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May 2009 Nanotechnology News


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93 articles posted this month

May 31st, 2009

The worm turns - into graphene (BEIJING, CHINA)
Possible Futures, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Textiles/Clothing, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

May 30th, 2009

So Long Aspirin, Hello Silver (BALAPUR, INDIA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Now, a quicker, cheaper SARS virus detector (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools

May 28th, 2009

NANOSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - A Collection of Reviews from Nature Journals
Molecular Machines, Spintronics, Memory Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Tools, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Quantum nanoscience, News and information, Physics

Quantum entanglement in photosynthesis? (PALO ALTO, CA)
Possible Futures, Quantum nanoscience, News and information

ChemSec: ICCM2 fell short of expectations, particularly industry commitments
Events/Classes, News and information

NanoKTN Promotes UK Nanotechnology Innovation And MNT Facilities In Europe (PRAGUE)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Next Big Future at the Singularity University July 16, 2009 (NASA RESEARCH PARK )
Possible Futures, Molecular Machines, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Self Assembly, Preparing for Nano, Molecular Nanotechnology, Events/Classes, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

ECOS: To Acquire Micro Bubble Technology Inc. (RIDGELAND, MS)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, News and information

Nanotechnology Provides New Possibilities for Cancer Treatments
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Building Block for Growth
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

May 27th, 2009

From plastics to nanotechnology: Portland State professor Mingdi Yan among leaders in nanotech research (PORTLAND, OR)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Materials/Metamaterials, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Energy, Water, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

May 26th, 2009

Mazda first to introduce single-nanocatalyst technology
Products, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation

PPG Industries Foundation pledges $500k for University of Pittsburgh nanomaterials lab (PITTSBURGH, PA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Tools, Chemistry, News and information, Laboratories

Nanotechnology: Saving Lives, Taking Lives? (PARIS, FRANCE)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Preparing for Nano, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Growth engines named (KOREA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Jobs, News and information

Molecular Imprints advances (AUSTIN, TX)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Jobs, Financial Reports, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, Construction, News and information

China opens labs to small business (CHINA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information, Laboratories

U of O and Carleton get government funds for building projects (OTTAWA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

May 25th, 2009

Scaling out the nanoscale
Tools, News and information

Darpa’s Nanoscale NACHOS and Other Awesome Acronyms
Possible Futures, Nanoelectronics, News and information

Molecular Imprints advances (AUSTIN, TX)
Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Nanoelectronics, Profiles, Tools, Financial Reports, News and information

'Fantastic Voyage' Not So Far-Fetched
Possible Futures, Molecular Machines, News and information

The New Computing Pioneers
Memory Technology, Nanomedicine, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

A New Dawn for Solar
Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

New Memory Material May Hold Data For One Billion Years
Possible Futures, Memory Technology, Announcements, News and information

Going Nano (INDIA)
Possible Futures, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Nanocure to deadly viruses found? (RUSSIA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Profiles, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Hardware –> Software (PALO ALTO, CA)
Possible Futures, News and information

EarthTalk: What is nanotechnology?
Products, Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Personal Care, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Intel, KACST to setup nano tech facility in Saudi Arabia (SAUDI ARABIA)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

George Whitesides on nanotechnology
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, News and information

Keynoters to Focus on Sustainability, Nanotechnology (TORONTO )
Possible Futures, Announcements, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

JRC-IHCP opens a call for expressions of interest on nanotechnology
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Industrial, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

May 22nd, 2009

'Fountain pen' injects nanodiamonds (EVANSTON, IL)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Five Major Changes to American Life By 2020 (HARTFORD, CT)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Molecular Nanotechnology, News and information, Blog sites

May 21st, 2009

Call to set up a nanotech Arab body (QATAR)
Ethics, Possible Futures, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, Events/Classes, News and information

Korean Scientists Develop Cancer-Fighting Nanoparticle (SOUTH KOREA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Imaging

Catalyst kinetics revealed (FRANCE AND UK)
Announcements, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information

Modumetal, UW Get Grant from WTC (SEATTLE, WA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

May 20th, 2009

A Bad Week For Those Who Deny Molecular Nanotechnology or Accelerating Technology or the Tech Singularity (CA)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Blog sites

May 19th, 2009

Lab-on-Capillary Systems Provide Versatile Setups for Nanolitre-Scale Chemistry and Biochemistry
Tools, Chemistry, News and information

Super-tiny robots may be deployed for big strikes of tomorrow (HOUSTON, TX)
Possible Futures, Molecular Machines, Announcements, Energy, News and information

The smaller, the better? Consumer groups sound the alarm over nanotechnology
Preparing for Nano, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Accolade for solar-hydrogen project (UK)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Energy, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Quick-switching carbon nanotube displays (BEIJING )
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

'Writing' Patterns on Carbon Nanotubes With Polymer Chains (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information

