A group of nanotechnology specialists in Germany have got into the Christmas spirit by making what they believe is the smallest ever Advent calendar. It would take about five million of the miniature calendars to cover a postage stamp.
The project of the laboratory of biological microchips at the Institute of Molecular Biology (Russian Academy of Sciences ) is one of the winners at the contest of projects on the ‚??Living Systems‚?Ě priority direction of the Federal Target Program guided by the Federal Agency for Science and Innovations (Rosnauka).
Together with Dr. Andreas Br√§uer of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF in Jena, Dr. Klaus Streubel and Dr. Stefan Illek of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors have won the German Future Prize 2007, the technology and innovation award bestowed by the German President, for their joint development of LED-based illumination modules.
Research in biology, chemistry and medicine intersects with the arts, business and world studies in the premiere issue of Across the Spectrum, a new online magazine showcasing the scope of Virginia Commonwealth University‚??s nearly $230 million research program across both of its campuses.
The Oklahoma Nanotechnology Initiative announced results from the 2007 Oklahoma Nanotechnology Impact Survey it recently conducted among Oklahoma business leaders, researchers and educators as well as the general public to gauge their nanotechnology perception.
The First European network of excellence in Nanobiotechnology, Nano2Life (N2L), will present its main achievements on February 26, 2008, in Brussels for stakeholders, EC representatives and the scientific community.
Chaohao Hou, who is armed with a chemical engineering and computer background, and his best friend have come up with a business plan to produce nanomaterials that include nanowires and nanocubes using silver blended with copper, gold and even aluminum.
Northwestern University, a world leader in the basic research and application of nanotechnology, is hosting two nanotechnology town hall meetings, Dec. 19 and Jan. 8, each featuring an expert delivering a talk in plain English, followed by questions from the audience.