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SEMATECH announces speaker lineup for SEMICON West 2009

A lineup of recognized technical and manufacturing experts from SEMATECH and International SEMATECH Manufacturing Initiative will offer a series of lectures and workshop sessions from July 14-16, 2009 at SEMICON West in San Francisco.

Posted: Jun 22nd, 2009

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Nano Teddybear, Garden of Eden and other spectacular nanotechnology images

At the 2008 MRS Fall Meeting last December in Boston, MA, and the Spring Meeting this April in San Francisco, CA, the Materials Research Society conducted the sixth and seventh installments of their popular "Science as Art" competition. Here are some of the amazing images from the fields of nanotechnology that won prizes.

Posted: Jun 22nd, 2009

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Literature review - workplace exposure to nanoparticles

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (OSHA) has published "Literature Review - Workplace exposure to nanoparticles" which reviews the most recent publications on nanoparticles and focuses on the possible adverse health effects of workplace exposure. The report presents the regulatory background and activities taken to manage this emerging risk.

Posted: Jun 22nd, 2009

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