Nanotrope Receives Phase II Grant from NASA to Advance Nanoscale Drug Delivery 03/02 NASA has awarded Nanotrope Inc. The award-winning company's proposal took into account both NASA initiatives with respect to outer space as commercial applications outside of NASA.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered a way to create much thinner thin-film solar cells without sacrificing the cells' ability to absorb solar energy. Reducing the thickness of the cells should significantly lower the manufacturing costs of the technology (see the document in Nano Letters: "Dielectric Core – Shell Optical Antennas for Strong Solar Absorption Enhancement").
Scientists at USC have developed a potential pathway for cheap and stable solar cells made from nanocrystals so small they can exist as liquid ink and be painted or printed on light surfaces. His research appears this month in the international journal of inorganic chemistry Dalton Transactions.
Wavii, a new personalized news service has been launched by some of the most respected developers of this technology. Wavii searches the Internet - including tweets, news and blogs - to offer a personalized service. It is offered via the web or as an application to mobile phones and has been created by former engineers at Amazon and Microsoft.
MORPHONANO marks a decade of artistic collaboration (2002-2012) between multimedia artist Victoria Vesna and nanoscientist James Gimzewski. By reversing the scale of nanotechnology to the realm of human experience, the artist and scientist create a sublime reverse of spacetime. Source: Nanowerk
Exhaled Air Condensate (EBC) analysis has been gaining recognition as a promising diagnostic method for linking specific gaseous components present in human breath with disease and exposure to chemical compounds. Breath tests are also much less invasive than blood tests, can be done very quickly, and do not create any biohazard residue.
The US risks losing its international leadership in nanotechnology The report, titled "Ranking the Nations on Nanotech: Hidden Havens and False Threats," compares innovation and technological development in nanotechnology in 19 countries in order to provide legislators, business leaders and investors a detailed map of the international development landscape of nanotechnology.
Tips for using the Internet wisely and safely If you want to browse the Internet safely, there are a series of rules or tips that it is convenient to follow so as not to get unpleasant surprises. According to experts, these are the main security practices that must be followed if we want to use the Internet safely.
The use of an antiseptic reduces umbilical cord infection and associated neonatal death. The use of a topical antiseptic to clean the umbilical cord in newborns and infants significantly reduces the risk of infection and neonatal mortality. More than 3 million children die each year around the world, with infections causing about one-third of all neonatal deaths.
Google prepares to add "Google Play" to the navigation bar "Play" already appears in the black bar at the top of the home page of Google and its other sites, such as Gmail. The “Play” button (without its triangular logo) appeared on Google pages on Monday. Google revamped its Android Market store by renaming it Google Play earlier this month in an attempt to create a one-stop shop for apps. , e-books, music and videos.
3 quick and easy steps to make tablecloths The tablecloths for square or round tables, we explain the process step by step so that it is the easiest and simplest way to make your own designs.The simple tablecloth models consist of a piece of round fabric, square or rectangular, which is placed on the board and falls freely.
Testosterone Has Antidepressant Effects Testosterone, the main male sex hormone, appears to have antidepressant properties. New research, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, shows that the hippocampus, a region of the brain involved in memory formation and the regulation of The stress response plays an important role in mediating the effects of testosterone.
The European Commission has imposed a fine of more than 4,300 million euros on Google, becoming the largest sanction in history, for breach of competition regulations. Specifically, he is accused of using his Android operating system to reinforce the position of his search. This sanction, which will be appealed by Google in court, has generated a great debate at the international level, since the breach of competition regulations is not very clear for some sectors.
If you go to the mountains, take ibuprofen Ibuprofen reduces the incidence of altitude sickness. This non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug also appears to reduce the severity of the disease. Some tourists and mountaineers, or in the case of military operations and search and rescue missions, participants do not have time to prepare for the ascent.
Microsoft has only 20 of the total market for computers, half that of Google and behind Apple, according to Goldman Sachs Microsoft's total market share in the computer sector, including tablets and smartphones, has fallen from 97 to 20 and by the end of this year it will be less than half that of Google and will be behind Apple's.
A group of hackers acquires sponsored links from Google According to an article published in ComputerWorld.com, the security company Exploit Prevention Labs discovered last week the plot of a group of hackers that consisted of buying keywords from Google searches and then diverting users to malicious sites at the time they clicked on sponsored links (advertising that appears next to the results of Google searches).
According to a Quartz article, Silicon Valley engineers and other tech employees seem to have finally realized that San Francisco Bay is no longer the “promised land” of yesteryear. And it is that the best job choice is not always the best paid, but the one that offers the best quality of life.
According to an article published on November 30, 2006 on Vnunet.com, the Internet giant has decided this week to cancel its “Google Answers” service, the first project developed by the company after its search technology. “Google Answers” allowed users to hire a real person to research a question, rather than relying on electronically generated search results.
According to an article published this month on cheapflights.co.uk, Ryanair has announced a series of new flights from Ireland starting in the spring. In March, the airline will start flying between Shannon to Alicante, and between Dublin and Palma, Santander and Zadar. (Croatia) The new services will bring Ryanair's number of routes from Dublin to 83, and from Shannon to 31, consolidating its position as Ireland's leading airline.
Are you ready to revive your adventurous spirit? August is the perfect month to bathe with sharks, do epic trout fishing and catch a plane and travel to places very far away. So in the next post we propose 8 plans out of the common for daring and adventurous people who, someone like you, cannot be missed.