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The Future of Nanomaterials

The DC-based research and consulting firm Social Technologies recently released a series of 12 briefs that shed light on the top areas for technology innovation through 2025. The brief on 'nanomaterials,' by futurist Peter von Stackelberg, is the fourth trend in the series.

Posted: Dec 28th, 2007

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Dry machining enhanced by superhard nanocomposites

For dry machining, high hardness and high oxidation-resistance are both important. That's why superhard nanocomposites, which represent a new, advanced generation of wear protective coatings boosting such advantages as high hardness and high oxidation, are important to dry machining.

Posted: Dec 27th, 2007

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Cornell joins solar energy consortium

On Dec. 4, U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-22nd District), announced that Cornell will be one of five universities joining New York State’s Solar Energy Consortium, which he helped create.

Posted: Dec 26th, 2007

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Nanotechnology pioneer Ferrari test-launching multi-stage drug delivery system

Nanomedicine pioneer Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D., and colleagues at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have developed a new way to get intravenous agents for cancer and other diseases to the parts of the body where they’re needed most and to reduce the amount that goes to others areas where unintended injury can occur.

Posted: Dec 26th, 2007

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NDSCS scheduled to receive nanotechnology funds

More than $1 million will go toward the NDSCS Nanoscience Technology program, which can provide unique opportunities to its students that will meet the current needs of business and industry in North Dakota and around the nation.

Posted: Dec 26th, 2007

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VSLI 2008 to highlight advancements and future of multi core processor systems

The organizers of International VLSI Conference have announced an international Student Conference providing an opportunity for 2000 Student delegates to participate and to interact with leading VLSI and Embedded Systems Architects, Technology experts and, to take part in a series of technology and product presentations at the 2 International Conference on VLSI Design and 7th International Conference on Embedded Systems.

Posted: Dec 25th, 2007

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