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32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...stic and therapeutic technologies, improvements in electronics
and automobile manufacturing and an improved compu..., which are needed for diverse and important power electronics
and optoelectronics applications, by using an approach that incorporates new techniques of crystal s...
MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied
...source efficiency. To assess the performance of electronics
recycling firms, people have focused mainly on the...walks rather than in recycling facilities. But the electronics
recycling business is expected to grow quickly. Regulations on handling large-scale electronics
Electronics recycling made easy
...ercury thermostats, dental amalgam waste, computer electronics
and CRTs. "As the largest lamp recycling company i...d harmful substances contained within lighting and electronics
products. Onyx is continually developing effective recycling programs designed to help clients manag...
Safer medical implants, more comfortable fabrics among research items at Rochester meeting
...l advances mean brighter, more flexible future for electronics
Lightweight, flexible electronic displays, improved chemical sensors and brighter LEDs are just a few of the technologies being developed through advances in chemistry. A two- day symposium, Optoelectronics, Organic LED and Display Materials, will ...
NSTI announces schedule for 8th Annual Nanotech 2005 Conference
...ets, such as nanotechnology in telecommunications, electronics
and even cosmetics. We are expecting record attendance for 2005." Nanotech 2005 will present four program tracks complete with focused sessions and panel discussions. The Nanotechnology track will cover nanotech materials, chemistry and energy. The...
Virginia Tech patents advance microprocessors, vaccines, vision, vibration control, more
...the capabilities to become a world leader in power electronics
and to continue to enhance the efficiency of power electronics. CPES is a consortium of five universities, led by Virginia Tech. A number of the industry members were persuaded that it is in their interest to have the center work on their common prob...
DuPont announces research agreement with India's National Chemical Laboratory
...ologies for a broad scope of markets, ranging from electronics
to agriculture. Globally, DuPont has more than 75 R&D facilities with over 40 in the United States and more than 35 in 11 other nations. DuPont has more than 4,400 scientists and engineers around the world, including India. DuPont India is a subsid...
Rock on! Indiana limestone: NIST's first and latest SRM
...SRM 1649--Urban Dust, SRM 1641--Mercury in Water), electronics
(SRM 476--Linewidth Measurement, SRM 2543--Silicon Resistivity) criminal forensics (SRM 2379--Drugs of Abuse in Human Hair, SRM 2285--Arson Test Mixture), and dozens of others. About 350 SRMs support the auto industry, for example, from manufacture o...
Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication
...logist who served the dual role of camp doctor and electronics
guru. Rodwell and O'Connell-Rodwell supervised construction of the campsite, which included four elevated tents, a cooking/dining area and a 20-foot-tall, two-story observation tower with a commanding view of the waterhole and surrounding scrubland. ...
Breakthrough: Scientists create world's tiniest organic particles
...he human body.Adapting technology pioneered by the electronics
industry in fabricating transistors, the team has figured out for the first time how to create particles for carrying genetic material, pharmaceuticals and other compounds of unprecedented small size and uniformity. The tiny bits are so small they ca...
Electronic connectivity isn't all that great, warns computer guru at NJIT talk
"Although sophisticated electronics
gadgets are making the world appear smaller, distance should not die," said computer guru Darl Kolb earlier this week at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Kolb, a visiting professor from the University of Auckland Business School, New Zeala...
Microbes found to produce miniature electrical wires
...roduces may have a variety of applications for the electronics
industry. Ultrafine wires, often referred to as nanowires, are required for further miniaturization of electronic devices. Manufacturing nanowires from more traditional materials such as metals, silica, or carbon is difficult and expensive. However, ...
Disease diagnosis, bioengineering covered at state nano summit
...ations in life science, materials science, energy, electronics
and semiconductors. Both presenters and attendees will be able to explore the specific research needs and opportunities associated with the multidisciplinary field that is nanotechnology. Krause's work deals with the significant effort in bionanot...
UCI receives $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to research electronic waste
...nvironmental and health dangers posed by discarded electronics
like cell phones. Led by Oladele Ogunseitan, prof...m also will examine the impact of dumping outdated electronics
in landfills, where the hazardous chemicals in electronic waste, or "e-waste," can threaten the envi...
FSU chemist's ultrathin films promise a multitude of uses
...its from binding to them during wear. High-speed electronics
could be coated with ultrathin films to make them resistant to electrostatic fields that interfere with their functions. Glass slides can be stamped with films that encourage or retard cellular adhesion in certain areas, allowing for greater effici...
UW-Madison small-scale research receives big boost
.... The work could have wide-ranging applications in electronics
and biology, including the use of atomic-scale materials to direct the growth and differentiation of embryonic stem cells. Initially established in 1996, the interdisciplinary center combines the expertise of more than 30 faculty members in 13 UW-Mad...
Modifications render carbon nanotubes nontoxic
...n for dozens of applications in materials science, electronics
and medical imaging," said CBEN Director Vicki Colvin, the lead researcher on the project. "For medical applications, it is reassuring to see that the cytotoxicity of nanotubes is low and can be further reduced with simple chemical changes." Research...
Researchers make long DNA 'wires' for future medical and electronic devices
...A strands could act as wires in biologically based electronics
and medical devices, said L. James Lee, professor ...s that can be designed into patterns for molecular electronics
or biosensors," Lee said. "And in our case, we want to try to build tools for gene delivery, DNA rec...
Unified physics theory explains animals' running, flying and swimming
...explains traffic flows, the cooling of small-scale electronics
and river currents. The researchers, funded by the National Science Foundation, report that the constructal law predicts universal relationships between animals' body mass and speed, as well as the frequency and force of the strides, beats or undulat...
New testing method developed to assess safety, health risks of nanomaterials
...ain-resistant clothing, sunscreens, cosmetics, and electronics
and will also be utilized increasingly in medicine for purposes of diagnosis, imaging and drug delivery. The ability of nanotechnology to interact with biological materials leads to the possibility that they may be harmful to humans and the envir...
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