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The Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) is preparing to open by May this year and in two to three years time to produce Sri Lankan nanotechnology intellectual property and patents which deliver a competitive advantage for Sri Lankan industry.
As s King Abdullah inaugurates a package of development projects worth SR14.039 billion (approx. $3.7 billion) at King Saud University today, King Abdullah Institute for Nanotechnology, affiliated with KSU, announced that it has registered two nanotechnology patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Plans for the GBP21.6 million Centre for NanoHealth at Swansea University were given the green light on Thursday after securing more than GBP10 million from the Convergence European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Assembly Government.
CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, has patented an improved microscopy method for measuring the shapes and sizes of proteins which could help scientists create new pharmaceuticals that are a better match for the proteins they target.
Scientists can easily explain the structural order that makes steel and aluminium out of molten metal. But, despite the fact that glass blowers have been plying their trade since the first century BC, we have only just begun to understand what makes molten glass solid.