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Huskies add flavor - green dog, nano dog, and alumni dog

People walking around Northeastern University campus may notice some new additions to outdoor scenery - husky statues. The statues, sponsored by Northeastern and the visual arts department, aim to bring art and creativity to campus while promoting some of the school's achievements. Nano Dog was created in recognition of Northeastern's efforts in nanomanufacturing research.

Posted: Feb 11th, 2008

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Japan's textile-makers combine tradition with technology

A handful of highly specialised manufacturers and artisan weavers from Tango, in the region of Japan's ancient capital Kyoto, were in Paris last week to showcase their innovations, combining centuries-old tradition with the latest in nanotechnology.

Posted: Feb 10th, 2008

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Riyadh University initiates program on nanotechnology

Dr. Mohammed Nashai, a renowned nanotechnologist from Egypt, has been appointed dean of King Abdullah Institute for Nanotechnology (KAIN), which will be up and running at King Saud University's Department of Physics here in six months.

Posted: Feb 8th, 2008

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Pittcon to showcase latest innovations in diverse industries

Pittcon 2008, the 59th annual Pittsburgh Conference and Exposition on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, will feature 55 symposia, 118 short courses, 115 oral sessions, 80 poster sessions, 14 new product forums and 10 workshops on the latest innovations and technical developments in analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. It will take place March 2-7 in New Orleans.

Posted: Feb 8th, 2008

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Nanotechnology: What about investing in it?

Bob Pisani over at the CNBC website has an article about investing in nanotechnology that basically is about the announcement of a new research firm covering the nanotechnology space - iNano Capital Advisors.

Posted: Feb 8th, 2008

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New membranes design will improve carbon dioxide capture

A new type of membrane has been internationally patented by researchers at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. The membrane is made from a plastic material that has been structured by means of nano technology. It catches CO2 while other waste gases pass freely.

Posted: Feb 8th, 2008

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