Scientists have long wondered how melanoma cells travel from primary tumors on the surface of the skin to the brain, liver and lungs, where they become more aggressive, resistant to therapy, and deadly. Now, scientists have identified the possible culprit.
SEMATECH today announced the content of its 2009 SEMATECH Knowledge Series (SKS), a lineup of seminal public meetings designed to increase global knowledge and collaboration in key areas of nanoelectronics R+D.
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.
With the launch of its single-chip reconfigurable receiver achieving industry state-of-the-art performance, IMEC matures its flexible radios in deep sub-micron digital CMOS to ease the implementation of both the analog and the digital functionality into the same system-on-chip.
From breakthroughs in nanoscience, biotechnology and supercomputing to advances in clean energy, health care and global security, Battelle and its affiliated national laboratories develop real-world solutions to real-world problems.
The Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) is preparing to open by May this year and in two to three years time to produce Sri Lankan nanotechnology intellectual property and patents which deliver a competitive advantage for Sri Lankan industry.
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.
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.