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Seeing the music in nature

From spider webs to tangled proteins, Markus Buehler finds the connections between mathematics, molecules and materials.

Posted: Apr 3rd, 2012

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Take the nanomanufacturing survey

The National Nanomanufacturing Network is conducting a survey of nanomanufacturing community members to better understand the avenues that people use to stay informed about advances in nanomanufacturing.

Posted: Apr 2nd, 2012

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NaoThailand Conference to take place next week

The conception of NanoThailand 2012: "Nanotechnology for the Benefits of Mankind", which will be held during April 9-11, 2012 in Khon Kaen, Thailand, is to be a premier international conference and a series of exhibition in Nanotechnology, bringing together world-leading researchers, Thai scientists, entrepreneurs, business partners and exhibitors, in several focused areas of science and technology at the nanoscale.

Posted: Apr 2nd, 2012

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Nanotechnology coming into focus April 4-5 in Durham, NC

This week, North Carolina's advocate for nanobiotechnology innovation, the Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN), is co-hosting a rare opportunity for Triangle life science and technology professionals to gain access to some of the top talent on nanotechnology from across the nation representing academia, government and private sector interests.

Posted: Apr 2nd, 2012

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Self-sculpting sand (w/video)

New algorithms could enable heaps of "smart sand" that can assume any shape, allowing spontaneous formation of new tools or duplication of broken mechanical parts.

Posted: Apr 2nd, 2012

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Microscopic, sub-volcanic visions

The University of bristol has taken delivery of a powerful new type of analytical electron microscope - the first installation of its type in a UK higher education institution.

Posted: Mar 31st, 2012

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Women in Europe for a Common Future release nanotechnology position paper

Women in Europe for a Common Future, an international network of over 100 women's, environmental and health organisations implementing projects in 40 countries and advocating globally for a healthy environment, has released a position paper on nanoparticles and nanotechnology: Nano - The great unknown

Posted: Mar 30th, 2012

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Unexpected behaviour of microdroplets

Physicists agree that laminar flow of liquids has been well understood and described in detail from the theoretical point of view. Researchers at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw have, however, observed that droplets of chemical substances flowing in a carrier liquid inside microchannels - although presenting laminar flow inside them - present multiple mysteries.

Posted: Mar 30th, 2012

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