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Nerd Girl Nation: Season 1, Episode 9: Bio-Physics 2019

IEEE Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology 2019

Materials Research Society 2019 MRS Fellows Announcement
UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry 2019 MRS Fellows
MyAVS Story AVS 64thInternational Symposium and Exhibition in Tampa Florida (2 May 2018)
Botswana Daily News Article on African Materials Research Society Meeting and Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi (December 2017)


Gene Editing
Alex Lemonade Stand Fund story Transforming Childhood Cancer Research (22 August 2018)


BRAIN
EurekAlert story UCLA-led team develops novel system to track brain chemicals (6 September 2018)
Science Daily story Novel system to track brain chemicals (6 September 2018)
Phys Org story Research team develops novel system to track brain chemicals (6 September 2018)
News Wise story UCLA-Led Team Develops Novel System to Track Brain Chemicals (5 September 2018)
The Guardian story Transforming Childhood Cancer Research (29 May 2018)


Chemical Lift-Off Lithography
Chemical & Engineering News story Chemical Peels For Molecular Films (23 September 2012)
Science Perspective by John Rogers Nanometer-Scale Printing (21 September 2012)
Chemistry World story Lift off for nanoscale printing (20 September 2012)
UCLA story Researchers develop new ‘stamping’ process to pattern biomolecules at high resolution (20 September 2012)


Nanoscale Curvature
R&D Magazine story Molecules sense curvature at the nanoscale (19 September 2012)
NanoWerk and American Society of Nanomedicine story Molecules can sense curvature at the nanoscale (19 September 2012)
Interesting Tech story Researchers find that molecules sense curvature at the nanoscale (19 September 2012)
Phys Org story Researchers find that molecules sense curvature at the nanoscale (19 September 2012)
UCLA story UCLA researchers find that molecules sense curvature at the nanoscale (19 September 2012)


Solar Cells and Solar Cell Windows
MRS Materials 360 (front page) story Transparent Solar Cells Turn Windows into Power Generators (9 August 2012)
The Latest Science Paper of the Month (9 August 2012)
Daily Bruin (front page) story UCLA researchers develops nearly transparent solar film that can generate electricity (30 July 2012)
LA Times (second) story UCLA’s new transparent solar film could be game-changer (28 July 2012)
American Public Media’s Marketplace interview with Yang Yang and Paul Weiss New transparent solar panels could be used as windows (25 July 2012)
ABC News This Could Be Big interview with Yang Yang and Paul Weiss Flexible See-Through Solar Cells for the 21st Century (25 July 2012)
Time Magazine story Windows that Generate Electricity from Invisible Light? Is This the Future or What? (24 July 2012)
LA Times story Transparent solar cells let windows generate electricity (24 July 2012)
Bloomberg story Clear Solar Film Means Power From Windows, UCLA Says (24 July 2012)
Wired story Science Transparent solar cells allow for infrared-harvesting windows (23 July 2012)
Daily Mail story How your windows could be the future of electricity: Scientists create transparent solar panels out of ‘glass-like’ plastic (23 July 2012)
Slate Magazine story New Transparent Polymer Solar Cells Could Cover Skyscrapers and Tablets (23 July 2012)
Materials Today story Highly transparent solar cells (23 July 2012)
PC World story Researchers Develop Solar Panels That Still Let the Sunlight Through (23 July 2012)
New Energy and Fuel story Can UCLA Save Solar Panels? (23 July 2012)
Slashdot story UCLA Develops Transparent, Electricity-Generating, Solar Cell Windows (23 July 2012)
AzoNano story Silver Nanowire Composite Films Used In Transparent Polymer Solar Cells (22 July 2012)
UCLA story UCLA researchers create highly transparent solar cells for windows that generate electricity (20 July 2012)
French Tribune story UCLA Researchers Discover Transparent Solar Cells Generating Electricity (21 July 2012)
ANI story Soon, ‘smart’ windows that generate electricity (21 July 2012)
Tehran Times story UCLA researchers create highly transparent solar cells for windows that generate electricity (21 July 2012)
UPI story New solar cells may bring ‘power’ windows (20 July 2012)
KCET story UCLA Engineers Develop Transparent Photovoltaic Cells (20 July 2012)
Physics News stories Scientists create highly transparent solar cells for windows that generate electricity (20 July 2012)
Laser Focus World story Transparent photovoltaic cell from UCLA absorbs and converts IR (20 July 2012)
Science Tech Daily story Highly Transparent Polymer Solar Cell Produces Energy by Absorbing Near-Infrared Light (20 July 2012)
Sciece Codex story UCLA researchers create highly transparent solar cells for windows that generate electricity (20 July 2012)
eScience News story UCLA researchers create highly transparent solar cells for windows that generate electricity (20 July 2012)
Science Business story Highly Transparent Solar Cells Developed for Window Glass (20 July 2012)
Nanowerk story UCLA researchers create highly transparent solar cells for windows that generate electricity (20 July 2012)
AzoNano story Novel Method to Produce Highly Conductive, Flexible Electrodes Using Silver Nanowires (23 November 2011)
Science Daily story Highly Efficient Method for Creating Flexible, Transparent Electrodes Developed (22 November 2011)
Softpedia story New Avenue to Transparent Electrodes Pursued at UCLA (22 November 2011)
eScience News story UCLA team develops highly efficient method for creating flexible, transparent electrodes (22 November 2011)
Chemical & Engineering News story Easy Method Produces Flexible Transparent Electrodes (8 November 2011)
CNSI story Easy Method Produces Flexible Transparent Electrodes (8 November 2011)


