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nano-scale engineering

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Researchers set to move on to 4D printing

A research team has been given a US$855,000 grant to start research on printing's next step: the fourth dimension.

By October 9, 2013

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Plotting the next Silicon Valley -- you'll never guess where

special report Crave globe-trotter Eric Mack kicks off an exclusive four-part series on the unlikely Latin American spot hoping to transform itself into a new hub for science, technology, and innovation.

By March 26, 2013

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Implantable device propels itself through bloodstream

New medical device, powered wirelessly via electromagnetic radio waves, could be used as a diagnostic or surgical tool.

By February 22, 2012

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Scientist's $40 microwave zaps better heat-to-power materials

Rensselaer researchers say sulfur-doped and microwave-cooked nanomaterials could lead to refrigerators with no moving parts or cars that make electricity from waste heat.

By January 18, 2012

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'Fit-to-Flow' fluid connector: Medicine's USB

Biomedical engineers at UC Davis unveil a plug-in interface they compare to USB to connect microfluidics to electronic devices for biological and chemical testing on the go.

By November 29, 2010

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New virus-detecting lab on a chip gets even better

A team of BYU engineers and chemists figures out how to interface macro levels of liquid onto their microscopic silicon chip to detect viruses at even very low concentrations.

By February 3, 2010

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IBM's 35 atoms and the rise of nanotech

Don Eigler moved a single atom two decades ago. Since then, he and IBM have taken new steps in pursuing a dream of compact, power-efficient computing.

By September 28, 2009

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How condoms for men could be a thing of the past

Scientists at the University of Utah are making progress with a "molecular" gelatinous condom to be applied by women, on women, for women.

By August 14, 2009

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Google CEO, Microsoft exec on Obama tech board

Eric Schmidt and Craig Mundie will serve to advise the Obama administration on matters of science, technology, and innovation.

By April 27, 2009

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Getting a charge out of a beating heart

Scientists develop nano generator that uses heartbeat and blood flow to produce electricity.

By April 2, 2009