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March 2009 Nanotechnology News


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121 articles posted this month

March 31st, 2009

Thin Film Electronics, InkTec produce printed memory devices in R2R volume process (SWEDEN AND KOREA)
Products, Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

Physics Centre to hold ‘1st Scientific Spring’ (ISLAMABAD)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Controlled Formation of Sharp Zigzag and Armchair Edges in Graphitic Nanoribbons (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

High-performance computing: A video interview with Ray Beausoleil
Optical computing/ Photonic computing, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information

First nanotechnology company launches in Saudi (SAUDI ARABIA )
Announcements, Energy, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Water, News and information

Peres says Israel's nanotech will 'change the world' (ISRAEL)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Tools, Energy, Events/Classes, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

NanoTech investment promises 600 new jobs (ALBANY, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Jobs, News and information

David Guston featured in podcast about congressional briefing (TEMPE, AZ)
Ethics, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, News and information

March 30th, 2009

Nanotech opportunities abound in Oklahoma (OKLAHOMA )
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Jobs, News and information

2009-2010 top tech trends (MUMBAI, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

US turns to science to help rebuild its economy
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements

Kids gets big kick out of small scale at the Sciencenter (ITHICA, NY)
Academic/Education, News and information

Novel fluid-like nanoscale material growth (AMES, IA )
Possible Futures, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Self Assembly, Industrial, News and information

Nightfall Comes to Solar Land
Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

It's a small world for these scientists (RIVERSIDE, CA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics, Profiles, News and information

Human Enhancement & Nanotechnology Liveblogging Part 1 (KALAMAZOO, MI)
Ethics, Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Partner deal to go on (ALBANY, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Jobs, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information, Laboratories

DNA nanotechnology builds large structures from information-rich seeds (PALO ALTO, CA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

March 29th, 2009

China's giant step into nanotech (CHINA)
Products, Investments/IPO's/Splits, Molecular Machines, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Jobs, Military, Environment, Industrial, Thin films

Nanotechnology Slips Into Schools (ALBANY, NY)
Preparing for Nano, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Events/Classes, News and information

Interactive exhibit explores everyday uses of nanotechnology
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

March 28th, 2009

Everbrite Solar chooses Ontario site for thin-film PV module plant (TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

Sons of Atom
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information

Fears nanotechnology rules not tough enough (AUSTRALIA)
Products, Preparing for Nano, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Making Nano-Scale Solar Cells in China (NEWARK, DE)
Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

March 27th, 2009

31% slide for equipment
Announcements, Tools, News and information

Double graphene coat is slippery stuff (MONTREAL AND SAARBRUECKEN)
Possible Futures, Molecular Machines, News and information

Nanotechnology: balancing risk and opportunity (LONDON )
Materials/Metamaterials, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Industrial, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Hamsters Get Nanotechnology Now But We Could Be Waiting for Ten Years (SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Sensors, Environment, Energy, Videos/Movies, News and information

Nanotechnology may have found its Henry Ford (NEW YORK, NY )
Possible Futures, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, News and information

March 26th, 2009

Is That Really A Rolex? Quantum Dots Spot Fakes
Products, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information

Physics Centre to hold ‘1st Scientific Spring’ (ISLAMABAD)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

TechConnect World Announces The CancerNano 2009 Symposium May 3-7
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Events/Classes, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Webinar Series Explores Important Nanotechnology Issues
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Events/Classes, News and information

March 25th, 2009

Nanotubes for mass sensing
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Sensors, Chemistry, News and information

Supplier of laser systems for thin-film photovoltaics wins national award (ALSDORF , GERMANY)
Products, Announcements, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

Making quantum computing scalable
Quantum Computing, News and information

Global Mesothelioma Concern Continues Through Nanotechology
Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Events/Classes, News and information

March 24th, 2009

Negligible Proportion Of Artificial Carbon-based Nanoparticles Found In Aquatic Sediments
Preparing for Nano, Environment, News and information