California NanoSystems Institute
Chemical & Engineering News Nanoscale Focus on CNSI (12 March 2012)
Chemical & Engineering News Editor’s Page on Alan Alda’s play Radiance and CNSI (28 November 2011)
Chemical & Engineering News story Weiss named director of CNSI (21 December 2009)


General and Popular
Kavli Roundtable Discussion on the Future of Electronics: How Atomic-Scale Devices Are Transforming Electronics (June 2012)
Chemical & Engineering News article on nanomaterials characterization Sweating the Small Stuff (28 May 2012)
The Science & Entertainment Exchange Scientist Spotlight (19 March 2012)
World Brain Mapping Meeting Interview with Paul Weiss (June 2011)


Nanotoxicology and NanoEnvironmental Health and Safety
Nanowerk Article on Silver Nanoparticle Morphology (June 2012)


Comments on a Four-Wheel Drive Molecular Car
BBC Radio The Naked Scientists Interview story A Molecular ‘four-wheel drive’ (November 2011)
Cosmos Magazine story Smallest electric car in the world revealed (15 November 2011)
Deutschlandfunk (German Public Radio) interview World’s Tiniest Electric Vehicle Rolls Out (10 November 2011)
Discovery News story World’s Tiniest Electric Vehicle Rolls Out (9 November 2011)
Science News story Tiniest car gets a test drive (9 November 2011)
New Scientist story Single-molecule nanocar takes its first spin (9 November 2011)


Directing Organic Photoreactions
UW Today story Controlling a single molecule’s reaction with light could improve solar cells (15 March 2011)
Chemical & Engineering News article Poised to React (14 March 2011)
Chemistry Views article Controlling Individual Unfavorable Reactions (13 March 2011)
CNSI story UCLA nanotech research mimics enzymes in directing chemical reactions (10 March 2011)
UCLA Newsroom story New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (10 March 2011)
University of California Newsroom story New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (10 March 2011)
EurekAlert story New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (10 March 2011)
PhysOrg story New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (10 March 2011)
Science Daily story New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (10 March 2011)
Life Sciences World story UCLA nanotech research mimics enzymes in directing chemical reactions (10 March 2011)
Nano Patents and Innovations story New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (10 March 2011)
Chem Info story New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (10 March 2011)
Newsguide US story New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (10 March 2011)
Innovations Report story New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (11 March 2011)
Nano Tech Wire story UCLA nanotech research mimics enzymes in directing chemical reactions (11 March 2011)
Science Centric article New method for studying molecule reactions a breakthrough in organic chemistry (11 March 2011)
R&D Magazine story Organic chemistry breakthrough: New method for studying molecule reactions (11 March 2011)
Institute of Nanotechnology article Nanotech Research Mimics Enzymes in Directing Chemical Reactions (11 March 2011)


ACS Nano

Chemical & Engineering News Story Delivering DNA on the tips of nanospearsd (19 March 2018)
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star again for November 2011 – ten!
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star again for September 2011 – nine!
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star again for July 2011 – eight!
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star again for May 2011 – seven!
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star again for January 2011 – sixpeat!
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star again for November 2010 – fivepeat!
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star again for September 2010 – fourpeat!
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star again for July 2010 – threepeat!
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star again for May 2010.
ACS Nano is ISI’s Rising Star for March 2010.
ISI Feature Interview on ACS Nano (September 2010)
Azo Nanotechnology Article on PROSE Awards for ACS Nano and the ACS Publications web site. (12 February 2009)
Nanotechnology Now Article on PROSE Awards for ACS Nano and the ACS Publications web site. (12 February 2009)
EurekAlert Article on PROSE Awards for ACS Nano and the ACS Publications web site. (12 February 2009)
Chemical & Engineering News Article on PROSE Awards for ACS Nano and the ACS Publications web site. (10 February 2009)
Division of the Association of American Publishers. (February 2009)
ACS Nano wins PROSE Award for Best New Journal in Science, Technology, and Medicine from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing
ACS Nano is wins Highly Commended in the Association of Learned and Society Publishers New Journal Award. (October 2008)
ACS blog on ACS Nano
ACS announces ACS Nano (5 February 2007)
Chemical & Engineering News Story ACS Nano Editor is Appointed (5 February 2007)


