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Cleantech likely to be the sixth technology revolution

Energy concerns will not disappear despite the falling price of oil, so investors can expect significant long-term opportunities in the cleantech space, according to a new thematic report published by Steven Milunovich, Merrill Lynch cleantech strategist.

Nov 24th, 2008

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New Russian nanotechnology center at Moscow State University planned

A delegation of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) headed by Director General Anatoly Chubais visited the Moscow State University (MSU) to see laboratories specializing in the field of nanotechnologies and reached a preliminary agreement on the creation of a center for nanotechnologies.

Nov 24th, 2008

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New nanotechnology focus group for the food and drink industry

Leatherhead Food International and the Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN) have teamed up to launch a focus group to promote and develop a dialogue between the Government and the Food Industry to concentrate on the role of emerging micro- and nanotechnologies in food, drink and pharmafood applications.

Nov 24th, 2008

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Nanotechnology a focus of consumer health protection in Germany

In which foods and products are nanoparticles used? In what ways do consumers come into contact with nanoparticles? Does this lead to health risks? How can they be assessed? What information do consumers need about nanotechnologies? At the sixth BfR Consumer Protection Forum at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) in Berlin the list of questions from the 200 participants to be addressed was long.

Nov 23rd, 2008

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