Having found that whether bacteria stick to surfaces depends partly on how stiff those surfaces are, MIT engineers have created ultrathin films made of polymers that could be applied to medical devices and other surfaces to control microbe accumulation.
Researchers at the NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN) at Northeastern University, with partners UMass Lowell and University of New Hampshire, have discovered an innovative technology that will have a tremendous impact on the nanotechnology industry.
The Department of Science and Technology (DST), in partnership with the government of France and the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, announced the imminent arrival of the La Villette Nanotechnology Exhibition.
The eyes of the nanoelectronics industry were focused on Albany, New York as a host of top executives representing the world's leading nanotechnology companies and organizations spoke on the topic of Open Innovation during CIRCA '08.
The conference, '21st Century Medicine - Breakthroughs and Challenges' looks at the current and future breakthroughs as well as the challenges they will provide to practitioners, companies, investors and Governments in the near future. Nov. 26-27, 2008.
Researchers at Northwestern University and Princeton University have created a new kind of polymer that, because of its extraordinary thermal and mechanical properties, could be used in everything from airplanes to solar cells.
Saudia Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has started a joint research project with the Japanese Water Recycling Center focusing on integrating high-tech nanotechnology water treatment in the current process of distillation operations.
Nanotechnology, particularly as it merges with biotechnology, is likely the next hot industry in Texas, which remains economically strong despite a broad national slowdown, Secretary of State Phil Wilson said this week.