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From clean water to detecting ailments, nanotech holds key
Times of India, January 4, 2011.

Japanese scientists produce artificial palladium
By Grant Banks, Gizmag, January 3, 2011.

Cuban scientists use nanotechnology to fight cancer
By Zhang Xiang, Xinhua, December 27, 2010.

The world's smallest periodic table has been etched onto a human hair
By Adam Frucci, Dvice, December 21, 2010.

World's Smallest Battery with Anodes Built from a Single Nanowire
By Dexter Johnson, IEEE Spectrum, December 10, 2010.

Nanotechnology could unlock secret of youthful skin
OneIndia, November 22, 2010.

Nanotechnology applications could be Israel’s next move
By David Shamah, Jerusalem Post, November 8, 2010.

50 ideas to change science forever: Nanotechnology
By Markus Aspelmeyer, New Scientist, October 20, 2010.

Soon, a national regulatory framework for nanotechnology
Times of India, October 15, 2010.

Invisible plane? Just give me speed, says Boeing boss
By Rohin Dharmakumar, Sydney Morning Herald, September 24, 2010.

Scientists see risks and benefits in nano foods
By Kate Kelland, Reuters, September 15, 2010.

Nano-skin may let amputees feel again
By Michael Edwards, ABC News, September 13, 2010.

New York state plans to spend $28 million to create nanotechnology lab in Salina
By Rick Moriarty, The Post-Standard, September 9, 2010.

Nano technology could cool the heat from server farms
CNN, September 7, 2010.

Fleet of robots designed to clean up oil
By Lori Kozlowski, Los Angeles Times, September 4, 2010.

Get ready for a world of nanotechnology
By Thomas Barfield, Guardian, September 2, 2010.

Shasun inks JV with U.S.-based nanoparticle Biochem
The Hindu, August 31, 2010.

Study: Super-Strong Buildings May Contain Hidden Risks
By Gwyneth K. Shaw, New Haven Independent, August 20, 2010.

Sunscreens may become transparent
Sydney Morning Herald, August 17, 2010.

Artificial meat 'made in a giant vat' could solve global food shortage
By Andy Bloxham, Telegraph, August 16, 2010.

Nano drives improve displays
By Pallab Chatterjee, Electronics Design, Strategy, News, August 12, 2010.

Nano technology existed since 500 BC, says Kulkarni
By Snehlata Shrivastav, Times of India, August 10, 2010.

New Flexible Cellulose Aerogel is Both a Magnetic Sponge and a Super-Strong 'Nanopaper'
By Clay Dillow, Popular Science, August 9, 2010.

'Beam pen' may produce more powerful processors
MSNBC, August 2, 2010.

Vaccine patch could come in mail: scientist
CBC, July 27, 2010.

Oregon first in solar nanotechnology
UPI, July 21, 2010.

A Magnetic Remote Control That Can Rewind a Worm's Wriggle
By Ferris Jabr, Scientific American, July 19, 2010.

Promise and perils of a small new world: nanotechnology
By Derek Parker, The Australian, July 17, 2010.

Arsenic may help treat breast cancer
UPI, July 15, 2010.

Wound Dressing Uses Medical Nanotechnology to Detect, Treat Infection
By J.M. Graham, MedHealthWorld, July 12, 2010.

Magnetic Nanoparticles Can Be Used to Charge Neurons And Control Your Behavior, Study Says
By Rebecca Boyle, Popular Science, July 8, 2010.

A new nanotechnology for cardiovascular patients
By Eugene Nikitenko, Voice of Russia, July 5, 2010.

Blacksburg company's focus on tiny products yields big idea
By Duncan Adams, Roanoke Times, June 30, 2010.

Scientists Describe MIP Nanotube Technology as Basis for Diagnostics Platform
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, June 28, 2010.

EU and China to work together on food nanotechnology
Food and Beverage News, June 25, 2010.

Plastic solar cells lifespan extended to 8 months
Hindustan Times, June 22, 2010.

Scientists hike battery energy capacity
UPI, June 21, 2010.

Are Nanoparticles a Health Hazard?
By Rohin Dharmakumar, Forbes India, June 14, 2010.

Butterflies may hold key to more secure bank cards
CBC, June 2, 2010.

Scientist attempt to make test-tube gut
BBC, June 1, 2010.

