Article - 15 Feb 2008
The Nanotechnology in Coatings online course by SpecialChem will benefit both newcomers to the industry and specialists wishing to enhance their understanding of nanoparticles in coatings...
News - 4 Feb 2016
Rechargeable lithium metal batteries have been known for four decades to offer energy storage capabilities far superior to today’s workhorse lithium-ion technology that powers our smartphones...
News - 8 Mar 2013
Northwestern University research has a wide reach. This month, it went all the way to outer space.
The Dragon, the commercial SpaceX vessel that delivered 1,200 pounds of supplies to the...
News - 16 Apr 2010
In order to be able to understand complex organs such as the brain or the nervous system, simplified model systems are required.
A group of scientists led by the Frankfurt brain researcher Erin...
News - 10 Mar 2015
Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have captured the first real-time nanoscale images of lithium dendrite structures known to degrade lithium-ion batteries....
News - 16 Mar 2011
By Cameron Chai
Optical stimuli are required to be communicated to the brain from the eye. For this, necessary data is pre-processed by the eye.
Retinal ganglion cells that convey visual data to the...
News - 13 Apr 2015
An eruption of lithium at the tip of a battery's electrode, cracks in the electrode's body, and a coat forming on the electrode's surface reveal how recharging a battery many times leads...
News - 3 May 2010
German scientists have refined and used a method to observe how individual
nerve cells process visual information in a living brain. The new microscopic
method made it possible for them to...
News - 30 Apr 2010
Pioneering a novel microscopy method, neuroscientist Arthur Konnerth and colleagues from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) have shown that individual neurons carry out significant aspects of...
News - 14 Aug 2014
Cornell chemical engineers have achieved a breakthrough in the race to achieve safer, longer-lasting batteries to power the world’s automobiles, cell phones, computers and autonomous...