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Synthetic Biology Project gives away 5 iPods

The Synthetic Biology Project is being launched to identify gaps in our knowledge of the potential risks of the field, explore public perceptions towards it, and examine governance options that will both ensure public safety and facilitate innovation.

Posted: Dec 17th, 2008

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Self-warming hand and body lotions

Sandia National Laboratories resident microencapsulation expert, Duane Schneider, is working with an Albuquerque company to use microencapsulation technology in a novel self-warming hand and body lotion.

Posted: Dec 17th, 2008

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Nanotubes: Wie die Energie fliesst

Neue Erkenntnisse ueber den Energiefluss in carbon nanotubes beschreiben Forscher in der Zeitschrift Nature Physics. Ihnen ist es weltweit erstmals gelungen, die Groesse von Exzitonen zu messen.

Posted: Dec 16th, 2008

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European Union funds EUR 3 million nanotechnology risk research

Dr Andrew Nelson, a chemist at the University of Leeds, will lead the project which has been awarded EUR 3 million by the European Union and brings together experts from the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy and Spain to assess how nanotechnology impacts on our environment.

Posted: Dec 16th, 2008

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