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European Union funds EUR 3 million nanotechnology risk research

Dr Andrew Nelson, a chemist at the University of Leeds, will lead the project which has been awarded EUR 3 million by the European Union and brings together experts from the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy and Spain to assess how nanotechnology impacts on our environment.

Dec 16th, 2008

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Green Energy Summit 2009 program now available

The summit is a highly efficient forum for varied stakeholders from solar, wind, biomass, IT, transport, construction, aviation, nanotechnology and biotechnology to bring together the business and science of the most important and relevant Green Energy and Clean technologies.

Dec 16th, 2008

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Biological nanocoating technology improves surgical implants

The technology involves a unique surface engineering process that adds micro and nano sized hair like structures to the surface which creates a ?living interface? between artificial implants and bone. The addition of a multilayer coating containing biological substances, such as growth factors and antibiotics, could improve bony integration, arterial and venous proliferation and reduce infection.

Dec 15th, 2008

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Researchers watch cellular fission machine in real time

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have solved one of biology's neatest little tricks: they have discovered how a cell's outer membrane pinches a little pouch from itself to bring molecules outside the cell inside - without making holes that leak fluid from either side of the membrane.

Dec 15th, 2008

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