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Gewinner des Fotowettbewerb 'NanoMikro+Werkstoffe aus Nordrhein-Westfalen 2010' stehen fest

20 Preistraeger wurden gestern im Ministerium fuer Innovation, Wissenschaft, Forschung und Technologie des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (MIWFT) von Dr. Michael Stueckradt, Staatssekretaer im Innovationsministerium, geehrt. Zugleich eroeffnete er die Ausstellung, in der alle fuer den Wettbewerb eingesandten Bilder vom 5. bis 21. Mai fuer interessierte Besucher zugaenglich sind.

Posted: May 5th, 2010

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Semiconductor transistor-type hydrogen sensor wins gold medal at Geneva Inventions Exhibition

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Microelectronics and Chemical Engineering students, led by Department of Electrical Engineering and Institute of Microelectronics Prof. Wen-Chau Liu and Department of Chemical Engineering Prof. Huey-Ing Chen, have won a gold medal at the 38th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva with their Semiconductor Transistor-Type Hydrogen Sensor.

Posted: May 5th, 2010

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Gold nanoparticles enrich every day products

Durable paint, water purification, faster computers, tougher shoe soles, and lighter and cheaper televisions are all possibilities now that a Queensland University of Technology scientist has discovered a way to disperse gold nanoparticles evenly through plastic.

Posted: May 4th, 2010

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Cell phones could double as night vision devices

A University of Florida engineering researcher has crafted a nickel-sized imaging device that uses organic light-emitting diode technology similar to that found in cell phone or laptop screens for night vision.

Posted: May 4th, 2010

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Massgeschneiderte Materialien

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft foerdert interdisziplinaere Gruppe unter Leitung der TU Chemnitz, die neue Molekuele fuer praxisnahe Anwendungen entwickelt.

Posted: May 4th, 2010

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Survey: Hiding risks can hurt public support for nanotechnology

A new national survey on public attitudes toward medical applications and physical enhancements that rely on nanotechnology shows that support for the technology increases when the public is informed of the technology's risks as well as its benefits - at least among those people who have heard of nanotechnology.

Posted: May 4th, 2010

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Informatics moves into nanomedicine

A recently published article discusses the huge impact that informatics will have in the immediate future on vanguard medicine and innovation in a field, translational nanoinformatics, that is set to translate advances in basic nanomedical research into clinical applications of growing importance.

Posted: May 4th, 2010

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