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Friday, April 29, 2011

Sony Bloggie 3D now available for aspiring James Camerons everywhere -- Engadget

Sony Bloggie 3D now available for aspiring James Camerons everywhere -- Engadget
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For the First Time, Humans See Quantum Entanglement With the Naked Eye | Popular Science

For the First Time, Humans See Quantum Entanglement With the Naked Eye | Popular Science
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Qualcomm will have single/dual and quad core snapdragon mobile chips at 2.5 Ghz by the end of 2011

Qualcomm will have single/dual and quad core snapdragon mobile chips at 2.5 Ghz by the end of 2011
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The Backpack That Gives You X-Ray Vision | Fast Company

The Backpack That Gives You X-Ray Vision | Fast Company
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Record-Breaking New Fiber Optic Cables Transmit 100 Terabits Per Second | Popular Science

Record-Breaking New Fiber Optic Cables Transmit 100 Terabits Per Second | Popular Science
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Record-Breaking New Fiber Optic Cables Transmit 100 Terabits Per Second | Popular Science

Record-Breaking New Fiber Optic Cables Transmit 100 Terabits Per Second | Popular Science
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The $2 Billion Dark-Matter-Hunting Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer

The $2 Billion Dark-Matter-Hunting Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer
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Google Chrome Blog: Everybody’s talking (and translating) with Chrome

Google Chrome Blog: Everybody’s talking (and translating) with Chrome
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Cookies are for Closers: Oren Hurvitz's Blog » The OCR Quality of Google Docs

Cookies are for Closers: Oren Hurvitz's Blog » The OCR Quality of Google Docs
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Researchers Develop a Heat Pump That Can Last 10,000 Years | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World

Researchers Develop a Heat Pump That Can Last 10,000 Years | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World
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Team to Mimic Camouflage Skill of Cephalopods (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)

Team to Mimic Camouflage Skill of Cephalopods (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)
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A New Twist on Light (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)

A New Twist on Light (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)
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Beetle "Bling" Reveals Optical Secrets (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)

Beetle "Bling" Reveals Optical Secrets (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)
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Polarized Microscopy Shows Protein Position (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)

Polarized Microscopy Shows Protein Position (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)
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Glowing Nanopillars Light Up Cells (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)

Glowing Nanopillars Light Up Cells (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)
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Protecting Food Resources through FTIR Spectroscopy (BioPhotonics | Apr 2011 | Features)

Protecting Food Resources through FTIR Spectroscopy (BioPhotonics | Apr 2011 | Features)
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Time-Lapse Microscopy Captures Cells in the Act (BioPhotonics | Apr 2011 | Features)

Time-Lapse Microscopy Captures Cells in the Act (BioPhotonics | Apr 2011 | Features)
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High-Power Diode Lasers for Laser Surgery - DILAS Diodenlaser GmbH (BioPhotonics | Apr 2011 | Features)

High-Power Diode Lasers for Laser Surgery - DILAS Diodenlaser GmbH (BioPhotonics | Apr 2011 | Features)
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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Google Translate now supports speech input - Internet

Google Translate now supports speech input - Internet
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Stable, self-renewing neural stem cells created | KurzweilAI

Stable, self-renewing neural stem cells created | KurzweilAI
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MIT uses virus to increase solar-cell efficiency - 2011-04-26 17:44:16 | EDN

MIT uses virus to increase solar-cell efficiency - 2011-04-26 17:44:16 | EDN
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Self-powered, blood-activated sensor detects pancreatitis quickly and cheaply

Self-powered, blood-activated sensor detects pancreatitis quickly and cheaply
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HowStuffWorks "How Fiber Optics Work"

HowStuffWorks "How Fiber Optics Work"
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Why We Need An Open Wireless Movement | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Why We Need An Open Wireless Movement | Electronic Frontier Foundation
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System And Method For Holographic Optic Trap Bonding

System And Method For Holographic Optic Trap Bonding


This is what I was calling an optical crucible?

Does my work count as prior art?

