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2008-09-28 03:00:12

By Shelley, Suzanne Innovations in Micro- and Nanotechnology to Measure Living Cells Living cells are complicated bioreactors with a plethora of multi- stage reaction sequences occurring simultaneously to sustain life. Through the development of more-sophisticated nanostructures and microdevices, chemical engineers are better able to measure and monitor these cellular and subcellular processes. Cell analysis over the last 25 years has traditionally been performed at the macro scale....

2008-09-23 03:00:15

By Westerhoff, Paul Rittmann, Bruce Technologic revolutions bring great benefits to society. Most also result in residuals that can have detrimental effects on human health and the environment. Too often in the past, society has learned about the detrimental effects only after they have caused great harm. Today, advances in surface characterization and material fabrication at the nanometer scale (10^sup -9^ m) are propelling a nanotechnology revolution. Nanotechnology involves the...

2008-09-19 00:00:16

By Allison M Heinrichs Potential ecological hazards of nanoparticles will be explored by a $14.4 million partnership between Carnegie Mellon and Duke universities, officials said today. The National Science Foundation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the grant to establish the Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology. Nanoparticles are a million times smaller than the head of a pin and can act differently than larger objects made of the same material....

2008-09-16 15:00:38

CLEVELAND, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned top medical experts and business professionals will describe the use of nanoparticles for drug delivery, treatment and imaging of cancer and other diseases at the upcoming NanoMedicine Summit, to be held next week in Cleveland, September 25-26. Hosted by NorTech's Nano-Network, Cleveland Clinic, and Case Western Reserve University, the Summit will bring together scientists, clinicians, business professionals, and investors to discuss the latest...

2008-09-11 12:00:32

Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager press@researchandmarkets.com Fax (USA): 646-607-1907 Fax (International): +353-1-481-1716 Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ d33e35/medical_nanotechno) has announced the addition of the "Medical Nanotechnology Markets" report to their offering. Nanotechnology has reached critical mass. Nowhere is this more evident than in medicine. Rising medical costs,...

2008-09-10 06:00:23

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d33e35/medical_nanotechno) has announced the addition of the "Medical Nanotechnology Markets" report to their offering. Nanotechnology has reached critical mass. Nowhere is this more evident than in medicine. Rising medical costs, demands for less-invasive procedures and pressures for immediate feedback of medical conditions, all point to nanotechnology as offering a new approach in healthcare. According to U.S. National...

2008-09-09 03:00:21

By Anonymous The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the State University of New York at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering have teamed to speed the development and commercialization of nanotechnology-enabled sensors and electronic devices. A memorandum of agreement signed by the two parties establishes the Center of National Nanotechnology Innovation and Commercialization, headquartered at the college's NanoTech Complex. The partnership aims to help the Army ensure...

2008-08-21 00:00:39

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Julia Moore, +1-202-691-4025 (work), +1-202-277-1415 (cell), julia.moore@wilsoncenter.org, or Colin Finan, +1-202-691- 4321 (work), +1-202-841-5605 (cell), colin.finan@wilsoncenter.org Agency lacks budget, authority and expertise to ensure nanoproducts are safe WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- The inability of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to carry out its mandate with respect to simple, low-tech products such as children's...

2008-06-26 09:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bb9a70/the_nanotechnology) has announced the addition of the "The Nanotechnology Opportunity Report (NOR) 2008, 3rd Edition" report to their offering. The Nanotechnology Opportunity Report (NOR) 2008, 3rd Edition provides the most comprehensive report on the economic impact of nanotechnologies the author has released to date. The report contains over 1,000 pages, several thousand figures and tables, and offers full market...

2008-06-24 03:02:20

By Anonymous NANOTECHNOLOGY Federal agencies are addressing SH&E questions related to nanotechnology in a sound manner, according to a report issued by the National Nanotechnology Advisory Panel established under the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NM) was last reviewed in 2005. In its report, "The National Nanotechnology Initiative: Second Assessment and Recommendations of the National Nanotechnology Advisory...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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