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NIST and UAlbany NanoCollege sign partnership agreement

The landmark agreement will create the first-ever partnership between the federal government and University of Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) and will bring federal research expertise and resources to the nanoscale campus.

Posted: Apr 22nd, 2008

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Monash University plans $45m nanofabrication center

Monash has signed an agreement with the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) which will see a $45 million purpose-built facility known as the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (MCN) developed next to the Clayton campus.

Posted: Apr 22nd, 2008

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Green gel

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have now developed a new strategy for the formation of hybrid materials from synthetic polymers and proteins.

Posted: Apr 21st, 2008

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Basics and applications of particle characterizations

Basics and Applications of Particle Characterizations is one of eight short courses that the American Filtration and Separation Society will be offering during its 21st Annual Conference being held May 19-22 in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

Posted: Apr 21st, 2008

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US lags far behind Europe in nanotechnology risk research

A new analysis indicates that European nations are investing nearly twice as much as the U.S. in research primarily aimed at addressing the potential risks of nanotechnology. The analysis also highlights a substantial over-inflation of the federal government?s nanotechnology risk-research investment figures for the U.S.

Posted: Apr 21st, 2008

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