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Public wants labels for food nanotech -- and they're willing to pay for it
New research finds that people in the United States want labels on food products that use nanotechnology -- whether the nanotechnology is in the food or is used in food packaging. (2013-10-28)
NNI releases 4 workshop reports from the nanoEHS Series
The National Nanotechnology Initiative released four reports that are the result of a series of workshops focusing on various issues in the nanotechnology environmental, health, and safety (EHS) arena. (2011-07-20)
Rice University nanotechnology expert to give testimony
Vicki Colvin, director of Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, will testify before the House Science Committee at its hearing on Research on Environmental and Safety Impacts of Nanotechnology Oct. (2007-10-30)
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)
Clemson hosts 'Nanotechnology and the Automotive Industry'
Cars aren't shrinking, but the technology that drives them is. (2004-09-15)
Natural gas nanotech
Nanotechnology could revolutionize the natural gas industry across the whole lifecycle from extraction to pollution reduction or be an enormous missed opportunity, claim two industry experts writing in Inderscience's International Journal of Nanotechnology. (2007-10-30)
Major EPA enforcement effort on nano-pesticide applauded
A major decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to fine California technology company IOGEAR more than $200,000 for selling unregistered nano-pesticides is being applauded by David Rejeski, the director of the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. (2008-03-07)
National nanotech expert to address UW-Madison conference
Jeffrey P. Schloss, an expert in the application of nanotechnology in the health-care field, will be the keynote speaker at (2004-05-24)
Boehlert, Gordon call for implementation of new nanotechnology report
House Science Committee Chairman Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY) and Ranking Democrat Bart Gordon (D-TN) issued the following joint statement in response to a paper published today in the journal Nature laying out a research agenda to understand the environmental, health and safety implications of nanotechnology. (2006-11-15)
Rice University expert calls for coordination in nanotechnology research
Nanotechnology holds great promise for the future of cancer therapy and water treatment, but concerns about the safety of nanoproducts may limit these important technological developments, Vicki Colvin said today in comments to the US House Committee on Science and Technology. (2007-10-31)
Voluntary initiatives, regulation and nanotechnology oversight
A new report from the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars explores a variety of voluntary options available for the oversight of nanotechnology products and processes. (2010-11-04)
The frontiers of nanotechnology
The future of how the world communicates, and how we power our lives, will likely come from the same source: nanotechnology. (2008-10-15)
EPA and nanotechnology: Oversight for the 21st century
A new report by J. Clarence (Terry) Davies, (2007-05-16)
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)
NNI releases progress review on environmental, health, & safety research
The National Nanotechnology Initiative released today a Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy, a document that demonstrates the wide range of research activities, accomplishments, and collaborations of Federal agencies working toward the responsible development of nanotechnology. (2014-06-26)
MEDLINE indexes Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, an important journal published by Benthm Science, is accepted to be included in MEDLINE. (2017-03-13)
Nanotechnology: Learning from past mistakes
A new expert analysis in Nature Nanotechnology questions whether industry, government and scientists are successfully applying lessons learned from past technologies to ensure the safe and responsible development of emerging nanotechnologies. (2008-07-21)
Nanotechnology makes big inroads into construction industry
The small science of nanotechnology -- which deals with objects so tiny that thousands would fit inside the period at the end of this sentence -- is having a big impact in the construction industry, according to the cover story in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News, the American Chemical Society's weekly news magazine. (2011-06-15)
State Ben Franklin funding awarded to PSU nanotechnology project
Penn State's Nanotechnology Research and Commercialization project has been awarded $3.5 million from Pennsylvania's Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA) to support nanotechnology education, research and commercialization. (2004-10-19)
Strategy for nanotechnology-related environmental, health and safety research
The Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council's Committee on Technology today released a document describing the National Nanotechnology Initiative's strategy for addressing priority research on the environment, health and safety aspects of nanomaterials. (2008-02-14)
New nanotechnology able to examine single molecules, aiding in determining gene expression
A new nanotechnology that can examine single molecules in order to determine gene expression, paving the way for scientists to more accurately examine single cancer cells, has been developed by an interdisciplinary team of researchers at UCLA's California Nanosystems Institute, New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and Veeco Instruments, a nanotechnology company. (2007-01-24)
Endowment boosts nanotechnology at Cranfield
Cranfield University in the UK has received a $2.75 million donation to boost nanotechnology research. (2001-01-30)
Nanotechnology: What's that?
