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April 2008 Nanotechnology News


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111 articles posted this month

April 30th, 2008

Researchers claim photovoltaic cell advance (NETANYA, ISRAEL)
Discoveries, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

April 29th, 2008

Angstron Introduces Low Cost Nanomaterial (DAYTON, OH)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

Notes on the state of the RLV industry in 2008 (part 1) (USA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Military, Aerospace/Space, News and information

Brazil Earmarks Over Half a Billion Dollars for Agricultural Research (BRAZIL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

April 28th, 2008

CytImmune teams with UMBI on nanotech product (ROCKVILLE, MD)
Nanomedicine, Academic/Education, Research partnerships, News and information

The Art of 3D Printing (MA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes, 3D printing, News and information

Nanodiamonds gain low-cost sparkle (TAIWAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Imaging

US nanocomposites demand to reach 300 million pounds in 2011 (FRANCE)
Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

White Paper Examines Expanding Role of Nanoparticles in Pharmaceutical Applications (EXTON, PA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools

April 26th, 2008

Multiscale Modeling of Composite Materials (TEMPE, AZ)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

Beaver logo goes nanotech at OSU (CORVALLIS, OR)
Announcements, Tools, Human Interest/Art, News and information

Holy nanochip draws visitors to The Bride Show (UAE)
Announcements, Human Interest/Art, News and information

DARPA wants microscopic atom clocks on chips (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, MEMS, Chip Technology, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Military, News and information

People power (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Human Interest/Art, News and information

April 25th, 2008

MIRA debuts "Plugless Plug-In Hybrid" prototype (UK)
Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

The wonders of mechanical self-replication (MA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Self Assembly, Molecular Nanotechnology, News and information

Nanotechnology: SE Michigan's Industrial Revolution (MI)
MEMS, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

Nanomotor provides linear or rotary motion (BARCELONA, SPAIN)
Molecular Machines, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, NEMS, News and information

Did You Know: Dishwasher-Safe Computer Keyboards (CA)
Products, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

April 24th, 2008

Agilent arm to scour Indian tech institutes for research ideas (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Announcements, Tools, Research partnerships, News and information

Carbon nanotube cluster successfully grown ( DURHAM, NC)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Will nanotech democratize medicine? (AUSTIN, TX)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Link of the week - Salute to SALUTE (SOFIA, BULGARIA)
Announcements, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics

Elmarco to develop innovative solutions for Cummins (CZECH REPUBLIC)
Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

Bedding down with fluidisation (UK)
Announcements, Environment, Chemistry, News and information

Coated silica particles offer wastewater treatment hope (AUSTRALIA)
Announcements, Self Assembly, Water, News and information

Sunlight key to new process (CINCINNATI, OH)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Environment, Water, News and information

U signs technology agreement (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Academic/Education, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Hewlett-Packard donates Corvallis lab space to OSU� (CORVALLIS, OR)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Laboratories

April 23rd, 2008

Finding the reaction rates for a particle-in-a-chip (FORT COLLINS, CO)
Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

Rockville Firm Wants to Give Cancer a Nanotech Poison (WASHINGTON, DC)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

The Future of American Power (USA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Nanosphere Recalls ‘Very Small Number’ of Verigene Assays Due to ‘Aberrant Result’ (NORTHBROOK, IL)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

The $100 Genome (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

April 22nd, 2008

Printed oxide electronics at Oregon State University (CORVALLIS, OR)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, News and information

State gives companies $1.5M for nanotechnology growth (NORMAN, OK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

A step closer to being world-class for innovation (UK)
Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Italy seeks tie-ups with Indian biotech, nanotech firms (BOMBAY, INDIA)
Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, Trade agreements/negotiations, Research partnerships, News and information

Researchers aim for 200,000 DVDs on a disc (AUSTRALIA)
Memory Technology, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Undergraduate students awarded NSF Research Fellowships (PITTSBURGH, PA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

April 21st, 2008

Professor explores nanotech for cancer (BOSTON, MA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

A Round of Applause for the Gonorrhea-Based Molecular Machine (AUSTRALIA)
Molecular Machines, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Videos/Movies

Monash plans $45m nanotech operation (AUSTRALIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

April 19th, 2008

News on medicine at RIMS pharma meet (RANCHI, INDIA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

April 18th, 2008

GTCC looking to add nanotech program (JAMESTOWN, NC)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Looking toward an exponentially brighter future (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

April 17th, 2008

Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup Winners Announced (LITTLE ROCK, AR)
Announcements, Sensors, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information

German chemicals group banks on green (GERMANY AND CHINA)
Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, News and information

The Issue: Setting IBM's R&D Agenda (USA)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

New drug Lapatinib shrinks breast cancer (UK)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

Clean-tech bubble? Just wait for the next president (CA)
Environment, Energy, News and information

Profs to study nano tech, health (IOWA CITY, IA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

