Article - 6 Sep 2004
QinetiQ researchers have figured out a way to incorporate silver nanoparticles into fibres that give the resultant material bacteria and fungus resistant properties. Posted August 18 2004
Article - 23 Feb 2004
Researchers from Singapore’s Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology have developed a transparent wound dressing that utilises nanomaterials. Posted February 17 2004
Article - 16 Aug 2006
Manufacturing entire objects from pure silver metal or coating them with silver is prohibitively expensive for consumer items but research has found that impregnating other materials with silver...
News - 29 Oct 2015
A radiotherapeutic bandage is being evaluated by researchers for efficacy against squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in an animal model. These results could confirm the viability of a new and improved...
News - 16 Oct 2008
Scientists in Israel are reporting the first successful spinning of a key
natural protein into strong nano-sized fibers about 1/50,000th the width of
a human hair. The advance could lead to a...
News - 2 Feb 2009
Someday, moving a large, flat-screen TV across the country might be as simple
as taking it off the wall, rolling it up and sliding it into a study tube. That's
the vision of researchers...
News - 19 Feb 2008
researchers and colleagues have created a waterproof adhesive bandage
inspired by gecko lizards that may soon join sutures and staples as a
basic operating room tool for patching up surgical...
News - 21 Mar 2013
A new wonder material that can generate hydrogen, produce clean water and even create energy.
Science fiction? Hardly, and there's more - It can also desalinate water, be used as...
News - 31 Mar 2015
Scientists have developed tiny 'nanoneedles' that have successfully prompted parts of the body to generate new blood vessels, in a trial in mice.
The researchers, from Imperial College...
News - 19 Jul 2007
Geckos are remarkable in their ability to scurry up vertical
surfaces and even move along upside down. Their feet stick but only
temporarily, coming off of surfaces again and again like a sticky...