A high-profile consortium of nanotechnology research centers, of which Cornell is a founding member, has received a five-year renewal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the amount of $17 million per year.
Once dubbed the 'Queen of Carbon Science' as one of the nation's foremost experts in the multifaceted field of carbon science, longtime Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Institute Professor Mildred Dresselhaus has been named the National Science Board's 2009 Vannevar Bush Awardee.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) offers a number of ways to get up to speed on this technology with the current release of three DVDs ? the best-selling 'Nanomanufacturing', the new 'Structural DNA' and 'Nanometrology' as well as the upcoming two-day NanoManufacturing Conference and Exhibits.
Lighter, cheaper, safer - a team of researchers at the University of Cincinnati, known for their world record-breaking carbon nanotubes, has discovered new applications of use to both military and consumer audiences.
An international symposium on nanotechnology, featuring leaders of world nanoscience institutes hosted by Trinity College's Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN) took place today.
Researchers at Discovery Park are joining colleagues from Indian and other U.S. institutions for a three-day conference this week at Purdue University on nanotechnology's growing role in creating future electronics.
This year's WATER EXECUTIVE Forum will feature Emerging Technology presentations on the coming use of nanotechnology in water treatment, which many experts see as the technology that will impact for future water treatment methods.
The X PRIZE Foundation, an educational nonprofit prize institute dedicated to fostering radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity, today announced the appointment of Patrick Soon-Shiong, M.D., as Chairman of its Life Sciences Prize Group Steering Committee.
Arizona State University will be home to one of the world's most advanced electron microscopes, one that will enable researchers to do work essential to making significant advances in nanoscale aspects of solid state science and materials science and engineering.
Research led by the University of Warwick has found a way to use doughnut shaped by-products of quantum dots to slow and even freeze light, opening up a wide range of possibilities from reliable and effective light based computing to the possibility of 'slow glass'.
This week's Nature Materials reveals how an international team of scientists led by researchers at the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) at UCL have discovered a novel one dimensional ice chain structure built from pentagons that may prove to be a step toward the development of new materials which can be used to seed clouds and cause rain.