Nanoparticles from sunscreens damage microbes (TOLEDO, OH)
Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Could nanotechnology save ancient books from crumbling? (SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
Products, Announcements, News and information

Solaxis, Solardach construct solar power plant in Moers, Germany (DUISBURG, GERMANY )
Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

Researchers team for organic electronics (LONDON)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Thin films, News and information

Nanotechnology boon for defence sector (MANGALORE, INDIA)
Sensors, Military, Events/Classes, News and information

Nanotechnology regulations must be strengthened - Choice (AUSTRALIA )
Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

IP Profile: Molecular Nanoglue for Enhancing Interface Strength and Toughness (TROY, NY )
Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Self Assembly, Thin films, News and information

R&D Profile: Silicon on Ceramics - A New Concept for Micro-Nano-Integration on Wafer Level (GERMANY)
Chip Technology, Announcements, News and information

March 23rd, 2009

Good things are coming in very small packages (JERUSALEM, ISRAEL)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

Introducing nanotechnology to industries
Investments/IPO's/Splits, News and information

Innovative Nanotechnology for Contact-Free Surface Measurement
Announcements, Tools, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Quantum Effect May Hold Promise For Low-cost DNA Sequencing, Sensor Applications
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, Quantum nanoscience, News and information

First Solar Cranks Out a Good Gigawatt of Thin Film Solar
Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

Nanobiotech Captures Instrument Makers' Attention
Possible Futures, Tools, Energy, Water, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Heating Up Magnetic Memory
Possible Futures, Memory Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Instant insight: The growth of nanotoxicology (MINNEAPOLIS AND SAINT PAUL, MN)
Preparing for Nano, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

March 22nd, 2009

Nanorobot for Brain Aneurysm
Possible Futures, Molecular Machines, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

March 21st, 2009

Making quantum computing scalable (THE NETHERLANDS)
Quantum Computing, News and information

Amid economic gloom, semi execs chart encouraging future
Products, Investments/IPO's/Splits, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Jobs, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Seeing chemicals at the nanoscale (HYOGO, JAPAN)
Announcements, Tools, News and information

Obama Announces $2 Billion Grant Program to Develop Batteries for Plug-in Hybrids
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Nanoscience seminar (KOLLAM, KERLA, INDIA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

March 20th, 2009

It’s official: Thin-film PV firm OptiSolar to shut down operations, lay off majority of workers
Announcements, Jobs, Thin films, News and information

Obama’s science adviser starts job
Announcements, News and information

Businessman eyes Michigan governor's race (DETROIT, MI)
Announcements, News and information

Brain on a chip? (HEIDELBERG, GERMANY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Announcements, Artificial Intelligence, News and information

Single-Molecule Magnets Open New Door for Information Technology (FLORENCE, ITALY)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Self Assembly, News and information

DNA cages guide nanoparticle self-assembly (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

March 19th, 2009

NM House panel approves capital outlay financing (NEW MEXICO )
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

Solar short takes: Micron explores, Phoenix knows thin film, Barclays’s reforecast, and orbital PV
Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

Greensboro Partnership plans lobbying trip (GREENSBORO, NC )
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

Nanovision: Engineering the Future
Profiles, News and information

Research and Markets: Billions of Euros Being Invested into Nanotechnology in Europe in 2009 (DUBLIN, IRELAND)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, News and information

Research and Markets: 2009 Comprehensive Market Research Report on the Primary Battery Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and Its Foreign Trade (DUBLIN, IRELAND)
Announcements, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Nanotechnology SME Coalition expands membership categories
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Events/Classes, Chemistry, News and information

Nanotechnology may offer alternative to radiation for cancer patients (ALBERTA, CANADA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Nanotechnology and Human Performance
Ethics, Preparing for Nano, News and information

d'Espagnat takes big prize for work on quantum mechanics
Announcements, Quantum nanoscience, News and information

March 18th, 2009

Sponge-like nanoparticles absorb microwaves (CHINA)
Possible Futures, Military, News and information

Tweezers tap into nanolithography (PRINCETON, NJ)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, News and information

