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Nutrition, safety key to consumer acceptance of nanotech, genetic modification in foods
New research shows that the majority of consumers will accept the presence of nanotechnology or genetic modification (GM) technology in foods -- but only if the technology enhances the nutrition or improves the safety of the food. (2014-12-02)
The future's bright for diamond dust
Expensive, bulky TV screens could be a thing of the past thanks to a collaboration between the University of Bristol and Advance Nanotech announced today to develop new display technology made from diamond dust. (2004-12-16)
New Scandinavian collaboration boosts nanotech development
The nano centers of the universities in South West Scandinavia enter a strategic collaboration to promote the development and commercialization of nanotechnology. (2007-10-24)
Albany NanoTech and AMD team up to develop breakthrough silicon measurement technique
Albany NanoTech's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany and Advanced Micro Devices will collaborate on the development a new nanometrology capability for measuring the stress state in strained silicon. (2004-11-09)
CBEN wins grant for undergraduate nanotech course
Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology has won a $100,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop Rice's first introductory nanotechnology course for undergraduates. (2004-07-26)
NIST, NCI bring Web 2.0 tools to nanotechnology standards effort
Federal government and US industry scientists say they are forging ahead with plans for an international, online collaboration to speed up creation of critically needed nanotechnology standards, including the underpinning reference materials and tests that support development of nanotech products while minimizing potential risks. (2008-11-13)
NSTI announces schedule for 8th Annual Nanotech 2005 Conference
The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI)announces the schedule for its Nanotech 2005 Conference and Trade Show ((2004-12-22)
findNano app puts nanotech in your pocket
The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies has developed findNano, an application for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch that lets users discover and determine whether consumer products are nanotechnology-enabled. (2009-11-12)
New technique producing small things in large quantities
New fabrication technique capable of producing nanodevices to outdate LCD televisions. (2007-09-04)
Drug eluting nanostructured coatings enable targeted drug therapy for orthopedic patients
Drug delivery systems have progressed from the teaspoon to time-release capsules to drug-eluting stents. (2007-05-20)
AZoNano/NanoVic release podcast of Nanotech -- A review with an Australian perspective
Marking a major milestone in the delivery of Nanotechnology related information, AZoNetwork and Nanotechnology Victoria today announced the official release of the first in a series of Nanotechnology Reviews in a podcast format. (2006-09-28)
UAlbany-CNSE scientists make make magnetic silicon, advancing spin-based computing
Scientists at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at the University at Albany announced research that could lay the foundation for using silicon to develop chips with magnetic properties, potentially impacting the development of electron-spin-based or (2005-01-10)
Targeted nanoparticles incorporating siRNA offer promise for cancer treatment
The use of targeted nanoparticles offers promising techniques for cancer treatment. (2007-05-20)
Louisiana Tech University to host 'Nanotechnology for Louisiana' conference
Louisiana Tech University's College of Engineering and Science will host industry leaders from throughout the region as well as faculty and research experts from Louisiana Tech at the (2012-10-23)
Nanotech discoveries move from lab to marketplace with Lintec deal
A recent agreement between The University of Texas at Dallas and Lintec of America is expected to propel scientific discoveries from the University's laboratories into the global marketplace and create jobs in North Texas. (2015-02-09)
Funds for start-up companies will spur nanotech advances
Small start-up organizations are the linchpin of nanotech innovation. Although investors have been cautious of late about funding anything, nanotech companies will rely on venture capitalists and government agencies to spur advances. (2003-03-19)
Feynman Prize in nanotechnology won by Georgia Tech, HP Labs, UCLA
Nanotechnology's highest honors for the year 2000 have been awarded to researchers at Georgia Tech, HP Labs, and UCLA for major advances in the ability to build useful devices and structures with atomic precision. (2000-11-12)
Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public
Nanotechnology, which is making its way into products ranging from food storage containers to computers, is seen differently among scientists than the general public, with scientists appearing to be more concerned in some areas. (2008-02-15)
IBM and ETH Zurich form strategic partnership in nanoscience
ETH Zurich and the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory have today announced the establishment of a strategic partnership in nanotechnology. (2008-06-25)
Federal nanotechnology renewal grant awarded to ASU faculty
Professors at Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at ASU have received a federal grant to pursue their research of nanotechnology regulation. (2010-11-01)
UAlbany College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering awards first Ph.D. degrees in nanoscale science
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany - State University of New York, the first college devoted to the study of nanoscale scientific concepts, today announced that it has awarded the world's first Ph.D. degrees in nanoscience. (2004-12-16)
