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The ultimate nanotechnology app: loosing weight

Several Finnish universities have joined forces to develop an innovative drug delivery method that utilises silicon to transport drugs in the human body. Among other advances, the project has been able to sustain the effect of peptides controlling appetite, which may facilitate the use of nanotechnology for dieting purposes.

Dec 4th, 2009

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Technology commercialization event looks at nanotechnology for biomedical breakthroughs

Yesterday, ACAMP, the Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT Products, hosted a health and medical seminar, explaining how technologies like nanotechnology, biomaterials and microfluidics can play a powerful role in the creation of innovative healthcare products that help promote health and improve the quality, cost and outcomes of patient care, while opening new markets for Alberta companies worldwide.

Dec 4th, 2009

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Czech government launches four major new research initiatives with EU support

Toxicology, mechanical engineering, nanoscience and veterinary medicine are the subjects of four major new EU-funded research initiatives launched recently in the Czech Republic. The projects, which will share over CZK 2 billion (EUR 77 million), are financed under the Operational Programme Research and Development for Innovation, which receives EU support through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Dec 3rd, 2009

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