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Compact new algorithm allows powerful data analysis

A powerful computing tool that allows scientists to extract features and patterns from enormously large and complex sets of raw data has been developed by scientists at University of California, Davis, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Posted: Jan 8th, 2009

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Food and Drug Law Institute sponsors major conference on Nanotechnology Law, Regulation and Policy

At the 2nd Annual Conference on Nanotechnology Law, Regulation and Policy, February 18-199, 2009 in Washington, D.C., food and drug industry representatives will find out what's happening internationally on nanotech regulation, how venture capitalists look at the future of nanotechnology and what the leading corporations, scientific laboratories and academic centers are focusing on in this dynamic field.

Posted: Jan 7th, 2009

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Microswimmers make a big splash for improved drug delivery

They may never pose a challenge to Olympic superstar Michael Phelps, but the 'microswimmers' developed by researchers in Spain and the United Kingdom could break a long-standing barrier to improving delivery of medications for cancer and other diseases.

Posted: Jan 7th, 2009

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A miniature synchrotron for your home lab

Today, at the 39th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics, Ronald Ruth, president of Lyncean Technologies, announced that the Compact Light Source has started delivering on this promise by achieving three key milestones using its unique x-ray beam.

Posted: Jan 7th, 2009

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ISO published new nanotechnology safety report for handling nanomaterials

EngineersISO has just published new ISO/TR 12885:2008, Health and safety practices in occupational settings relevant to nanotechnologies, which focuses on the manufacture and use of engineered nanomaterials. The Technical Report is based on current information about nanotechnology, including characterization, health effects, exposure assessments, and control practices.

Posted: Jan 6th, 2009

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Cutting-edge rapid prototyping works with nanopowders

A prototype of a cutting-edge 'three-dimensional printer', a Rapid Prototyping (RP) device, has been successfully developed by the group led by the Distinguished Professor Sen-Yung Lee of the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.

Posted: Jan 5th, 2009

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