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.
SAFENANO, the UK's premier resource on Nanotechnology Health and Safety, is co-hosting a Pre-Conference workshop on Nanotechnology Risk Management at the forthcoming NanoMaterials '09 conference in Bonn, Germany. Limited spaces are still available for those yet to register.
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) now offers a new free service to help researchers, teachers and students keep up-to-date with scientific literature on the web, especially when researching unfamiliar molecules.
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.
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.
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.
This webinar will focus on sample preparation and transfer, data acquisition and processing of results - including a description of the critical steps and factors for obtaining 3D-cryo results will be discussed.