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Below are links to “science in the news” that you can use in your classroom. You will find the latest breaking information on our region’s growth industries and the SciTech focus areas of Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Robotics, Advanced Materials Processes, Environmental Technology and Information Technology.
March 19, 2007
Viruses as nanotechnology building blocks for materials and devices: orgranic nanoparticles
March 7, 2007
Cement and Concrete Combined With Nanotechnology May Hold Key To Reducing Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
March 1, 2007
Nanotechnology creates material that reflects virtually no light - new class of nanotechnology materials could lead to more efficient solar cells, brighter LEDs.
Feb 28, 2007
GE Scientists Discover that Nanostructures on the Surface of Butterfly Wings Exhibit Acute Chemical Sensing Capabilities
Feb 27, 2007
Man Invents Machine To Cure Cancer
Feb 7, 2007
Volcanoes and Nanotechnology - Could these forms of carbon already have been generated on Earth millions of years ago?
Feb 3, 2007
EPA announces grants for nanotechnology research to improve drinking water - aimed at ensuring that the United States has the safest drinking water in the world.
Jan 31, 2007
Tiny electronics-based detectors could provide simple tests for cancer or bioterror agents.
Jan 30, 2007
Nanotechnology food coming to a fridge near you
Jan 10, 2007
See in the dark with Nanotechnology! (video clip)
Advanced Materials Processes
Advanced Materials Processes Archives
March 4, 2007
Oscar Goes Lean, Clean and Green - AND -
Best Documentary Feature goes to “An Inconvenient Truth”
March 1, 2007
Voyage to study an “open wound” on the Atlantic seafloor where the Earth’s deep interior lies exposed without any crust covering
Feb 26, 2007
Australia to Phase Out Incandescent Lightbulbs
Feb 14, 2007
Offshore Wind Farm Could Blow Away Energy Needs - The reduced use of fossil fuels would reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the area by 57 percent, even in New England, one of the world’s most highly polluting areas, according to the study.
Feb 1, 2007
Breaking News: 113 Nations Agree ... Climate Change 'Very Likely' Caused by Humans
Susan Solomon helped patch the ozone layer. Now as a leader of a major United Nations Report - out this month - she's going after global warming.
Jan 22, 2007
Hot New Study: Earth's Heat Can Power Our Future
Environmental Technology Archives
Information Technology Archives
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