News - 26 Aug 2008
DNA barcoding is a movement to catalog all life on earth by a simple standardized genetic tag, similar to stores labeling products with unique barcodes. The effort promises foolproof food inspection,...
News - 7 May 2008
A small, unmanned vehicle makes its way down the road ahead of a military convoy. Suddenly it stops and relays a warning to the convoy commander. The presence of a deadly improvised explosive device,...
Article - 24 Nov 2003
“MicroChemLab” device serves as homeland security tool for first-line responders and offers variety of other applications. Posted October 7 2003
News - 1 Mar 2016
Chemists in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences have made a transformational advance in an alternate lighting source—one that doesn’t require a battery or a...
News - 2 Sep 2015
The Georgia Institute of Technology has become a founding member of the new Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute (FHE-MII) established by the U.S. Department of...
News - 27 Mar 2015
Sandia National Laboratories has begun making silicon wafers for three nuclear weapon modernization programs, the largest production series in the history of its Microsystems and Engineering Sciences...
News - 14 Dec 2012
Since Edison's first bulb, heat has been a mostly undesirable byproduct of light. Now researchers at Rice University are turning light into heat at the point of need, on the nanoscale, to trigger...
News - 10 Dec 2010
Despite their initial focus on national economic competitiveness, the nanotechnology research initiatives now funded by more than 60 countries have become increasingly collaborative, with nearly a...
News - 6 Sep 2008
On Thursday, September 4, the University of Illinois' will host Capital Development Board Chairman Anthony Licata and other state officials on campus to dedicate the recently expanded Micro and...
News - 27 Nov 2007
Going through airport security can be such a hassle. Shoes, laptops, toothpastes, watches and belts all get taken off, taken out, scanned, examined, handled and repacked. But "T-rays", a...