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December 2007 Nanotechnology News

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274 articles posted this month

December 31st, 2007

'South 24 Parganas to be education hub' (KOLKATA, INDIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Goic to hold meet on knowledge-based industries (QATAR)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Was Tipu's sword made using nanotechnology? (INDIA)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Human Interest/Art, News and information

Centre to partly fund the cost of advanced R&D by biotech firms (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, News and information

Best Stocks for 2008: Starpharma (SPHRY) ties biotech to nanotech (AUSTRALIA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Nanotechnology aids large-area solar cell (NETANYA, ISRAEL)
Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Bulls shrug off bearish fears (CHICAGO, IL)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, News and information

Nanotechnology revolutionizing textile surface treatment and fiber properties (HONG KONG)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Textiles/Clothing, Events/Classes, News and information

December 30th, 2007

Not just a pretty face (CANADA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Personal Care, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

India will emerge as a great opportunity: Steve Jurvetson (MUMBAI, INDIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

December 29th, 2007

"Super expensive, but it’s definitely a superlative featherlight trail bike for your money" (UK)
Announcements, Sports, News and information

Sri Lanka to set up Nanotechnology Research Institute (SRI LANKA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

A mobile nano-device to record heart beats (INDIA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Sensors, News and information

Searching for a better life: From bottling water to curing cancer (JAKARTA, INDONESIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Environment, Energy, Human Interest/Art, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Best Stocks for 2008: Emerging growth with Lux Nanotech ETF (PXN) (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

Nanodisk Codes (BOSTON, MA)
Announcements, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information

Dealwatch: Cleantech (NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic

December 28th, 2007

India preps nanotechnology policy (BENGALURU, INDIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Sensors, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Backyard business (COLUMBIA CITY, IN)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers

December 27th, 2007

Researchers set to do teraflops over UT's most powerful supercomputer yet (AUSTIN, TX)
Announcements, News and information, Hardware

Tech courses to get sops (CALCUTTA, INDIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

'Kind and Gentle' Molecular Machine Could Operate at Near-Equilibrium (VA)
Molecular Machines, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Silverman resigns from CTEK Boulder (BOULDER, CO)
Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Magazine names carbon fiber composites to list of top advances in materials science (OXFORD, UK)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

SIA 'Disappointed' in Bush, Congress (SAN JOSE, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Nanobioelectronics: Prospects of New Science (RUSSIA)
Nanoelectronics, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Universities compete with world's best (AUSTRALIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

AMD President and COO to visit India (HYDERABAD, INDIA)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Discoveries spawned in '07 (WASHINGTON, DC)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Human Interest/Art, News and information

EU-funded Uranus project showcases advances in fiber lasers (BRUSSELS, BELGIUM)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Altair Nanotechnologies: Big Potential for a Small Stock (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Opinion: Dying makes life worth living (TUCSON, AZ)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Human Interest/Art, Life Extension/Cryonics, News and information

December 26th, 2007

The perfect computer memory: quantum dots? (GERMANY)
Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information

Dry machining enhanced by superhard nanocomposites (HONG KONG)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes, News and information

Danish researchers hit the front page of Nature (COPENHAGEN, DENMARK)
Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Cornell Joins Solar Energy Consortium (ITHACA, NY)
Announcements, Energy, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Solar/Photovoltaic

Shai Agassi's Chinese rival (CHINA)
Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage

Spending on R&D increasing steadily, minister says (TAIWAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy

Pols Feasting on Pork (NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Homeland Security, Military

NDSCS scheduled to receive funds (ND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Scientists Use Town Hall Format to Quell Nanotech Fears (EVANSTON, IL)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes, News and information

Nanohealth consortium in line for federal funding (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

Vietnam is base for Thai hardware innovator (THAILAND AND VIETNAM)
Products, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Notorious smalls ones (SãO PAULO, BRAZIL)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

December 25th, 2007

Nanotechnology: answer to air pollution? (NEW DELHI, INDIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Environment, Automotive/Transportation, Events/Classes, News and information

NHIRC grants for research contribute $500,000 (DURHAM, NH)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

