nanoseconds instead of the hours required by industry's current chemical means.
US Department of Energy/Office of Science

Contact: neal singer
nsinger@sandia.gov
505-845-7078
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
Nature Energy
NREL researchers capture excess photon energy to produce solar fuels
Scientists at the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed a proof-of-principle photoelectrochemical cell capable of capturing excess photon energy normally lost to generating heat.

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
Nature Energy
NREL establishes world record for solar hydrogen production
Scientists at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recaptured the record for highest efficiency in solar hydrogen production via a photoelectrochemical (PEC) water-splitting process.

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 17-Apr-2017
UTA bioengineer wins grant to train Ph.D. students to use nanotechnology to fight ailments
Kytai Nguyen, a UTA bioengineering professor with extensive experience in healthcare applications for nanotechnology, recently was awarded a National Institutes of Health T-32 grant totaling more than $1 million over five years to recruit and train outstanding doctoral students. The grant will pay for a stipend, tuition and travel.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Herb Booth
hbooth@uta.edu
817-272-7075
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 17-Apr-2017
The 31st Annual Symposium of The Protein Society
Protein Science Best Paper awards annoucement
At the beginning of each year, two 'best papers' are selected from articles published in Protein Science during the preceding 12 months. A junior author (typically the first author) is designated as the award winner and invited to give a talk at the following Annual Protein Society Symposium.
The Protein Society

Contact: Raluca Cadar
rcadar@proteinsociety.org
844-377-6834
The Protein Society

Public Release: 17-Apr-2017
Early recognition
ECE's Jiahao Kang is the only one from the Americas to receive the prestigious IEEE Electron Devices Society Ph.D. Student Fellowship.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
sonia.fernandez@ucsb.edu
805-893-4765
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 17-Apr-2017
Nature Nanotechnology
Columbia engineers invent method to control light propagation in waveguides
Columbia Engineering Professor Nanfang Yu has invented a method to control light propagating in confined pathways, or waveguides, with high efficiency by using nano-antennas. He built photonic integrated devices that had record-small footprints and were also able to maintain optimal performance over an unprecedented broad wavelength range. His method could lead to faster, more powerful, and more efficient optical chips, which in turn could transform optical communications and optical signal processing.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Young Faculty Award, National Science Foundation, NSF/IGERT Program

Contact: Holly Evarts
holly.evarts@columbia.edu
212-854-3206
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Public Release: 17-Apr-2017
Nature Nanotechnology
Nanoparticles reprogram immune cells to fight cancer
Study in Nature Nanotechnology describes new method to transform immune cells, while inside the body, into leukemia-fighting powerhouses.
Fred Hutch's Immunotherapy Initiative, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Phi Beta Psi Sorority, National Science Foundation, NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Molly McElroy
mwmcelro@fredhutch.org
206-667-6651
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Public Release: 13-Apr-2017
PolyU develops novel semiconductor nanofiber with superb charge conductivity
The Department of Mechanical Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed a novel technology of embedding highly conductive nanostructure into semi-conductor nanofiber. The novel composite so produced has superb charge conductivity, and can therefore be widely applied, especially in environmental arena.

Contact: Sharon Yu
sharon.yu@polyu.edu.hk
852-276-65103
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Public Release: 13-Apr-2017
Physical Review Applied
Green IT: New switching process in non-volatile spintronics devices
Physicists achieved a robust and reliable magnetization switching process by domain wall displacement without any applied fields. The effect is observed in tiny asymmetric permalloy rings and may pave the way to extremely efficient new memory devices. The results have been published in Physical Review Applied, highlighted as an Editors' Suggestion.

