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March 12, 2009
Under the terms of the agreement, Zyvex will provide the chemistry and nanotubes, and PolyOne will compound the nanotubes with "a  variety" of engineering plastics....
March 10, 2009
NanoSEC's nanocomposite technology improves the barrier properties, strength, and heat and flame resistance of polymers....
March 9, 2009
Decreasing cost and the ability of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) to increase nonflammability while enhancing material strength and electrostatic dicharge effects will drive its increasing use in flame retardant products, according to a recent report by Frost & Sullivan (Mumbai)....
January 16, 2009
Privately owned start up Catalyx Nanotech (Anaheim, CA), a producer of nanomaterials from renewable resources, says it plans to commercialize a technology to generate...
December 15, 2008
The National Research Council, a division of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington), says there are serious gaps in the government’s plan for assessing risks...
December 12, 2008
George Washington University (GW; Washington) says it will establish the GW Institute for Nanotechnology, which will draw on expertise from several disciplines, including chemistry...
December 5, 2008
George Washington University (GW; Washington) says it will establish the GW Institute for Nanotechnology, which will draw on expertise from multidisciplines, including chemistry and...
November 20, 2008
Cefic is today celebrating the 10th anniversary of the long range research initiative (LRI)-a program designed to provide answers to gaps in fundamental scientific data relating to...
November 10, 2008
The nanoelectronic chemical market is rapidly growing amid demand for the miniaturization of integrated circuits (IC), says a recent electronic chemical report by SRI Consulting (SRIC...
September 12, 2008
The market for nanomaterials, or particles that are a thousand millionths of a meter­, has risen from a few hundred million dollars several years ago to billions of dollars...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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