December 24th, 2007

Congress gives ONAMI $7 million: Grant is $5 million more than the local nanoscience group has received before (CORVALLIS, OR)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Tools, Military, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Israeli nanotech invention provides green electricity (ISRAEL)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Mohan Bhandari receives Life-time Achievement Award (INDIA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

December 23rd, 2007

UNH, others, hope for $12m for nanotech R & D (NH)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

In The Niche Of Time (PASADENA, CA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, News and information

A Materials Feast In Boston (BOSTON, MA)
Chip Technology, Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Self Assembly, Events/Classes, News and information

Climbing the innovation ladder (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

December 22nd, 2007

Study fees waived (AUSTRALIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education

Best Stocks for 2008: Nanotubes boost Bayer (BAYRY) (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Town hall meetings at Northwestern put nanotechnology on a bigger stage (CHICAGO, IL)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes, News and information

Let's Get Small (NORTH HAVEN, CT)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Pulse shaping could hold the key to secure quantum networks (CHINA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information

Nanotechnology Department to Open in Russian Academy of Sciences (RUSSIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Bilateral science agreement reached (SWITZERLAND AND RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Trade agreements/negotiations, Research partnerships, News and information

December 21st, 2007

Capped carbon nanotubes as chemical couriers (CHICAGO, IL)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Pact on "bench to bedside" research (CHENNAI, INDIA)
Nanomedicine, Academic/Education, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

China Grabs West’s Smoke-Spewing Factories (CHINA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Jobs, News and information

Germany : Nanostart invests in HOLMENKOL (GERMANY)
Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, Acquisitions/Mergers/Splits, News and information

December 20th, 2007

Top 10 business predictions for 2008 (AUSTRALIA)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Titania photovoltaic cell performance (WA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Arrowhead Research files for $50 mln shelf (WASHINGTON, DC)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

Custom Auto Makers to Unveil First Underwater Car (SWITZERLAND)
Possible Futures, Automotive/Transportation, Marine/Watercraft, News and information, Blog sites

UNC Systems Awards Nearly $4M in R&D Grants (CHAPEL HILL, NC)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Sensors, Textiles/Clothing, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Four-day pharma meet begins at BHU (VARANASI, INDIA)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes, News and information

'Nanoyarn' protein linked to Alzheimer's could be super-fibre (UK)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Military, News and information

Columbia Expansion Gets Early Approval (NEW YORK, NY)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

ShengdaTech: Small particles lead to big growth (CHINA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, News and information, Powders

Utra-fast fibre lasers, dopey photons… what’s next? (EUROPE)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

ACM offering nanotechnology program (CUMBERLAND, WV)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Photonics: Charge of the light brigade (UK)
Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Nano-scale finish offers printed circuit board protection (GERMANY)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information

Israel and US partner in alternative energy research (ISRAEL)
Announcements, Energy, Fuel Cells, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships

N.C. Nanotech Conference Set for March 26-27 (GREENSBORO, NC)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Consumers against nanotech in food, says BfR (EUROPE)
Announcements, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

Omnibus bill holds funds for TL Area (LITTLE ROCK, AR)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic

Process tool systems (UK)
MEMS, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Tools, Academic/Education, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, News and information

Innovation: Water's Life Saver (NEW YORK, NY)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Water, News and information

$1 million grant aids military testing at Lawrence Tech (SOUTHFIELD, MI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Military, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Nanotechnology Companies Planning to Sell Shares (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Energy, Textiles/Clothing, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Small advances (UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

December 19th, 2007

Nanotechnology and Meeting Our Energy Needs (ALBANY, NY)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, News and information

G3i GreenShield™ Finish Nets First SCS Certification As Low Fluorocarbon Treatment (GA)
Announcements, Textiles/Clothing

Stronger, smarter, nicer humans (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Artificial Intelligence, News and information

Composites Working Group seeks volunteers (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements

Heading up the green revolution (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Environment, Fuel Cells

VentureBeat (SAN JOSE, CA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Murray: Emerging challenges in consumer policy (EUROPE)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Northwestern fetches $700 million for drug (CHICAGO, IL)
Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Academic/Education

