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Findings on Materials Science Detailed by Investigators at Institute...

The CPNs with tunable photoluminescence colors and carboxylate groups were further covalently modified with a series of specific molecules such as streptavidin, IgG and poly to show their generality for subsequent bioconjugation and biological applications."

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Wednesday | Building Operating Management

U.S. Green Building Council and the American Chemistry Council to...

The U.S. Green Building Council and the American Chemistry Council today announced a new initiative designed to ensure the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings by applying technical and science-based approaches to the LEED green building program.This new initiative acknowledges USGBC's success in leading the ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bioscience Technology

Sorting Cells with Sound Waves

Researchers from MIT, Pennsylvania State University, and Carnegie Mellon University have devised a new way to separate cells by exposing them to sound waves as they flow through a tiny channel.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania State University, Science, University of Notre Dame, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Resource Investing News

University of Florida Professor Develops Biodegradable Magnesium Surgical Pins

The University of Florida reported that Associate Professor of materials science and engineering, Michele Manuel, has developed a surgical pin made from magnesium.

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Gizmag

Transparent solar collectors may replace conventional windows

Researchers at Michigan State University claim to have a solar collector so clear that it could replace conventional glass in windows Researchers working at Michigan State University have created a completely transparent solar collector which is so clear that it could replace conventional glass in windows.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Nature of Tunable Optical Reflectivity of Rocksalt Hafnium Nitride Films

Here we find that optical reflectivity of rocksalt hafnium nitride films can be effectively tuned by stoichiometry x , and the underlying mechanism can be well elucidated by Drude-Lorentz fitting and first-principles calculations.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Moore quantum materials: Recipe for serendipity

Morosan is no ordinary cook; her pantry includes metals, oxides and sulfides, and her recipes produce superconductors and exotic magnets.

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Hispanic Business

Studies Conducted at Virginia Tech on Materials Science and Physical...

To date, however, no study has focused on the application of MGITC for the formation of stable 'hot-spot' aggregates for Raman imaging applications."

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Nanotechweb.org

Putting a twist in molybdenum diselenide

Molybdenum diselenide is a promising transition metal dichalcogenide . It has a lower bandgap than molybdenum disulfide the most extensively studied TMD yet the synthesis of it is more challenging due to the lower chemical reactivity of selenium compared with sulphur.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Science Daily

Solar energy that doesn't block the view

Researchers have developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.

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Capital Soup

Magnesium surgical implants can be designed to biodegrade, promote bone growth

Ask anyone who has a surgical pin in their body, and they likely will tell you they wish it would just go away.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Florida

Mon Aug 18, 2014

R & D

Moore quantum materials: Recipe for serendipity

Thanks to a $1.5 million innovation award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Rice Univ.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

R & D

The mummy's face: Solving an ancient mystery

He looks almost Byzantine or Greek, gazing doe-eyed over the viewer's left shoulder, his mouth forming a slight pout, like a star-struck lover or perhaps a fan of the races witnessing his favorite charioteer losing control of his horses.

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CiteULike

Synthesis and Characterization of Monodisperse Nanocrystals and Close-Packed Nanocrystal Assemblies

Annual Review of Materials Science , Vol. 30, No. 1. , pp. 545-610, doi:10.1146/annurev.matsci.30.1.545 a-a Abstracta Solution phase syntheses and size-selective separation methods to prepare semiconductor and metal nanocrystals, tunable in size from aS1 41 to 20 nm and monodisperse to a< 5%, are presented.

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Hispanic Business

Findings from Hunan University Provides New Data on Materials Science ...

Here a rational, simple, and integrated strategy is reported to construct uniform and strongly coupled metal metal oxide-graphene nanostructure as an electrocatalyst with high performance."

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Freshnews

DSM Expands Its Biomedical Business with the Launch of Its Cellular Therapy Development Services

DSM , a global leader in materials science and regenerative medicine, announced today the launch of its cellular therapy development services.

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Newswise

Boise State Engineering Professor Works to Help Solve Mystery Surrounding Portrait of a Mummy

He looks almost Byzantine or Greek, gazing doe-eyed over the viewer's left shoulder, his mouth forming a slight pout, like a star-struck lover or perhaps a fan of the races witnessing his favorite charioteer losing control of his horses.

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Scientific Blogging

Modern Day Alchemist Turns Metal Into Glass

Materials scientists have long sought to form glass from pure, monoatomic metals and Scott X. Mao, a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues have done it.

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EurekAlert!

Pitt engineer turns metal into glass

Their paper, "Formation of Monoatomic Metallic Glasses Through Ultrafast Liquid Quenching," was recently published online in Nature , a leading science journal.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, University of Pittsburgh

Tue Aug 12, 2014

EurekAlert!

Moore quantum materials: Recipe for serendipity

Thanks to a $1.5 million innovation award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Rice University physicist Emilia Morosan is embarking on a five-year quest to cook up a few unique compounds that have never been synthesized or explored.

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