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Pierre Lapointe is keynoter at nanotechnology conference

Pierre Lapointe, president and C.E.O. of FPInnovations, will make a keynote presentation at the 2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry, presented by TAPPI and Alberta Ingenuity, June 23-26, 2009 in Edmonton, Canada

Posted: Apr 13th, 2009

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Laser with controlled polarization opens door to wide range of applications

Applied scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) in collaboration with researchers from Hamamatsu Photonics in Hamamatsu City, Japan, have demonstrated, for the first time, lasers in which the direction of oscillation of the emitted radiation, known as polarization, can be designed and controlled at will.

Posted: Apr 12th, 2009

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Tracking down the effect of nanoparticles

Cerium oxide is a ceramic nano-abrasive. Scientists have now examined, under conditions close to reality, what happens when it is breathed in and deposited on the lung surface. Initially, the result was rather reassuring.

Posted: Apr 12th, 2009

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Germany's version of MIT established

With last month's passing of the bill for the 'Act on the KIT Merger', the cabinet of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg has set the course for the legislation procedure to establish the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Posted: Apr 12th, 2009

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The $5000 nanotechnology cycling suit for gentlemen

This news comes with perfect timing for your bike excursion plans on a sunny Easter weekend: Textile company Rapha have unveiled a bespoke three-piece cycling suit in London last night. Price tag: a bit over $5000.

Posted: Apr 11th, 2009

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