Polarizability Measurements of Individual Molecules
rf Global Net story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (20 November 2010)
Nanotech Now story Nanoscale probe reveals interactions between surfaces and single molecules (20 November 2010)
Softpedia article Analyzing Nanoscale Interactions with New Tools (18 November 2010)
UCLA story Nanoscale probe reveals how molecules and surfaces interact (18 November 2010)
Science Daily story Nanoscale probe reveals how molecules and surfaces interact (18 November 2010)
Lab Spaces story Nanoscale probe reveals how molecules and surfaces interact (18 November 2010)
Space Daily story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (18 November 2010)
Micro Nano News story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (18 November 2010)
Science Centric story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (18 November 2010)
Lab Spaces story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (18 November 2010)
Technology Daily story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (18 November 2010)
Softpedia article Analyzing Nanoscale Interactions with New Tools (18 November 2010)
Innovation Reports article Nanoscale probe reveals interactions between surfaces and single molecules (18 November 2010)
CNSI story Nanoscale probe reveals how molecules and surfaces interact (17 November 2010)
R&D Magazine story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (17 November 2010)
EurekAlert story Nanoscale probe reveals how molecules and surfaces interact (17 November 2010)
PhysOrg story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (17 November 2010)
Nanowerk story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (17 November 2010)
Science Blog story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (17 November 2010)
Nano Patents and Innovations story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (17 November 2010)
eScience News story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (17 November 2010)
Nano Patents and Innovations story Nanoscale probe reveals interactions between surfaces and single molecules (17 November 2010)
Red Orbit story Nanoscale Probe Reveals Interactions Between Surfaces And Single Molecules (17 November 2010)
Nano Tech Wire story Nanoscale probe reveals interactions between surfaces and single molecules (17 November 2010)
Azo Nano story New Experimental Tool to Study Nanoscale Interactions in Molecular Devices (17 November 2010)


Single Rotaxane Station Changing
Science Editor’s Choice Chemistry: Watching Rings Cycle pdf Version) (30 July 2010)
Chemical Online story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (13 July 2010)
Nanoscienceworks story U.S., Japan Team Measures Single-Molecule Machines in Action (July 2010)
Chemie.De story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (9 July 2010)
Science Daily story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (7 July 2010)
R&D Magazine Editor’s Picks Nanoscale study measures molecular machines in action (7 July 2010)
Nanotechwire story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (7 July 2010)
Innovations Report story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (7 July 2010)
PhysOrg story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (6 July 2010)
CNSI story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (6 July 2010)
PhysOrg story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (6 July 2010)
Science News story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (6 July 2010)
Chemical and Engineering News story Molecular Machines Spotted on the Move (21 June 2010)
ChemJ story Rotaxane molecule seen in action (17 June 2010)
Chemistry World story Rotaxane molecule seen in action (16 June 2010)
UCLA Newsroom story Study measures single-molecule machines in action (16 June 2010)
Azo Nano story Scientists Use Scanning Tunneling Microscope to Study Rotaxane Molecular Machines (June 2010)


Neurotransmitter Capture Surfaces
Nano News story Molecule-sized bait used to fish for new drug targets (17 May 2010)
Zimbio story Nanoscale Fishing for Molecules May Lead to New Psychiatric Medications Say UCLA and PSU Researchers (16 May 2010)
Nanotechnology Now story Molecule-sized bait used by UCLA research team to fish for new drug targets (15 May 2010)
Phys Org story Molecule-sized bait used by UCLA research team to fish for new drug targets (15 May 2010)
NanoTechWire story Molecule-sized bait used by UCLA research team to fish for new drug targets (15 May 2010)
UC Health story Bait for new drug targets (14 May 2010)
CNSI story Molecule-sized bait used by UCLA research team to fish for new drug targets (14 May 2010)
Nano News story Fishing for new drug targets with molecule-sized bait (14 May 2010)
My Science: The Portal for Research and Innovation story Molecule-sized bait to fish for new drug targets (14 May 2010)
Azo Nano story Molecular Technique Could Lead to New Generation of Psychiatric Medications (May 2010)


New Families of Molecules for Self-Assembled Monolayers
Materials Today story SAM Meets Carboranes (26 May 2009)
Chemie.De story A new family of molecules for self-assembly: The carboranes | PDF (27 March 2009)
Science Daily story New Family Of Molecules For Self-assembly: The Carboranes (26 March 2009)
Science Centric story A new family of molecules for self-assembly: The carboranes (26 March 2009)
Penn State Live News Story A new family of molecules for self-assembly: The carboranes (25 March 2009)
EurekAlert story A new family of molecules for self-assembly: The carboranes (25 March 2009)
Penn State Eberly College of Science News Story A New Family of Molecules for Self-Assembly: The Carboranes (24 March 2009)
Physorg story A New Family of Molecules for Self-Assembly: The Carboranes (24 March 2009)


