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REACH pre-registration phase begins

Following its official launch on June 1, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has started to accept pre-registrations of chemicals under the REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) legislation.

Posted: Jun 5th, 2008

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Europe gets together to harness quantum physics

The long cherished goal of applying the strange properties of quantum mechanics to the macroscopic world we inhabit has been brought closer by a series of recent developments. The exciting progress was made in the important field of quantum optics and discussed recently at a high level conference organised by the European Science Foundation.

Posted: Jun 5th, 2008

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MEMS and Nanotechnology for Kids wins 2008 IPPY book award

MEMS and Nanotechnology for Kids, written by Marlene Bourne and published by Scottsdale-based Bourne Research LLC, is a bronze medal recipient of the 12th Annual Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book Award in the Juvenile/Young Adult Non-Fiction category.

Posted: Jun 4th, 2008

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CNSE's Associate VP of Technology Dr. Ryan Accepts Position as the Founding Dean of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering of UNCG

James G. Ryan, a professor and administrator at one of the world's leading colleges of nanotechnology and a researcher with 47 U.S. patents, will be the founding dean of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, a partnership between North Carolina State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Posted: Jun 4th, 2008

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US, Japanese scientists win Asturias prize

Three Americans and two Japanese scientists hailed for developing materials to fight diseases and protect the environment were named winners Wednesday of the Prince of Asturias prize.

Posted: Jun 4th, 2008

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Sniffing out a broad-spectrum of airborne threats in seconds

Scientists in California are reporting successful laboratory and field tests of a new device that can sniff out the faintest traces of a wide range of chemical, biological, nuclear, and explosive threats - and illicit drugs - from the air in minutes with great accuracy.

Posted: Jun 4th, 2008

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