TU/e researchers want to develop solar cells with an efficiency of over 65 percent by means of nanotechnology. In Southern Europe and North Africa these new solar cells can generate a substantial portion of the European demand for electricity. The Dutch government reserves EUR 1.2 million for the research. An agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, will grant the ... Read More »
Daily Archives: June 20, 2010
US view nanotechnology as one of the most promising technologies able to provide the greatest economic benefits to society.
New technologies are changing our world fast, as is obvious to anyone using the latest smart phone, wearing the latest nano-fiber fabric, or filling a prescription for the latest biotech-derived medicine. Now the US President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) wants to hear from you about how the Federal government can best use its resources so three ... Read More »
I have talked previously about fashion issues – issues which are at the front of society’s mind then fade away as the next issue takes centre stage (see here). One of the issues I mentioned was genetically modified crops. If you go back a decade, there was a global outcry at the prospect of breeding GM crops for human consumption. ... Read More »
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Technology is shrinking at a rather rapid rate. As a result, more and more advancements are taking place at the cellular, molecular and atomic level — at the nanoscale. With scientific understanding growing, it is becoming possible to engineer the smallest devices and applications to help in a variety of fields. One of the fields that is likely to benefit ... Read More »