Results from the poll -- as well as from two complementary focus group discussions conducted among adult men and women about nanotechnology and food -- will be released by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies on Tuesday, September 25, at 12:30 p.m. at a program and live webcast at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. (2007-09-04)
Federal government taps NC State experts to explain nanotech risks
The arm of the federal government responsible for coordinating nanotechnology research and regulations across the country has called on experts from North Carolina State University to craft a white paper that will lay out how government and industry officials should communicate potential risks associated with nanotechnology to the media and the public. (2008-05-12)
Registration now open: 2012 Regional, State, and Local Initiatives in Nanotechnology
There will be a two-day workshop in Portland, OR on May 1-2, 2012, hosted by the NNI and ONAMI. (2012-03-14)
Commercialization of nanotechnology
The third podcast in the Nanotechnology Victoria Series focuses on nanotechnology investment and commercialization and presents the views of six key stakeholders on the crucial issues around how nanotechnology can be taken from the laboratory and translated into successful commercial outcomes. (2007-12-06)
Opportunity at the Bottom: Nanotechnology Symposium
Since the seminal lecture by Nobel laureate physicist Richard Feynman in 1959 entitled, (2003-11-05)
Free AAPS webinar will discuss nanotechnology
The purpose of this free webinar is to provide an overview of submicron systems and to discuss the analytical issues nanotechnology presents, as well as the means by which some of these issues can be addressed. (2009-10-13)
Small is beautiful: A European view of nanotech cosmetics and safety
How does a company like Paris-based cosmetics leader L'Oreal -- which ranks No. (2008-05-13)
Nanotech: To know it is not necessarily to love it
Public opinion surveys report that the small fraction of people who know about nanotechnology have a favorable view of it. (2008-12-08)
Rice's James Tour wins Feynman Prize
James Tour, the inventor of the nanocar at Rice University, has been awarded the prestigious Foresight Institute Feynman Prize for experimental nanotechnology for 2008 by the California think tank dedicated to the beneficial implementation of nanotechnology. (2008-12-16)
Have yourself a merry 'nano' Christmas! Nanotechnology holiday gifts
Tell a friend you are buying them a nanotechnology gift for the holidays, and visions of Star Trek collectables or geeky electronic toys start to dance in their heads. (2006-11-28)
Slow federal action to oversee nanotechnology leaves 'room at the bottom'
State and local governments often have adopted trailblazing initiatives to address environmental, health and safety concerns in advance or in lieu of federal action. (2008-04-09)
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)
EPA announces research strategy to study nanomaterials
The US Environmental Protection Agency today outlined a new research strategy to better understand how manufactured nanomaterials may harm human health and the environment. (2009-09-29)
Limited transparency in federal nanotech research may hamper development
Without clear leadership and more transparency in federal risk research investment, the emergence of safe nanotechnologies will be a happy accident, rather than a foregone conclusion, says Dr. (2008-04-16)
Will nanotechnology revolutionize medicine?
On Monday, April 23, 2007, Dr. Samuel I. Stupp, a leading nanomedicine scientist from Northwestern University will present the findings from his latest research in applying nanotechnology to jump start cell regeneration. (2007-04-12)
Nanotechnology leaders to advise congressional staff
IEEE-USA is co-sponsoring a technical and legislative overview of nanotechnology for congressional staff. (2003-05-30)
NNI releases supplement to the president's 2016 budget
The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 provides $1.5 billion for the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), a continued Federal investment in support of the President's priorities and innovation strategy. (2015-03-11)
Europe spends nearly twice as much as US on nanotech risk research
A new analysis by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies indicates that European nations are investing nearly twice as much as the US in research primarily aimed at addressing the potential risks of nanotechnology. (2008-04-21)
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