The Symposium will take place on 6-7 November, and the session topics are: Nano Imaging, Manipulation and Diagnostics; Nanoparticles and Nanotherapies; Nanomaterials in Health and Medicine (including Nanotoxicology); and Synthetic Biology.
The NanoSafety Cluster is an EC initiative to maximise the synergies between the past, ongoing and future FP7 nanosafety projects. Each of these projects addresses key aspects of nanosafety, including toxicology, ecotoxicology, exposure assessment, risk assessment, standardisation, and mechanisms of interaction.
Imec, a world-leading nanoelectronics research center and JSR, a leading materials company, announce that they have successfully used JSR's innovative PA (Photo-patternable Adhesive) material for wafer-scale processing of lab-on-chip devices.
Columbia Engineering researchers have experimentally demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to electrically contact an atomically thin two-dimensional material only along its one-dimensional edge, rather than contacting it from the top, which has been the conventional approach. With this new contact architecture, they have developed a new assembly technique for layered materials that prevents contamination at the interfaces, and, using graphene as the model 2D material, show that these two methods in combination result in the cleanest graphene yet realized.
The McDevitt Research Group, a medical micro device group committed to improving the speed, accuracy and affordability of global disease diagnosis, announces the p-BNC, the Programmable Bio-Nano-Chip system.
A new class of materials developed at the University of Arkansas may influence the next generation of nanotechnology devices, in which integrated circuits are composed of many layers of dissimilar materials.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have received two grants totaling nearly $1.7 million to build nanoparticles that seek and destroy metastases too small to be detected with current technologies.
Following the overwhelming success of the last edition, nanoPT, the International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, will be organized again in Porto (Portugal) from 12 to 14 of February 2014.
Rapidly and efficiently converting chemical weapons into nontoxic products in remote areas is one of the most difficult tasks in the disposal of weapons of mass destruction. A team from the University of California, San Diego has now described how self-propelled micromotors can accelerate the oxidative neutralization of nerve agents by intensively mixing the remediation solution.
Scientists are keen to shed light on the motion of particles in plasma physics, as well as the dynamics of rarefied gas - a gas whose pressure is much lower than atmospheric pressure. How can this be done? An EU-funded team of researchers has come up with a solution.
The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) and IBM Research (IBM) have developed a new non-toxic hydrogel that is capable of shrinking breast cancer tumors more rapidly than existing therapies.