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Nanotechnology in New Mexico

  • Nanotechnology Introduction at About.com
  • Nanoscience at Sandia National Labs
  • National Nanotechnology Initiative

  • N.M. a Hot Spot for Tiny Tech
        Small Times, a trade magazine for tiny technology, ranks New Mexico as the No. 3 hot spot for nanotechnology, microsystems and microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS, industry.
    (Wednesday, March 17, 2004)

    Labs' Security Checks of Foreigners Criticized
        WASHINGTON— The Energy Department should improve safeguards to keep foreign scientists who work at government research labs from gaining unauthorized access to sensitive information, the agency watchdog said in a report Wednesday.
    (Thursday, January 15, 2004)

    Grant to Help UNM Be a Leader in Nanotechnology
        The National Science Foundation has selected a consortium that includes the University of New Mexico for a major grant program to advance nanotechnology research.
    (Wednesday, December 10, 2003)

    Sandia's '04 Budget Tops $2.2 Billion
        Sandia National Laboratories' budget in the 2004 fiscal year will top $2.2 billion, the largest in its history, lab officials announced Wednesday.
    (Thursday, November 20, 2003)

    Sandia Starts Building Microtechnology Lab
       Construction began Tuesday on what is expected to be the biggest, most advanced microtechnology laboratory in the United States.
    (August 19, 2003)

    Paste Combats Blaze Damage
        Wildland fire recovery on the historic Taos Pueblo is taking a leap into the future, using nanotechnology to help prevent soil erosion and to speed revegetation in the tribe's burned-out watershed.
    (Thursday, August 14, 2003)

  • Money for N.M. Labs Advances in U.S. Senate (Thursday, July 17, 2003)
  • UNM a School for All Seasons (Sunday, August 11, 2002)
  • Labs Rise to Meet Terror Challenge (Sunday, March 10, 2002)