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Researchers develop tool that 'sees' internal body details 1,000 times smaller

Doctors' quest to see what is happening inside a living body has been hampered by the limits on detecting tiny components of internal structures and events. Now a team of Stanford University School of Medicine researchers has developed a new type of imaging system that can illuminate tumors in living subjects-getting pictures with a precision of nearly one-trillionth of a meter.

Posted: Mar 31st, 2008

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Wie metallhaltige Nanopartikel Zellen stressen koennen

Jedes Jahr kuert die Fachzeitschrift Environmental Science and Technology aus mehr als 1200 Veroeffentlichungen die besten wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten in den Bereichen Umweltwissenschaften, Umwelttechnologie und Umweltpolitik. Dieses Jahr wurde eine Zusammenarbeit zwischen der Empa und der ETH Zuerich als beste Arbeit im Bereich Umweltwissenschaften ausgezeichnet.

Posted: Mar 31st, 2008

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Brown hosts regional bioengineering conference

Leading academics and practitioners from the northeast United States will discuss the latest advances in bioengineering research and nanotechnology at a conference hosted by Brown University April 4-6, 2008.

Posted: Mar 31st, 2008

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University professor talks small

University of Virginia professor Rosalyn Berne discusses her book 'NANOTALK: Meaning, Belief and Ethics in the Development of Nanotechnology' during the Virginia Festival of the Book.

Posted: Mar 31st, 2008

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