A team of scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central University, and the Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences will be working with the National Cancer Institute as part of a national effort to bring more targeted cancer therapies to patients as quickly as possible.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University announced today that they are developing a regional partnership to explore complementary scientific research efforts.
Leading nanoscientist Paul S. Weiss has been named director of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and holder of the Fred Kavli Chair in Nanosystems Sciences.
Four recent accomplishments underscore the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's (NIOSH) internationally recognized leadership in working with diverse partners to further research on the occupational safety and health implications and applications of nanotechnology.
A Northwestern University professor and his students have found a new way of turning graphite oxide - a low-cost insulator made by oxidizing graphite powder - into graphene, a hotly studied material that conducts electricity.
Finding the best way to pack the greatest quantity of a specifically shaped object into a confined space may sound simple, yet it consistently has led to deep mathematical concepts and practical applications, such as improved computer security codes.
The ProMiNaS Workshop on The Convergence of Conventional Microelectronics and Nanotechnology will be held in Grenoble, France, from Sept. 15 to 17, 2009, on the site of the Micro and Nanotechnologies Innovation Campus MINATEC.
Five engineering students traveled to Arizona State University from across the country this summer for the opportunity to delve into advanced nanotechnology research with guidance from faculty of ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.