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July 29, 2008
Senators John Kerry (D., MA) and Olympia Snowe (D., ME) have introduced legislation that would address concerns associated with the federal government’s National Nanotechnology...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Senate-Takes-Up-Nanotech-R-and-D-Bill_13284.html
July 4, 2008
 Evonik Industries and BASF say they have agreed to co-develop ceria-based slurries used in the fabrication of computer chips. The agreement will leverage BASF’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Electronics-BASF-and-Evonik-Co-develop-CMP-Slurries_12854.html
June 26, 2008
Cefic says a conference on nanotechnology it held yesterday in Brussels marks a significant step toward greater transparency relating to the manufacture and safety of nanomaterials in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Cefic-Takes-Nano-Steps_12667.html
June 3, 2008
Two separate scientific studies have concluded that certain carbon nanotubes have the potential to be as dangerous to human health as asbestos fibers. The studies are among the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Are-Nanotubes-the-Next-Asbestos_12236.html
May 23, 2008
Some carbon nanotubes (CNT), tiny cylinders of graphite that exhibit extraordinary properties, could be as harmful to human health as asbestos, says a study published in the May 20...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Carbon-Nanotubes-Could-Pose-Health-Risks-Akin-to-Asbestos_12072.html
March 10, 2008
ShengdaTech (Tai’an City, China), a manufacturer of nano-precipitated calcium carbonate (NPCC) products and coal-based chemicals, says it has developed an NPCC product for use in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Nano-PCC-Developed-for-PE-Products_10780.html
March 3, 2008
Rohm and Haas (R&H) says it has entered into two agreements with IBM to jointly develop materials and processes for next-generation chips. Both collaborations will focus on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/R-and-H-and-IBM-Team-Up-for-Next-Gen-Chip-Technology_10632.html
February 25, 2008
Rohm and Haas (R&H) says it will work with IBM to create patterning materials and processes to enable ion implantation at and below the 32-nanometer (nm) scale. The companies will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/R-and-H-and-IBM-Team-Up-for-32-nm-Technology_10544.html
February 12, 2008
PPG Industries says it has acquired NanoProducts Corp. (Longmont, CO), a producer of nanoproduct materials and technology. Terms were not disclosed. “This acquisition...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/PPG-Acquires-Nano-Materials-Firm_10293.html
February 4, 2008
EPA launched a program last week for voluntary reporting of engineered nanomaterials. The Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program (NMSP) requests that firms submit information to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/EPA-Releases-Nanomaterials-Reporting-Guidelines_10196.html
January 18, 2008
A spending bill passed by Congress late last month contains a mandate for EPA to coordinate with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington) in developing a federal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Congress-Mandates-EPA-Work-with-NAS-on-Nanotechnology-Research_9917.html
January 16, 2008
A spending bill passed by Congress late last month contains a mandate for EPA to coordinate with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington) in developing a federal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Congress-Mandates-EPA-Work-with-NAS-on-Nanotechnology-Research_9824.html
November 20, 2007
Brenntag Schweizerhall, a unit of Brenntag, and Bühler Partec (Uzwil, Switzerland), a nanotech firm, have agreed on a carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersion deal. Under the deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Brenntag-Buhler-Partec-Team-Up_8949.html
August 20, 2007
The nanotechnology industry has begun to consolidate as offerings mature, volumes rise, and prices fall, prompting some startups to exit the market or put themselves on the block, says...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/Nanotech_7033.html
August 20, 2007
From lipsticks that promise pouty lips to composites that boast tensile strength 100 times that of steel and at a fraction of the weight, nanomaterials are being used in a greater...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/The-Scoop-on-Nano-Safety_7034.html
August 7, 2007
BASF Venture Capital, a BASF subsidiary, says SDCmaterials (Tempe, AZ), a nanomaterials start-up in which it holds a stake, will build a small-scale nanomaterials production unit at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/BASF-Ups-Stake-in-Nanotech-Start-Up_6785.html
August 1, 2007
DuPont and Environmental Defense (ED; Washington) released a set of tools last week to evaluate and address the environmental, health, and safety risks of nanomaterials. The framework...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/DuPont-and-ED-Release-Nano-Risk-Guide_6726.html
July 30, 2007
DuPont and Environmental Defense (ED; Washington) have jointly developed a set of tools to evaluate and address potential risks of nanoscale materials. The final document will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/nanotech/DuPont-ED-to-Issue-Nano-Risk-Guide_6615.html
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