Hidden History. Classical Music. Oceans and other water bodies. Mythology. Great sites. Mythology. Mythology. Blakelylaw. Mental_floss magazine - Where Knowledge Junkies Get Their Fix. Teens Living with Cancer. Makezine.com: MAKE: technology on your time. Manuals - Free User Manual and Owners Instruction Guides. Research finds gallium nitride is non-toxic, biocompatible - holds promise for implants (10/29/2011)
GaN is currently used in a host of technologies, from LED lighting to optic sensors, but it is not in widespread use in biomedical implants.
However, the new findings from NC State and Purdue mean that GaN holds promise for an array of implantable technologies - from electrodes used in neurostimulation therapies for Alzheimer's to transistors used to monitor blood chemistry. "The first finding is that GaN, unlike other semiconductor materials that have been considered for biomedical implants, is not toxic.
That minimizes risk to both the environment and to patients," says Dr. Albena Ivanisevic, who co-authored a paper describing the research. Ivanisevic is an associate professor of materials science and engineering at NC State and associate professor of the joint biomedical engineering program at NC State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The researchers also wanted to determine GaN's potential biocompatibility. Post Comments: NOTCOT. Corporate Grants, Non-profit Funding, Philanthropy, Capital Campaigns & Fundraising Resources. Peace Corps Digital Library. Top 10 Lists - Listverse. TAP Plastics : TAP Plastics. EclipseCrossword - the fast, easy, and FREE way to create crossword puzzles in minutes. YouTube. NASA Images. Martin Luther King. Memory games. Blakelylaw. Timepeaces. Pearltrees tips.
Timepeaces. Common MySQL Queries. Common MySQL Queries Aggregate across columns Last updated 09 Sep 2009 Aggregates across multiple joins Given a parent table and two child tables, a query which sums values in both child tables, grouping on a parent table column, returns sums that are exactly twice as large as they should be. In this example from the MySQL General Discussion list: DROP TABLE IF EXISTS packageItem,packageCredit,packageItemTax; CREATE TABLE packageItem ( packageItemID INT, packageItemName CHAR(20), packageItemPrice DECIMAL(10,2) ); INSERT INTO packageItem VALUES(1,'Delta Hotel',100.00); CREATE TABLE packageCredit ( packageCreditID INT, packageCreditItemID INT, Last updated 22 Feb 2013 Aggregates excluding leaders You have a table of grouped ranks ...
Last updated 22 May 2009 Aggregates of specified size Find the values of a table column c1 for which there are a specified number of listed values in another column c2. All X for which all Y are Z All X meeting multi-row conditions Last updated 19 Jan 2014 1. 2. Mode. Mechanism of MAKA fushigi. Apartment Therapy. 3D animated origami instructions to make a peace crane, flapping bird, and football shirt. Atmospheric Optics. The Arctic (cooler than a polar bear's toenails) Mind Tools - Self-Study Management Trainin. Cult Help and Information - Home. Donate a Goat This Holiday Season. Craziest Gadgets.
Khan Academy. Academic Ranking of World Universities. Oddee.com - A Blog on Oddities: the odd, bizarre and strange thi. Sprixi - Free images to choose and use! TED: Ideas worth spreading. CareerPath. ViewDNS.info - Your one source for DNS related tools! SimplyRain - The Best Free Rain Generator on the Internet.
SimplyNoise - The Best Free White Noise Generator on the Internet. Calendars Through The Ages.