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August 2009 Nanotechnology News


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148 articles posted this month

August 31st, 2009

Polymer Nanocomposite market to grow well globally, particularly in USA
Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Automotive/Transportation, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

SIUE's 'microscope lady' peeks at nature's intricate beauty (EDWARDSVILLE, IL )
Profiles, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, News and information

IEET Issues and Ethics (HARTFORD, CT)
Ethics, Preparing for Nano, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information, Blog sites

Geothermal funding brightens long-term outlook
Announcements, Energy, News and information

Breathalyzer test detects lung cancer: study (ISRAEL)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Debate over safety of nano in sunscreens still simmers as summer winds down
Materials/Metamaterials, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Personal Care, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Kuo opens nanomaterial plant in Mexico (MEXICO)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Environment, Automotive/Transportation, Home, Aerospace/Space, Industrial, Construction, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

TR35: James Carey
Possible Futures, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Homeland Security, Military, Solar/Photovoltaic, Videos/Movies, News and information

August 28th, 2009

Nanotech will make furnaces cheaper, greener: developer (EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA)
Products, Announcements, Jobs, Military, Environment, Energy, Industrial, News and information

AFRICA: Plan for 15 NextEinstein institutes (AFRICA)
Announcements, Jobs, Academic/Education, News and information

IRAN: 20-year plan for knowledge-based economy (IRAN)
Announcements, Jobs, Academic/Education, News and information

Nano Toothpaste
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Materials/Metamaterials, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Industrial, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Fighting Climate Change at Nanoscale
Environment, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Fuel Cells, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Chemistry Change in Batteries Could Make for Safer Electric Cars (ARGONNE, IL)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Chemistry, News and information

August 27th, 2009

NZ researcher's precious metal breakthrough offers cleaner air (NEW ZEALAND)
Announcements, Environment, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Hectic start for French university foundations (FRANCE)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

What’s Next in Lithium Batteries?
Possible Futures, Announcements, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Folded nanoboxes could open door to nano-circuits (BALTIMORE, MD)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Self Assembly, Nanobiotechnology, Chemistry, News and information

Russian prosecutors investigate state corporations (RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

Trade Technology Stocks with ETFs (UK)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, News and information

Is quantum mechanics messing with your memory?
Quantum nanoscience, News and information

Solar panel prices fall sharply (NEW YORK, NY)
Announcements, Environment, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

August 26th, 2009

Taking the NanoPulse -- Nano-boom? Or Nano-bust?
Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Jobs, News and information

AirPark land sale completed (CHICOPEE, MA)
Announcements, Jobs, News and information

Canada needs new paradigm for research and innovation (CANADA)
Jobs, News and information

Modi inaugurates Forensic Science University in Gandhinagar (INDIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Rajiv Gandhi Education City to come up at Haryana (INDIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Iran Forms Nanotechnology Applications Committee in Construction Industry (IRAN)
Products, Announcements, Events/Classes, Construction, News and information

The nitty-gritty on nano
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

California region is epicenter of U.S. nano-revolution
Products, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Automotive/Transportation, Sports, Textiles/Clothing, Personal Care, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

The Equilibrium Concept: A Car That Acts Like A Person
Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, News and information

Gaining An Edge In R&D
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Nanotechnology, Food and Food Packaging Webinar
Announcements, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Events/Classes, News and information

The Argonne National Laboratory open house (ARGONNE, IL)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Sharp Lines Up Utility Project For Its Thin Films (MENDOTA, CA)
Announcements, Energy, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

August 25th, 2009

Innovating for survival (SRI LANKA)
Miscellaneous, News and information

10 times bigger: Toshiba and Hitachi shake hands to bring us next-gen HDDs (JAPAN)
Possible Futures, Memory Technology, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

53 MW Thin-Film Solar Power Plant Now Germany's Largest (GERMANY)
Announcements, Environment, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

New material for nanoscale-computer chips (CHINA & COPENHAGEN)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

August 24th, 2009

Printing silicon in South Africa - Part one (SOUTH AFRICA)
Chip Technology, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, News and information

August 20th, 2009

Tin(IV) Oxide Nanoparticles Decrease Pollutants Faster (IRAN)
Announcements, Environment, Industrial, News and information

UWSP professor makes nanotech discovery (STEVENS POINT, WI )
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Chemistry, News and information

A Case For Strategic Use Of Re-Examination
Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information

Summary of Finnish High-Tech Company Capital Raising Activity - H109 (FINLAND)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

China Reports the First Human Nano-Fatalities (CHINA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Industrial, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Lenape 'going greener' this school year (PITTSBURGH, PA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Environment, News and information

Oakland Community College expands into nanotech (FARMINGTON HILLS, MI)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Risk, Responsibility, Rights, Regulation and Representation in the Value Chain of Nano-Products
Ethics, Possible Futures, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Preparing for Nano, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

