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University professor talks small

University of Virginia professor Rosalyn Berne discusses her book 'NANOTALK: Meaning, Belief and Ethics in the Development of Nanotechnology' during the Virginia Festival of the Book.

Posted: Mar 31st, 2008

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Nanotechnology internet TV talk show debuts

InTimeTV has announced a new internet TV talk show for professionals: Nanotech Today. Nanotech Today, which is hosted by Dr. Ogan Gurel, is a truly global venue by which nanotechnology professionals can share ideas, trends and perspectives worldwide.

Posted: Mar 28th, 2008

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Two-photon nanoparticles for the improved detection of tumor cells

Researchers from several CNRS-associated laboratories in France have succeeded in synthesizing porous nanoparticles that are capable of absorbing the energy of two photons in the near infrared spectrum, and then re-emitting radiation used for medical imaging by fluorescence.

Posted: Mar 28th, 2008

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Strength in nanoworms

Scientists in the US have mimicked the structure of bird nests to overcome the extreme fragility of highly insulating aerogels.

Posted: Mar 28th, 2008

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New horizons in modelling surface processes

Medical, environmental and chemical conundrums - including the mystery of how ice forms in the sky and goes on to create clouds - will be unravelled at a conference hosted by University College London to mark the opening of UCL's Materials Simulation Laboratory on Monday, March 31, 2008.

Posted: Mar 28th, 2008

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