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This article says that U.S.-based energy company Chevron is investing in the development of nanotechnology applications for oil refinement that could increase the profitability of extracting oil from tar sands. Chevron recently announced that it has acquired the leases to 75,000 acres in northern Canada...
AmBev, Brazil's largest private consumer goods producer and the largest brewery in Latin America, will be incorporating U.S. company Industrial Nanotech, Inc.'s line of Nansulate industrial coatings into its plant maintenance program. Francesca Crolley of Industrial Nanotech said, "Large...
The second webinar in the 2010 Nanotechnology Today webinar series, sponsored by United States-based firm Keller and Heckman LLP and NanoReg®, will be held on September 1, 2010, from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM US Eastern time. The webinar, "Manufactured Nanomaterials: Europe and North America Forecast",...
Industrial Nanotech, a U.S.-based company that innovates nanotechnology applications, has entered into an agreement with North America's "Big Three" automakers, General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler, to incorporate its Nanosulate™ coatings into the production of some models for energy...
The U.S. Department of Justice has approved a venture in which a consortium of five oil companies will partner with the University of Texas at Austin in the U.S. to develop subsurface nanosensors to explore hydrocarbon reservoirs for oil and gas. The five oil companies involved are BP America, ConocoPhillips...
This opinion piece, by Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, in the United States, suggests that the political left has discovered a "demon" science – nanotechnology – and a movement is afoot to rein in the emerging technology for its risks, real, perceived and...
U.S. nanotechnology company Industrial Nanotech, Inc. has announced that it will be meeting with engineers and executives from Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras to discuss potential projects that the two companies can undertake in addition to the currently scheduled plan for Industrial Nanotech...
Researchers from North Carolina State University in the U.S. have released a new study indicating that the public tends to become more “worried and cautious” about the potential benefits of nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies as their level of education...
Researchers from the University of North Carolina in the U.S. have developed a nanotechnology-based engine oil additive that can increase the fuel efficiency of automobiles by 35 to 50 percent and reduce carbon emissions by 90 percent. Researcher Jay Narayan said that the additive has been successfully...
Several U.S.-based nanotechnology organizations and companies, including Foresight Nanotech Institute, Environmental Defense, and DuPont, have submitted a letter to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies, requesting an allocation of US$1 million for an...