Taiwan launches consortium to promote nanotechnology

Jan 22, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: ETaiwanNews.com

Hsinchu, Taiwan, Jan. 22 Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories launched a platform Tuesday to further promote nanotechnology in the private sector and academia, the organizers said.

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Prof Alexander Seifalian

Sheffield, UK

#1 Jan 22, 2013
Based on Nanotechnology:
Cancer victim growing a new nose in his arm: Businessman who lost organ to disease hopes to have new one sewn on to his face
British man, 56, who is being kept annonymous, lost his nose to skin cancer
Experts at University College London hope it will have a sense of smell
Professor Alex Seifalian said the nose will be the same as the man's orginal
It is the first time a nose has been grown from scratch and scientists say it procedure could be used to help car crash victims and wounded soldiers

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