Molecular Plasmonics
Nature Materials Write-up on Active Molecular Plasmonics (PDF). (February 2009)
Nanotechnology Now Article Molecular Machines Drive Plasmonic Nanoswitches. (11 February 2009)
Penn State Eberly College of Science News Story Molecular Machines Drive Plasmonic Nanoswitches (11 February 2009)
Penn State Live News Story Molecular Machines Drive Plasmonic Nanoswitches (11 February 2009)


Photoisomerization of Single Molecules
Tethered molecules act as light-driven reversible nanoswitches (25 June 2008)
NanoST World story Tethered molecules act as light-driven reversible nanoswitches (25 June 2008)
Science Daily story Tethered molecules act as light-driven reversible nanoswitches (25 June 2008)
MRS Materials News story Tethered molecules act as light-driven reversible nanoswitches (24 June 2008)
Nanotechwire story Tethered molecules act as light-driven reversible nanoswitches (24 June 2008)
Materials Gate story
Penn State Eberly College of Science News Story Tethered Molecules Act as Light-Driven Reversible Nanoswitches (23 June 2008)
Physorg story Tethered molecules act as light-driven reversible nanoswitches (23 June 2008)
Eurekalert story Tethered molecules act as light-driven reversible nanoswitches (23 June 2008)
Science Editor’s Choice Chemistry: Free to Switch (30 May 2008)


Biocapture Surfaces
Nanoscienceworks story NanoTethers Speed Biosensors 
Science Editor’s Choice Chemistry: Setting Serotonin Bait (21 December 2007)
Science Daily News Story Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (19 December 2007)
Science Week Story: Biocapture surfaces produced for study of brain chemistry (19 December 2007)
Penn State Live Story: Biocapture surfaces produced for study of brain chemistry (17 December 2007)
Chemistry Times Story: Biocapture surfaces produced for study of brain chemistry (17 December 2007)
West Africa Doctors and Health Care Network Story: Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (17 December 2007)
Innovations Report Story: Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (17 December 2007)
NanoMedNet Story: Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (17 December 2007)
RxPG News Story: Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (16 December 2007)
Medical News Today Story: Brain Chemistry Study Improved By Production Of Biocapture Surfaces (14 December 2007)
News Tin Capture of several articles on: Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (14 December 2007)
Medical News Today Story: Brain Chemistry Study Improved By Production Of Biocapture Surfaces (14 December 2007)
Nanowerk Article Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (13 December 2007)
Phys.org Story Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (13 December 2007)
NSF News from the Field Story Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (13 December 2007)
EurekAlert! Story: Biocapture surfaces produced for study of brain chemistry (13 December 2007)
Science News Daily Story Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (13 December 2007)
Internetchemie Article Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (13 December 2007)
Nano Tech Wire Story: Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (13 December 2007)
BioMedicine Story: Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (13 December 2007)
Nano Science and Technology Institute Story: Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (13 December 2007)
Penn State Eberly College of Science News Story Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry (13 December 2007)


Synthetic Biology and the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition
Center for Nanoscale Science Nugget on Penn State’s iGEM Team
Penn State Live Story: Penn State team a gold medal winner at iGEM competition (13 December 2007)
Penn State Live Story: Penn State team a gold medal winner at iGEM competition (13 December 2007)
Nature cover story on the 2005 iGEM Competition Designs on Life (24 November 2005)


Visualizing Chemistry
Chemical & Engineering News Guest Editorial by Dr. Nancy Jackson Visualizing Chemistry. (30 July 2007)
National Academy of Science Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology Poster Get the Picture? (30 July 2007)


Substrate-Mediated Interactions
Science Article Surface Science: Long Intervals in the Islands (pdf) (8 June 2007)


Microcontact Insertion Printing
Nano & NIL Article The 9 most important Nano & NIL News globally the past week: #1 Microprinting Technique For Patterning Single Molecules (16 February 2007)
Science Article Materials Science: Inserted in Isolation (pdf) (16 February 2007)
Nanotechwire Article Microprinting Technique for Patterning Single Molecules (10 February 2007)
AzoNano Story Microcontact Insertion Printing (6 February 2007)
Penn State College of Engineering News Story Microprinting Technique is for Patterning Single Molecules (5 February 2007)
Penn State Live Story Microprinting Technique is for Patterning Single Molecules (5 February 2007)
Phys.org Story Microprinting Technique for Patterning Single Molecules (1 February 2007)
EurekAlert! Story Microprinting Technique for Patterning Single Molecules (1 February 2007)
Nanowerk Article Microprinting Technique is for Patterning Single Molecules (1 February 2007)
Penn State Eberly College of Science News Story Microprinting Technique for Patterning Single Molecules (31 January 2007)


