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Top 12 areas for innovation through 2025

In the first-ever report of its kind, futurists and analysts at the DC-based research and consulting firm Social Technologies released a series of 12 briefs this month that shed light on the top areas for technology innovation through 2025.

Posted: Nov 13th, 2007

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Russia to design nanotechnology weapons

Principally new weapons based on nanotechnology will be designed in Russia within 15 years for combating radiation, chemical and biological terrorism, the chief of the Russian Radiation, Chemical and Biological Defence Troops, Colonel-General Vladimir Fillipov said.

Posted: Nov 13th, 2007

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Aston researchers look beyond the surface

The Surface Science Group in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Aston University has recently purchased two new state-of-the art surface analytical instruments for probing the outer layers of the surfaces of solids.

Posted: Nov 12th, 2007

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New EUR 6 billion nanoelectronics R&D programme

MEDEA+, a European-wide collaborative research programme centred on microelectronics and part of the EUREKA project, has announced that CATRENE (Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe) is to be the follow-on programme designed to take electronics into the nanoscale era.

Posted: Nov 11th, 2007

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Nanotechnology focuses on new applications

Scientific advances today are accomplished at the intersections of various fields, according to Frans Johansson's brilliant book, 'The Medici Effect.' Breakthroughs come when disparate disciplines collide in new ways. This innovation is readily seen in nanotechnology, or the creation and use of materials - even machines - at the atomic or molecular scale.

Posted: Nov 9th, 2007

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