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January 13th, 2010

With federal funds, new nano tools

Abstract:
In recent months, researchers at the University at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering have secured nearly $4 million in federal grants.

That includes $610,000 from the National Science Foundation that allowed the college to buy a new atomic force microscope that uses what's known as laser scanning confocal microscopy.

The equipment, which cost a total of $850,000 and is found nowhere else in the state, can produce three-dimensional images of biomolecules and cellular structures. It is expected to help researchers at the college and throughout the region with insights into cancer and stem cell research and other important areas of medical science.

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