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Chemists make fullerene necklace

Spanish scientists have strung fullerene buckyballs together to produce a polymer with unique electronic properties. The creation of these polymers, which resemble a string of pearls, has demonstrated a new approach to designing novel materials.

Posted: Dec 8th, 2007

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Program prepares for increasing nanotechnology worker demand

Job seekers in Oklahoma currently cannot find any ads or postings for companies seeking nanotechnology technicians, said Sheryl Hale, manager, innovative programs, research and development at the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

Posted: Dec 7th, 2007

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MSU nanotechnology research nets Nano 50 Award

A new nanotechnology material developed at Michigan State University has enabled XG Sciences Inc., a startup company headquartered in East Lansing, to be named a winner in the third annual Nanotech Briefs Nano 50 Awards program.

Posted: Dec 7th, 2007

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Nanotube-producing bacteria show manufacturing promise

Two engineers at the University of California, Riverside are part of a binational team that has found semiconducting nanotubes produced by living bacteria - a discovery that could help in the creation of a new generation of nanoelectronic devices.

Posted: Dec 7th, 2007

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Nanotechnology roadmap for productive nanosystems now available

The final version of the Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems has been released. This marks the completion of the first broad, multidisciplinary effort to explore how current laboratory techniques for atomically precise fabrication can be extended, step by step, toward increasingly advanced products and capabilities.

Posted: Dec 7th, 2007

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