Nanotechnology set to lead obesity battle
By Binsal Abdul Kader and Samihah Zaman, Gulf News, May 29, 2010.

Russia Takes a Big Step Into Technology
By Andrew E. Kramer, New York Times, May 25, 2010.

Seven atom transistor sets the pace for future PCs
BBC, May 24, 2010.

How safe is nanotechnology?
By Anne Zammit, Times of Malta, May 23, 2010.

One day your pants may power up your iPod
By Tiffany Hsu, LA Times, May 20, 2010.

DNA robots pave way for microscopic factories
By Matt Liebowitz, MSNBC, May 12, 2010.

Fiber optics may replace semiconductors
UPI, May 5, 2010.

Nanoscience may help cancer researchers
UPI, May 3, 2010.

Nanotechnology gaining momentum
By Oleg Nekhai, Voice of Russia, April 30, 2010.

Modern workplaces are health risks for workers: ILO
The Hindu, April 28, 2010.

Nanodevice Powered by Motion
By Eric Bland, ABC, April 25, 2010.

Nanopatch tipped to replace syringe
By David Barbeler, Sydney Morning Herald, April 24, 2010.

Univ project: A watch to alert diabetics on insulin level
Times of India, April 17, 2010.

GM viruses offer hope of future where energy is unlimited
By Steve Connor, The Independent, April 13, 2010.

Blood enzyme breaks down carbon nanotubes
UPI, April 8, 2010.

Scientists Build World’s Smallest Superconductor
By Smriti Rao, CBS, April 6, 2010.

Nanotechnology can help India ensure food security: Scientist
Thaindian News, April 1, 2010.

Nano DNA system may deliver medicines
UPI, March 22, 2010.

RavenBrick's window filters could cut building's energy use by 40%
By Margaret Jackson, Denver Post, March 20, 2010.

Regulation only skin deep
By Lee Rhiannon, Sydney Morning Herald, March 14, 2010.

U.S. researchers discover how electricity moves through cells
Xinhua, March 13, 2010.

Cotton that conducts electricity created
UPI, March 10, 2010.

New nanotechnology sensor array unveiled
UPI, March 10, 2010.

Nanoparticles target specific cancer cells
UPI, March 8, 2010.

Some nano-sunscreens 'come at a cost'
By Anna Salleh, ABC, March 8, 2010.

Nanotechnology: A lifeline for drying pharma pipelines?
By Jamie C. Oliver, Pharma Tech Magazine, March 1, 2010.

Nanotechnology approach may fight problems linked to chemo
The Hindu, February 26, 2010.

Nanotechnology may tap into your mind
By Annabel McGilvray, ABC, February 25, 2010.

Nanotechnology could help Arab world
UPI, February 24, 2010.

Nanotechnology may help turn fabrics, paper into lightweight batteries
The Hindu, February 21, 2010.

Report highlights nanotech retreat
By Cheryl Jones, The Australian, February 17, 2010.

In Recession, States Bet On Nanotech
By Alex Halperin, New Haven Independent, February 15, 2010.

New CSIRO sensor technology will let you ask a computer to find lost objects
By Greg Thom,, February 11, 2010.

Nanobubbles may kill cancer cells, say scientists
By Kangna Agarwal, Med Guru, February 6, 2010.

Russia Plans to Promote Technology Innovations
By Andrew E. Kramer, New York Times, February 4, 2010.

Nanotech to cure diseases by entering patients' DNA
Times of India, January 31, 2010.

True blue 'smart' fabric more than just a high-tech yarn
By Rachel Wells, The Age, January 31, 2010.

MSU researchers giving nano edge to polyester
By Darshana Chaturvedi, Times of India, January 28, 2010.

Nanotechnology to make buildings cooler
By Anna Salleh, ABC, January 21, 2010.

Under the weather? Just swallow a doctor
By Steve Connor, The Independent, January 18, 2010.

Business seeks to address ‘grey goo’ fears
By Jonathan Guthrie, Financial Times, January 13, 2010.

Peers criticise food industry secrecy on nanotechnology
By Rebecca Smithers, Guardian, January 8, 2010.

Chief scientist says GM and nanotechnology should be part of modern agriculture
By Louise Gray, Telegraph, January 6, 2010.

Human trials of artificial artery
BBC, January 3, 2010.

