Tag: "fabrication" at biology news
New Stanford center probes nanoscale material
...ty on issues related to the conception, design and fabrication
of cantilevers. Other key Stanford participants include Malcolm Beasley (Applied Physics), Mark Brongersma (Materials Science and Engineering), Aharon Kapitulnik (Applied Physics and Physics) and Hari Manoharan (Physics). Participants from IBM's Alma...
Plants provide model for new shape-changing materials
...olymer chemistry, structural modeling and control, fabrication
methodologies, and systems integration required for this program. "As we generate materials that will feature internal pressures that allow the nastic structures to expand and contract, we hope to move on from the morphing wings to other applications...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2004
...rtically aligned carbon nanofibers. Using advanced fabrication
methods, researchers can control the length, diame...le rapid diffusion-based mixing. The silicon-based fabrication
techniques allow integration with electronic devices. "Integration with other microscale structures ...
NHGRI seeks next generation of sequencing technologies
...ion of DNA This group will explore combinations of fabrication
technologies to build devices for analysis of sing...p will develop computational modeling to guide the fabrication
of a novel nanotechnology sequencing device, as well as design electronic control and detection expe...
Idaho lab, Utah company achieve major milestone in hydrogen research
... Ceramatec for NASA. "Cell designs and fabrication
processes, which are scalable to a commercially pr...leverage this new funding to focus on refining the fabrication
of fuel cell electrodes using plasma spray coating processes. "Our team has worked for o...
Liposome finding implies electrical effect on cell development
... potentially exciting practical application in the fabrication
of bionanotubes," he said....
Ophthalmologists and physicists team up to design 'bionic eye'
...student Ian Chan continues to develop lithographic fabrication
technology for the implants. Alex Butterwick, a graduate student in applied physics, is studying the mechanisms of cellular damage and the safe limits of electrical stimulation....
Marine sponge yields nanoscale secrets
...chnological, catalytic route to the nanostructural fabrication
of valuable materials. Nature produces silica on a scale of gigatons thousands of millions of tons thousands-fold more than man can produce, said Morse. "This biosynthesis is remarkable because this nanoscale precision can't be duplicated by man." ...
Scientists create artificial cricket hairs
...oncepts and trying to mimic these using the latest fabrication
technologies. Cricket hairs are incredibly energy ...e structures may form a stepping-stone towards the fabrication
of hairs operating in fluids, such as found in the inner ears of mammals. The team are now producin...
Catalyst support structures facilitate high-temperature fuel reforming
...le reformers, Kenis said, with improvements in the fabrication
Global Climate and Energy Project awards five research grants totaling more than $11 million
...ill investigate novel approaches to the design and fabrication
of solar cells, with the goal of developing efficient and low-cost options for converting solar energy to electricity: * ''Inorganic Nanocomposite Solar Cells by Atomic Layer Deposition,'' led by Stanford researchers Stacey Bent, Department of Chemic...
Study: Nanotech processing 'greener' than oil refining
...anticipate all of the details of how nanomaterials fabrication
will evolve, but based on what we do know, the fabrication
of the nanomaterials we considered appears to present lower risks than current industrial activities...
Secrets of the sea yield stronger artificial bone
...o work with artificial joints. Their ice-templated fabrication
technique also holds promise for many applications...resins. Ultimately, their technique may enable the fabrication
of new materials with properties that cannot be achieved by nature or conventional processing techni...
New Georgia Tech probe revolutionizes nano imaging
...o speed up semiconductor metrology and even enable fabrication
of smaller devices. It can be added with little effort to existing AFM systems for certain applications. "I think this technology will eventually replace the current AFM," said Dr. Levent Degertekin, head of the project and an asscoiate professor in ...
UCSB researchers discover shape matters to macrophages
...ze was the main issue in phagocytosis, and because fabrication
of non-spherical particles of controlled dimensions has been difficult. The researchers used macrophages from alveolar (lung sac) rat tissue and developed polystyrene particles of various sizes and shapes as model targets. Mitragotri and Champion use...
'Custom' nanoparticles could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment
...one and his associates at UNC have developed a new fabrication
technique that allows, for the first time, unprecedented control over the structure and function of drug delivery nanoparticles. Called PRINT (Particle Replication In Non-wetting Templates), the technique is similar to injection molding and uses prin...
Americans love competition, but is it pushing our scientists too far?
...ous types of scientific misconduct: falsification, fabrication
and plagiarism, while they did report numerous instances of scientific misbehavior. De Vries and his colleagues conclude that it is the ambiguities and everyday demands of scientific research that compromise the integrity of research. They are also ...
New materials developed for vascular graft
...cal Materials, researchers reported the design and fabrication
of a new material to be used for vascular grafts that in the future could ultimately be implanted in patients undergoing coronary artery graft surgery. The material is a blend of polydioxanone (PDO), a synthetic biodegradable polymer that has been u...
Top researcher-educators receive Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
...dies the use of colloidal inks in a solid freeform fabrication
process. Through the use of colloidal inks, it is possible to print two and three-dimensional structures, including complex geometries and those with varying material properties. These advantages enable a range of applications, from electronic packag...
New methods for screening nanoparticles
...als (CFN) with state-of-the-art facilities for the fabrication
and study of nanomaterials, with an emphasis on atomic-level tailoring of nanomaterials and nanoparticles to achieve desired properties and functions. "Nanomaterials show great promise, but because of their extremely small size and unique propertie...