December 18th, 2007

Senate panel OKs funding for NDSU (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education

Nanotechnology opens global opportunity of $1 trillion (INDIA)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

BlogTalkRadio: Pearl Chin on nanotechnology (MENLO PARK, CA)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Nanotechnology in Foods Poses Challenges (BRUSSELS, BELGIUM)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

Task force recommends more tools for assessment of nano impact (CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

Commercial brain computer systems are coming (CA)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Brain-Computer Interfaces

LSSP: 72 years of principled politics (SRI LANKA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

First Deputy PM Cautioned Against Fake Nanotechnology (RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

New nanotech products and fuel cell components in tech firm catalogue - 18th December 2007 (UK)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Fuel Cells

Kyzen to present during 2008 Pan Pacific Symposium (KAUAI, HI)
Announcements, Events/Classes

VTB to focus on infrastructure investment (KAZAKHSTAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements

Think big, think nano (USA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Food/Agriculture/Supplements

Super-thin solar film (UK)
Announcements, Energy, Research partnerships, Solar/Photovoltaic

December 17th, 2007

Terabyte Nonvolatile Memory (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Memory Technology, Nanoelectronics, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Saudi Arabia plans to set up nanotechnology institute (JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion

A 40-Hour Laptop Battery? (USA)
Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage

Global Equity Markets to Remain Attractive in 2008 (SWITZERLAND)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements

Nanotechnology medicine: will it be affordable? (MENLO PARK, CA)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Human Interest/Art

Dane behind improved and cheaper solar cells (COPENHAGEN, DENMARK)
Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic

Taiwan researchers strike gold with stable organic NVM (TAIWAN)
Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Research partnerships

From Academic Entrepreneur to Small-Business Executive (NY)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Legislation set to shape nanotech cosmetics (WASHINGTON, DC)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Personal Care, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

A TECHNICAL revolution is coming and the Centre for Process Innovation is firmly at the vanguard of the advances that will shape our future. (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Fuel Cells, Research partnerships

University of New Mexico enjoys strong income from nanotech lab (ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements

Magnetic attraction for protein separation (CHINA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology

Irradiated carbon makes for better electronics, say scientists (NETANYA, ISRAEL)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements

Quantum nanotoxicity (UK)
Announcements, Tools, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

Technion releases first ever nano-Bible (ISRAEL)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Human Interest/Art

Delta Galil Leads Textile Industry with Eco Friendly RealCool Cotton Fabric Technology (TEL AVIV, ISRAEL)
Announcements, Textiles/Clothing

Digital age in its infancy, says World Electronics Forum (NETANYA, ISRAEL)
Nanoelectronics, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes

Strategy needed for the 'energy century' (CANADA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic

International meet on nanotechnology in Puducherry (PUDUCHERRY, INDIA)
Announcements, Events/Classes

December 16th, 2007

Stemming Climate Change (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Environment, Energy

Material success (UK)
Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

Bilcare builds on nanotech to counter drug counterfeiting (PUNE, INDIA)
Automotive/Transportation, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention

Ardesta Ventures awarded funds from state (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Nanotechnology Centre to be set up in TNAU (COIMBATORE, INDIA)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Academic/Education, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Events/Classes

December 15th, 2007

Exponential Evolution (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Preparing for Nano, RFID

AMD pledges educational help (GLENS FALLS, NY)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Academic/Education

Q&A: "Where Has All the Water Gone?" (HALIFAX, CANADA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Water

'Nanomedicine is at the frontline of new drug delivery' (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

December 14th, 2007

Enzyme-powered delivery vehicles (NETHERLANDS)
Molecular Machines, Discoveries, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology

India holds first ever India-Russia-China business conference (NEW DELHI, INDIA, RUSSIA AND CHINA)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Trade agreements/negotiations

Radical Life Extension and Religious Evolution (PITTSBURGH, PA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Human Interest/Art, Life Extension/Cryonics

From Children's Bladders To The iPhone (ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, Human Interest/Art