Small Talk
By Proyashi Barua, Xinhua, December 28, 2009.

LU to hold meet on nanotechnology
Times of India, December 20, 2009.

'Star Trek' gadget to detect cancer
By Richard Alleyne, Telegraph, December 14, 2009.

Ayurvedic bhasma oldest form of nanotechnology: BARC prof
Times of India, December 14, 2009.

Charotar varsity gets grant to develop smart nanomagnetic fluid
Times of India, December 4, 2009.

Nanotechnology Offers Some Solutions to Climate Change
By Rosanne Skirble, Voice of America, December 3, 2009.

'Big cosmetics' hiding use of nanoparticles in make-up
By Daniella Miletic, The Age, November 24, 2009.

Researchers Discover Defective Nanotubes Are Better for Energy Storage
By Shane McGlaun, Daily Tech, November 22, 2009.

Nanoparticles can damage DNA at a distance -study
By Ben Hirschler, Reuters, November 5, 2009.

Singapore institute creates photochromic contact lens
By Anne Tang, Xinhua, November 3, 2009.

Nine-year project yields nanotube breakthrough at Rice
By Casey Wooten, Houston Business Journal, November 2, 2009.

Nanotechnology: A risky frontier?
By Thomas Lee, Minneapolis Star Tribune, November 1, 2009.

Storm in a teacup: French use space-age nanotechnology to solve problem of dripping pot
By Neil Sears, Daily Mail, October 29, 2009.

New evidence for toxic effects of inhaled nanotubes
By Hayley Birch, Chemistry World, October 25, 2009.

Nanotechnology: Danger in Tiny Particles?
By Christoph Seidler, Business Week, October 23, 2009.

Is Nanotechnology Dangerous?
By Christoph Seidler, Spiegel, October 22, 2009.

Argonne to expand nanotechnology research
UPI, October 21, 2009.

Russians position for nanotech future
By Richard Tyler, Daily Telegraph, October 19, 2009.

Nano safety equipment may not be adequate
UPI, October 14, 2009.

Nanotechnology used in biofuel processing
UPI, October 12, 2009.

Singapore, France tie up for nanotechnologies research
By Li Xianzhi, Xinhua, October 7, 2009.

Nanomaterials Under Study by the E.P.A.
By Cornelia Dean, New York Times, September 29, 2009.

Microchip uses nanotechnology to detect cancer
CBC, September 29, 2009.

Big Energy Funding for Tiny Technology
By John Collins Rudolf, New York Times, September 24, 2009.

Tiny technologies could produce big energy solutions
By Elizabeth Landau, CNN, September 22, 2009.

Obama unveils innovation strategy
UPI, September 21, 2009.

Illinois rough on start-ups
By Greg Burns, Chicago Tribune, September 21, 2009.

Nanotechnology method folds DNA segments
UPI, September 17, 2009.

NorTech Transitions Nano-Network Initiative to PolymerOhio
Reuters, September 15, 2009.

Nanosensor breathalyser for diagnosing lung cancer
By R. Prasad, Hindu, September 3, 2009.

Deaths, lung damage linked to nanoparticles in China
By Tan Ee Lyn, Reuters, August 19, 2009.

Ultra-tiny 'bees' target tumors
By Elizabeth Landau, CNN, August 18, 2009.

DNA 'organises itself' on silicon
BBC, August 17, 2009.

IBM uses DNA to make next-gen microchips
By Clare Baldwin, Reuters, August 16, 2009.

'Nanotechnology can work wonders'
Times of India, August 15, 2009.

Nanotechnology: Scientists create miniature machine parts from DNA
Guardian, August 7, 2009.

Nanotech gene therapy kills ovarian cancer in mice
By Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters, July 30, 2009.

Smaller Faster Mass Spec using Nanotechnology
By Paul Hamaker, Washington Examiner, July 28, 2009.

Food scientists are hoping for big things from small particles
By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Boston Globe, July 27, 2009.

Samsung, Hynix Ahead in Chip Nanotechnology
By Kim Yoo-chul, Korea Times, June 21, 2009.

Iran Regional Leader For Nanotechnology
Turkish Weekly, July 21, 2009.

Spain, Portugal open nanotechnology research center
By Andrei Khalip, Reuters, July 17, 2009.

Collaborating for Profits in Nanotechnology
By James Flanigan, New York Times, July 15, 2009.

