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December 2008 Nanotechnology News


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48 articles posted this month

December 31st, 2008

Grant is given to a University of Michigan scientist (DETROIT, MI)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Self Assembly, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

December 29th, 2008

Freitas and Merkle Champion the Diamondoid Path which Drexler Now Downplays (CA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Molecular Nanotechnology, News and information

December 27th, 2008

Nanotechnology's biggest stories of 2008 (UK)
Chip Technology, Optical Computing, Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Environment, Automotive/Transportation, Textiles/Clothing, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, News and information

In 2009 Bulgarian scientists continue working in nanotechnology field (BULGARIA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

December 25th, 2008

NSW Government to create nanotechnology advisory committee (AUSTRALIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

Agency ready to help 'new-wave' industries (THAILAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Environment, News and information

December 24th, 2008

Future risks and the challenge to democracy (HARTFORD, CT)
Ethics, Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Preparing for Nano, News and information

Entrepreneurship: Partnerships for prudent times (QATAR)
Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

December 23rd, 2008

PM wants more trade with Iran, greater variety (MALAYSIA AND IRAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Trade agreements/negotiations, News and information

December 22nd, 2008

Turkey should not miss the 'nano-train' (ISTANBUL, TURKEY)
Possible Futures, Announcements, News and information

December 21st, 2008

Merry Blogmas (USA)
Announcements, News and information, Blog sites

December 20th, 2008

The Eyeborgs (INDIA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, News and information

Uganda: Museveni Urges Science Journalists to Plug Knowledge Gap (KAMPALA, UGANDA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Events/Classes, News and information

December 19th, 2008

Osmania University to conduct conference on Nano-materials (HYDERABAD, INDIA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

December 18th, 2008

Brock gives $6M for cancer research at Emory and Ga. Tech (ATLANTA, GA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

December 17th, 2008

Supercritical fluid processing of carbon nanotube composites (MA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

Tech boom to lift all small boats: futurist (DENVER, CO)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

New nanotubes promise see-through circuits (UK)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Discoveries, News and information

December 16th, 2008

Nanotech to be used in revolutionary Russian sports car (RUSSIA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, News and information

Universities to gain four new centres for academic research (DUBAI, UAE)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Dose-Dense Chemotherapy Plus Bevacizumab Followed by Nab-Paclitaxel Appears Cardiac Safe in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Presented at SABCS (SAN ANTONIO, TX)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

December 15th, 2008

Flawed nanotubes could be perfect silicon replacement (UK)
Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Clothing that destroys chemical weapons (MA)
Announcements, Homeland Security, Military, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

December 13th, 2008

New routes to gram-scale graphene (AUSTRALIA)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

December 12th, 2008

Carbon Nanotube Clothing Could Take Charge in an Emergency [Slide Show] (USA)
Announcements, Military, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

Big future for nanotechnology: Agency plans to make Thailand regional centre for molecular-level technology (THAILAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

December 11th, 2008

Think small, dream big (HELSINKI, FINLAND)
Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Thin films, News and information

Will Nanotechnology Transform IT? (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Formula one should ditch the internal combustion engine (UK)
Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Indian Farmers are five years away from Nanotechnology revolution news (BANGALORE, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

Most Influential Korean Scientists Named (SOUTH KOREA)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

December 10th, 2008

An electric yarn: Clothes that could report a wounded soldier (UK)
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Military, Textiles/Clothing, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

December 8th, 2008

Smart Dust May Revolutionize Health Care (USA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Chubais Says Nanothieves a Big Headache (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

Government tipped to boost tech start-ups (UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Nanomaterial demand will grow 40% in 2009, says The Information Network (TAIWAN)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanoelectronics, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Sensors, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, RFID, News and information

December 7th, 2008

Sweeping Changes Coming With Smart Dust (USA)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, News and information

December 6th, 2008

Hospital on a chip could increase survival of battlefield wounded (USA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Military, News and information

December 4th, 2008

New Products Bring Side Effect: Nanophobia (NEW YORK, NY)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Personal Care, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Chubais Offers Cheap Nanotech Loans (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

December 3rd, 2008

'Privacy will end in 2013' (UK)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Self Assembly, Molecular Nanotechnology, News and information

Arthur Kantrowitz, 1913-2008, Foresight Advisor (PALO ALTO, CA)
Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, News and information

December 2nd, 2008

Canon to launch innovative TV after Applied Nanotech drops appeal (JAPAN)
Announcements, News and information, Legal

New thermometer could help redefine temperature (FINLAND AND JAPAN)
Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Physics

December 1st, 2008

Hairy electrodes for green cars (AUSTRALIA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, News and information

IBN head named in '100' list (SINGAPORE)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Revving up the race for better fuel efficiency:Innovations could change the way we drive in the not-too-distant future (EVANSTON, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Researchers construct highest frequency silicon cantilever (CANADA)
MEMS, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

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