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Caltech researchers create highly absorbing, flexible solar cells with silicon wire arrays

February 16, 2010
biotech

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Contact: Lori Oliwenstein lorio@caltech.edu 626-395-3631 California Institute of Technology PASADENA, Calif. – Using arrays of long, thin silicon wires embedded in a polymer substrate, a team of scientists from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has created a new type of flexible solar cell that enhances the absorption of sunlight…


Nanotech discovery may green chemical manufacturing

February 16, 2010
biotech

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark william.raillant-clark@mcgill.ca 514-398-2189 McGill University McGill researcher develops eco-friendly nanocatalyst This release is available in French. A new nanotech cat…


Biologists image birth of blood-forming stem cells in embryo

February 14, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Kim McDonald scinews@ucsd.edu 858-534-7572 University of California – San Diego Biologists at UC San Diego have identified the specific region in vertebrates where adult blood stem cells arise during embryonic development. Their discovery, which appears in a paper in this week’s early online edition of the journal Nature,</e…

Lee County lays biotech foundation

February 13, 2010
biotech

Lee County plunged millions of dollars deep into the expensive and ultra-competitive life-science industry last week. Local officials hope to …Click Here to Read More


‘Mending a Broken Heart’ focus of UCF Research Briefing

February 12, 2010
biotech

Mending a broken heart isn’t just about getting over a break up. For University of Central Florida scientist Dinender Singla, it’s …Click Here to Read More


School board member runs for re-election on “Biotechnology” platform

February 12, 2010
biotech

Jane Pfeilsticker was elected to the Manatee County School Board in 2006 and has filed to run for re-election this …Click Here to Read More


New fiber nanogenerators could lead to electric clothing

February 12, 2010
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Sarah Yang scyang@berkeley.edu 510-643-7741 University of California – Berkeley Berkeley – In research that gives literal meaning to the term “power suit,” University of California, Berkeley, engineers have created energy-scavenging nanofibers that could one day be woven into clothing and textiles. These nano-siz…


Researchers Create Drug to Keep Tumor Growth Switched Off

February 11, 2010
biotech

A novel – and rapid – anti-cancer drug development strategy has resulted in a new drug that stops kidney and …Click Here to Read More


5AM receives $3 million in State investment

February 11, 2010
biotech

5AM Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on building next-generation life science companies, has received $3 million from the …Click Here to Read More


Osprey Biotechnics to expand, add 35 jobs in Sarasota County

February 11, 2010
biotech

Osprey Biotechnics a Sarasota-based biotechnology company that creates and manufactures beneficial bacterial products to promote animal health, plant health and …Click Here to Read More