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Scientists discover fluorescence in key marine creature

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have discovered fluorescent-light emitting features in an evolutionarily important marine organism and say such a capacity may be much more prevalent across the animal kingdom than previously believed.

Posted: Oct 30th, 2007

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Rice University nanotechnology expert to give testimony

Vicki Colvin, director of Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, will testify before the House Science Committee at its hearing on Research on Environmental and Safety Impacts of Nanotechnology Oct. 31.

Posted: Oct 30th, 2007

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Evolution in the nanoworld

The observation of molecular organization at surfaces may lead to further insight of how simple, inanimate molecules can build up biological entities of increasing structural and functional complexity, such as membranes, cells, leaves, trees, etc.

Posted: Oct 30th, 2007

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CATRENE program to succeed MEDEA+ as European nanoelectronics R&D champion

MEDEA+, the EUREKA pan-European Programme for advanced co-operative Research and Development in Microelectronics, announced details of the new EUREKA programme called CATRENE (Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe on NanoElectronics) that will take up the challenge of increasing Europe's strength in micro- and nanoelectronics after the highly successful MEDEA+ programme reaches its conclusion in 2008.

Posted: Oct 29th, 2007

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