Chemical Patterning
Center for Nanoscale Science Nugget Chemical Patterning
Micro/Nano Story 12 (1) Article Surfaces with Varied Chemical Functionality (January 2007)
Photonics.com Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (18 December 2006)
Innovations Report Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (18 December 2006)
Huliq News Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (18 December 2006)
What’s Next Network Story Self-Assembled Monolayers Promise to Extend Lithography to Applications beyond Traditional Semiconductors (17 December 2006)
Science Daily News Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (16 December 2006)
Penn State Eberly College of Science News Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (14 December 2006)
Nanotechnology Now News Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (14 December 2006)
EurekAlert News Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (14 December 2006)
PhysOrg News Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (14 December 2006)
Nano Tech Wire News Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (14 December 2006)
First Science Story Taking Nanolithography by Semiconductors (14 December 2006)
Physics News Story Taking Nanolithography Beyond Semiconductors (14 December 2006)


Chemical & Engineering News 10 December 2001 Cover

Molecular Rulers
MForesight Manufacturing Ideas to Watch Scalable Three-Dimensional Nanostructure Fabrication (23 August 2018).
Scientists Create ‘Molecular Rulers’ Enabling Precise Construction of Nanoscale Structures (Eberly College of Science News).
Chemical & Engineering News News of the Week article on Molecular Rulers (12 February 2001).
Nanotech Alert article on Molecular Rulers
United Press International article on Molecular Rulers.
Space Daily article on Molecular Rulers (13 February 2001).
Penn State Intercom article on Molecular Rulers (15 February 2001).
Penn State Daily Collegian article on Molecular Rulers (20 February 2001). (artwork)
Cover story in The Chemical Engineer Story (March 2001). Cover
Cover story in Materials Today Story (March 2001). Cover
Science et Vie Micro (SVM)article in April 2001 issue (in french).
Molecular rulers article on the back cover of the Summer 2001 issue of Science Journal.
Research Penn State article on Nanofabrication (Fall, 2001). Page 38Page 39Page 40Page 41Page 42.

Chemical & Engineering News Chemistry News of the Year included Molecular Rulers (and molecular switches). (10 December 2001). C&E News Cover 10 Dec 2001
Center for Nanoscale Science Nugget on Molecular Rulers

NanoApplications Workshop on Molecular Rulers and Chemically Advanced Nanolithography held in collaboration with the North Carolina State University Center for Innovation Management. (12 July 2005)
Center for Nanoscale Science Nugget on NanoApplications Workshop

Combining Photolithography with Molecular Rulers: Advanced Materials Advances in Advance article Hybrid Approaches to Nanolithography: Photolithographic Structures with Precise, Controllable Nanometer-Scale Spacings Created by Molecular Rulers (15 March 2006)
NSF MRSEC Nugget on Molecular Rulers: A Marriage of Molecules and Metal @ Pennsylvania State University


A Model of Oxidative Stress in Axons
Research Online Article New Tools Developed for Studying Neurodegenerative Brain Disorders (1 May 2006)
Therapy Times Story A Head Case (6 April 2006)
Science Daily Story New Tools Developed For Studying Neurodegenerative Brain Disorders (28 March 2006)
Medical News Today Story New Tools Developed For Studying Neurodegenerative Brain Disorders (24 March 2006)
my DNA Story Nerve model helps docs study disease (24 March 2006)
Biological Psychology Update Update New Tools Developed for Studying Neurodegenerative Brain Disorders (22 March 2006)
Penn State Eberly College of Science News Story New Tools Developed for Studying Neurodegenerative Brain Disorders (21 March 2006)
Live Science News Story New Tool to Provide Insight on Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s (21 March 2006)
Penn State Live News Story New Tools Developed for Studying Neurodegenerative Brain Disorders (21 March 2006)
United Press International News Story Simple model of axon created at Penn State (21 March 2006)
Alzheimer’s Support Story New Tools Developed for Studying Neurodegenerative Brain Disorders (21 March 2006)
DrugResearcher.com Story New brain disorder tools results in new drugs (21 March 2006)
EurekAlert! Story New tools developed for studying neurodegenerative brain disorders (21 March 2006)
Newsvantage Story Simple model of axon created at Penn State (21 March 2006)
Biological Psychology Update Update New Tools Developed for Studying Neurodegenerative Brain Disorders (21 March 2006)
Live Science Story New Tool to Provide Insight on Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s (21 March 2006)
Drug Researcher Story New brain disorder tools results in new drugs (21 March 2006)
Research Penn State Story A Model of Simplicity (Fall 2006)