April 16th, 2008

Tenure Track System to be implemented (INDIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Lawmakers look to increase nanotech safety research (WASHINGTON, DC)
Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Electricity from sun and heat - printing the new photovoltaics (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

ME Hotel Show to host 800 exhibitors (BAHRAIN)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Nanotech to slash gadget power consumption (JAPAN)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, News and information

April 15th, 2008

Cambridge, IIT-Powai draw up exchange programme for nano-tech research (MUMBAI, INDIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

Indian spin-outs set to flourish (INDIA)
Announcements, Water, News and information

The advantage of uncertainty (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes, News and information

If walls could speak, they'd say 'innovation' (CANADA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Construction, News and information

Multi-million euro boost for sensor research (IRELAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Sensors, News and information

April 14th, 2008

Iran Among 10 Bionanotechnolgy Pioneers (IRAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Scientist gives VC an edge (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Design and the Elastic Mind (NEW YORK, NY)
Announcements, Human Interest/Art, News and information

UNC Charlotte names Five Ventures winners (CHARLOTTE, NC)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Science to your shirt’s rescue (INDIA)
Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

James Baker: forever young (AUSTIN, TX)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Nano Technology Buzzing at Georgia Tech (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Academic/Education, News and information

Science has seen the future. And it is invisible (TORONTO, CANADA)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Military, News and information

Kavli Prizes to honor top scientists (SAN FRANCISCO , CA)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

April 13th, 2008

Invisible electronics (UK)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Five firms battling it out for Genesis award (IRELAND)
Announcements, Water, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Chemistry, News and information

April 11th, 2008

Column: Wisconsin sees several key bills become laws (WI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

Novel delivery systems solve formulation challenges (EUROPE)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Personal Care, News and information

April 10th, 2008

Norway to award nanotech 'Nobel prize' (NORWAY)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Can the Atom help Intel's CEO meet otherworldly demands? (UK)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Researcher looks to use nanoparticles for food safety (AMES, IA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

Micronit Microfluidics Receives € 1.2M Grant (NETHERLANDS)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

New chemical sensors can detect TNT vapour from the roadside. (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Military, News and information

April 9th, 2008

HEC launches research, education connection with US foundation (ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

April 8th, 2008

İstikbal blocks electromagnetic waves with Biocare fabric (TURKEY)
Products, Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

CoQ10 emulsions boost bioavailability: study (EUROPE)
Discoveries, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

April 7th, 2008

UC Davis wants to study environmental hazards of nanotechnology (DAVIS, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Scanning the risk horizon for emerging threats (LONDON, UK)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Joint briefing between TTNA & Nanotechnology Alliance (BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA)
Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, Events/Classes, News and information

New method to decrease particle size (GENEVA, SWITZERLAND)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Chemistry, News and information

Kentucky patents (LEXINGTON, KY)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, News and information

Nanotechnology to boost space industry (RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Aerospace/Space, News and information

Self-assembly, science of the future (IRAN)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Self Assembly, News and information

April 6th, 2008

New era for research and development in New Zealand (NEW ZEALAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

Students get hands on Nanotechnology experience (ALBANY, NY)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, News and information

April 5th, 2008

Human growth hormone: the wonder stuff (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Personal Care, Life Extension/Cryonics, News and information

Chemistry Council, EPA Focus on Nanoscale Materials Guidance (USA)
Announcements, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Events/Classes, News and information

Yang receives grant from AFOSR (HOBOKEN, NJ)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Military, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information

The wide appliance of sensor science (DUBLIN, IRELAND)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Events/Classes, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

April 4th, 2008

Oxonica wins $2.15 mln additional order from existing customer (LONDON, UK)
Announcements, Energy, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, News and information

April 3rd, 2008

The rigid future of DNA labels (UK)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Eight tips to dramatically improve your chances of living forever (HARTFORD, CT)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Life Extension/Cryonics, News and information

Iran Urges OIC Support for Innovation (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

April 2nd, 2008

NI scientists in cataract advance (NORTHERN IRELAND)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Going Public Using a Regulation S Stock Offering on the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DUBAI, UAE)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

Nanotechnology brings ancient sarcophagus to life (GERMANY)
Announcements, Tools, Human Interest/Art, News and information

Hypercubes Could Be Building Blocks of Nanocomputers (NORMAN, OK)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Quantum nanoscience, News and information

Reference Metrology=Red Bricks?
Chip Technology, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information

Technologies that press the limits of test (UK)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, News and information

Seoul to subsidize foreign-invested companies (SOUTH KOREA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

April 1st, 2008

PU develops educational linkages with UCLan (LAHORE, PAKISTAN)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

Nanotech boffin gives storage the needle (NETHERLANDS)
Memory Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

E.ON Supports Nanotechnology with € 6 Million (UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Energy, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Classification regime revealed (AUSTRALIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

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