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Dr. Sumio Iijima Awarded 2007 Balzan Prize for Nanoscience

Dr. Sumio Iijima was today awarded with the 2007 Balzan Prize for Nanoscience for his discovery of carbon nanotubes, and in particular the discovery of single walled carbon nanotubes and the study of their properties, by the International Balzan Prize Foundation.

Posted: Nov 23rd, 2007

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Nanotechnological magnets will bring smaller and more powerful hard disks

The Institute of Materials and Reagents of the Universty of Havana, with the contribution of the Technical University of Vienna and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil are carrying out a micro-structural study of two types of magnetic materials: Magnetically hard materials with submicronic micro-structure and nano-particulate systems with supersoft magnetic or superparamagnetic response.

Posted: Nov 22nd, 2007

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Hazard assessment for nanoparticles - report from an interdisciplinary workshop

The current November 2007 edition of Environmental Health Perspectives carries a Meeting Report: Hazard Assessment for Nanoparticles—Report from an Interdisciplinary Workshop that present the findings from a nanotoxicology workshop held April 6-7, 2006 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.

Posted: Nov 22nd, 2007

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