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Huge Advance in Realizing Potential of cryo-EM for Atomic Resolution Imaging

Huge Advance in Realizing Potential of cryo-EM for Atomic Resolution Imaging

In a recent article in (Li X. et. al. Nature Methods advance online publication, 5 May 2013 doi:10.1038/nmeth.2472) researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) report on the use of a breakthrough new camera and associated methods in the near-atomic-resolution reconstruction of the 700 kDa 20S proteasome protein complex using single particle cryo electron microscopy (cryo-EM). [More]
Nanomaterials Can Cause Lung Inflammation and Damage

Nanomaterials Can Cause Lung Inflammation and Damage

A consortium of scientists from across the country has found that breathing ultrafine particles from a large family of materials that increasingly are found in a host of household and commercial products, from sunscreens to the ink in copy machines to super-strong but lightweight sporting equipment, can cause lung inflammation and damage. [More]
Innovative Partnership to Help Students Prepare for New York’s Growing Nanotechnology Industry

Innovative Partnership to Help Students Prepare for New York’s Growing Nanotechnology Industry

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new innovative partnership between Tech Valley High School® (TVHS) and the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) to better prepare students for New York’s growing nanotechnology industry and building a world-class nanotechnology workforce to support the growing industry in New York. Under the new partnership, TVHS will locate at CNSE’s Albany NanoTech Complex at the conclusion of its current lease and collaborate with CNSE on coordinated educational, training, and outreach initiatives targeting the 21st century disciplines of nanoscale science and engineering. [More]
Spaces Remain for the QNano Second Modelling Training School on the 27th March 2013 in Edinburgh, UK.

Spaces Remain for the QNano Second Modelling Training School on the 27th March 2013 in Edinburgh, UK.

The next Modelling Training School funded under FP7 project QNano will take place on the 27th March 2013 at the Edinburgh Training & Conference Venue (ETCV), St. Mary’s Street, Edinburgh, UK. The school is free to attend and a limited number of attendance spaces remain available. [More]
CNSE Graduate Students to Further Education and Career in Empire State

CNSE Graduate Students to Further Education and Career in Empire State

Further supporting Governor Andrew Cuomo’s vision for building a world-class nanotechnology workforce to enable high-tech economic growth across New York, the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany (UAlbany) today announced that three-quarters of its newest graduating class will pursue educational and career opportunities in the Empire State following commencement ceremonies this weekend. [More]
BASF's Dialog Forum Nano Publishes Report on Transparent Communication About Nanomaterials

BASF's Dialog Forum Nano Publishes Report on Transparent Communication About Nanomaterials

BASF's Dialog Forum Nano is presenting its final report for the dialog phase 2011/2012 today, November 22, in Berlin. [More]

NanoSight Joins EU List of Nanomaterial Analysis Methods

NanoSight, providers of unique nanoparticle tracking analysis technology (NTA) welcomes the publication of the European Commission report listing methods currently available for measurement of Nanomaterials, as defin... [More]

NanoSight to Hold Webinar Next Week on the EU Definition of Nanomaterials

NanoSight, providers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, will host a webinar update on Wednesday 14th November to discuss the impact of recent EU and JRC publications on the EU's nanomaterial definition. ... [More]
Canada's First ISO Standard on Nanotechnologies to Ensure Safety in Workplaces

Canada's First ISO Standard on Nanotechnologies to Ensure Safety in Workplaces

CSA Group, a leading standards development, testing and certification organization officially announces Canada's first adopted International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard on nanotechnologies. [More]
Research Team Creates Thin Film Polymer Metamaterial for Varied Applications

Research Team Creates Thin Film Polymer Metamaterial for Varied Applications

Materials scientists at Rice University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created very thin color-changing films that may serve as part of inexpensive sensors for food spoilage or security, multiband optical elements in laser-driven systems and even as part of high-contrast displays. [More]