Contact: Antonia Roetger
antonia.roetger@helmholtz-berlin.de
49-308-062-43733
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie

Public Release: 12-Apr-2017
npj 2D Materials and Applications
Nanopores could map small changes in DNA that signal big shifts in cancer
Detecting cancer early, just as changes are beginning in DNA, could enhance diagnosis and treatment as well as further our understanding of the disease. A new study by University of Illinois researchers describes a method to detect, count and map tiny additions to DNA called methylations, which can be a warning sign of cancer, with unprecedented resolution.
Oxford Nanopore Technology, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation

Contact: Liz Ahlberg Touchstone
eahlberg@illinois.edu
217-244-1073
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Public Release: 12-Apr-2017
Naren Vyavahare receives $1.47 million from NIH for nanoparticle research
One of the top ten killers for men older than 55 is the target of Clemson University research that could lead to a new life-saving therapy and a better way of telling whether surgery is necessary.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Paul Alongi
palongi@clemson.edu
864-350-7908
Clemson University

Public Release: 12-Apr-2017
Scientific Reports
A simple sniff
A team of engineers from Washington University in St. Louis has combined nanoparticles, aerosol science and locusts in new proof-of-concept research that could someday vastly improve drug delivery to the brain, making it as simple as a sniff.
Lopata Endowment, National Institutes of Health, Office of Naval Research

Contact: Erika Ebsworth-Goold
eebsworth-goold@wustl.edu
314-935-2914
Washington University in St. Louis

Public Release: 12-Apr-2017
Baraniuk elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Rice University professor and engineer Richard Baraniuk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Rice University professor and engineer Richard Baraniuk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is one of 228 new members announced today by the academy, which honors some of the world's most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists and civic, business and philanthropic leaders.

Contact: B.J. Almond
balmond@rice.edu
713-348-6770
Rice University

Public Release: 11-Apr-2017
Nature Communications
Microprocessors based on a layer of just 3 atoms
Microprocessors based on atomically thin materials hold the promise of the evolution of traditional processors as well as new applications in the field of flexible electronics. Now, a TU Wien research team led by Thomas Müller has made a breakthrough in this field as part of an ongoing research project.

Contact: Dr. Thomas Mueller
thomas.mueller@tuwien.ac.at
43-015-880-138-739
Vienna University of Technology

Public Release: 11-Apr-2017
Nature Communications
Flexible processors with atomically thin materials
The first fully functional microprocessor logic devices based on few-atom-thick layered materials have been demonstrated by researchers from the Graphene Flagship, working at TU Vienna in Austria, with promise for integrating computational power into everyday objects and surfaces
Graphene Flagship, Austrian Science Fund FWF

Contact: Sophia Lloyd
writer@graphene.cam.ac.uk
01-223-762-418
Graphene Flagship

Public Release: 10-Apr-2017
Advanced Healthcare Materials
Iowa State researchers use graphene, electricity to change stem cells for nerve regrowth
Two Iowa State research groups are combining their expertise to change stem cells for nerve regrowth. The groups -- led by Jonathan Claussen of mechanical engineering and Surya Mallapragada of chemical and biological engineering -- just published their findings in the scientific journal Advanced Healthcare Materials.
Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Iowa State's College of Engineering

Contact: Jonathan Claussen
jcclauss@iastate.edu
515-294-4690
Iowa State University

Public Release: 10-Apr-2017
Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering
Federico Rosei receives IEEE Canada's Outstanding Engineer Award
Professor Federico Rosei, Director of the INRS Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Engineer Award from IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Canada. The award recognizes outstanding Canadian engineers who have made important contributions to electrical and electronics engineering.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS

Public Release: 10-Apr-2017
Nature Communications
Ultra-thin multilayer film for next-generation data storage and processing
A team of scientists led by Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore's Faculty of Engineering has invented a novel ultra-thin multilayer film which could harness the properties of skyrmions as information carriers for storing and processing data on magnetic media.

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

Public Release: 10-Apr-2017
Nature Biomedical Engineering
Light-emitting particles open new window for biological imaging
For certain frequencies of short-wave infrared light, most biological tissues are nearly as transparent as glass. Now, researchers have made tiny particles that can be injected into the body, where they emit those penetrating frequencies. The advance may provide a new way of making detailed images of internal body structures such as fine networks of blood vessels.
NIH/National Cancer Institute, the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Warshaw Institute for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Massachusetts General Hospital Executive Committee on Research, Army Research Office

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

Public Release: 7-Apr-2017
Physics Review Letters
UNM physicist discovers strange forces acting on nanoparticles
A new scientific paper published, in part, by a University of New Mexico physicist is shedding light on a strange force impacting particles at the smallest level of the material world.

Contact: Aaron Hilf
ahilf@unm.edu
505-377-1727
University of New Mexico

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