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Nanotechnology oversight: An agenda for the new administration

Join former Environmental Protection Agency official J. Clarence Davies, one of the nation's foremost authorities on environmental regulation and policy, at the release of his new report that identifies the steps the incoming president must take to deal with the potential risks posed by nanotechnology.

Posted: Jul 9th, 2008

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Researchers develop breakthrough antimicrobial nanotube coatings

A team of researchers in Auburn University's Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has produced new antimicrobial coatings with potential to prevent diseases from spreading on contaminated surfaces - possibly solving a growing problem not only in hospitals but also in schools, offices, airplanes and elsewhere.

Posted: Jul 8th, 2008

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Nanosurgery with laser technology

The FAST-DOT project, backed by the EU with EUR 10.1 million in financing, is underway to develop a new line of lasers for biomedical applications.

Posted: Jul 8th, 2008

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Nanotechnology research to enhance future digital imaging

Led by Sri Sridhar, Distinguished Professor and Chair of Physics at Northeastern University, a team of researchers from the university?s Electronic Materials Research Institute has published research that has resulted in a new breakthrough in the field of nanophotonics, the study of light at the nanoscale level.

Posted: Jul 7th, 2008

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'Smart bomb' nanoparticle strategy impacts metastasis

A new treatment strategy using molecular 'smart bombs' to target metastasis with anti-cancer drugs leads to good results using significantly lower doses of toxic chemotherapy, with less collateral damage to surrounding tissue, according to a collaborative team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego.

Posted: Jul 7th, 2008

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