HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Nanotechnology highlights from the ACS national meeting in Anaheim, Calif., March 28-April 1

EMBARGO NOTE FOR REPORTERS: EACH PAPER LISTED IN THIS TIPSHEET IS EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL ITS DATE AND TIME OF PRESENTATION.

ANAHEIM, Calif. From stain-free clothing to scratch-resistant eyeglasses to longer lasting sunscreen lotions, nanotechnology the science and technology of the ultra small is already making an impact on our lives. Now, it's poised to make an even broader impact with promises of faster computers, better diagnostic tests and improved ways to remove toxins from contaminated sites. More than 15 symposia will feature these and other topics related to this growing field of research including its promises, challenges and potential risks during the 227th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, in Anaheim, Calif., March 28-April 1.

On Sunday, March 28, the program features a special Presidential Colloquium: "Big Promise from 'Small' Science - How Nanotechnology will Change Our Lives," which includes several leaders in the field who will discuss what is and is not possible with the emerging science. ACS President Charles P. Casey will introduce the session, which concludes with a panel discussion on the topic.

Highlights from selected symposia and research presentations are described below:

Sunday, March 28

World's smallest lasers may pave the way for faster computers Researchers at Harvard University say they have developed the world's smallest lasers. The lasers, composed of cadmium sulfide nanowires, can be driven by simple electrical current. What's more, several different types of nanowire lasers can be bundled together on a single chip, allowing more versatile applications. The development could lead to faster, more efficient computers, high density information storage, improved fiber optics and more precise lithography. (PHYS 27, Sunday, March 2
'"/>


1-Apr-2004


Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. National Academies Advisory: Sept. 18-19 Nanotechnology Conference
2. Nanotechnology pioneer slays grey goo myths
3. Nanotechnology: sink or swim?
4. 16 APS exercise research highlights, from reduced flu mortality to proteomics & obesity
5. Select research highlights from current AACR journals
6. Other highlights in the September 1 JNCI
7. Other highlights in the August 18 JNCI
8. Other highlights in the August 4 JNCI
9. AGU journal highlights - 29 July 2004
10. Other highlights in the July 7 JNCI
11. New public policy & aging report highlights facts and fiction about anti-aging medicine

Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/21/2014)... REDMOND, Wash. , Nov. 20, 2014 ... access for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced ... position of chief operating officer. Previously a strategic advisor ... marketing, finance, and operations. Mr. Traynor is based out ... . He reports to Chris Muench , ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 17, 2014 The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today ... will speak and at least seven more will participate in ... Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. , ... have significant support from the regulatory agencies in ... in our effort to help advance the use of ...
(Date:11/11/2014)... , Nov. 11, 2014  Forensicon, Inc., a ... firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of ... Director of Digital Forensics. In Schiff,s new role as ... the team of digital forensics examiners and provide leadership ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141110/157719 ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):C-Labs Names Former Microsoft and Bsquare Executive as Chief Operating Officer 2FDA's Janet Woodcock, EMA's Emer Cooke Headline PDA Quality Metrics Conference 2Yaniv Schiff Promoted to Director of Digital Forensics at Forensicon, Inc. 2
(Date:12/13/2014)... December 13, 2014 The “Global ... major market drivers, threats, opportunities, and challenges. , ... three major players, namely, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. ... These players jointly accounted for approximately ~65% of ... , Full Copy for This Report @ ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... 13, 2014 QuickSTAT is making significant ... Cold Chain capabilities, and is delighted to announce the ... to serve Life Science clients in the region. , ... controlled-ambient warehouse, will provide 24/7 transportation and logistics services, ... drugs, patient-clinical specimens, API, following IATA rules and EU ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... Dec. 11, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "Glucose Sensors: the Next Generation" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The convergence ... is giving hope for a better future to ... that can measure glucose levels accurately and reliably ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... RARITAN, N.J. and SAN ANTONIO ... Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced the presentation of data ... the Phase 3 EPO-ANE-3010 study evaluating epoetin alfa plus ... treat anemia in patients with metastatic breast cancer receiving ... primary objective, which was to rule out a 15 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Synthetic Biology Market to HIt $5.6304 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMakets 2Synthetic Biology Market to HIt $5.6304 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMakets 3Quick Opens Office in France to Serve Life Science Community In France and Neighboring French-Speaking Countries 2Glucose Sensors: the Next Generation 2Glucose Sensors: the Next Generation 3Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 3Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 4Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 5Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 6Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 7Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 8Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 9Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 10Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 11Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 12
Cached News: