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Green Energy Summit 2009 program now available

The summit is a highly efficient forum for varied stakeholders from solar, wind, biomass, IT, transport, construction, aviation, nanotechnology and biotechnology to bring together the business and science of the most important and relevant Green Energy and Clean technologies.

Posted: Dec 16th, 2008

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Biological nanocoating technology improves surgical implants

The technology involves a unique surface engineering process that adds micro and nano sized hair like structures to the surface which creates a ?living interface? between artificial implants and bone. The addition of a multilayer coating containing biological substances, such as growth factors and antibiotics, could improve bony integration, arterial and venous proliferation and reduce infection.

Posted: Dec 15th, 2008

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Researchers watch cellular fission machine in real time

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have solved one of biology's neatest little tricks: they have discovered how a cell's outer membrane pinches a little pouch from itself to bring molecules outside the cell inside - without making holes that leak fluid from either side of the membrane.

Posted: Dec 15th, 2008

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OECD nanotechnology update on current safety developments

On December 10, the OECD Environmental Directorate released a compilation of responses given during the nanotechnology Tour de Table by delegations that attended the 4th Meeting of the Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials held at OECD Headquarters in Paris.

Posted: Dec 15th, 2008

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Inaugural 'back of the envelope' award funds nanotechnology sensor research

Can a succinct idea written on the back of an envelope have the spark of research genius? Certainly, said University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health (SOPH) Dean Max Michael, M.D., talking about the origins of the inaugural Back of the Envelope Awards, a seed money grant project for health research.

Posted: Dec 15th, 2008

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