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DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

In a major effort to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century energy economy, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the delivery of $377 million in funding for 46 new multi-million-dollar Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) located at universities, national laboratories, nonprofit organizations, and private firms across the nation.

Aug 6th, 2009

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Bringing solar power to the masses

Researchers at the University of Arizona are chipping away at problems like how to employ solar at the utility-generating plant level, how to harness it to charge the newly indispensable products of the day - cell phones, MP3 players, laptops - what to do at night and when clouds halt the energy giveaway from the sky.

Aug 5th, 2009

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Call for papers: Nanotechnology Exposure Assessment

The International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health is seeking submissions for a special issue provisionally titled, 'Human and Environmental Exposure Assessment for Nanomaterials', guest edited by Vladimir Murashov, PhD, Special Assistant to the Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Aug 5th, 2009

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