The aim of the Programme is to create a Finnish-Russian nanotechnology transfer platform, with global industry-university co-operation -model, for the benefit of nanotechnology enabled industries on both sides of the Finnish-Russian border.
A materials scientist from UQ's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is working with experts from the Chinese Academy of Sciences to reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
Researchers used functionalized porous nanosilica to release clarithromycin drug which is used in the treatment of sore throat, inflammation of tonsils, acute bacterial sinusitis, intensification of chronic bronchitis in the skin structure and infections.
Polyoxometalate and zirconium oxide nanocomposites were synthesized by researchers in order to increase the catalytic and photocatalytic activities of the nanocomposite used to remove organic pollutants.
This multidisciplinary conference on "Fibrous Protein Nanocomposites for Tailored Hybrid Biostructures and Devices" will address the state of the art in the design, synthesis and characterization of hybrid bio-nano- materials and devices for electronic and nanomedicine applications.
University of Minnesota engineering researchers are leading an international team that has made a major breakthrough in developing a catalyst used during chemical reactions in the production of gasoline, plastics, biofuels, pharmaceuticals, and other chemicals. The discovery could lead to major efficiencies and cost-savings in these multibillion-dollar industries.
In a process akin to belling an infinitesimal cat, scientists have managed to tag a protein that regulates the neurotransmitter serotonin with tiny fluorescent beads, allowing them to track the movements of single molecules for the first time.
From September 26-27, 2012 the Raman Spectroscopy community will again meet in Ulm, Germany for the 9th Symposium on "Confocal Raman Imaging". It will cover various aspects of modern Raman microscopy and will provide an introduction to Raman spectroscopy in general as well as operational principles and instrumentation relevant to the techniques.
Draper Laboratory is designing a microdevice that will provide a more biologically realistic growth environment for human kidney cells in the laboratory. The proof-of-concept "kidney-on-a-chip" could one day give scientists a more accurate platform for drug screening or disease modeling.
Researchers at Thailand's National Nanotechnology Center (NANOTEC) have build the first locally made prototype solar powered water purification unit "SOS water" which combined the use of antimicrobial nanocoating to ceramic filters.