Tag: "nanotechnology" at biology news
Microchip Sensor Detects Bacteria
...onitor bacterial contamination. The use of nanotechnology
to create a specific pattern on the surface of the silicon, say the researchers, is a demonstration of how methods developed in the microelectronics industry will have a broad impact on biological problems. "This is just one example of the possible u...
NYU Researchers Develop Simple, Predictable And Precise Technique For Arranging
DNA Molecules Into Two-Dimensional Crystals
... of Nature,is regarded as a significant advance in nanotechnology
-- scientists' efforts tocontrol the detailed structure of matter on the finest possible scale. Fordecades, scientists have struggled to develop reliable techniques for arranginggroups of molecules into orderly structures. The research of Seeman'...
The future of the world with materials science and engineering
...se nano-goals especially in the area of functional nanotechnology
where nanostructured materials have been developed...re scale," says Smith, "Commercial exploitation of nanotechnology
is just beginning." Space exploration will be taken to new heights thanks to the novel materials and...
Register now for the 2000 AAAS Annual Meeting
...nary program is enclosed. Subjects range from: nanotechnology
and its possibilities for the future new studies on chocolate clinical trials on homocysteine, the "new cholesterol" new techniques to find landmines results of early intervention in child development implications of the decline in honeybees geno...
Northwestern researchers clone gene responsible for inner ear motor
...ompatible motors could be a boon to the developing nanotechnology
field. "This is a landmark study," said Mario ...llos and Madison, however, probably will leave the nanotechnology
applications to other researchers. With the Prestin gene in hand, the researchers have plotted their...
NASA Materials Conference Features Science Results, Experts on Technologies for Exploration
...scuss current hot topics in their fields - such as nanotechnology
and biomaterials. Media can hear about the latest research findings reported by hundreds of investigators from NASA, universities and industry. The conference is hosted by Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville - NASA's Lead Center for Micrograv...
Ohio State to host first worldwide biomed/nanotech conference
... Physicians' perspective on the role nanotechnology
may one day play in oncology, cardiology, pain management, and cardiothoracic surgery. During the meeting, Ferrari, who is also a professor of internal medic...
Brown engineering and neuroscience group wins grant for brain study
...ctronics used in personal computers. Their work in nanotechnology
may be able to tell scientists more about how the brain works and may someday allow computer makers to supercharge electronic structures with human capabilities. The grant is unusual because it pairs the life scie...
Researchers discover new oceanic bacterial photopigment that converts light into biochemical energy
...ration in an abundant oceanic microbial group. For nanotechnology
development, this research has generated interest in the potential for new applications in the area of light-actuated molecular switches....
Tiny microchips have big promise in fighting serious diseases
... Michler and several colleagues discussed the role nanotechnology
may play in medicine of the future during a presen... University. They offered their perspective on how nanotechnology
will affect patient treatment in the future:Treating the pain associated with surgery is poorly done...
Faster nanowires may advance nanotechnological applications for detecting glucose, hormones or DNA
...be building blocks for what may be among the first nanotechnology
applications: biological sensors for detecting glucose levels in diabetics, measuring hormone levels in menopausal women or identifying DNA at crime scenes. Stanford chemists have taken an important step toward making such wires by synthesizing a ma...
UW, PNNL think big, aim small with creation of joint nanotechnology institute
...for initiatives in other areas, he said. Although nanotechnology
will be the first theme to benefit from the joint ...d supporting the joint institute. Nanoscience and nanotechnology
deal with the building of new materials and extremely small machines by manipulating individual atom...
Putting randomness to work: unique form of nanoscale random motion may drive key cellular functions
...biological implications, Fox hopes the paper leads nanotechnology
researchers to think about heat and motion in a new way. "There are lessons here for nanotechnology
in these biological nano-systems," he added. "This will help people to appreciate that thermal m...
NSF awards interdisciplinary Penn team $1.45 million to study, develop building blocks of nanostructures
...University of Sheffield in Britain. In large part, nanotechnology
seeks to emulate the natural world, where millions...d molecules that assemble themselves from scratch, nanotechnology
might allow virtually fully automated production of consumer goods. Scientists believe nanotechnolo...
DuPont gives agricultural pesticide patent rights to Purdue
...plinary research and education. In addition to the nanotechnology
facility, the park will include buildings for research involving bioscience/engineering and e-enterprises. An entrepreneurship center will help students and faculty learn how to pursue real-world applications for the technologies they develop. A gift...
Rice center to study therapeutic and environmental imapct of nanotechnology
beyond molecular-scale electronics and science-fic...Rice University. "In recent weeks alone, numerous nanotechnology
articles have appeared citing superconductivity of Buckyballs, single molecular computer switches, g...
Smallest silicon particles light way for new sensors, materials
...," Buriak says. "It belongs to this whole field of nanotechnology
where properties, such as color and reactivity, can depend on size. If you keep cutting a material down to the nanoscale, you may reach a point where the size will change the properties of the material. It gets really wacky." Though porous silicon is...
Researchers at Vanderbilt's Free-Electron Laser Center are developing new forms of laser surgery, improved X-ray technology, and better methods for protein identification
...erials science, particularly the use of the FEL in nanotechnology
research; laser surgery; proteomics, identification of the structure and function of proteins; and, in vivo imaging, using the FEL and monochromatic X-ray beams to image individual molecules in living animals....
Lilly Endowment grants almost $26 million to Purdue Discovery Park
...t university facilities in the nation dedicated to nanotechnology
research, Jischke said. It will be funded with a c...early every aspect of society in the 20th century, nanotechnology
is expected to have profound influences in the 21st century. The possibilities include: * The creati...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2002
...arbonnanofibers, created by coupling the fields of nanotechnology
and biotechnology, are especially attractive because of their ability to function with living cells. Researchers expect the marriage to lead to better understanding and perhaps controlling of the biological mechanisms within people and other living t...
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