India : Study on Indo-US Cooperation on Dec 17 (NEW DELHI, INDIA)
Announcements, Events/Classes

Smallest ever advent calendar made (GERMANY)
Announcements, Human Interest/Art

Top Chinese scientist receives prestigious British chemistry society's highest honor (BEIJING, CHINA)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

December 13th, 2007

You can get straighter hair without the formaldehyde (FL)
Announcements, Personal Care

SRC awards Glasgow $2.5m (GLASGOW, UK)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships

A decade of science partnership between SA and the EU (SOUTH AFRICA AND EUROPE)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Research partnerships

Babcock student receives grant to explore new nanotechnology (WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
Nanoelectronics, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Human Interest/Art, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage

Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Sensors, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Worldwide fame for city IT institute (PUNE, INDIA)
Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Academic/Education, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

IT sector gets investment plans worth $25 bn (NEW DELHI, INDIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Announcements, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs

FastForward Radio, Live Sunday Night (PALO ALTO, CA)
Announcements, Events/Classes

W.Va. Firm Develops Innovative Medical Devices (CHARLESTON, WV)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Tech firms raise €75m in Q3 (IRELAND)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Gold Use: World Gold Council is looking for new applications (MA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Fuel Cells

Wall Street will resume nanotechnology financing (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Mountbatten equipment contract goes to Oxford Instruments (UK)
MEMS, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Tools, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers

Oxonica says receives follow-on order of 275,000 usd for security business (LONDON, UK)
Announcements, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers

Looking ahead - technology in 2008 (AUSTRALIA)
Memory Technology, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

December 12th, 2007

Delp names SG Instruments (INDIA)
Announcements, Tools, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

Even space is no limit for the young (BHUBANESWAR, INDIA)
Academic/Education, Aerospace/Space, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

Bilkent student takes ‘super lens’ technology a step further (TURKEY)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Tools, Military, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers

You get a say in nano revolution (AUSTRALIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

EU and Taiwan initiate scientific research cooperation (EUROPE AND TAIWAN)
Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Trade agreements/negotiations, Research partnerships

UNESCO designates IIT-B as ‘Knowledge Heritage Centre’ in its 50th year (MUMBAI, INDIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Research partnerships

Hitachi mulls Israel R&D center (ISRAEL)
Announcements, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion

Three-dimensional atomic-scale structure of size-selected gold nanoclusters (UK)
Discoveries, Announcements

Engineering: Two heads better than one (BELFAST, IRELAND AND QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA)
Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships

Nelson: Defense Bill Improves Benefits and Services for Military Personnel, Includes Nebraska Priorities (NE)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Military

Dolomite Agrees Distribution for Microfluidic Technology in Singapore (SINGAPORE)
Announcements, Tools, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

New research funding for ageing and climate (UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Environment, Energy

Admissions strategy touts science resources (NEW HAVEN, CT)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Academic/Education

Nanotechnology holds key to longer life: Research (FL)
Announcements, Life Extension/Cryonics

Nanoscience says Toumaz unit granted core patent in Australia (LONDON, UK)
Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing

BASF Venture Capital invests in North American investment fund ARCH Venture Fund VII (FREMONT, CA)
Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

December 11th, 2007

Taking The NanoPulse -- 'Paging Dr. Nanotech. Your Patient is Waiting' (VALLEY VIEW, OH)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

House Republicans press on in attack on earmarks (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements

UQ scientists make a quantum leap in research (AUSTRALIA)
Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements

Neuroprotective Agents: Eighth International Neuroprotection Society Meeting (NY)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Nanosphere Spikes on Coverage Starts (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Announcements

Connecting Venture Capitalists to Nanotechnology (SAN JOSE, CA)
Announcements, Events/Classes, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Piper Jaffray Starts Nanosphere (NSPH) at Buy (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Announcements

UK water systems threatened by cosmetic chemicals (UK)
Announcements, Water, Personal Care, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc.: Charging toward a future of small particles (RENO, NV)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage

Seldon Labs' tiny technology promises a huge impact (BARRE, VT)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Water

