Sie sehen aus wie kleine Faesser und es gibt sie tausendfach in fast jeder Zelle: Vault-Partikel. Obwohl sie schon vor rund dreissig Jahren beschrieben wurden, war ihre Funktion bislang unbekannt. Einem Forschungsteam der Universitaet Wuerzburg ist es jetzt gelungen, das Raetsel um die Vaults zu loesen.
A high-profile consortium of nanotechnology research centers, of which Cornell is a founding member, has received a five-year renewal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the amount of $17 million per year.
Once dubbed the 'Queen of Carbon Science' as one of the nation's foremost experts in the multifaceted field of carbon science, longtime Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Institute Professor Mildred Dresselhaus has been named the National Science Board's 2009 Vannevar Bush Awardee.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) offers a number of ways to get up to speed on this technology with the current release of three DVDs ? the best-selling 'Nanomanufacturing', the new 'Structural DNA' and 'Nanometrology' as well as the upcoming two-day NanoManufacturing Conference and Exhibits.
Lighter, cheaper, safer - a team of researchers at the University of Cincinnati, known for their world record-breaking carbon nanotubes, has discovered new applications of use to both military and consumer audiences.
An international symposium on nanotechnology, featuring leaders of world nanoscience institutes hosted by Trinity College's Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN) took place today.
Researchers at Discovery Park are joining colleagues from Indian and other U.S. institutions for a three-day conference this week at Purdue University on nanotechnology's growing role in creating future electronics.
This year's WATER EXECUTIVE Forum will feature Emerging Technology presentations on the coming use of nanotechnology in water treatment, which many experts see as the technology that will impact for future water treatment methods.
The X PRIZE Foundation, an educational nonprofit prize institute dedicated to fostering radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity, today announced the appointment of Patrick Soon-Shiong, M.D., as Chairman of its Life Sciences Prize Group Steering Committee.