Cnano Technology Archive

Cnano TechnologyAtomic force microscope brings together two RNA to assemble a functional molecular complex

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Using an atomic force microscope as a “crane”, LMU (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) researchers have succeeded in bringing two biomolecules together to form an active complex – with nanometer precision and built-in quality control. The business end of the atomic force microscope …

astronomyBrazil’s Agricultural Miracle

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Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software From the Economist magazine, over the last four decades Brazil has become the first tropical agricultural giant and the first to challenge the dominance of the “big five” food exporters (America, …

Cnano TechnologyPlanar Energy’s Solid-state Battery Potential for Triple Lithium Ion Energy Density at Half the Cost – University of Central Florida Confirms

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Researchers at the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC)) have verified findings by Planar Energy that could lead to dramatic cost and performance improvements in large format batteries required for practical electric vehicles. AMPAC …

Cnano TechnologyDNA Nucleosides in a Tunneling Gap and Carbon Nanotube Nanopore DNA Reading Could Speed DNA Sequencing 1000 Times

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Tunneling measurements with functionalized electrodes. (A) A gold probe and a gold substrate are functionalized with a monolayer of 4-mercaptobenzoic acid, and the size of the gap between two electrodes maintained under servo control at a value such that the …

Cnano TechnologyScientists Control Chemical Reactions of Ultracold Molecules

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Physicists at JILA have for the first time observed chemical reactions near absolute zero, demonstrating that chemistry is possible at ultralow temperatures and that reaction rates can be controlled using quantum mechanics, the peculiar rules of submicroscopic physics. The new …

carnival of spaceSpeed Genes in Horses Have been Identified

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A speed gene in horses is enabling thoroughbred owners to sort would-be sprinters from plodders from just a teaspoonful of the galloper’s blood. The research, published Jan. 20 in the Public Library of Science Journal PLoS ONE, is the first …

abundanceIPCC Retracting Claim that Himalayan Glaciers Will Melt by 2035

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Times Online UK is reporting that the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) is retracting its claim that the Himalayan glaciers will melt by 2035 * The claim was based upon a 1999 news story in the New Scientist. * …

carbon nanotubesAvatar IMAX Passes $100 million Being Driven by 3D and Number One Possibilities after Avatar and the Future Movie Industry

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Imax passes $100 mil globally with ‘Avatar 3D’ James Cameron’s sci-fi epic is still set to screen for seven more weeks on Imax’s giant screens, “Avatar” to date has raked in $68 million in premium North American ticket receipts and …

carbon nanotubesUpdate on Pan Starrs- Asteroid detector

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Four 71-inch mirrors gathering light for Pan-STARRS would each be hooked up to what would be the four largest digital cameras ever built. The system would be able to survey the entire sky once a week, and would be able …