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Nanotechnology Research at the NanoTumor Center

The NanoTumor Center was established in 2005. In that year, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) started a $144 million effort involving eight cooperative programs with universities in the United States [more…]

Nanotechnology Research Lab: The Molecular Foundry

The Molecular Foundry’s stated mission is “providing support to researchers from around the world whose work can benefit from or contribute to nanoscience.” The lab offers this support in the form of access [more…]

Nanotechnology Research Lab: Nanomedicine Center for Nucleoprotein Machines

Some of the nanotechnology rsearch in medicine focuses on treating symptoms of diseases, not the underlying genetic causes. The Nanomedicine Center for Nucleoprotein Machines [more…]

Nanotechnology Research at the London Centre for Nanotechnology

The London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) was founded in 2003 as a partnership between University College London and Imperial College London. LCN emphasizes that they are the only such facility located [more…]

Research at Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility

Located at Cornell University, the Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF) is part of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network [more…]

Nanotechnology Research at HP Labs

Do some corporations perform internal nanotechnology research? You bet they do. One example is HP Labs, part of Hewlett Packard, the printer and computer giant. Their lab was set up in 1966 when the founders [more…]

Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology

The Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT) is funded by the National Science Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency, which jointly came up with [more…]

Nanotechnology Research Lab in Australia

The Australian Research Council has established the ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials (ARCCFN) to promote and encourage nanotechnology research on the Australian continent. With headquarters [more…]

Nanotechnology Research into Energy Production

The Center for Atomic Level Catalyst Design focuses on use of nanotechnology to improve catalysts to reduce the cost — environmental and economic — of producing energy. [more…]

Nanotechnology Research atCalifornia NanoSystems Institute

The UCLA nanotechnology research center, California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), was set up in 2000 as part of a California initiative that created four Institutes for Science and Innovation. One of their [more…]

The Applications of Nanosensors

Much of the potential of nanotechnology is well into the future and sound a little Trekkie, but not in the case of sensors. In fact, manufacturers are currently using nanomaterials to build sensors in [more…]


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