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Theorists close In on improved atomic property predictions

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Indiana University (IU) have determined the most accurate values ever for a fundamental property of the element lithium using a novel approach that may permit scientists to do the same for other atoms in the periodic table.

Posted: Jan 12th, 2010

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Scientists quantify nanoparticle-protein interactions

A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has quantified the interaction of gold nanoparticles with important proteins found in human blood, an approach that should be useful in the development of nanoparticle-based medical therapies and for better understanding the physical origin of the toxicity of certain nanoparticles.

Posted: Jan 12th, 2010

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Meta-Roadmap Nanomaterialien

Vorrangiges Ziel dieser Roadmap, die im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums fuer Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) erarbeitet wurde, ist die Unterstuetzung aller Akteure aus Forschung, Industrie und Politik bei der mittelfristigen strategischen Ausrichtung zukuenftiger Aktivitaeten zur Erforschung und Entwicklung innovativer Nanomaterialien zum Einsatz in verschiedenen Anwendungsfeldern.

Posted: Jan 12th, 2010

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CINTRA nanotechnology laboratory opens its doors in Singapore

Nanyang Technical University, the National Centre of Scientific Research and the Thales Group of Companies inked a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the CNRS International-NTU-Thales Research Alliance (CINTRA) Laboratory - a state-of-the-art research facility focused on developing nanotechnologies for defence and commercial applications.

Posted: Jan 12th, 2010

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Nanotechnology outreach going wrong?

As the global nanotechnology industry continues to produce cutting-edge consumer products, the scientific community is leaving a key part of the U.S. public behind when sharing knowledge of this new field of science, according to a new study by Arizona State University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Posted: Jan 11th, 2010

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