Nanopyramids kill cancer cells (CHICAGO, IL)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, News and information

Swiss Researchers Design New Model for Nanoparticle Exposure (SWITZERLAND)
Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

March 17th, 2009

Amid economic gloom, semi execs chart encouraging future (SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
Possible Futures, Nanoelectronics, Profiles, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Captured CO2 as a useful fuel (STATE COLLEGE, PA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Environment, News and information

Single nanocatalyst behaviour revealed (ITHACA, NY)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Energy, Fuel Cells, News and information

10-K: Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (CANADA)
Profiles, News and information

Industry, NGOs at odds over nanotech regulation (EUROPE)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Through the Wire: A New Nanocatalyst Synthesis Technique
Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Energy, Fuel Cells, News and information

Using Nanotechnology to Fight Cancer (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, News and information

March 16th, 2009

Promising Green Nanomaterials
Possible Futures, Environment, News and information

Staying on the Sunny Side
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Tools, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Japanese Ministry Issues Guidelines to Reduce Risk from Nanotechnology (JAPAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Environment, News and information

Quantum dots could boost solar cell efficiency (PALO ALTO, CA)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

IIT-M files patent for 2 applications of nanotechnology (CHENNAI, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Water, News and information

Nanocapacitors with Big-Energy Storage (COLLEGE PARK, MD)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

'NanoDays' coming to museum (DURHAM, NC)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, News and information

Nanoscale Measurement Challenges for Energy Applications Global Workshop
Announcements, Energy, Events/Classes, News and information

EU project to develop nanomaterials for more efficient solar cells (EUROPE)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Bristling nano balls (GERMANY)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Chemistry, News and information, Imaging

March 15th, 2009

UTM, Irda Set Up Research Centre (JOHOR BAHARU, MALAYSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

March 14th, 2009

FEI gains as analyst sees benefit from stimulus (NEW YORK, NY)
Possible Futures, Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

March 11th, 2009

Carbon nanotubes to slim mobile phones: Super-lightweight 'nantennas' shown to work as well as copper (CINCINNATI, OH)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, News and information

Ann Arbor Company Rolls Out Magnesium Nanotech (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Nanomedicine, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Military, Aerospace/Space, News and information

March 10th, 2009

A. Schulman enters into development pact with nanoScience Engineering (CLEVELAND, OH)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Budgets For Next 2 Years Face Ax (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

Arkema appoints Hubron as UK distributor for its multiwall carbon nanotubes (UK)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

March 9th, 2009

Molybdenum sulfide does away with (some) carbon nanotube problems (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information

March 8th, 2009

Teacher's secret: Energy and love (CHARLOTTE, NC)
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Academic/Education, Human Interest/Art, News and information

Polymer crossroads act as tiny reactors (BOWLING GREEN, OH)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

EU food safety watchdog puzzled by nanotech risks (EUROPE)
Announcements, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

March 7th, 2009

Nine Dallas-Fort Worth companies receive technology fund awards (DALLAS, TX)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Energy, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

March 6th, 2009

Nanotubes suppress immune response of human lung cells. (USA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

ArboraNano -- the Canadian Forest NanoProducts Network receives funding from federal government (MONTREAL, CANADA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

March 5th, 2009

Nanotubes That See Everything: Carbon nanotubes that respond to visible light might mean better solar cells and artificial retinas. (LIVERMORE, CA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

March 4th, 2009

Student-Managed Venture Fund invests $100,000 in Purdue Research Park company (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

March 3rd, 2009

New Water Repelling Nanotech Swimsuits Hit The Market (BROOKLYN, NY)
Products, Announcements, Textiles/Clothing, News and information

March 2nd, 2009

The gods of small things (CAMBRIDGE, UK)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

March 1st, 2009

Instant insight: Bone repair breakthrough (UK)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Fake plastic trees (UK)
Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

SAGE plans global expansion of nanotech windows (FARIBAULT, MN)
Announcements, Energy, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

White light microscope (SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Probing the brain wirelessly (CLEVELAND, OH)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

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