The DC-based research and consulting firm Social Technologies recently released a series of 12 briefs that shed light on the top areas for technology innovation through 2025. The brief on 'nanomaterials,' by futurist Peter von Stackelberg, is the fourth trend in the series.
An online web seminar on January 31, 2008 presented by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) will deal wth nanotoxicology issues for assessing and managing occupational exposure risks for nanoparticles in the workplace.
A new generation of ultrafast fiber lasers being developed in Europe is creating more uses for the beams of high-intensity light, while lowering production and maintenance costs and increasing efficiency.
A research team led by Prof. PAN Jianwei with the University of Science and Technology of China, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has been successful in performing Shor's algorithm, a quantum algorithm for factorization, on an optical quantum computer.
For dry machining, high hardness and high oxidation-resistance are both important. That's why superhard nanocomposites, which represent a new, advanced generation of wear protective coatings boosting such advantages as high hardness and high oxidation, are important to dry machining.
Nanomedicine pioneer Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D., and colleagues at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have developed a new way to get intravenous agents for cancer and other diseases to the parts of the body where they‚??re needed most and to reduce the amount that goes to others areas where unintended injury can occur.
More than $1 million will go toward the NDSCS Nanoscience Technology program, which can provide unique opportunities to its students that will meet the current needs of business and industry in North Dakota and around the nation.
The organizers of International VLSI Conference have announced an international Student Conference providing an opportunity for 2000 Student delegates to participate and to interact with leading VLSI and Embedded Systems Architects, Technology experts and, to take part in a series of technology and product presentations at the 2 International Conference on VLSI Design and 7th International Conference on Embedded Systems.
The Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN) in the UK is offering a 50% discount (¬£200) if you register before the end of the year for their upcoming nanotechnology conference Nanotechnology for Security and Crime Prevention.