• New Translations for Three Singularity Institute Papers

    Updated: 2013-01-10 22:34:41
    Thanks to the hardworking members of singularityvolunteers.org, we now have three additional translations of research papers published by the Singularity Institute! You can also find these translations and others on our Research Page. Spanish translation of Intelligence Explosion: Evidence and Import … Continue reading →

  • Variety is the spice of … accurate chemical testing

    Updated: 2013-01-10 16:47:00
    Rachel Shaffer is a research assistant.  Jennifer McPartland, Ph.D., is a Health Scientist. There has been a lot of buzz in recent years about the federal government’s new chemical testing initiatives, ToxCast and Tox21 (see, for example, these articles in Scientific American and the New York Times).  These programs are developing high-throughput (HT) in-vitro testing [...]

  • New Transcript: Eliezer Yudkowsky and Massimo Pigliucci on the Singularity

    Updated: 2013-01-10 04:34:20
    In this 2010 conversation hosted by bloggingheads.tv, Eliezer Yudkowsky and Massimo Pigliucci attempt to unpack the fundamental assumptions involved in determining the plausability of a technological singularity. A transcript of the conversation is now available here, thanks to Ethan Dickinson and Patrick Stevens of SingularityVolunteers.org. A video … Continue reading →

  • WITec AFM/Raman Workshop

    Updated: 2013-01-10 00:00:00
    Workshop: 5 Feb 2013, Leatherhead, Surrey, United Kingdom. Organized by LOT-QuantumDesign .

  • International Conference on Neutron Scattering 2013 (ICNS)

    Updated: 2013-01-10 00:00:00
    Conference/exhibition: 8 Jul 2013 - 12 Jul 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Organized by The Institute of Physics.

  • E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting

    Updated: 2013-01-09 00:00:00
    Conference/exhibition: 27 May 2013 - 30 May 2013, Strasbourg, France.

  • EuroNanoForum 2013

    Updated: 2013-01-09 00:00:00
    Conference/exhibition: 18 Jun 2013 - 20 Jun 2013, Dublin, Ireland. Organized by Enterprise Ireland & Spinverse.

  • EPA Regulatory Agenda Includes Notices Concerning Nanoscale Materials

    Updated: 2013-01-08 00:01:35
    Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Law Blog : Lawyer Attorney Bergeson Campbell Law Firm Nanotech and Chemical Legal Developments Published By Bergeson Campbell , . P.C Regulatory legal developments involving nanotechnologies nanomaterials About Contact Services Archives Home Federal EPA Regulatory Agenda Includes Notices Concerning Nanoscale Materials EPA Regulatory Agenda Includes Notices Concerning Nanoscale Materials Posted on January 7, 2013 by Lynn L . Bergeson Email This Print Comments Trackbacks Share Link The U.S . Environmental Protection Agency EPA is scheduled to announce in the January 8, 2013, Federal Register the availability of its 2012 Regulatory Agenda . nbsp EPA's Regulatory Agenda includes the following notice concerning nanoscale materials Nanoscale

  • Nanofair 2014 - 10th International Nanotechnology Symposium

    Updated: 2013-01-08 00:00:00
    Conference: 1 Jul 2014 - 2 Jul 2014, Dresden, Germany. Organized by Fraunhofer IWS Dresden.

  • Joint European Symposia on Magnetism (JEMS 2013)

    Updated: 2013-01-07 00:00:00
    Conference/exhibition: 25 Aug 2013 - 28 Aug 2013, Rodos Palace Convenion Center, Rhodes, Greece.

  • Keep Calm and Reduce X-Risk

    Updated: 2013-01-06 23:26:38
    Here’s Ioven, sitting under our new office sign: It was inspired by something we saw at the offices of our friends at FHI:

  • 2nd Dresden Conference "Energy in Future"

    Updated: 2013-01-03 00:00:00
    Conference: 28 May 2013 - 29 May 2013, Dresden, Germany. Organized by Fraunhofer IWS Dresden.

