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Next-generation nanoelectronics: A decade of progress, coming advances

Given their potential, the past decade has seen significant attention to the development of both hybrid and standalone nanoelectromechanical devices. This decade of progress is reviewed in an article that provides a comprehensive discussion of the potential of these technologies, as well as the primary challenges associated with adopting them.

May 4th, 2012

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Non-profit groups claim credit for FDAs recent steps in nanotechnology policies

Today several leading non-profits working on nanotechnology oversight - Center for Food Safety (CFS), Friends of the Earth (FoE), Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)and the International Center for Technology Assessment - issued a statement responding to recent steps taken by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that represent marginal progress toward regulation of products made with this new technology.

May 3rd, 2012

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Conquering LED Efficiency Droop: Overcoming mysterious phenomenon could lead to affordable LED lighting

Like a coffee enthusiast who struggles to get a buzz from that third cup of morning joe, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) seem to reach a point where more electricity no longer imparts the same kick and productivity levels-off. Now a team of researchers from California and Japan has devised a new design for green and blue LEDs that avoids much of this vexing efficiency droop.

May 3rd, 2012

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Free nanotechnology coloring book as teaching material

NanoSonic developed a free nanotechnology coloring book to provide teachers with a resource for helping young students better understand the world of nanotechnology. This coloring book contains pictures and text related to nanotechnology on about a US fifth grade science and math level.

May 2nd, 2012

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