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EPSRC Nanotechnology Strategy/Senior Strategic Advisor for Nanotechnology

In nano on June 15, 2007 at 1:31 pm

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The UK Government’s leading funding agency for research and training in engineering and the physical sciences
Strategy see here
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Virtual Immortality for Virtual Eternity

In Uncategorized on June 15, 2007 at 1:24 pm

…Now, the National Science Foundation has awarded a half-million-dollar grant to the universities of Central Florida at Orlando and Illinois at Chicago to explore how researchers might use artificial intelligence, archiving, and computer imaging to create convincing, digital versions of real people, a possible first step toward virtual immortality….
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Russian government sets up state council for nanotechnology

In nano on June 15, 2007 at 1:21 pm

MOSCOW, June 14 (RIA Novosti) – The Russian government has set up a state council for nanotechnology, to be chaired by Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov, the government’s press service said Thursday.

The resolution on the formation of the new body, which will ensure interaction between government, business and scientists in the implementation of the state policy in the spheres of nanotechnology and nano-industry,…
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Cost of solar electricity

In Uncategorized on June 15, 2007 at 1:12 pm

Boeing promises to cut the delivered price of electricity via concentrated solar to 15 cents per kilowatt hour by 2010, from an estimated 32 cents per kilowatt hour today, and to cut that price in half again by 2015. That would make solar power less expensive than electricity from the grid in much of the United States, where the average price of electricity in recent months has been about 10 cents per kilowatt hour.
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