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Cancer study shows power of interdisciplinary approach

A UCLA cancer study reported in this month's Nature Nanotechnology validates earlier work by MIT engineers, and is emblematic of an explosion in research at the intersections of engineering, the life sciences and medicine, according to MIT Dean of Engineering Subra Suresh.

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2007

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Nanotechnology institute to be set up in Riyadh

King Abdullah has approved a proposal to set up a nanotechnology institute that will be named after him at a two million square meter facility in Riyadh Techno Valley. The institute will serve as an advanced technology research center for King Saud University (KSU).

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2007

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Military lab thinks large, small to develop munitions of future

Someday, the Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate might demonstrate a nano-energetic, robo-plane based on a hummingbird's physiology that flies itself into the head of a terrorist drinking thick coffee on a balcony in Beirut, Lebanon, and then explodes.

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2007

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New nanotechnology calls published under EU FP7

The European Commission has published a number calls for nanoscience and nanotechnology proposals under the Cooperation - Research theme: 'Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials and new production technologies' program of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).

Posted: Dec 1st, 2007

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Nanotechnology, literature, and society

A gathering of researchers in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, and engineering to reflect on technological, cultural, literary, ethical, and social aspects of nanotechnology, the burgeoning science of atomic- and molecular-scale engineering and manufacture.

Posted: Nov 30th, 2007

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