Molecular Switches
50 Years of Science, Technology, and the AVS (1953-2003): Materials in nanotechnology: New Structures, new properties, new complexity (Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 21, S194, September 2003)
Eureka Alert article on molecular electronics (14 February 2002).
Molecular switches article in Spring 2002 issue of Science Journal.
Chemical & Engineering News Chemistry News of the Year included Molecular Switches (and molecular rulers). (10 December 2001).
New York Times Article: Clever Wiring Harnesses Tiny Switches or www version (17 July 2001, Science Times, Pages D1-2).
Microelectronics Technology Alert on Molecular Switches (29 June 2001).
Chemical & Engineering News News of the Week article on Molecular Switches: The Ol’ Switcheroo Comes in a New Size (Print Version) (25 June 2001).
Nanodot.org article on Molecular Switches: Single Molecule Switching Via Conformational Change (22 June 2001).
United Press International article on Molecular Switches: Single-molecule computer switches advance (21 June 2001).
Research Reveals Potential of Single Molecules to Function as Switches When They Change Shape (Eberly College of Science News).
Molecular Switch article on STP News High Tech On-line.
AAAS press release on molecular electronics session at annual meeting.
Eureka Story on Molecular Switches

Molecular Electronics
Science News article: Molecular Electronics: Next-Generation Technology Hits an Early Midlife Crisis (Science 302, 556, 24 October 2003)
Commentary, letters, and corrections to the above article ((Science 303, 1136, 20 February 2004).

Molecular Engineering of Molecular Switches
Science Editor’s Choice Article on Biased Molecular Switching (pdf Version) (8 October 2004)
Nanotechnology Now Article Control of Molecular Switches Increased (30 September 2004)
EurekAlert/NanoTechWeb Article on Biased Molecular Switching (pdf Version) (6 October 2004)
SpaceDaily Story: Control Of Molecular Switches Increased By Tailored Intermolecular Interactions (30 September 2004)

Flipping Switch Polarity
Scientist Live Article Dicovered – How to Flip a Molecular Switch (23 December 2005)
Penn State University Daily Collegian Story: PSU researcher helps flip molecular switch (6 December 2005)
University of Oregon Daily Emerald Story: Scientists create new molecule switches: A research team has developed single-molecules that can change switchboard on/off commands (28 November 2005)
Chemistry World from the Royal Society of Chemistry Article Chemists switch over to molecular computing (28 November 2005)
Linuxelectrons Story: Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch (25 November 2005)
Technology News Daily Story: Molecular Switches may be used in Computers of the Future (25 November 2005)
Penn State Live Story: Scientists discover how to flip a molecular switch (23 November 2005)
Science Daily Story: Scientists Discover How To Flip A Molecular Switch (23 November 2005)
Officer Outlook Article Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch (23 November 2005)
National Science Foundation Press Release Molecular Turn-Ons Could Find Use in Future Computers and Other Electronic Devices (22 November 2005)
Kurzweil AI Article on Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch (22 November 2005)
Innovations Report: Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch (21 November 2005)
AzoNano Article Molecular Switches That Can Be Turned On Or Off At Will (21 November 2005)
Terra Daily: Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch (20 November 2005)
NanotechWire Story: Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch (19 November 2005)
EurekAlert! Story: Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch (18 November 2005)
Nanotechnology.com Story: Ways to control single-molecule switches (18 November 2005)
Physorg.com Story: Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch (18 November 2005)
Penn State Eberly College of Science Story: Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch (17 November 2005)


Manipulating Atoms under the Surface
Science Daily Article A First: Hydrogen Atoms Manipulated Below The Surface Of A Palladium Crystal (18 December 2005)

Chemical & Engineering News Article on Moving subsurface hydrogen atoms. (12 December 2005)
Defense News Article on Hydrogen Manipulation. (12 December 2005)
Science Editor’s Choice SURFACE SCIENCE: Subsurface Manipulation Article on Moving Atoms under the Surface (9 December 2005)
Space Daily Article Hydrogen Atoms Manipulated Below Surface of a Palladium Crystal (5 December 2005)
Nanotechnology Now Article Hydrogen Atoms Manipulated Below Surface of Palladium Crystal (5 December 2005)
Green Car Congress Article Hydrogen Atoms Manipulated Below Palladium Crystal Surface: Implications for H2 Storage, Fuel Cells, Catalytic Reactions (5 December 2005)
Innovations Report Article A First: Hydrogen Atoms Manipulated Below the Surface of a Palladium Crystal (5 December 2005)
Science Daily Article A first: Hydrogen atoms manipulated below surface of palladium crystal (December 2005)
All Microscopes Article A First: Hydrogen Atoms Manipulated Below The Surface Of A Palladium Crystal (4 December 2005)
What’s Next in Science and Technology Article A First: Hydrogen Atoms Manipulated Below The Surface Of A Palladium Crystal (2 December 2005)
Azom Article A first: Hydrogen atoms manipulated below surface of palladium crystal (2 December 2005, updated 5 December 2005)
Penn State Eberly College of Science News Story A First: Hydrogen Atoms Manipulated Below the Surface of a Palladium Crystal (2 December 2005)
Physorg Article A first: Hydrogen atoms manipulated below surface of palladium crystal (2 December 2005)
EurekAlert Article A first: Hydrogen atoms manipulated below the surface of a palladium crystal Resulting structure predicted to be important in fuel cells, metal catalysis, and hydrogen storage (2 December 2005)
PSU Live Article A first: Hydrogen atoms manipulated below surface of palladium crystal (2 December 2005)
ChemLin Article A first: Hydrogen atoms manipulated below surface of palladium crystal (2 December 2005)
PhysOrg Article A first: Hydrogen atoms manipulated below surface of palladium crystal (2 December 2005)
Chemistry World from the Royal Society of Chemistry Article Focus on palladium’s hydrogen storage potential (29 November 2005)