Sunscreen health alarm
By Kelly Burke, The Age, July 13, 2009.

Norman company SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. garners $3M for research
By Debbie Blossom, News OK, July 8, 2009.

Nanotechnology, an answer to global economic crisis
By Ramani Kangaraarachchi, Daily News, July 1, 2009.

It's tough to make big bucks with tiny technology
By Thomas Lee, Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 28, 2009.

Four Oklahoma researchers attain nanotechnology grants
News OK, June 25, 2009.

HK lays firm foundation in biotechnology and nanotechnology
By Deng Sasha, Xinhua, June 22, 2009.

A promising niche for nanotech
By Thomas Lee, Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 21, 2009.

Nanoceuticals in nutritional supplements: are they safe?
By Deborah Mitchell, Examiner, June 18, 2009.

Singapore scientists make new progress in nanotechnology
By Wang Hongjiang, Xinhua, June 15, 2009.

Green groups raise nanotechnology fears
By Simon Lauder, ABC News, June 12, 2009.

Advancing the safety of nanotechnology
By Meg Marquardt, Examiner, June 11, 2009.

Giving New Meaning to ‘Electric Avenue’
By John Lorinc, New York Times, June 10, 2009.

Harnessing India's Technological Potential
By Rajeev Mantri, Wall Street Journal, May 29, 2009.

Feds give $3.5M boost to make Alberta nanotechnology leader
By Alyssa Noel, Edmonton Sun, May 21, 2009.

Looking for a nano-needle in an environmental haystack
By Mary Spiro, Examiner, May 20, 2009.

Chemical industry,officials to work for more safety
By Jonathan Lynn, Reuters, May 15, 2009.

Nanocantilevers eliminate transducers
UPI, April 27, 2009.

No needles in a nano universe
By Graeme O'Neill and Deborah Smith, Brisbane Times, April 23, 2009.

CU breakthrough could shrink computer chips
By Bill Scanlon, Vail Daily, April 20, 2009.

Australia union warns of nanotech health risks
By Rob Taylor, Reuters, April 14, 2009.

Unions call for action to oversee nanotechnology
By Dan Harrison, The Age, April 14, 2009.

Researchers look to make 'messy' nanotech production 'clean and green'
By Sara Goodman, New York Times, April 13, 2009.

Nanotechnology, Mesh networking future of Sri Lankan software
Sunday Times, April 12, 2009.

Cal team uses puppets to demystify nanotech
By David Perlman, San Francisco Chronicle, April 8, 2009.

Researchers use nanotech to fight drug addiction, cancer
By Sharon Gaudin, Computerworld, April 6, 2009.

Fears nanotechnology rules not tough enough
By Rachael Brown, ABC, March 28, 2009.

Nanotechnology may have found its Henry Ford
By Jesse Emspak, Christian Science Monitor, March 27, 2009.

Nanotechnology boon for defence sector
Times of India, March 23, 2009.

NCKU to investigate health threats of nanotechnology
By Flora Wang, Taipei Times, March 23, 2009.

Good things are coming in very small packages
By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, Jerusalem Post, March 22, 2009.

UPI NewsTrack Health and Science News
UPI, March 17, 2009.

IIT-M files patent for 2 applications of nanotechnology
Times of India, March 14, 2009.

FDA to speed nanomedical product creation
UPI, March 10, 2009.

Experts use nanotech to deliver anti-cancer genes
By Ben Hirschler, Reuters, March 10, 2009.

UMass-Lowell shelves science center project
By Peter Schworm, Boston Globe, March 7, 2009.

UCSF makes nanotechnology breakthrough
By Terry McSweeney, ABC, March 5, 2009.

Preying On a Tumor's Weakness with Nanotechnology to Fight Cancer
By Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American, March 3, 2009.

Healthbeat Report: The Small Wonder
By Sylvia Perez and Christine Tressel, ABC News, Feb. 27, 2009.

Warnings issued on nanotechnology
By Eric Berger, Houston Chronicle, Feb. 25, 2009.

Top 10 Uses of NanoTechnology in Food
Environmental Leader, Feb. 24, 2009.

Can Cell Phones Tell if You're Sick? They May
By Mariella Moon, PC Mag, Feb. 24, 2009.

Nanotechnology may save us, but not without help
By Max Lu, ABC News, Feb. 23, 2009.

