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Solid State Technology
Small businesses can opt to outsource human resources and employee services
The fast changing world of micro and nanotechnology development demands that its businesses focus on their core products and services.
Casual investors will chase the next trend but the stalwart will stick with nano
Being a numbers person, I’m always looking for meaning in data. The recent IBF Nanotech Investing Forum in California provided new information that begs some analysis.
How to minimize risk of losing patent rights if products are used in public or offered for sale
When an invention appears potentially patentable, the inventor should consult with a patent attorney without delay.
A look at nanotech from many perspectives and professions
The nanoworld is a baffling place. With nanoscience still in its infancy, much of how matter works - or doesn’t work - at the nanoscale remains a mystery.
Letter To The Editor
Column, web site ignore Canada’s advancements
After reading Patti Glaza’s column, “Oh Canada! Sing your praises for your nanotech successes” I came away disappointed.
Letter From The Editor
I suspect no one in the nanotech community is thanking disgraced stem cell researcher Hwang Woo Suk for duping the world about his breakthroughs in cloning.
Global conference explores strategies for risk governance
This July, delegates to an international conference will meet in Geneva, Switzerland, to consider recommendations aimed at improving the risk governance of nanotechnology.
BASF sets aside $221 million for nano R&D, opens Asian center
BASF, the world’s largest chemical company, is devoting $221 million to nano-technology research and development between 2006 and 2008.
Nanobatteries power China’s energy drive
Other applications could benefit from same dynamic
U.S. envoy for nano at home, abroad
Last fall, Clayton Teague sat under fire as members of Congress peppered him with questions about nanotechnology’s potential for a big oops: nano-based materials or products that could harm people or the environment.
We show you the money
2006 compensation survey reveals salary, benefits trends
Sony sends AIBO to the pound
Doggone. AIBO, the robotic dog that barks, plays fetch and follows commands, is being discontinued.
From The Front
Patenting in a global economy
Making the various patent systems of the world work more effectively together is a perennial concern.
Bike team’s success rides on nano-based frame
Team Phonak has a message for the other cyclists racing in the Tour de France this summer: Eat our dust.
A MEMS-based cell manipulator, a pilot test for an energy grid monitor and more
Air mouse threatens to replace TV remotes
Startup expects to sign deals for Loop, navigation system
Download a PDF of Equity and debt financing.
NIST measures its worth with assessment project
On Jan. 19, a mix of industrial, government and academic researchers and officials gathered on the campus of Rice University in Houston to discuss one of the stumbling blocks facing nanobiotechnology.
They’re all different
Engineered nanoparticles appear in a variety of shapes, and their size, shape and composition affect how they behave.
EPA considers program to report voluntarily on nanomaterials
On the principle that it should understand something before it tries to regulate it, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering a proposal to encourage companies to volunteer information about nanomaterials that they manufacture or use in their products.
Nano’s all dressed up with nowhere to go
VC funding hits high but no IPO party yet
Particle size matters
Studies fail to include basics for assessing toxicity