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New project studies health risks of quantum dots

A team of Rice researchers has been working to discover the health risks of quantum dots, molecule-sized semiconducting nanocrystals that are generally composed of heavy metals surrounded by an organic shell.

Posted: Feb 2nd, 2009

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Nano-structured parts

Materials with a nanoparticle structure are stronger and harder than materials made of larger particles. A new manufacturing technique ensures that such microcrystalline structures remain intact when being processed.

Posted: Feb 2nd, 2009

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UAlbany NanoCollege in unique exchange program with Mexican school

The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany hosted 16 students and three teachers from a Montessori School in Monterrey, Mexico on January 29 as part of a week-long student exchange program with the Woodland Hills Montessori School in North Greenbush.

Posted: Jan 30th, 2009

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