New trigger for self-powered mechanical movement
A new way to use the chemical reactions of certain enzymes to trigger self-powered mechanical movement has been developed by a team of researchers at Penn State University and the University of Pittsburgh.
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NSF funds national user facility for $17.8 million to develop two-dimensional crystals

The National Science Foundation announced the award of $17.8 million over 5 years to Penn State to fund one of only two Materials Innovation Platform (MIP) national user facilities in the country. These MIP awards are the first of what will become a national infrastructure to support key scientific research areas.
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Microfluidic devices gently rotate small organisms and cells
A method to rotate single particles, cells or organisms using acoustic waves in a microfluidic device will allow researchers to take three dimensional images with only a cell phone.
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The roadmap organizes research and activities for developing additive manufacturing materials into five strategic thrusts.

March 31, 2016
Electronic Materials Synthesis
The invention of high efficient blue LEDs and future lighting.
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March 30, 2016
Pace Technologies/MCL Sample Preparation Workshop

May 11, 2016
Fundamentals and Applications of Raman, TERS, and AFM-Raman
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