New research project at Manchester university (UK & JAPAN)
Announcements, Tools, Jobs, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

US develops targeted cancer treatment by nanomaterials (CHINA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

August 19th, 2009

Gold nanoparticles detect cancer (CHINA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show, October 19-22, Reinforces Importance of Technological Innovations in a Tough Economy (TORONTO, ONTARIO)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

A safe approach to nanotechnology (SAUDI ARABIA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Triangle named No. 4 ‘Nano Metro’ (NORTH CAROLINA )
Announcements, Environment, News and information

Our New Civilization Will Be Based on Torsion Field Technologies
Miscellaneous, News and information

Rusnano Will Sharply Boost Spending (RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements

Equedia: MSGI Security Solutions Inc. Trading Data Available on Equedia
Announcements, Sensors, Military, Aerospace/Space, News and information

Biologists napping while work militarized
Ethics, Possible Futures, Preparing for Nano, Military, News and information

Nanoparticle safety in doubt (CHINA)
Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Industrial, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Quantum dots used for cancer tests
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

2009 Young Innovator
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Profiles, Announcements, Tools, Sensors, Homeland Security, Military, News and information

August 18th, 2009

HP Rethinks Energy
Possible Futures, Announcements, Sensors, Energy, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Water, Industrial, News and information

Now, a minuscule rival for Viagra (NEW YORK, NY)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Personal Care, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

NIH Director Collins: an old hand in a new job
Nanomedicine, Profiles, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Profitable Method Found for Drug Delivery by Nanotechnology (IRAN)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

The Science of Origins: Studies Across All Disciplines
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Biopharmaceutical Midday Gainers: QGLY, BPAX, NXXI - sourced PicksThatMove.com
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Financial Reports, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

The energy evolution: From biorefining to oil recovery, KU makes headway on green projects
Energy, News and information

Full recovery of global economy to appear at least in 2012: CEO of the US research firm
Jobs, News and information

Methylation Test May Aid Colon Cancer Diagnosis
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Everyday nanotechnology
Products, Possible Futures, Molecular Machines, Nanomedicine, Molecular Nanotechnology, Environment, Home, Textiles/Clothing, Industrial, Nanobiotechnology, Dental, Construction, News and information

IBM looks to DNA to further reduce the size of chips
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information

Analyte sensing made easy (VIGO, SPAIN)
Discoveries, Announcements, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information

August 16th, 2009

Education Briefs: Museum offers free field trips (TULSA, OK)
Announcements, Environment, Energy, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Federal Research and Development Funding: FY2010
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

Small marvels (AUSTRALIA )
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Sensors, News and information, Physics

August 15th, 2009

Iran Makes Tissue-Rebuilding Nanobioceramics (IRAN)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Researchers: Ferroelectric DRAM smaller, faster than flash
Memory Technology, Announcements, News and information

August 14th, 2009

Instant insight: Zooming in on sensors
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Space elevator chase yields Earthly rewards
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Profiles, Aerospace/Space, Events/Classes, News and information

Biotech Research Turns Attention to Magnetic Microbe Genome
Possible Futures, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Robot 'suicide bombers' fear (UK)
Possible Futures, Preparing for Nano, News and information

Touring the Nanotech Hub of New York (ALBANY, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Investments/IPO's/Splits, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Jobs, News and information

August 13th, 2009

Nanoscience Pioneer Celebrates New Book Launch
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Academic/Education, News and information

Mount Saint Mary research (WASHINGTON, D.C.)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

The Singularity Film
Possible Futures, Molecular Machines, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Molecular Nanotechnology, News and information

Duke, Destro dip into CGI toybox to blow filmgoers away in ‘G.I. Joe’
Molecular Machines, Announcements, Military, News and information, Multimedia

Obama Team Sets the Stage for Science
Announcements, Jobs, Academic/Education, News and information

Nanotech Toolkit
Materials/Metamaterials, Tools, Jobs, Thin films, News and information

BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPAX) Is The Most Active On NASDAQ During Morning Trading Hours (DALLAS, TX )
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Financial Reports, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Bee sting toxin harnessed to kill tumour cells
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

SUNYIT: State and private funds are enough to begin phase one of Nanotech Partnership (MARCY, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Jobs, News and information

New direct tax code to make fund-raising easier for VCs (INDIA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

College to Host High-Tech Conference and Career Fair (TEXAS)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Pecha Kucha #2 @ The Lab
Miscellaneous, News and information

Battery focus gives Mich. a short charge
Investments/IPO's/Splits, News and information

August 12th, 2009

How the US Economy can Recover Through Technology
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

"Picks that move" Alerts, August 12, 2009
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Financial Reports, News and information

