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New Stanford center probes nanoscale material
...ng, biotechnology, electronics, medicine and more, nanotechnology
may account for a $1 trillion annual market and em...d. The probes will enhance the capabilities of the nanotechnology
community to observe, manipulate, measure, image and control nanoscale phenomena. Researchers hope t...
New biomaterials improve medical devices
...e of the new approaches to these challenges employ nanotechnology
methods for both diagnostic and imaging systems. Another strong theme will be the use of computer modeling to predict the interactions between cells and materials, thus reducing the amount of lab work necessary to develop a new material for a specif...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...ish a multidisciplinary research program in cancer nanotechnology
and to develop a new class of nanoparticles for mo...ne of the first scientists in the world to utilize nanotechnology
in the biomedical field. Used in manufacturing for many years, nanotechnology
enables scientists to...
UF scientists have bionanotechnology recipe to find elusive bacteria
...a bionanotechnology that combines the strengths of nanotechnology
and biochemistry to generate a new type of 'bionanomaterial,' which has some unique properties," said Weihong Tan, a UF Research Foundation professor of chemistry and associate director of UF's Center for Research at the Bio/Nano Interface. "Because ...
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
...two of bioengineering's most competitive fields -- nanotechnology
and tissue engineering. West will receive the award at a gala this evening in Washington, D.C. "This award places Jennifer West squarely within the nation's scientific elite," said Rice President David Leebron. "Her research -- especially her use of ...
NHGRI seeks next generation of sequencing technologies
...ional modeling to guide the fabrication of a novel nanotechnology
sequencing device, as well as design electronic control and detection experiments. Using this information, the group will build a device in which stretched DNA molecules would be made to pass between sharp electrodes spaced 2 to 5 nanometers apart. I...
Nov. 18-21 nanotechnology conference in Irvine, Calif.
Research on nanotechnology
is under way in a wide range of disciplines, from ...cuss and try to solve some major challenges facing nanotechnology
today, including the building of a nano-system that can multiply and isolate RNA or DNA; the buildin...
Research to explore revolutionary gene sequencing: Threading the molecular needle
...0 three-year grant to Lindsay to further develop a nanotechnology
project for rapid genetic profiling. The award is just one of seven given this year in NHGRI's "Revolutionary Genome Sequencing Technologies" grant program, which the Institute says is aimed at "the development of breakthrough technologies that will...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory
...h-energy physics, life sciences, material science, nanotechnology
and engineering sciences. "Visualizing and sifting through the incredible amount of information generated from massively parallel computer simulations is similar to trying to find a diamond in the desert," said George Fann of Oak Ridge National Labor...
HIV, diagnostic health care tools top of list for UH researchers
...top researchers to discuss the emerging science of nanotechnology
Nov. 19-21 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, Calif. Kurt Krause, associate professor of biology and biochemistry at UH, and Rigoberto Advincula, associate professor of chemistry at UH, are two of only 12 researchers from the Gulf Coa...
Wolfgang Heckl awarded Descartes Prize for Science Communication
... since given the public insights into the world of nanotechnology
in numerous scientific TV programmes. In his endeavours to promote a better understanding of science, Heckl uses a wide variety of methods to communicate his subject, aiming to address people of all ages and from all sections of society. In particula...
Conference at NJIT offers tips on ways to commercialize nanotechnology in greater NJ region
... the greater New Jersey region for commercializing nanotechnology
research? Then you won't want to miss "Commercial...cus on the applications market sectors need to use nanotechnology
to enable value-added commercial opportunities. Another topic will be whether nanotechnology
MIT team engineers new approaches to understanding malaria, more
... It turns out, however, that Suresh's expertise in nanotechnology
is quite applicable to biology and medicine. With colleagues in engineering, science and medicine at MIT, the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the universities of Heidelberg and Ulm in Germany, he has adapted state-of-the-art tools for the ...
NSTI announces schedule for 8th Annual Nanotech 2005 Conference
...e latest updates, breakthroughs and information on nanotechnology
in a forum aimed at ultimately advancing the indus...sions that will focus on specific markets, such as nanotechnology
in telecommunications, electronics and even cosmetics. We are expecting record attendance for 2005....
NJIT professor discovers new mixing method for microchip-sized labs
...t role that it now plays in emerging areas such as nanotechnology
and biomedicine makes it a particularly exciting field." ...
Put science at center of decision-making on third world development, experts tell UN
...itional eight-member working group on genomics and nanotechnology
based at the University of Toronto), says science,...cation technology, genomics and biotechnology, and nanotechnology
must increasingly be mastered by the developing world for social and economic gain. If knowledge i...
Novel technology detects human DNA mutations
...proteins -- demonstrate the broad applicability of nanotechnology
and its potential to markedly advance the state-of-the-art in nucleic acid and proteomic research and diagnostics." The analysis of whole human genomic DNA is extraordinarily complex as it requires sifting through the more than one billion base pair...
UCLA researchers detail the evolution of quantum dot imaging in the journal Science
...signals a long-term commitment and investment into nanotechnology
and its applications in cancer research, said Judith C. Gasson, cancer center director. "The environment at UCLA makes it possible for researchers from diverse disciplines physicists, cell biologists, chemists, immunologists - to work side by side,...
Bridging gaps to save lives: UH hosts nanotechnology conference
...ine, biology, materials science, public policy and nanotechnology
to provide new clinical approaches for saving live...ons and advancements in the areas of bioanalytics, nanotechnology
and bioinformatics. How nanohealth research may meet the needs of NASA exploration missions will be...
Michael F. Hochella Jr. named Virginia's 2005 Outstanding Scientist
...el courses. He also has introduced nanoscience and nanotechnology
into high schools. The program has been successful in a pilot test. Supporters say it may become a model curriculum for high school students nationwide. Hochella came to Virginia Tech in 1992. He was named a professor in 1996. Before coming to Virgin...
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