In one of only two studies of its kind, a study from researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts demonstrates that non-viral gene therapy can delay the onset of some forms of eye disease and preserve vision. The team developed nanoparticles to deliver therapeutic genes to the retina and found that treated mice temporarily retained more eyesight than controls.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are using funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy - also known as ARPA-E - to pursue two different, but related, approaches for removing carbon dioxide from the flue gases of coal-burning power plants.
The University of Texas at Austin's nanoscience building has been named the Larry R. Faulkner Nano Science and Technology Building by the UT System Board of Regents in recognition of former President Faulkner's leadership in bringing the university's nanotechnology program to national prominence.
EPA is announcing a 45-day public comment period for the draft document, Nanomaterial Case Study: 'Nanoscale Silver in Disinfectant Spray', as announced in the August 13, 2010 Federal Register Notice. The deadline for comments is September 27, 2010.
Neue Nachwuchsforschungsgruppe am MPI-P will mit Computersimulationen ihrer Nanostrukturen Eigenschaften von Materialien vorab bestimmen. Daraus ergeben sich neue Perspektiven zur Entwicklung massgeschneiderter Werkstoffe.
Two teams of researchers lead by academics at London South Bank University have been awarded funding from the European Union to help develop innovative, environmentally friendly technology which will contribute towards the fight against climate change.
A growing body of experimental evidence is lending support to the theory that an exotic state of matter called a quantum spin liquid actually exists. Signatures of a quantum spin liquid have now been observed in an organic insulator.
The Clean Energy Investment Presentations featured the hottest emerging cleantech start-ups, who showcased their revolutionary technologies to an audience of regional and national venture capitalists, private investors, investment bankers, and federal executives.