Paukenschlag fuer den Wirtschafts- und Wissenschaftsstandort Muenster: Dem Bau des deutschlandweit einmaligen und 16 Mio. Euro teuren Nanobioanalytik-Zentrums (NBZ) steht nichts mehr im Wege, nachdem das NRW-Wirtschaftsministerium die Foerderung dieses Leuchtturmprojekts mit 10,2 Mio. Euro zugesagt hat.
Eine Arbeitsgruppe des Sonderforschungsbereichs 688 in Zusammenarbeit mit Wissenschaftlern vom DESY in Hamburg und der ESRF in Grenoble hat kuerzlich das erste voll funktionsfaehige Mikroskop fuer die Holografie von Nanostrukturen vorgestellt.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed new pretreatment and curing methods that can be used with the sol-gel coating process. With the new pretreatment method, the adhesion of sol-gel coatings can be improved significantly.
Researchers have developed a novel method of interpreting data from single-cell images to identify genetic interactions within biological networks, offering a glimpse into the future of high-throughput cell imaging analysis.
A novel strategy for engineering semiconductor materials can boost the performance of water-splitting solar cells for hydrogen production, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Dr. Barbara Karn of EPA's National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) is lead author on a recently published article in Environmental Health Perspectives entitled 'Nanotechnology and In Situ Remediation: A Review of the Benefits and Potential Risks'.
On Oct. 11-13, the best minds in carbon nanotechnology will gather at Rice University for a technical symposium during the Year of Nano, a series of events at the university celebrating the 25th anniversary of nano's big bang.
New analysis from Frost and Sullivan, Sensors for Agriculture and Environment Monitoring, finds that advanced techniques such as sensors, wireless communication technologies, and robotics are employed for precision agriculture/farming.
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (abbreviated DFG, German Research Foundation in English) and the Japan Science and Technology Agency ( JST) are launching the research project 'Quantum Computing in isotopically Engineered Diamond' aiming to novel logic devices potentially enabling faster computing and unconditionally secure communications.
Last November, the Australian Secretary for Health released a public discussion paper inviting consultations on a Government proposal to strengthen regulation of industrial nanomaterials use in Australia. The deadline for submissions regarding the discussion paper is 5pm this Friday, February 12.
A world-renowned medical researcher discusses the key role that nanotechnology has begun to play in the detection and treatment of cancer in an article that will appear in the March 2010 edition of Mechanical Engineering magazine.