The Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies has announced that Leonid Melamed had been appointed to the top management position in a newly created Joint Venture between Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency and Russian State Corporation Rostechnology.
It has the ability to reach speeds of 102mph, race around a 38 mile mountainous course and is powered by batteries which can be charged from a standard household socket. It's Kingston University's new, green motorbike.
A team led by Oxford University scientists has turned one of the key problems with quantum entangled systems - that they are easily 'disturbed' by their environment ?- into an advantage which promises quantum sensors that are fundamentally more sensitive than their conventional counterparts.
Israel's Organization for Rehabilitation and Training (ORT) educational system will reveal to 30,000 European students the mysteries of nanotechnology, after winning a 1.5 million euro tender for the NANOYOU project.
After the overwhelming demand 2008 experts from the Battery, Automotive and Chemical Industry will exchange their experiences in the fields of Li-ion batteries, ultracapacitors and automotive applications at the 2nd International Conference Advanced Battery Technologies taking place from 30th June to 2nd July in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
In today's General Assembly, the IMEC Board confirmed that 2008 was a solid year, and this despite the challenging economic situation in the electronics industry. The Board also looks with confidence to the future.