Fifty Years of Imaging Atoms Meeting
Chemical & Engineering News Cover Story on Fifty Years of Imaging Atoms Meeting (28 November 2005)


Microdisplacement Printing
Penn State Eberly College of Science News Story on Microdisplacement Printing (19 August 2005)
IEE Article on Microdisplacement Printing: Microprinting research points way to build nanometre scale electronics (19 August 2005)
Physorg Article on Microdisplacement Printing: New Microprinting Technique Improves Nanoscale Fabrication (19 August 2005)
Space Daily Article on Microdisplacement Printing: New Microprinting Technique Improves Nanoscale Fabrication (21 August 2005)
Penn State Live Story on Microdisplacement Printing (22 August 2005)
Chemie.DE News Center Article on Microdisplacement Printing: New Microprinting Technique Improves Nanoscale Fabrication (22 August 2005)
Azonano Article on Microdisplacement Printing (August 2005)
NanoTsunami Article on Microdisplacement Printing: New Microprinting Technique Improves Nanoscale Fabrication (22 August 2005)
Nanotechnology Now Article on Microdisplacement Printing: New Microprinting Technique Improves Nanoscale Fabrication (22 August 2005)
Russian Article on Microdisplacement Printing
EurekAlert Article on Microdisplacement Printing (22 August 2005)
NSF Release on Microdisplacement Printing (25 August 2005) or (i-Newswire version, 29 August 2005)
Roland Piquepaille’s Technology Trends Article Printing Nanoscale Components (28 August 2005)
Network World Un aiuto alla nanotecnologia (30 August 2005)
Science Daily Article New Microprinting Technique Improves Nanoscale Fabrication (31 August 2005)
Nature Materials Update Dispersion-free nanoprinting (1 September 2005)
Center for Nanoscale Science Nugget on Microdisplacement Printing
NSF MRSEC Nugget on Microdisplacement: Printing patterns with diverse inks @ Pennsylvania State University
Science Editor’s Choice Move Away or Stay Put Article on Microdisplacement Printing (9 September 2005)
WPSU Radio Feature on Morning Edition (14 September 2005)
Imagine That! Radio Show on Microdisplacement Printing (mp3) (17 November 2005)


Displaceable Monolayers
Nature Research Highlights article on adamantanethiol self-assembled monolayers. Nanotechnology: Going for Gold (16 June 2005)
statecollege.com article on adamantanethiol self-assembled monolayers
The All I Need Article New Material Could Improve Fabrication of Nanoscale Components (2005)


Nanoscience
TEQ Magazine of the Pittsburgh Technology Council cover story on Nanoscience. (September 2005)


Outreach
Chemical & Engineering News article on Penn State’s Action Potential summer camps features TJ Mullen (pdf). (9 August 2005)


Nanoscale Applications
NanoApplications Workshop on Molecular Rulers and Chemically Advanced Nanolithography held in collaboration with the North Carolina State University Center for Innovation Management. (12 July 2005)
Center for Nanoscale Science Nugget on NanoApplications Workshop


Protopolymer
PhysOrg Article on Protopolymer (7 December 2004)
New Materials Article on Protopolymer (7 December 2004)
Science News Daily Article on Protopolymer (7 December 2004)
EurekAlert Article on Protopolymer (7 December 2004)
Innovations Report Article on Protopolymer (8 December 2004)
Nanotechnology Now Article on Protopolymer (7 December 2004)
Nanotech Wire Article on Protopolymer (14 December 2004)
Accelerating Intelligence Article on Protopolymer (8 December 2004)
Space Daily Article on Protopolymer (8 December 2004)
Nano Tsunami Article on Protopolymer (7 December 2004)
Chemical & Engineering News Science and Technology Concentrate on Protopolymers: “Protopolymer in Unbonded netherworld
 (print version) (13 December 2004).
Science Editor’s Choice Article on Protopolymer (pdf Version) (14 January 2005)
Chemistry World from the Royal Society of Chemistry Article Polymers without the bonds (15 February 2005)


Comments on Penn State Research
Centre Daily Times article on Penn State Research (on-line) (print version)


Technology Review article on Innovations in Nanotechnology (June 2002).


