Tag Archives: nanotechnology

Down to earth with nanotechnology

Emilie Bigorgne of the Université Paul Verlaine – Metz and colleagues suggest that the increasing production of nanomaterials will in turn increase the release of nanosized by-products to the environment. Whether or not these particles will accumulate or be degraded …

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Six Slinn Picks – chemical news

Rutgers Offers Hope in New Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries – Scientists at the W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience at Rutgers University and Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have developed a chemically synthesized siRNA molecule that allows regeneration of nerve cells. …

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Slinn Pickings latest 10

Reprogrammed stem cells hit a roadblock – An international study shows that reprogramming cells leads to genomic aberrations. Blocking enzyme cut cancer spread – Scientists at the UK's Institute of Cancer Research have prevented breast cancer spreading to other organs …

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Sunday Slinn Pickings

Stanford researchers develop new technology for cheaper, more efficient solar cells – Applying an organic layer less than a nanometer thick improves the efficiency of certain solar cells three-fold. The technology could lead to cheaper, more efficient solar panels. Manipulating …

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Molecular news

Tuning graphene film so it sheds water – Windshields that shed water so effectively that they don't need wipers. Ship hulls so slippery that they glide through the water more efficiently than ordinary hulls.
These are some of the …

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Slinn Pickings – chem news

Extreme oxygen isotope anomaly with a solar origin detected in meteoritic organics – Analysis of micrometre-sized grains of acid-insoluble organic matter from a carbonaceous chondritic meteorite recovered in Antarctica shows that the organic matter has the highest 18 O/16 O …

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