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- Occupational Hazards reports on the expected NIOSH nanotech guidelines.
- Nanotechnology Law Report‘s Patrick Lewis, via Slashdot, gets in the holiday mood by explaining that Santa uses nanotechnology.
- NanoTechWire reports that researchers from the Swiss Nanoscience Institute in Basel have developed a rapid method to detect the activity of a gene involved in controlling tumor growth.
- Nanodot proudly notes that the first of Forbes’ top five nanotechnology breakthroughs in 2007 is the winner of this year’s Foresight Institute Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology.
- At blog~nano Rocky Rawstern predicts the nano headlines of 2007 (including "Extensive use of nanotubes in composite materials").
- Soft Machines reports on the Avignon nanotechnology ethics conference “Ethical and Societal Implications of the Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Convergence”.