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5 Lab of the Year
The 2016 Laboratory of the Year winner results are
in, spanning from Urbana, Ill, to Ithaca, N. Y., all the way
10 A New IMS Breathalyzer for Marijuana
A team of researchers found a way to help law
enforcement detect drug-impaired driving.
14 Waste Gas to Water at the Oilfield
How do you stop more than $50 billion from going up
in flames every year?
18 Making the Most of Genomic Data—Context is Key
Next-generation sequencing, with its capacity to
sequence DNA at unprecedented speed, has been
yielding massive amounts of data for biological
20 Building Smarter Materials
A physicist has created a new 2D structure that just
could upstage graphene.
22 Sensing Infrared Light Has Bigger Implications
Could infrared light one day be used for prosthetic
limbs that could transmit sensations of touch and
pressure to the user?
24 Ultra-Low Frequency Vibration Isolation Stabilizes
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
The Weiss Group utilizes negative-stiffness
vibration isolation to provide ultra-stability
for its nano-level research.
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