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Mapping the New U.S. NanoMetro Economy

May 15, 2007
With nanotechnology poised to be the globe's next big economic driver, five U.S. cities have emerged as the country's top "Nano Metro" locations—areas with the nation's highest concentration of nanotech companies, universities, research laboratories, and organizations. Utilizing technology from Google Maps®, the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies has created a mashup to display this newly compiled data.

Nanotechnology and the World

May 02, 2007
As other countries increasingly incorporate nanotechnology into products, they too have the opportunity to address safety, oversight, and public perception concerns from the outset. We all share this responsibility, says Wilson Center research associate Evan Michelson.

The Promise of Nanotechnology

May 01, 2007
Nanotechnology is used to make hundreds of different consumer products and is already revolutionizing medicine. The Wilson Center's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, supported by the Pew Charitable Trusts, is assessing the enormous potential while keeping an eye on environmental and safety concerns.

New Podcasts and Newsletter Look to the Future of Nanotechnology

Apr 26, 2007
Given the incredible promise of the fast emerging field—and the billions in public and private investment that it has attracted—the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies has launched a series of newsletters and podcasts focused on progress toward exciting applications on the horizon of nanotechnology.

F&G Releases Sensor White Paper

Feb 23, 2007
February 2007 - White paper evaluates distributed sensing systems for water quality assessment and management.

Business, Government Use Video Games to Explore Serious Issues

Jan 17, 2007
January 2007 - Sheila Riley reports in Investor's Business Daily on how govenment agencies like the EPA are using serious games to teach important concepts.

Nanotech Safety Needs Specific Government Risk Research Strategy and Funding

Jan 04, 2007
"Prioritizing nanotechnology risk research isn't rocket science," says Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies chief scientist Andrew Maynard.

Research Needs and Priorities Related to the Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanoscale Materials

Jan 03, 2007
Testimony by Andrew D. Maynard, Ph.D.Chief Science Advisor Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Wisdom of Gamers

Jan 01, 2007
January 2007 - How many players does it take to balance the budget? David Rejeski wants you to put on your game face.

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