What about the Replicator from Strar Trek?
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Design Automation Methods and Tools for Microfluidics-Based Biochips Book PDF

Design Automation Methods and Tools for Microfluidics-Based Biochips Book PDF
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cntfinal2.pdf (application/pdf Object)

cntfinal2.pdf (application/pdf Object)
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Synthetic brain comes a step closer with creation of artificial synapse

Synthetic brain comes a step closer with creation of artificial synapse
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Are we ready for neo-evolution? Harvey Fineberg « K21st – Essential 21st Century Knowledge

Are we ready for neo-evolution? Harvey Fineberg « K21st – Essential 21st Century Knowledge
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Commercial Services to Measure Telomere Length

Commercial Services to Measure Telomere Length
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Lemoptix MEMS micromirrors replace galvanometer and rotating mirrors - OptoIQ

Lemoptix MEMS micromirrors replace galvanometer and rotating mirrors - OptoIQ
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Millimeter-scale energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations | R&D Mag

Millimeter-scale energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations | R&D Mag
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Through a Sensor, Holographically

Through a Sensor, Holographically
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Fwd: Crystallizing molecular assemblies that don’t exist (Metamodern)



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Newsfeed to Email Gateway <emlynoregan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 5:01 PM
Subject: Crystallizing molecular assemblies that don't exist (Metamodern)
To: technologiclee@gmail.com


Crystallizing molecular assemblies that don't exist (04/26/11 18:20:15 UTC)

Leroy Cronin's group has pioneered the development of large, atomically precise metal oxide clusters (the polyoxometalates) with an eye to applications in nanotechnology. A recent publication shows why crystal engineering is a natural complement to this work — and to the engineering of self-assembling systems in general.

Here's an excerpt from the abstract (emphasis added):

Cations in control: crystal engineering polyoxometalate clusters using cation directed self-assembly

The synthetic engineering of anionic polyoxometalate (POM) clusters with predefined properties tailored to specific applications is a great challenge using routine "one-pot" POM syntheses. Under such conditions, difficulties often arise from the multitude of complex reaction pathways and self-assembly processes occurring in solution….the role of the cation facilitating the selective crystallization of a particular cluster type cannot be divorced from the reaction process since the crystallization process itself can help pull "virtual" building blocks into being….Consequently, this indicates that the process of crystallisation can have a profound effect on self-assembly at the molecular level. We therefore propose that the crystallization process itself may define the molecular structure of the cluster leading to the conundrum, which came first, the cluster or the crystal of the cluster?

There's a take-away message here for research groups working on self assembly (and likewise foldamers) based on a wide range of molecular systems:

The cooperativity of crystallization can select and stabilize structures that might be disfavored or unstable in solution, hence it may be easier to make crystalline arrays of self assembled structures than it is to make the structures themselves.

Rather than thinking in terms of two challenges in sequence — first, self assembly (or analogously, folding), then crystallization — it may be advantageous to reformulate these objectives as a single design problem leading to a one-step process that merges crystallization and assembly. Paradoxically, the combined challenge can be less than the sum of its parts — indeed, less than the challenge of the first step alone in the traditional methodology.

It goes without saying that a design-and-test cycle centered on crystalline products directly supports x-ray crystallography, the gold standard for determining structures with atomic resolution and geometric precision.

It's also well known that discrete units arrayed in porous crystals can be highly functional in themselves. The virtues of cross-linked enzyme crystals, for example, include stability and activity at elevated temperatures, in organic solvents, and under stringent industrial conditions.




