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Nanotechnology speeds desalination

A team of researchers from The Australian National University have discovered a way to remove salt from seawater using nanotubes made from boron and nitrogen atoms that will make the process up to five times faster.

Posted: Aug 24th, 2009

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Metamaterialien lassen Licht tanzen

Wissenschaftler am Karlsruher Institut fuer Technologie (KIT) beschreiben jetzt erstmals dreidimensionale Metamaterialien, die in spektroskopischen Messgeraeten Anwendung finden koennten.

Posted: Aug 24th, 2009

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EPA withdraws final SNURs for carbon nanotubes

In a Federal Register notice published last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its withdrawal of the final significant new use rules (SNURs) for single- and multi-walled carbon nanotubes.

Posted: Aug 24th, 2009

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Einblicke in Nanowelten: Die TU Graz versammelt Forscher in der Elektronenmikroskopie

An der TU Graz, die den Kongress veranstaltet, arbeiten fuehrende Forscher im Bereich der Elektronenmikroskopie. Die Entwicklungen des Institutes fuer Elektronenmikroskopie und Feinstrukturforschung ermoeglichen der Wissenschaft und der Industrie Einblicke in Mikro- und Nanowelten, die beispielsweise das Erkennen von Krankheiten erleichtern, das Fliegen sicherer und Computer schneller machen.

Posted: Aug 24th, 2009

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Australian water innovation using nanotechnology

The University of South Australia and SA Water are set to extend a research partnership deal that has seen SA Water invest $3.5m of funding into finding smart ways to manage and re-use water in South Australia.

Posted: Aug 24th, 2009

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Argonne nanoscientist named one of the world's top innovators

Elena Shevchenko, nanoscientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, has joined a select list of the world's youngest top innovators chosen by Technology Review magazine for her work at Argonne's Center for Nanoscale Materials.

Posted: Aug 21st, 2009

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