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Get paid for nanotechnology blogging

Posted by Christine Peterson on May 9th, 2007

The Nanotechbuzz blog gets some traffic, or did, so here’s an opportunity for all you nanotech trackers out there: Creative Weblogging is currently look for a professional blogger to take over the Nanotechbuzz blog. Obviously, applicants should have experience and knowledge about nanotechnology. However, they should also have strong writing skills with a minimum of [...]

Nanotechnology patent problems blamed on unionization

Posted by Christine Peterson on April 9th, 2007

Small Times reports on a meeting held in Oregon among a wide variety of nanotechnology-based business participants, at which many commercialization challenges were discussed. One was difficulties encountered with the U.S. Patent office: Start-ups expressed frustration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Long waits for patent award decisions make it difficult for them [...]

To fund nanotechnology, shop at Home Depot

Posted by Christine Peterson on January 5th, 2007

Bernie Marcus, co-founder and one of Home Depot’s largest individual shareholders, has been named “Forbes/Wolfe 2006 Nanotech Person of the Year”. I was a little surprised until I read this interview; he’s quite a visionary and is putting his money where his mouth is. Here at Foresight, we like that a lot. Some excerpts: Recently, [...]

U.S. government advice on nanotechnology careers

Posted by Christine Peterson on January 2nd, 2007

Nanotechnology career advice is available from the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education at It’s a pretty good place to start for people who are entirely new to the field. Most of the link lists include useful sites. A couple of areas could use additional work. The Nanotechnology — Tools and Technology section lists [...]