August 11th, 2009

Zyvex Performance Materials Enters Into an Agreement with Toho Tenax America (COLUMBUS, OH)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, Marine/Watercraft, News and information

Core/Shell Composite Nanowires Produced by Self-Scrolling Carbon Nanotubes onto Copper Nanowires (CHINA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Research partnerships, News and information

Beaverton firm will produce cheaper quantum dots (BEAVERTON, OR)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Announcements, Military, Quantum Dots/Rods, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Supercritical fluids used to create 3 nanometer wiring (UK)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information

Thinness points way to new hard disk limits (BERKELEY, CA)
Memory Technology, Announcements, Thin films, News and information

Hyperspectral goes hyperspeed (ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
Announcements, Tools, News and information

Bringing high-level SEM to a wider audience (HILLSBORO, OR)
Announcements, Tools, News and information

August 10th, 2009

Campus science research focuses on neurodynamics, nanoscience (ST. LOUIS, MO)
Nanomedicine, Tools, Nanobiotechnology, Chemistry, News and information

Nanotechnology centre gets next-generation electron microscopy facility (EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Tools, News and information

President Orders Probe Into State Firms (RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

SilverState intros Nano-Tex fabrics collection (SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
Products, Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

Next Generation PV Research Update
Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Reportlinker Adds Biotech Exit Strategies
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

Nanomaterial Case Studies: Nanoscale Titanium Dioxide in Water Treatment and Topical Sunscreen
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Water, Personal Care, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Carbon Nanotubes: Re-Inventing Organics (UK)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, NEMS, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Fuel Cells, News and information

August 7th, 2009

Market Report -- In Play (SPPI)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Nanobiotechnology, Acquisitions/Mergers/Splits, News and information

Arkema gets $275K nanotech grant
Announcements, Military, Aerospace/Space, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Chicago's future as a tech center in jeopardy
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Jobs, News and information

"G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra" - Movie Review
Miscellaneous, News and information

Nanotechnology for the Food Industry
Products, Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Sensors, Preparing for Nano, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

August 6th, 2009

At NanoCollege, the doctor is in (ALBANY, NY)
Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Environment, Industrial, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information, Laboratories

A new national vision (KUWAIT)
News and information

UQ on show at the Ekka
Announcements, Energy, Events/Classes, News and information

Hunting for engineered nanomaterials in the environment
Preparing for Nano, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Minifridge makes quantum computers last
Possible Futures, Quantum Computing, Announcements, News and information

NREL gets $20M from DOE for solar
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Environment, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

IIT Kanpur Develops Nanosatellite; To Be Launched by ISRO (NEW DELHI, INDIA)
Aerospace/Space, News and information, Imaging

August 5th, 2009

First Drive: 2010 Mazdaspeed3
Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Chemistry, News and information

Donor gives MacDiarmid Institute $1m for nanotechnology (NEW ZEALAND )
Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Exploiting commercial opportunities for nanotechnology (UK)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Air Force research dollars to fund two Pennsylvania projects (PENNSYLVANIA )
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Military, News and information

This Week in Genome Research
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

August 4th, 2009

Serbia to gain prestige in Europe in the field of science and technology (SERBIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Jobs, Academic/Education, News and information

New Nanoteaching
Announcements, Academic/Education, Nanobiotechnology, Chemistry, News and information, Physics

LCC is ready to train Mich.'s future (LANSING, MI)
Announcements, Jobs, Academic/Education, News and information

Clarion University ready to showcase two new buildings (CLARION, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Military, News and information

With help of DNA, nanotubes may become a bigger force
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanoelectronics, Sensors, Environment, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Nanobiotechnology, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

Univ. of Ark. panel urges bond issue for buildings (LITTLE ROCK, AR)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

First Solar Profit Jumps on Thin-Film Module Demand
Announcements, Financial Reports, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

August 3rd, 2009

Barrier film industry harnesses ‘green’ trend
Announcements, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Industrial, News and information

Iranian Nano-Scientists Reduce Temperature in Spinel Synthesis (IRAN)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Industrial, News and information

Liquidia raises $7 million in new equity (RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC )
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

The Emirates Institution For Advanced Science & Technology Launches New Corporate Identity (DUBAI)
Announcements, Environment, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Former U.S. Deputy Under Secretary of Defense John Kubricky Joins NanoInk's Scientific Advisory Board NanoInk (SKOKIE, IL )
Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, News and information

Solar power with storage is now mainstream, 'firming' wind power for continuous supply.
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

August 2nd, 2009

Iran to make new breast cancer detector (IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

August 1st, 2009

Microbial nanotechnologists (INDIA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Photonic Propulsion and fusion work art Bae Institute (CA)
Discoveries, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Blog sites

Nanotechnology firm Liquidia lands $7M in financing (DURHAM, NC)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

New technology aimed at increasing oil production (HOUSTON, TX)
Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, News and information

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