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Under this section you will find links to the original articles and press releases from hand selected science and technology stories from various online sources.  

  March 2001

 
Molecular sponge for nuclear waste
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories unveiled a new material acting as a molecular sponge for strontium 90...
By Alison McCook
Source: Scientific American
Separation and analysis of DNA in Nanofluidic Systems..
Cornell researchers replace test tube with tiny silicon devices to rapidly measure, count and sort biological molecules..
Source : Cornell News
Wiring Up Nanoelectronics
Harvard researchers, using silicon nanowires only 20 nm wide created functional nanoscale semiconductor devices..
By Alan Leo

Source : Technology Review
Silicon Cage Custers: Better than Buckyballs?
Researchers at the Joint Research Center for Atom Technology in Japan reveals that silicon can settle into basket-like arrangements.. 
Source: Physics News Upadate
Electronic Paper Turns the page..
A handful of leading technology companies are vying to create the first practical electronic paper, a digital display thin and flexible to replace paper in many situations...
By Charles C. Mann 
Source : Technology Review
After the electronic paper.. the paper thin battery
Discovered by an Israel-based Power Paper the paper-thin battery, could power credit cards, medical patches, etc.
By Gunjan Sinha
Source: Popular Science
Understanding cell communications
A $1.5 million grant to understand chemical and physical codes in signal transduction..
Source :  Cornell News
Circuits of a Cell
Adam Arkin, from Berkeley lab, with predictions from theory and computer modeling, and with a growing database of chemical devices and circuits motifs, hopes to make the understanding of intracellular communications and control, a true engineering discipline.
by Paul Preuss
Source: Berkeley Lab Research Review

 

 
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