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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

DTMF & IVR Menu Processing for Skype - Skype Community

DTMF & IVR Menu Processing for Skype - Skype Community
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Pak 'n Save owner sees a good side | Stuff.co.nz

Pak 'n Save owner sees a good side | Stuff.co.nz
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Anti-helium discovered in the heart of STAR | Science Blog

Anti-helium discovered in the heart of STAR | Science Blog
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Researchers Propose New Steganography System for Hiding Data | threatpost

Researchers Propose New Steganography System for Hiding Data | threatpost
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New Internet freedom report ranks Estonia first, Iran last | Science & Technology | Deutsche Welle | 21.04.2011

New Internet freedom report ranks Estonia first, Iran last | Science & Technology | Deutsche Welle | 21.04.2011
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SpaceX aims to put man on Mars in 10-20 years

SpaceX aims to put man on Mars in 10-20 years
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The Art of the Animated GIF

The Art of the Animated GIF
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Layer 8: US goes after some game-changing energy projects

Layer 8: US goes after some game-changing energy projects
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Monday, April 25, 2011

Tinkercad - Solid modeling for artists and makers

Tinkercad - Solid modeling for artists and makers
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Tinkercad: easily create designs for 3D printing | Sculpteo Blog

Tinkercad: easily create designs for 3D printing | Sculpteo Blog
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Ant Rafts

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Tracking the Birth of a Hurricane : Discovery News

Tracking the Birth of a Hurricane : Discovery News
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How Bacteria Could Generate Radio waves - Technology Review

How Bacteria Could Generate Radio waves - Technology Review
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Socialize Chrome Without Switching Browsers (aka, Who Needs RockMelt?)

Socialize Chrome Without Switching Browsers (aka, Who Needs RockMelt?)
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Computer System Arcitecture

Computer System Arcitecture
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Optical microscope without lenses produces high-resolution 3-D images on a chip

Optical microscope without lenses produces high-resolution 3-D images on a chip
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Promethease - SNPedia

Promethease - SNPedia

Promethease is a tool to build a report based on SNPedia and a file of genotypes. Customers of testing services (23andMe, deCODEme, FamilyTreeDNA, Navigenics, ...) can use it to learn more about their DNA. It can also pool the data from multiple testing services. The program runs for approximately 3 hours. An optional $2 payment per run unlocks extra features and reduces runtime to approximately 5 minutes.
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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Dutch To Build Solar Panels Into Their Roads, Starting With Bike Lanes : TreeHugger

Dutch To Build Solar Panels Into Their Roads, Starting With Bike Lanes : TreeHugger
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Japanese robots await call to action | The Japan Times Online

Japanese robots await call to action | The Japan Times Online
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Flynano

Flynano


Empty weight under 70 kg
MTOW 200 kg
Wing span 4.8 m
Nose to tail 3.8 m
Height 1.5 m
Cruising speed around 140 km/h
Landing speed 70 km/h
RoC around 3 m/s
Service ceiling 3 km
Range 40 km
Power 20 kW
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Meet Frida, The Robot That'll Staff The 24-Hour Production Line | Fast Company

Meet Frida, The Robot That'll Staff The 24-Hour Production Line | Fast Company
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BBC News - Lasers could replace spark plugs in car engines

BBC News - Lasers could replace spark plugs in car engines
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davidszotten/prettyqr @ GitHub

davidszotten/prettyqr @ GitHub
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Frequently Asked Questions | Cel-Fi

Frequently Asked Questions | Cel-Fi
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[Write-Up] SHA1 is fun – PlaidCTF - Shp Labz

[Write-Up] SHA1 is fun – PlaidCTF - Shp Labz
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Scientists ask: Is the kilo losing weight?

Scientists ask: Is the kilo losing weight?
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RHIC Physicists Nab New Record for Heaviest Antimatter

RHIC Physicists Nab New Record for Heaviest Antimatter
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Robots at Work and Play - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic

Robots at Work and Play - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic
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Medical user interfaces in film - Kirill Zdornyy

Medical user interfaces in film - Kirill Zdornyy
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Saturday, April 23, 2011

GPS satellites get a serious upgrade

GPS satellites get a serious upgrade
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Bionic leg undergoing clinical trials

Bionic leg undergoing clinical trials
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Power Knee motorized prosthetic officially available in US, Europe -- race of cyborgs still in infancy -- Engadget

Power Knee motorized prosthetic officially available in US, Europe -- race of cyborgs still in infancy -- Engadget
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About My3DScanner

About My3DScanner
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Virus-Free Method Turns Blood Into Heart Cells

Virus-Free Method Turns Blood Into Heart Cells
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CEB Machine Controller: Fabrication Recursion | Factor E Farm Blog

CEB Machine Controller: Fabrication Recursion | Factor E Farm Blog
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Intelligent Bacteria

Intelligent Bacteria
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eyeOS – Web Desktop, Cloud Computing Operating System and Web Office »

eyeOS – Web Desktop, Cloud Computing Operating System and Web Office »
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RockMelt. Your Browser. Re-Imagined. Download now for free. Also available for iPhone.

