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New Research Finds Electrical Current in Plants - Clean Energy? - Via Why Don't You Try This?
Science & Tech  (tags: Interesting News, Science and Technology, Plant Research, Electricity, CO2 emissions, Nanotechnology, Energy Technology )

- 2006 days ago -
Stanford engineers have generated an electrical current by tapping into and siphoning off the electrons of individual algae cells using a gold nanoelectrode. This is carbon-free bioelectricity with no CO2 emissions, by-products are protons and oxygen.
Accidental Nanoparticle Discovery Could Hail Revolution in Manufacturing
Science & Tech  (tags: nanotechnology, nanotubes, discoveries, manufacturing, therapy )

- 2042 days ago -
A nanoparticle shaped like a spiky ball, with magnetic properties, has been uncovered in a new method of synthesizing carbon nanotubes by physicists at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Kent.
Nanotechnology Could Reduce Plant's Ability to Produce Food
Science & Tech  (tags: nanotechnology, soybean experiment, nanoparticles enter plans, unintended consequences, agricultural risk, human and environmental risk, longterm use of nanoparticles, Food and Water Watch, Project on Emerging Nanotechnology )

- 2368 days ago -
Longterm use of nanotechnology to affect everything from stain-resistant clothing to more efficient fuel could reduce a plant's ability to produce food, according to a study of soybeans at the University of California-Santa Barbara.
World's Smallest Wedding Rings: Interlocking Rings of DNA Visible Through Scanning Force Microscope
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, nanotechnology, Interlocking Rings, science )

- 2958 days ago -
DNA nanotechnology makes use of the ability of natural DNA strains' capacity for self asssembly. Prof. Alexander Heckel and his doctoral student Thorsten Schmidt of Goethe University were able to create two rings of DNA only 18 nanometers in size,........
Obsession With Nanotechnology Growth Stymies Regulators
Science & Tech  (tags: nanotechnology, nanoparticles, regulation of nanotechnology, unknown dangers of nanotechnology EPA, Toxic Substances Control Act, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies )

- 3340 days ago -
Today, the U.S. is at the fore of worldwide nano-innovation. But when it comes to regulations and laws that will protect consumers and workers from the potential hazards, the country lags badly behind many other nations.
Amid Nanotechnology's Dazzling Promise, Health Fears Grow
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, nanotechnology, health risks, science, research, NewTechnology )

- 3340 days ago -
Nano-titanium dioxide is so pervasive that the Environmental Working Group says it has calculated that close to 10,000 over-the-counter products use it in one form or another. Other public health specialists put the number even higher.
Nanotechnology Bringing Foods, Regulated or Not, to Grocery Near You
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, nanotechnology, nanotechnology and food, nano-foods )

- 3342 days ago -
For centuries, it was the cook and the heat of the fire that cajoled taste, texture, flavor and aroma from the pot. Today, that culinary voodoo is being crafted by white-coated scientists toiling in pristine labs, rearranging atoms into chemical particle
Tell USDA: Keep Nanotech OUT of Organic!-Take Action!
Science & Tech  (tags: nanotechnology, safety, science, health, organic, GeneticEngineering )

- 3502 days ago -
USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is voting on whether nanotechnology should be banned from use in Organic products. Thanks to your overwhelming outcry
Models Present New View Of Nanoscale Friction
Science & Tech  (tags: Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Friction, List of phases of matter, Nanorobotics, Materials science )

- 3720 days ago -
Current nanoscale friction theories are based on the idea that nanoscale surfaces are smooth, but, in reality, the surfaces resemble a mountain range, where each peak corresponds to an atom or a molecule.
Dust-Size "Crabs" Can Grab Living Cells (+VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: health, surgery, nanotechnology, study, NewTechnology )

In A Mirr
- 3763 days ago -
After being activated by heat, a crab-like microgripper demonstrates its grabbing skills on a blue bead. The size of a dust particle, the gripper could someday be used in biopsies and surgery, a January 2009 study says.
Nanotechnology -- the New Threat to Food
Science & Tech  (tags: genetic engineering, nanotechnology, food, humans, technology, world, scientists )

- 3849 days ago -
Following on from genetic engineering, nanotechnology represents the latest high technology attempt to infiltrate our food supply. Senior scientists have warned that nanotechnology, the manipulation of matter at the scale of atoms and molecules....
Nanowire 'Paper Towel' Designed to Clean Up Oil Spills
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, pollution, nanotechnology )

- 4004 days ago -
A mat of nanowires with the touch and feel of paper could be an important new tool in the cleanup of oil and other organic pollutants, scientists announced today.
Nanotechnology Can Bring Down Farm Production Costs
Science & Tech  (tags: nanotechnology, farming )

- 4043 days ago -
Nanotechnology can bring down farm production costs through precise and more efficient use of inputs. Even as biotechnology has begun displaying its prowess by facilitating the development of tailor-made products with specified genes, its complementary
Science & Tech  (tags: Breakthrough, Energy, Energy, Energy Solar, Nanotechnology, Renewable Energy, Solar )

- 4047 days ago -
A team of academics based at the University of Washington have announced an exciting breakthrough in dye-sensitized solar cell technology. Researchers studying solar cell configurations discovered that by using a design based on a popcorn ball (tiny spher
Artificial Photosynthesis Moves A Step Closer
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, environment, concept, design, nanotechnology, biomimetics, catalysis, nitrogen oxide, photosynthesis, water, renewable energy )

- 4069 days ago -
Artificial photosynthesis may decisively contribute to solving energy & climate problems, if researchers find a way to efficiently produce hydrogen with the aid of solar energy.However, the road to success is littered with obstacles.

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