Brandeis neuroscientist Gina Turrigiano has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's Pioneer Award, a five-year grant totaling $2.5 million. She is one of 12 recipients nationwide to win the highly competitive award.
The Center for the Study of Law, Science, and Technology has been awarded a multi-year federal grant to develop models for the international regulation of nanotechnology, a growing science with big implications for health, safety, quality of life and environmental concerns.
Future Medicine Ltd announced that its journal Nanomedicine has won the Highly Commended award in the ALPSP Best New Journal category. This follows on from the news that Nanomedicine has also been selected for coverage in MEDLINE.
Here is our Slow News Friday story. We thought we'd heard it all but now a yoga guru has appropriated nanotechnology in a talk at Assocham's B2B in Biotechnology and Nanotechnology summit in India this week.
The Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, its partner centers, and the National Science Foundation announce the launch of the National Nanomanufacturing Network, a community-driven open access network that facilitates collaboration and disseminates information among the nanomanufacturing research, education and development community.
In a discovery of potentially burning interest to computer and chip manufacturers, physicists at Wuerzburg University have demonstrated a previous unknown quantum effect - and this could be a big step forward in the development of new, cool computer technologies.
Biomedical engineers have announced pre-clinical test results demonstrating the feasibility of a smart particle insulin release system that detects spikes in glucose or blood sugar levels and releases insulin to counteract them.
Attention scientific researchers: SNM invites you to present your molecular imaging studies - especially those involving non-radioactive molecular imaging techniques and agents - at the society's 55th Annual Meeting June 14–18, 2008, in New Orleans.
MAGNA (immuno gene therapy with magnetic nanoparticles) has been founded to provide evidence for the usefulness of therapeutic tumor vaccination by the Magnetofection technology in a clinical study in cats with fibrosarcoma.
Purdue University's Network for Computational Nanotechnology has received a five-year, $18.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative with expanded capabilities and services for computer simulations.