RockMelt. Your Browser. Re-Imagined. Download now for free. Also available for iPhone.
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RockMelt: Google Chrome, only better | PC Pro blog

RockMelt: Google Chrome, only better | PC Pro blog
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CERN Press Release

CERN Press Release

Geneva, 22 April 2011. Around midnight this night CERN1’s Large Hadron Collider set a new world record for beam intensity at a hadron collider when it collided beams with a luminosity of 4.67 × 1032cm-2s-1. This exceeds the previous world record of 4.024 × 1032cm-2s-1, which was set by the US Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory’s Tevatron collider in 2010, and marks an important milestone in LHC commissioning.
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Lab-Grown Synthetic Skins Could Replace Animals in Cosmetics Testing | Ecouterre

Lab-Grown Synthetic Skins Could Replace Animals in Cosmetics Testing | Ecouterre
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RAST Server - RAST Annotation Server

RAST Server - RAST Annotation Server
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OrganismDataSummaries < Main < NMPDR

OrganismDataSummaries < Main < NMPDR
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Summary of Streptococcus mutans dataset, version 15.0

Summary of Streptococcus mutans dataset, version 15.0
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Cytoscape: An Open Source Platform for Complex-Network Analysis and Visualization

Cytoscape: An Open Source Platform for Complex-Network Analysis and Visualization
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STRING: functional protein association networks

STRING: functional protein association networks
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Thursday, April 21, 2011

5 Axis Robot Carves Metal Like Butter (Video) | Singularity Hub

5 Axis Robot Carves Metal Like Butter (Video) | Singularity Hub
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Eye-tracking microdisplay delivers Terminator vision, distracts joggers | Review Information

Eye-tracking microdisplay delivers Terminator vision, distracts joggers | Review Information
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Eye-tracking microdisplay delivers Terminator vision, distracts joggers | Review Information

Eye-tracking microdisplay delivers Terminator vision, distracts joggers | Review Information
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Organic LEDs Get Chlorine Boost (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)

Organic LEDs Get Chlorine Boost (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)
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First White Spaces access point gives grandma the Internet

First White Spaces access point gives grandma the Internet
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Scientist creates 3-D scanner iPhone app (w/ video)

Scientist creates 3-D scanner iPhone app (w/ video)
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Researchers Succeed in Quantum Teleportation of Light Waves | Popular Science

Researchers Succeed in Quantum Teleportation of Light Waves | Popular Science
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Friday, April 15, 2011

Scientists make teleportation breakthrough - Yahoo! News UK

Scientists make teleportation breakthrough - Yahoo! News UK
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Tech team creates nanotech filter : News : UpperMichigansSource.com

Tech team creates nanotech filter : News : UpperMichigansSource.com
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Blender 2.57 Released — and It's Easy To Use! - Slashdot

Blender 2.57 Released — and It's Easy To Use! - Slashdot
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Predator Outdoes Kinect At Object Recognition - Slashdot

Predator Outdoes Kinect At Object Recognition - Slashdot
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Microsoft Adds Kinect Support For Netflix - Slashdot

Microsoft Adds Kinect Support For Netflix - Slashdot
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DNA Loops Make World’s Smallest Wedding Ring I DNA Nanotechnology I University of Goethe | Tech News Daily

DNA Loops Make World’s Smallest Wedding Ring I DNA Nanotechnology I University of Goethe | Tech News Daily
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Taking Radioactive Contaminants From Water With Shells - Slashdot

Taking Radioactive Contaminants From Water With Shells - Slashdot
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Microtechnology: Miniature magnetic switches