US Senate Appropriations Committee approves funding for National Research Center at CNSE
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany announced that Senator Charles Schumer, in partnership with Senator Hillary Clinton, has secured $1 million in funding in the Senate Appropriations Committee to create a new national nanotechnology research center through a partnership between the National Institute for Science and Technology and CNSE. (2007-06-29)
Silicon transistors will encounter pressure from nanoelectronics
The future of nanoelectronics looks promising. Built with nanotubes and various self-assembling molecular structures, this technology may revolutionize the electronic world by replacing the silicon transistor in approximately ten years. (2002-11-18)
New nanotech products hitting the market at the rate of 3-4 per week
New nanotechnology consumer products are coming on the market at the rate of 3-4 per week, a finding based on the latest update to the nanotechnology consumer product inventory maintained by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. (2008-04-24)
Nanotech clay armor creates fire resistant hard wearing latex emulsion paints
Researchers at the University of Warwick's Department of Chemistry have found a way of replacing the soap used to stabilize latex emulsion paints with nanotech sized clay armour that can create a much more hard-wearing and fire-resistant paint. (2007-07-26)
This article can be printed on a hair
Thanks to a new revolutionary laser printing technology, it is now possible to print this press release in color on an area no bigger than a hair. (2015-12-16)
Survey: Hiding risks can hurt public support for nanotechnology
A new national survey on public attitudes toward medical applications and physical enhancements that rely on nanotechnology shows that support for the technology increases when the public is informed of the technology's risks as well as its benefits -- at least among those people who have heard of nanotechnology. (2010-05-04)
SEMATECH and CNSE expand immersion lithography research program with Columbia University
SEMATECH, the world's leading nanoelectronics consortium, and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany, home to the New York State Center of Excellence in Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology, announced today that International SEMATECH North will provide additional funding to Columbia University to expand a program that is enabling vital research and development in the area of immersion lithography. (2007-05-02)
Strong showing of UH researchers at international nanotech expo
For the first time, the world's largest international nanotechnology conference, expo and trade show is coming to Houston May 3-7, and University of Houston researchers will be attending in full force. (2009-04-30)
UT Dallas nanotechnology research leads to super-elastic conducting fibers
A research team based at the University of Texas at Dallas has made electrically conducting fibers that can be reversibly stretched to over 14 times their initial length and whose electrical conductivity increases 200-fold when stretched. (2015-07-23)
UD researchers race ahead with latest spintronics achievement
In a rapid follow-up to their achievement as the first to demonstrate how an electron's spin can be electrically injected, controlled and detected in silicon, electrical engineers from the University of Delaware and Cambridge NanoTech now show that this quantum property can be transported a marathon distance in the world of microelectronics -- through an entire silicon wafer. (2007-10-26)
Nanocomposite labeled cancer cells can be targeted and destroyed using lasers
A nanocomposite particle can be constructed so that it has a mix of properties that would not otherwise happen in nature. (2007-05-20)
NanoVation New York
A discussion on the impact and future of nanotechnology, followed by the NanoArt exhibition, at the German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI). (2011-04-07)
Scientists and physicians explore the coming of nanobiotechnology
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Carolinas Medical Center are hosting (2007-08-24)
Pitt professor, student win Feynman prizes for work on 'molecular Lego® set'
A University of Pittsburgh researcher and his student have been awarded prestigious prizes from the Foresight Nanotech Institute for their work in developing a (2005-11-10)
Alum donates $300K to establish new endowment at UAlbany's CNSE
UAlbany alumnus Dr. Clinton Ray Carpenter today established an endowment to support UAlbany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. (2007-05-01)
Penn researchers help graft olfactory receptors onto nanotubes
Penn researchers have helped develop a nanotech device that combines carbon nanotubes with olfactory receptor proteins, the cell components in the nose that detect odors. (2011-07-26)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's carbon nanotube manufacturing technology wins Nano 50 Award
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., proudly announces that its method for manufacturing high-quality carbon nanotubes has been named a winner in the third annual Nanotech Briefs Nano 50 awards in the Technology category. (2007-11-14)
Ethical evaluations of nanotechnology
Recent action in Congress to reauthorize the US federal nanotechnology research program offers the chance to address the social and ethical issues concerning the emerging scientific field, experts say. (2009-01-27)
Southwest Nano Consortium established
An announcement was made today at the 2009 Nano Renewable Energy Summit in Denver that nanotechnology stakeholders in five states in the Southwest United States, along with northern Mexico, are joining forces to create the Southwest Nano Consortium. (2009-06-23)
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