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Molecular gates spin photons from chemicals
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6/27/2005   Post a comment
The human eye employs millions of nanoscale photoreceptors that output chemical signals when they are stimulated by photons. By reversing that process, a team of researchers in Northern Ireland and Japan has engineered a tiny molecular transistor that emits photons when supplied with the right chemicals.
IBM, defending supercomputer crown, eyes NEC
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6/20/2005   Post a comment
NEC could be bidding to reclaim its place as maker of the world's fastest supercomputer when unofficial rankings are announced this week.
MIT soft-lithography method harnesses DNA
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6/20/2005   Post a comment
A soft-lithography technique that harnesses deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) as a self-reproducing template is being developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Supramolecular Nano Materials Group.
SILICON ENGINEERING: Low-temperature adhesives putting heat on solder
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6/20/2005   Post a comment
Low-temperature, low-profile conductive adhesives are poised to enable ultraflat-panel displays for cell phones, laptop computers and wall-mounted televisions.
U.S. expected to dominate supercomputer list
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6/15/2005   Post a comment
U.S. supercomputer makers are expected to dominate this year's list of the world's fastest supercomputers.
Silica, dye yield new kind of quantum dot
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6/13/2005   Post a comment
An alternative to quantum dots-encapsulating organic dyes in a silica matrix-has been developed by researchers at Cornell University. The process, they said, could cut the cost of making optical computing devices, and render them chemically inert as well.
Nanotech conference plots future of electronics
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6/6/2005   Post a comment
Presenters at the First International Nanotechnology Conference on Communication and Cooperation last week identified the key issues facing nanotechnology.
'Vision chips' mimic eye, brain functions
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6/6/2005   Post a comment
As the long development of charge-coupled device (CCD) and CMOS active-pixel sensor technology begins to pay off in the form of affordable all-electronic still and video cameras, a second wave of solid-state imaging chips with very different capabilities is emerging from research labs around the world.
Organic molecule switches like a transistor
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Researchers at the University of Alberta have successfully demonstrated a single-molecule switch and transistor.


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