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Mount Sinai leads program of excellence in nanotechnology with $16.5 million grant

Mount Sinai School of Medicine received a contract for almost $16.5 million from The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLBI) through the Program of Excellence in Nanotechnology (PEN). The contract is one of four issued nationally to develop multidisciplinary research Centers with the goal of developing nanotechnology tools for diagnosing and treating heart, lung and blood diseases.

Posted: Sep 29th, 2010

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Quantum computer moves closer to reality

An international research group led by scientists from the University of Bristol in the UK has developed a new approach to quantum computing that could soon be used to perform complex calculations that cannot be done by today's computers.

Posted: Sep 29th, 2010

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REACH register to ensure traceability of nanomaterials

Ahead of a regulatory review next year, the Belgian EU Presidency is proposing to create a specific register for nanomaterials under the bloc's REACH chemicals regulation and wants to make it mandatory to label their presence in consumer products.

Posted: Sep 29th, 2010

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