Nanotechnology Expert to Present Nanomaterial Hazard Testing at Nanotoxicology Congress

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PETA International Science Consortium Ltd.’s nanotechnology expert will present a poster titled “A tiered-testing strategy for nanomaterial hazard assessment” at the 7th International Nanotoxicology Congress to be held April 23-26, 2014, in Antalya, Turkey. Dr. Monita Sharma will outline a strategy consistent with the 2007 report from the US National Academy of Sciences, “Toxicity Testing […]

High-performance, low-cost ultracapacitors built with graphene and carbon nanotubes

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By combining the powers of two single-atom-thick carbon structures, researchers at the George Washington University’s Micro-propulsion and Nanotechnology Laboratory have created a new ultracapacitor that is both high performance and low cost. The device, described in the Journal of Applied Physics, capitalizes on the synergy brought by mixing graphene flakes with single-walled carbon nanotubes, two […]

Nanotechnology Ahead: Mini-Robots May One Day Assemble Medical Devices Inside Your Body

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For some time now, scientists as well as science fiction writers have dreamed of nanotechnologies as an addition to the medical toolbox for helping patients to heal. New research published in Advanced Functional Materials provides some of the groundwork necessary to one day develop mini-robots that could perform delicate tasks inside your body. As the […]

USA = LABORATORY ASST

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LABORATORY ASST (TEMP) Responsibilities* The Michigan Nanotechnology Institute (MNIMBS) is looking for a temporary research laboratory assistant to work maximum of 30 hours/week (on average). Candidate will obtain an increasing understanding of the operations of a research lab and the importance of proper organization of materials and cleanliness required for experiments. This job involves cleaning, […]