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Alfred to lend ceramic electrolyte and glass expertise to GE Global Research battery project

By / May 1, 2012

GE locomotive battery. Credit: GE Global Research. Once again, Alfred University is in the news for working with a corporate partner under the auspices of a New York State technology initiative. School officials have just announced that the university and General Electric have signed a contract to develop a new generation of sodium metal halide…

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Random headlines Saturday

By / April 11, 2009

Titania photoanodes return from the dead. Here, too. Clarkson groups awarded for “Electrochemical Supercapacitors Based on Polymerizable Ionic Liquids.” Absorbance modulation etches lines one-tenth the width of the light wavelength used to create them. AFM maker Asylum Research celebrates 10-year anniversary. Power industry might see ‘bust-to-boom’ upturn. Highly magnetic nanoparticles being tapped to reprocess nuclear…

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‘Hospital on a chip’ promises fewer battlefield deaths

By / December 9, 2008

Fewer soldiers will die on the battlefield if two U.S. researchers succeed in developing a project called “field hospital on a chip.” The project entails creation of a minimally-invasive sensor troops will wear into battle. Able to monitor, detect, diagnose and administer medication, the sensor will deliver life-saving treatment to soldiers long before medics can ever reach them, the researchers claim. “Since the majority of…

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