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For a healthy environment in a nanotechnology future

NanoImpactNet, The European Network on the Health and Environmental Impact of Nanomaterials, has announced a conference titled 'NanoImpactNet - for a healthy environment in a future with Nanotechnology' on March 23-27, 2009 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Posted: Feb 10th, 2009

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New technique boosts protein NMR imaging speeds

Researchers found a way of increasing sensitivity of solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance by doping samples at varying concentrations with the paramagnetic copper-acid solution Cu-EDTA, a chemical used in many industrial applications.

Posted: Feb 9th, 2009

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Cancer diagnosis now in 3D

University of Washington researchers have helped develop a new kind of microscope to visualize cells in three dimensions, an advance that could bring great progress in the field of early cancer detection.

Posted: Feb 9th, 2009

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Carbon nanotube avalanche process nearly doubles current

By pushing carbon nanotubes close to their breaking point, researchers at the University of Illinois have demonstrated a remarkable increase in the current-carrying capacity of the nanotubes, well beyond what was previously thought possible.

Posted: Feb 9th, 2009

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King Saud University launches nanotechnology, stem cell research

As s King Abdullah inaugurates a package of development projects worth SR14.039 billion (approx. $3.7 billion) at King Saud University today, King Abdullah Institute for Nanotechnology, affiliated with KSU, announced that it has registered two nanotechnology patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Posted: Feb 8th, 2009

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Wales to host Europe's first Centre for NanoHealth

Plans for the GBP21.6 million Centre for NanoHealth at Swansea University were given the green light on Thursday after securing more than GBP10 million from the Convergence European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Assembly Government.

Posted: Feb 7th, 2009

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