Article - 10 Jul 2007
Our current way of living places massive demands on the environment surrounding us. The demands are not just harmful for the environment itself, but also for us, the people living in it....
Article - 20 Jan 2006
Since prehistory man has been aware of the importance of particle size in producing resources and wares with desired properties. Today, finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects...
Article - 29 Jul 2005
Technologies for producing metal nanopowders and metal nanopoarticles are described. Technologies include triorganohydroborate reduction, reduction of polyols, reduction of alcohols and the...
Article - 13 Nov 2003
Scientists at the National Taiwan University (NTU) have developed a catalyst that can be used in masks to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning due to fire. Posted November 11 2003
Article - 5 Mar 2007
As the world becomes increasingly aware of the potentially devastating effects of climate change, nanotechnology may hold the key to reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the production of cement.
Article - 2 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are being used in chemical synthesis, especially in the areas of catalysis, separations and remediation. The different types of nanomaterials and nanoparticles being...
Article - 27 Jul 2005
Producing food by molecular engineering is one of nanotechnology’s most ambitious goals - though there is some debate regarding what it is possible to achieve. What the experts are saying, an overview...
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Packaging for food and drink is already benefiting from using nanotechnology methods and devices, such as clay nanoparticles and nanosensors. Nanoclays, molecular barriers, nanocrystals, antimicrobial...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques offer ways of improving the quality of sensors. Looked at here are gas sensors, Schottky diodes, resistive sensors, electrochemical sensors, electrochemical...
Article - 6 Apr 2005
A new technology involving supercritical fluids has allowed the deposition of anchors on a variety of nanotube types. The new technology provides greater control over anchor loadings. Potential...