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International nanosafety drive launched

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has brought countries together to pool their resources and test the human health and environmental safety of several nanomaterials that are already in use.

Posted: Apr 29th, 2008

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Can gold help cure cancer?

Can gold be used in curing cancer? A report that appeared in The Washington Post says gold particles can help fight cancer.

Posted: Apr 29th, 2008

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Nanoparticulate barrier films give OLEDs best protection from moisture and oxygen

A breakthrough barrier technology from Singapore A*STAR?s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) protects sensitive devices like organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and solar cells from moisture 1000 times more effectively than any other technology available in the market, opening up new opportunities for the up-and-coming plastic electronics sector.

Posted: Apr 28th, 2008

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UW-Madison nano research mixes with art, coffee

In May, 14 striking, larger-than-life photographic prints that are both comfortingly organic and starkly abstract will enable patrons of Mother Fool's Coffeehouse in Madison to visualize a scientific world that's rarely seen outside the laboratory.

Posted: Apr 28th, 2008

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'Sticky nanotubes' hold key to future technologies

Researchers at Purdue University are the first to precisely measure the forces required to peel tiny nanotubes off of other materials, opening up the possibility of creating standards for nano-manufacturing and harnessing a gecko's ability to walk up walls.

Posted: Apr 28th, 2008

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