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Nanotechnology disappoints in Europe

The Business Week website is running an article today that says that "faced with struggling startups and a divide between research and innovation, the science of the small has yet to make it big in the EU."

Posted: Jul 5th, 2007

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Nanotechnology art ain't cheap

We came across an art gallery in Madrid, Galeria Espacio Kubiko that exhibits and sells nanotechnology inspired art by Romanian artist Chris Orfescu.

Posted: Jul 5th, 2007

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Swiss action plan for nanotechnology risks

The Swiss government has published the Basis Report to the Swiss Actionplan "Risk Assessment and –management of engineered nanoparticles".The new report serves as a basis to the deduction of recommended actions and measures to protect employees, the population and the environment.

Posted: Jul 5th, 2007

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Sensitive giant probes atomic world

City-dwelling scientists wanting to escape the cacophony of urban life could do worse than land a job at the home of the UK's most powerful microscope.

Posted: Jul 4th, 2007

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Buckyball discovery team reunion featured at nanoTX'07

Discovery of the Buckyball at Rice University in 1985 that led to a Nobel Prize for three of the five team members, and ushered in the modern era of nanotechnology, will be recalled by surviving team members October 2 in Dallas, Texas.

Posted: Jul 3rd, 2007

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Device could put disease detection in the palm of a hand

The nanocytometer is a pocket-sized device that can rapidly identify diseases by testing a single drop of blood using an inexpensive disposable cartridge. The cartridges contain a silicon chip laden with artificial nanopores that mimic the filtration system of human cells.

Posted: Jul 3rd, 2007

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