The German Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt) has released a study paper 'Study of nanoparticle emission of selected products during their life cycle'. The summary is available for download in English or the full version in German: 'Emission von Nanopartikeln aus ausgewaehlten Produkten in ihrem Lebenszyklus'.
Die Arbeitsergebnisse der Themengruppen der Nanokommission (2009-2011) sind nun auf der Webseite des Bundesministerium fuer Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit als Download bereitgestellt worden.
Nemucore Medical Innovations, as part of Northeastern University's Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (CCNE) consortium, will develop nanomedicine manufacturing processes under the recent $13.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called on Wednesday for the establishment of a fully-fledged nanotechnology branch in Russia. 'All types of businesses should be represented - both private and state, up to transnational corporations', Medvedev told a nanotechnology forum in Moscow.
Imec and its project partners announce the launch of the European FP7 (Framework Program) project PASTA (Integrating Platform for Advanced Smart textile Applications) aiming at developing large-area smart textiles. Large-area manufacturability is an essential aspect in bridging the gap between lab prototyping and the industrial manufacturing of smart textiles for sports and leisure wear, technical textiles for safety and monitoring applications, and textiles for healthcare monitoring purposes.
The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 2011 Technical Program is now available on the Pittcon website. The Technical Program held Sunday, March 13 - Thursday, March 16, will consist of symposia, organized contributed sessions, oral sessions, workshops, posters, and Conferee Networking Sessions covering a wide range of topics in areas of analytical chemistry, applied spectroscopy, life sciences, bioanalysis, food sciences, and related disciplines.
A new material with a split personality -- part superconductor, part metal -- has been observed by a Princeton University-led research team. The discovery may have implications for the development of next-generation electronics that could transform the way information is stored and processed.
Researchers from A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME) Bioelectronics programme are developing a cost-effective and a more rapid way to help physicians assess the effectiveness of treatments to cancer patients.
A*STAR's National Metrology Centre and the Health Sciences Authority have jointly set up a national metrology in chemistry infrastructure to ensure that chemical and biological measurements performed in Singapore are accurate, traceable and internationally accepted for chemicals, food, pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare products and services sectors.
Sue Carter, a professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is pursuing a variety of strategies to develop cheaper and more efficient solar cells. She was awarded five new grants this year totaling more than $1 million to fund her research on new materials and technologies for solar energy.
Das diesjaehrige Mikroskopieforum stellt unter dem Titel 'Dynamik, Messbereich und Aufloesung', die unterschiedlichen Aufloesungsbereiche moderner Mikroskope, deren erweiterte Funktionsweisen und Anwendungen vor.
NJIT Associate Professor Victor Matveev, PhD, in the department of mathematical sciences, was part of a research team that published 'N-type Ca2+ channels carry the largest current: Implications for nanodomains and transmitter release'.
A three-year support of nanotechnology as an Israeli national project has resulted in: 52 leading scientists have immigrated to Israel, 77 million dollars have been invested in equipment, 41 million dollars have been invested in infrastructure, 106 success stories have been documented and 389 Academy-Industry Projects have been achieved.