Weiss serves as faculty escort at graduation for student marshal Suzanne Bisceglia (June 2002).


Nanolithography and Chemical Patterning
Chemical & Engineering News cover story on click chemistry (and patterning) with Barry Sharpless (11 February 2002).


Self-Assembly across Surfaces
Folha de Sao Paulo article on self-assembly across surfaces (in Portugese, 10 October 2001).
Chemical & Engineering News www edition of article (22 October 2001).


Jobs
Dr. Alex Kandel joins the Notre Dame University Chemistry Faculty.
Prof. Chris Keating joins the Penn State Chemistry Faculty.
Dr. Lloyd Bumm joins the University of Oklahoma Physics and Astronomy Faculty.
Dr. Kevin Kelly joins the Rice University Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty.
Dr. Tom Pearl joins the North Carolina State University Physics Faculty.
Dr. Zach Donhauser joins the Vassar College Chemistry Faculty.
Dr. Greg McCarty joins the Bioengineering Faculty of the joint University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University.
Dr. Charlie Sykes joins the Tufts University Chemistry Faculty.
Dr. Jennifer Hampton joins the Washington and Jefferson College Physics Faculty.
Dr. Luis Fernandez-Torres joins the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey Chemistry Faculty.
Dr. Anat (Hatzor) de Picciotto joins the Montclair State University Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty.
Dr. Susan Gillmor joins the George Washington University Chemistry Faculty.
Dr. Tao Ye joins the University of California at Merced School of Natural Sciences Faculty.
Dr. Chris Love joins the MIT Chemical Engineering Faculty.
Dr. Pengpeng Zhang joins the Michigan State University Department of Physics Faculty.
Dr. Jennifer Hampton joins the Hope College Department of Physics Faculty.
Dr. Mary Elizabeth Anderson joins the Hope College Department of Chemistry Faculty.
Dr. Patrick Han joins the Tohoku University Faculty.


Alumni
Dr. Stephan Stranick (group alumnus) featured in Chemical & Engineering News Anniversary Issue: New Voices in Chemistry.
Dr. Stephan Stranick (group alumnus) featured in Chemical & Engineering News again on 30 April 2001, p. 37 and p. 38.
Prof. Chris Keating‘s nanorod assembly work featured in Science on 3 August 2001, p. 782p. 783p. 784, and p. 785.
Prof. Chris Keating‘s nano-scale striped metal rods featured in wired.com, nature.com, NPR’s Weekend Edition, and many other places! (October 2001)
Prof. Kevin Kelly’s Group’s Single Pixel Camera in USA TodayBBCLive Science, and elsewhere. (September 2006)


Collaborators
Prof. Bob Grubbs wins the 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Prof. Bob Grubbs wins the 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Dr. Qikun Xue elected to Chinese Academy of Science (20 December 2006)
Prof. J. Fraser Stoddart is being knighted. (8 January 2007)
Prof. Sir J. Fraser Stoddart won the 2007 King Faisal International Prize in Science. (16 January 2007)


Selected Others


Molecular Carriers
MIT Technology Review article on Ludwig Bartel’s group’s work on molecular carriers features Kevin Kelly and Paul Weiss. (23 January 2007)


Some of the Better Older Stories

Scientific American Cover Story, June, 2000: Computing with Molecules.


Chris and Paul at the Feynman Awards 2000

Alex Kandel wins the American Chemical Society Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education.
See also Chemical & Engineering News, January 24, 2000 issue, pp. 56-57.

ChemWeb interview with Paul Weiss. (Membership is required to view, but it is free.)

Paul Weiss named to US National Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

J. Christopher Love wins the Foresight Institute Distinguished Student Award for 2000.

Centre Daily Times Article featuring Rachel Smith: Nanoscale Technology Is Science and Art (15 January 2004)

Weiss group wins IM softball championship (2004)

Chemical & Engineering News Article showing Rachel Smith at the Philadelphia Fall 2004 American Chemical Society Meeting (Print version) (30 August 2004)
Chemistry and Industry article on Molecular Wires.
James Ellenbogen‘s Top 10 Achievements in Nanoelectronics.
Dr. Dobbs Journal Article on Molecular Electronics (December 2000).
Science News article on Functionalized Nanotubes (23 June 2001).
Alex Wissner-Gross profiled in Business WeekWhat This Teenager Did on His Summer Vacation (16 July 2001).
Faces of Penn State Page on Paul Weiss in the Summer 2001 issue of Science Journal.
Hydrodesulfurization Catalysis article in InSCIght (from the Science newsroom).
MRI Faculty Spotlight on Paul Weiss (2003)

More older stories (coming soon).