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August 2008 Nanotechnology News


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48 articles posted this month

August 29th, 2008

Estonian nanotech undertaking holds 20 pct share of its global niche market (ESTONIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, News and information, Imaging

IPosture Stops Slouching, Enlarges Breasts (CA)
Announcements, Human Interest/Art, News and information, Blog sites

August 28th, 2008

Iran makes nanotechnology breakthrough (IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

August 27th, 2008

Chronicles of a Science Experiment - Episode 1 (AUSTIN, TX)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Company claims to build roads that last forever (MALTA)
Products, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Construction, News and information

Alberta launches centre in Edmonton to market nano and micro inventions (EDMONTON, AB, CANADA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

British boffins perfect process to make any item '100% waterproof' (UK)
Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

August 25th, 2008

Small Wonders (INDIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Military, Research partnerships, News and information

RI's nanotech industry in need of alliances (JAKARTA, INDONESIA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Nanomaterial cleans up fluorescent bulbs (USA)
Announcements, Environment, News and information

August 22nd, 2008

IIT student wins award for revolutionary research (MUMBAI, INDIA)
MEMS, Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Cabinet clears proposal for setting up national institute in Knowledge City (MOHALI, INDIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

August 21st, 2008

Platteville Teen Wins $50,000 For Scientific Breakthrough: Streich Named 2008 Davidson Fellow Laureate (PLATTEVILLE, WI)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Tools, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Knockout nanoparticles fight infection (UK AND SOUTH KOREA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

August 20th, 2008

$14M Pro2Serve headquarters breaks ground at new Science and Technology Park (OAK RIDGE, TN)
Announcements, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

Green chemistry may get the Midas touch (AUSTRALIA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Environment, Personal Care, News and information

Rosnanotekh Gets Branding Makeover (RUSSIA)
Announcements, News and information

Garbage + Nanotech + Gasification = Ethanol (AMES, IA)
Announcements, Energy, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers

Simulating hypersonic nanoparticle collisions (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Physics

Spying on self-assembly (UK)
Discoveries, Announcements, Self Assembly, News and information

August 19th, 2008

Discovering the secrets of DNA repair (UK)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

BOI project to set up world's first Nano Technology Park (SRI LANKA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

Simulation techniques enhance cellular nanobioimaging (WA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Imaging

Are Hydrogen Fuel Cells The Way Forward? (USA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, News and information

August 18th, 2008

Nanotech Semiconductor announces $5m funding round (UK)
Chip Technology, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Portland 12-year-old wins $25,000 after work on solar research (PORTLAND, OR)
Announcements, Energy, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

UK gets $2M grant for nanotechnology research (KY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

August 15th, 2008

CEO of Nanophase resigns: Nanomaterial maker CEO resigns, succeeded by CFO as acting chief executive (NEW YORK, NY)
Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, News and information

Making carbon fullerenes with 100 percent efficiency (UK)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

Nanotech gadget suit is a must-have in geek chic (IRELAND)
Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

August 13th, 2008

Fluorescent Genetic Barcodes (AUSTRALIA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Nanofilter Cleans Water in Disaster Zones (AUSTRALIA)
Announcements, Water, News and information

New York State Will Award 150 Million CPU Hours to Industry, Academia and Government Organizations (NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

ESD specialist opens R&D, manufacturing site (SAN JOSE, CA)
Announcements, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

August 11th, 2008

Scientists Create An Invisible Power (USA)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Military, News and information

August 10th, 2008

Giulio on Nano @ Nano Veritas (PARIS, FRANCE)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, Events/Classes, News and information

August 9th, 2008

3M ESPE introduces temporization solution (ST. PAUL, MN)
Announcements, Dental, News and information

Technology aspires to drive sales for IPL Inc. (CANADA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

August 7th, 2008

'Superatoms' Open Window to Nanoparticle Chemistry (USA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Chemistry, News and information

August 5th, 2008

Nanotech co ApNano raises $5m (ISRAEL)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

August 4th, 2008

Venture firms plan follow-on capital raising before IPO at Plastic Logic (UK)
Announcements, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

August 3rd, 2008

Microtrends: Respirocytes (UK)
Ethics, Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging: Far-field superlens imaging at visible wavelengths (WA)
Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Imaging

Three Decades From Now (WASHINGTON, DC)
Life Extension/Cryonics, News and information, Blog sites

August 2nd, 2008

Green nanotechnology: Tiny particles could soon be fueling 'clean tech' industry (CANADA)
Announcements, Environment, News and information

OSS voices must be heard in national security debate (BOSTON, MA)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Homeland Security, News and information

August 1st, 2008

Bold cancer therapy begins crucial trials (HOUSTON, TX)
Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Russia’s Army to Rely on Nanotechnology, Draftees till 2030 (RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Military, News and information

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