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Israel ready to host its first international nanotechnology conference

The two-day event, to open on March 30 in Jerusalem's Inbal Hotel and organized by Kenes, will attract world-class experts, investors, businessmen and governmental representatives from Israel and abroad, and will include not only lectures and over 300 poster sessions but also a large exhibition.

Posted: Mar 23rd, 2009

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Introducing nanotechnology to Sri Lanka's industries

Sri Lanka's Science and Technology Minister Prof. Tissa Vitarana stressed the importance of introducing Nanotechnology to industries and said fund controllers in the country must extend their fullest co-operation to develop the technology.

Posted: Mar 23rd, 2009

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The growth of nanotoxicology

Nanotoxicology research has grown rapidly and a wide variety of analytical techniques are used to assess biodistribution, cellular uptake and both in vivo and in vitro toxicity.

Posted: Mar 23rd, 2009

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Hochempfindliche molekulare Sensoren

Ziel eines neuen Forschungsprojekts ist es, definierte optoelektronische Eigenschaften neuartiger Materialsysteme auf Molekuelbasis zu designen. Die VW-Stiftung unterstuetzt das Forschungsvorhaben mit insgesamt 500.000 Euro.

Posted: Mar 23rd, 2009

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New surface material resists biofilm growth

This is the tale of two biological substances-cells from mammals and bacteria. It's a story about the havoc these microscopic entities can wreak on all manner of surfaces, from mighty ships to teeth and medical devices, and how two Syracuse University researchers are discovering new ways to prevent the damage.

Posted: Mar 22nd, 2009

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Nanotechnology increases efficiency of sun-to-fuel process

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock said they have developed a process involving nanostructure that shows great promise in boosting the efficiency of titania photoanodes used to convert solar energy into hydrogen in fuel cells.

Posted: Mar 20th, 2009

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