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molecules

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Molecules for sale: Biofuel outfits bet on chemicals

Making industrial chemicals from plants is easier to crack into than the cut-rate world of transportation fuels for young green-tech companies seeking a commercial foothold.

By May 9, 2011

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IBM eyes molecule 'anatomy' for future computers

IBM scientists have imaged the chemical structure of an individual molecule, which may lead to the construction of electronic building blocks on an atomic scale.

By August 27, 2009

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Moving molecules at IBM Almaden

Big Blue scientists are aiming for breakthroughs to help computers sift through the exabytes of data that have become a fact of life.

By February 4, 2008

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Supercomputing simulation employs 156,000 Amazon processor cores

To simulate 205,000 molecules as quickly as possible for a USC simulation, Cycle Computing fired up a mammoth amount of Amazon servers around the globe.

By November 12, 2013

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Nanotech device could step in for dogs to sniff out explosives

Scientists say their tech is inspired by the canine olfactory mucus layer, which absorbs and then concentrates airborne molecules.

By November 20, 2012

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Everyday office paper tests for pregnancy, medical conditions

Researchers hope to make not just cheap but nearly free medical tests using paper that can stick to certain molecules.

By October 3, 2012

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Blow here: New breathalyzer may screen for diabetes, lung cancer

Researchers hope to soon be able to test our breath for a wide range of "biomarkers" -- molecules that could indicate the presence of a particular disease.

By May 8, 2012

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Hydrogen 'sponge' could extend EV driving range

Novel molecules with as much surface area per volume as a football field could be used to store more hydrogen than compressed gas, extending the range of fuel-cell electric vehicles.

By January 27, 2012

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Capturing atomic images via ultrafast X-ray pulses

The Linac Coherent Light Source at Stanford University produces ultrafast pulses of X-rays powerful enough to make images of single molecules.

By February 23, 2010