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Electronic nose to sniff out kidney disease in exhaled breath

Scientists in Israel have identified the key substances in exhaled breath associated with healthy and diseased kidneys - raising expectations, they say, for development of long-sought diagnostic and screening tests that literally sniff out chronic renal failure in its earliest and most treatable stages.

Posted: Jun 10th, 2009

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Super sponges soak up gas

Researchers in the US have shown that a recently discovered class of compound based on light elements can store gas at least as efficiently as the most promising metal organic framework (MOF) candidates.

Posted: Jun 10th, 2009

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FDA claims it can handle nanotechnology safety

An article in Food Production Daily cites Dr Annette McCarthy of the FDA as saying that The Food and Drug Administration already has sufficient authority to assess the safety of nanotechnology - but its regulation is not all to do with size.

Posted: Jun 10th, 2009

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ISO Technical Committee on nanotechnology opens plenary in Seattle

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 229, Nanotechnologies, opened its annual plenary meeting yesterday in Seattle, Washington. Over 170 representatives from 23 countries were in attendance to advance the committee's goals in nanotechnology standardization.

Posted: Jun 10th, 2009

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