Rice Professor James Tour was one of six high-profile Houstonians honored at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Houston Technology Center (HTC) this week, earning a special achievement award for his advances in nanotechnology.
Writing in the journal Nature,scientists describe the future of OLEDs as 'bright, not only because of their high illumination quality, but also because their outstanding efficiencies will help to reduce our carbon footprint'.
If one University of Houston professor has his way, the inexpensive plastic now used to manufacture CDs and DVDs will one day soon be put to use in improving the integrity of electronics in aircraft, computers and iPhones.
Veeco has announced their second Veeco Labs request for proposals. In this program, Veeco will award the best five proposals, an approx. $40k electronic application module (TUNA/TR-TUNA, SSRM, SCM, or CAFM) for the Dimension, MultiMode, or Innova SPMs.
The online gallery for Princeton University's third Art of Science competition went live Thursday, May 14. An online site that allows members of the public to choose their favorite 2009 Art of Science image will go live at the same time.
Nanotechnology scientists at UALRand UAMS Monday will present a briefing on a new discovery in the fight to eradicate cancer. The discovery has promise for a new generation of treatment options beyond surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.
Applying innovative measurement techniques, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have directly measured the unusual energy spectrum of graphene, a technologically promising, two-dimensional form of carbon that has tantalized and puzzled scientists since its discovery in 2004.
The Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN), through its role in the EU-funded observatoryNANO project, is investigating the role that nanotechnology and other technologies can play in addressing complex security issues.
The Regulatory Governance Initiative (RGI) at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada has recently produced a report entitled: 'International Approaches to the Regulatory Governance of Nanotechnology'.