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Untersuchungen zur krebserzeugenden Wirkung von Nanopartikeln

Ziele der Untersuchungen waren, Unterschiede zwischen der Kanzerogenitaet von granulaeren Staeuben in der Rattenlunge nach intratrachealer Instillation zu erkennen, den optimalen Dosismassstab fuer ihre Wirkungsstaerke zu ermitteln und ihre moegliche Bedeutung fuer den Menschen zu interpretieren.

Posted: Jul 7th, 2008

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New logic: the attraction of magnetic computation

European researchers are the first to demonstrate functional components that exploit the magnetic properties of electrons to perform logic operations. Compatible with existing microtechnology, the new approach heralds the next era of faster, smaller and more efficient electronics.

Posted: Jul 7th, 2008

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Smart nanotechnology wound dressings open up new perspectives in patient care

The integration of biosensors in wound dressing materials or other medical textiles opens up new and cost-effective perspectives in patient care. In a European project directed by the CSEM, intensive research is being conducted in this area. The sixth NanoEurope, which will be held in St.Gallen (Switzerland) on September 16 and 17, 2008, will present this application and other innovations from the field of nanotechnology to the interested specialist public.

Posted: Jul 4th, 2008

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Atomic scale microscopy goes commercial

The state-of-the-art technique for seeing atoms - transmission electron microscopy (TEM) - will become an important tool for chemical analysis over the next decade as instrument manufacturers commercialise advances pioneered in laboratories, researchers heard at the Microscience 2008 conference in London, UK.

Posted: Jul 3rd, 2008

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Keeping nanotechnology safe

The second generation of nanotechnology research will involve creating predictive models for the safe use of nanoparticles.

Posted: Jul 3rd, 2008

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