Lloyd’s leads the way on nanotechnology (LONDON, UK)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

USA : Professionals to find depth of technical textiles at TTSNA (ATLANTA, GA)
Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, Events/Classes

December 10th, 2007

Plastic Computer Memory's Secret Is Gold Nanoparticles (TAIPEI, TAIWAN)
Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements

Most powerful group of microscopes in the world (DENMARK)
Announcements, Tools, Academic/Education

Science the winner in first Qatar research awards (QATAR)
Announcements, Energy, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

Arch raises $400 million venture fund (SEATTLE, WA)
Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Protruding polymer offers release (DAYTON, OH)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Sensors

Quantum-dot displays could outshine their rivals (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Quantum Dots/Rods, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs

Eliminating disease (BOSTON, MA)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Life Extension/Cryonics

December 9th, 2007

CPS Disc Centrifuge at BegbrokeNano (UK)
Announcements, Tools

Pioneering Research in Semiconductors Opened New Directions in Electronics and Photonics (ITHACA, NY)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers

Indian scientist in US develops nanotech-based ‘magic additive’ (KANPUR, INDIA)
Announcements, Environment, Automotive/Transportation

'Quantum' jump (INDIA)
Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Artificial Intelligence

'India needs to create its own venture fund for nanotech' (INDIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

Ending drunk-driving deaths is in sight, experts say (OTTAWA, CANADA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Automotive/Transportation, Human Interest/Art

OPINION SHAPER: Math helps make our world better (MO)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Academic/Education, Human Interest/Art

Can we live forever? (BOSTON, MA)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Life Extension/Cryonics

December 8th, 2007

Program prepares for increasing nanotechnology worker demand (STILLWATER, OK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Jobs, Academic/Education

JSR and IBM Collaborate on Next-Gen Lithography, Self-Assembly (SUNNYVALE, CA AND TOKYO, JAPAN)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Self Assembly, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks

The Science of Small (NEW YORK, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Homeland Security

GM'S breakthrough in smart materials (DETROIT, MI)
Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Automotive/Transportation

Now released: Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems (LOS ALTOS, CA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Molecular Nanotechnology

Nanotech Semiconductor touts breakthrough in CMOS TIA design (UK)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements

Grant lifts nanotech research (BUFFALO, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships

Innovation is in the supplement market driving seat (RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Food/Agriculture/Supplements

DFG research team nominated for the German Future Prize (GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships

December 7th, 2007

Story of the day - Hungarian-Russian PMs meet in Budapest (BUDAPEST, HUNGARY)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Trade agreements/negotiations

U of I targets treatment of ‘superbug’ (POST FALLS, ID)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Nanotechnology Offers Global Opportunity Of $1 Trillion By 2015 (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes

Engineers build "smart" pills for drug delivery (MD)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Nanotechnology–based corrosion prevention on stainless steel using Nanoprotect Metal 2in1 from Nanotec (AUSTRALIA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements

CNR Rao conferred Nano National Award (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

Concentrate on process intensification (UK)
Announcements, Events/Classes

December 6th, 2007

Bangalore now to emerge as India's nano-technology hub (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes

Making smart materials using electroactive polymers and carbon nanotubes (WA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Textiles/Clothing

Minerals science council goes very small to help the environment (SOUTH AFRICA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Environment, Water

Intracellular transport New portals of entry into cells for pathogenic agents and for medicinal products (FRANCE)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements

Small is not always beautiful (INDIA)
Ethics, Possible Futures, Preparing for Nano, Military

Indian nanotech students report no real classes (INDIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Academic/Education

Lighter compounds could become heavyweight energy champions (KJELLER, NORWAY)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Energy

Microscope takes nanoscale electromechanical measurements (SANTA BARBARA, CA)
Announcements, Tools

10 Reasons We Will Live to 1000 (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Human Interest/Art, Life Extension/Cryonics

Convergence: Google + Terabyte Storage + Personal Genomics = Opportunity (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Variable nanocomposites (BONN, GERMANY)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology

Funding goes to developer of soil cleaner (BETHLEHEM, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Environment