  • Danish Consumer Council and Danish Ecological Council Launch Nano Database

    Updated: 2012-12-27 23:07:35
    Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Law Blog : Lawyer Attorney Bergeson Campbell Law Firm Nanotech and Chemical Legal Developments Published By Bergeson Campbell , . P.C Regulatory legal developments involving nanotechnologies nanomaterials About Contact Services Archives Home International Danish Consumer Council and Danish Ecological Council Launch Nano Database Danish Consumer Council and Danish Ecological Council Launch Nano Database Posted on December 27, 2012 by Lynn L . Bergeson Email This Print Comments Trackbacks Share Link The Danish Consumer Council and the Danish Ecological Council , in cooperation with the Technical University of Denmark DTU Environment , have developed a database intended to help consumers identify more than 1,200 products that may contain

  • Thiel Fellowship Applications are Open Until December 31!

    Updated: 2012-12-27 00:07:04
    Think about the smartest teenager (under 20) you know. Is this person passionate about science, technology, or entrepreneurship? If so, talk to him or her about starting a business or developing an invention or breakthrough. The 20 under 20 Thiel … Continue reading →

  • EPA Amends Definition of Clean Cellulosic Biomass

    Updated: 2012-12-26 21:04:51
    Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Law Blog : Lawyer Attorney Bergeson Campbell Law Firm Nanotech and Chemical Legal Developments Published By Bergeson Campbell , . P.C Regulatory legal developments involving nanotechnologies nanomaterials About Contact Services Archives Home Federal EPA Amends Definition of Clean Cellulosic Biomass EPA Amends Definition of Clean Cellulosic Biomass Posted on December 26, 2012 by Lynn L . Bergeson Email This Print Comments Trackbacks Share Link On December 20, 2012, U.S . Environmental Protection Agency EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson signed a final rule setting forth EPA's final decision on the issues for which it granted reconsideration pertaining to its March 21, 2011, final rule entitled Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources and

  • $100,000 grants for 20 entrepreneurs under 20 years to develop their dreams

    Updated: 2012-12-21 00:07:42
    Apply by December 31 for one of 20 $100,000 grants offered by the Thiel Foundation to those under 20 to develop their entrepreneurial dreams.

  • Semiconductor Reliability

    Updated: 2012-12-21 00:00:00
    Course: 23 Jan 2013 - 25 Jan 2013, San Jose, CA, United States. Organized by Semitracks, Inc..

  • Failure and Yield Analysis

    Updated: 2012-12-21 00:00:00
    Course: 28 Jan 2013 - 31 Jan 2013, San Jose, CA, United States. Organized by Semitracks, Inc..

  • Testing and improving scaffolded DNA origami for molecular nanotechnology

    Updated: 2012-12-20 02:20:37
    In two different sets of experiments a German research group has shown that scaffolded DNA origami can be used to assemble complex structures with precise sub-nanometer positional control, and that constant temperature reaction can greatly increase yields and decrease production times.

  • 5th International Conference on Recent Progress in Graphene Research

    Updated: 2012-12-20 00:00:00
    Conference: 9 Sep 2013 - 13 Sep 2013, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Chemicals R Us: New ACC-sponsored website says chemicals are safe and fun for kids!

    Updated: 2012-12-19 14:53:44
    Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist. [See also my more recent post on this topic here.] I was alerted yesterday to a new website – kidschemicalsafety.org – funded by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and run by its right-hand “non-profit,” TERA (Toxicology Excellence in Risk Assessment).  The website and an accompanying Facebook page are [...]

  • NIOSH to Publish Information and Comment Request for Silver Nanoparticles

    Updated: 2012-12-18 18:22:07
    Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Law Blog : Lawyer Attorney Bergeson Campbell Law Firm Nanotech and Chemical Legal Developments Published By Bergeson Campbell , . P.C Regulatory legal developments involving nanotechnologies nanomaterials About Contact Services Archives Home Federal NIOSH to Publish Information and Comment Request for Silver Nanoparticles NIOSH to Publish Information and Comment Request for Silver Nanoparticles Posted on December 18, 2012 by Lynn L . Bergeson Email This Print Comments Trackbacks Share Link The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH is scheduled to publish in the December 19, 2012, Federal Register a request for information and comment on silver nanoparticles . nbsp According to the notice , NIOSH has initiated an evaluation

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