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Foresight Institute appoints Julia Bossmann as new president

By | 2017-06-01T21:34:12+00:00 March 30th, 2016|About Foresight, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Nanodot, Press Releases|

Foresight Institute, a leading think-tank for transformative future technologies, such as nanotechnology, synthetic biology, and artificial intelligence, announced that Julia Bossmann has joined the organization as president.

Foresight Institute Awards Feynman Prizes in Nanotechnology to Amanda S. Barnard, Joseph W. Lyding

By | 2017-06-01T21:34:14+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|About Foresight, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Press Releases, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

The Theory Prize was given for research into diamond nanoparticles; the Experimental Prize was given for development of scanning tunneling microscope (STM) technology.

Carbyne: the strongest, stiffest carbon chain

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:12+00:00 October 11th, 2013|Articles, Computational nanotechnology, Molecular Electronics, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, Press Releases, Reports & publications, Research|

Carbyne – a straight line of carbon atoms linked by double bonds or by alternating single and triple bonds — is the next stiff, carbon-based structure with unusual [...]

Building a hub for nanotech advancement

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:12+00:00 September 17th, 2013|Future Medicine, Government programs, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanojobs, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, New Institutions, Press Releases|

Nanotechnology draws from physics, chemistry, engineering, computation, etc., and this multi-disciplinary nature has served as a major speed bump in achievement of envisioned nanotech goals. There has been [...]

Nanoscale box aids single-molecule optical detection

By | 2017-06-01T14:22:11+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Articles, Bionanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Press Releases, Reports & publications, Research|

Good old fashioned boxes are here to stay, even in the context of nanoscale devices. Across a broad range of technologies and size regimes, boxes serve as containers [...]

Shape may play an important role in nanoparticle-based therapeutics

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:20+00:00 October 19th, 2012|Bionanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Press Releases, Research|

Researchers from Johns Hopkins and Northwestern Universities developed a set of shape-tunable DNA-copolymer nanoparticles that incorporate a fixed amount of DNA yet display as much as 1,680-fold difference in transfection efficiency in rat liver studies. The study may shed new light on the importance of shape in nanoparticle-based drug delivery and gene therapy.

Feynman Prizes in Nanotechnology Awarded by Foresight Institute

By | 2017-06-01T21:34:19+00:00 December 20th, 2010|About Foresight, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Press Releases, Productive Nanosystems|

Palo Alto, CA - December 20, 2010 - The Foresight Institute, a nanotechnology education and public policy think tank based in Palo Alto, has announced the winners of the prestigious [...]

Congressman Commends Focus on Job Creation in National Nanotechnology Initiative Draft Strategic Plan

By | 2017-06-01T14:04:31+00:00 December 6th, 2010|Economics, Energy, Government programs, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanojobs, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, Press Releases|

Research and Science Education Subcommittee Chairman Dan Lipinski (IL-03) expressed his strong support for the National Nanotechnology Initiative's draft Strategic Plan, in particular its focus on ensuring that America's substantial investment in nanotech research and development is turned into new companies, products, and jobs.