LCCC, CSU form partnership: Sensor, nanotechnology center to be located on Elyria campus
By Alan Ingram, Morning Journal, Feb. 20, 2009.

Scientists make advances on "nano" electronics
By Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters, Feb. 19, 2009.

Nanotechnology improves gas barrier film properties
By Mark Lewis, Plastics and Rubber Weekly, Feb. 17, 2009.

Nanotechnology could customize future cancer drug delivery
By Melissa Suran, Medill Reports, Feb. 16, 2009.

New science could defeat food crises
By Gaby Hinsliff, The Guardian, Feb. 8, 2009.

Nanotechnology will benefit Indonesian people: Scientists
By Irawaty Wardany, The Jakarta Post, Jan. 27, 2009.

Nanotechnology discoveries promise self-powered devices
By Forler Massnick, The Examiner, Jan. 21, 2009.

Governing the risk of nanotechnology in food and cosmetics
By Michael Berger, Nano Werk, Jan. 20, 2009.

Swallowing a nanotechnology pill
By Michael Berger, Nano Werk, Jan. 19, 2009.

House introduces nanotech bill
By Trudy Walsh, Government Computer News, Jan. 16, 2009.

EPA releases nanotechnology NMSP interim report
Nano Werk, Jan. 13, 2009.

Researchers make synthetic HDL cholesterol -study
By Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters, Jan. 12, 2009.

Nano-welding facilitates bottom-up nanotechnology fabrication
By Michael Berger, Nano Werk, Jan. 12, 2009.

Nanotechnology puts your nose on a carbon nanotube
By Michael Berger, Nano Werk, Jan. 8, 2009.

Local officials: Nano site should remain top priority
By Elizabeth Cooper, Utica Observer-Dispatch, Jan. 7, 2009.

Nanotechnology to be applied to food safety
By Meg Marquardt, Omaha Science Examiner, Dec. 31, 2008.

Report calls government study of nano risk sketchy
By Bernadette Tansey, San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 11, 2008.

U.S. nanotechnology plans fall short: report
By Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters, Dec. 10, 2008.

Nanotechnology can fight cancer, expert
By Swati Shinde, The Times of India, Dec. 8, 2008.

Russia's nanotechnology crash program
Nano Werk, Dec. 5, 2008.

New Products Bring Side Effect: Nanophobia
By Natasha Singer, New York Times, Dec. 3, 2008.

Peptide nanotubes for highly sensitive pathogen sensors chips
Nano Werk, Dec. 2, 2008.

Artificial nano swimmers
Nano Werk, Dec. 1, 2008.

Looking ahead to tiny technology
BBC, Aug. 15, 2008.

Invisible secret is found at last
The Sun, Aug. 11, 2008.

It's a small, small world
By Karen Youso, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Aug. 5, 2008.

Nano-foods: The next consumer scare?
By Barbara Liston, Reuters India, July 30, 2008.

Whether nanotechnology is an environmental friend or foe remains unclear
By Jessica Knoblauch, Plenty Magazine, July 17, 2008.

NY Gov: IBM to invest $1.5 bln in nanotechnology
By Joan Gralla, Reuters, July 15, 2008.

Nanotech regulation under the spotlight
By Anna Salleh, ABC Online, July 12, 2008.

Safety Studies on Nanoparticles Lag Behind Technology
By Eviana Hartman, Washington Post, June 1, 2008.

EU to Pace Nanotechnology
By Matthew Dalton, Wall Street Journal, May 29, 2008.

Australian, Chinese researchers make breakthrough in renewable energy materials
Xinhua, May 29, 2008.

Carbon nanotubes may be as harmful as asbestos
By Ann Fernholm, San Francisco Chronicle, May 21, 2008.

Safeguard on nanotechnology
Christian Science Monitor, May 20, 2008.

Big Debate Over Small Science
By Lee Dye, ABC News, Feb. 27 2008.

I.B.M. Hits Milestone in Nanotechnology
By Sharon Gaudin, New York Times, Feb. 21, 2008.

DNA does the work: Building new gold crystals
By Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters UK, Jan. 30, 2008.

Nanotechnology costly to Russia
Calgary Herald, Jan. 18, 2008.

Nanotechnology Roadmap Unveiled
By Cho Jin-seo, Korea Times, Jan. 15, 2008.