Microtechnology: Miniature magnetic switches
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Industrial Factory Automation: MEMS Gyros can Measure Earth's Rate of Rotation

Industrial Factory Automation: MEMS Gyros can Measure Earth's Rate of Rotation
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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Scientists Unveil Worlds First Computerized Human Brain Map - Slashdot

Scientists Unveil Worlds First Computerized Human Brain Map - Slashdot
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VMware Releases Open Source Cloud Foundry - Slashdot

VMware Releases Open Source Cloud Foundry - Slashdot
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Google Invests In World's Largest Solar Power Tower Plant - Slashdot

Google Invests In World's Largest Solar Power Tower Plant - Slashdot
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Microsoft's Kinect SDK Can Track and Listen - Slashdot

Microsoft's Kinect SDK Can Track and Listen - Slashdot
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Self-wiping hard drives from Toshiba

Self-wiping hard drives from Toshiba
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Berners-Lee: Web Access Is a 'Human Right' - Slashdot

Berners-Lee: Web Access Is a 'Human Right' - Slashdot
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Cloud Girlfriend - Cloud Girlfriend. It's free. Unlike your last date. Launching April 26.

Cloud Girlfriend - Cloud Girlfriend. It's free. Unlike your last date. Launching April 26.
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KDE's New Projects Take On Portable Devices - Slashdot

KDE's New Projects Take On Portable Devices - Slashdot
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The Brain Dump: Gavin King unveils Red Hat's Java killer successor: The Ceylon Project

The Brain Dump: Gavin King unveils Red Hat's Java killer successor: The Ceylon Project
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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

3DTin : a free 3D modeling tool that runs in your browser | Sculpteo Blog

3DTin : a free 3D modeling tool that runs in your browser | Sculpteo Blog
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Internet Access as a Human Right

Internet Access as a Human Right
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New Nanoparticles Change Colors (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)

New Nanoparticles Change Colors (photonics.com | Apr 2011 | Research & Technology)
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Simplified Superlens Captures IR Light (photonics.com | Mar 2011 | Research & Technology)

Simplified Superlens Captures IR Light (photonics.com | Mar 2011 | Research & Technology)
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Make: Online | The NASA MAKE Challenge

Make: Online | The NASA MAKE Challenge
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Tobii releases eye-controlled mouse system

Tobii releases eye-controlled mouse system
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The next Napster? Copyright questions as 3D printing comes of age

The next Napster? Copyright questions as 3D printing comes of age
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How it Works: 3D Printers & Multi-Material Rapid Prototyping | 3D printing, additive manufactoring, rapid prototyping

How it Works: 3D Printers & Multi-Material Rapid Prototyping | 3D printing, additive manufactoring, rapid prototyping
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Fwd: gel electrophoresis resolution



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Cory Tobin <cory.tobin@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 2:18 AM
Subject: Re: gel electrophoresis resolution
To: diybio@googlegroups.com


I've never actually seen a gel quite like this one.  The tailing of
the bands is usually due to loading too much DNA in the well.  But the
bands don't look that bright.  Maybe there actually is a lot of DNA
there but since the background light isn't being filtered out it just
doesn't appear very bright?

Some general gel troubleshooting:

- Make sure the the loading buffer is the same as the running buffer.
For example, if you used 1X TAE in the gel and you are using a 5X
loading buffer, the loading buffer should be made with 5X TAE so when
it's diluted in your sample the pH and salt concentration is the same
as 1X TAE.

- Load less DNA

- Replace the running buffer, assuming you have been reusing it
multiple times.  Not as critical if you're using TBE.

- Use a lower voltage.

- Fill the chamber lower.  5mm over the top of the gel is ideal.
Excessive buffer leads to smearing.


For more gel debugging and optimization check out a pdf called "The
Sourcebook" by the company Cambrex.  http://tinyurl.com/3pqbts8


-Cory

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BitRock InstallBuilder download - BitRock InstallBuilder 7.0.4

BitRock InstallBuilder download - BitRock InstallBuilder 7.0.4
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