'Nanotechnology' May Simplify Antibiotic Treatment (AKRON, OH)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Codex Futurius: Why Gray Goo Is a Great Dud
Possible Futures, Molecular Machines, Preparing for Nano, Molecular Nanotechnology, News and information

SA, Cuba agree on technology (SOUTH AFRICA AND CUBA)
Announcements, NEMS

Researchers hope nanotechnology can halt disease spread (ARKANSAS )
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Go find some smart people (SPRINGDALE, AR)
Profiles, News and information

May 18th, 2009

George Whitesides: Inventor, cofounder, Nano-Terra (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Announcements, Self Assembly, Sensors, Military, Energy, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Single electron captured in nanotube quantum dot (DELFT, THE NETHERLANDS)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Announcements, News and information

IRL scientist spearheads nanotechnology developments (NEW ZEALAND )
Possible Futures, Profiles, Energy, Quantum Dots/Rods, Solar/Photovoltaic, Chemistry, News and information

The secret to a really long life -- Be happy. Exercise. Eat right. And sign up now to get nanobots in 2030.
Possible Futures, Molecular Machines, Nanomedicine, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

International workshop on nanotechnology opens in Kashan (KASHAN, ISFAHAN PROVINCE, IRAN)
Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

UN Chemicals Conference ends on positive note (DUBAI)
Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Events/Classes, News and information

MIT team wins cash prize from PEDC at 2009 Rice Business Plan Competition (PEARLAND, TX)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Industrial, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Firm’s nanotechnology to help companies mark pills as the real thing (SKOKIE, IL )
Products, Nanomedicine, Profiles, Announcements, News and information

Biomedical Sciences Companies Expanding in Asia Invested More Than US$500 Million... (SINGAPORE )
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Nanobiotechnology, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers

Good things come in small packages: Nanotechnology applied to diabetes therapy (DENVER, CO)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

May 16th, 2009

Planet-scale Engineering: Ethical Technology (HARTFORD, CT)
Possible Futures, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, Environment, News and information

Robert Kahn on nanotechnology research (FALLS CHURCH, VA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, MEMS, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

May 14th, 2009

Nanotechnology Breakthrough in Treatment of Cancer to Be Unveiled Monday at UALR (AR)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Alain Aspect and Thomas Ebbesen awarded Senior Prizes in Quantum Electronics and Optics (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Quantum Computing, Announcements, Events/Classes, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

Eying Energy Storage, ZettaCore Gets $21M for Efficient Chip Tech (DENVER, CO)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

May 13th, 2009

Combination nanoparticles to fight cancer (SOUTH KOREA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

May 11th, 2009

Trading Day: TSX retreats from six-month high (BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Single molecule resolution of the antimicrobial action of quantum dot-labeled sushi peptide on live bacteria
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Korean Scientists Create Highly Efficient Green Quantum Dot LED (SEOUL, KOREA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information

Forum: 'Convergence' will be the mother of sci-fi wonders
Possible Futures, Preparing for Nano, News and information

Using ‘pinpoint’ catalysts to innovate chemical synthesis
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Profiles, Chemistry, News and information

Nanotechnologies partnering event, Turin, Italy (TURIN, ITALY)
Announcements, Events/Classes

€7m cash injection for a smarter, greener economy (IRELAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Jobs, Environment, News and information

From Natural to Artificial…
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Pope pledges to remember Jews killed in Holocaust (JERUSALEM)
News and information

Winning Partnership Makes World Beating Ice Hockey Sticks
Materials/Metamaterials

Second International Conference on Chemicals Management starts in Geneva (GENEVA )
Announcements, Preparing for Nano, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Events/Classes, News and information

Ferrari driving docs and nanoscale science (ALRANY, NY)
Chip Technology, Profiles, News and information

Gold helps to improves cancer detection (ORLANDO, FL)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Walker Sanders: It's time to be remarkable
Jobs, Academic/Education, News and information

How nanotech can meet the poor's water needs
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Environment, Water, News and information

Nanoscience students apply research to develop new materials (RAPID CITY, SD)
Announcements, Jobs, Academic/Education, News and information

Solyndra Rolls Out Tube-Shaped Thin Film (FREMONT, CA)
Products, Announcements, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

The optical assembly of nanoparticles
Announcements, News and information

Mayor Larry Langford wants to bring nanotechnology training to Birmingham (BIRMINGHAM, AL)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Jobs, Academic/Education, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Nanosys licenses some IP to QuantuMDx (PALO ALTO, CA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers

May 7th, 2009

Medvedev Raps Rusnano Model For Large State Corporations (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers, News and information

May 6th, 2009

Nano-boxes from DNA origami (DENMARK)
Discoveries, Announcements, Self Assembly, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

May 2nd, 2009

New building dedicated at SDSU (SD)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

May 1st, 2009

USC to get $12.5 million nanotechnology grant (SC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Energy, Fuel Cells, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Nanocolloids identify blood clots (USA AND UK)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Imaging

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