The New York Times today is running an article - Breathless Pitches for Penny Stocks, Now in Newspapers - on how get-rich-quick offers to buy a hot stock in a tiny, unknown company increasingly appear as full-page ads in major newspapers.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that it does not intend to challenge a proposal by a group of petroleum producing and oil field service companies and the University of Texas at Austin to engage in joint research and development concerning the application of nanotechnology to the exploration and production of oil and gas.
The following press release from the National Science Foundation is not about nanotechnology - there is not enough commercialized nanotechnology in devices yet to hit the statistics - but the writing is on the wall.
Yamaha today unveiled the world's first line of personal watercraft hulls, decks and liners manufactured with a proprietary nano-engineered material called NanoXcel that significantly increases performance by decreasing weight by 25 percent.
Nanotherapeutics has entered into a two year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the Vaccine Branch of the National Cancer Institute to produce HIV peptide oral vaccine nanoparticles using the company's proprietary technology.