Neil Kane and his staff had figured out how to rearrange methane gas to create industrial diamonds, but their company could not afford to build the highly specialized lab needed for developing such nanotechnology.
Sixty years after transistors were invented and nearly five decades since they were first integrated into silicon chips, the tiny on-off switches dubbed the 'nerve cells' of the information age are starting to show their age.
The first India-China-Russia Trilateral Conference had business leaders and senior officials from the three countries engaged in a unique effort to synergize their strengths in manufacturing, science and technology and services.
To help meet the need of Arizona‚??s booming bioscience sector and create the next generation of highly skilled, interdisciplinary scientists, the Arizona Board of Regents recently approved an innovative Arizona State University graduate degree in biological design.
NIOSH issued an interim nanotechnology guidance today that deals with the issue of possibly screening medical workers that are potentially exposed to engineered nanoparticles in the manufacture and industrial use of nanomaterials.
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.