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The light of silence

Scientists have found a way of protecting quantum systems against noise using adaptively 'shaped' pulses of laser light.

Posted: May 2nd, 2008

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nanoTruck und Nanotechnologie live' beim Offenen Campus in Zweibruecken

Mit der Dialog-Initiative 'nanoTruck - Hightech aus dem Nanokosmos', einem brandneuen rollenden Ausstellungsformat des Bundesministeriums fuer Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), wartet am 16. Mai ein ganz besonderes Highlight auf die Besucher des diesjaehrigen Offenen Campus des FH-Standortes Zweibruecken

Posted: May 2nd, 2008

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Groups file legal action for EPA to stop sale of 200+ nanosilver products

The International Center for Technology Assessment (CTA) and a coalition of consumer, health, and environmental groups today filed a legal petition with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), demanding the agency use its pesticide regulation authority to stop the sale of numerous consumer products now using nano-sized versions of silver.

Posted: May 1st, 2008

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Arizona scientists report on world's fastest nanomotor

In a major step toward a practical energy source for powering tomorrow?s nanomachines, researchers in Arizona report development of a new generation of sub-microscopic nanomotors that are up to 10 times more powerful than existing motors.

Posted: May 1st, 2008

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Feds seek help applying nanotechnology to defense

Federal agencies and large defense contractors are looking for small businesses with good ideas and the technical expertise to pull them off. The goal is to solve homeland security problems and other issues ranging from defense to public health and infrastructure safety, participants learned earlier this month at the Arizona Nanotechnology Cluster Symposium.

Posted: May 1st, 2008

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