The Alliance for NanoHealth, a consortium made up of seven Houston-area research institutions, including The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, is slated to receive $2.2 million in new federal funding.
The National Science Foundation is preparing to rule on whether to renew a five-year grant for the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and Northeastern University, and group members say it's an important decision for industry in the state.
In the framework of CEI (Central European Initiative) Cooperation Activity, the National Institute of Oceanography and of Experimental Geophysics - OGS is organizing a workshop on Nanotechnologies@sea.
Using tiny gold particles embedded with dyes, researchers have shown that they can identify tumors under the skin of a living animal. These tools may allow doctors to detect and diagnose cancer earlier and less invasively.
So Sen. James 'global warming is a hoax' Inhofe (R-OK) issues a report in which he claims: Over 400 prominent scientists from more than two dozen countries recently voiced significant objections to major aspects of the so-called 'consensus' on man-made global warming.
This past week, Yi Cui, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Stanford, announced success in expanding the energy storage capacity of lithium ion batteries by using silicon nanowires for the anode, which in current batteries are typically made of carbon.