December 5th, 2007

Russia Business Forum to start next Tuesday (KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Trade agreements/negotiations

IBM Will Increase Your Storage Capacity 1,000 Fold (NY)
Memory Technology, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Virtual 3D nanorobots could lead to real cancer-fighting technology (VA)
Molecular Machines, Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

India has not missed the nanotechnology bus, but must hurry: Rao (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes

Vietnam has technology to delve into atoms, experts say (VIETNAM)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs

Universities to spend billions on expansion (PRINCETON, NJ)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Academic/Education, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion

Entrepreneurs convert science to business (SWITZERLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Program opens girls' eyes to math, science careers (AZ)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Human Interest/Art

Centre for Nanotechnology to come up at IP University (NEW DELHI, INDIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion

Drowning in Numbers: from grey scary goo to green friendly goo (UK)
Announcements, Environment, Water, Events/Classes, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs

UTSA, UNAM to collaborate on science research (SAN ANTONIO, TX AND MEXICO)
Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships

Gordon Research Conference on Composites (VENTURA, CA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Events/Classes

Innovations and Opportunities (ALEXANDRIA, VA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Automotive/Transportation

UTD's nanotube forests yielding tiny-yet-strong crops (DALLAS, TX)

December 4th, 2007

Betting on Better Organs (UK)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Quantum computing has some truly startling applications (CHENNAI, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Artificial Intelligence

FDA admits it's not meeting its mission (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements

Nanotech meets big business (LONDON, UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

Finland and China intensify nanotech collaboration (FINLAND AND CHINA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships

Nanoelectrodes could provide bird flu test (UK)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Announcements

Professional notes (ST. THOMAS, MN)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Academic/Education

A step closer to ultra low-cost disposable printed organic RFID tags (USA)
Announcements, RFID, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention

British Columbia to assist Punjab upgrade its education sector (CHANDIGARH, INDIA AND BC, CANADA)
Announcements, Jobs, Academic/Education, Trade agreements/negotiations, Research partnerships

Free study for engineering researchers (AUSTRALIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education

Brain power drives Smart State (AUSTRALIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Jobs, Academic/Education

Where is Malaysia’s biotech industry heading? (MALAYSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes

The Million Euro Nanoreactor (NETHERLANDS)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Research partnerships

Bengal to get its own Silicon Valley ( KOLKATA, INDIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Announcements

Energy Bill To Increase Fuel Efficiency (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation

December 3rd, 2007

There Was a Fly That Swallowed Some Nanonwires... (NY)
Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Human Interest/Art

Ga. Tech Prez on the Home Stretch (ATLANTA, GA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Academic/Education

Devil and the Deep Blue Sea? (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

Miah Starts Upstream Nano to Encourage Foresightful Nanopolicy (HARTFORD, CT)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Preparing for Nano

Get a nano for a beard: Panasonic ARC IV Nano Shaver (JAPAN)
Products, Announcements, Personal Care

California Inventors Develop Carbon Nanotube Transistor Device Fabrication Method ( ALEXANDRIA, VA)
Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing

Singapore Sets Up Nano-scale Measurement Facility (SINGAPORE)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Events/Classes, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion

This dust is beyond magical: It's smart (NJ)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Homeland Security, Military, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention

December 2nd, 2007

Systems of Mass Disruption (HARTFORD, CT)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Molecular Nanotechnology, Military

Solving Spam (NEW YORK, NY)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Molecular Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Institute to Be Set Up in Riyadh (RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education

Military lab thinks large, small to develop munitions of future (EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, FL)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Military

Opinion: New science's promise makes it imperative that lessons of past be learned (DE)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

Del. companies on cutting edge of nanotech (DE)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Self Assembly, Academic/Education, Energy, Research partnerships, Solar/Photovoltaic, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding

December 1st, 2007

Nano breakthrough in cancer detection (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools

Metrology Drives Nanotech Progress (USA)
MEMS, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks

Engineers Go Gonzo to Bombproof Bridges (USA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Homeland Security, Military

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