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Nanotechnology expert Paul Alivisatos wins Wolf Prize in Chemistry

Paul Alivisatos, director of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley's Larry and Diane Bock Professor of Nanotechnology, has won the prestigious Wolf Foundation Prize in Chemistry for 2012.

Posted: Jan 12th, 2012

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New nanotechnology technique for lower-cost materials repair

In the super-small world of nanostructures, a team of polymer scientists and engineers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have discovered how to make nano-scale repairs to a damaged surface equivalent to spot-filling a scratched car fender rather than re-surfacing the entire part.

Posted: Jan 12th, 2012

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Inventing self-repairing batteries

A team of researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory are exploring ways to design batteries that heal themselves when damaged.

Posted: Jan 11th, 2012

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A review of nanodiamond research

A team of researchers who specialize in nanotechnology, led by Dr. Yury Gogotsi, director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, offered a review of nanodiamond research, in the December 18 edition of Nature Nanotechnology to sift through new ways scientists are using these tiny treasures.

Posted: Jan 11th, 2012

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