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Call for Papers Converging Technologies, Changing Societies

In 9204, Call For Papers on October 21, 2008 at 9:36 pm

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Call for Papers Converging Technologies, Changing Societies

In 9204, Call For Papers on October 21, 2008 at 9:35 pm

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Scientists have shown it is possible to harness brain signals and redirect them to make paralysed limbs move.

In Uncategorized on October 18, 2008 at 3:15 pm

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Nanotechnology Could Kill Small Farmers

In Food, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 8:05 pm

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Nanotechnology Boosts War On Superbugs

In Health, Microbe, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 8:04 pm

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As Synthetic Biology Becomes Affordable, Amateur Labs Thrive

In Synthetic Biology on October 13, 2008 at 8:02 pm

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CENARIOS on track to become global nanotechnology safety standard

In Conference, Law, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 8:00 pm

(Nanowerk News) In the context of the 4th NanoRegulation Conference from September 16-17 in St.Gallen (Switzerland), the globally active certification company TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH presented the CENARIOS® certification standard. The first and only nano safety standard with certificate worldwide brings transparency and safety for companies, authorities, investors and consumers.
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Nano review by Food Safety Authority of Ireland calls for adequate regulatory controls

In Food, Law, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 7:58 pm

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Dakar Statement on Manufactured Nanomaterials Forum VI of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS)

In Conference, Declaration, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 7:53 pm

The statement below on nanotechnology and manufactured nanomaterials was adopted last week by seventy governments, 12 intergovernmental organizations, and 39 nongovernmental organizations participating in Forum VI of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS) in Dakar,Senegal.

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International Conference on the Environmental Implications and Applications of Nanotechnology

In Call For Papers, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 7:44 pm

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No regulatory void on nanotech, says European Commission

In Law, nano, Nanoscale, NBICS on October 13, 2008 at 7:40 pm

While knowledge gaps remain regarding the potential risks of nanotechnologies, the European Commission again expressed confidence that existing EU regulation can be applied to this emerging sector, stressing that the challenge ahead lies in their implementation.
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ESF-LiU Conference THE PERFECT BODY: BETWEEN NORMATIVITY AND CONSUMERISM

In Ableism, Conference on October 7, 2008 at 9:39 pm

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ONCE International Research and Development Award in New Technologies for the Blind and Visually Impaired

In 8419510, Ableism, Disabled People on October 6, 2008 at 9:18 pm

ONCE International Research and Development Award in New Technologies for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The aim of the International R&D Award in New Technologies for the Blind and Visually Impaired, held bi-annually by the ONCE (Spanish National Organisation for the Blind), is to distinguish and recompense those researches whose development, use or application represent a clear improvement in the quality of life, equality of opportunities or the process of social and working integration of the blind and visually impaired.
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Through this Award, ONCE seeks to stimulate the promotion of scientific technical research aimed at technological developments and innovations in the field of engineering, artificial intelligence, computing, telecommunications, microtechnology and nanoelectronics, with the ultimate purpose of correcting or overcoming the limitations suffered by the blind or the visually impaired on account of their disability.

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