Building on a very successful symposium on Nanotechnology offered in 2005, the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) will host an Advancement in Coatings Series program on 'Nanotechnology in Coatings: Emerging Applications' in 2008.
A national team of scientists are embarking on one of the UK's largest ever research projects into photovoltaic solar energy. The £6.3 million PV-21 programme, led by experts at Durham University, will focus on making thin-film light absorbing cells for solar panels from sustainable and affordable materials.
String-like connections found between T-cells could be important to how HIV spreads between cells in the human immune system, according to new research published online today in Nature Cell Biology. The newly-discovered strands, named 'membrane nanotubes' by scientists, could help to explain how the HIV virus infects human immune cells so quickly and effectively.
The Nanoethics Group today announced that its co-founder, Dr. Fritz Allhoff, is scheduled to speak next week at the 'Nanotechnology Law & Commerce: Business at One-Billionth of a Meter' forum hosted by Chadbourne & Parke LLP on January 31 at the law firm's offices in New York City.
While the Nano car of Tatas' has taken the country by storm, it will be nanotechnology that promises to spur students of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). From April 1, nano-technology will be introduced as an optional subject for Class XI and Class XII students. There are around 12 lakh (one lakh is equal to a hundred thousand) students under CBSE.
The Georgia Institute of Science and Technology has sought 250 acres of land in order to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) focusing on research and industrial collaboration apart from the offshore campus that the institute is planning on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
The Rudd Government's budget axe will fall on the technology behind self-cleaning windows and stain-resistant clothes, after unions expressed concerns over the safety of the emerging field of nanotechnology.
Physics and astronomy in the UK is under threat and could face serious damage if the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s Delivery Plan is not put on ice until the Wakeham Review has had to time to report, according to the chief executive of the Institute of Physics.
There is an article over on the BBC News Magazine about the popularity of the word 'nano' in consumer products - latest example being the Tata Nano, the world's cheapest car rolled out in India this week.
The Interuniversity Microelectronic Center (IMEC), Europe's leading independent research center in the field of micro- and nanoelectronics as well as nanotechnology, has decided to establish a liaison office in Taiwan to further encourage exchanges with this country.
The University of Colorado at Boulder physics department will continue its Saturday Physics Series on Jan. 19 with an examination of some of the tools used in the nanotechnology field and where breakthroughs in the field may lead.