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BMW's (nanotechnology?) shape-shifting car

It seems that reality is catching up with science fiction fast. On TV, the latest Knight Rider series features a car that embraces nanotechnology to change colors and morph into similar car forms temporarily. Yesterday, BMW introduced it's GINA Light Visionary Model.

Jun 12th, 2008

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From the (very) small to the 'big picture'

One looks at the 'small science' of nanomaterials, the other looks at big picture issues with the Canadian health care system. Today at The University of Western Ontario, both Francois Lagugne-Labarthet and Amardeep Thind were awarded Canada Research Chairs - one of the country's most prestigious research awards.

Jun 12th, 2008

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NanoQuebec appoints a President and Chief Executive Officer

NanoQuebec has taken a new step in its organizational development by naming its first President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Jean Bourbonnais, Chairman of the Board of Directors, announces the appointment of Dr. Robert Crawhall to the position effective July 2.

Jun 12th, 2008

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'Nanoglassblowing' seen as boon to study of individual molecules

hile the results may not rival the artistry of glassblowers in Europe and Latin America, researchers have found beauty in a new fabrication technique called 'nanoglassblowing' that creates nanoscale fluidic devices used to isolate and study single molecules in solution - including individual DNA strands.

Jun 11th, 2008

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Researchers untangle quantum quirk

Two Arizona State University researchers from the electrical engineering department's Nanostructures Research Group have proposed a solution to one of the most controversial conundrums of quantum computing and, in the process, may have taken a significant step toward realizing a quantum computing future.

Jun 11th, 2008

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