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Silicon Valley exhibition immerses visitors in the exciting world of nanotechnology, digital art and mapping

The Tech Museum today raised the curtain on its most ambitious exhibition, The Tech Silicon Valley Innovation Gallery, revealing cutting-edge technology developed by the world's foremost experts on computing, digital design, communication and collaboration. The nearly 3,000-square-foot gallery captures the spirit of Silicon Valley ingenuity, examining the core of innovation -- the microchip -- and immersing visitors in the exciting world of nanotechnology, digital art and mapping.

Posted: Sep 13th, 2010

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EU-US cooperation on space micro- and nanotechnologies

CANEUS International will be holding CANEUS 2010 Workshops as part of the International Week on Micro and Nano Technologies (MNT) for Space 2010. The event is being held at the ESTEC-ESA Centre in The Netherlands the 13-17 September 2010.

Posted: Sep 13th, 2010

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Mit kalter Quantenmaterie hoch hinaus

In der von der European Science Foundation (ESF) gefoerderten Tagung (EuroQUAM 2010. Cold Quantum Matter: Achievements and Prospects) werden die neuesten Ergebnisse aus einem der aufregendsten Forschungsfelder der Physik praesentiert. Im Zentrum stehen dabei die ungewoehnlichen Eigenschaften ultrakalter Quantenmaterie.

Posted: Sep 13th, 2010

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Engineers make artificial skin out of nanowires

Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a pressure-sensitive electronic material from semiconductor nanowires that could one day give new meaning to the term 'thin-skinned'.

Posted: Sep 12th, 2010

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Workshop to assess nanotechnology's role in energy's future

A workshop scheduled to take place in Iacocca Hall on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 13 and 14, will explore how nanotechnology can help the drive to develop alternative sources of energy while improving the efficiency of existing methods of energy generation.

Posted: Sep 11th, 2010

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SPADnet, a new concept for biomedical imaging, gets funded

SPADnet - 'Fully Networked, Digital Components for Photon-starved Biomedical Imaging Systems' - is a new collaborative research project funded by the European Union within the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Theme of its Seventh Research Framework Programme (FP7).

Posted: Sep 10th, 2010

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State-level nano regulation: Yes, indeed, the industry 'should have seen it coming' - it caused it!

It's alway good to listen to both sides of an argument. In that respect, a blog entry on the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)'s website is quite interesting. Titled 'State-level nano regulation: Yes, indeed, the industry 'should have seen it coming' - it caused it!', Richard Denison gives his take on the role of state and federal regulations relating to nanomaterials.

Posted: Sep 10th, 2010

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