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The ultimate nanotechnology app: loosing weight

Several Finnish universities have joined forces to develop an innovative drug delivery method that utilises silicon to transport drugs in the human body. Among other advances, the project has been able to sustain the effect of peptides controlling appetite, which may facilitate the use of nanotechnology for dieting purposes.

Posted: Dec 4th, 2009

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The world's smallest snowman

The folks at the at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in London have made what surely must be the world's smallest sbowman.

Posted: Dec 4th, 2009

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Technology commercialization event looks at nanotechnology for biomedical breakthroughs

Yesterday, ACAMP, the Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT Products, hosted a health and medical seminar, explaining how technologies like nanotechnology, biomaterials and microfluidics can play a powerful role in the creation of innovative healthcare products that help promote health and improve the quality, cost and outcomes of patient care, while opening new markets for Alberta companies worldwide.

Posted: Dec 4th, 2009

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Researchers succeed in building a working single-atom transistor

Researchers from Helsinki University of Technology (Finland), University of New South Wales (Australia), and University of Melbourne (Australia) have succeeded in building a working transistor, whose active region composes only of a single phosphorus atom in silicon.

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2009

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