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Singularity University announces 2010 Graduate Summer Program

Singularity University - the academic institution with the goal of preparing the next generation of leaders to address 'humanity's grand challenges' - today announced the dates for the second year of its Graduate Studies Program, and a 200% class size increase to accommodate 80 of the top students from around the globe.

Posted: Feb 22nd, 2010

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Cooperation with USA highlights nanotechnology in Eastern Germany

Within the framework of the conference series 'US-German Conference on the Commercialization of Nanotechnologies', Germany Trade and Invest is presenting business opportunities for American companies and research institutes in the field of nanotechnology in Eastern Germany.

Posted: Feb 22nd, 2010

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EU-funded research project launched to investigate on reliable terascale memory systems

The European Commission has launched a joint FP7 Future Emerging Technology research project TRAMS aiming to investigate the impact of increasing variability and decreasing reliability of the components in future terascale memory systems and to create new design paradigms which can secure their reliable operation in future multicore processors and system on a chip applications.

Posted: Feb 22nd, 2010

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New review journal to organize studies in the nanotechnoloigy, nanoscience and nanobiotechnology fields

Co-Action Publishing has announced the launch of their latest title, Nano Reviews. The journal's Editor-in-Chief, Professor Vasudevanpillai Biju of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan, seeks no less than to organize the flood of studies that are currently emanating from the Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology and Single-moledule research areas - the 3NS field.

Posted: Feb 22nd, 2010

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Nanotechnology could help Arab region

Nanotechnology could aid the future of development of the Arab region, says Mohamed H.A. Hassan, executive director of TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, and president of the African Academy of Sciences.

Posted: Feb 20th, 2010

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Nanotechnology sparks energy storage on paper and cloth

By dipping ordinary paper or fabric in a special ink infused with nanoparticles, Stanford engineer Yi Cui has found a way to cheaply and efficiently manufacture lightweight paper batteries and supercapacitors, as well as stretchable, conductive textiles known as 'eTextiles' - capable of storing energy while retaining the mechanical properties of ordinary paper or fabric.

Posted: Feb 20th, 2010

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