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Re-engineering a Healthy Eye Tissue to Restore Damaged Eyesight
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06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margarita Shalaev
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness in the USA and Western Europe. It affects over one million people in the United States alone. One of...
Biosensing applications of Plasmon Resonance in gold nanoparticles
06 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Karina Moore
Light can be used to excite plasmon resonance in gold nanoparticles. Plasmon resonance occurs on the nanoscale as the particles become excited and plasmon oscillations arise in each particle of a...
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26 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David D. Nolte
While single-molecule detection through fluorescence has now become common-place, there has been no analogous single-molecule capability using direct detection approaches such as interferometry. ...
On the Cross Roads of Biology and Nanotechnology – Selective DNA Nanopore Sensors
01 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Samir Iqbal
The ability to manipulate and identify the properties of single
biological molecules with the potential of characterizing biological
processes at the most fundamental levels can significantly...
Charge Transfer Across an Energy Transducing Integral Membrane Protein Complex
31 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William A. Cramer
The cytochrome bc complexes of the mitochondrial respiratory and photosynthetic electron transport chains are hetero-oligomeric integral membrane proteins. These proteins are responsible for most...
Nanotechnology: Considerations for Facility Design
21 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John Weaver
The growing area of study broadly termed nanotechnology provides a
new set of challenges to the facility designer. While evolutionary
changes in the quality of clean spaces occur, it is the...
From Research to Learning in Chemistry through Visualization and Computation
21 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson
Modern chemistry research and high school chemistry education are separated by institutional and geographical boundaries. As such, much of secondary chemistry education is still based on the...
Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges
10 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
James Leary (2007), "Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges," Purdue Bioethics Seminar Series, http://nanohub.org/resources/2691.
Bioethics at Purdue
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07 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Don Bergstrom
Living organisms are self-assembling systems that achieve an enormous variety of functions through organization of components from sub-nanometer to meter scale. Understanding the functions of...
Illinois 2007 Nano-Bio Workshop with nanoHUB Summer School and User Forum
27 Apr 2007 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Narayan Aluru, Eric Jakobsson, Umberto Ravaioli, Dave Mattson, Gerhard Klimeck, Michael McLennan
This summer, on the campus of the University of Illinois, the NCDBN and NCN@UIUC will hold a scientific meeting on "Experimental and Computational Approaches to Understanding Membrane Assemblies...
BNC Annual Research Symposium: Bio-Nanotechnology and Biomedical Devices
23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rashid Bashir
This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the...
High-Aspect-Ratio Micromachining of Titanium: Enabling New Functionality and Opportunity in Micromechanical Systems Through Greater Materials Selection
09 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Masa Rao
Traditionally, materials selection has been limited in high-aspect-ratio micromechanical applications, due primarily to the predominance of microfabrication processes and infrastructure dedicated...
PNP Cyclic Peptide Ion Channel Model
04 Apr 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Brian Radak, Hyonseok Hwang, George C. Schatz, Mark A. Ratner
This tool simulates ion flow in a system modeled after cyclic peptide ion channels using Poisson-Nernst-Planck (PNP) theory.
The Impact of Protein Flexibility on Ligand Binding to Proteins: A Computational Perspective
22 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Markus A. Lill
Nowadays, computer-aided drug discovery (CADD) concepts are routinely
used in academia and industry for identifying and optimizing lead
structures. While CADD techniques have been widely used...
Computer Simulation of Nanoparticles, Viruses, and Electrical Power-Generating Bacteria
20 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter J. Ortoleva
Models of cells and nanometer-scale biosystems are presented that
clarify their physico-chemical characteristics and allow for computer-
aided design of therapeutic and nanotechnical devices....
Antiestrogenic Conjugates as New Breast Cancer Chemoprevention Agents
08 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ross Weatherman
Tamoxifen is the first drug specifically approved for the prevention of cancer and arguably the most successful anticancer drug of all time. Although millions of breast cancer patients have...
Nanonewton Podcasts at MIT
06 Mar 2007 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Jeremy Brittan
Listen to podcast discussions with scientists and MIT students in the field of Nanomechanics
in conjunction with the Spring 2007 MIT undergraduate engineering course:
3.052 Nanomechanics of...
Purdue OSC Cancer Prevention Seminar Series
01 Mar 2007 | Series
The goal of the OSC Cancer Prevention Seminar Series is to provide an environment that facilitates increased collaboration of these scholarly efforts to promote further interdisciplinary...
Introduction to X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and XPS Application for Biologically Related Objects
26 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dmitry Zemlyanov
X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS), which is known as Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis (ESCA), is a powerful research tool for the study of the surface of solids. The technique...
Dendrimer-Templated Catalyst for Controlled Growth of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Plasma-Enhanced CVD
21 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Placidus Amama
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are an important class of materials with several technological applications because they possess unparalleled properties in terms of ballistic electrical conductivity,...