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New journal 'Science Translational Medicine' to be launched by AAAS

The journal Science, published by the nonprofit American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), today announced plans to launch a new journal devoted to research in translational medicine, which uses insights from basic biology to improve medical care. The journal, Science Translational Medicine, will launch in fall, 2009.

Posted: Apr 6th, 2009

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Fuzzy logic model reveals cells' inner workings

Using a 'fuzzy logic' approach, a team of MIT biological engineers has created a new model that reveals different and novel information about these inner cell workings than traditional computational models.

Posted: Apr 5th, 2009

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Nanotechnology research gets funded at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has recently received research funding totaling more than $9 million from the Research Grants Council, the Innovation and Technology Fund and industry partners to advance the study of nanostructured materials on both theoretical and technological application sides.

Posted: Apr 4th, 2009

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Racetrack nanowire memory beats the back-up blues

That sinking feeling when your hard disk starts screeching and you haven't backed up your holiday photos is a step closer to becoming a thing of the past thanks to research into a new kind of computer memory.

Posted: Apr 3rd, 2009

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NIOSH updates its guidance 'Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology'

The updated document reiterates NIOSH's standing interim recommendation that employers take prudent measures to control occupational exposures in the manufacture and industrial use of engineered nanomaterials, as research advances for determining if such materials pose work-related health and safety risks.

Posted: Apr 3rd, 2009

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Conference: Responsible Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Following the NANOMAT Conference June 15-17, 2009, there will be a one-day international conference on June 18 devoted to ethical, legal, social and environmental aspects of nanotechnology - 'Responsible Nanoscience and Nanotechnology'.

Posted: Apr 2nd, 2009

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