The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies will host the U.S. launch of an international consultation on a new Code for Responsible Nanotechnology aimed principally at businesses and research organizations.
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), today announced the award of more than $12 million in grants to support research and development of potentially high-impact, innovative technologies to advance health care.
Women with advanced breast cancer are the targets of a multi-million dollar grant awarded to the University of Queensland to develop a new and more accurate technique of determining whether or not cancer has spread through the body.
CANEUS has launched a "pre-seed" fund to provide partial funding for the system-level development projects recommended by the CANEUS Board. Contributors gain privileged access to downstream investment opportunities.
On October 24, 2007 the Nano/Bio Interface Center of the University of Pennsylvania sponsors a day of education and outreach programs for the Penn community as well as regional high schools and neighbors.
Say "nanotechnology," and geeks imagine iPhones, laptops and flash drives. But more than 60 percent of the 580 products in a newly updated inventory of nanotechnology consumer products are such "un-geeky" items as tennis racquets, clothing, and health products.